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. She has recently been 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.
Development AP / Producer
Yeota was one of the first women to help launch the Muslim media sector in the UK. and was Head of Women's Affairs at Islam Channel. She pioneered a new women’s lifestyle show, City Sisters (2008), which - for the first time - showcased Muslim women discussing the topical issues that affect their lives.
Yeota has produced and directed over a hundred live and pre-recorded shows., Her groundbreaking documentary series about Islam and adoption is being used as a training resource for social workers around the world.
Yeota left Islam Channel in 2017 to become a full-time mum and has recently joined Little Bird Films. She has a degree in New Media Production and a Masters in TV and Video Production. She enjoys hiking, travelling and is a trustee for Prime Health London and Go4Rohingya.
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
AP / Casting Producer
Sarah is passionate about working for Welsh indies and has joined the Little Bird team to work across both development and production.
With over 10 years experience, Sarah has worked across a wide range of programming including fact ent, sport, living history and obs doc. Sarah’s people skills are second to none as she brings with her a proven track record of casting great contributors and the knack for persuading even the most reluctant ones to get on screen!
After graduating from Glamorgan University with a degree in Television and Radio, Sarah began her media career producing various radio shows for BBC Radio Wales ,moving over to TV.
Sarah’s career highlights include producing content for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, casting for the popular Channel 4 / Netflix series Extreme Cake Makers, stepping back in time for BBC 2’s Back in Time for the Factory and casting families in extremely sensitive situations for Channel 4’s Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital
Sarah has a huge passion for gigs and is a frequent festival goer to Greenman. She hates rollercoasters, the feel of cotton wool and loves pickled onions.