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Howard Gordon brings Accused to Content London as final speakers announced

Emmy winning writer-producer Howard Gordon is confirmed to join the line up of first class speakers at Content London. In an exclusive Case Study session he will discuss his latest series, Accused along with Michael Chiklis and the key team behind the show.

Also joining the Case Study line up Charlene McKenna brings her new thriller Clean Sweep for RTE to the agenda.

In the first of two special Hot Property sessions, the producers behind five hit shows that started their journey at Content London; Tehran, The Reindeer Mafia, Rana Naidu, Bestseller Boy and Mobile 101 discuss how the projects evolved and went on to have international success.

And in collaboration with Drama Quarterly, a must-see Hot Property session shines a light on three upcoming dramas that all appear in the DQ100 2022/23, a curated selection of the most exciting and ambitious new series coming up.

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Joining the line up:

Case Studies

Accused
The Accused team discuss the fast-paced provocative thriller, where each episode explores a different crime, in a different city with an entirely original cast.

Howard Gordon
Executive producer, showrunner
Gordon is a television writer, producer and author whose credits include some of TV’s most prolific series. Gordon co-created Homeland, one of the biggest hits in Showtime’s history. Gordan served as showrunner and executive producer of the long-running hit television series, 24, for which he received both the Golden Globe and the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series in 2006. Gordon first gained national attention for his work on Fox’s ground-breaking series The X-Files, for which he won multiple Golden Globes. Other credits include Tyrant, Legends, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Beauty and the Beast, and Spenser: For Hire. Gordon’s currently in production as showrunner/EP on Accused, which is scheduled to premiere on Fox in early 2023.

Michael Thorn
President of entertainment
Fox Entertainment
As president of entertainment for Fox Entertainment, Thorn is responsible for all scripted programming and development, as well as casting at Fox, and oversees original scripted live-action and animated content for Fox Entertainment’s streaming AVoD service, Tubi. Before Fox, Thorn was executive vice president of development at 20th Century Fox Television, where he led scripted development efforts on This Is Us, Empire, Life in Pieces and Speechless, among others.

Marlee Matlin
Director
Matlin received worldwide critical acclaim for her motion picture debut in Children of a Lesser God, a performance the film community chose to recognise with its highest honour—the Academy Award for Best Actress. At age 21, she became the youngest recipient of the Best Actress Oscar and one of only four actresses to receive that honour for a film debut. Matlin was honoured by the HFPA with the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama. Matlin is making her directorial debut with the network series Accused, coproduction by Sony Pictures Television and Fox.

Michael Chiklis
Actor
Chiklis is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner best known for his role in the acclaimed drama series The Shield. He will next be seen in the cable drama Winning Time: The Rise of The Lakers Dynasty; and The Senior, a football drama from Rod Lurie. Chiklis also has appeared in the films Don’t Look Up, from Adam McKay; the Fantastic Four franchise, in which he played Ben Grimm/The Thing; and in titles such as Eagle Eye. Additional TV credits include Coyote, Fox’s Gotham, American Horror Story, Vegas and The Commish. Chiklis can currently be seen staring in HBO’s Winning Time.

Lauren Stein
EVP, drama development
Sony Pictures Television
Stein serves as executive vice president, drama development for Sony Pictures Television Studios. In this role, she guides the development of scripted programming for drama series, working with over 30 partners across all streaming, cable, and broadcast platforms. Stein joined SPTS in 2015 as a senior vice president and was promoted to her current position in senior management in 2017. During her tenure, Stein has been responsible for the development of such shows as Wheel of Time, The Boys, The Good Doctor, For All Mankind, Them, and the upcoming Accused and A Spy Among Friends. She is also responsible for the next series from Vince Gilligan, Shawn Ryan, Carla Kettner, David Shore, and John Eisendrath.

Clean Sweep
The Clean Sweep team reveal how the drama, which centres around the compelling story of the price paid for long-buried sins and inspired by true events, has been bought to life.

