Cathy Payne, Banijay Rights CEO: the eight rules for TV finance and distribution

'If we do not protect and fight for our local industry, who will?' Payne asked at this week's Hector Crawford Memorial Lecture.
CEO Cathy Payne. Photo: Banijay Rights.

On Monday 28 March, Cathy Payne delivered the Hector Crawford Memorial Lecture at the Screen Forever conference, currently underway on the Gold Coast.

Ms Payne, a NSW native, became CEO of Banijay Rights in 2020 after the Banijay acquisition of the Endemol Shine Group. She oversees all distribution activity for Banijay‚Äôs catalogue, which includes Big Brother, MasterChef, Deal or No Deal, Home and Away, Peaky Blinders and Black Mirror.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports