Serena Armitage is an Academy Award winning creative producer working across fiction and docs. She has a strong proven track record in producing short films and television.
In 2015 Serena produced STUTTERER an Oscar Winning short film by Benjamin Cleary starring Chloe Pirrie and Matthew Needham. To date Stutterer has picked up 16 awards worldwide including an Academy Award, Critic's Circle Award and an Irish Film and Television Nomination.
Serena has produced and directed factual shows for ITV, BBC and Channel 4 including PIERS MORGAN’S LIFE STORIES, the award-winning cult hit COME DINE WITH ME and BAFTA nominated PAUL O’GRADY: FOR THE LOVE OF DOGS. She's worked with high profile talent including Piers Morgan, Paul O’Grady, Chloe Pirrie, James Nesbitt, Leigh Francis, Peter Andre, and Fearne Cotton. She's currently edit producing a new natural history series for ITV called FIERCE.
In 2010 was one of only six candidates chosen from across ITV after a rigorous selection process for the Fast Track Scheme – a twelve-month programme of development, training and project work for promising employees with senior management potential. Prior to this Serena spent three years editing trailers for ITV Creative, a department responsible for £250 million of airtime per year. Here she worked on the ITV2 rebrand and launched several shows across all the ITV channels.
Name: Serena Armitage
Lives in: London, England
Occupation: Director and Producer