SPILL New Producers are selected from open call out. Supporting early producers, through a bespoke programme tailored to the needs of each group, the scheme is operated by Pacitti Company and supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.

Alongside a number of producer specific training and development opportunities, SPILL New Producers spend time undertaking joint professional development and working towards real project outcomes for future SPILL Festivals. The 2016 group will work on future SPILL Commissions, SPILL Think Tank activities and SPILL mass participation projects.  

All previous SPILL New Producers from the 2014 group have gone on to wonderful things, including two of them working on the upcoming SPILL Festival.

We are delighted to announce the SPILL 2016 New Producers are: Roxanne Carney, Finnbar Love, Toni Lewis, Daisy Douglas and Mary Jane Edwards. 



SPILL Commission strand New Producers

Roxanne Carney is an Essex based producer, currently working with previous SPILL Showcase artist, Jamal Harewood.

Finnbar Love is a London based emerging producer and graduate of Queen Mary University of London.

Toni Lewis is an independent producer based in the Midlands and has worked with Forced Entertainment and Fierce Festival.


SPILL Mass Participation strand New Producer

Daisy Douglas is a Glasgow-based producer specialising in multi-disciplinary arts, and has just returned from Australia having worked at The Substation in Melbourne and Perth International Arts Festival.


SPILL Think Tank strand New Producer

Mary Jane Edwards is a creative producer based in Liverpool whose practice is based in arts and culture with digital technology and social policy.


Robert Pacitti, Artistic Director of SPILL says:

“We received loads of great applications for the SPILL New Producers scheme and we could have filled each place many times over with dynamic go-getting high calibre folk. However, the five selected participants each brought something really special to their applications. All of us at Pacitti Company are looking forward to working with them across the next two years.”

Supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.