Caryn Mandabach Productions is a transatlantic scripted production company based in London and Los Angeles, owned 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.


Caryn Mandabach

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.

Watch Caryn in Conversation at BAFTA


Jamie Glazebrook 

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

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 is responsible for the UK slate, managing funded developments with several British broadcasters and working as an EP on Peaky Blinders, which has been commissioned for a fourth and fifth series by the BBC.


Michael Besman

HEAD OF LA OFFICE

Michael Besman joined CMP in 2013. A veteran film producer, his credits include such award winning films as The Opposite of Sex, Seven Years in Tibet and About Schmidt. Other development and production credits over his 30-year career include Adventures in Babysitting, Batman (1990), Single White Female, Remains of the Day, Jumanji, Sleepless in Seattle and As Good As It Gets. Michael heads up the LA office – developing projects for the US market and sourcing US talent for international projects.


Susan waddell

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

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, the London-based international distributor and co-producer of drama and factual television content where she oversaw all aspects of the business from strategy, operations, commercial and business affairs, content development through to acquisitions. Recent drama co-productions included New Worlds.


DAVID MASON

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. 


ABIGAIL GLIDDON

DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

Abi joined CMP in 2014, working with Jamie on both UK and international projects. Formerly a journalist, she has written and worked for a number of publications, including The Guardian, Independent and Architects' Journal, and continues to use her experience as a basis for research-led development. 


CALEB THOMPSON

DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT, LA

Caleb supports Michael in the US office and undertakes a wide range of research tasks, including market performance and areas for development.


ROSEANNE FAWKE

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, LONDON

Roseanne joined CMP in October 2017.  She is executive assistant to the whole team in London and manages the office.