IWC was formed in 2004, and we’ve been making a huge range of hit TV programmes out of our Glasgow and London offices ever since. We are driven by a passion for great ideas, vivid storytelling, and working with the best teams to deliver our vision to the screen.

IWC brands include Location, Location, Location, Wild Things (with Mad Monk and GroupM), Science of Stupid, Rudolf Nureyev – Dance to Freedom, and many more shows that demonstrate the breadth and depth of its output.


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Hamish Barbour

Managing Director

Hamish joined IWC Media as Creative Director in 2004 from Ideal World before being promoted to Managing Director in 2008. During his tenure he has executive produced hits such as the award-winning Relocation, Relocation (C4), Mountain with Griff Rhys Jones (BBC1), Robbie Coltrane’s B-Road Britain (ITV1), Extreme Fishing with Robson Green (Channel 5), Inside the Mind of Leonardo (SKY) and When Albums Ruled the World (BBC4).

Mark Downie

Creative Director

Mark Downie joined IWC as Creative Director on July 30th 2018. He freelanced for the previous two years, serving as Executive Producer on ITV’s RTS-nominated Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine and Development Executive at Label1 and 7Wonder where he created new popular factual and documentary series. He joined the freelance world from Maverick Television, where, between 2013 and 2016, he was Chief Creative Officer, having begun there as Executive Producer in 2006. During his tenure, he drove development, production and multi-platform content creation, launching key titles Embarrassing Bodies (C4), Bizarre E.R. (BBC Three), The Truth About Sugar (BBC One), Billy Connolly’s Route 66 (ITV), Born Naughty? (C4), Nurses (C5), Stephen Fry: Out There (BBC Two) and oversaw CBBC’s multi award-winning Operation Ouch! With a background in both production and commissioning, Mark has also held roles at the BBC and Channel 4, where he was Editor, Daytime and Deputy Commissioning Editor, Features. It was at Channel 4 where he commissioned hits including Come Dine With Me, Deal or No Deal and Coach Trip.

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