Ready, Steady, Pitch!

Ready, Steady, Pitch! is a high energy, no second chances, fun and fast pitching market for delegates. Participants begin by pitching their project to a network executive, sales agent, distributor or commissioner, before receiving immediate constructive feedback.

Each session runs for 10 minutes (5 minutes pitching and 5 minutes feedback).

Strictly limited places are still available at this year's Ready, Steady, Pitch!. To book, please email connect@screenproducers.org.au.

Hosts

Todd Abbott
ABC
Head of Comedy
Australia
Holly Alexander
Australian Children's Television Foundation
Development Manager
Australia
Darren Ashton
Northern Pictures
Scripted Producer
Australia
Ed Barnieh
Netflix
Manager, Original Animation, Kids & Family
Singapore
Stephen Basil-Jones
Sony Pictures Releasing
Executive Vice President - Aust./N.Z. & Northern Asia
Australia
Tyler Bern
Amazon Prime Video Australia and New Zealand
Head of Content
United States
Brenda Bisner
Kidoodle.TV
Chief Content Officer
Canada
Laurent Boissel
About Premium Content
Joint CEO & Founder
France
Eric Bromberg
DUST / Gunpowder & Sky
SVP Development
United States
Chris Brown
Pictures in Paradise
Producer
Australia
Alexandra Burke
Arcadia
Head of Acquisitions & Distribution
Australia
Hattie Burles
DCD Rights
Acquisitions Manager
United Kingdom
Kate Butler
KOJO
Producer
Australia
Bridget Callow-Wright
Jungle Entertaintment
Senior Development Executive
Australia
Matthew Campbell
CJZ
Group CEO
Australia
Jon Casimir
Guesswork
Managing Director
Australia
Donna Chang
SBS
Development Executive, Scripted
Australia
Darren Chau
Discovery
Head of Content, Production & Channels – Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands
Australia
Sarah Christie
Goalpost Pictures
Development Producer
Australia
Brendan Dahill
EQ Media
General Manager
Australia
Bettina Dalton
WildBear Entertainment
Producer
Australia
GREG DENNING
STUDIOCANAL
Head of Sales & Acquisitions and Development Manager
Australia
Kirsty Divehall
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Content Acquisitions Manager
Australia
Sabrina Duguet
All3Media
EVP Asia Pacific
Singapore
Carlo Dusi
Red Arrow Studios International
EVP Commercial Strategy, Scripted
United Kingdom
Andrew Farrell
CJZ
Head of Factual
Australia
Michael Favelle
Odin's Eye Entertainment
Founder & CEO
Australia
Nial Fulton
In Films
Managing Director & Executive Producer
Australia
Veronica Fury
WildBear Entertainment
Producer, Executive Producer, Principal
Australia
Lisa Garner
The Reset Collective
Managing Director / Partner
Australia
Mark Gooder
Cornerstone Films
Co-Founder
United States
Michael Gordon
CAA
TV Global Scripted Agent
United States
Pritha Goswami
Prime Video Australia and New Zealand
Senior Content Acquisition Manager
United States
Jeff Greenberg
The Gersh Agency
VP, TV Packaging Agent
United States
Lana Greenhalgh
Foxtel
Drama Executive
Australia
Andrew Gregory
ABC
Executive Producer (Drama, Comedy and Indigenous)
Australia
Emmanuelle Guilbart
About Premium Content
Co-Founder and CEO
France
Daniel Haack
YouTube Originals
Supervising Creative Manager, Kids & Family
United States
Gary Hamilton
Arclight Films
Producer & Chairman
United States
Grant Hardie
Monster Pictures
CEO
Australia
Nicholas Hayden
ABC
Head of Entertainment
Australia
Noel Hedges
eOne
EVP Acquisitions
United Kingdom
Kyas Hepworth
NITV
Head of Commissioning & Programming
Australia
Rodrigo Herrera Ibarguengoytia
Red Arrow Studios International
Scripted Acquisition and Co-Production Manager
Germany
Madeleine Hetherton-Miau
Media Stockade
Producer/Director/Co-founder
Australia
Jamie Hilton
See Pictures
Founder & Head of Production
Australia
Maartje Horchner
All3Media
EVP Content
United Kingdom
Estelle Hughes
Sky Kids
Commissioning Editor
United Kingdom
Chloe Hume
Ludo Studio
Assistant Producer
Australia
Lauren Jackson
All3Media
