Manchester’s SMMS Ltd are pleased to announce that Storyvault Films have appointed them to manage the Social Media for their unique live version of Portrait Artist of The Week (POATW) starting on the 18th of October, executively produced by Danielle Graham and presented by Joan Bakewell. They will also manage Portrait Artist of the Year (POATY) Wednesday 14th of October, with executive producers Sam Richards, Danielle Graham and Stuart Prebble, presented by Stephen Mangan, and Book Club starting on the 25th of October, executively produced by Samantha Richards and presented by Andi Oliver and Elizabeth Day.
Jo Booth (pictured) SMMS Director says, “This is a really exciting project for us, and we’re looking forward to working with the team at Storyvault again. After working on POATW during lockdown and previous series of Portrait Artist of the Year plus Celebrity POATY, this will be another exciting challenge.”
Danielle Graham, Executive Producer, adds, “After Jo and her team did such a professional job on POATY over the summer it was a natural fit to ask them to manage the Social Media for all 3 series.”
Viewers and participants can watch and paint along by streaming the live here: https://www.facebook.com/SkyTV/ and by using #PAOTW; where viewers can interact with the judges, sitters and artists with feedback and questions. They can also send their artwork to the judges using #myPAOTW on Instagram.