Charlene McKenna
Actress
McKenna’s career began in 2004 with her breakout role in Breakfast on Pluto starring opposite Cillian Murphy and Liam Neeson. She has won various accolades including two Outstanding Actress Awards at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, Best Actress in a Lead Role in Television at the IFTA Awards as well as numerous nominations. In 2022 McKenna reprised her roles in the highly anticipated final series of Peaky Blinders as well as in the second seasons of Bloodlands and Vienna Blood. In the thriller drama Clean Sweep, created by Gary Tieche, McKenna stars in the lead role as Shelly Mohan, a housewife and mother, married to a Garda detective, who kills her former partner in crime when he threatens to expose her dark past. With her unsuspecting husband hunting for the killer, Shelly must cope with pressures of the tightening noose. Inspired by true events, it is a compelling story of the price paid for long-buried sins.

Larry Bass
Founder/CEO/EP
ShinAwiL
In 1999 Bass established ShinAwiL, now one of the largest independent production companies in Ireland. Bass has executive produced the PBS Masterpiece series Miss Scarlet & The Duke for LA studio Element 8 and A&E International in 2019. He is the producer of the forthcoming feature film The Miracle Club starring Dame Maggie Smith, Kathy Bates and Laura Linney, and the forthcoming drama crime series for RTE/Sundance/ZDF Studios Clean Sweep. The ShinAwiL development team is currently in development on original series’ for the Irish, UK and USA market, both scripted and non-scripted.

Patty Ishimoto
Executive producer and managing partner
Element 8 Entertainment
Ishimoto has worked as an executive in the television and telecom industries for more than 20 years, primarily focusing on developing and financing international coproductions. She is the executive producer of the acclaimed series Miss Scarlet and The Duke (airing on PBS/Masterpiece, Alibi) as well as Clean Sweep (Sundance Now, RTE), an Irish thriller drama. She has multiple projects in development, among them The Bronte Girls with ZDF Studios and Fitz and Merryweather with Abacus Media Rights.

Yi Qiao
Director drama
ZDF Studios
Qiao is director drama at ZDF Studios, the commercial arm of German public broadcaster ZDF. There, she is responsible for sales and acquisitions of scripted projects across Scandinavia and worldwide English-speaking territories. Prior to joining ZDF Studios in February 2020, Qiao worked as a senior sales manager for Red Arrow Studios International in London, where she oversaw sales into the UK, Benelux, Scandinavia, Middle East and Africa.

Dermot Horan
Director of acquisitions and coproductions
RTÉ
Horan is director of acquisitions & coproductions at RTÉ, Ireland’s Public Service Broadcaster. In his acquisitions role he has secured for RTÉ the likes of The Handmaid’s Tale, Killing Eve, The People Vs O.J.Simpson, The Big Bang Theory, and Homeland. He is also responsible for international coproductions, and pre-buys including the likes of Normal People, The Fall, and Death and Nightingales. He has recently put together the deals on behalf of RTÉ for Smother with BBC Studios and Kin with Bron Studios. He has the role at RTÉ to invest in Irish feature films, including the likes of Oscar nominated Brooklyn with Saoirse Ronan, Rosie with Sarah Greene and The Guard with Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle. He coordinates RTÉ’s partnerships with outside bodies and represents RTÉ in its dealings with the Screen Ireland (formerly the Irish Film Board), SPI (Screen Producers Ireland) and Animation Ireland.

Hot Properties: Started at Content London
Producers behind five shows that started their journey at Content London; Tehran, The Reindeer Mafia, Rana Naidu, Best Seller Boy and Mobile 101 discuss the project’s success.

