2018 SPEAKERS

Keynote Speakers & Interviews

Ben Frow

Director of Programmes

Channel 5

Brandon Riegg

Vice President, Unscripted

Netflix

Cassian Harrison

Channel Editor

BBC Four

CHARLOTTE MOORE

DIRECTOR OF CONTENT

BBC

Christine Langan

CEO

Baby Cow

Damian Kavanagh

Channel Controller

BBC 3

Danny Brocklehurst

Screenwriter

Hilary Rosen

Deputy Director of Commissioning

UKTV

IAN KATZ

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES

CHANNEL 4

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Wright

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Joanna Lumley

Presenter & Actress

Kevin Lygo

Director of Television

ITV

Luke Hyams

Head of Originals

Youtube EMEA

Michael Palin CBE

Actor, Writer and Presenter

Nancy Daniels

Chief Brand Officer

Discovery & Factual

Patrick Holland

Controller

BBC TWO

Paul Mortimer

Head of Digital Channels and Acquisitions

ITV

RICHARD WATSHAM

Director of Commissioning

UKTV

Sam Friedman

Associate Professor in Sociology

London School of Economics

Steve Coogan

Founder

Baby Cow

STEVE NORTH

Genre General Manager for Comedy & Entertainment

UKTV

Zai Bennett

Director of Programmes

Sky Entertainment, UK & Ireland

Speakers and Panelists

Alan Sim

Executive Producer

Elisa

Alison Kirkham

Controller of Factual Commissioning

BBC

Ana de Moraes

Group Creative Director

Shiver

Andrea Wong

Board Member

Liberty Media Corporation

Anna Croneman

Head of Drama

Sveriges Television (SVT)

Arlene Phillips

Choreographer & Presenter

ASHLEY TURING

Founder

Live Tree

AXEL ERIKSSON

VP Content & Programming

Discovery Networks Sweden

Ben McOwen Wilson

Regional Director

YouTube, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Beverley Shenken

Vice-President, Content & General Manager, Television Division

ZoomerMedia

Bill Gardner

Vice President of Programming & Development

PBS

Brad Holcman

Senior Director

A&E

Brian Fuhrer

Senior Vice President, National Product Leadership

Nielsen

Bryan Elsley

Writer

Kiss Me First

Camilla Lewis

Joint CEO

Curve Media

Caressa Douglas

Senior Vice President

Global Strategic Partnerships

Cathrine Wiernik

Director of Programmes

Bonnier Broadcasting

Chachi Senior

Senior Vice President, Alternative Series and Development

Paramount Networks

Charles Lauder

CEO

Indie Club

Chris Hughes

Television Personality

Chris Younie

Senior Digital Producer

Love Island

Claire Gooding

Production Manager

Arrow Media

Claire Mundell

Creative Director

Synchronicity Films

Claudia Jessie

Actor

Amelia Sedley - Vanity Fair

Clive Tulloh

Managing Producer

Burning Bright Productions

Colin Warhurst

Strategy Manager & Technologist

BBC Blue Room

Damian Collins

MP

Dan Winch

Producer

A Very English Scandal

Dani Dyer

Winner of Love Island 2018

Danny Horan

Head of Factual

Channel 4

DanTDM

Megastar Youtuber

Dara Nasr

Managing Director

Twitter UK

Darren McGarvey

author, performing artist & columnist

Dave Lambert

Director

Zapped

David Eilenberg

Chief Creative Officer

ITV America

David Fynn

Actor

Denis Crushell

VP of EMEA

Tubular Labs

Dionne Grant

Social Media Editor

BuzzFeed UK

Dominic Treadwell-Collins

Head of Television

Blueprint Pictures

Dorothy Byrne

HEAD OF NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

CHANNEL 4

Dr. Laurence Sargent

Director

Sargent-Disc LTD

Dylan Llewellyn

Actor

Derry Girls

Edward Phillips

Head of Development

TwoFour

Fiona Campbell

Controller of Mobile and Online

BBC News

Fiona McDermott

Head of Comedy

Channel 4

Fredrik Ljungberg

Programme Director

Viaplay

Frith Tiplady

Executive Producer

Moonage Pictures

Gave Lindo

Chief of Staff & Senior Director of Programming

CBC

Gena McCarthy

Executive Vice President, Head of Programming, Lifetime Unscripted

Lifetime & FYI

Grace Victory

Vlogger & Presenter

Grant Morrison

Writer

Happy!

