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David Levine

General Manager, Disney Channels UK & Ireland

Vice President, Programming, Production and Strategic Development, Disney Channels EMEA

David Levine

David Levine is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of Programming, including the development of the linear and multi-platform programming strategy.  David sets the direction of original production, such as ‘The Evermoor Chronicles’, and oversees the development and production slates of original content, acquisitions and co-productions. David oversees the three Disney-branded channels in UK & Ireland and also advises on the overall strategic direction for Disney Channels EMEA. David joined Disney in March 2004, resides in London with his two adorable boxers.

Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversations with the Commercial Networks

02 July 2015, 11:00am-12:30pm
Showroom Cinema 4

This session features the content teams of the 3 biggest cable and satellite kids networks.   With speakers covering development, acquisitions, co-production, programming, production and general channel management, this is your chance to see what has been working for Disney , Turner and Nickelodeon UK, what they’re looking for in the future and how best to approach them. One-to-one meetings with key executives will follow the session – in the Workstation Mezzanine. This session begins with a presentation by Changemaker 19 year old Beth Reekles, author. Changemaker producers Jake Hobbs, Head of Digital & Vicky Brophy, Head of Production, Wonky Films. View Beth's presentation…

Speed Meetings: Commercial Networks

02 July 2015, 1:00pm-2:00pm
The Workstation (Mezzanine)

After the Commissioner Conversation session, commissioners or their representatives will be available for 5-minute one-to-one advice meetings. We advise you to attend the Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversations with the Commercial Networks session beforehand so that you can acquaint yourself with their areas of  interest before attempting to book meetings. We suggest you use these meetings as a chance to learn more about the Commissioning team's way of working and find out how to get access for a longer meeting at a later date. If you have a project sufficiently worked up for them to see, make the briefest of pitches, so that they get a snapshot of the…

Masterclass: Industrial Light & Magic

02 July 2015, 5:00pm-6:00pm
Showroom Cinema 4

Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm Ltd., has set the standard for visual effects for over forty years and in the process, created some of the most stunning images in the history of film including 'Star Wars', 'Jurassic Park', 'Harry Potter' and 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'.  In this Masterclass session, Scott Pritchard, 2D Sequence Supervisor from ILM’s new London facility discussed the creative and technical innovations that have set ILM apart and driven the evolution of ground breaking visual effects. Showing exclusive behind the scenes development footage, Scott explained how change in the visual effects industry has caused seismic shifts in…

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