Huw Walters is a director of Industry Media, a leading media business affairs consultancy set up in 2004 to advise and assist independent media production companies and creative talent across the UK and internationally.
Huw has more than 20 years’ experience of tv business affairs, programme finance and rights exploitation with a particular focus on international co-production. He has recent experience of negotiating deals with all the major UK broadcasters and with key international broadcasters, SVOD platforms and distributors. As a result, he has a thorough understanding of tv business affairs contracts, co-production treaties, talent deals and agreements relating to ancillary exploitation.
Huw was previously a director of multi BAFTA winning animation producer Calon and, before that, he was Director of International Business and Head of Co-Productions at Welsh broadcaster S4C working on many UK and international series including children’s brand ‘Fireman Sam’ and Emmy award winning ‘Shakespeare – the Animated Tales’.
He is a graduate in Law & Industrial Relations from Cardiff University.
Panel 2: The Future of Finance
Exploring how co-production deals will be made under the new conditions, and how treaty-based co-production can continue or potentially grow - including consideration of the implications for tax-incentives. Huw Walters: PowerPoint - Co-production Treaties and "European Works"
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