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Julian Scott

Julian Scott Associates Ltd & BAFTA Kids Committee

Julian is deputy chair of BAFTA’s children’s committee. He also runs an independent production company, Purple Pictures, developing and producing children’s and family projects for television and theatrical release. Before this he ran Coolabi Productions, a division of Coolabi plc; a public traded company focusing on the ownership and exploitation of high quality intellectual property assets. At Coolabi Julian was responsible for ‘Dead Gorgeous’ for CBBC and the soon to be transmitted Poppy Cat for Nick Jr. Prior to Coolabi Julian ran Zenith Entertainment’s children’s division where he oversaw over 150 episodes of live action drama series like Byker Grove and Out There for CBBC and animation such as King Arthur’s Disasters for CiTV. Prior to Zenith, Julian worked in New York for Sesame Workshop, most recently as Group Vice President, European Operations and prior to that as Group Vice President, Creative Development. Before locating to the US, Julian was Head of Production and Operations at Walt Disney Television International in London, overseeing 33 branded productions across the world.

Julian will be chairing “The Age of Innocence? Taste, Decency, and Self-Censorship”