LONDON – Séamus MacCormaic has been named executive vice president and managing director of Streamland Media-United Kingdom. Streamland Media (www.streamlandmedia.com) operates numerous post businesses around the globe, including Picture Shop, The Farm, Ghost VFX, Formosa Group and Picture Head. MacCormaic previously served as chief financial officer of The Farm. In his new role, he will continue to oversee operation of The Farm, which has locations in London, Bristol and Manchester.
Photo (L-R): MacCormaic, Morris and Austin
Paul Austin, previously managing director for The Farm Manchester, has been promoted to managing director of Unscripted. The move is a result of The Farm’s growth and continued expansion in unscripted programming throughout the UK.
Adam Morris has been promoted to technical director, which includes leading all technical, IT and engineering functions at The Farm across the UK. With 20-plus years helping lead The Farm’s technical investments, Morris plays a pivotal role in shaping technology solutions that support post production pipelines, both on-premises and remote. He will also help steer technology decisions across the wider Streamland Media group.
Chris Chalmers is now serving as head of partnerships, overseeing The Farm's managed service contracts (MSC) and working with broadcasters across multiple projects from The Farm and client locations. The Farm is currently embedded in UKTV’s creative services team in Hammersmith, London, and in BBC Sports in Media City, Salford.
And Chris Swan is the new director of projects and innovation for The Farm. Swan is an experienced project manager, and media systems and workflow engineer with 15-plus years of experience in the broadcast industry. His addition is part of The Farm’s commitment to providing location and related post production services to its client base.