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Neil Anderson

Neil Anderson



Neil is a media technology generalist, with over 20 years experience, working with teams that deliver complex media technology projects. Highlights include ITV’s “Phoenix” promo campaign management system, ‘Highly Commended’ at the IBC 2017 Innovation Awards, and The Guardian’s ‘Pluto’ production platform, for video journalists (2016).  

From 2016 to 2018, he led a consortium of European software developers that designed and built real time Machine Learning software, for automatic media content analysis, which was part funded by a €1m EU Horizon 2020 grant.  

From 2018 to 2020, he was part of an inhouse team that successfully delivered a highly customised, content management, digital transformation and migration to cloud project, for the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), called ‘Horizon’

He now works for Codemill, a leader in Content Supply Chain and Media Asset Management software development. 


  • Everybody sees what happens on the screen and what goes out, but there's so much work and effort goes into production, the preplanning and making these things happen, to be recognised for that work that goes on preproduction is amazing!
    Richard Wormwell
  • Being able to show those unsung heroes within the technical innovation space is a really important achievement and it's a great awards to be part of...
    David Harnett
    Timeline TV
  • To recognise people that do stuff that isn't normally recognised, you know it's normally the hosts, the executive producers and the creative directors, but yeah the technical stuff makes it happen!
    Lisa Edwards
    Studio Ramsay
  • We're such an important industry to the country, and to everyone we serve from our clients to everyone at home, and there's a huge amount of work that's gone into the last couple of years innovation wise and it's great to be recognised.
    Jai Cave
    Envy Post Production


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