About us

Greg Quail

Co-CEO & Executive Producer

Jesse Fawcett

Co-CEO & Executive Producer

We’re a talent-friendly, award-winning film and television production company. We produce high quality entertainment for broadcast networks and streaming platforms worldwide.

With offices in Sydney, Los Angeles, Dallas, Vancouver and Auckland, we’re a leading content creator in the film and television industry. Our pipeline of content includes documentaries, television drama, feature films, factual series and lifestyle programming.

Our creative mission every day is to uncover the best and most authentic stories that will entertain and inspire a global audience.

Some of our milestones include expanding Essential Media into the US in 2010, becoming part of Kew Media Group in 2018 and more recently, being announced Best International Production Company in the 2019 Realscreen Global 100.

Australia & New Zealand

Brendan Dahill

General Manager & Executive Producer

David Alrich

Head of Factual & Executive Producer

Michelle Hardy

VP of Scripted

Sam Griffin

Head of Documentary & Specialist Factual

North America

Lindsay Wilkinson

Executive in Charge

Paul Taylor

Head of Development

Kate Walker

Director of Development

Simonne Overend

VP of Scripted Development

Kaleb Keene

Showrunner

Marnella Stout

Financial Controller