Indie production company Woodcut Media has promoted series producer Nick Mavroidakis to Executive Producer, effective January 2023. As Executive Producer, Mavroidakis will take the creative lead on a number of Woodcut’s most successful franchises. He will work with the team to ensure the shows continue to be produced with the highest production values and continue to deliver programming for global and domestic networks.
In addition, he will work closely with the Woodcut development team to craft the next generation of hit shows. Nick joined Woodcut Media in 2016, working as a Series Producer on various series and specials, most notably the long-running hit True Crime docuseries "Britain’s Most Evil Killers" and "World’s Most Evil Killers" (with 7 seasons to date), and was responsible for creating this format. He also produced the history series "Britain’s Forgotten Wars" with Tony Robinson and "World’s Greatest Palaces," the factual entertainment series "Animal Antics," and many more. Prior to Woodcut Media, his production credits included Rude Tube (Channel 4) for October Films, Big Brother (Australia – Channel 10) for Endemol Shine Group, and Real Rescues (BBC) for Topical Television.
Kate Beal, Founder & CEO at Woodcut Media, said: “Nick has been an integral part of Woodcut’s growth, creating standout unscripted programming, diligently working with cast and crew to bring the best talent to the forefront of our content. He is a real all-rounder with a populist touch! We are delighted to announce Koulla’s promotion which is well deserved – launching a successful distribution business in the midst of a pandemic is an outstanding achievement. It’s also a pleasure to have Victoria on board, whose calm expertise is very welcome as we continue to grow and break new ground.”
Koulla Anastasi has also been promoted to Managing Director of Woodcut’s sales operation, Woodcut International which launched in 2020, alongside her existing role as Commercial Director for Woodcut Media. Moreover, Victoria Baderman recently joined Woodcut Media as Head of Finance. Prior to Woodcut, she held various positions as Financial Controller for companies such as VG & P Ltd, YSC Consulting, and What If! Innovation. Reporting to Kate Beal, her remit is to provide financial support and monitor regulatory requirements and management goals as the company continues to expand.