Leo Faber (AUS)
Executive Producer, Factual

Leo Faber works as an Executive Producer in the Factual department at the ABC and is currently overseeing the production and delivery of over fifty hours of original programming across five separate commissions.

As a seasoned broadcast producer Faber has over 20 years’ experience creating content for both digital and television broadcast. He spent the first part of his career working in the UK as a director, writer, producer crafting hundreds of hours of programming, across multiple genres, for broadcasters such as the BBC, Channel 4, Nat Geo, Discovery, BBC and PBS.

In 2012 Faber began working as a TV executive as Head of Factual Development at Essential Media & Entertainment followed by two years at Red Bull Australia as Head of Content. Since 2015, in his spare time, Faber makes VR content as the co-founder of arts collective BADFAITH alongside acclaimed contemporary artist Shaun Gladwell. Their film, ORBITAL VANITAS was part of official selection for Sundance 2017, and has since been exhibited at 17 film festivals including the Cannes Film Festival.


Currently looking for:

Looking for incredible Australian stories that utilise creative storytelling methods. Always interested in any projects that have the main building blocks of a great series – strong characters, great access, surprising worlds and the ability to reflect back something of contemporary Australian culture.