Screenworks is proud to announce just some of the broadcasters and SVOD (subscription video on-demand) executives and commissioning editors who will be guest speakers at Screenworks Business of Producing seminar in Ballina from March 19th-21st. More guest speakers will be announced shortly.

Amanda Duthie (Acting Head of scripted, SBS), Susie Jones (Commissioning Editor of Documentaries, SBS), Andy Ryan (Co-Head of Drama, Nine Network Australia), Stephen Oliver (Manager Documentary, ABC), Lana Greenhalgh (Drama Executive, Foxtel), and Cieron Cody (Commissioning Editor, NITV) will each be delivering a Meet the Broadcaster session at the seminar where they will talk about what they are currently commissioning. They will also participate in panel discussions and be available for limited, pre-booked one-on-one meetings with attendees.

We are delighted to bring together key representatives from Australian broadcasters and SVODs to connect with attendees at our 2020 Business of Producing seminar”, said Screenworks CEO, Ken Crouch. “We are creating opportunities for attendees who would otherwise not have the chance to hear from and network with these industry professionals where they can garner valuable advice which could advance their careers”.

The previously announced judges of the AACTA Pitch: Regional Landscapes presented in partnership with Screenworks will also be speaking at Screenworks seminar including award-winning producer Michele Bennett (Judy & Punch, Chopper, Mr Inbetween), Every Cloud Productions Creative Director and Co-Founder Deb Cox (Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Seachange), Managing Director Umbrella Entertainment/Executive Producer Jeff Harrison (The Babadook, Cargo, The Merger, Buoyancy) as well as Acting Head of Scripted at SBS, previously CEO/Creative Director of Adelaide Film Festival & Adelaide Film Festival Investment Fund Amanda Duthie (The Nightingale, Sweet Country, Top End Wedding, Hotel Mumbai, Ali’s Wedding).

Held over three packed days with workshops, presentations, one on one meetings, round tables and networking events, Screenworks Business of Producing provides opportunities for regional practitioners to connect with global decision-makers.

A travel support program is open for NSW regional practitioners to apply for and an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island scholarship to support regional NSW and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island practitioners to attend the seminar.

For more information and tickets, CLICK HERE.

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