Bart Yates

Executive Producer / Partner

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Born and bred in Brisbane, Bart started out in the music industry, working for Warner Music Australia. He also managed a death metal band called Sakkuth on the side. He moved to London in 1999 and secured his first role in advertising as a runner at WCRS, where he quickly moved up into production. In 2002 he became a producer at Blink, one of London’s top commercial production companies.

In 2005 Bart founded Blinkink, their dedicated animation division. Over the years he’s helped develop Blink into the multi-faceted entertainment studio that they are today.

Personal highlights along the way include the BBC Christmas film “The Supporting Act”, the embroidered BBC World Cup trailer, Harvey Nichols’ Grand Prix winning “Shoplifters”, John Lewis’ animated Christmas classic “The Bear & The Hare”, and the cult web-series “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” which they are currently developing for TV.

Bart Yates