Variety is a part of Penske Media Corporation. Smith has been executive editor for BBC Three since 2019, where she has been a key part of the team implementing BBC Threes iPlayer first commissioning strategy. CTVC has won the competitive tender to produce Songs of Praise, BBC Ones flagship religious programme. We also want a variety of precincts to broaden our range, so whats the next precinct beyond blue flashing lights where you can bring a fresh approach and tone. Spanning seven decades, the BBC Studios-produced film offers a rare behind the scenes glimpse of His Majestys life. So were interested in both present day stories or anniversary pieces if they can also shine a light on our world today. Editing by. The BBC previously said the local radio cuts, which will lead to the loss of 48 jobs, are designed to "modernise" the broadcaster's services and help divert more resources to online local news. Richard Sharp has quit as BBC chairman amid pressure from the broadcaster's board after a report said he broke Whitehall rules during his appointment.Tim Davie, Alumni from the initiative have moved on to direct on flagship BBC documentary series such Ambulance and Hospital or on powerful one-off films like The Case of Sally Challen, Hunting the Essex Lorry Killers and premium boxsets like House of Maxwell and The Elon Musk Show. We have had real success through our new directors initiative which nurtures and champions talent to make their first film. Shortlisted writers are offered opportunities across different Writersroom groups including the Drama Room and Voices development groups. Scam Interceptors was commissioned for BBC One by Rachel Platt, Commissioning Editor for BBC Daytime and Early-Peak. They are designed to perform on linear at 9pm primetime and really punch through on iPlayer by telling their story to the widest audience in the most accessible, immersive and relevant way. Steve Hewlett. BBC Drama announces new Commissioning Editors and Head of Development Danielle Scott-Haughton and Nick Lambon join as Commissioning Editors for BBC Drama, while Sami El-Hadi will be. Please note Lucy does not commission content and cannot discuss content ideas with producers. Syeda Irtizaali and Jo Smith have been tapped as the two new Portfolio Editors working across BBC One and BBC Two and Four. The new appointments, alongside Commissioning Editor Gregor Sharp (Starstruck, Ghosts), Head of Comedy Tanya Qureshi (I May Destroy You, Dead Pixels) and Assistant Commissioner in the North, Hannah Rose, make up the core members of the Comedy commissioning team. These contemporary stories are driven by drama so they are able to engage broad audiences in valuable and timely subjects such as mental health, the NHS and the human impact of crime, immigration, wealth and the cost of living. Find out more about the science around climate change and its current impacts. House of Maxwell combined journalism and privileged access with retrospective storytelling, offering previously unsurfaced tapes alongside a present tense narrative focussed on events at the centre of global attention. Change comes to this centuries-old corps. The series is executive produced by Tommy Bulfin for the BBC, Stephen Wright for Two Cities Television and Louise Gallagher for Gallagher Films, and by Lawn and Patterson. This includes people from different geographical regions of the UK and those from underrepresented groups such as people from Black, Asian or minority ethnic backgrounds, deaf, disabled and/or neurodivergent individuals, those from lower income backgrounds, and those within the LGBTQ+ community. The tender was launched in May 2022. In a leadership role at the global broadcaster with an international audience of 97m. Read about our approach to external linking. Directed by Stanley Nelson and Traci Curry. Ryan J. Browns six-part BBC Three series Wrecked, filmed in Northern Ireland, is a mystery thriller, mixing black comedy with a slice of slasher, set aboard a mega cruise ship. Both Irtizaali and Smith will report directly to Dan McGolpin, director of BBC iPlayer and channels, who will bring together all of the programming and curation activity across iPlayer and the channels. The channel is wholly owned and operated by BBC Studios . 9 and Ghosts, and works across comedy from the Nations. The producer is Eric Coulter and director is Amy Neil. They decide what dramas get made and when it's going to be broadcast or released. It is executive produced by Tommy Bulfin for the BBC and Noemi Spanos for Euston Films. Available for years. Deadline 25 March. BBC Drama announces new Commissioning Editors and Head of Development Danielle Scott-Haughton and Nick Lambon join as Commissioning Editors for BBC Drama, while Sami El-Hadi will be. These are large scale, returning, access series that have broad audience appeal. 