Creative Scotland

Creative Scotland
  • Genre: All;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Various budgets and funds available specific to television production.
  • Specialism: Funding Body;
 

Jakob Hansson

Senior Format Developer TV4
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: Sweden
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Luke Hyams

Head of Originals YouTube EMEA
  • Genre: Other;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Simon Wright

Talent Manager Elephant House Studios
  • Genre: Other;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Talent Managers;
 

Jimmy Humphrey

Head of Acquisitions & Co-productions TCB Media Rights
  • Genre: Other;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Distributors;
 

Lee McMurray

Commissioning Editor, Formats Channel 4
  • Genre: Factual Entertainment; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Sara Kozak

Group SVP Investigation Discovery & American Heroes Channel
  • Genre: Factual; Crime;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Rachel Brill

SVP Head of Non-scripted Programming Epix
  • Genre: Factual; Formats; Documentaries; Non-scripted; Popular Factual; Late-night Comedy; Podcast Adaptations; True Crime;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: Project specific, premium cable scale, open to International co-pro, co-fi
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Louise Harris

Screen Commission Officer
  • Genre: All;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Screen Commission;
 

Caris Pittendreigh

Screen Commission Officer Creative Scotland
  • Genre: All;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Various Screen Funding Opportunities
  • Specialism: Screen Commission;
 

Stuart Burnside

Certification Unit British Film Institute
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Funding Body; Screen Commission;
 

Dr Laurence Sargent

Director Sargent-Disc Ltd
  • Genre: All;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Other;
 

Aaron Matthews

Head of Industry Sustainability BAFTA albert
  • Genre: All;
  • Location: United Kingdom
 

Seth Roe

Senior Associate Wiggin LLP
  • Genre: All;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Lawyers;
 

Sarah Lazarides

Partner Harbottle & Lewis LLP
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats; Other; News & Current Affairs;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Lawyers;
 

Sarah McCormack

SVP Acquisitions UK, Europe and Kids Beyond Distribution
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: As Required
 

Simon Nelson

Development Producer, Writersroom BBC
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Children's; Virtual Reality;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Anna Hargreaves

Development Editor Sky
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Gave Lindo

Chief of Staff & Senior Director of Programming CBC
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; News & Current Affairs; Documentaries; Feature Films; Digital;
  • Location: Canada
  • Budget: Project contingent
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Rita Daniels

Commissioning Editor, Documentaries Channel 4
  • Genre: Factual; Formats; Documentaries;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: £100k for first time directors
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Loren Syer-Willoughby

Head of Acquisitions Off The Fence
  • Genre: Factual; Reality; Lifestyle Entertainment;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Distributors;
 

Carla-Maria Lawson

Commissioning Editor BBC
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats; Daytime;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Louise Thornton

Commissioning Executive BBC Scotland
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Formats; Other; Innovation;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Elizabeth Kilgarriff

Senior Commissioning Editor BBC Scotland
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Gaynor Holmes

Commissioning Executive, Drama BBC Scotland
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Ravin Sampat

Assistant Editor BBC News
  • Genre: News & Current Affairs;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Justin Binding

Commissioning Executive BBC Northern Ireland
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Modest but for discussion
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Joanna Carr

Head of Current Affairs, BBC News BBC
  • Genre: Factual; News & Current Affairs;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Andrew Hildebrand

Head of UK Cofiloisirs
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Production Loans
  • Specialism: Other; Production Loans; Mediation;
 

Emma Westcott

Commissioning Editor Channel 5
  • Genre: Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: £70 - £160k an hour depending on the slot
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Ricky Cooper

Assistant Commissioning Editor BBC
  • Genre: Factual Entertainment; Popular Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Variable according to channel/slot
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Rachel Ashdown

Commissioning Editor, Entertainment BBC
  • Genre: Entertainment;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Samuel Kissous

President Pernel Media

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  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: France
  • Budget: Depends on the project. Co-pros and pre-buys can make the money go further, whether it’s a “smart” moderate cost or a very high budget. Formats can be low cost or high range.
  • Specialism: Producers;
 

Sebastian Cardwell

Commissioning Executive & Channel Manager Channel 5, 5Star
  • Genre: Drama; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Chris Shaw

Creative Director ITN Productions
  • Genre: Factual Entertainment; News & Current Affairs; Popular Factual; Fact-based Drama;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Depends on project – we are interested in co-investment and risk sharing.
  • Specialism: Producers;
 

