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SOPHIA ZACHARIOU

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Sophia has commissioned and executive-produced hundreds of hours of television across all genres and was previously Deputy Head of Entertainment at ABC TV. Sophia was the network Executive Producer on all the Gruen series, Kitchen Cabinet with Annabel Crabb, Judith Lucy’s Spiritual Journey, The Chaser’s Media Circus, The Chaser’s War on Everything, Saturday Night Crack Up, Agony, The Checkout and At the Movies.

Sophia also developed digital formats for iView such as comedy series Fresh Blood, and Canberra Al Desko with Annabel Crabb.

Prior to her time at the ABC Sophia was the producer of the legendary short film series Eat Carpet for SBS, and as an independent she produced Australia’s first short film initiative for smartphones, Micromovies, in 2004.

Roundtables

Sophia is hosting a Roundtable on “How to be taken seriously in an ever-changing landscape: top tips for emerging and mid-career practitioners”.

SOPHIA ZACHARIOU

Executive Producer

THE DIGITAL CHANGELINGS – The Future is Already Here

Conference Hall 2, Level 2

At 13 years old, YouTube is a fully-fledged teenager, and one of an ever-growing number of internet-delivered content platforms. It’s time to stop calling these online platforms ‘new’ and embrace the many different ways of financing and distributing content that they offer outside the traditional system. The panel has bypassed the traditional marketplace and found […]

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WARS ON EVERYTHING

Unplugged Cafe

Creative partnerships are the lifeblood of our screen industry. From the macro to the micro, it is relationships that keep this business alive. Whether its mentor, mentee, muse or co-creator the intimacy of mutual collaboration, built on trust and shared visions, is one of the most valuable tricks of the trade that we can have as […]

Unplugged
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