John Godfrey (AUS)
Head of Unscripted

Currently Head of Unscripted (and previously Head of Documentaries), John Godfrey has been in Australia 16 years, overseeing documentaries, factual entertainment, food and entertainment at SBS.

He has been responsible for some of SBS’s highest rating and best known shows including Go Back To Where You Came From, First Contact, Struggle Street, and Filthy Rich And Homeless.

Previously he worked for 10 years in UK, series/exec producing for Channel 4/BBC2.


STYLE: Observational Documentary, Presenter Led/Participatory

GENRES: Arts, Crime, Culture, Current Affairs & Investigative, Education, Environment, Factual Entertainment, Gender, Geopolitics, History, Human Interest, Indigenous, Lifestyle, Politics, Race, Religion & Ethics, Social Justice, Youth

FORMAT: Series, Single/One-off, Short film, Specials, 52’/60’, Online, Multiplatform, Interactive