Sam Whittaker, Managing Director Summer FIlms

Sam is a two-time winner of International Emmys in Non-Scripted Entertainment, a Broadcast and Real Screen Award-winner, as well as a BAFTA and Royal Television Society finalist.

Sam has particular experience in delivering UK shows and developing the formats to become international bestsellers. He developed, produced and directed the first series of the Channel 4 hit Brat Camp, and his shows have since been distributed to 140 countries and formatted around the globe. Previous work includes World’s Strictest Parents (35×60 for BBC Three), My Transsexual Summer (4×60 for Channel 4), It takes a Choir (8×60 for USA Network), First Dates (Series One, 6×60 for Channel 4) and Lifesavers (3×60 for BBC One).

Harriet Palmer