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Jackie Edwards

BFI, Young Audiences Content Fund

Head of Fund

Jackie Edwards

Jackie is Head of the BFI Young Audiences Content Fund, and is responsible for the successful implementation of this game changing UK Government initiative to stimulate the provision of public service content for audiences of 0-18,

Jackie joined the BFI from BBC Children’s where she had been the Head of Acquisitions and Independent Animation, responsible for pre-buying and acquiring live-action and animated programming for CBeebies, CBBC and iPlayer.  She joined the BBC in 2008 as Content Manager and Executive Producer.  Prior to the BBC Jackie was a producer in the Independent Sector.

A passionate advocate for public service content, Jackie is living her dream job!