Little Bird Films
Here at Little Bird Films, we just love to share your stories and tell exciting and engaging tales from Wales and all around the world. With over 35 years' experience between us working in network television, we strive to make great content across all platforms and channels with imagination and flair.
Yma yn 'Little Bird Films', rydym wrth ein bodd yn rhannu eich straeon ac yn adrodd hanesion cyffroes a diddorol o Gymru a ledled y byd. Gyda dros 35 mlynedd o brofiad rhyngom ni yn gweithio yn teledu rhwydwaith, rydym yn cynhyrchu cynnwys gwych gyda dychymyg ac arbennigedd ar draws yr holl lwyfannau a sianelau.
Louise is a series producer/director who has spent the last 20 years developing and producing a wide range of factual content for both the UK and international market.
A graduate of Channel 4’s FT2 training scheme in 2001, Louise worked for some of
the major production indies in London before joining the BBC in Bristol in 2003.
Specialising in both popular and specialist factual, as well as foreign filming, Louise’s production credits include Football Stories for Channel 4, Private Life of a Masterpiece for BBC2, BBC Young Musician for BBC FOUR, Being Katherine Jenkins for BBC1, Montezuma for BBC2, Gareth Thomas and the Battle at Mametz (a WW1 special) for BBC1 and Manolo The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards (a feature-length documentary about the iconic shoe designer Manolo Blahnik) for Netflix. Most recently, she has Series Produced the popular BBC3 / BBC1 Wales series Hayley Goes (having developed Hayley to her first role as BBC presenter).
As part of the BBC Factual Development team in Cardiff, Louise was responsible for
originating and developing a large number of specialist and popular factual content including Petrie: The Man who Discovered Egypt for BBC4, and Best Job in the World for BBC1. She originated and developed to commission the ground-breaking, blue-chip feature-length docs Egypt’s Lost Cities and Rome’s Lost Empire, both of which she went on to produce for BBC1 primetime and Discovery Channel.
Louise left the BBC in 2014 and set up Little Bird Films with Tammy Kennedy in 2018. She has a degree in archaeology and a Masters degree in Investigative Journalism. She plays the piano, flute and violin and is a keen Liverpool FC fan.
Tammy is a producer/director with substantial development experience in popular factual programmes, documentaries and formats. In 2020 she was selected onto the prestigious Factual Fast Track development programme, funded by Channel 4, BBC Wales and S4C. This ambitious initiative aims to invest in fast tracking the next generation of factual creative leaders in Wales.
After graduating from Aberystwyth University with a degree in Film and Television, Tammy spent a number of years living in New Zealand, Australia and South East Asia. Although proudly Welsh, Tammy's been passionate about travelling, foreign cultures and exploring remote locations ever since.
Tammy has worked for both the indie sector as well as in-house BBC for over 15 years. She honed her craft as a developer at the BBC and worked on many high profile network commissions including The Museum of Life for BBC2, Top Dogs: Adventures in War, Sea and Ice for BBC2 and Alexandra Tolstoy’s Horse People for BBC2 (which she originated and developed to commission), Egypt:'s Lost Cities and Rome’s Lost Empire for BBC1, Crimewatch for BBC1 and Weatherman Walking for BBC Wales.
More recently, Tammy has produced and directed a number of episodes of the hugely successful Hayley Goes series. She continues to develop new ideas for S4C, BBC Wales and BBC3; showcasing new Welsh talent and helping to tell stories that have a uniquely Welsh feel.
Project Lead - Green Wing Sustainability Project / Television Researcher
Nida is a confident researcher with a strong science background. She has a BSc in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc in Science Media Production from Imperial College, London.
Nida's credits include development research for wildlife programmes for Animal Planet, as well as a range of lifestyle content for Islam Channel, where she worked as an AP on daily live studio shows like 'Women's AM' and 'Living the Life' as well as several shorter documentaries. She loves exploring new ways of communicating complex subjects to different audiences, and the interconnections between scientific thinking and the creative process.
She's joined Little Bird Films to head up the company's sustainability project "Green Wing", which aims to increase sustainability within the media production process. The project aims to build and provide an innovative new service for Welsh production companies to streamline environmental sustainability within the production process, taking the headache out of tracking carbon emissions, and saving time and money on becoming greener.
Hâf is an assistant producer who has experience of working across development, casting, and production. With a love of playful, entertaining and socially progressive storytelling, she has previously worked for clients including Nike, Microsoft, TimeOut, Spotify, Apple, VEVO and Ink Global as well as broadcasters such as Channel 4, ITV and Comedy Central. She is passionate about diversifying the portrayal of the female experience and amplifying voices that are frequently misrepresented, stigmatised or silenced
Development AP / Digital Producer
Sara Ogwen Williams
Sara Ogwen Williams has over 20 years’ experience in the film and television industry and is a fluent Welsh speaker.
After gaining a degree in Economics, Sara began her career in New York working with the Blue Man Group as their Personal Assistant and Production Co-ordinator. She then became the performance group’s Location Producer, playing an integral role in the creative process for projects beyond their theatre performances, in turn producing several major events. She returned to Cardiff in 1994 where she began working for the BBC, firstly in the Development Department then subsequently in the Education Department.
Sara spent 8 years as a Producer and Series Producer on children’s programmes for S4C, responsible for all aspects of production from casting and identifying locations to writing scripts and proofing bilingual web content.
Over the four years Sara worked for the creative agency Smörgåsbord where she
produced a wide variety of projects with the Cymru Wales Brand and beyond.
Sara is a dynamic Producer and a natural team-leader. She is so excited to be working on TV productions again for Little Bird Films.