BAFTA Names Pippa Harris as VP for Television

  • Variety
BAFTA Names Pippa Harris as VP for Television
BAFTA has appointed Dame Pippa Harris, co-founder of Neal Street Productions, as its VP for television.

She takes over for Greg Dyke, who occupied the role from 2016 until this year. Other VPs for television in the past have included Lord Michael Grade (2004-2010) and former Endemol Shine boss Sophie Turner Laing (2010-2015).

Harris has been closely involved with BAFTA for over 10 years and joined the board as deputy chair of the film committee in 2011. She was made chair of the film committee in 2015, and chair of the Academy in 2018.

BAFTA can appoint up to three VPs, one in each of the three sectors of film, games and television, who serve for up to six years. James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli currently serves as BAFTA’s VP for film, while David Gardner is VP for games.

Said Harris: “I am hugely honoured to have been asked to take on this role
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