Emily Elisha

Head of Factual Banijay Rights
  • Genre: Non-scripted;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Distributors;
 

Lasharna Ross

Producer Liaison Executive Sky Vision
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual Entertainment; Non-scripted;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Production & Distribution;
 

Stephen Johnstone

Managing Director Mediapro Contenidos UK

Video interview

  • Genre: Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats; Other; Specialist Factual; Documentaries;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not applicable
  • Specialism: Producers;
 

samantha perahia

Head of Production UK British Film Commission
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Documentaries;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: £1 million per broadcast hour and above
  • Specialism: Screen Commission;
 

Petter Wallace

Head of Commissioning – Independents NRK
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats;
  • Location:
  • Budget: Approx £33 mill independent productions
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Médéric Albouy

Head of Series and Drama International Co-productions France Télévisions
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: France
  • Budget: Around €20M
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Gina Marcheschi

Head of Scripted VICE Studios
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Scripted;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Chachi Senior

SVP, Alternative Series and Development Paramount Network
  • Genre: Formats; Documentaries; Non-scripted;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: $600k upwards. $350k - $650k for documentary series
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Elly Vervloet

International Drama Co-production Expert VRT
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: Belgium
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Mike Stiller

VP Development and Programming, History A&E Network
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: Variable
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Brad Holcman

Senior Director, Non-Fiction and Alternative Programming A&E Network
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual; Factual Entertainment; Reality; Formats; Special Factual; Popular Factual;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: Varies
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Tara Long

EVP US Alternative Programming Entertainment One
  • Genre: Unscripted; Non-scripted;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: Budgets range from $250,000 - $1 million an episode.
  • Specialism: Distributors; Producers; Production & Distribution;
 

Shaminder Nahal

Commissioning Editor, specialist factual Channel 4
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats; Specialist Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Variable
 

Marcus Prince

Television Programmer BFI Southbank British Film Institute
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Documentaries;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Various
  • Specialism: Festival Programmer;
 

Rick Kalowski

Head of Comedy ABC Television, Australia
  • Genre: Comedy; Scripted Comedy; Scripted; Short form; Podcast;
  • Location: Australia
  • Budget: Confidential. But making around 6 full series, 6 digital series, 6-10 podcast series per year. Developing around 40-50 scripted projects at any one time.
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Natalie Rose

Commissioning Executive UKTV
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Helen Nightingale

Commissioning Editor UKTV
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Rebecca Dundon

Director of Acquisitions, Scripted FremantleMedia International
  • Genre: Scripted Comedy; Scripted Formats; Scripted;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not applicable
 

Niki Page

Head of Factual and Factual Entertainment Acquisitions Sky Vision
  • Genre: Unscripted; Non-scripted;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No fixed budget
  • Specialism: Distributors;
 

Simon Cox

Head of Acquisitions EndemolShine International
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Distributors;
 

David Swetman

VP Acquisitions All3Media International
  • Genre: Drama; Scripted Comedy;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Varies by project
  • Specialism: Distributors;
 

Philipp Steffens

Head of Fiction RTL Germany
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: Germany
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Nick Andrews

Head of Commissioning BBC Wales
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Formats; Documentaries;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Josie Mason-Campbell

Head of Factual and Entertainment ABC Television, Australia
  • Genre: Comedy; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats; Lifestyle; Non-scripted;
  • Location: Australia
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Michelle Daly

Senior Director, Comedy CBC
  • Genre: Comedy;
  • Location: Canada
  • Budget: Not applicable
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Chris Loveall

VP International Programming, Scripted AMC / Sundance
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: United States
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Manpreet Dosanjh

Commissioning Editor, Drama Channel 4
  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Variable
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Vivienne Molokwu

Commissioning Executive, Features Channel 4
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Children's; Formats; Features;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Sean Doyle

Commissioning Editor Channel 5
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual; Formats; Other;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Iain Coyle

Senior Commissioning Editor UKTV
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Clemency Green

Commissioning Executive, Features Channel 4
  • Genre: Lifestyle; Unscripted; Non-scripted; Features; Food;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: From £150,000 to 190,000.
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Cara Cusumano

Director of Programming Tribeca Film Festival & Tribeca TV Festival
  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Other; Arts;
  • Location: United States
  • Budget: Not applicable
  • Specialism: Festival Programmer;
 

