Brown founded NV Studios in 2003. Since then, the company has grown to produce over 100 seasons of broadcast and streaming content which is aired in 250 countries worldwide. Damien is a proud member of the Producers Guild of America which is a network of interconnected committees, programs and initiatives, all designed to further the career prospects of its members and promote the general welfare of the entertainment industry.
Matthew is a serial entrepreneur who co foundered Mvest, a private equity firm with investments in a Pharmaceuticals, Mining, Media and IT. He spent 13 years as the executive director for Pfizer in the EMEA region based in Johannesburg. He has also served in executive roles for Africa's largest telecommunications and media companies. He has a law degree and Ms. in Finance.
TERONA KANNIGANFINANCIAL & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
Terona has a qualification in Financial Management from UNISA. She joined the NV Studios team in 2016 and prior to that, she spent 5 years in the Digital Marketing industry, working with major brands including the SABC; Red Cherry Television; Destiny Network Africa; Vodacom; Nokia and Microsoft. Together with the NV Studios Executive Team, Terona has exceptional aspirations to grow NV Studios into an international conglomerate.
GRAEME SWANEPOELEXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR (NON-SCRIPTED)
With his BA in Brand Communications, specialising in Multimedia, Graeme’s career has spanned TV, film and digital from both the business and creative perspectives. In 2008 he was elected as COO of NV Studios after just three years with the company. Since then he has gone on to work with the company’s team of independent producers around the world in producing world class content, locally and internationally. Graeme has won 3 Gold Promax awards for his commercial work and has travelled the globe Show Running and Executive Producing shows primarily across Africa, and the United States. He has showrun and produced over 300 hours of international content.
WITNEY TUCKERSCRIPTED DEVELOPMENT AND ACQUISITIONS
Witney has a Business Science degree, specializing in Marketing, from the University of Cape Town. She has spent the better part of a century in the film industry, working both in front of and behind the camera in New York, Los Angeles and South Africa, building a solid network in the process. Witney plays integral part in developing the scripted development arm of the company and works hand in hand with Damien as his producing partner.
IAN JACKSONHEAD OF POST PRODUCTION
Ian has a degree in Film and Television production, specialising in Corporate Videos and Content. Ian joined the NV Studios team in 2017, bringing with him over 10 years of industry experience, ranging from large corporates to various television and film productions across South Africa. He has been recently appointed as the Head of Post Production for NV Studios.