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VP, Director of Programming
Tim Patterson is VP, Director of Programming at Nickelodeon UK where he is responsible for programming, content scheduling, media planning broadcast operations across Nickelodeon’s linear and non-linear network including seven television channels as well as Nickelodeon’s on demand and multi-platform offering. Patterson has over 30 years’ experience within the broadcasting industry. He has served as Head of Editorial Operations, Planning and Services at UKTV and has also worked with Fox Kids UK, BSkyB and Walt Disney Co. Ltd. Patterson is Board Director for the British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust
Changing Channels: Commissioner Conversations with the Commercial Networks
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
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…
Our expert panel of content funders, covering the widest of spectrums from specialist bankers and financiers at one end to tax credits and other forms of soft finance on the other, and taking in broadcasters and co-producers along the way, will help our three kids' producers piece together their recipes for success to get their projects greenlit.