Anna Mallett (pictured) has assumed the role of CEO with with BBC Studios and Post Production, reporting to John Tate, chairman of BBC Studios and Post Production and the BBC's group director of policy and strategy. Clive Hodge had been fulfilling the role during an interim period. Hodge will return to his role as head of digital media services at BBC Studios and Post Production. Mallett joins BBC S&PP as it prepares to move out of Television Centre in early 2013 for an interim period at Elstree Studios. Its Digital Media Services division which preserves, re-masters and manages content is also preparing to relocate to a dedicated and permanent home in West London around the start of 2013. Mallett has been part of the BBC's senior leadership team since 2006. Since September 2008 she has been controller of business strategy, responsible for the BBC's overall commercial strategy. She also developed the BBC's distribution strategy, ensuring the continuing accessibility and prominence of BBC content. "BBC Studios and Post Production is a business built squarely upon the impressive skills of its expert professionals and leading technology. I'm excited to now be fully taking up the reins, having been very much involved in the company's business planning across the summer," she said. www.bbcstudiosandpostproduction.com
S&PP taps into BBC and film history for temporary new home
For its short-term stay at Elstree's TV and film studios, BBC Studios and Post Production has brought in equipment from Television Centre. This includes Studer Vista 8 and OnAir 3000 desks, along with a different approach to studio routing.