ABC is excited to announce that talented young singer Isabella Clarke will represent Australia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 (JESC) held on Sunday 26 November at the Tbilisi Sports Palace, Georgia. From Victoria, Isabella is a 13-year-old singing sensation who made her debut on the Melbourne singing scene four years ago. Since then she’s received many accolades performing at various singing competitions and, at present, holds a coveted principal vocalist role in the Victorian State Schools Spectacular. Isabella is self-confessed foodie who enjoys spending time with her family and friends and credits megastars Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige...
SBS has once again secured Australia’s participation as a competitor on the world’s biggest stage, at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Lisbon, Portugal. The 2018 contest will mark Australia’s fourth year of competing in the event, following a remarkable record of three top ten finishes, with Guy Sebastian’s fifth place in 2015, Dami Im’s second place in 2016, and Isaiah Firebrace coming ninth in the 2017 contest, which was held earlier this year in Kyiv, Ukraine. Eurovision will be broadcast on SBS in May 2018, and will be hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey, returning...
Theatrical documentary Backburning about one of Australia’s most iconic bands, Midnight Oil, from Beyond Entertainment, Blink TV and Village Roadshow. From 1975 until today, this film will look at a changing nation through the eyes of the rock band. It will tell the story of Midnight Oil who, with their uncompromising attitudes, brought political awareness to their music and influenced a whole generation, making them one of the most revered, hated and storied musical acts in Australian history. Produced by Martin Fabinyi and Carolina Sorensen, executive produced by Ron Saunders and Mikael Borglund, and written and directed by Paul Clarke....
The ABC is thrilled to announce that the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 (JESC) will be broadcast for the first time on ABC ME, Australia’s leading broadcast and online TV service for school aged children and their families. This year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held on Sunday 26 November at the Tbilisi Sports Palace, Georgia. ABC ME’s popular host, Grace Koh, will attend the event in Georgia and send through daily updates on the competition as the excitement unfolds. On Monday 27 November, she will be joined by Pip Rasmussen and Tim Mathews during the ABC ME broadcast...
Roadshow Films has furthered its commitment to local Australian television production by securing 50% of Blink TV, the Australian unscripted TV production company headed by one of the most respected names in the industry, Paul Clarke. As creator and producer of a host of industry-leading, household names in TV, Paul Clarke’s string of hits include Spicks and Specks, Blood & Thunder - The Story of Alberts, Long Way to the Top, Bombora: The Story of Australian Surfing, Wide Open Road and Whitlam: The Power and The Passion. He has been the key creative executive of the successful Eurovision Song Contest...
Blink TV Australia and Matt Preston are excited to announce they are in development with a major new international series featuring Matt Preston, renowned food journalist and award-winning TV personality. The series, “Eat Here with Matt Preston”, sees Matt on a voyage of discovery to the very best restaurants on the planet. For Matt the world’s greatest chefs are those who connect you to the unique nature, culture and flavours of their homeland through their plates. These maverick chefs manifest their pride in where they are with some of the world’s most brilliant food combining the local culture with local...
SBS is pleased to announce it has signed an exclusive option with the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the owners of the Eurovision Song Contest, to establish an Asian version of the famous Contest. Building on the recent announcement revealing Australian Eurovision contestant Dami Im’s competing song “Sound of Silence”, SBS and production partners, Blink TV are now exploring the opportunity to establish the Eurovision Song Contest concept in the Asia Pacific region, offering broadcasters and sponsors the opportunity to be a part of this amazing event. Chairman for the Reference Group of the Eurovision Song Contest Dr. Frank-Dieter Freiling said:...
Blink TV is a comedy, entertainment and music based company.
We produce high-end primetime TV series and specials.
Blink TV was established in 2008. Since then Blink has gained a successful reputation for working with and nurturing new Australian comedy and entertainment talent, while teaming up with the best musicians, artists, filmmakers, writers, directors and producers. We produce anything from short clips, quiz shows to longform comedy series. We tailor programs for artists and networks, and we have a very successful track record, for creating irreverent, clever and entertaining shows.
Our creative team is headed by Paul Clarke and Bryan Moses – both award winning writers and directors.
Our head of production is Stephanie Werrett, who has worked on 5 minute series, right through to giant projects like APEC, The Commonwealth Games, Eurovision and The London Olympics.
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Channel 4 Uk
Sky Arts UK
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