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Director of Talent Development
Edi is Managing Director of thinkBIGGER! Edi has managed relationships with PACT, Bafta, the BFI, the BBC and Channel 4 to name a few. Prior to starting thinkBIGGER! with former partner Clare Beagley, Edi was Head of Short Courses at the National Film & Television School where she started innovative programmes such as the first Production Manager Diploma course in the country; the sell-out Directors' Series and the Writing the Pilot series. She is passionate about developing talent.
Chloe Bingham has recently been managing the promotion and outreach for the Channel 4 and ITV Production Training Schemes, working to ensure the schemes attract a wide range of diverse candidates.
Prior to this she worked as an Assistant Producer at companies including Group 9 Media and Wildbrain. She has worked as a Researcher for Beijing based Production Company, Mandarin Film and more recently Verizon Media.
Chloe has been working in the Television and Media industries since she worked as an Apprentice at Channel 4, where she helped manage the recruitment for their schemes including the Apprenticeship and Production Training Scheme.
After her apprenticeship, Chloe studied at Glasgow University where she also worked as the Communications Officer for Glasgow University Students’ Representative Council managing over six social media channels. Chloe's other accomplishments whilst at university include winning £10,000 towards her fees and a free Luxury Studio Flat for a year through making creative videos for two different student competitions.
In her spare time Chloe likes to go to the cinema, eat out and travel.
Katy is a consultant specialising in new business, marketing and project management.
She is a Year Here Fellow with over 10 years of experience managing creative partnerships in the enterprise, charity and creative sectors.
Career highlights include production managing the BAFTA-winning 'Until the River Runs Red' and managing education documentary projects at Into Film and in Barcelona and Copenhagen. In 2019, Katy designed and ran a Film Focus programme, enabling 21 students from Pupil Referral Units in Newham to gain an AQA in filmmaking. She has marketed a range of inclusive film projects at video charity Four Corners and is a fierce advocate for removing barriers to the industry.
In her spare time, she loves obsessing about bikes, trashy Irish fiction and is a mentor to young women in the video and charity sector. Katy has a BA in English and a post-graduate diploma in Production Management from the NFTS.
Samantha Fray is our Director of Talent Development, overseeing our successful talent programmes and making sure our existing talent have the best opportunities.
After a career in television, Sam became the inaugural manager of the successful Beyond Brontes programme for Screen Yorkshire. She is an experienced Project Manager and diversity consultant. Sam is eager to break down the perceived and actual barriers that prevent young people from all backgrounds from entering the film and television industries. She is passionate about addressing representation in the screen industries. In her spare time, she is developing a social enterprise and is a huge Arsenal fan.
thinkBIGGER! is pleased to have a number of associates who help advise, keep our feet firmly in the TV industry, and who are always up for meeting up for a good dinner or a drink!
Abigail Dankwa is a multicamera and fixed rig director whose credits include: Grayson's Art Club, It's Clarkson on TV, 24 Hours in A&E, Jonathan Ross's Comedy Club and Life & Rhymes with Benjamin Zephaniah among many others. She was named a member of the Bafta Breakthrough group in 2020 and is a graduate of the National Film & Television School. Abigail has been a mentor, advisor and trainer to the thinkBIGGER! team.
Heloise is a factual television producer, who entered the industry through the Channel 4 production training scheme, run by ThinkBIGGER! She has produced studio TV featuring high profile figures from the Prime Minister, to Davina McCall. Heloise is passionate about making sure the industry is accessible for everyone, and wants to show they can thrive in their chosen field.