2023 Variety Media, LLC. The new series includes films about iconic figures ranging from Little Richard and Karl Lagerfeld to Kae Tempest and Coco Chanel, alongside the Oscar-nominated acquisition All The Beauty and The Bloodshed. To apply to be part of this exciting initiative, please visit the BBC Careers website. Deadline for applications: 24 Febuary, Nasfim has been Interim Channel Editor of BBC Three since February 2022. BBC Factual has announced a 6x30 order of Nadiyas Simple Spices, produced by multi-award-winning Wall To Wall Media, coming to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer later this year. BBC Children's commissioning World class content to super-serve our sophisticated young audience, reaching hearts and minds in a fast-changing world Patricia Hidalgo Director, Children's and. Last year sevenout of the top 10 factual titles across all broadcasters came from us and over the past year our titles have won 16 major awards including two BAFTA Television Awards, four RTS Programme Awards and four Grierson awards. World class content to super-serve our sophisticated young audience, reaching hearts and minds in a fast-changing world. Welcome to the BBC Scotland commissioning page. Hannahs focus is to shine a light on talent in the North on and off screen. Sort Your Life Out gets us into family dynamics and the relationship we all have with our homes. Alongside this, Smith has executive produced shows including Hot Property and Fight for First: Excel esports. Smith joined the BBC in 2018 as an executive producer. Jonathan Wall Controller, BBC Sounds Joanne Wallace Senior Commissioning Editor Sarah Ward-Lilley Managing Editor Alice Webb Director, BBC Children's Piers Wenger Director of Drama. Read about our approach to external linking. Weve had some very exciting singles recently that have shown the appetite audiences have for big, complicated, important stories and what a massive impact these films can make. Production . 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Petrie has curated a diverse team of experts to help shape the future of comedy commissioning in the UK - Emma Lawson (Cuckoo, Trying) and Ben Caudell (Famalam, Mandy) join as Commissioning Editors, alongside Seb Barwell (Stath Lets Flats, Bloods) who joins temporarily. Aisling OConnor sits within the documentaries team and also works with the other unscripted genres, with a special focus on indies in the English regions. Commissioning Editors need to be curious, brimming with ideas and great at maintaining relationships. The new series will take audiences behind-the-scenes as we confront the call centre criminals and successfully intercept high value scam attempts saving potential victims thousands of pounds., Rachel Platt, Commissioning Editor for BBC Daytime and Early-Peak, says: Im incredibly proud of Scam Interceptors and delighted that it is set to return for a second series, its coming at just the right time to raise awareness of these cyber-criminals. When sharing the news of the new series BBC commissioning editor Michael Jochnowitz said the series would follow a similar format of the first series, with the celebrities travelling across. Dame Sharon White. They champion their authors and make sure the book is at its best. We see these as a gold standard in documentaries and they can be a big win for producers as we commission episodes in volume - between five and 10 in a run - and when they work we can re-commission multiple returning series. Meanwhile series like Hometown: A Killing and Scam Land: Money, Mayhem and Maseratis with Mobeen Azhar use talent journalism to discover and tell stories over multiple parts. The Commissioning Editor for the BBC is Simon Young. The brand new series is produced by Red Sky Productions for BBC Two (20 x 30). Mammals, Wild Scandinavia and Big Little Journeys commissioned by Jack Bootle, Head of Commissioning, Specialist Factual. Commissioned for December 2023, the animated box set of hand-picked specials is based on six iconic best-selling books (Zagazoo, Loveykins, Jack And Nancy, Snuff, Angel Pavement and Mrs Armitage On Wheels) from one of Britains most illustrious and well-loved authors, Sir Quentin Blake. As the editor and copywriter, my days consisted of co-running our owned media channels through producing and commissioning content, editing our long-form research