Helen Bowden is one of Australia’s most prolific and highly awarded television drama producers. Her credits include: Wake in Frightfor Network Ten, which screened in Official Competition at FIPA in 2018; Devil’s Playgroundfor Foxtel, which won the 2015 AACTA and Logie for best miniseries; Undergroundalso for Ten, about the young Julian Assange; and The Slapfor the ABC which won five AFIs, a Logie and was BAFTA, and Emmy nominated in 2011.
Helen is currently producing On the Ropes(starring Keisha Castle Hughes and Nicole Chamoun) for SBS. She is the Executive Producer of Lambs of God (starring Ann Dowd and Essie Davis) for Foxtel and of Upright (starring Tim Minchin) for Foxtel and Sky Atlantic. Helen was a founder and the foundation Managing Director of Matchbox Pictures, which sold to NBCUniversal in 2014. Helen formed Lingo Pictures with Jason Stephens in 2015. She is the Managing Director.
Helen will be hosting a Roundtable on “Australian TV Drama in the current landscape”.