Meet the Commissioner: Poppy Dixon, Director, Documentaries and Factual and Hayley Reynolds, Commissioning Editor, Sky
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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 Poppy Dixon, Director, Documentaries and Factual, Sky and Hayley Reynolds, Commissioning Editor, Sky finding out what makes great television and what you need to do to get that elusive commission.
Their department’s commissions include: Ghislaine Maxwell: Epstein’s Shadow; a as yet unnamed three part exposé of the fashion industry; The Return: Life after ISIS and Chasing the Dream
Poppy Dixon, Director, Documentaries and Factual, Sky
Poppy joined Sky in her current role in 2020, prior to this, she was development executive at Arrow Pictures building a slate of documentaries, premium factual and scripted content. Before working at Arrow, Poppy spent more than seven years at Raw, both in the UK and the US. She started her career in factual entertainment before moving across to documentaries in 2008.
Hayley Reynolds, Commissioning Editor, Sky
Hayley joined Poppy’s team at Sky earlier this year. Before working at Sky, she was an executive producer on the BBC’s Storyville strand. Before this, she worked as a producer on critically acclaimed and award-winning documentaries such as BBC Three’s double BAFTA winning Our War. Hayley spent five years at Minnow Films where she produced across their development and production portfolio.
17:55: Please join the webinar waiting room
18:00: Talk begins
18:45: Attendee Q&A opens
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