Content London 2016

29 November - 1 December 2016


Australia at Content London

Australia is coming to London


Screen Australia at Content London

We'll be on the ground in London

Screen Australia proudly presents a showcase of the Australian delegation at
Content London: International Drama Summit 2016.

Below are some of the Australian companies attending:

To find more Australian delegates please download the Content London Agenda app from the App Store.

This year there are three panels at the International Drama Summit and one at the Future Media Summit that feature Australian speakers:


Tuesday 29 November, 5:00pm Picturehouse Central Screen 2
Could Australia’s distinctiveness be its secret weapon in today’s television landscape? AMC/SundanceTV’s SVP International Programming and Red Arrow’s SVP Scripted Acquisitions and Co-productions discuss their experience in working with Australia and why it has been an untapped resource for international collaboration. They will be joined by ABC’s Head of Scripted Production and Screen Australia’s Head of Business and Audience to discuss the benefits of international partners and why diversity pays off.
Featured speakers: Kristin Jones, Amelie von Kienlin, Sally Riley, Richard Harris.


Wednesday 30 November, 9:00am Picturehouse Central Screen 2
Leading writers discuss their work and their different approaches to creating world class drama.
Featured speakers: Bill Gallagher, Sarah Phelps, Victoria Madden.


Wednesday 30 November, 11:30am Picturehouse Central Screen 4
Virtual reality offers scope for entirely new forms of storytelling, putting the viewer at the heart of the narrative and challenging the notion of the ‘fourth wall.’ Steven Spielberg is among those experimenting with the technology but has warned it may be “dangerous” for directors, undermining their control. Hear from those scripting the future of next generation immersive entertainment.
Featured speakers: James Milward, Mike Jones, Simon Cornwell.


Thursday 1st December, 9am Picturehouse Central Screen 2
Television is traditionally a writers medium, yet the directors’ role is growing with many hired to work across a season rather than one episode. How is this move affecting authorship and how are directors adapting to film-making for the small screen? A panel of leading directors discuss these changes and their approach to the craft.
Featured speakers: Jessica Hobbs, Kari Skogland, Tom Shankland.

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