Head of Film and Television Programme, University of Hertfordshire

Lyndsay Duthie is an executive producer with television credits for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery Network and SKY. Her career began at ITV on talk shows where she spent 10 years originating and producing hit series and documentaries, becoming one of the country’s youngest showrunners aged 23. Lyndsay has filmed a diverse range of documentary output ranging from serial killers on Death Row to the UK’s first 12-year-old dad. From ITV Lyndsay moved to Endemol, before founding her own company Ice Blue Media. She has served on the Board of Directors for Women in Film & TV (WFTV) and judged at the Royal Television Society Awards and International Emmys. In 2013 Lyndsay took up post as Head of the Film and Television programme and Principal Lecturer for University of Hertfordshire. Lyndsay is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Education for 3 years running (2013-2016). Lyndsay is Co-author of The TV Studio Production Handbook published by I.B Tauris (2016) and a TV Critic for publications; The Independent, BBC News and The Conversation. Lyndsay also founded (2017) the Research Institute for Gender in Media (RIGM) in association with Women in Film and TV (WFTV).

Experience

  • –present
    Programme Leader for Film & Television, University of Hertfordshire