NPA hires Film Garden’s Van Kempen

January 27, 2016

Richard Middleton | Article Source

The Non-Fiction Producers Association (NPA) in the US has appointed veteran unscripted producer and executive Michelle Van Kempen as head of policy and development.

Based in LA, Van Kempen will work across all NPA issues and initiatives, including strategy and operations, industry events, and membership and member services. She will report to NPA general manager John Ford.

Van Kempen was co-principal and exec producer at Film Garden Entertainment (Platinum Weddings, Amazing Wedding Cakes, Hogs Gone Wild) for nearly 20 years until 2013.

NPA was founded in 2014 and claims to be the first professional body created to represent the non-fiction content production business in the US.

Nearly 40 companies are members with the organisation offering information and assistance to production companies, while promoting best practice.

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