Fuji Television Network, Inc
Since its establishment in 1959, Fuji Television has maintained its position as the leading commercial broadcaster in the Japanese media industry. The content it creates and broadcast everyday enjoys the overwhelming support of a wide range of audiences. Fuji Television strives for noble and creative ideas for its content: news, infotainment and documentaries, sports, dramas, and variety programs. Regardless of the genre, its program tops the rating in any time slot. Today, Fuji Television has 27 affiliated networks in Japan and 12 oversea offices around the world. Furthermore, Fuji Television distributes original content via several mediums, including terrestrial and CS satellite channels. It is also active in transmissions via the internet and mobile phones. With the strategy of meeting the needs of times and viewers, Fuji Television is constantly working to make its top-notch content available to be enjoyed in any format.
Jun CuiInternational Department
Hi Gloss Entertainment
Hi Gloss Entertainment is an all rights distributor of arthouse cinema, documentaries, and foreign language TV. It's an all rights distributor specialising in niche markets, and niche marketing.
Simon KillenManaging Director
These are exciting times for filmmakers with unprecedented access to our audiences across the world 24/7. In this radically changing era we can now be in control of our films from conception through to sales. No longer must we wait for permission.
INDIEVILLAGE is at the forefront of this new era.
With your total involvement and ownership INDIEVILLAGE starts plotting your film’s success from Day 1. We provide consulting services that assist with every stage of your project. Whether it's a documentary, film, web series, TV program or simple YouTube videos, we will tailor services to suit your needs. INDIEVILLAGE offers advice to give your project the best possible outcome for a global market.
The most important thing to remember is the sooner you start the better. INDIEVILLAGE will save you time, money and disappointment.
INDIEVILLAGE starts with YOU telling US about YOUR PROJECT and where you would like to take it. From there we can go on to discuss any of the following strategies:
•Outline Achievable Goals and tactical support to Independent Filmmakers
•Design distribution strategies that can be used to pitch to potential investors
•Design a Release Strategy
•National and International Theatrical Release
•VOD and Other Available Platforms
•Securing Domestic and Foreign Partners
•Design a Launch Strategy
•Branding, PR and Strategic Marketing
•Social Media Strategy
•Grass Roots Outreach and Growing a Strong Audience Database
•Website and Payment Gateway
•Establishing Institutional Partnerships
•Merchandise and Products
•National and International DVD Replication and Fulfillment
Sara KiddGeneral Manager
ITN Source, footage sales arm of the Independent Television News, is one of the world’s leading providers of archive video content. Proud to play a part in providing film-makers, TV producers, publishers and researchers with content to enhance their programmes and documentaries.
ITN Source manage and license footage from 1896 to present-day, from ITN and partner archives including, Reuters, ITV, NBC News, Fox News, Fox Movietone, ANI and other specialist collections.
Find the footage you need; from international news and events to entertainment, historic newsreels, wildlife, stock footage and more. Access rare, quality footage from the most iconic moments in history - Search, view and download online at www.itnsource.com
Caroline ClarkeBusiness Development Manager
ITVS - Independent Television Service
The Independent Television Service (ITVS) funds, presents, and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web, and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens Monday nights at 10:00 PM on PBS. ITVS International is a division of the Independent Television Service that runs the Global Perspectives Project (GPP), an international exchange of documentary films made by independent producers, bringing international voices to U.S. audiences and American stories to audiences abroad.
Claire AguilarExecutive Content Advisor
Joined Up Films
Joined Up Films is an Australian Production Company that specialises in factual formats and documentaries.
Our focus is on different and interesting ways to tell stories and entertain people.
Our original format Who's Been Sleeping in My House? was a finalist in the Best Factual Entertainment Format category at the C21/FRAPA Awards in 2012 and has been optioned in multiple territories.
Jacqueline WillingeManaging Director
Thierry BledDevelopment Producer
Dan BrownCreative Director
Madman Entertainment is one of Australia’s leading independent film and content distributors, working across all rights and many genres including feature film, documentary, television, animation, children’s programming and more.
Recently Madman has launched Madman Production Company broadening its remit to include the development of film and television projects for the domestic and international market.
Nick BatziasLicensing & Acquisitions/Head of Production
Maori Television is New Zealand's indigenous broadcaster. Launched in 2004, the network's primary role is to help revitalisie te reo Maori (Maori language) and tikanga (culture).
Carol HirschfeldGeneral Manager Production
Matchbox develops and produces scripted and non-scripted television programs and feature films for audiences throughout the world.
Formed in 2008 by Tony Ayres, Penny Chapman, Helen Bowden, Michael McMahon and Helen Panckhurst, Matchbox is one of the most dynamic production houses in Australia. In May 2011, NBCUniversal took a majority stake in Matchbox Pictures and this has allowed the company to diversify its content. We produce television drama, children’s programming, factual and entertainment content, animation and feature films for the domestic and international marketplace. We have also developed games and apps to enhance our programs across all available platforms.
Matchbox works with some of the most exciting writers, directors and producers in Australia to deliver content that is internationally renowned.
Susie JonesFactual Entertainment Development Executive
Kylie WashingtonEntertainment and Kids Development Executive
PBS International distributes programs worldwide that are made by many independent producers from the USA and abroad and by WGBH/Boston, one of the largest producers of primetime programming for PBS in the US.
We seek science, history, current affairs, arts, human/social issues, children's and lifestyle programs to represent for sale, pre-sale and co-production worldwide (see our catalog online). PBS International is one division of PBS Distribution, a joint venture of WGBH and PBS.
For PBS Video - another part of PBS Distribution - we also seek programming suitable for the home entertainment and educational markets in North America where we have a substantial presence in all DVD markets, especially on digital platforms.