The founders of VOX PICTURES, PIP BROUGHTON and ADRIAN BATE, have long and successful track records in the industry, and are passionate about developing and producing quality, thought provoking content.
Adrian Bate, producer, co-founder
Adrian has produced and delivered over 100 hours of Primetime Drama to all the major broadcasters in the UK working with a range of talent both in front of and behind the camera. He has co-produced with other European territories and the US. Previously Adrian ran the Film & TV division of Zenith Entertainment and has Produced and Executive Produced for both Independent Producers and Broadcasters including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, and Sky 1.
Award winning drama includes Cider With Rosie, Affinity, Two Thousand Acres Of Sky, Little Crackers and was awarded the David Puttnam Producer’s Award.
Adrian jointly produced Craig Roberts’ directing debut theatrical feature film JUST JIM – released 25th September 2015 in the UK.
Pip Broughton, producer, co-founder
For 15 years Pip worked as a theatre director, including Artistic Directorships of Croydon Warehouse, Paines Plough and Nottingham Playhouse.
Since 1995 Pip has been working in film and television as director and producer. As producer Pip was instrumental in the development of the Sky Playhouse season and produced 17 of the series, working with first-time directors Idris Elba, Matt Smith and Polly Stenham; and acting talent including Juliet Stevenson, Stephen Fry, Stellan Skarsgaad, Ben Whishaw, David Harewood, Emma Thompson; and writers Frank McGuinness, Mark Ravenhill, Jeremy Brock, Paul O’Grady, Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Sandi Toksvig.
Directing work has included several single films for Channel 4 and primetime drama series for both ITV and BBC. Recently she directed the acclaimed television film version of UNDER MILK WOOD for BBC with Michael Sheen, Sir Tom Jones, Jonathan Pryce and others; and last year the Bafta-winning ABERFAN, THE GREEN HOLLOW by Owen Sheers. She jointly produced Craig Roberts’ directing debut theatrical feature film JUST JIM – released 25th September 2015 in the UK.
This year she was lead producer/director of VOX’s first drama series, KEEPING FATIH, which first airs this year.
Joe Williams, head of development
Joe has been working in film and TV since 2011.
He has held development roles in a number of high-profile companies including: Channel 4's Drama Commissioning department, Stephen Fry's company Sprout Pictures, Ridley Scott's production arm Scott Free, as well as with numerous production companies and filmmakers as a freelance Script Editor and reader.
Annie Wood, production assistant
Annie worked freelance in production for four years before landing at Vox Pictures.
Under Wood Cut Films, Annie co-produced and executive produced ABOVE (Film London/BFI NET.WORK) which premiered at the London Film Festival 2015 and won Best Short at the National Film Awards UK 2016.
As a freelancer, credits include production manager (UK) for Konstantin Bojanov's LIGHT THEREAFTER and co-producer for M. Bhim's THE THIEF with the Synergy Theatre Project.
In 2014, Annie completed a script development internship at Heyday Films.