Saskia Whinney

Head of Production & Special Projects

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Film
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Video
  • Film Production
  • Pre Production
  • Producing
  • Production Management
  • Budgets
  • Enthusiasm
  • People Skills
  • Producing Film and Digital Content
  • Orgainised

Work history


Head of Production


Feb 2014
  • Full Time
  • Currently head of production and special projects at Topsafe, the youth culture media brand which includes mini brands ‘Topsafe TV’, ‘Casebook', 'A New Place 2 Drown’ and ‘Crack & Shine’. Working closely with founder Freddie Forsyth on 'mini brand' development and leading production across editorial, video content, special projects and brand partnerships at Topsafe. Projects have included; Developing the creative and overseeing the publishing of audio visual project ‘A New Place 2 Drown’ with musician King Krule Leading from concept to launch a new image led film culture magazine ‘Casebook’ now stocked at worldwide culture hubs from the Tate to XXX Developing partnerships, content, strategy and production on all Topsafe TV video content. Leading all brand partnerships including working closely with Smirnoff, Sonos, Nike and Vans on cultural campaigns.


UNIT Production Manager


Jan 2011 - Feb 2014
  • Freelance
  • Worked in productions on large UK feature films, including recently The Inbetweeners 2, Miss You Already (A Drew Barrymore film release soon) A new film from the Monty Python team "Absolutely Anything"



BA Fashion Management

London College of Fashion

Sep 2007 - Jul 2010
  • Fashion and Business