Keo Films Australia appoints Brendan Dahill as Managing Director
Brendan Dahill has been appointed Managing Director, KEO Films, Australia and is the lead senior executive for KEO’s television production operation in Australia.
Mr. Dahill moves from his former role of Head of Non-Scripted Production at ABC Television (Australia).
With over 20 years’ experience, Mr. Dahill started his career in the UK with Carlton TV and The Discovery Channel Europe. He continued with a variety of senior appointments at BBC Worldwide with many achievements recognized, achieving a final appointment as Director of Television (Australasia).
During his six-year tenure at ABC Television (Australia), he has held positions as Channel Controller, ABC1 and Head of Programming with responsibility for the overall programming and content commissioning strategy for the ABC’s portfolio of channels.
Debbie Manners, Chief Executive Officer, KEO Films said today, “I’m delighted that Brendan is coming to KEO Australia as Managing Director. KEO Australia is very important to us strategically and has been a resounding success, producing high quality and entertaining programming for the local market. I have total confidence that Brendan will be able to build and grow the company significantly alongside our talented team.”
Previous Partner and Managing Director KEO Films Australia, Leonie Lowe successfully launched the Australian division of KEO Films in 2014. She established an accomplished team of television-makers and created a local company model to deliver best-quality content.
Leonie Lowe and KEO mutually agreed to dissolve the partnership earlier this year and Leonie has remained in a consulting capacity to date. Leonie will now pursue new opportunities through her privately-owned independent production company, Lune Media.
The current production roster for KEO Films Australia includes previously announced prime-time documentary programs for broadcasters ABCTV1: ‘Bullied’ and SBS Television: ‘Struggle Street’, series two and have also produced 3 series of ‘River Cottage Australia’ for FOXTEL’s Lifestyle Food channel.
Media Enquiries please contact:
Angela Alexander – PR & Communications Manager
KEO Films, Australia – mobile# 0411 483 321