Sarah Sapper, MD, was Commercial Director of Blink Films for ten years and spearheaded the factual company’s international co-productions. These included the BAFTA Award-Winning “Mummifying Alan” for Channel 4 and National Geographic, “We’ll Meet Again” for PBS and International distributors, “Noah’s Ark” for Channel 4, PBS, Nat Geo and France 5 and “Monty Don’s Paradise Gardens” for BBC and All3 Media. Before Blink, Sarah was Head of Production at Tiger Aspect, one of the UK’s largest production companies, and has extensive experience in managing large productions across a range of factual genre.
David Kerr, Director, has over twenty-five years of experience in sports broadcasting and production. A former Head of Sport at Channel 4, David was responsible for the channels multi-BAFTA Award Winning Test Cricket and Horse-Racing coverage. He also commissioned the initial development and delivery of the Hawkeye technology that is now used in both cricket and tennis. Up until recently, he was MD at Eurosport UK for over a decade, where he ran two pay TV channels and a large in-house production operation that covered a range of major events including Olympic Games, Tennis Grand Slams and the Tour de France. He has exec produced many documentaries in the sports field, including Botham’s Ashes, The Real Alf Ramsey and a series about the life of Sir Jackie Stewart. He has also commissioned a wide range of sports feature programming.