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ABC Factual Webinar – In Conversation with Richard Huddleston & Julie Hanna

Zoom webinar
Thursday 6 August, 2020, 11am – 12pm

Register now for this free zoom webinar with ABC’s Richard Huddleston, Supervising Executive Producer of Entertainment and Development , and Julie Hanna, Commissioning Editor – Factual. 

A must for applicants to the SQ ABC Factual Initiative, to provide deep insights into what the ABC is looking for, to boost your application.

Richard is an experienced Executive and Development Producer who has worked on an extensive range of factual and entertainment programmes for the UK, Australian and Asian TV markets. They include Wife Swap, Faking It, River Cottage, Idol, Next Top Model, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Gruen. In his current role as Supervising Executive Producer of Entertainment and Development at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), he manages the Entertainment departments extensive development slate and also Executive Produces various series once commissioned. These range from prime time shows to content tailored for digital platforms, in 2017 this equated to being responsible for 30 hours of content.

Recent commissions include Back In Time for Dinner, Anh’s Brush with Fame, Tick F**king Tock (the story of the Doug Anthony Allstars), Aftermath: Beyond Black Saturday, Old People’s Home for 4 year Olds, Ask The Doctor and Silent No More. Julie has worked extensively as an Executive Producer, Series Producer and Director across a wide range of genres. Before starting at the ABC, Julie was KEO Films Australia as Head of Development and Series Producer for “Bullied”. Julie worked as an Executive Producer for ITV Studios – Australia, across a broad range of programmes including factual, lifestyle, entertainment, comedy and long form documentaries. Julie is passionate about exploring stories that examine social issues and push the boundaries with innovative storytelling techniques.