Scripted Content Executive
United Kingdom
Mike Jones
Every Cloud Productions
Head of Content & Development
Australia
Susie Jones
SBS
Commissioning Editor, Documentaries
Australia
Nick Lazo
Shudder
VP, Development & Production
United States
Richard Life
Cineflix Rights
Head of Acquisitions
United Kingdom
Marc Lorber
Lionsgate
SVP, International Acquisitions and Co-Productions
United Kingdom
Elizabeth A. Lyons
Amazon Studios
International Creative Coordinator
United States
Noel Manzano
AMC Networks
Vice President of International Programming
United States
Dan March
Dynamic Television
Founder and Managing Partner
United States
Josh Martin
SBS
Commissioning Editor of Entertainment and Food
Australia
Kelrick Martin
ABC
Head of Indigenous
Australia
Julie McGauran
Seven Network
Head of Drama
Australia
Kerrin McNeil
Hoodlum
Head of Development
Australia
Felicity McVay
TikTok
Director of Content
Australia
Renee Melbourne
Transmission Films
Advertising and Promotions Manager
Australia
Marielle Membreno
Protagonist Pictures
Development and Acquisitions Executive
United Kingdom
Amanda Morrison
Komixx Entertainment
Head of Global Production / Managing Director
Australia
Mary-Ellen Mullane
ABC
Commissioning Editor, Children's Television
Australia
Dan Munday
Matchbox Pictures
Director of Unscripted for NBCU’s Matchbox Pictures
Australia
Howard Myers
Foxtel Networks Australia
Executive Producer
Australia
Laura Nagy
Easy Tiger
Head of Development
Australia
Ben Naparstek
Audible
Senior Director of Content
Australia
Catherine Nebauer
Northern Pictures
Head of Kids and Scripted
Australia
Tess Novak
Lingo Pictures
General Manager
Australia
Stephen Oliver
ABC
Manager, Documentaries
Australia
Bernadette O'Mahony
ACTF
Head of Content
Australia
Jonathan Page
Transmission Films
Head TV and Ancillary
Australia
Max Pirkis
Embankment Films
Head of Acquisitions & Distribution
United Kingdom
Adina Pitt
Cartoon Network
Vice President, Content Acquisitions, Partnerships, and Co-Productions, the Americas, for WarnerMedia Kids and Family
United States
Michael Pontin
See Pictures
Producer
Australia
Yi Qiao
ZDF Enterprises
Director for Drama
Germany
Sara Richardson
Endemol Shine Australia
Producer
Australia
Chris Rose
Nickelodeon International and VIS Kids
VP Production & Development
United Kingdom
Amelia Rowe
Universal Pictures Australia
Acquisitions Manager
Australia
Andy Ryan
Nine Network
Head of Drama
Australia
Scott Seidel
WME
Partner & Agent
United States
Lisa Shaunessy
Arcadia
Partner | Producer
Australia
Brett Sleigh
ABC TV
Executive Producer, Drama, Comedy & Indigenous
Australia
Bec Smith
UTA
Partner & Agent
Australia
Elliott Spencer
Endemol Shine
Creative Director
Australia
Mal Stares
Endeavor Content
Senior Associate in TV Advisory
United States
Shaun Sutton
Amazon Studios
APAC Development Executive
United States
Abi Tabone
Midwinter Films
Producer
Australia
Bea Tammer
Acorn Media Enterprises
Director of Development
United Kingdom
Carlene Tan
WarnerMedia Kids APAC
Director of Original Production & Development
Singapore
Heather Tilert
Netflix
Director, Original Animation, Preschool
United States
Paul Tonta
Madman Entertainment
General Manager Theatrical Acquisitions and Film Festivals
Australia
Linda Ujuk
KOJO
Executive Producer
Australia
Ben Ulm
ITV Studios Australia
Head of Reality & Factual
Australia
Kristofer Updike
Peacock Kids + Family
Senior Director of Development
United States
Charly Valentine
Nickelodeon International
Vice President, Live Action Production and Development
United Kingdom
Lucy Verity
Komixx
Associate Producer & Post Supervisor
Australia
Edwina Waddy
Roadshow Films
Australian Production Executive
Australia
Janine Weigold
Netflix
Kids & Family Content International Originals
Netherlands
Lauren Whitelaw
OUTtv Network Inc.
Head of Programming
Canada
Marc Wooldridge
Maslow Entertainment
Founder & Managing Director
Australia