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James Baker

London, UK

Chief Operating Officer

Red Arrow Studios

James Baker


James Baker is Chief Operating Officer of Red Arrow Studios, responsible for optimising operational performance across Red Arrow’s production & distribution divisions, whilst directly managing select portfolio assets and production territories.

James also oversees human resources and Red Arrow’s project management office.

A leading figure in the international television industry, James has extensive senior experience in channel management, independent production and media investment.

Red Arrows Studios is comprised of 20 production companies in seven territories, including 11 companies based in the United States; world-leading digital studio, Studio71, based in six countries; and global film and TV distributors Red Arrow Studios International and Gravitas Ventures.

James Baker’s Newsfeed

Snowman Productions Launches International Label

...Red Arrow Studios-owned Danish production operations as it works with broadcasters and production companies—including sister outfits—to create new formats. Snowman Global will also assist Red Arrow...

Red Arrow Studios Boss James Baker Says Flexibility, Not Size, Is Key

The goalposts have shifted for international production and distribution groups, says James Baker, president of Red Arrow Studios. “The old notion that size is everything is changing," Baker, a former exec at Sky and Al Gore's Current TV, tells Variety.“It’s now much more how flexible can you be to respond to a change in the market."

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James Baker’s Background

Chief Operating Officer
Sep 2018 - Present
London, UK
James is responsible for optimizing operational performance across Red Arrow’s production & distribution divisions, while directly managing select production territories & portfolio assets. Additionally, James oversees human resources & Red Arrow’s project management office.
Managing Director
Feb 2011 - Present
London, UK
Alongside global distributor Red Arrow International, Red Arrow Entertainment Group launched in 2010 and comprises 20 production companies across 8 countries, The Group’s significant production output includes scripted, non-scripted and factual television programs; feature films and digital content for an array of global networks and platforms.
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Other Business Interests

Council and Executive Committee
Jan 1998 - Present
Edinburgh, UK
The Edinburgh International Television Festival is held annually in August, bringing together all parts of the television and digital world to debate the major issues facing the industry.
Board Member
Feb 2011 - Feb 2013
London, UK
The Catalyst Club is a pioneering venture that successfully raised £10 million towards personalised cancer treatment in its first phase. They endeavour to drive forward personalised medicine research to revolutionise the way cancer is treated now and in the future.
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James Baker’s Education

2006 - 2006
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The Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School
1972 - 1983