Vice President, PBS Distribution

米・PBS Distribution バイス・プレジデント

Koch is Vice President of PBS Distribution (PBSd), the global co-production, acquisition and distribution company jointly owned by PBS and WGBH-Boston. PBS Distribution seeks out and manages co-production partnerships with producers and broadcasters and directs the sale of PBS, WGBH programs and programs of independent producers to media companies globally. Koch’s primary role is to oversee all international activities of PBSd.

PBSとWGBH-Boston が共同所有する共同制作、M&A、配給会社であるPBS Distribution (PBSd) の副社長。 同社はプロデューサーや放送局との共同制作及びPBS、WGBH、各国のインディペンデント系プロデューサーが制作す る番組の販売業務を行っている。PBSd はFrontline、Nova、American Experience、This Old House、New Yankee Workshop など評価の高いテレビシリーズなどを扱っている。

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Peter Wintonick

International Producer, Eyesteelfilm – Necessary Illusions


Multi-faceted producer, director, writer, critic, mentor, and festival advisor on all manner of film, docmedia and new media; from Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media through to China Heavyweight (2012). Working as a worldwide ambassador in docland, he ceaselessly supports emerging independent media makers. International producer for Montreal-based EyeSteelFilm. A career spanning 35 years and 100 award winning films.  Co-founder DocAgora on new forms and platforms for docmedia. International editor POV.


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President and General Manager, Discovery Channel

ディスカバリーチャンネル 取締役社長兼ゼネラルマネージャー

As President and General Manager of Discovery Networks inCanada, Paul Lewis is responsible for all day-to-day operations, including programming, production and marketing, as well as business and strategic planning.  In addition to Discovery Channel, he also oversees operations for four additional channels – Discovery World HD, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Science and their associated websites.  Lewis is also responsible for a production company, Exploration Production Inc., which makes and distributes award-winning documentaries for the international market.

Lewis joined Discovery Channel in 1994 as Executive Producer of in-house programming and helped create the world’s first daily science magazine show, @discovery.ca, which was re-introduced in Fall 2002 as DAILY PLANET.  He has also developed and executive produced numerous documentaries, series and live specials. He was also responsible for DiscoveryCanada’s most ambitious project ever – RACE TO MARS and MARS RISING – a multi-platform concept that he conceived and developed.

Lewis is a Director on several industry boards, including the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers.

カナダのDiscovery Networksの社長兼ゼネラルマネージャー。Discovery Channel、Discovery World HD、Animal Planet、Investigation Discovery、Discovery Scienceを担当。ドキュメンタリー制作、受賞作品の配給などを行う制作会社、Exploration Production Inc.の責任者でもある。

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Vice President of Programming, ITVS

米 ドキュメンタリー支援財団ITVS 編成担当バイス・プレジデント

Claire Aguilar is Vice President of Programming at the Independent Television Service (ITVS), where she oversees all aspects of program initiatives, including programming strategy, funding calls, peer panel review and funding recommendations. She commissions programming with US independent producers and with international producers for ITVS’s International Media Development Fund.

She co-curates the Independent Lens series, a series of independent programming on PBS which premiered in February 2003. Prior this position she was manager of Broadcast Programming at KCET/Los Angeles. She has also been a film programmer at the UCLA Film and Television Archive. She has served as a programming consultant and panelist for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Rockefeller Foundation, The National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Fellowships in the Arts and other media and funding organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies and a Master of Arts in Film and Television Studies from UCLA. She serves on the board of Women Make Movies.

ドキュメンタリー支援財団ITVSプログラミング担当バイスプレジデント。ITVSの国際メディア開発資金で米国の個人で活動する制作者や国際的なプロデューサーのプログラムコミショニングを行う。2003年2月にスタートしたPBSのIndependent Lens seriesの企画推進も担う。UCLAの映像・テレビ研究修士号を取得している。

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