A BAFTA television award winning producer, with a career in the television and film industry spanning over 25 years.
After starting his career in the Travel and Tourism and Hospitality sectors, Rod moved into TV production in the late 1990s. Starting in sports production, he moved into drama production by joining Hewland International. At Hewland he co-created and series produced the multi award winning television drama series ‘Dream Team’ for Sky 1 which ran for 10 Seasons and the children’s drama series ‘Goal!’ for BBC Worldwide.
Rod joined The Mob Film Company in 2004 and co-developed and produced the multi-BAFTA award winning TV miniseries ‘Hogfather’ (Sky 1 2006) the first ever live adaptation of best-selling author Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld series. Rod went on to produce two further BAFTA award winning Discworld TV miniseries, ‘The Colour of Magic’ (Sky 1 2008) and ‘Going Postal’ (Sky 1 2010). Rod also co-created a notable television documentary slate at The Mob as a writer, producer and director, which continues with his association with Mob Sport and the recent releases of ‘Bosman, The Player Who Changed Football’ ( BT Sport 2020) and ‘Robbo, The Bryan Robson Story’ (Amazon Prime 2021).
In 2012 Rod joined Sir Terry Pratchett, Rhianna Pratchett and Rob Wilkins to head up Narrativia Limited, a production company controlling all of Sir Terry’s rights for television, film and merchandising, overseeing the TV, film and audio content development slate for Narrativia. This resulted in a number of projects moving into production, including ‘Good Omens’ (Amazon 2019), ‘The Watch’ (BBC America 2021) and The Amazing Maurice (Sky Cinema 2022). Rod left Narrativia to co-found BrockBrown Films with producing partner John Brocklehurst.