Ian is the founder and managing director of IJPR. He founded IJPR in 2006.
In his previous work at the BBC, Ian was Head of Publicity for Drama, Entertainment and Film from 2001-2004 and was Head of Special Projects in Publicity from 2004-2006.
Chris worked at Channel 4 in the Picture Publicity team for 20 years and as Chief Picture Publicity Manager for the last 15 before finally leaving in 2015. He joined IJPR as Director in 2016.
Chris set up IJPR Cymru in 2017 based at Wolf Studios Wales in Cardiff to work across productions there as well as the rest of Wales.
Jeni is a Director at IJPR. Her recent projects include Killing Eve, Elizabeth is Missing, Call the Midwife and Informer. Other projects include The Missing, The Hollow Crown and red carpet management for the TVChoice Awards.
Jeni has worked in PR since 1998 covering theatre, film and television. She has previously worked at Premier PR, Comic Relief, BBC Continuing Drama, BBC Entertainment and Dennis Davidson Associates.
Rich is Senior Account Director at IJPR.
His current projects are Quiz (ITV/AMC), The Sister (ITV), Des (ITV), Liar (ITV/AMC) plus Dublin Murders (BBC/Starz), Britannia (Sky), Defending the Guilty (BBC) and Cobra (Sky).
His previous work includes the relaunch of Cold Feet in 2016 and the subsequent three series, Mum, Rev, Him & Her, Friday Night Dinner, Catherine the Great, Hard Sun, Requiem and Skins.
He was also Head of Press for The Voice UK.
Liam graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2015 with a joint honours degree in English Literature and Film and Television. Liam went on to work in commercial and public broadcasting with BBC Radio Wales and Nation Broadcasting Group.
He joined the newly formed IJPR Cymru based at Wolf Studios Wales, Cardiff in 2017 as an assistant publicist and social media co-ordinator working across Bad Wolf’s A Discovery of Witches.
Nicole joined IJPR in 2017 and assisted across all projects and key events. She later left us to go travelling but rejoined the team in 2019. Her recent projects include Long Lost Family (ITV), Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC), assisting on Julian Fellowes’ Belgravia (ITV) and Elizabeth is Missing (BBC).
Nicole is currently working alongside IJPR Cymru across Bad Wolf Productions including His Dark Materials (BBC/HBO).
What We Do
Working closely with showrunners, producers, broadcasters and international distributors we create imaginative and memorable photography to an agreed brief and budget. We also commission all unit and specials photography and manage delivery and approvals.
Bespoke events for our clients tailored to project, target audience, budget and brief, ranging from awards ceremonies to industry debates and from influencer dinners to high profile premieres.
We have a proven track record of working with international broadcasters and distributors on shows which have been sold all over the world, including a wide range of US clients. The team at IJPR have arranged press junkets in the UK and abroad and organised visits by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Building strong relationships with on-screen and production talent, IJPR get the most out of a production through collaboration and mutual respect, providing exceptional access and producing engaging behind the scenes materials including press packs, fan videos and more.
Recent Blog Posts
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