Simon Maloney joins SISTER as an Executive Producer for Northern SISTER, the Manchester based production hub of the independent content studio SISTER.
Maloney’s first project in the newly created role sees the Time and I May Destroy You producer join the previously announced Passenger as Executive Producer with Creative Director of Scripted, Northern SISTER’s Lucy Dyke. The darkly comic thriller written by debut screenwriter Andrew Buchan is currently in pre-production for ITVX, with the series due to start filming in late 2022.
Maloney’s focus will be developing and producing high-end scripted projects in the region, nurturing new, visionary creators from diverse backgrounds both on and off screen. He will also in work in collaboration with the teams located in London and LA.
As a freelance producer Maloney has overseen a raft of prestigious, high profile projects including Jimmy McGovern’s hard-hitting Time (BBC) which won Best Mini-Series and Best Actor at this year’s 2022 Virgin Media BAFTA’s, Michaela Cole’s seminal, multi award winning, I May Destroy You (BBC), Season 3 of the Birmingham gangster phenomenon Peaky Blinders (BBC/ Netflix) and most recently, the BBC adaptation of Dolly Alderton’s celebrated memoir, Everything I Know About Love.
Before this, Maloney gained a wealth of production experience working as a 1st Assistant Director on a range of high-end dramas and major international features including The Railway Man, Peaky Blinders S1, Luther, Penny Dreadful, Fortitude, Marvellous and The Honourable Woman.
WHAT'S YOUR GO TO PODCAST?
Elis James and John Robins, a total PCD.
WHICH BOOK HAVE YOU READ THE MOST TIMES?
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
WHAT IS THE GREATEST LOVE OF YOUR LIFE?
My wife and children.
WHICH TALENT WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE?
To be able to play football like Eric Cantona.