Meet the Commissioner with Philip Edgar Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Head of Entertainment at Sky
Thursday 21 March | 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 21 March when host Liz Tucker, WFTV Chair, will speak to Philip Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Head of Entertainment at Sky, about what makes great television and what you need to do to get that elusive commission.
Philip’s recent commissions include for Sky Arts: Portrait Artist of the Year, Brian Johnson’s Life on the Road; Tate Britain’s Art Walks; Treasures of the British Library and The Glyndebourne Opera Cup; and for Sky 1: A League of their Own; The Russel Howard Hour; Revolution; and Carnage and Lott.
Phil Edgar-Jones joined Sky as Head of Entertainment in 2012 and was appointed Director of Sky Arts in 2014. He oversees all entertainment series in production across Sky’s channels – Sky 1 HD, Sky Living HD, Sky Atlantic, HD, Sky Arts HD and Sky Movies, and it was in this role that he commissioned a wide range of critically acclaimed programmes for Sky Arts.
This event is exclusively open to members of WFTV who work in factual production. Please sign into your account to register.
Thursday 21 March
6.30pm – 8.30pm
22 Charing Cross Road