Wed, 16 Nov|
Online Webinar, via Zoom
Meet the Commissioner (Scripted): Nana Hughes, Head of Comedy, ITV
In this event we'll be in conversation with Nana Hughes, Head of Comedy, ITV, discussing the current landscape of scripted comedy in TV, her thoughts on what makes a great show and sharing insights on how to get a project commissioned.
Time & Location
16 Nov 2022, 18:00 – 19:00
Online Webinar, via Zoom
About the Event
In this event, Nana Hughes, Head of Comedy, ITV, will be discussing the current landscape of scripted comedy in TV, her thoughts on what makes a great show and sharing insights on how to get a project commissioned.
Nana’s recent commissions include Deep Fake Neighbour Wars, Count Abdullah, Ruby Speaking, Significant Other, The Family Pile and PLEBS: The War.
Nana Hughes, Head of Comedy, ITV
Nana is a BAFTA, RTS & Broadcast award winning comedy Executive Producer and founder of indie, Saturday's Child. Prior to that, she was Head of Comedy at Talkback and Head of Development at Retort, where she exec produced Chewing Gum. She started her career in comedy and entertainment before joining C4 as Deputy Commissioning Editor, for comedy and entertainment. Nana is now Head of Comedy at ITV and her recently announced projects for ITVX Include; Deep Fake Neighbour Wars, Count Abdullah, Ruby Speaking, Significant Other, The Family Pile and PLEBS: The War.
Janet Awe helps writers, production companies and broadcasters develop and produce their original TV shows and films, particularly specialising in comedy. She has a screenwriting background which gives her a real affinity with writers, and she loves helping them blossom alongside their scripts. After working at a broadcaster and then freelancing as a development producer and script editor for a number of years, Janet was delighted to join the brilliant Merman family last year working in its comedy development team and as assistant producer on an upcoming TV show.
17:55: Please join the webinar waiting room
18:00: In conversation with Nana Hughes
18:45: 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.
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