Bee Devine is to join London film and TV studio Garden Studios in June as its Chief Operating Officer.

Devine joins from Sky Studios where she has worked for 11 years, most recently as Director of Content Operations.

4. Bee Devine, COO of Garden Studios

Bee Devine, COO of Garden Studios

Park Royal-based Garden Studios was established in early 2021. It has a footprint of over 300,000ft2, including four sound stages - with more in development - and a permanent virtual production stage, offering innovative production solutions. The facility has been home to productions from clients including Netflix, Amazon Studios, Banijay, Studio Canal, Apple TV+ and BBC Studios.

Devine oversaw all operational elements of Sky Studios, the development, commissioning and production arm of Sky, including responsibility for delivering all scripted Sky Originals including Mary and George, Gangs of London and Gomorrah. She was instrumental in establishing Sky’s Sustainable Production Guidelines, enhancing Sky’s Production Safeguarding approach and guiding the business through the COVID pandemic.

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Thomas Hoegh, CEO and Founder of Garden Studios, said: “We are thrilled that Bee is joining our team at Garden Studios. She arrives to us with years of high-level production, operations and technology experience as we further grow and develop our Park Royal facility and team. This appointment demonstrates our continued growth and further marks our position as one of the top new studios in Europe and indeed in the World today. We are really happy she is joining us and cannot wait to welcome her to Park Royal.”

Devine said: “I’ve loved my time at Sky, but this was too good an opportunity to miss. Thomas and the great team at Garden Studios have built a solid foundation, technology expertise and reputation in the last three years. I cannot wait to be a part of the team and contribute to the innovation, sustainability, talent development and inclusion ambitions of this impressive creative hub.”

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