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Steve Wynne

Pretzel Films

Head of TV and Content

Steve Wynne

Steve Wynne is a BAFTA and RTS award winning Creative with over 20 years of experience in childrens television. He was the voice of Chums (and one of the producers) on SMTV/CD:UK, then headed the production and live studio teams at Disney Channel.

He joined their rivals, launching the international formats arm for Warner Bros Television, set up his own indie, Rival Media producing kids (and grown up) series and specials for broadcasters in the UK, US and much further afield and now runs the TV arm of Pretzel Films.

Dad to three monkeys, Steve still finds time to write complaint letters on a daily basis.

Steve's Sessions

Changing Channels: Commissioning Conversation with the Celtic Commissioners

02 July 2015, 2:10pm-3:10pm
Showroom Cinema 2

Producers are a hardy bunch. You have a great idea. It can travel. But how do you get it made? The Celtic Commissioners could hold the key. With no multi territory diktats to adhere to, what they lack in budgets they make up for in speedy decision making and a…

Changing Platforms

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

A panel of experts who have made the move from traditional media to new platforms discuss emerging opportunities and challenges on YouTube, apps, OTT and more. Topics covered will include funding, workflow, marketing, distribution and how content changes across platforms.   This session begins with a presentation by Changemaker Sean Spooner, Editorial…

Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the Publishers

03 July 2015, 2:10pm-3:10pm
Showroom Cinema 3

Children’s Publishing still represents one of the main providers of new brands for the international children’s media business. Historically these brands have always been originated by authors or author-illustrators. The market suggests that mediums and platforms are already converging both creatively and commercially. So while the author-creator model will always…

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…

Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversation with the BBC

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

BBC Children’s new Director Alice Webb in her first major public announcement, four months into her appointment,  will present her vision for the department’s future strategy. Then, in a session moderated by Stewart Clarke, Editor of TBI magazine, learn about CBBC and CBeebies’ current successes, challenges and editorial needs from the two…