Netflix hires producer Fiona Lamptey as director of UK features

Fiona Lamptey is a London based film professional producer with a 12 years experience working on award winning feature films and TV programmes. Currently working in Channel 4’s feature film department as an in-house Production Manager, overseeing multiple projects with varying budgets in development and production.

However, Fiona Lemptey has received several awards, one of them is Underwire Festivals ‘Best Producer’ award (2014).

perhaps, her short films have been played in Bafta and Oscar qualifying film festivals around the world and have established a devoted fan base online and ability to implement, deliver a digital strategy for her short film.

After working in TV commissioning for Channel 4, Lamptey joined Film4 as a production executive in 2009, where she earned production manager credits on titles including Kill ListAttack The Block and The Selfish Giant

In 2011 she launched her own firm, Fruit Tree Media, through which she produced Film4’s Fright Bites mini-series in 2016.

Screen named Lamptey a UK & Ireland Star of Tomorrow as a producer last year. She was also the recipient of a BFI Vision award in 2020, and recognised as a Film London future leader on the organisation’s Breaking The Glass Ceiling initiative in 2019.

“Fiona has been widely recognised for developing underrepresented stories and talent, and has quickly made her mark on the UK film industry,” said Scott Stuber, head of Netflix film.

“I’m eager to continue championing fresh, arresting and provocative ideas, where both new and established voices are empowered to tell their stories,” added Lamptey. “I look forward to working with Scott to help connect distinctively British and globally appealing filmmakers and their work to a wider audience.”

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