Poppy McAlister is Head of TVF International, the UK's leading independent factual distributor. Based in London, Poppy leads a team of 15 across international sales, acquisitions, production, marketing, finance and operations.
The TVF catalogue encompasses everything from factual entertainment and lifestyle series to exceptional one-off documentaries, representing some of the most innovative, creative and commercial producers from across the globe. The TVF team speak over 12 languages combined and alongside the distribution of completed programming, operate extensively with pre-sales, co-productions and formats.
On top of running the day-to-day strategic operation of TVF International, Poppy works with broadcasters and producers across the UK, North America and Australia and New Zealand, recently securing a global deal with Netflix for disability-first dating series, Down for Love. Poppy also focuses on securing distribution rights through setting up ﬁrst-look, development and output deals and has served as an executive producer on various TVF Productions.