Gwyneth Hughes

Writer

Vanity Fair

Hugh Grant

Actor

A Very English Scandal

Ian Russell

Head of International Programmes

ITN Productions

J. LaLonde

Vice President of Content & Head of Studio

Whistle Sports

Jack Fincham

Winner of Love Island 2018

Jake Bickerton

Journalist

Editor Broadcast Tech

James Cooper

Co-Creator & Co-Host

My Dad Wrote A Porno Podcast

Jamie-Lee O’Donnell

Actor

Derry Girls

Jane Millichip

Managing Director

Sky Vision

Janine Gibson

Editor-in-Chief

BuzzFeed UK

Jason Phipps

Commissioning Editor, Podcasts

BBC

Jazz Gowans

CEO

Transparent Television

Jean-Philippe Normandeau

COO

Incendo

Jessica Sykes

Independent Talent Group

Jo Fox

Director of Entertainment Marketing

Sky

Jo Smith

Executive Producer

BBC Three

Jody Smith

Creative Director

Studio 71 UK

Jon Mountague

Head of Comedy

Sky

Josh Willacy

Trainer, Consultant & Journalist

Challenge Consultancy

Kate Phillips

Controller, Entertainment Commissioning

BBC

Katy Thorogood

Creative Director

Ricochet

Kaye Elliott

Director of High-end Television

Creative Skillset

Kelly Webb-Lamb

Deputy Director of Programmes and Head of Popular Factual

Channel 4

Kem Cetinay

Television Personality

Kenneth Collard

Actor

Zapped

Kerry Taylor

Executive Vice President , Youth and Music & Chief Marketing Officer

Viacom International Media Networks

Kevin Bakhurst

Group Director

Ofcom

Kieran Doherty

Joint Managing Director

Stellify Media

Lennie James

Actor, Writer

Lindsay Salt

Head of Development

Sky

Lisa McGee

Writer & Creator

Derry Girls

Lisa Opie

Managing Director of Factual

BBC Studios

Liz Lewin

Executive Producer

Derry Girls

Louisa Harland

Actor

Derry Girls

Louise Thornton

Commissioning Executive for Digital, Social and Youth

BBC

Maria Mowbray

Head of Development

Bonnier Broadcasting

Mark Downie

Creative Director

IWC

Max Foster

Anchor

CNN

Michael Lennox

Director

Derry Girls

Mike Stiller

Vice President, Development and Programming

History

MONIKA BIELSKYTE

FUTURIST

Nathalie Clermont

Director of Program Management

CANADA MEDIA FUND

Nick Andrews

Head of Commissioning

BBC Wales

Nick Godwin

Creative Director

BriteSpark

Nick Murphy

Director

Save Me

Nicola Coughlan

Actor

Derry Girls

Olivia Lichtenstein

Company Director and Film Maker

Storyvault Films

Patrick Walker

Director of Media Partnerships, EMEA

Facebook

PAUL COLEMAN

Television Writer

Chairs

Alice Levine

Broadcaster

Alice Webb

Director of BBC Childrens

BBC

Angela Jain

Managing Director

ITV Studios Entertainment

Anna Richardson

producer, presenter, journalist

Celia Taylor

Managing Director

Mentorn Media

Chris Curtis

Editor of Broadcast

Christian Howes

marketer, research analyst & television presenter

Clive Anderson

Broadcaster & Comedy Writer

Dara Ó Briain

Stand Up Comedian & Television Presenter

Dominic Schreiber

Global Drama Executive

Reel One Entertainment

Dotty (A.Dot)

Host

BBC Radio 1Xtra

Edith Bowman

Television, Radio & Podcast Presenter

Frank Skinner

Comedian

Georgie Barrat

Technology Presenter & Jounalist

Graham Stuart

Managing Director

So Television

Hadas Gold

Reporter, European Politics, Media and Business

CNN

Iain Stirling

Comedian & TV Presenter

Jake Kanter

Executive Editor

Business Insider UK

Jez Nelson

CEO

Somethin' Else

Jolyon Rubinstein

Satirist

Katy Brand

Writer, Actor & Comedian

Kirsty Wark

Journalist, broadcaster, writer

Lauren Laverne

Broadcaster

Matt Edmondson

television, radio presenter & producer

MAXINE PEAKE

MO GILLIGAN

Comedian

NATALKA ZNAK

PRESIDENT

ZNAK & CO

Ore Oduba

Television Presenter

Pete Thornton

Senior Commissioning Editor

UKTV

Ranvir Singh

Television Presenter

Richard Johnston

Chief Executive Officer

Endemol Shine UK

Robert Peston

Political editor

ITV News

Roy Walker

Presenter

Catchphrase

Samantha McMillon

Commercial Director

ITVS UK Drama

Sarah-Jane Mee

Television & Radio Presenter

Stephen Lepitak

Editor

The Drum

Sue Perkins

Writer, Presenter, Broadcaster

Zoe Ball

Broadcaster

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