Fiona advises on commercial matters. With over 3 years’ experience in the tv industry, she specialises in legal and strategic business affairs advice.
The focus of Fiona’s day-to-day work is general commercial advice for businesses. Her expertise includes: agency and distribution agreements, data protection (GDPR), and software and IT contracts. She recently advised a winter sports clothing company on their European commercial agency and distribution agreements, and drafted specialist advice on data protection for a finalist of the Amazon Growing Business award in 2016. Fiona advised the 2018 EstNet start-up award-winner, on specialist contracts for their AI services.
In media and entertainment, Fiona focuses on production agreements for the UK entertainment industry and development, production and distribution. While working in-house, she oversaw the commissioning agreement and production contracts for a Sky 1 tv comedy-drama and development agreements with Channel 4, BBC, and Sky. Since joining Capital in 2016, she has been involved in producing talent agreements for a unique football show produced by a leading creative media organisation, advising on an advertising campaign for a government sponsored agency promoting Wales within the UK and internationally and option deals with major US studios for a British film and distribution company’s catalogue of British classics.
Fiona has given numerous talks on TV and film distribution to Universities and is a committee-member of the annual Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival Producers’ Forum.