Phoenix Satellite Television
Beginning operation on 31 March, 1996, based in Hong Kong, Phoenix Satellite Television has been striving constantly to provide quality Mandarin programming to the global Chinese communities, with an ultimate objective of "shortening the distance between the Chinese around the world". The dynamism of this massive market, combined with successful expansion strategies, has enabled Phoenix to develop a comprehensive multi-dimensional media platform.
Today, Phoenix Chinese Channel, Phoenix InfoNews Channel, Phoenix Movies Channel, Phoenix North America Chinese Channel and Phoenix Hong Kong Channel, broadcasting to audiences in the Asia Pacific, Europe, America, Africa, the Middle East, Australia etc., covering more than 180 countries and regions. Besides World and Greater China news coverage, Phoenix TV has been very popular among the elite group of Chinese audiences for its insight and inspiring programs ranging from documentaries; current affairs slots and talk shows.
Mr. Haibo Huang would like to meet with delegates who have programs that relate to the Phoenix Chinese Channel program sphere.
Haibo HuangDeputy Chief Editor of Phoenix Chinese Channel
Prospero Productions is one of Australia's leading independent documentary production companies. We have made quality, multi-award winning documentaries and documentary series for nearly 20 years. The Prospero signature is strong narrative-driven documentaries that appeal to a wide range of viewers.
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Ed PunchardManaging Director
Julia RedwoodManaging Director
Jules FortuneHead of Production
Suzie PunchardMarketing & Development Coordinator
Founded in 2001, Rare Media is one of China’s leading documentary content suppliers. The firm's diverse catalogue features more than 2,000 hours of documentary programming, and over 20,000 hours of raw footage. Moreover, Rare Media produces in average 70 minutes of new content per day. In 2011, we launched “Raredoc Time”, a 2.5h daily slot providing documentary programming to city-level TV broadcasters throughout China. Apart from our in-house production and international co-productions, we acquire over 300 hours of documentaries from overseas each year.
Ruifang HuaHead of European Business Development
Real to Reel Productions Inc.
Real to Reel Productions, helmed by Bill Spahic and Anne Pick, produces award winning films with compelling stories, strong characters, across a broad spectrum of subjects from series to docs to features.
Their latest film ANIMISM:PEOPLE WHO LOVE OBJECTS premiered last September and is enoying worldwide sales including Australia. Current production includes: ECCENTRICS and NO LIMITS both feature docs directed by Academy Award winner John Zaritsky respectively celebrating people who dance to the beat of their own drum and according to a study live longer, happier, healthier lives than the rest of us and the thalidomide survivors still fighting for justice 50 years after this crippling drug was released internationally. Their German co-production GAMBLING ON EXTINCTION is also about to go into production. Real to Reel also has signed four co-pro agreements, two in 3D, with Norm Wilkinson’s Visionquest in Queensland and look forward to launching them later in the year.
I am interested in meeting potential co-pro partners interested in series suitable for both domestic and international markets particularly in wildlife and 'non destination' focussed travel shows.
Anne PickVP & Executive Producer
With a background as Australia’s multicultural broadcaster, SBS holds a unique place in the Australian media landscape. As described in the SBS Charter, SBS’s principal function is to provide multilingual, multicultural and Indigenous radio, television and digital media services that inform, educate and entertain all Australians, reflecting Australia’s diverse society. SBS inspires all Australians to explore, appreciate and celebrate our diverse world, and in doing so contributes to social cohesion.
SBS carries out this function through an ever-increasing number of distribution platforms including free-to-air television channels, subscription television, analogue and digital radio, online, and via mobile devices and apps.
For more information, please visit www.sbs.com.au
John GodfreyHead of Documentaries
Joseph MaxwellCommissioning Editor - Documentaries
David BraithwaiteManaging Editor Online
Screen Australia is the key Federal Government direct funding body for the Australian screen production industry. Its functions are to support and promote the development of a highly creative, innovative and commercially sustainable Australian screen production industry. In addition Screen Australia administers the Government's Producer Offset and International Co-production Program to increase the commercial sustainability of production in Australia.
Screen Australia was created under the Screen Australia Act 2008 and from 1 July 2008 took over the functions and appropriations of its predecessor agencies: the Australian Film Commission (AFC), the Film Finance Corporation Australia (FFC) and Film Australia Limited.
Sam GriffinInvestment/Development Manager, Documentary
Alyssa OrvisIndustry/Development Manager, Documentary
Elena GuestProject Manger, State and Industry Partnerships
Pru DonovanAssessment Manager, Producer Offset and Co-production Unit
Erica GlynnHead, Indigenous Department
Screen Queensland's role is to develop and support the local screen industry, attract production to Queensland, and celebrate an active screen culture across the State. Locally, the State is a growing force in Australia's film industry landscape and a key contributor to the creative health of our nation. Globally, Queensland is known for its stunning locations, talented crew, and attractive financial incentives.
Catherine NebauerProduction Investment & Business Development Executive
Screen Tasmania is the Tasmanian Government agency responsible for developing Tasmania’s screen industry through the production of films, television drama and documentaries and digital media. Screen Tasmania staff provide a bespoke service to industry with a clear aim of increasing production activity to create jobs and attract investment to Tasmania. It supports a broad range of productions and strives to be innovative and flexible in a rapidly changing screen industry. In particular, Screen Tasmania’s Digital Media Fund provides investment for games, web content and animations.. Screen Tasmania is also committed to funding factual entertainment productions and has a proud history of supporting successful documentaries.
Ms Karena SlaninkaDirector
Andrew McPhailBusiness and Production Investment Manager
ScreenWest is Western Australia's screen funding and development agency, committed to working in partnership with the screen industry to develop, support and promote film, television and digital media production in Western Australia.
Ryan HodgsonProductions Investment Manager
Sea Dog TV International
Sea Dog TV International Pty Ltd is an experienced television production company based in Perth, Western Australia. The Company was established in 2007 by Leighton and Jodie De Barros with the primary focus of expanding relationships within the television industry and producing high quality documentary programs. We have an extensive production history in factual programming, including natural history, wildlife and science. Pushing the boundaries of film-making, the company makes programs that are unique, innovative and entertaining, while educating and inspiring audiences.
Some of our major productions are the Hello Birdy factual entertainment series for ABC TV, starring well known actor William McInnes. Natural History/Wildlife documentary, The Search for the Ocean’s Super Predator for ABC TV, Al Rayyan TV, Smithsonian Channel, NHK and National Geographic Channel. Wildlife documentaries, On a Wing and a Prayer for ABC TV and Whale Patrol for ABC TV and National Geographic Television International.