Network Ten tweaks production and development teams

12 September, 2013 by Don Groves

Network Ten’s Chief Programming Officer Beverley McGarvey has re-defined the roles of several executives in the broadcaster’s production and development team.

In an email to staff McGarvey said the changes are due to the increasing demands of domestic production.

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Stephen Tate is promoted to Head of Entertainment & Factual Entertainment and Paul Leadon becomes Head of Comedy. Both were executive producers.

Previously Head of Production and Development, Lisa Fitzpatrick gets the title Director of Development, to focus on her development role.That trio reports to McGarvey.

Continuing in their current positions are Rick Maier as Head of Drama, Azar Marashian, Development & Acquisitions Manager, Cherrie Bottger, Head of Children’s TV and Toni Skaife, Head of Production & Business Affairs.

Maria Michael, Karen Warner and Rob Wallace maintain their current responsibilities as Network EPs, reporting to Tate.

Ten’s current and upcoming slate includes Wonderland, Offspring, Puberty Blues, comedy/ entertainment series A League Of Their Own which launches September 16, Party Tricks, a six-part drama starring Asher Keddie and Rodger Corser, produced by Southern Star Entertainment,  Hoodlum’s Secrets & Lies, Shine Australia’s The Bachelor and So You Think You Can Dance, The Project (Roving Enterprises), Recipe to Riches (FremantleMedia) and This Week Live (Guesswork Television).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    My project – called “Phantasmagoria 2020″/Comedy/satire (also by developing: Worldwide media formats worldwide mass products)
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    .
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    3..Short animation synopsis
    The democrat government members staying in mental institution called “the white mouse”. Meantime, their doubles appear in surprise. Their psychiatrist “Professor cheers” taking care of the drugged politicians, make them feel like in heaven with helping of Hookahs that make them high.

    4 ..Phantasmagoria2020 synopsis (for TV series (
    In 2020, the most famous and evil terrorist of all times-Mike Satanic, Caesar of Terror, managed to escape from the democratic prison in the desert and joined the Islamic forces .Suleiman Aswad the Islam’s president announced that he would not give Mike Satanic back to Monro the democrat’s president .This action led to war between the democrat’s and the Islam’s in the Fata Morgana Desert and when the battle eventually began, neither side showed the other any mercy. While the two armies fought, Hollywood superstar and entertainer, Barney Chaplin, was entertaining the democratic soldiers who were stationed in the desert. One night, he and his companion officers lost their way in the desert and were captured by the Islamic commando. Aswad developed an evil plan whereby the captives’ fate depended on Barney’s ability to entertain everyone during his time in prison or they will die! Meantime, Monro forced to send a strange and lunatic commando force from Hollywood to the Islamic desert in an attempt to free the democrat prisoners before their execution while the 2 presidents led the planet into World War 3.

  • itzhak begerano

    Hello

    I ‘m seeking to connect with network/ investor/producer/director – for my unscripted project

    My c.v.
    I’m Script writer from Israel, College graduate in cinema and TV. Studies (directing and script writing)

    Email: kim01@netvision.net.il

    my offer:
    phantasmagoria2020 project(can attach animation photos when needed)

    1.it is worldwide creating of media formats and mass products.
    2.My Phantasmagoria 2020 fit for :
    animation /Feature film/ TV series / cartoons/comics/graphic novel/web series (and possibility for unique reality show to all(
    This Project will contain

    Worldwide media formats+:Worldwide mass products (with concept logo(
    Phantasmagoria 2020 (Style: Dr Strangelove M.A.S.H-catch 22(
    Genre: fiction-comedy (satire(
    “phantasmagoria 2020” feature script
    Finalist
    Project has been selected as a finalist in festival.in the Creative International Open Film Festival (IOFF)
    Wga west: 1698259
    Log line:
    Mad politicians and a hallucinated war! A confrontation between democrats versus Islamic in 2020 … may lead the world to final destruction.
    .literary available
    1.animation /live action script for feature film
    2.animation /live action script for TV Series
    3.animation /live action script: trilogy style -the lord of the rings
    4.scripts for : cartoons/comics/graphic novel/web series(and possibility for unique reality show to all)

    Phantasmagoria 2020 project

    1. Concept
    The business is: creating media formats and mass products…it will work by producing it and sell it worldwide….. It is a service based business + web based business….it is a media formats and a physical products
    My vision -presents: brotherhood, understanding and friendship
    Between people, companies, countries, and especially among worldwide Islam ideology versus democracy ideology.
    My concept -emphasis the motto: “Love to love. Hate to hate “. And all focused on
    My project – called “Phantasmagoria 2020″/Comedy/satire (also by developing: Worldwide media formats worldwide mass products)
    My vision will make the people to abhor war and accept and understand other people no matter what is their religion/sex/color
    .
    2. My project for development will content
    . Worldwide media formats:
    1Manuscript,2. Animation for: film/TV series, 3. trilogy script -style “Lord of the rings” ,4. TV script 5. Comics,6. Cartoons.,7. Graphic Novel.8. Web series,9. An possibility for reality show (where anyone can play and participate -for television, internet)
    . Worldwide mass products (with concept logo (
    1for school- 2. for men and women -3. for everyone.-4. Establishment of centers for the world community 5. Organization and production of social events 6. The establishment of recreation centers for youth and families 7. for kids -Toys and dolls(images from the book/the script)

    3..Short animation synopsis
    The democrat government members staying in mental institution called “the white mouse”. Meantime, their doubles appear in surprise. Their psychiatrist “Professor cheers” taking care of the drugged politicians, make them feel like in heaven with helping of Hookahs that make them high.

    4 ..Phantasmagoria2020 synopsis (for TV series (
    In 2020, the most famous and evil terrorist of all times-Mike Satanic, Caesar of Terror, managed to escape from the democratic prison in the desert and joined the Islamic forces .Suleiman Aswad the Islam’s president announced that he would not give Mike Satanic back to Monro the democrat’s president .This action led to war between the democrat’s and the Islam’s in the Fata Morgana Desert and when the battle eventually began, neither side showed the other any mercy. While the two armies fought, Hollywood superstar and entertainer, Barney Chaplin, was entertaining the democratic soldiers who were stationed in the desert. One night, he and his companion officers lost their way in the desert and were captured by the Islamic commando. Aswad developed an evil plan whereby the captives’ fate depended on Barney’s ability to entertain everyone during his time in prison or they will die! Meantime, Monro forced to send a strange and lunatic commando force from Hollywood to the Islamic desert in an attempt to free the democrat prisoners before their execution while the 2 presidents led the planet into World War 3.