Hannah Demidowicz


TCB Media Rights expands into feature doc space

TCB Media Rights is edging into the feature-length documentary space after acquiring BBC Two’s 90-minute film The $50m Art Swindle. The Kew Media Group-backed distributor is best known for fact ent, but has been branching out into the premium factual space in recent months, as previously reported by TBI. Commissioned by Mark Bell for arts […]

TCB hires BBC Studios’ Demidowicz as commissioning editor

TCB Media Rights has appointed BBC Studios’ Hannah Demidowicz to the position of commissioning editor, in what it claims to be a first for a factual distribution business. Demidowicz’s appointment reflects TCB’s emerging status as ‘mini-commissioner’. In the past year, the distributor has greenlit approximately 50 hours of self-funded and co-developed projects to its portfolio […]

BBCWW moves away from originals strategy

BBC Worldwide (BBCWW) will move away from commissioning originals for its BBC Earth and BBC Brit channels, leaving two commissioners redundant. The channels will newly focus on airing BBCWW distributed series and local formats, as first reported by Deadline. As part of the new strategy, commissioning editors Hannah Demidowicz and Kirsty Hanson will no longer […]

BBCWW adds two commissioning execs

BBC Worldwide has appointed executives formerly of National Geographic and Viacom respectively to its global commissioning team. Hannah Demidowicz joins from Nat Geo Channels International, where she was commissioning executive and European head of programmes, while Andrea Speziale Bagliacca was most recently Viacom’s VP, commissioning. Both become BBCWW commissioning editors, with Demidowicz reporting in to […]