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Ian France

Zodiak Kids

Digital Development Executive

Ian France

Ian was recently the Head of Presentation for BBC Children’s, overseeing all the presentation continuity on the CBeebies and CBBC television channels. While in that role he was Executive Producer of ‘Saturday Mash-Up!’ and ‘Max and Harvey’s FOMO’, overseeing not only the television programme content but the digital output for both brands socially and on YouTube. Under his tenure, ‘CBeebies Bedtime Stories’ evolved to become a popular brand, creating a social media buzz for celebrity-loving parents.

Ian was recently Executive Producer at MarcoPolo Learning, working with the team on the editorial output of the ‘World School’ app.

He has produced numerous notable children’s programmes in his career, including the two-time BAFTA award winning ‘Operation Ouch!’. He also created the BAFTA-nominated CBeebies factual pre-school series ‘Do You Know?’ while at 7 Wonder Productions.