Poppy Dixon (United Kingdom)
Director, Documentaries and Factual
Sky UK

Poppy Dixon is Director, Documentaries and Factual for Sky UK, responsible for commissioning premium, original features and multi-part series for Sky’s three recently launched factual channels; Sky Documentaries, Sky Crime and Sky Nature.

Previously, she was a producer of documentary films and television, including the BAFTA-winning The Imposter, Grierson nominated Untouchable and BIFA-winning American Animals. 

Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group. Across six countries, Sky connects 24 million customers to the best entertainment, sports, news, arts and to award-winning original content.

Building on the success of Sky Originals like Chernobyl, I Hate Suzie and Brassic, Sky is doubling investment in original content by 2024 through Sky Studios. Sky News provides impartial and trustworthy journalism for free, while Sky Arts, the UK’s only dedicated free-to-air arts channel, makes the arts accessible for everyone.

Sky is committed to being Europe’s first net zero carbon entertainment company by 2030.

CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR: Feature documentaries and limited series

STYLE: Creative Doc, Hybrid, Observational documentary

GENRES: Biographies, Crime, Culture, Environment, Gender, History, Human Interest, Music, Natural History and Wildlife, Politics, Race, Religion and Ethics, Science, Social Issues, Sport, Technology

FORMAT: Feature, Series, Specials, 52’/60’, 70+ mins