Caryn Mandabach Productions is a UK based independent scripted production company, founded by award-winning producer Caryn Mandabach. CMP develops and produces character-led drama and comedy that is highly compelling and resonant, whether period or contemporary.
FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Caryn Mandabach is a multi-award winning television producer whose ground-breaking US hits include Nurse Jackie, Roseanne, Third Rock from the Sun and That 70s Show. Having set up the production company in 2006, Caryn divides her time between London and LA.
Jamie has developed and produced television in the UK since the nineties – working for many leading production companies including Talkback, Tiger Aspect and HatTrick. His credits include The 11'O Clock Show, High Spirits with Shirley Ghostman, and BAFTA-nominated The IT Crowd. Jamie oversees development and production for the Company. Jamie is Executive Producer of Peaky Blinders, the fifth series of which will air later in 2019 on BBC1.
Susan manages and oversees CMP's commercial affairs, operations, PR and financial matters, and helps devise and implement CMP's overall commercial strategy. Prior to joining the company in January 2016, Susan ran Power Entertainment Media.
HEAD OF PRODUCTION
David joined CMP in 2016 as Head of Production after line producing notable British TV dramas including Humans, Grantchester and the first series of Utopia for Kudos, The Thirteenth Tale for Heyday Films, and taking Doctor Who to Utah and New York for the BBC. Before joining Eileen Quinn’s Monogram Productions in 2001 as Line Producer, he had several years experience as a 1st AD and Production Manager, with credits including Hornblower, Gormenghast and The Buccaneers.
HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT
Alexandra joined CMP in 2019 as Head of Development after two years as Senior Development Producer at Francis Hopkinson’s Tall Story Pictures where she worked with writers Ben Court and Caroline Ip, Lauren Sequeira, Jess Kidd, and Oliver Refson among others. Before making the move to TV, Alexandra had a long and successful career in Film, helping Michael Kuhn set up Qwerty Films, where she co-produced four successful features, including BAFTA and Oscar winner The Duchess. For over a decade, Alexandra has coordinated The Brit List, helping to discover new British writers.
Since completing her English Literature MA, Scarlett has worked as a freelance writer and script reader, and has co-written an original television pilot, which is currently in development. She has previously worked as a writer’s assistant on the first season of the History Channel’s Vikings. Scarlett joined CMP in January 2019 and she supports the CMP development team in advancing the current slate and researching and developing new projects.
Beatrice joined CMP in April 2019. She is an experienced executive assistant with a background in supporting drama and entertainment development and production for film and television. At CMP, she is executive assistant to the entire team. She is passionate about first class storytelling and is delighted to facilitate the exciting and enthralling productions at CMP.