Showbrands is Australasia’s only independent branded content measurement company. Showbrands specialises in holistic branded content measurement, product placement, education and insights across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. Michael Byers conceived and founded Showbrands in 2009 to provide a cost-effective, dedicated measurement system for the growing and ever- evolving branded content and product placement industry. As an independent company Showbrands is able to partner with brand owners, producers, agencies and networks, on a confidential project basis, in the development and management of content and placement strategies.
Michael ByersManaging Director
Showrunner Productions is a wholly owned subsidiary of the publicly listed agency, Adcorp Australia. We produce factual and drama series for the international markets, as well as local stories and concepts for Australian broadcasters. Our team is highly experienced and motivated to produce quality television in an ever changing market.
Ray PedrettiExecutive Producer
Roger StevensonDevelopment Producer
South Australian Film Corporation
The South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC)is the state Government agency responsible for Adelaide Studios and for the state’s thriving screen industry.
Established in 1972, we have continuously been at the forefront, pushing the boundaries and remaining open to innovation and change.
South Australia's reputation as Australia's home of independent filmmaking has been built on our state’s stunning locations, award winning crews, and legacy of successful film titles that have resonated with audiences worldwide for more than 40 years.
Our aim is to empower the South Australian screen production industry to achieve success. We do this by working closely with South Australian practitioners, businesses, industry bodies and other stakeholders to create a sophisticated, dynamic film and television industry that prospers in a rapidly changing world and which makes a significant contribution to South Australia’s cultural and economic wellbeing.
Sarah LancasterBusiness Development Executive
Sandy LeporeDevelopment Executive
Andrada TudorSpecial Projects Executive
Melissa JuhansonProduction Executive
Sydney Film Festival
Sydney Film Festival is one of the world's longest-running film festivals, and is a major event on the NSW cultural calendar. The 12-day festival screens feature films, documentaries, short films and animation from around the world in venues across the city including the State Theatre, Event Cinemas George Street, Dendy Opera Quays, the Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace in Cremorne and the Art Gallery of NSW. SFF also takes place at Apple Store Sydney, SFFTV @ Martin Place and Grasshopper Lounge.
Jenny NeighbourPrograms Manager & Documentary Programmer
Formed in March 2011, Triptych Pictures slate encompasses television, feature film and multi-media projects, with the development and production of factual and drama television series forming the cornerstone of the company’s vision. Coming from diverse yet related backgrounds, the Triptych producers bring a wealth of production experience and knowledge to the table, each having worked in the industry professionally for over 15 years, ideally situating the company for domestic and international co-production opportunities.
Producing credits include feature films, Boxing Day, Lucky Country, The Babadook (Sundance 2014), The Dead Speak Back, Touch, with co-producing credits on Shut Up Little Man! an Audio Misadventure (Sundance 2011) and One Eyed Girl; factual television series producing credits include mY Generation (2008 SBS), Croc College (2013 ABC1) and Jillaroo School (2014 ABC1), as well as the multi-media multi-platform project Stasis, currently in the first stage of production.
Gemma SalomonProducers' Assistant
TVF International's specialist approach to distribution has earned us a place within the media landscape as the leading independent factual distributor in the UK. Our catalogue encompasses everything from factual entertainment and lifestyle series to exceptional one-off documentaries, representing some of the most innovative and creative producers from across the globe. The TVF team is energetic and vibrant, with over ten languages spoken across Sales and Acquisitions. Both divisions work within their own specific territories to maintain a highly specialised knowledge of the global content market. Alongside the distribution of completed programming, we operate extensively with pre-sales, co-productions and formats. We have a strong presence on the international festival circuit, attending all major markets and events, and our team regularly offers their expertise on panels. TVF International is part of the TVF Media group, operating in television, digital and multiplatform production.
Julian Chou-LambertSenior Programming & Sales Executive
Umbrella Entertainment Pty Ltd
Umbrella Entertainment has been in operation since 2001. With a catalogue of over 1,500 titles its a 100% Australian owned and operated distributor of filmed entertainment specializing in a range of content for theatrical, home entertainment, TV broadcasting and Video on Demand.
Richard MooreTheatrical Distribution Manager
Wild Fury has a large number of documentary projects in various stages of production, including The Coral Triangle (ZDF/ARTE, Discovery Asia), Wild Australia (ZDF, NDR, Nat Geo), Big Red (Nat Geo), Australia: Land and Landscape (Nine Network), Animals That Changed History (Canadian co-production with Ferns Entertainment), Duels (Czech co-production with KM Records), When the Queen Came to Town (Foxtel), The Wildest River (Malaysian co-production with FINAS) and the 3D IMAX feature Blue Fin (ZDFE, ABC).
Veronica FuryJoint Managing Director
Tina DaltonJoint Managing Director
Zig Zag Productions
Zig Zag Productions is one of the UK’s foremost independent television production companies formed in 1999 by Danny Fenton and Kevin Utton.
With offices in London and New York, Zig Zag has produced over 600 hours of non scripted programming and has grown to become an internationally recognised, respected and award winning television producer both in the UK, USA and internationally. Zig Zag has produced programming for broadcasters including BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Five, TLC, MTV, Fox, National Geographic, Discovery, OWN, Logo and Syfy. The company has also won numerous awards including the Rose D’or for Best Format.
Zig Zag was rated 10th top sports producer, 7th top factual producer and 9th in the top specialist factual producers in the most recent Broadcast Indie Survey and is consistently listed in the Realscreen Global 100 Top Independent Production Companies.