Laura Bessell


Argonon Group appoints Pact exec to head legal

Argonon Group has appointed former Pact exec Amanda Goddard as group director of legal and business affairs. The newly created role has a remit of developing and leading corporate legal strategy across the business – whose portfolio includes Leopard USA, Remedy Productions, Windfall Films, BriteSpark Films and Bandicoot – as well as oversight and support […]

Distributor-led commissions: the 5 things producers need to know

As production funding from broadcasters continues to lag behind production costs, and production companies increasingly find themselves with deficits, Argonon’s chief operating officer Laura Bessell breaks down the top five things every producer needs to know about distributor-led commissioning. As producers look for innovative ways of funding, working with multiple broadcasters at the same time has […]