Twickenham Film Studio's expansion continues with the hire of Head of TV Studios Edward Harvey as part of the new TV Studios launch.

Cara Shappard TFS MD, continues the expansion and growth of the iconic Studios by welcoming Edward Harvey as Head of TV Studios. Joining with nearly 30 years of experience in the TV industry, Harvey brings experience in broadcast studio production and management.


He recently worked with BT Studios to expand their independent client base and create propositions for a wider set of productions. Key name shows included Love Island Aftersun, Last Leg Paralympics and I'm A Celeb Daily Drop within a VR space. Prior to that he worked with Warner Brothers Leavesden to create new ideas to enhance the customer experience, establish new partner relationships and promote the facility. Harvey worked for over 25 years at The London Studios (ITV) with his last role as Head of Studio Management. He worked closely with client productions applying best production processes to help enhance ideas and deliver entertaining shows whilst being cost conscious. He was also part of the Studio technology team delivering transitions such as SD to HD, Linear to Non Linear editing and 5.1 facilities.


“I first met Edward when he came to work at Warner Brothers Leavesden and was incredibly impressed with his knowledge, passion and vision" said Cara Sheppard MD of TFS. "As we further build out our TFS TV Studios he was the perfect person to come across to lead this set up. He is such an experienced Studios expert in the Broadcast sector creating Production Solutions with a network of technical & craft talent. He places great importance on encouraging a collaborative environment with clients and colleagues alike and it is that way of working that we want to harness at all levels at TFS”.


“I am thrilled to be joining the expanding team and relish this exciting opportunity to head up and grow the TFS TV Studios" said Harvey. "My new role will see me focused on building out the TV Studios entertainment offering - developing the key tech partner relationships as well as growing the network of great craft talent with whom TFS can help productions plan and execute brilliant shows within budget. We will also be focused on supporting facility providers to deliver outstanding client and audience experiences”.