Third Year Hamptonians were offered a privileged insight into the broad array of fascinating and rewarding careers in the creative industries during a recent careers afternoon. Speakers included specialists from journalism, publishing, TV production, architecture and the performing arts.
Rob Andrews: Visual Effects
Rob is a Visual Effects Supervisor with 26 years working in animation and commercials, and Film & TV visual effects working on films such as Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame, Robin Hood, Assassin’s Creed, Hunger Games, the Harry Potter films and many more.
Martin Denny: Manager of the Windsor Festival
Under Martin’s direction, the Windsor Festival has seen unprecedented growth in audiences and content; this includes the addition of, the Education Programme, the Spring Youth and Community Festival, singing projects with local schools, and the International String Competition.
Miles Horn OH (2010): Singer Songwriter
Miles is an independent singer-songwriter and musician, whose career includes playing the unsigned circuit across the country, gaining BBC radio plays and national play-listing in the process.
Johnny Howard: Classical Singer
Johnny is a member of The King’s Singers, the renowned six-man a cappella group which performs over 100 concerts a year across the world.
Jo Moore: Architectural Historian
Prior to becoming an Art Teacher, Joanna Moore spent eight years studying and working with buildings as an Architectural Historian. She has researched and advised on everything from Medieval churches, seventeenth century city development, sports centres, hospitals, to war memorials and factories.
Rebecca Sinclair: Head of PR at Penguin Random House
Rebecca Sinclair leads Penguin Random House’s 80-strong Brand team. The team is united in their commitment to their mission to make books for everyone.
Daisy Newton-Dunn: Documentary Film Maker
Daisy Newton Dunn is an award-winning TV producer, with nearly 2 decades of experience working on documentaries for the BBC, ITV, C4 and Channel 5. Daisy became a specialist in China, and for five years lived in Shanghai helping the BBC and other broadcasters make programmes about the country.Guy Scutter – TV editor
Guy Scutter: TV Editor
Guy Scutter is an editor specialising in factual and historical programs. His recent projects include Queen Cleopatra for Netflix.
Stephen Titherington: Senior Head of Content for the BBC World Service
Stephen Titherington has been a journalist with the BBC for forty years. Head of the BBC World Service Newsroom before becoming Senior Head of Content for the BBC World Service., Steve led programme teams in Russia and China and oversaw coverage of three American elections for Obama, Trump, and Biden.