Thu, 18 Mar | Online Event, Webinar

Meet the Commissioner: Mandy Chang, BBC Commissioning Editor of Storyville and Head of Documentary Acquisitions

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Meet the Commissioner: Mandy Chang, BBC Commissioning Editor of Storyville and Head of Documentary Acquisitions

Time & Location

18 Mar, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
Online Event, Webinar

About the Event

Have you got a fantastic idea for a ground-breaking documentary or series? Would you like to find out the best way to get your programme proposal commissioned?

WFTV Chair, Liz Tucker will be in conversation with Mandy Chang, BBC Commissioning Editor of Storyville and Head of Documentary Acquisitions, finding out what makes great television and what you need to do to get that elusive commission.

Mandy’s recent commissions include:  Whirlybird: Live Above LA; Red Penguins: Murder, Money and Ice Hockey; Into the Storm: Surviving to Survive and The Hunt for Gaddafi’s Billions.

Mandy Chang, BBC Commissioning Editor of Storyville and Head of Documentary Acquisitions

Mandy previously worked for the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) as the acting Head of non-scripted television across Entertainment, Factual, Live Events and Arts.

Prior to her role at the ABC, Chang worked as a documentary filmmaker, writer, series producer and executive producer for British indies and UK broadcasters. Her feature documentary The Mona Lisa Curse for Channel 4 won an Emmy, a Grierson, Rose D’Or and the Banff Grand Jury Prize.

Event Schedule:

17:55: Please join the webinar

18:00-18:35: Liz Tucker in conversation with Mandy Chang

18:35-19:00: Audience Q&A

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Attending participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the panel by using the Q&A feature.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

Members please log-in to your account and sign up below this listing.

If you are not a member and would like to join, membership costs just £100 + VAT/yr , please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk

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Schedule


  • 1 hour

    Meet the Commissioner: Mandy Chang, BBC Commissioning Editor of Storyville and Head of Documentary Acquisitions

    Online webinar
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