Tehran and Bestseller Boy

Alon Aranya
President
Paper Plane Productions
Producer and writer Aranya has set up more than 50 scripted shows at US and international studios and networks. He founded Paper Plane Productions in 2018 for the purpose of producing and financing premium international drama series around the world. The company is currently collaborating with producers, writers and broadcasters in Ireland, Israel, Holland, Germany, India, Poland, Australia and the US to help co-finance and develop local shows for the global market. Aranya’s current international shows include Tehran, an Israeli Apple TV+ thriller which won an International Emmy for Best Drama Series and is in production on season three; Bestseller Boy, an original Dutch dramedy with CBS Studios International and the Dutch NPO in post-production; and The Vanishing Triangle, an original Irish crime-noir series in production. In the US, the company is filming season two of Your Honor for Showtime. Paper Plane will have four shows on the air in 2023. Aranya received his BFA at Tel Aviv University in Film and Television and later became a faculty member at NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

Reindeer Mafia

Liisa Penttilä-Asikainen
Producer
Kaiho Republic
Penttilä-Asikainen has produced short films, TV series and feature films since 2001. International coproductions include e.g. Lars Von Trier’s Dogville, Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein in Guanajuato and Henk Handloegten’s Summer Window. Recent TV-series include Invisible Heroes (6 x 50´) which was awarded with Prix Europa award for Best European TV Fiction series in 2019.

Rana Naidu

Sunder Aaron
Partner
Locomotive Films
Aaron has lived and worked in India for the past 19+ years. Aaron is a principal with Locomotive Global Inc. (LGI), the media company he founded with its investors in 2012. LGI’s primary focus is to incubate and launch new India oriented media and entertainment businesses. Its present activities in India via Locomotive Global Media, its Indian subsidiary, include content development and production, programming sales and distribution, and television broadcast and OTT platforms. LGI was acquired in 2021 by Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (NASDAQ: CSSE). LGI has several premium scripted projects in various stages of production, financing, and development, including Rana Naidu, the Hindi language adaptation of Ray Donovan, the long running and award-winning Showtime series. The series was commissioned by Netflix India and stars Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh. It’s planned for release on the global platform in first quarter 2023.

Mobile 101

Minna Haapkylä
Head of scripted content
Rabbit Films
Haapkylä has been the head of scripted content in Rabbit Films from 2018 and she has produced two feature films Mc Helper and Bubble and two long TV series Summer of Sorrow and Mobile 101. She is also an actress and has won several Finnish and International awards.

 

Drama Quarterly: Hot Properties
We shine a light on three upcoming dramas that all appear in the DQ100 2022/23, Drama Quarterly’s curated selection of the most exciting and ambitious new series coming up.

The Vanishing Triangle

Ivan Kavanagh
Writer, creator
Park Films
Kavanagh is a multi-award winning writer and director best known for Son (2021) The Canal (2014) and Never Grow Old (2019). He was born in Dublin, Ireland. 2021 saw the release of Ivan’s latest critically acclaimed film Son (Park Films), which he wrote and directed, a psychological horror film, starring Andi Matichak and Emile Hirsch. At the 2021 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Kavanagh was presented with the George Byrne Maverick Award by the Dublin Film Critics Circle and at the Brussels International Fantastic Festival 2021, Son won the Silver Raven Award for Best Film. He has a number of feature film and TV projects in the works.

AnneMarie Naughton
Executive producer
Park Films
Dublin-based Park Films was founded in 2007 by Naughton, who produced Tara Road with Andie MacDowell, Situations Vacant, directed by Lisa Mulcahy, and four feature films with Company partner, writer/director Ivan Kavanagh ; Tin Can Man, The Fading Light World Cinema section, PUSAN International Film Festival, The Canal, premiered at TRIBECA, and most recent feature Son, starring Andi Matichak and Emile Hirsch., released by AMC / RLJ in US cinemas in March 2021. A founding member of the board of Women in Film & Television Ireland and a past participant of EAVE, Naughton has a Masters in Film from IADT.

Ana Habajec
Executive producer
Park Films
Habajec has 10+ years of experience in TV broadcast and production. Habajec has worked in Fremantle for eight years as executive producer and managing director (as a part of Nordics and CEE territories). While developing, pitching, producing and managing Fremantle extensive international slate (non-scripted & scripted shows), Habajec was looking for opportunities to secure commissions and develop co-production models to gain access to global content rights from producers and local studios with a focus of securing international co-productions. Habajec has joined Park Films in 2018. As a business partner and executive producer to expand the Companies TV pipeline by developing and producing high-end TV content. She’s currently producing new locally developed 6-part TV drama series, The Vanishing Triangle, and has completed a feature film Son which was shot in US.

