A+E Networks Asia
A+E Networks™ Asia is owned by the award-winning, global media content company, A+E Networks™, which is dedicated to offering consumers a diverse communications environment ranging from television networks to websites, to home videos/DVDs to gaming and educational software. A+E Networks Asia is comprised of Lifetime®, HISTORY®, bio.®, H2™ and Crime & Investigation Network®. A+E Networks Asia operates and distributes its portfolio in Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Myanmar, Laos and Thailand.
Michele SchofieldSenior Vice President, Programming & Marketing
ABC Television delivers commercial-free, nationally available, free-to-air screen content via a multiplatform multi-channel network. It is the destination of choice for viewers and users seeking quality and diversity in screen content; in particular engaging audiences in distinctly Australian content across a wide variety of genres. ABC TV platforms include ABC1, ABC2, ABC3, ABC News 24, ABC iview and the most comprehensive array of online content for download or streaming on abc.net.au/tv. We seek to commission and acquire programming with a strong multiplatform presence.
Tarni JamesExecutive Producer, Entertainment
Jo ChichesterExecutive Producer, Arts
Mandy ChangComissioning Editor, Arts
Phil CraigHead of Factual
Matt ScullyCommissioning Editor, Science and Natural History
Andrea UlbrickCommissioning Editor, Contemporary and Religion & Ethics
Anita BrownCommissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment
Sophia ZachariouActing Head of Entertainment
Dena CurtisCommissioning Editor, Indigenous
Al Jazeera English
Launched in 2006, Al Jazeera English is a global 24-hour, English news and current affairs channel. Part of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network, the channel now transmits to more than 260 million households in over 125 countries. The channel's mandate is to deliver journalism that has depth and to provide context for the transformative changes taking place across the globe.
Fiona Lawson-BakerSenior Producer
AMC/Sundance Channel Global
About AMC/Sundance Channel Global
AMC/Sundance Channel Global delivers compelling and globally renowned entertainment to audiences worldwide in multiple languages through locally tailored programming services, cutting edge media and subscription television platforms. The international arm of AMC Networks Inc., the division’s flagship channels include Sundance Channel and WE tv and are broadcast in both high and standard definition. Sundance Channel was founded by Robert Redford and showcases acclaimed independent films, from the newest festival award winners to the genre’s most beloved movies. Central to Sundance Channel’s appeal is its broadcast of original series from leading talent both in the US and abroad, including celebrated series Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, and Hell on Wheels. Recently launched in Asia, WE tv is a leading entertainment brand in the US and caters to audiences who can’t get enough of celebrity driven reality and other widely appealing lifestyle programming.
Patrick ConnollyVice President, Programming, Scheduling & Creative Services
BBC Scotland is the main public service broadcaster serving Scottish audiences through television, radio and online. It produces a range of TV programmes for BBC One Scotland and BBC Two Scotland as well as for the BBC's UK network services.
There is an absolute requirement for some discernible Scottish dimension to any project. That aside, factual programmes range from observational documentary to specialist factual, particularly history, and the arts. This includes series, singles and feature docs.
Open to projects on a diverse range of subjects in whatever broadcast configuration is most appropriate.
Ewan AngusTV Commissioning Editor
The world is just awesome! With compelling real-life programming that inspires and entertains, Discovery reveals the world in all its wonder, diversity and amazement. Discovery offers a signature mix of adrenaline-charged stories, larger-than-life personalities and vivid imagery for viewers with curious minds. With the best non-fiction programming from Canada and around the world, Discovery captures the excitement of a passion for life – one lived fully and at its most extreme. Discovery launched in Canada in 1995 and is now available in more than eight million Canadian homes. Discovery is offered in standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD) simulcast – for viewers who want an even bigger and bolder experience. Discovery Canada is a joint venture between Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company, and Discovery Communications Inc. Find more information and interactive online features at Discovery.ca.
Lindsay Cowan DotchisonDirector of Programming
Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
The world's number one non-fiction company.
Emile GuertinExecutive Producer
Jonathan RuddProgramming Director
DOC3 / RAITRE
DOC3 is a summer slot focused on social issues, narrated through strong individual stories. Stories about problems which are not very present in the daily broadcasting of news programs.
Fabio ManciniCommissioning Editor
Foxtel is one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media companies, directly employing around 2,500 people, and delivering a diverse subscription television service to both regional and metropolitan areas over cable, satellite and broadband distribution.
We offer a better entertainment experience every day to each one of our 2.5 million subscribing homes through delivery of exclusive and inspiring programming across all genres, the world’s most popular channel brands, and investment in high quality local content.
As constant champions of innovation we have brought our customers:
•The iQ personal video recorder
•Australia’s largest HD channel offering, with 26 dedicated channels
•FOX FOOTY Channel – for true AFL fans
•The LONDON 2012 Olympic Games over 8 dedicated HD channels, plus a tablet app
•Live and catch up TV on your tablet or other mobile device with Foxtel Go
•Flexible access with our internet TV service Foxtel Play
In addition, the subscription television sector invests around $700 million every year in new and original Australian content.
Since creating a new national subscription television service, through the merging of Foxtel and Austar in 2012, Foxtel directly employs around 2,500 people and a further 2,000 workers are indirectly engaged in sales and installation services nationally.
The Foxtel Television Centre at North Ryde in Sydney is the headquarters of Foxtel's national subscription television operations and houses Foxtel’s television studios, broadcast operations and cable and satellite transmission facilities. Foxtel also operates two Customer Solutions Centres based at Moonee Ponds in Melbourne, and Robina on the Gold Coast.
Foxtel is owned by Telstra Corporation Ltd (50%) and The News Corporation Ltd (50%).