Tonko Soljan is a Croatian American film and television producer known best for the PBS acquired documentary film Beyond Our Differencesand the broadly distributed feature film Adrift in Manhattan starring Heather Graham, William Baldwin, Dominic Chianese and Victor Rasuk. Soljan is also a key player in the launch of Discovery Channel's series Storm Chasers and MTV's Teen Mom .
Additionally Soljan has independently produced for clients including Paramount Pictures, Original Media, City Lights Media Group, Magnolia Pictures, HDNet, Dogmatic, Departure Films, and many networks including as NBC, AMC, Discovery Channel, TruTV, MTV, Fuel TV, FitTV, Food Network, A&E, History Channel, Bravo, ABC, CMT, Lifetime, and numerous others.
Soljan is the senior vice president of business affairs for ITV America,and formerly executive in charge and vice president of business affairs for production powerhouse Leftfield Pictures, the company behind the hit series such as History Channel's Pawn Stars , Counting Cars and American Restoration , FOX's American Grit and History Channel's Alone. In addition Soljan runs the boutique firm Moving Image Entertainment, a brand management and production company catering to the multimedia industry, and previously he was the head of production for New York documentary film outfit Entropy Films.
BBC Television is a service of the BBC. The corporation has operated in the United Kingdom under the terms of a royal charter since 1927. It produced television programmes from its own studios from 1932, although the start of its regular service of television broadcasts is dated to 2 November 1936.
Tiger Aspect Productions is a British television and film production company, particularly noted for its situation comedies. Founded by Peter Bennett-Jones, its productions have included popular hits such as The Vicar of Dibley and Mr. Bean.
Wall to Wall Media, part of Warner Bros. Television Productions UK, is an independent television production company that produces event specials and drama, factual entertainment, science and history programmes for broadcast by networks in both the United Kingdom and United States.
The Asian Television Awards is an appreciation to recognize and reward programming and production excellence in the Asian television industry. Held every December, the Awards comprises 56 categories across news, documentaries & current affairs, kids and animation, entertainment, drama, technical, digital as well as performances including acting and directing. The Awards draw about 1,400 entries each year from a wide range of broadcasters, including free-to-air TV stations, pay-TV platforms, OTT plaforms as well as many independent production houses in Asia. Every year, a panel of more than 50 judges from more than 10 countries evaluate and select the entries. The winners are then awarded across 3 evenings: a Gala Dinner in Kuching for the technical and creative categories followed by a live telecast the next day for the entertainment and acting categories, also in Kuching. The digital awards are presented separately in another country.
The 2005 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday 17 April at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London. The ceremony was hosted by Irish comedian and television presenter Graham Norton.
Jane Fairbairn Root is a creative executive in the media industry, who has run major television networks on both sides of the Atlantic. As Controller of BBC Two, she was the first woman to be a channel controller for the BBC, and was later President of Discovery Networks in the United States.
The 2001 British Academy Television Awards were held on Sunday 13 May 2001. The ceremony took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane, London and was broadcast live on BBC One.
ITV Studios is a television production company owned by the British television broadcaster ITV plc. Based in 12 countries across 60 production labels, with local production offices in the UK, America, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Israel, France and Scandinavia.
Lavinia Warner is a British television writer and producer. She created several successful TV series in the 80s and 90s, all of which featured women in the leading roles. These included the World War II female internee drama Tenko (1981-5) for the BBC, secret agent drama Wish Me Luck (1988–90) for LWT and the taxi-firm series Rides (1992-3), again for the BBC. For the latter two series she also acted as producer. Warner is now the CEO of Warner Sisters, an independent production company.
Beth Murphy is an American documentary director, producer and author who founded the film production company Principle Pictures and is the director of GroundTruth Films. She is director/producer for nearly 20 films, including the feature documentaries Beyond Belief and The List, both of which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and went on to win awards on the festival circuit. Beth is a blogger for Huffington Post and Correspondent/Producer for GlobalPost Special Reports. She is a fellow at Boston University’s Center for Iraq Studies and serves on the board of the International Institute of Boston. Beth is also the winner of the National Edward R. Murrow Award and the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award.
Maverick Television is a television and media production company.
Revelation Films is a British film and television production and distribution company delivering visual entertainment via cinema, television and digital platforms.
Leanne Pooley ONZM is a Canadian filmmaker based in Auckland, New Zealand. Pooley was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, she immigrated to New Zealand in the mid-1980s and began working in the New Zealand television and film industry before moving to England where she worked for many of the world's top broadcasters. She returned to New Zealand in 1997 and started the production company Spacific Films. Her career spans more than 25 years and she has won numerous international awards. Leanne Pooley was made a New Zealand Arts Laureate in 2011 and an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year's Honours List 2017. She is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
44 Blue Productions is an American production company founded in 1984 by Rasha and Stephanie Noonan Drachkovitch. It supplies reality television, documentary, lifestyle and action-adventure programming for US broadcast and cable outlets including A&E, Animal Planet, HBO, Tru TV, CBS, Court TV, CMT, Discovery Channel, E!, ESPN, Fine Living, FS1, Fox Family, Fox News, HGTV, History Channel, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, Spike, MSNBC, Nickelodeon, PBS, Style, TLC, Travel Channel VH1,. The company is located in Studio City, California.In July 2016, it became a subsidiary of German-based Red Arrow Entertainment
Atlas Media Corp. is a New York-based independent production company of non-fiction entertainment. The company was founded in 1989 by Bruce David Klein and produces television series and specials, theatrical documentaries, and digital web series for cable networks like Discovery Channel, Travel Channel, E! Network, TLC, Food Network, A&E, History, WE, GSN, DIY Network, Investigation Discovery, Style, National Geographic, BIO, SyFy, and HGTV—as well as national syndication and international distribution in over 100 markets worldwide.
Beyond Our Differences is a 2008 documentary film.
Thomas Michael Gillan "Tom" Gutteridge is a British television director, producer and executive. He was formerly Chief Executive of FremantleMedia NA, having previously been founder and Chief Executive of Mentorn, from 1985 to 2001. In 2016 he was appointed Executive Producer of the television series BattleBots, which, after two seasons on ABC, in 2018 moved to the Discovery and Science Channels. He started his career as a BBC journalist.
Argonon is an independent media group founded in 2011 by CEO James Burstall, the CEO of Leopard Films. With offices in London, Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow, New York and Vancouver. Argonon was named the fourth biggest UK owner/consolidator in the Broadcast Indie Survey 2015 and 12th global consolidator in Broadcast Indie 2017.