Cara Sheppard, Managing Director at Twickenham Film Studios is smiling at the camera, with a black wall as background.

Cara Sheppard

Managing Director

Cara Sheppard joined Twickenham Film Studios in September 2020.

Cara is a long standing and an important board member of the UK Screen Alliance and previously spent over 5 years with Sky as a Senior Manager of Post Production Operations, as well as Head of Post Production at Goldcrest Films.

She ran Warner Bros De Lane Lea as Managing Director for four years. Her role at the Oscar and BAFTA-winning post production house was fundamental to the growth and success of every aspect of the studio. As MD, she was responsible for enhancing the quality and reputation of the artistic offering bringing on such key industry names as Asa Shoul, Peter Doyle and Adrian Rhodes. She ensured Warner Brothers worked on big name feature film and TV projects, evolved the client experience and enhanced the commerciality of the business.

Cara Sheppard also created a fully serviced production Digital and Film Dailies offering and launched a whole new facility covering international productions from Studio tentpole to HETV and beyond. Under her leadership De Lane Lea also went on to win ‘Best Production House’ at the 2019 Screen International Awards.

Heading up Twickenham Film Studios, Cara Sheppard s responsible for leading and guiding all aspects of the business – across Production, Post-Production and Emerging Technology. Her role is focused on helping the studios confidently navigate the ever-changing market ensuring TFS is positioned to continue to lead the way.

As Managing Director, she will further develop key relationships with UK as well as Hollywood and wider International clients, whose projects can all be supported at the studios. Cara is also focused on building out a bespoke TFS training and apprenticeship scheme, securing key education partnerships and developing a robust diversity and inclusion programme.

Piers Read, Cara Sheppard and Jeremy Rainbird are sitting next to one another, smiling at the camera. Twickenham Film Studios logos are painted in white on a black wall behind them.
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