2nd Floor, Embassy House
Queens Avenue
Bristol BS8 1SB
E: info@wildstar.tv
T: +44 (0)117 374 2300
W: www.wildstar.tv


Wildstar Films is a production company based in Bristol, UK founded by Vanessa Berlowitz and Mark Linfield in 2018. Our dynamic team is a blend of experienced hands and exciting young talent who are setting new standards in wildlife film-making. We’re always looking for fresh ways to tell stories and our long standing alliances with technology and camera companies keep us at the forefront of visual innovation.

We are making two high end TV series for National Geographic, a feature length film for Disneynature and have some exciting shows in development.

Major credits before founding Wildstar include: Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and Life of Mammals, as well as Disneynature’s Earth, Chimpanzee and Monkey Kingdom.


Vanessa Berlowitz
Co-Founder, Executive Producer
Vanessa co-founded Wildstar Films in 2018 after 28 years of running teams and making award winning wildlife films and documentaries. She is currently an Executive Producer on a number of new series and is working on a film with Mark for Disneynature ... read more

Mark Linfield
Co-Founder, Director
Mark co-founded Wildstar Films in 2018 after nearly 30 years of directing and producing award winning wildlife films. He is currently on the senior creative team for several series at Wildstar and directing two new films for Disneynature ... read more.


Mandy Knight
Head of Production
Mandy joined Wildstar Films in 2018 after a successful 25 year career at the BBC Natural History Unit working on a wide range of projects including the award-winning international wildlife seres Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and Planet Earth 2 ... read more.


Dan Rees
Head of Development
Dan joined Wildstar Films as Head of Development in October 2018 and has recently also taken on a series producer role.  Prior to that he spent 20 years at the BBC Natural History Unit, working as a producer/director on a huge range of content, from the landmark Frozen Planet to the hugely popular Springwatch Live ... read more.

Wildstar Team

Linda Richards Head of Finance

Justine Allan Assistant Producer

Abi Armstrong PA/ Production Management Assistant

Stefanie Braeuer Production Manager

Vic Bromley Producer/Director

Maddie Close Producer / Director

Myles Connolly Senior Producer / Director

Holly Cue Production Coordinator

Karl Davies Development / Researcher

Oscar Dewhurst Researcher

Jodie Fowler Production coordinator

Cleone Fox Production Manager

Olivia Frost Researcher

Cherry Froude Production Accountant

Rhia Gibbons Production Coordinator

Abi Glading Assistant Producer

Philippa Goff Researcher

John Gray Producer / Director

Rosie Harnby Office Manager

Francesca Harnby Production Management Assistant

Jo Harvey Producer / Director

Rachael Kinley Producer/Director

Dan Hughes DIT

Richard Lanciault Technical & Workflow Supervisor

Iain Leighton Researcher

David Marks Producer / Director

Eleanor Paish Researcher

Lauren Pascoe Producer / Director

Hugh Pearson Senior Producer / Director

Susanna Prouse Production Coordinator

Vic Ribeck Production Manager

Isabel Rogers Assistant Producer

Adam Simon Assistant Producer

Lucy Smith Production Coordinator

Jackie Stearns Assistant Producer

Tom Stephens Producer / Director

Rob Sullivan Producer / Director

Beth Till Production Coordinator

Aled Miles Advisor Media and Digital Innovation and Founding Board Member