TV & Film

We love TV and Film. Our passion for the creative sector allows us to keep up with this fun, ever-changing industry and recruit the best Production Accountants, CFOs, FDs and more for some of the biggest names in the business. We are trusted in recruiting the best, and our clients have included Warner Bros, FremantleMedia, Minnow Films and Banijay. If you would like to find out more about how we can recruit for you, contact us today.

Jobs we fill within the TV & Film sector

Here are some roles we have found positions for within TV and Film. We take the time to understand what employers are looking for in candidates, and what candidates are looking for in their employer, which ensures long-term retention.

Meet our team of highly qualified experts

Our team is brimming with experience and enthusiasm. No matter where your search will take you, our dedicated consultants will be supporting you at every step.

Browse our team, learn more about them and find the right person to help you with your search.

Our Team
Ed Naish

Ed Naish

Community Manager

Ed has established a community of clients and candidates within the Music, Media and Entertainment industries. He has recruited an array of roles from Finance Assistants to CFOs, and prides himself on understanding not only the technical needs required by Hiring Managers, but also the personal attributes necessary to ensure a cultural fit for his clients.

As our resident music aficionado, music plays an important part in Ed’s life. He boasts a large vinyl collection and loves going to gigs and festivals. Ed also loves exploring some of London’s best pubs and restaurants with his friends.

Shianne Curtis

Shianne Curtis

Lead Community Analyst

Shianne recruits exceptional Finance professionals within TV and Film. Internally, she recruits new members for Harmonic’s London and Manchester offices.

In her spare time, Shianne loves watercolour painting, doing calligraphy and attending bottomless brunches or karaoke with her friends.

Monika Hewavitarne

Monika Hewavitarne

Lead Community Analyst

Monika is a trusted advisor for the Music, TV and Film industries.. She focuses on recruiting Operations and Marketing professionals and is skilled in understanding the niche skills required within creative businesses.

In Feb 2021, Monika represented Harmonic by speaking on Measure of Music’s ‘Future of Work’ panel. She has also helped establish Harmonic’s brand through her work in our marketing and communications.

Outside of work you will find Monika at music festivals, doing yoga and enjoying art.

Charlie Walker

Charlie Walker

Founder & Managing Director

Charlie is the Founder and Managing Director at Harmonic. He has sixteen years in Search and Recruitment (with the prematurely grey hairs to show it) and leads on our Executive Search offering for clients seeking CEO, CFO or COO-level hires. Charlie is a judge for the British Business Awards, is the youngest recipient of the ‘Recruitment International Entrepreneur of the Year’ and holds the staffing and recruitment industry record for the ‘Sunday Times International Track 200’ (#5).

A failed musician and DJ (Charlie was in a band previously with Riz Ahmed of Rogue One / Sound of Metal Fame), he retains a massive passion for the arts and the UK and USA start-up scene. He is trustee for Bookmark Reading Charity and Board Advisor to Impact start-up accelerator: Unrest. He is a proud father to his daughter, Iris.

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TV & Film insights

Film & TV – Your First Finance Hire

Film & TV – Your First Finance Hire

Film & TV is a ‘sexy’ industry to work in, right? Blockbuster movies, unmissable series, drama, comedy, action… It has it all. From the outside looking in, the industry is all about hiring the best actors and unearthing great storylines. While that is partially true, there is another (very important) force at play… finance.

The Netflix Effect: Streaming and Finance in TV & Film

The Netflix Effect: Streaming and Finance in TV & Film

Every so often a company comes along that defines their market. It’s the reason why we call vacuum cleaners ‘Hoovers’ and why stick-based adhesives are called Pritt-sticks (a slice of primary school nostalgia for you all there). Netflix are this generation’s industry defining company... Shianne explores their effect on film and TV.

The Christmas Movies Rich List

The Christmas Movies Rich List

In the spirit of this year’s movie theme I’m back with a sequel. Which ‘Joe Pesci in Home Alone’-style crowbars a combo of Financial and Royalties information into some X-mas eve content. Ho Ho Ho.

What does the rise of NFTs mean for the TV & Film Industries?

What does the rise of NFTs mean for the TV & Film Industries?

If you’ve been anywhere near the internet recently, you’ve no doubt seen NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) skyrocketing in popularity. And if you’re still not entirely sure what NFTs are, don’t worry. You’re not alone.

Diversity In The TV And Film Industries

Diversity In The TV And Film Industries

There’s been a much-needed push in recent years for increased diversity in the TV and film industries.

CreaTech Hotlist - 4 Businesses to Watch in 2022!

CreaTech Hotlist - 4 Businesses to Watch in 2022!

Creative Technology - which combines creative industries such as TV, Film, Music and Design with modern technology - is a fast growing and incredibly diverse sector with plenty of innovation and collaboration within it.

People Ops and HR: The Creative Industries

People Ops and HR: The Creative Industries

When thinking of job roles within the TV, Film and Music industries, images of glamorous actors, athletic musicians and artistic directors come to one’s mind. If you knew more about the people that make up the creative industry, then perhaps event managers, crew members, producers or even stunt doubles came to mind.

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It is obvious that Harmonic clearly listen to each job brief, as on a number of occasions we’ve ended up hiring the first candidate sent to us! From shortlisting, interview, offer and beyond onboarding it is always a pleasure working with Harmonic and it’s an easy decision to continue to do so. Adele Farmer, HR Manager, Fremantle Find out more about our values
I would have no hesitation in using Harmonic again and very much enjoyed the process. They really listened to our needs and dealt with the tight deadline presented and were extremely professional throughout. Joel Mishcon, CEO & Emma Astaire, Operations Manager at Chrome Productions Find out more about our values
Having a recruiter like Harmonic who took time to understand and search out the prime candidates was invaluable for us. Lisa Murray, CFO, Minnow Films Find out more about our values

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