Jeanie Davison (AUS)
Development / Investment Manager, Documentary
Screen Australia

Jeanie manages the Documentary Development slate at Screen Australia, a Federal Government agency charged with supporting Australian screen development, production and promotion.

She also oversees initiatives including the ABC “Art Bites” series and the Al Jazeera Witness commissioning initiative.

Before Screen Australia, Jeanie spent 10 years in the UK producing TV programmes for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Five, before taking on Head of Factual and Head of Development roles for leading independent production companies in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

She’s developed and produced factual programmes and documentaries for many international broadcasters, notably Discovery, History Channel, National Geographic, ABC and Seven (Australia), TVNZ and TV3 (New Zealand).

She also has extensive experience field producing and directing TV and digital content around the world for high-profile non-profit organisations including UNICEF, Amnesty International and Comic Relief.