Duck Soup Films, a Leeds-based production company dedicated to championing the voices of underrepresented talent, will join Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund.
Duck Soup was founded by Bekki Wray-Rogers, Libby Durdy and Jessica Holyland with an ambition to make fresh, authentic and entertaining TV dramas and feature films. Talent associated with projects currently on Duck Soup’s slate includes Theresa Ikoko, Jessica Knappett, Jack Thorne, Marc Munden, Lisa Holdsworth, Grace Ofori-Attah, Daf James, Doc Brown, Sara Dunlop, Will Sharpe and Veronica Gleeson.
Caroline Murphy, head of Channel 4’s Indie Growth Fund, said: “Duck Soup is at a really exciting moment in its development with a growing number of advanced projects on its slate and I’m thrilled the company is joining the Indie Growth Fund.”
Wray-Rogers said: “We are delighted that the Growth Fund is investing in us at this crucial stage. We’ve been busily building a strong slate of drama series and films that we are excited to see fly over the next few years and are thrilled and honored that we will embark on this next chapter with the invaluable support and mentorship of the Channel 4 Growth Fund.”