As of the 1st May, the formidable Kath Sawszak-Pierce, former Managing Director of Marshall Street Editors, joins Missing Link Films as Executive Producer.
Kath leaves MSE after 18 years, where her track record of discovering new talent, and building the business speaks for itself. Ben and Heather Link, joint co-founders of the company, feel that they have found the perfect addition to their team, who shares the same ethos, in both skill-set and energy. She will be responsible for developing new business and talent. This appointment marks an important step in Missing Link Films’ growth as a company. As Missing Link Films approaches its three-year anniversary, they have become known for their equal roster and development of newly emerged talent.
Ben says “Kath is a special person and somebody I respect and LOVE. She’s the perfect addition to our family.”
Kath adds “When I started in this incredible industry that we work in, I always hoped that one day I would work in production. Twenty one years later I find myself joining Missing Link Films, run by Heather and Ben Link, who I have had huge admiration for both as clients and friends. I couldn’t be more excited about helping develop the careers of Missing Link’s amazing roster of directors, many of whom I’ve worked with in my previous role.”
Missing Links Films Missing Link Films is the brainchild of husband and wife team Ben and Heather Link. Ben is a hugely experienced producer who has worked with some of the best directors in the world whereas Heather built her knowledge of the industry from the perspective of a client. They're committed to nurturing new talent and an equal roster of female/male directors. Like in the real world. www.missinglinkfilms.co.uk
Kath Sawszak-Pierce Kath’s career began with 5 years in law before she travelled to London from her home town of Sydney. After a stint at one of London’s leading law firms, she enjoyed 3 years at Saunders & Gordon Sound. Kath then joined the newly opened Marshall Street Editors as Producer/General Manager and within 5 years (and by her 30th birthday) was promoted to Managing Director. Here she helped build the company from 2 editors to 13 award winning editors and was responsible for bringing in new business and building the careers of the talent she hired during her 18 years of working there. Kath’s love of people in the advertising and film industry is evident by her friendships and contacts both here and abroad. Kath has always had a dream of working in production and after 21 years in the industry, she is over the moon to be joining Missing Link Films, a company she has huge admiration for.