Karina Holden (AUS)
Head of Factual
Northern Pictures

Karina is known as a dynamic industry leader working in both the independent sector as Head of Production, Creative Producer and Writer/Director; as well as within the national broadcaster as Commissioning Editor of Science and Natural History, and Head of Factual for ABC TV.

Over her career, she has been a key creative and executive on break out series such as Love on the Spectrum, Employable Me, Luke Warm Sex, Go Back to Where you came from, Redesign My Brain & Changing Minds. Karina is a passionate ambassador of conservation work internationally and was awarded the Okeanos Prix for services to the Ocean, in recognition of her feature debut BLUE.

As Head of Factual at Northern Pictures, the crux of her creative work is to create change, truth tell and find unlikely heroes who challenge our perceptions.