CEO and Founder
Coming to convergence in digital media from a background in engineering, feature film production, and public sector policy implementation, she has spent time on the emerging relationships between traditional media, new technologies and telecommunications and has advised international media companies, financing organisations, creative content producers and public sector agencies. She set up and ran the acclaimed digital content sector consortium ‘South East Media Network’ (SEMN), founded the UK Film Council’s regional screen agency Screen South, and launched the online distribution platform ‘Digitaldeli’. Currently she is on the BBC online advisory board, the advisory committee for Digital Hollywood and is a member of BAFTA. Gina is also an active feature film producer. D-Media, following on from SEMN, is a founder of the national network of digital clusters ‘Onedigital’ and of the European network the ‘EU Digital Think Tank’ Gina also contributes to the EU Media Program’s company support initiative at MIPTV and MIPCOM and assists the Technology Strategy Board and the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Founding D-Media is the most exciting venture to date!
Vanessa has a wealth of organisational, administration and finance skills. She has been working with organisations from the Entertainment and Digital sector for the last 10 years, including Screen South.
Head of Communications
Jean has a background in film & media. She is the founder and editor of close-upfilm.com and was the founding content editor of Digitaldeli, an online marketplace and social network for creatives working in digital media. Also a film producer, Jean co-founded the Summerscreen Film Festival for Young People and the 2 Days Later 48hr Shorts competition. She has provided media services to SEMN, Screen South, Creative Partnerships, KSL, Planetoids, Kent Hothouse and Kent Film. Her latest project is managing the ShowFilmfirst site redesign and editorial.