John Edwards

Roadshow buys into Blink to enter unscripted

Australian distributor Roadshow Films has moved into unscripted television production by acquiring a 50% stake in Blink TV. Paul Clarke’s Sydney-based Blink is behind series such as Spicks and Specks, Long Way to the Top and Bombora: The History of Australian Surfing, and recently optioned Magnify Media format Rescue Dog to Super Dog for Australia. […]

Endemol Shine creates Oz drama unit with Banks

Endemol Shine Australia has created a new drama division and signed respected local producer Imogen Banks (pictured) to run it. The division, Endemol Shine Banks, will sit within Endemol Shine Group’s Aussie arm, with Banks reporting into CEOs Mark and Carl Fennessy. Banks, along with prolific scripted producer John Edwards, developed ABC miniseries Paper Giants […]

Endemol Shine Oz drama boss exits

Endemol Shine Australia drama producer John Edwards is leaving the company to build his own business. He will continue as a creative consultant on Network Ten comedy-drama Offspring, which the newly-merged Endemol Shine Australia group produces. Edwards has produced more than 600 hours of Australian television, including Foxtel’s first high-end drama, Love My Way, plus […]