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JASON BEHAN

UNIVERSAL PICTURES AUSTRALIA - AU

VICE PRESIDENT, ACQUISITIONS, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AUSTRALIA

As Vice President, Acquisitions for Universal Pictures Australia, Jason Behan is responsible for acquiring content across all genres for distribution across a broad range of platforms.  Whilst looking to continue Universal’s long running success in bringing the best of Australian television to the home entertainment market, Jason is also looking for opportunities with Australian films for theatrical distribution and factual entertainment through non-traditional channels. Prior to joining Universal, Jason managed all local acquisitions for Beyond for their international and home entertainment divisions and has spent 15 years acquiring and releasing content to the Australian market.

Meeting at the SPA Connect Pitching Market?
Ready, Steady, Pitch!

Universal Pictures Australia is looking for great Australian television drama, Australian films aimed at families or older demographics, commercial profile based feature docs and compelling factual and documentary series. We’re also not adverse to a new and interesting idea, sometimes they’re just crazy enough to work!

JASON BEHAN

VICE PRESIDENT, ACQUISITIONS, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AUSTRALIA - AU

Pitching Market – READY STEADY PITCH!

Market Hall 2

In five quick minutes you need to pitch your project to television Network Executives and receive constructive feedback before the bell goes and you’re on your way. Bookings are essential. Speakers: IPM Roy Ashton – Partner, Head of TV Literary and Packaging Department, The Gersh Agency Mark Gooder – Co-President for Cornerstone Films, Cornerstone Films Peter Lawson – Producer, Steel Springs Pictures Simonne Overend – […]

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ROUNDTABLES

Market Hall 2

SPA Connect Roundtables provide you with the opportunity to meet leading local and international guests in a relaxed and informal environment. Each guest heads a table and talks about their organisation and their role, current industry trends and the types of projects currently being commissioned or financed. Each roundtable will run for 25 minutes and will […]

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