Kevin is the Managing Director of Melbourne based Token Group, a specialist comedy production and management company. Token is the largest comedy management company in the country.
In this role Kevin has acted as manager for Rove McManus’ Roving Enterprises, managing business affairs and supervising production finance, budgeting and principal talent and network relations for programs such as Rove Live, Skithouse, The ARIA Awards, Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader, The Project and Before the Game.
Against a backdrop of falling numbers and ageing audiences for free to air TV, ABC’s scripted comedy slate has recently seen the opposite: FTA audiences both growing and younger, together with a burgeoning series slate now majority internationally co-funded. What’s the secret to the success? A panel featuring ABC’s Head of Comedy, key comedy producer […]
From Kettering to Rosehaven, the Yabba to Wolf Creek, Hanging Rock to Dungatar, rural and regional landscape is ever more prominent on Australian screens. Place often features in the title, and shapes the action as much as any key character. This session explores how the spirit of place makes for more distinctive storytelling. Speakers: Kevin […]