About Outline Productions

A people first workplace delivering excellence on-screen

We are an independent TV production company dedicated to creating factual series and formats for British and international markets.

We take pride in the high calibre and bold editorial ambition of our programmes, bringing our passion for excellence to a broad range of subjects, with global appeal.

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Our Story

Co-founders

Laura Mansfield and Helen Veale co-founded Outline Productions to make meaningful and engaging programmes with journalistic rigour, real heart and a sense of fun.

Founded in 1999, BAFTA-nominated Outline Productions has a rich history of being a great place to work and producing a wide variety of documentaries.

We’re one of the most established and highly regarded production companies in the UK, exploring the themes of food, travel, psychology, parenting, popular health, property and social history.

We're proud to have been nominated multiple times by our teams and peers as one of the best places to work in TV.

Today Outline is led by Justine Kershaw and Dan Chambers, co-founders of sister company Blink Films.

Our Culture

A positive workplace creating programmes to be proud of

Outline has a culture where people feel valued & recognised - both sides of the camera. We encourage fairness, personal development and praise and these values run throughout the company

We love to nurture talent. We help people to grow their careers which has given many former Outline team members the skills to go on and run indies, get commissions for major broadcasters and lead teams at the highest levels Worldwide.

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Our ethos

We believe work should be fun & rewarding both financially & emotionally

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Our Workplace

A supportive, enjoyable & dynamic place to work

Part of the Tin Roof Media group with bases in London and Wales. We benefit from working alongside our colleagues at Blink Films in our London office.

Outline Productions work with the most talented and innovative people in television. We strive not only for excellence on screen, but to create a supportive, enjoyable and dynamic workplace with a strong sense of teamwork.

The strengths of the company lie not only in the creative innovation behind our shows, but in the passion and dedication of everyone at Outline who make it happen.

Our Pledge

We champion diversity & inclusivity on and off screen

With bases in Chepstow, Wales and Haggerston, London Outline Productions is a place where people from varying ethnic and cultural backgrounds can feel comfortable and bring their whole selves to work.

We encourage diversity on and off screen and want to open doors for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who might not have the opportunity to work in TV.

We have partnered with local schools, Channel 4 trainee scheme, Creative Access, PACT, Mama Youth, and Rise, to offer both full-time jobs as well as training opportunities to those who may not usually come across them.

We are proud to have been nominated as Broadcast Best Place to Work in TV.

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