Edinburgh TV Festival supported by Screen Scotland

Lucie Kon

Commissioning Editor, Storyville, BBC

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Lucie is Commissioning Editor on Storyville, the BBC’s landmark international feature documentary strand, where she commissions, co-produces and curates a diverse and distinctive and eclectic slate that brings the best feature documentary films from around the world to BBC audiences. Her work has spanned a range of factual genres, from feature docs to arts, history, observational, biographical and investigations/ current affairs. She is a seasoned, and well-respected industry leader, as adept at working with experienced talent as she is at spotting, nurturing and inspiring new, diverse talent. She has worked extensively as a mentor, for Screenskills, the Momentum project and the Edinburgh Ones to Watch. She is a member of the Board of the EBU documentary committee, a member of the Advisory Committee for the 2023 Edinburgh TV Festival and a judge for the 2023 Edinburgh TV Awards and the Rose D’Or.

Shows I Oversee

I commission, co-produce and curate a diverse and distinctive slate that brings the best feature documentary films from around the world to BBC audiences, including Storyville. Our most recent commissions/ acquisitions include:

Deborah James: Bowelbabe In Her Own Words
Blue Bag Life
A Bunch of Amateurs
Inside Kabul
Three Minutes: A Lengthening
A House Made of Splinters
Casa Susanna

Would like to meet

We are looking for the very best in feature documentary – stories from across the world, told in the most compelling ways that will resonate with audiences on the BBC