Seminar

WFTV Event: Meet the Commissioner with Mandy Chang, BBC Commissioning Editor Storyville and Acquisitions

21st February 2019 6:30 pm

Thursday 21 February  | 6:30pm – 8:30pm (session starts 7pm) |Theatres Trust, 22 Charing Cross Road

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?  Then join us on Thursday 21st February when host Liz Tucker, WFTV Chair, will speak to Mandy Chang, the BBC Commissioning Editor of  Storyville  and Acquisitions, about what makes great television and what you need to do to get that elusive commission.

Mandy’s recent commissions  include: Last Men in Aleppo; My Mother’s Lost Children; Weiner – Sexts, Scandals and Politics; Waco: Madman or Messiah; Under the Wire and John Curry: The Ice King.

About Mandy Chang

Mandy Chang has been the  Commissioning Editor of Storyville and Acquisitions since 2017. Before this, she  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.

This event is exclusively open to members of WFTV who work in factual production. Please sign in to access tickets.  If you are not already a member and would like to join, please click here or email admin@wftv.org.uk