Alon Aranya
President
Paper Plane Productions
Bio as before.

 

 

Dreamland

Clelia Mountford
Co-founder/executive producer
Merman
Having co-founded Merman in 2014, with co-founder Sharon Horgan, Mountford develops and produces a multitude of projects. Recently, Mountford executive produced dark comedy thriller Bad Sister for Apple TV+, which was co-written by Sharon Horgan and comedy-drama Dreamland for Sky, which stars Lily Allen and Freema Agyeman. Mountford’s other executive producer credits include Frayed, written by and starring Sarah Kendall, three series of the BAFTA-award winning comedy Motherland, including the critically acclaimed Motherland Christmas Special, Frank of Ireland, created by Brian and Domhnall Gleeson and Michael Moloney; Shining Vale, Housebroken, starting Lisa Kudrow, both series of This Way Up written by Aisling Bea and starring Bea and Horgan and the award-winning There She Goes written by Shaun Pye and starring David Tennant.

Ellie Haydon
Director for TV & Theatre
Merman
Heydon is a director/creator with a background in theatre and dramaturgy, with a passion for female-led stories, particularly in the comedy genre. For theatre, she has worked across a variety of genres at The King’s Head Theatre, The Pleasance, Brighton Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe and The Cambridge Theatre. Her move to screen work came in early 2016 with comedy web-series Digs, and since then she has made several multi-award winning shorts including: Fred Forever, a dark comedy about the confusing middle ground sandwiched between laughter and grief; and Pelicans, Best of Fest for BIFA-qualifying The Shortest Nights Festival, and Judge’s 6 at Exit6 Festival, starring Edward Bluemel. Heydon’s most recent short film, PRAGMA, was exec produced by Academy Award Winner Jason Sudeikis and stars 2021 SAG & Emmy Award nominees Nick Mohammed and Phil Dunster.

Boiling Point

Philip Barantini
Director, writer and producer
Barantini is an award-winning BAFTA and BIFA nominated director who started his career in 1996 as an actor appearing in Band of Brothers, Ned Kelly and Chernobyl. Barantini’s critically acclaimed second directorial feature Boiling Point nominated for four BAFTAs, including Outstanding British Film, and received 11 BIFA nominations. The film received six nominations at the 2022 The Big Screen Awards, including Best British Film of the Year and Breakthrough British Filmmaker. Barantini has recently finished directing all five episodes of ITV’s upcoming thriller series Malpractice and is in post-production on Accused, his latest film. He will soon commence filming a BBC-commissioned series sequel of Boiling Point.

Hester Ruoff
Producer
Ascendant Fox
Actress and producer, Ruoff, began her career on the other side of the camera producing a variety of award-winning shorts, including Bafta-longlisted Gerry starring Joan Collins. She moved into features with the ground-breaking one shot drama Boiling Point, starring Stephen Graham and its incredible ensemble cast, which received eleven 2021 BIFA nominations and 4 wins, and 4 Bafta nominations including an Outstanding debut producer. She recently merged her production company Burton Fox Films with producing partner Bart Ruspoli to become Ascendant Fox producing Gassed Up for Amazon Prime, their first movie in the newly formed company. They are now in prep for their debut TV series with The BBC and BBC Studios as a follow up to the film with Matriarch and Made up. Ruoff is passionate about making films that matter and creating a safe and inclusive environment on set that allows cast and crew to flourish in their gifting.

Bart Ruspoli
Producer
Ascendent Fox
Following a successful career as an actor, Ruspoli moved behind the camera in 2009. Since then he has been nominated for 2 BIFAs and a BAFTA. Recent projects include 2020 crime drama Villain starring Craig Fairbrass and Robert Glenister which hit British cinemas weeks before the global lockdown, and was met with a deluge of incredible reviews, culminating in being elected Critic’s Choice in the New York Times the week of release in the USA and topping the Netflix UK film charts for over a week. In 2022, one-shot drama Boiling Point – starring Stephen Graham – became the most successful British indie of the pandemic era, culminating in 11 BIFA nominations, winning 4 and 4 BAFTA nominations including Best Actor for Stephen Graham and Outstanding British Film. It has now been turned into a TV series by the BBC and will hit the small screen end of 2023.

