Endemol Shine Australia today announced the long-term signing of award winning producer Imogen Banks, who will head the new drama division: Endemol Shine Banks.
Reporting into CEO’s Mark and Carl Fennessy, Imogen will lead a talented team of writers and producers whilst continuing to make some of the country’s finest scripted content.
Carl Fennessy said: “Imogen is one of the finest drama producers in the industry. She brings with her a wealth of experience, passion and a proven track record as a creator and producer of hit series. We're delighted she’s committed her future to ESA where she'll lead and inspire the next generation of scripted producers.”
Imogen Banks said: “It’s an exciting time to be making drama and I’m thrilled to be in business with Mark and Carl. Their drive and skill are second to none and I fully intend to harness that force. I love what I do and am looking forward to creating new projects with my much valued, long-term collaborators, and developing an environment in which emerging writers and producers can thrive.”
With a background in visual arts and theatre, Imogen started in the business as an agent representing writers and directors at RGM Associates. This led to a role in the development of the multi award nominated Foxtel drama Dangerous, which she co-produced in 2006. Imogen went on to co-create and produce award winning drama series such as; Tangle for Showtime, Party Tricks, Offspring and Puberty Blues for Network Ten.
Imogen and John Edwards together developed the ABC mini-series Paper Giants to critical acclaim as well as the eight-hour mini-series Gallipoli with Robert Connolly for the Nine Network.
Imogen’s most recent work was the stunning contemporary retelling of Anna Karenina, The Beautiful Lie, a six-part mini-series for the ABC.
Imogen is currently in pre production on the much-anticipated season 6 of Offspring.
For further information: Endemol Shine Australia
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