With the formation of BBC Studios, RTE’s decision to commission all its children’s programming from indies and the general consolidation of the sector around some big players, are we moving into an era where more and more broadcasters will become publishers rather than producers? What are the implications for the production landscape and what challenges does this trend pose to the smaller indies operating in the Celtic nations?
David Harron: Executive Producer, Commissioning - BBC Scotland
Mark Hedgecoe: Head of Pacific Quay Productions, BBC Studios
Eddie Doyle: Head of Factual, Head of Comedy - RTÉ
Llinos Griffin-Williams: Head of Content, Green Bay Media