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Other confirmed Content London 2022 speakers include:

Channing Dungey
Chairman
Warner Bros Television Group
Pearlena Igbokwe
Chairman
Universal Studio Group
Mike Darnell
President
Warner Bros. Unscripted Television
Cécile Frot-Coutaz
Chief executive officer
Sky Studios
Chris Rice
Co-CEO
Fifth Season (formerly Endeavor Content)
Superna Kalle
President, international networks
Starz
Rob Wade
Chief executive officer
Fox Entertainment
Michael Thorn
President of entertainment
Fox Entertainment
Kate Phillips
Director of unscripted
BBC
Damian Lewis
Executive producer, actor
A Spy Among Friends
Louis Theroux
Chief creative officer
Mindhouse Productions
Beatrice Springborn
President
Universal International Studios and UCP
Toby Gorman
President
Universal Television Alternative Studio
Erin Underhill
President
Universal Television
David Stapf
President
CBS Studios
Jana Winograde
President of entertainment
Showtime Networks Inc.
Kevin Beggs
Chair of the Lionsgate Television Group and chief content integration officer
Lionsgate
Lauren Anderson
Head of AVoD original content and programming
Amazon Studios
Dr. Markus Schäfer
President and CEO
ZDF Studios
Larry Tanz
VP content, EMEA
Netflix
Liam Keelan
SVP original productions, Europe & Africa
The Walt Disney Company
Daisy Lilley
Director, unscripted series, UK
Netflix
Álvaro Díaz
Director, non-fiction series, Spain
Netflix
Dolores Emile
Manager, non-fiction series, France
Netflix
Pauline Dauvin
VP programming, production and acquisitions
The Walt Disney Company, France
Benjamina Mirnik-Voges
VP original production
The Walt Disney Company, Germany
Alessandro Saba
Director original production
The Walt Disney Company, Italy
Scott Herbst
EVP and head of scripted development
Lionsgate Television Group
Tiffany Faigus
SVP, unscripted and alternative entertainment
ABC/Walt Disney TV
Meghan Lyvers
Director of original drama, UK&I
Sky Studios
Nils Hartmann
EVP
Sky Studios Deutschland & Italia
Mary Donahue
SVP, development and programming
The History Channel
Bruna Papandrea
Founder and CEO
Made Up Stories
Mark Linsey
Managing director, scripted
BBC Studios
Cailah Scobie
Chief content officer
Stan
Matt Graham
General manager
AMC Networks' Acorn TV
Susanne Simpson
Executive producer, Masterpiece
WGBH/PBS
Jane Turton
CEO
All3Media
Thomas Dey
Founder and CEO
ACF Investment Bank
Marina Williams
Co-founder and co-CEO
Asacha Media Group
David Davoli
President, international
Anonymous Content
Jane Tranter
Founder and CEO
Bad Wolf
Julie Gardner
Founder Bad Wolf
CEO Bad Wolf America
Henrik Pabst
Chief content officer
Seven.One Entertainment Group
Filippa Wallestam
EVP and chief content officer
Viaplay Group
David Eilenberg
VP and head of Roku Originals
Roku
Rodrigo Mazon
EVP, general manager - SVoD
ViX+ at TelevisaUnivision
Trish Williams
Executive director, scripted content
CBC
Nicola Shindler
Executive producer and CEO
Quay Street Productions
Solange Attwood
EVP
Blue Ant International
Andy Serkis
Founder
The Imaginarium
Jonathan Cavendish
Founder
The Imaginarium
Sally Riley
Head of drama, entertainment and indigenous
ABC
Adrian Padmore
Commissioning editor, unscripted
Channel 5 & Paramount+
Christian Vesper
President, global drama
Fremantle
Carrie Stein
President, global scripted television
Dynamic Television
Marc Helwig
Head of Worldwide TV
Miramax
Quan Phung
SVP of Original Series
Topic Studios
Sharon Hughff
Creative director of scripted television, UK
Entertainment One (eOne)
Poppy Dixon