reports, as well as copywriting across Vis mere SPACE10 is a research and design lab on a mission to create better ways of living for people and planet. It is executive produced by Ben Irving for the BBC, Elaine Cameron for Hartswood Films and Laurent Boissel for APC Studios. We dont want identikit boxsets that feel like they are replicating a house style. Deadline: 17 March, The BBC partners with ScreenSkills to offer five-month training places. Scams currently account for around 40% of all crime and two in three of us will have been targeted since the start of 2023 alone. To celebrate the premiere of The Green Planet, Sir David Attenborough is helping Duggee and The Squirrels earn their Green Planet badges! BBC Storyville commissioning editor Philippa Kowarsky is departing the corporation to pursue other ventures. Simon Pitts, Commissioning Editor, BBC World Service English, said: "Fukushima is a compelling drama that powerfully explores the 2011 disaster. Commissioning Editor, Television | Jobs and careers with BBC Careers Vacancies Commissioning Editor, Television Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed. Indies outside London Advice and commissioning leads for each Nation and region Small or new indies Our tailored support packages and advice Diverse-led indies Our investment, commitments and. With extraordinary access to and archive footage from one of the most orthodox Hasidic communities based in Israel with a leader based in Brooklyn in the US, this film reveals the scandal that erupted when the Rabbi who established and led the community died. Since moving to Roughcut TV in 2012, he has developed and produced comedies including I Live With Models (Comedy Central), new paramedic comedy Bloods (Sky1) starring Samson Kayo and Jane Horrocks and all three series of Jamie Demetrious triple Bafta-winning Stath Lets Flats (C4). We want BBC Threes output to reflect and understand the diverse audiences we serve and are therefore actively seeking individuals with the skills and experiences to support this. All these series need to be built first and foremost with iPlayer in mind. Four-part BBC One series Rules of the Game stars Maxine Peake as Sam, a hard-headed manager at a family run business in the North West who finds a body in the office reception one day. The directors also receive a series of masterclasses from experienced industry talent. Dedicated. Navi joined E4 in 2020 from BBC Three, where she commissioned short-form formats for the channel before becoming head of social where she led on campaigns for key programmes like Fleabag, RuPauls Drag Race UK and Glow Up. She left Apple in February to produce a sitcom shed developed around a personal experience for Sky One. New PwC report finds that the BBCs Across the UK plans are expected to result in 4,750 new creative businesses and 45,000 additional jobs outside London. This is going to . Current examples include Parole, Ambulance, Forensics: The Real CSI and Murder 24/7. Hayley Reynolds (pictured left), formerly assistant commissioning editor for BBC Storyville, has been named commissioning editor for documentaries and factual, while Channel 4's Janine. In March Tanya joined the BBC as the Head of Comedy in the commissioning team. They will be joined by two new commissioning editors, Emma Lawson ("Trying") and Ben Caudell ("Mandy") as well as acting commissioning editor Seb Barwell ("Hattie"), who is joining in a. Ben Irving, Tommy Bulfin and Gaynor Holmes are the commissioning editors for Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland respectively, and Jo McClellan will be commissioning editor for the North of England with immediate effect. Additionally, Rachel Ashdown has been appointed Lead Commissioner for the BBCs delivery of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023. These series also do a really important job representing lives lived across the UK today, and we love their ability to move around the country for each run, drawing on local talent throughout the production process. Read about how we commission unscripted content in an iPlayer first-world, along with advice and further resources to maximise the impact of your programme on the platform. Five new roles in the Nations and English regions will further strengthen our commissioning footprint across the UK, and two new London based roles will broaden the pipeline from deaf, disabled and/or neurodivergent TV talent. Commissioner Also known as: Commissioning editor What does a commissioner do? All Rights Reserved. Led by the Head of Commissioning and working alongside a team of