Acamar Films has hired Kate Dickson as Director of Communications for the Camden-based independent studio. In her new role, she reports to Mikael Shields, CEO Acamar Films and is responsible for Acamar’s overall communications strategy, and for audience communications on "Bing" as the property continues its global expansion; launching into new markets and expanding across a variety of platforms.
“We’re all genuinely excited about Kate joining our team. She brings a wealth of communications expertise to Acamar Films but more than that she has a real appreciation of 'Bing', his world and the impact of the series on viewers,” said Mikael Shields. “Kate will play a leadership role in Acamar’s communications strategy, introducing 'Bing' to audiences as we forge new partnerships, launch across platforms and bring the series to new international territories.”
From 2012 until 2018, Kate served as Director of Communications at Nickelodeon UK and Ireland where she was responsible for all communications for Nickelodeon, Nicktoons, Nick Jr. and their properties as well as Channel 5’s Milkshake!
“Children’s entertainment has always held my heart and I am honoured to be given the opportunity to work on 'Bing', a series that has meant so much to my own family. I have seen first-hand the way that Bing provides a framework for young children to understand their world and it is brilliant to be part of the Acamar team as Bing continues to grow and find new fans," said Kate Dickson.
Kate will play a leadership role in Acamar’s communications strategy, introducing 'Bing' to audiences as we forge new partnerships, launch across platforms and bring the series to new international territories ” Mikael Shields CEO Acamar Films