Speaker Laura Marshall
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Laura Marshall is the CEO of Icon Films, the independent UK TV production company she co-founded in 1990 with Harry Marshall. Icon Films is an internationally established production company creating a broad range of unscripted content for the global market.
As CEO, Laura is responsible for the overall strategy of the company, overseeing a staff of over one hundred and forging the company’s creative identity and vision. She Executive Produces much of Icon Films’ productions; credits include the Emmy Awardnominated The Flood and Savage Kingdom, River Monsters and Primal Survivor.
Laura is vocal in her advocacy for more regional and diverse representation in television and sits on the Pact Council (Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television) where she actively participates in various working groups. She is Chair of Wildscreen, the charity that brings the world’s wildlife and environmental filmmakers to Bristol, UK on a biennial basis.
Icon Films has made films for many charities at home and abroad as part of its engagement with and responsibility for the world we live in, including the Whitley Fund for Nature, Bristol Old Vic and St. Peter’s Hospice.
Speaking on: Natural History's Brave New World; Meet a Mentor: Laura Marshall, Icon Films