Pact webinars are hosted and co-hosted by professional speakers and in association with key figures in the Television and Film Production sector. Pact also hosts webinars to discuss key upcoming industry topics and events. 

Our webinars are free and are suitable for all levels of experience from introductory to advanced.

Currently, we are running a series of webinars supported by the BBC. All upcoming webinars are listed on the Pact Events Calendar.

To view the recordings from previous webinar sessions, click on the links below.

Pact Webinar Series supported by the BBC - Catch up:

Jo Wallace, Commissioning Editor of Entertainment, BBC

Shane Allen, Controller of Comedy Commissioning, BBC

Jo Clinton-Davis, Controller of Factual, ITV

Guy Davies, Commissioning Editor of Factual, Channel 5

Andrew O'Connell,VP Development and Production at Discovery Channel and Discovery Science

Dorothy Byrne, Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4

David Royle, EVP and Chief Programming Officer of Smithsonian Channel

Winona Meringolo, SVP Development, Investigation Discovery and American Heroes Channel

Deborah Dunnett - Manager of Nations and Regions at Channel 4

Cameron Roach - Commissioning Editor at Sky Drama

Tom Giles - Controller of Current Affairs, Broadcast for ITV

Victoria Noble - Senior Director and Executive Producer - Factual, for Discovery Networks International

Richard Watsham, Director of Commissioning at UKTV

Greg Barnett, Commissioning Editor of Factual Entertainment at Channel 5

Markus Sterky, Programme and Commissioning Strategist, SVT

Adrian Padmore, Commissioning Editor - Factual, Channel 5

Maria Mowbray, Head of Development, Bonnier Broadcasting (Sweden)

Jessica Schmiedchen, Development Executive, Unscripted Content, CBC (Canada)

Amanda Rees, Creative Content Director, S4C

Philipp Bitterling, Head of Programme Development and New Formats, WDR (Cologne, Germany)

Alf Lawrie, Head of Factual Entertainment, Channel 4 (NB. no visuals, just audio)

Shirley Jones, Commissioning Editor, Entertainment and Arts, Sky

Alison Kirkham, Controller of Factual Commissioning, BBC

Elisabeth Hagstedt, Head of Acquisitions and Coproductions, Histoire (France)

Diana Carter, Commissioning Editor, A+E Networks UK


US Pre-Realscreen Webinars - 2018

Charlie Parsons, VP Development, National Geographic Channel

Russ McCarroll, SVP Development and Production, Discovery Channel

Bill Gardner, VP Programming and Development, PBS

Mary Donahue, SVP Programming and Development, History

Steven Lerner, SVP Programming, Scripps Networks Interactive

Laura Fleury, SVP, A+E Networks Unscripted Programming and Co-Productions


Pact webinars in partnership with Creative Europe Desk UK

Pact partnered with Creative Europe Desk UK on 28 April 2017 to deliver three webinars. The webinars discuss three areas of support available for Producers through the MEDIA sub-programme's TV Programming scheme, Creative Documentary, Drama and Animation.

Pact webinar with Creative Europe Desk UK - Creative Documentary
Pact webinar with Creative Europe Desk UK - Drama

Pact webinar with Creative Europe Desk UK - Animation


Realscreen webinar with David Royle