Head of Channels, Kids and General Entertainment in France, French-Speaking Territories, Africa and Israel
Julien Borde is Head of VOD at France Télévisions. He is overseeing AVOD, TVOD and SVOD activities for French public broadcaster
Up to September 2015, he was SVP of New Projects at France Télévisions Programming and Digital Department in charge of the public broadcaster multichannel development on the web, more than 135 non linear channels on Youtube and Dailymotion. A large portfolio from children and kids content to general entertainment and original series.
Before that, he was General Secretary of Programmes and Deputy Director of Programming at France 3, 4th terrestrial generalist channel in France.
Between October 2008 and June 2012, he created and ran children’s and youth programming department for france televisions, the first commissioner of animation in Europe. He was in charge of animation coproductions, acquisitions and youth programming for all France Télévisions channels and digital services. He has commissioned international hits such as Raving Rabbids, Garfield, Noddy, Kind of Magic, The owl, Jungle Bunch and Zorro…
In 2005, Julien Borde joined France Télévisions, to run the children’s and youth programming unit of France 3.
Previously, between 1997 and 2005, he successively held the position of deputy Programming Director, Programming Director and then Executive Director of Programming and Production at Disney Channel France.
He holds a postgraduate degree from the IEP (Institute of Political Studies) in Bordeaux and a Master’s in Media from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Paris. Julien Borde began his career at Canal J as a programming assistant.