David joined Beyond Entertainment in 2016 from his five-year role as commissioning editor of drama at ABC Australia. He has been responsible for some of Australia’s most successful drama series including The Code, Rake and Janet King – all of which he executive produced, and the acclaimed East West 10, contributing as writer and script producer. As Beyond Entertainment’s head of scripted, David is passionate about working with Australia’s leading writers and emerging talent to showcase premium Australian stories for a global audience.
Melinda has produced several of Beyond’s most successful children’s and family entertainment series including the multiple Emmy Award-winning animation series Beat Bugs for Netflix, the Netflix OriginalMotown Magic, and she created Hoopla Doopla, a co-production between ABC and CCTV China which was filmed in Beijing. Melinda is currently overseeing a slate of premium scripted drama and children’s projects.
Martin is an experienced music and film producer and has also written books on rock music. He founded the Regular Records label, representing artists including Mental as Anything and Icehouse, before forming Mushroom Pictures in 1993. Here, he produced the Molly Ringwald film Cut and was EP on Andrew Dominik’s iconic debut film, Chopper, as well as the award-winning Cedar Boys and Great Australian Albums, named as 2008’s best TV series by The Australian newspaper. He joined Beyond in 2010, where, in addition to creating a wide variety of factual programming, he continues to produce content featuring musical icons such as AC/DC and Midnight Oil.