Director, documentaries and factual
Sky
Mark Garner
EVP, content licensing and business development
A+E Media Group
Diederick Santer
CCO
BritBox International
Dawn Olmstead
CEO
Anonymous Content
Owain Walbyoff
Chief commercial officer
Banijay
Scott Greenberg
CEO
Blockchain Creative Labs, Fox Entertainment
Caroline Hollick
Head of drama
Channel 4
Alexander Cary
Creator and executive producer
A Spy Among Friends
Ben Macintyre
Author
A Spy Among Friends
Anna Maxwell Martin
Actor
A Spy Among Friends
Lauren Stein
EVP, drama development
Sony Pictures Television Studios
Maria Pia Ammirati
Head of drama
Rai
Fabrizio Battocchio
Head of formats and factual entertainment
RTI
Niklas Vestberg
Head of formats and development
TV4
Sue Vertue
CEO, company director and executive producer
Hartswood Films
Walter Iuzzolino
CEO
Eagle Eye Drama
Jo McGrath
CCO
Eagle Eye Drama
Patty Ishimoto
Executive producer and managing partner
Element 8 Entertainment
Kelly Webb-Lamb
Founder and CEO
Mothership Productions
Thorsten Haas
Deputy SVP entertainment, head of development
ZDF
Manuel Alduy
Head of cinema and international development
France Télévisions
Joe Mace
Commissioning editor
ITV
Beth Anderson
GM, FAST channels
BBC Studios Americas
Rodolphe Buet
CEO
Newen Connect
Karni Ziv
Head of drama and comedy
Keshet Broadcasting
Julien Degroote
EVP, content development
TF1 Group
Ana Cueto
Head of research
Atresmedia
Marianne Furevold-Boland
Head of drama
NRK
Jarmo Lampela
Head of drama
YLE
Dr. Simone Emmelius
SVP international fiction, coproduction and acquisition
ZDF
Tim Mutimer
CEO rights
Cineflix Media
Diego del Pozo Rosa
Manager of fiction content
Atresmedia TV
Piodor Gustafsson
Director of scripted content
TV4 Media
Philippa Collie-Cousins
Senior drama commissioner
UKTV
Jon Petrie
Director of comedy
BBC
Geertje Hoek
MD
Talpa Concepts
Arron Fellows
Co-founder and creative director
Mindhouse Productions
Sumi Connock
Creative director of formats
BBC Studios
James Townley
Global head of content development
Banijay
Martha Holmes
Chief creative officer, natural history and science
Plimsoll
Bill Malone
Director of content
Virgin Media Television, Ireland
Jennifer Ebell
SVP, EMEA sales
Fifth Season (Formerly Endeavor Content)
Karl Warner
Head of youth and digital
Channel 4
Dominique Cutts
Director of documentary & factual commissioning
Red Bull Studios
Beatriz Campos
SVP global sales and production financing
Studiocanal
Sened Dhab
VP streaming scripted
France Télévisions
Ari Mark
Co-founder
Ample Entertainment
Gary Woolf
EVP of strategic development
All3Media International
Bea Hegedus
Executive managing director, distribution
Vice Media Group
Paul Heaney
Founder and CEO
BossaNova
Phil Gurin
President/ CEO The Gurin Company
Co-Chair FRAPA
Jan Salling
Head of BBC Studios Nordics - formats and production
Co-chairman of FRAPA
Hayley Babcock
Founder and CEO
Hayley Babcock Media Consulting
Lisette van Diepen
Acquisitions consultant Germany & Benelux
All3Media Germany
Mike Beale
MD, Global Creative Network
ITV Studios
Nick Smith
EVP formats
All3Media International
Danny Cohen
President
Access Entertainment
Jacqui Barcos
Creator/writer
Spitfire Creative
Yule Caise
Writer and co-founder
Behind the Billboards LLC
Simon Howley
CEO
CMAK Films
Amy Jephta
Writer/ director
Nagvlug Films, South Africa
Jess Ruston
Writer
Freelance
Benjamin Hoffman
Showrunner
Empreinte Digitale
Cécile Gérardin
Head of drama
Canal+ International
Joachim Landau
Producer
Empreinte Digitale
Roopak Saluja
Founder & executive chairman
Bang Bang Mediacorp
Kunal Nayyar
