Speaker Anne Brogan


Anne Brogan

Director

Kindle Entertainment

Anne has worked at a number of the major UK children's TV companies. Starting at Thames TV, she moved to BBC Education, where she produced the multi-award winning programmes Nice Girls Don't Swear andShakespeare Shorts. As Executive Producer, she looked after an exceptionally diverse and mind-stretching range of programmes which included Teletubbies and Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.

At Granada Kids she led a thriving production department with a broad slate of programming, spanning pre-school, animation, entertainment and drama. The drama portfolio included over 100 episodes of the multi-award winning My Parents Are Aliens and the phenomenally successful single family drama The Illustrated Mum, which won two BAFTAs as well as an International Emmy. In pre-school, Anne was Executive Producer on Pocoyo, a show that has received both critical and commercial success.

In 2007, Anne founded Kindle Entertainment together with Melanie Stokes. Now almost ten years old, Kindle Entertainment has established a reputation in the market place for fresh, innovative content spanning drama and comedy for family, kids, primetime and young adults, including Treasure Island an action-adventure mini-series for Sky One and Syfy, starring Eddie Izzard, Donald Sutherland and Elijah Wood; and Dustbin Baby, for BBC1 and CBBC, which won both an International Emmy and a BAFTA.

Recent productions include a fourth series of BAFTA and C21 award-winning Dixi, an interactive mystery set in the world of social networking;Jamillah and Aladdin, a magical action adventure series, and three series of comedy drama Hank Zipzer starring Henry ‘The Fonz’ Winkler, as well as a feature-length singleHank Zipzer’s Christmas Catastrophe, which has been a huge ratings success this Christmas. 

Speaking at: Occupy Kindness: How to create content kids love and parents want

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