Speaker Profile MIPCOM

Amanda Groom

Job TitleManaging Director

Company NameThe Bridge

About

Amanda Groom is Managing Director of The Bridge, leading Asian / Western co-productions TV with the world’s premier broadcast networks. The Bridge is an incubator and facilitator for global TV co production series in drama, factual, formats and documentaries. The company works with broadcasters, producers and Governments, amplifying and streamlining TV and media co-production opportunities between east and west, building on Amanda’s decade-long engagement with Asian broadcasters and creative funding agencies.

 

Amanda serves as NED of British film company FOS Plc, currently listing on the NASDAQ First North. She is a member of BSAC and a UK / Australian Media-Business Woman of the Year finalist honoured with Friend of Australia status for Digital Media Thought Leadership. She has chaired Digital Media Advisory Sessions with the Industry and Parliamentary Trust at UK’s House of Commons.

 

Previously Amanda was MD of Channel Health, Sky Network, helming B2B and B2C networks and Head of Content for PCCW/IMG JV NOW. Amanda has worked with SPTI, BBC, Pearson Television, National Geographic Channels, UK, Sky, Channel 9, Network Ten and the ABC in Australia

Conference Sessions

  • FUNDING CREATIVITY: WHAT INVESTORS WANT

    15 Oct 2018, 09:30 - 10:30, Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Palais 3

    Private funds have bloomed over the last several years, providing alternative financing for premium content. In a series of fast-paced presentations, financiers...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 15
      2. Event Type
        Panel Discussion
  • ASIA: BUILDING-UP GLOBAL AMBITIONS

    15 Oct 2018, 14:15 - 15:00, Palais des Festivals, Esterel, Palais 5

    Asia is a continent of vibrant markets with huge creative potential. Once focused on local market production, its content providers now aspire to bring the best...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 15
      2. Event Type
        Panel Discussion
  • TRENDING TOPICS: THE MOST BUZZ-WORTHY TRENDS OF THE MARKET

    18 Oct 2018, 12:15 - 13:15, Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Palais 3

    A panel of entertainment experts discuss the most buzzworthy trends of the market, in a lively and informal end-of-show session which lets you go home with MIPC...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Thu, Oct 18
      2. Event Type
        Presentation / Study

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