Please note: this profile is now part of an archived conference and information may be outdated.

Louise Bucknole

Disney Channels UK & Ireland

Director of Programming

Louise Bucknole

Louise Bucknole is Director of Programming, Disney Channels UK & Ireland, leading the creation and management of programme and scheduling strategies across the multiplex, on demand and non-linear platforms, ordering all Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD content and shaping the overall editorial output.

Louise returned to Disney having previously worked as Senior Manager Programme Planning for Disney Channels UK & Ireland from her former post as Head of Scheduling, BBC Children’s where she oversaw CBBC, CBeebies, the children’s blocks on BBC One, BBC Two and iPlayer, and prior to that as Channel Editor and Scheduler for CITV.

Louise's Sessions

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…

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…

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…

Opening Session: Game Change

02 July 2015, 9:30am-10:30am
Showroom Cinema 4

Using the Question Time format senior figures debate the changing media landscape and its possible affects on regulation, PSB and the children's audience.