Marianne Bjørn

Head of Content and Acquisitions Banijay Nordic
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual Entertainment; Reality; Formats; Game & Quiz shows; Scripted Formats;
  • Location: Denmark
  • Budget: Not applicable
  • Specialism: Distributors; Producers; Production & Distribution;
 

Louisa Compton

Commissioning Editor, Dispatches Channel 4
  • Genre: News & Current Affairs;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not applicable
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Carolyn Payne

Commissioning Editor National Geographic

Video interview

  • Genre: Factual; Special Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Various and healthy
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Jane Millichip

Managing Director Sky Vision

Video interview

  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not applicable
  • Specialism: Distributors; Production & Distribution;
 

Bernadette McDaid

Commissioning Editor National Geographic
  • Genre: Unscripted;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Significant
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Jane Beacon

Head of Daytime ITV

Video interview

  • Genre: Factual Entertainment; Other; Game & Quiz shows; Daytime;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not applicable.
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Jamie Morris

Director of Programme Strategy Sky

Video interview

  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not specified.
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Alf Lawrie

Head of Factual Entertainment Channel 4

Video interview

  • Genre: Factual Entertainment;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not specified
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Yvonne Jacob

Commissioning Editor BBC Books / Penguin Random House

Video interview

  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Factual Entertainment; Reality; Children's; Formats; Crime; Specialist Factual; Game & Quiz shows; Scripted Comedy; Politics; Travel; Lifestyle; Technology Intelligence; Sport; Arts; Documentaries;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Not specified
  • Specialism: Commissioners; Publishing;
 

Alison Bakunowich

SVP/General Manager UK and Ireland, Brand lead Northern and Eastern Europe Nickelodeon
  • Genre: Entertainment; Children's;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No details specified
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Priya Singh

Commissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment ITV
  • Genre: Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Varies according to idea and slot
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Rebekah Cadman

Commissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment Channel Four
  • Genre: Factual Entertainment;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Alan Sim

Executive Producer, Scripted Elisa

Video interview

  • Genre: Drama;
  • Location: Finland
  • Budget: €350,000-€700,000 per episode
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Jo Clinton-Davis

Controller of Factual ITV
  • Genre: Factual; Factual Entertainment; Formats; Stunts; Events;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: According to the project
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Jarmo Lampela

Head of Drama Yle

Video interview

  • Genre: Comedy; Drama;
  • Location: Finland
  • Budget: €15,000 0000 / year
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Craig Orr

VP Commissioning & Development MTV International
  • Genre: Reality; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: We have the right budget to match the scale of the show.
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Kim Rowell

Commissioning Editor, Video & Audio Telegraph Media Group

Video interview

  • Genre: Politics; Travel; Lifestyle; Technology Intelligence; Sport;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: £7K per series; the amount of episodes per series to be determined from the content narrative, but typically no more than 5 episodes per series.
  • Specialism: Online;
 

Shirley Jones

Commissioning editor, Arts & Entertainment Sky Television
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual Entertainment; Arts;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: We don't have a set tariff
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Dorothy Byrne

Head of News & Current Affairs Channel 4

Video interview

  • Genre: News & Current Affairs;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Tilusha Ghelani

Commissioning Editor Sky Television

Video interview

  • Genre: Comedy; Scripted Comedy;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: No specific details
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Mike Beale

MD Global Creative Network and Nordics ITV Studios
  • Genre: Entertainment; Factual; Factual Entertainment; Formats; Game & Quiz shows;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Jennifer Parker

Associate Solicitor Clintons

Video interview

  • Genre: Comedy; Drama; Entertainment; Factual; Formats;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: N/A
  • Specialism: Lawyers;
 

Cheryl Taylor

Head of Content, BBC Children’s (CBBC / CBeebies) BBC
  • Genre: Children's;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: 2018/19 : CBBC TV - £54m (Interactive £12m); CBeebies £19m (Interactive £5.9m)
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Satmohan Panesar

Commissioning Editor, Factual Entertainment ITV
  • Genre: Factual Entertainment;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Budget: Unspecified
  • Specialism: Commissioners;
 

Daniel Korn

VP Programming, Head of History + H2 A+E Television Networks

Video interview

  • Genre: Factual Entertainment; Crime; Specialist Factual;
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Specialism: Commissioners;

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