stage 2 DEVELOPMENT consultant
Clare is Non-Exec Director of the UK’s leading TV consultancy K7 Media, regularly writing and presenting on global content trends for clients ranging from Fox, Sony and Warner Brothers, to SVT (Sweden) and NRK (Norway), and at TV Festivals from Copenhagen to Tel Aviv.
Alongside this she runs development workshops, team training sessions and channel/ commissioning strategy projects for clients including the BBC, Channel 4, ITV Studios (UK & US), EndemolShine, All3Media, MTV, RTL/ UFA (Germany), Lagadere Sports and several Chinese broadcasters including CCTV and Shanghai Media Group. She also consults on the development slates of several smaller indies in France, Ireland, Scotland and London, and has worked with others on the Indielab accelerator programme to carry out bespoke 360 feedback reports to better understand how they are perceived by commissioners.
Clare’s background is in entertainment and factual entertainment development: in-house at ITV from 2000 - 2008, she headed up their Entertainment Development team, steering work on international formats including Saturday Night Takeaway, Gameshow Marathon and Celebrities Under Pressure for ITV, Brainiac for Sky and American Princess for NBC in the US.
In the last couple of years she has also worked for US company Core Media on their company acquisitions strategy, and Exec Produced ITV access documentary, Girls With Autism.