Actor/ producer
Good Karma Productions
Nimrod Geva
Head of development
Quizzical Pictures
Serena Cullen
Producer
Iain Glen
Actor
Timo Vierimaa
Producer
Funfar Oy
Francesca Archibugi
Director
Picomedia SRL
Roberto Sessa
Producer
Picomedia SRL
Sophie Deraspe
Writer and director
Pixcom
Nicola Merola
President and executive producer
Pixcom
Sameer Nair
CEO
Applause Entertainment
Sunder Aaron
Partner
Locomotive Global Inc.
Simon Mirren
Co-founder and showrunner
Case Closed Entertainment
Benjamin Anderson
Co-founder
Case Closed Entertainment
Farook Singh
CEO
Tantra Worldwide
Nick Bain
Creator/showrunner
Metacru/Behind the Billboards
Candice Carty-Williams
Writer and author
NneNne Iwuji
Head writer and director
Chudor House Productions
Peres Owino
Writer/director
Nyar Nam Productions
Tom Manwaring
Founding partner
Helion Partners LLP
Timo Argillander
Managing partner
IPR.VC
Hugo Heppell
Senior portfolio manager - Indie Growth Fund
Channel 4
Elly Vervloet
International drama expert
VRT & EBU
Kelsey Balance
SVP, scripted programming
Universal International Studios
Emma Ayech
Channel director
UKTV Drama and Alibi
Alexandre Piel
Deputy head of drama
Arte France
Adam Fratto
Executive producer/ scripted TV consultant
Chaotic Neutral Entertainment
Elisabeth d’Arvieu
EVP
Mediawan Pictures
Lindsey Bender
Agent (scripted TV and film)
Creative Artists Agency
Marianne Bjørn
Format manager
TV 2 Denmark
Kenton Allen
CEO
Big Talk
Angie Stephenson
SVP, scripted development
BBC Studios Los Angeles
Alberto Fernández
Founder and director, Playz
RTVE Digital
Philipp Schild
Managing director
funk/ ARD and ZDF
Charlene McKenna
Actress and EP
Clean Sweep
Larry Bass
Founder/ CEO/ EP
ShinAwiL
Yi Qiao
Director drama
ZDF Studios
Dermot Horan
Director of acquisitions & co-productions
RTÉ
Aurelie de Troyer
Head of content, UK and Canada
Audible
Sam Bryant
Director, original content & head of comedy
Audible
Lydia Shamah
Director of original content, scripted
Audible UK
Claire Broughton
Head of podcasts
Hat Trick Productions
Paul Gilbert
SVP international formats
Paramount Global Content Distribution
Avi Armoza
CEO
Armoza Formats
Paul Cohen
Group commercial director
Hat Trick Productions
Howard Gordon
Executive producer, showrunner
Marlee Matlin
Director
Michael Chiklis
Director, actor
Accused
Tejas Shah
SVP, commercial strategy & analytics
FilmRise
Alon Aranya
Executive producer
Paper Plane Productions
Minna Haapkylä
Head of scripted content
Rabbit Films
Georgia Arnold
Senior vice president, international social responsibility
Paramount
Miura Kite
EVP of global television
Participant
Dimitri Doganis
Chief creative officer and founder
Raw TV
Jodi Flynn
President
The Content Group
Jo Clinton-Davis
Controller of factual
ITV
Stephen Segaller   
VP Programming
The WNET Group
Camilla Cope
Commercial director
Greenbird Media
Ed Havard
Senior vice president, unscripted programming
Universal International Studios
Ivan Kavanagh
Writer, creator
Park Films
AnneMarie Naughton
Executive producer
Ana Habajec
Executive producer
Park Films
Clelia Mountford
Co-founder/ executive producer
Merman
Philip Barantini
Director, writer and producer
Made Up Productions
Hester Ruoff
Actress and producer
Ascendant Fox
Bart Ruspoli
Producer
Ascendant Fox
Lee McMurray
Commissioning editor, factual entertainment
Channel 4
Ellie Heydon
Director for TV & Theatre
Merman
Kate Teckman
Head of factual entertainment development and commissioning
ITV
Joe Fraser
Producer and director
Baby Cow Productions
Clare Laycock
SVP head of content, networks & streaming
