Documentary Australia Foundation
The Documentary Australia Foundation (DAF) is unique in Australia as the only organisation that builds and nurtures partnerships between filmmakers, non profits and philanthropic funders to enable them to tell stories and build campaigns that inspire change.
Susan and Mitzi are ready to take your meetings relating to Good Pitch Australia.
Electric Pictures is one of Australia’s most respected producers of factual programming for the international market. We have offices in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Toronto.
Since 1992, the company has earned a reputation for the production of high quality series and one off specials in a range of genres, including History, Science and International Affairs.
We have extensive experience with co-productions and have been commissioned by many of the world’s major factual broadcasters including: the ABC, Arte, BBC, Ch4, Discovery Channel, History Channel (UK), ITV, NHK, National Geographic, NDR, PBS, RTE, SBS, Sky, and ZDF.
Executive Producers, Andrew Ogilvie and Andrea Quesnelle and Head of Development, Greg Colgan will represent the company at this year’s DocWeek.
Please drop by and see us in the P2P Lounge at anytime, no appointment is necessary.
Andrew OgilvieCEO and Executive Producer
Mr Greg ColganHead of Development
Andrea QuesnelleExecutive Producer, Toronto
Jude Cockburn-campbellHead of Distribution
Essential Media and Entertainment
Essential Media and Entertainment is one of Australia's most prolific and award winning production companies making high quality factual series, documentaries and multi-platform content. Its factual team, headed by executive producers Chris Hilton and Alan Erson, has produced hundreds of hours of quality documentary for broadcasters such as PBS, BBC, Channel Four, Discovery, National Geographic and Arte as well as all Australian networks. The company covers the full range of factual programming including science, history, arts, factual entertainment and lifestyle.
Leo FaberDevelopment Executive Factual
Chris HiltonCEO and Executive Producer
Export Finance & Insurance Company
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) supports the growth of Australian companies in their international activities by providing tailored financial solutions when the private market faces constraints.
As Australia's export credit agency, we assist Australian-based businesses so that they can take advantage of commercial export and overseas investment opportunities. We also support buyers of Australian goods and services in emerging markets and subcontractors to Australian exporters.
We work directly with businesses and their banks to provide loans, guarantees, bonds and insurance products.
EFIC is uniquely placed to do this. We have over 50 years of finance and industry expertise, contacts at financial institutions around the globe, the strength of our AAA credit rating and an entrepreneurial business approach.
We practise responsible lending and uphold social and environmental best practice in the transactions we support.
Alex FernandezHead of Alliances and Product, SME
smh.tv is the video on demand platform of Fairfax Media, offering more than 2,500 shows across 53 genres, all free to view and ad funded.
Ricky SuttonHead of Video, IPTV and New Devices
FIFO Documentary Festival
FIFO is an international documentary film festival, in Tahiti.
Miriama BonoDirector General
Film Victoria is the State Government agency that provides strategic leadership and assistance to the film, television and games sectors of Victoria. We invest in projects and people, and promote Victoria as a world-class production destination nationally and internationally.
Jeni McMahonDevelopment and Investment Manager
Flame Distribution is a specialist factual content distributor with offices in Sydney, London and Europe. Our catalogue of carefully selected programs allows us to concentrate on each title and work innovatively in promoting content across traditional and emerging revenue channels, feeding back market responses to producers.
Fiona GilroyContent Sales and Acquisitions Director
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%).