Brendan McCourt is a former BBC journalist and filmmaker based in Belfast who heads Newred TV. He is a twice RTS (Royal Television Society) Award Winning Producer and director, (2015) BAFTA Nominee (2009) and an AIB winner (2014). His background and interest is in factual and current affairs investigation, crime, politics and human interest, drama and digital content.
Bernadette Morris started out her career as a script supervisor on ‘Ros na Rún’ but quickly made the transition into Production, working with various companies, Eo Teilifís, Forefront, Magma and Tell a Fish before taking a full time position with Stirling Film & Television. Having worked on both Drama and Documentary series both English Language and Irish language – Bernadette has shown great flexibility and ability to work on both genres. She left Stirling in April 2012 with a wealth of experience and to pursue her career as a freelance Producer/ Production Manager and has since worked on a variety of programmes for RTE, C4, HBO, BBC and TG4. She was worked with Alleycats, Imagine Media, Big Mountain, HBO, Rubberrepublic, Cleanslate, New Red TV, Gifted Empire Productions, Point Du Jour, Lagan Media and ShinAwiL. Recent projects include award with feature Documentary ‘How to Defuse a bomb – The Project Children Story and ‘Gift from Death’ one of the True North series on BBC.
Thirty six years experience at BBC Belfast editing a wide variety of programme genres. Offline editing, Finishing and Grading. Became freelance in 2015. Credits include, Panorama, Spotlight, The One Show, Wanted Down Under, The Arts Show, Real Lives Reunited, The Blame Game, House of the Year. Off the Beaten Track.
Andrew is a qualified solicitor and for many years was a partner in a prominent Westminster law firm. He then joined Planet 24 (producers of The Big Breakfast and Survivor) as Director of Legal and Business Affairs where he advised on all programme and corporate matters.For the last six years, Andrew has been providing business affairs advice to many of the leading television production companies in Northern Ireland.