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Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Donovan Chan

Creative Director
Beach House Pictures

Donovan is Co-founder and Creative Director of Beach House Pictures, a Fremantle company. Donovan is across all content creation in the company, overseeing BHP’s development and production teams, while growing and managing business relationships in the company’s key markets in the US, China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and Australia. Regular...more

Jenny Daly

Critical Content

Jenny Daly is President of Critical Content, a SK Global company.

Under Daly’s leadership, the company dominates in nonfiction across multiple genres, including E!’s Kevin Hart-hosted Celebrity Game Face; Netflix’s Slyvester Stallone premium documentary Sly; MTV’s legacy series Catfish, now more than 300 episodes strong; Reese Witherspoon and Emily Sims’ Get...more

Thomas Dey

CEO & Founder
ACF Investment Bank

Thomas Dey is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of ACF Investment Bank.

ACF specializes in selling, buying, fundraising, securitization, and pre and post deal services for businesses, intellectual property owners, and brands in Media and Entertainment. The company has offices in London and Los Angeles and has completed...more

Brett Dismuke

Head of Content (ALLBLK & WEtv)
AMC Networks

An entertainment industry professional with over 29 years of experience across marketing, production, sales and branding, Brett Dismuke currently serves as General Manager/Head of Content of AMC Networks brands ALLBLK and WE TV. Prior to being appointed to this role in December 2020, Dismuke served as Chief Content Officer of...more

Jeff Gaspin

VP, Unscripted Series

Gaspin is an accomplished and highly-respected executive with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of the entertainment business. Gaspin most recently served as President of Gaspin Media, a production company with credits including Netflix’s NAACP Image Award-winning Rhythm & Flow; Emmy-nominated Netflix hit The Tinder Swindler; and The...more

Sally Habbershaw

EVP, Americas
All3Media International

Sally is EVP of the Americas for All3Media International where she is responsible for implementing strategies and maximizing exploitation of content originating from All3Media International's slate of production companies. Prior to that she was VP of International Programming, Operations and Research at A&E Networks. Here she was responsible for driving...more

Kevin Hill

Head of Television
Maximum Effort

Kevin Hill is the Head of Television at Maximum Effort Productions, co-founded by Ryan Reynolds and George Dewey. Since joining he's helped launch the Maximum Effort Channel, a new FAST channel in partnership with Fubo, and produced five originals for the platform including Bedtime Stories with Ryan, starring Ryan Reynolds...more

Ra Kumar

Agent, Unscripted Television
UTA United Talent Agency

Ra Kumar is an Agent in the Unscripted division at leading global talent, entertainment, sports and advisory company UTA. His widespread roster of clients includes Warm Springs Productions, Texas Crew Productions, The Garden UK, Entertainment One, Committee Films, Lone Wolf Media, Ark Media, TeamSheed, Versus Productions, Red Rock Films, Watt...more

Mikiko Nishiyama

Executive Vice President, Global Business
Nippon Television Network Corporation

Mikiko Nishiyama is EVP for Global Business and MD for Content Business & Distribution at Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV), where she comprehensively oversees the company’s international, domestic, and distribution businesses. She is a member of the founding team that established the international business arm in 2012 and held...more

Allison Wallach

Head, Global Unscripted Programming
FOX Entertainment

Allison Wallach is Head of Global Unscripted Programming of FOX Entertainment’s production division, FOX Entertainment Studios. In her Los Angeles-based role, she leads all creative and production for FOX Entertainment Studios’ full scope of unscripted content and studio entities, including FOX Alternative Entertainment (FAE); Studio Ramsay Global, launched in partnership...more

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