Commissioning Editors, you'll be responsible for generating and developing creative ideas, working closely with the Heads of Commissioning, ensuring that your priorities and editorial strategy are aligned. This film sets a new benchmark for what single films can do for audiences and we have real ambition in this space. They should have a clear identity and distinctive offer to viewers, whether thats in the contemporary formatted narrative of Parole, the multiple linked stories of Ambulance, the specialist factual science layer in Forensics: The Real CSI, the multi-perspective narratives of Murder 24/7 arced over more than one single episode or the uniquely privileged access to courtrooms of. For example High used a bright, irreverent tone and cut its story beats over grippy half hours. BBC. Each director on the scheme is housed in a production company who will support them to make their film and are partnered with an executive producer who will act as a mentor throughout the process. ( 1995-11-20) " An Interview with HRH The Princess of Wales " is an episode of the BBC documentary series Panorama which was broadcast on BBC1 on 20 November 1995. Expressions of interest sought from production companies and animation studios to work with short-listed creators on the second stage of development. Excitingly the film was directed by Niamh Kennedy who made her first single film in 2019 as part of the BBC New Directors Initiative. One of Nellys granddaughters opens up the family archive and discovers the true nature of her grandmothers sexuality, what happened to Nelly and Nadine and why their love story was hidden by the family. Set in Leeds in Northern England, the series follows a corrupt police detective who undergoes a painful moral awakening and decides to put right 20 years of wrongdoing, but satisfying her newfound conscience wont be straightforward. Created by Tom Basden and Executive Produced for BBC Studios by Tom Jordan and Josh Cole. In addition, the BBC has appointed Jessica Loveland as the head of new writing who will lead the new writers room based in Salford. Five never before seen images from the programme were released today including shots of the then Prince flying a plane solo, a visit to the Royal Mint with Queen Elizabeth II, a trip to Malta when he was young, and shot of The Prince decorating a Christmas tree at Windsor. The BBC has also created four new assistant commissioning roles to lead on new writer development and support the existing commissioning editors in the drama team. The series is packed full of sophisticated undercover strategies designed to intercept cyber-criminals. Irtizaali will take on BBC One, while Smith will manage BBC Two and Four. How we commission and support the sector. It follows Domino who has one small advantage in the dating game: she isnt swiping to find her soulmate shes using it to hunt. Tory MP Andrew Percy, Vice-Chairman of. Originating from County Durham with over 20 years experience in scripted television, Emma worked her way through the ranks on hours of scripted comedy with major indies including Objective (Peep Show, Star Stories), Fremantle (Count Arthur Strong) and Roughcut TV, where she stayed for 10 years working with Ash Atalla on projects including five series of Cuckoo (BBC Three) and People Just Do Nothing (BBC Three). Its vital that we help support new talent on their development journey to creating long-form content, and Im especially keen that we have people in our team that are just as familiar with finding new talent through social media as they are through the more traditional paths.". Directed by Lisa Selby, Rebecca Lloyd-Evans & Alex Fry. Tony Poole. ***PLEASE SHARE*** BBC Children's Commissioning are looking for a permanent Script Editor to join the team, working across Drama and Comedy for . Following his appointment as Director of BBC Comedy, Jon Petrie today announces his new commissioning team which will be in place by the end of January 2022. Five companies have been chosen to take part in a pilot phase of the scheme, aimed at growing network production capacity and helping locally-based indies to succeed. BBC. You'll also inspire and engage BBC Studios and independent producers by . Find out what each genre wants and who to pitch to on the links below Comedy Drama Factual Entertainment Daytime BBC Three Children's Sport Other. Executive Producer: Amelia Hann. -ENDS- About BBC Studios. Seb started his career producing radio comedy for Angle Eye Media, working with rising talent such as Miranda Hart and Tim Key, before moving into TV with innovative sketch show Cowards (BBC4) and acclaimed biopic Hattie (BBC4), starring Ruth Jones. It was commissioned by Kate Morton, Head of Commissioning and Acquisitions 0-6 and is Exec Produced by Vanessa Amberleigh. The BBC has been slapped with complaints over a new TV show - as viewers say it's "too hurtful". Published: 05:10 EDT, 28 April 2023 | Updated: 10:26 EDT, 28 April 2023. Prior to joining, she worked on many popular factual and factual entertainment titles including 24 Hours in A&E, One Born Every Minute and Embarrassing Bodies. Jo has also worked in the digital space for many years working with Google and YouTube and large brands including BMW, ASOS and Johnson and Johnson. As You Like It for BBC CBeebies is made by BBC Kids & Family Productions, a division of BBC Studios Productions. Its content is internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms, with brands like Strictly Come Dancing/Dancing with the Stars, Top Gear, Bluey and Doctor Who. BBC Studios is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group with sales of 1.6bn (21/22). Here We Go is produced by BBC Studios Comedy Productions for BBC One and BBC iPlayer and is distributed internationally by BBC Studios. BBC One, BBC Wales and iPlayer announce bold new drama written by James Graham (Sherwood, Quiz), directed by Michael Sheen (Good Omens, Staged), and co-created by Sheen, Graham and Adam Curtis. BBC Studios is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group with sales of 1.6bn (21/22). Think about how we can innovate with form, like the warehouse stunt at the heart of Sort Your Life Out. Were excited to be involved in more co-productions with other broadcasters or streamers including Red Bull Studios, Apple and PBS, along with BBC commissioning teams in the Nations. Monty Python star says corporation's commissioning editors have 'no idea what they are doing' and speaks out against fly-on-the-wall filming techniques John Cleese said there was an 'abyss'. The Executive Producer is Liz Hartford, the Director is Tim Kirby and Claire Popplewell is the Creative Director. It is executive produced by Ben Irving for the BBC, Theresa Ikoko and DJ Target and Tom Leggett, Preethi Mavahalli and Damien Timmer for Mammoth Screen. Every 18 months, applications open and the documentary commissioning team selects a new cohort of directing talent looking to make their first film for television. We are looking for the next generation of high impact series and singles that combine popularity with purpose, bringing broad British audiences to important, timely subjects. ", Claire Popplewell, Creative Director for BBC Studios Events Productions added: This documentary brings audiences a treasure trove of scenes filmed across seven decades in the life of The King. Fran Baker Commissioning Editor Max Gogarty Commissioning Editor Beejal Patel Commissioning Editor Carl Callam Commissioning Editor History commissioners Jack Bootle Head of. The role combines BBC Workforce and Creative Diversity responsibilities to ensure strategic oversight of all the BBCs diversity commitments. The ethical hackers are back and audiences will once again get an insight on how quickly the tables can be turned on the scammers. Stacey Dooley follows a group of Ukrainian civilians as they arrive in the UK to begin five weeks of intensive army training. Read about our approach to external linking. Im really excited for the future as we bring together the channels and iPlayer as one team to serve the audience across broadcast platforms and the internet. Generally, we look for British stories or stories with links or very strong relevance to Britain. BBC Commissioning editor for entertainment and comedy, Pinki Chambers, said: "The competition is fierce, the questions are harder and Amol has taken to the programme in an instant. Commissioning Editor salaries at BBC can range from 61,697-114,486. BBC Brit is an entertainment subscription television channel featuring factual entertainment programming. Were looking for a variety of creative approaches, story types and tones so we have something to offer everyone on iPlayer. The extraordinary and enduring love story ofNelly and Nadine; the terrifying and shocking retribution after the 1971 uprising in New York prison inAttica; an unflinching portrayal of growing up with addiction, amidst a love story inBlue Bag Life; access to one of the most closed Hasidic communities in Israel withIn The Name Of The Fatherand the beautiful animation based on audio notes from two women in Kabul as the Taliban re-takes power in Afghanistan withInside Kabul.. Richard Sharp has resigned as