14 SEP 2020

NICOLA SHINDLER AND ITV STUDIOS JOINT IN A DRAMA VENTURE

The new level will see the highlighted producer to develop and produce premium drama for the UK and international market and International distribution for Shindler's new label will be handled by ITV Studios.

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Multi-award-winning and acclaimed producer Nicola Shindler is to launch a new scripted label within ITV Studios. Based in Manchester, the new label will see her develop and produce premium drama for the UK and international markets.

Shindler will join ITV Studios and launch her new label in 2021 and International distribution for Shindler's new label will be handled by ITV Studios.

Julian Bellamy, MD ITV Studios, said: “Nicola is one of Britain's most talented and prolific drama producers. She's been behind some of the UK's best, most memorable dramas from 'Queer As Folk' to 'Happy Valley' and I'm delighted that Nicola will be starting a new drama venture with ITV Studios. I'm looking forward to, with Nicola, sharing more details about her new label next year when she joins"

Shindler is one of the UK’s leading drama executive producers and renowned for her creative relationships with the talent which has led to a hugely impressive body of work, including "Happy Valley", #Last Tango" in Halifax, and "Years and Years" for the BBC; the ground-breaking "Queer As Folk", "Cucumber and the upcoming Boys" for Channel 4; "Butterfly" and five series of "Scott and Bailey" for ITV and the recent Netflix Original, Harlan Coben’s "The Stranger".

Winner of 7 BAFTA Awards, including 2019’s Special BAFTA, and awarded an OBE for her services to British Broadcasting, Shindler’s credits also include the first drama on BBC3 "Burn It", "Danny and the Human Zoo" for the BBC, "The Five" for Sky and "Safe" for Netflix.