Warner Bros Discovery
Cat Lawson
Creative director
Remarkable Entertainment
Cosima Spender
Director
Georg Tschurtschenthaler
Chief creative officer
Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion
Gave Lindo
Head of content programming
TikTok, North America
Avril Blondelot
Head of content insight
Glance – Mediametrie
Amit Devani
Director of insights (EMEA)
Parrot Analytics
Richard Broughton
Executive director
Ampere Analysis
Liisa Penttilä-Asikainen
Producer
Kaiho Republic
Jack Davison
EVP
3Vision
Hamish Fergusson
Commissioning editor for documentaries
BBC
Sarah Peat
Executive producer
National Geographic Wild International
Jenn Batty
European head of content acquisitions
Samsung TV Plus
Jessica Schmiedchen
Director of development, unscripted content
CBC
Jono Bergmann
Director & producer
BABKA
Lucy Brodie
European manager programming
Seven Network Australia
Wendy Darke
CEO and founder
True to Nature
Nick Lee
Head of acquisitions and international
Channel 4
Michelle Chappell
MD
Workerbee
Alex Mathias
Death in the Family
Drama Series Script Competition
Jess Edwards
Clitorati
Drama Series Script Competition
Laurence Turnbull
I Am Bird Gurl
Drama Series Script Competition
Russel McLean
Shadowlands
Drama Series Script Competition
Salim Allybokus
Sacrificial Lambs
Drama Series Script Competition
Tobias Hussey
The Truth
Drama Series Script Competition
Nahrein Kemp
Creative diversity partner
ITV
Jaimie D’Cruz
Creative director
Acme TV
Guillaume Pommier
Co-head of distribution
Federation Studios
Rohan Dickson
Writer and executive producer
Polly Scates
Senior acquisitions manager
Channel 4
Michele Zatta
Commissioning editor, international coproductions
Rai Fiction, Italy
Moderator Adam Cunningham
Chief strategy officer
Allied Global Marketing
Moderator Adrian Wootton
CEO
Film London & British Film Commission
Moderator Bernard P Achampong
Founder and creative director
Unedited
Moderator Bo Stehmeier
CEO
Off the Fence
Moderator Christoph Fey
Managing director
Entertainment Master Class
Moderator Chukwudi Iwuji
Actor and founder
Chudor Films
Moderator Dominic Schreiber
Executive producer
Colliderscope
Moderator Emma Cox
Freelance journalist
Moderator Emma Smithwick
Writer and producer
Rockfleet Productions Managing
Moderator Esther Austin
Editor-in-chief
TurningPoint Magazine
Moderator Holly Hines
Co-CEO & founder
Happy Accidents
Moderator Irina Ignatiew-Lemke
MD
All3Media Fiction Deutschland
Moderator J.C. Mills
President and head of content
Cineflix Productions
Moderator Roma Khanna
Executive chair and head of scripted content
HiddenLight Productions
Moderator Steven Adams
Founding partner
Alta Global Media
Moderator Stephen Armstrong
Freelance journalist
  

ABOUT CONTENT LONDON
Content London is the world’s leading development marketplace and conference. It runs across three days with two concurrent strands in Drama, Formats & Factual and spans across four venues.

All delegates receive access to the My Content London digital network, which allows them to connect with each other.

Alongside the most progressive conference programme in the business, there are screenings, premieres and complimentary networking cocktails across the three days.

This year ClubC21 will also be part of Content London, connecting delegates late into the night.

The Content London Development Marketplace has also been extended this year to provide meeting tables and private space for meetings.

Contact C21 for more details.

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