BBC chairman after he conceded an official report found that he breached the rules for public appointments. As Their Majesties Coronation approaches, this film will give audiences a fresh insight into his remarkable life. They come in many shapes, sizes, subjects and styles - and thats key. The tendering of returning series forms part of the BBCs contestability requirements and our commitment to commission the best programmes for audiences, regardless of who makes them. BBC iPlayer is at the heart of everything we do, and before any idea is commissioned we thoroughly interrogate its potential on the platform, and we expect all pitches to have iPlayer considersations baked in from the start. Scam Interceptors will air weekdays at 10:00am on BBC One and BBC iPlayer from Monday 1 May. In addition to this new footage, BBC Studios has also been given special permission to use clips from the Royal Familys private home movie footage, illuminating The Princes formative years by capturing his early love of nature, gardening and animals, as well as other rare footage of Queen Elizabeth II driving her Land Rover. There were many ways we could have told Hunting the Essex Lorry Killers, but to bring this incredibly important and complex story to a whole new audience it was framed through the police procedural, so it felt more in line with the storytelling in one of our high-octane police brands.  The 54-minute programme saw Diana, Princess of Wales, interviewed by journalist Martin Bashir about . Picture Slam (8x45) is made by Triple Brew Media, part of All3Medias Objective Media Group and was commissioned by Kalpna Patel-Knight, Head of Entertainment at the BBC. The Real Mo Farah attracted an average audience of 5.8million across linear and iPlayer, the BBCs biggest iPlayer audience for a single documentary in 2022. My commissions include I'm Not A Monster - from Panorama & Frontline PBS, Have You Heard George's Podcast?, Where is George . BBC commissioning editor for entertainment and comedy, Pinki Chambers said: "The competition is fierce, the questions are harder and Amol has taken to the programme in an instant. Will audiences want to watch multiple episodes of your idea at a time? The BBC has today announced the 48 UK companies supported through this years Small Indie Fund. . VTs were produced by independent production companies from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. View details and apply for this executive editor job in Liverpool (L1) with BBC on Totaljobs. A LEADING Jewish organisation has demanded a meeting with The Guardian editor over a "sickening" anti-Semitic cartoon of Jewish ex-BBC boss Richard Sharp. The Next Editors programme offers opportunities in fiction, non-fiction and children's publishing. Richard Sharp - who awkwardly used to be Rishi Sunak's boss when he was an investment banker - has faced calls to quit since it emerged he helped Boris Johnson secure an 800,000 loan The film recounts in vivid detail, with a huge range of archive, the five-day violent standoff between mostly Black and Latino inmates and law enforcement. Gregor has worked as a writer, producer and executive producer for the BBC and in the independent sector. Recent films created by the new documentary directors include Eddie Hall: The Beast v The Mountain by Olivia Isaacs, Defending Digga D, which won director Marian Mohamed the BAFTA for Emerging Factual Talent, Bad Love: Why Did Fri Kill Kyle by Danielle Spears and Wagspiracy: Vardy v Rooney by Caroline Sciama. Commissioning Editor Channel 4 Mar 2021 - Present2 years 3 months Network executive commissioning new comedy and entertainment shows and overseeing returning programmes. Director of BBC Drama Lindsay Salt has today announced three new appointees to the BBC Drama commissioning team. We want to commission complex and risky projects and we work with you all the way from first conversation until after broadcast to manage these challenges. Read about our approach to external linking. The never seen before footage shows the Royal Familys most personal moments including them enjoying a bonfire at Sandringham, Prince Charles flying solo, and Prince Charles on a private visit to Malta in 1968. Responsible for growing listenership. So too are the scammers calling from illegal call centres based abroad. Produced by BBC Studios for BBC Three and iPlayer, the new factual drama is based on the true story of Chloe Ayling, a British model abducted in Italy in 2017. Glow Up: Britain's Next Make-Up Star is a competitive format about makeup but its also about identity, creativity and self-expression.