Fiona Francombe
Fiona FrancombeSite Director
Fiona heads up the team, leading on bookings and strategic development whilst remaining hands on in all aspects of daily operations on site. An ex-Location Manager, she has full understanding of production teams’ needs. Fiona sits on the RTS Bristol Centre Committee, BBC/Bristol City Partnership Steering Group and Clifton College Council. In 2019 she received an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Arts from the University of the West of England for her “exceptional contribution to film & TV production”.
Katherine Nash
Katherine NashBusiness Manager
Kat joined The Bottle Yard Studios in 2011 and after five years as Site Co-ordinator, took up the position of Business Manager in 2016.

Kat is responsible for raising tenants’ licences and invoices, overseeing payment of supplier invoices for the Studios, and preparing finance reports.

Emma Reid
Emma ReidSite Co-Ordinator
Emma manages the day to day running of the Studios, taking initial enquiries, overseeing site maintenance and a host of other issues, from post to parking.

She assist productions and tenants from initial induction to final wind up, handling all filming requirements and ensuring visitors have a positive experience onsite.

Tara Milne
Tara MilnePR & Marketing Consultant
Tara works to raise the profile of The Bottle Yard Studios and filming in Bristol regionally, nationally and internationally. She communicates news of productions onsite, business tenants and other developments to media and the film/TV industry. She manages the Studios’ website, e-newsletter and social media profiles.
Rebecca Old
Rebecca OldStudios Management Assistant
Working closely with the co-ordinators and reporting to the Site Director, Rebecca is an indispensable member of Studios team assisting with the smooth running of the site’s day-to-day operations, carrying out wide ranging administration duties and liaising with on-site productions and tenants.
Kelly Davies
Kelly DaviesStudios Runner
Kelly plays an integral role in supporting the team with office duties, tenant and visitor liaison and facilities management.