GEOFF WATSON

Managing Director

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Geoff is currently co-producing Nate is Late (52 x 11mins) animated series with Watch Next Media of France. He has recently completed the second season of Sally Bollywood – Super Detective – a 52 x quarter hour kids animated TV series. He is currently developing several live action and animation based projects for production start in 2018. Previously, Geoff was General Manager, then Managing Director of Flying Bark Productions (formerly Yoram Gross EMTV) for 8 years. Geoff was also the founder and Managing Director of Forest Interactive, a creative multimedia production company, now wholly owned by Studio 100 (Belgium/Germany). He has been and continues to be a founder and the Managing Director of Trackdown Digital, a multi-layered entertainment focussed service and production company that provides full audio and post production services for film, TV, multimedia and music recording, a position Geoff has held for over 25 years. Trackdown is one of the World’s finest film audio and music production facilities with the largest purpose built orchestral stages in the Southern Hemisphere and over 20 multi-purpose audio and picture based production rooms.

With over 20 years association with many levels of the Entertainment Industry, Geoff has had dealings with creators, artists, broadcasters, distributors and licensees worldwide on a regular basis, as well as with international co-production partners. Starting out as a band manager, looking after acts from The Robertson Brothers (signed to BMG), The Saints (signed to Mushroom) to Guy Gross (film composer) Geoff has had extensive experience with music copyright and music business. In addition he has overseen the transformation of Yoram Gross-EM.TV from being an animation studio to a multi-format production company; this included the production of over 200 hours of animation, children’s feature films and live action television as well as related web sites, music publishing and merchandising over the last 15 years.