14 May 2014

Leon Forde appointed Senior Research Analyst at Olsberg•SPI

SPI has announced the appointment of Leon Forde as Senior Research Analyst.

Forde has extensive experience of the creative screen sectors, having worked as a film business journalist for over a decade, primarily at leading film industry title Screen International, where his roles included Features Editor and Contributing Editor.

His work has spanned all aspects of the international film business value chain across news, features, standalone supplements and special reports. Forde has written on film and television for a wide range of major print and online publications including Televisual, BAFTA, PACT magazine and The Guardian and has frequently spoken about these sectors at major industry events.

“The creative screen industries are showing huge global growth, while boundaries between sectors are becoming much more fluid,” said Forde. “This is a very exciting time to be involved in this sphere and Olsberg•SPI’s work is right at the cutting edge of it.”