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Broadcast Sport Awards
Cara Sheppard

Cara Sheppard

Global President, Picture Shop

Cara Sheppard joined the world renowned, multi award winning Twickenham Film Studios in 2020 as the new MD to further grow and diversify the service offering across stages, post production and creative services. Heading up Twickenham Film Studios, Cara leads and guides all aspects of production, post-production and emerging technology.

Her role is focused on helping the studios confidently navigate the ever-changing market ensuring TFS is positioned to continue to lead the way. As MD she nurtures and cultivates key client relationships with UK as well as Hollywood and wider International clients, whose projects can all be supported at the studios through the remote working TFS set up. Cara is also spearheading the focus on investment in films, grass roots talent, education partnerships and our diversity and inclusion programme.

Cara joined having been the Managing Director of Warner Bros De Lane Lea, the Oscar and BAFTA winning post-production house-a role which was fundamental for the growth and success of every aspect of the post-production studio. Cara was responsible for enhancing the quality and reputation of the artistic offering bringing on such key industry names as: Asa Shoul and Peter Doyle. She ensured Warner Brothers worked on big name feature film and TV projects, evolved the client experience and enhanced the commerciality of the business.

Cara also created a fully serviced production Digital Dailies offering and new facility. Under her leadership De Lane Lea also went on to win ‘Best Production House’ at the 2019 Screen International Awards. Cara previously spent over 5 years with Sky as a Senior Manager of Post Production Operations, as well working as the Head of Post Production at Goldcrest. She is also an important board member with the UK Screen Alliance and BAFTA.


  • The Broadcast Sport Awards celebrate our industry, which captures moments that are shared and enjoyed by millions of people globally.
    NEP UK
  • It was so wonderful to see so many faces I have worked with over the last 28 years and to be reminded what a fun and creative industry we work in. The power of sport was evident last night but also the growth of equality in our business and opportunity for all.
    Gabby Logan
  • Congratulations Jake, Rich and all the team at Broadcast Sport for putting on such a stellar event. If ever there was evidence of a thriving, creative industry, it was all on show last night. You have already created a must-be-at event.
    Lawrence Duffy
    Aurora Media Worldwide
  • An incredible night in London with the who's who from the Sports Broadcast world. So many incredible projects, big names and ambitious companies in one room.
    Stu Thomson
    Founder, Cut Media
  • What a night, in a room full of the very best in my wonderful industry. It was a genuine honour to be shortlisted as sports presenter of the year, especially amongst such company.
    Orla Chennaoui
  • The impact this event has had in such a short period of time is truly remarkable and it was great seeing so many familiar faces and plenty of new ones!
    Sid Kohli
    Chief Executive, Decyfr Sport
  • Last year was fantastic and had a really great atmosphere that I thought would be hard to replicate let alone top! But you managed it. Hands down the best awards nights I’ve been to.
    Duncan East
    MD, Buzz16
  • There was so much talent in the room last night, it was electric & fantastic to catch up with our wonderful clients as well as new industry friends.
    Josephine Clark
    Commercial Director, Maidstone Studios
  • Definitely the best awards event I've been to, and I've been to a few! Felt more like a celebration party than an industry event so credit to you all.
    Gary Double
    Double Comms
  • The awards were incredible. Such a buzz in the room and so much fun was had by all.
    Ellie Walter
    ITN Productions
  • It’s absolutely fantastic for us to be sponsoring the Broadcast Sport Awards. What we get back from this is great exposure for the brand and the ability to network with the community.
    Nev Appleton
    Co-Founder, MOOV Ltd
  • It is rare to get such a good mix of sport industry professionals in the room from all corners of the market. The opportunity to share in the successes of the year... was fantastic!
    Edward Fleet
    Sales Manager UK & Northern Europe, Stats Perform
  • The awards reunited the sports production and broadcast industries to celebrate, despite many challenges, producing such outstanding sports moments...
    Marie Ellis
    Head of Marketing, NEP UK