Judith Bunting’s career in specialist factual television spans more than 20 years of prime time documentaries, education and entertainment.
Her programmes have won awards from organisations such as the Royal Television Society, Learning on Screen, Science et Image, the British Medical Association, the Wellcome Trust, the International Wildlife Film Festival and more.
Judith is the driving force behind CBeebies’ hit entertainment series, Magic Hands, which she produces with deaf-led production company, Flashing Lights Media. Magic Hands combines animation with voice, sound design and British Sign Language to bring poetry to little ones, who are both hearing and deaf. A third series of Magic Hands is currently in production.
Judith was a science director and producer at BBC television for more than 20 years, creating science programmes, series and events for all main channels. As a Director, she created programmes for Horizon, Tomorrow’s World and Superhuman, then, as Executive Producer, ran health programmes for BBC Three, which included Body Hits (3 series) and Breast Cancer, the Operation (a ‘channel defining event’). After leaving the BBC, Judith made programmes for national and international broadcasters including the BBC, Discovery and National Geographic.
As a Development Consultant, Judith works with factual, specialist factual and children’s producers to conceive new ideas and develop existing concepts into vibrant and viable productions. Outside of the broadcast arena she is an enthusiastic volunteer campaigner and fundraiser.