Speaker Profile MIPJunior

Chris Rose

Job TitleDirector of Development and Production

Company NameBeano Studios


With over eighteen years’ experience in broadcasting, development and production, Chris joined Beano Studios in April 2017 as Director Development & Production. Chris leads the development and production of long form television, film and theatre productions for Beano’s existing cast of characters as well as developing new characters for a range of new platforms.

Prior to joining Beano Studios, Chris was the Commissioning Editor, Children’s Television at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, developing and executive producing commissioned content for the ABC’s two dedicated children’s channels, ABC ME and ABC KIDS. Previous roles include Director Development for Mattel owned HIT Entertainment and Content & Acquisitions Manager for CBeebies and Acquisitions Manager for BBC Children’s.

Chris has overseen a number of successful and award winning series including CG animation The Deep (Kidscreen Award 2017 Best New Series), the interactive children’s drama Secret Life of Boys (2017 BAFTA award for INTERACTIVE: ORIGINAL) and The Flamin’ Thongs, (2015 AACTA Award Best Children’s TV Programme); Chris also developed Mike the Knight, which won the International Emmy award for Best Pre-school series in 2014. He is currently working on a number of multi-platform live action and animated series due to launch in 2018.


About Beano Studios

Beano Studios creates rebellious entertainment for audiences worldwide. The Studio was established in 2016 and produces diverse entertainment across multiple destinations; including TV, film, digital content, theatrical projects, consumer products, collaboration, the legendary comic and annual. 2017 saw the launch of Dennis and Gnasher Unleashed on CBBC and internationally, the launch and rapid growth of an award-winning digital network centered around beano.com and growth for the comic. 2018 is Beano’s 80th Birthday and big plans with some of the world’s top brands are planned. 

Conference Sessions


    13 Oct 2018, 14:45 - 16:00, JW Marriott, Conference Room 2 - Renoir

    Back at MIPJunior for the second year in a row, the MIPJunior IP Pitch (previously known as Pitch Your IP for Animated Series) is a pitching competition dedicat...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Sat, Oct 13
      2. Event Type
        Competition / Pitch

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