In a MGEITF first, Channel 4 will be setting up stall at the TV Festival and giving an open opportunity to producers and content creators – particularly those who have not worked with Channel 4 before - to pitch new ideas to the Channel 4 commissioning team.
In keeping with the speed dating theme, there will be a time limit of five minutes per pitch, with commissioners from across Channel 4’s genres ready to hear your ideas including: Chief Creative Officer, Jay Hunt; Head of Factual, Ralph Lee; Head of Drama, Piers Wenger; Head of Entertainment, Justin Gorman; Head of Features and Factual Formats, Damian Kavanagh; Head of Features, Gill Wilson; Dominic Bird, Head of Formats; Commissioning Editor, Documentaries, Emma Cooper; Multiplatform and Commissioning Lead, Louise Brown; and Commissioning Editor, Drama, Sophie Gardiner.
Please email email@example.com to reserve a slot – stating who you work for and who you would like to pitch to.
Channel 4: Date the Commissioners
Date: 24 August 2012
Venue: The Tinto