John Archer


John Archer is a creative leader with considerable experience in film and television production, setting up successful new ventures and spotting and developing new talent. He was head of Music and Arts at BBC Scotland and the founding Chief Executive of Scottish Screen.

He has produced and executive produced over 500 hours of network television, from Billy Connolly's World Tours of Scotland and Australia which reached audiences of over nine million in the UK and sold widely around the world, to the major international documentary series The Director's Place. Among his productions since joining Hopscotch Films are Writing Scotland, ONELife: Detox or Die and his series with director Mark Cousins; Cinema Iran, and The Story of Film; An Odyssey.

John is producer at Hopscotch Films.

To see a full list of John's work with Hopscotch, see the archive here.