Friday, 27 September 2013

University of Salford Media Festival -- 19/20 Nov

We are proud to announce the following participants at the two main days of the festival (19th-20th November). More speakers are being confirmed on a regular basis so watch this space…
Festival Chair: Steve Hewlett (Writer and Broadcaster)
Confirmed speakers:
  • Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture & External Affairs in the Scottish Government
  • Josh Weinstein, American Writer and Producer, Writer for 'The Simpsons'
  • Stuart Cosgrove, Director of Creative Diversity, Channel 4
  • Dan McGolpin, Head of Scheduling and Planning, BBC One
  • Andy Culpin, Managing Director, 12 Yard productions
  • Victoria Jaye, Head of BBC Television Content Online and IPTV
  • Simon Egan, Managing Director, Bedlam Productions
  • Crispin Simon, Managing Director, Trade Development, UK Trade and Investment
  • Simon Hirst, Capital FM, Yorkshire
  • Mike Beale, Director of International Formats, ITV Studios
  • Timo Vuorensola, Film Director of, among others, Star Wreck and Iron Sky
  • David Liddlement, BBC Trustee
  • John Wiston, Creative Director, Serial Dramas, ITV Studios
  • Lucy West, Head of News, Granada Reports
  • Alex Gardiner, Director of Factual, ITV Studios
  • Nick Curwin, Chief Executive, The Garden
  • Simon Pitts, Director of Technology and Transformations, ITV plc
  • Hasraf Dulull, Visual Effects Supervisor and Director  known for The Dark Knight, Prince of Persia, Hellboy II, The Chronicles of Narnia: PrinceCaspian
  • Justin Weyers, Animation Producer, A Liar's Autobiogrpahy: The Untrue Story of Monty Python's Graham Chapman
  • Scott Martin, Development Producer, CBBC 
  • Leslie Woodhead, Award winning Documentary Filmmaker, How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin, The Hunt for Bin Laden, 9/11: The Day That Changed The World
  • Cat Lewis, CEO and Executive Producer, Nine Lives Media
  • Katy Jones, Executive Producer, BBC Learning

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