Jane Hamlin

COO and Director of Production

Jane is the Head of Production and one of the co-founders of Silverback Films.

She oversees the production of all the blue-chip Natural History series for a range of commissioners including Discovery, Disneynature, Netflix and the BBC. Jane has worked in the television and film industry for over 30 years across a diverse range of genres including drama, documentary, comedy, light entertainment and commercials.

Jane’s career started in the BBC’s Natural History Unit where she worked initially as a Production Co-ordinator on high-profile wildlife programmes such as ‘Wildlife on One’, ‘The Natural World’and ‘The Really Wild Show’. Jane then moved in to drama production.

In 1996 she left the BBC and until 2010 worked as a freelance First Assistant Director for a variety of National and International broadcasters on many award-winning series including ‘Smack the Pony’,‘Doctors’,‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’ and ‘Casualty’.