Leading international film and TV co-production between the UK, US and Asian creative industries
THE BRIDGE specialises in developing international television, film and animation co-production programming between global English-speaking broadcasters and producers and their Asian counterparts.
The MasterChef host is to front John Torode’s Korean Food Tour, a 10 x 60-minute series for Good Food. He will visit temples, street food stalls, restaurant kitchens, join families in their homes, head up mountains, take a trip to the seaside, and go to festivals and feast days, in search of Korea’s finest treats. UKTV has partnered with Hyundai Media in South Korea and the Korea Communications Agency (KCA) to fund the series and the deal was brokered by Amanda Groom-run The Bridge. It is distributed globally by Argonon International.
We have found Amanda to be a pleasure to work with. She has a terrific knowledge of the Korean TV… Read more > “Basi Akpabio, Creative Director Agatha Christie Limited says:”
Amanda Groom and The Bridge are expert in navigating the choppy waters of Asian-UK co productions. When it comes to… Read more > “Nick Godwin, Creative Director Brite Spark Films says:”
It is always a pleasure to work with Amanda on projects. She has a deep knowledge of the industry and… Read more > “David Johnson – CEO Compact Media says:”
Amanda helped Awen to source and secure funding for two documentary projects for Awen as well as helping us build… Read more > “Arwyn Evans, Executive Producer, Awen Media says:”
The Bridge is an innovative new solution for global English speaking producers and broadcasters to create and bring to air… Read more > “James Burstall, CEO Argonon says:”
Amanda is that rare thing – someone who spotted a wholly new area and has made it her own. Her… Read more > “Dan Chambers, Joint MD Blink Films UK says:”
Coproduction with Asia is a challenge. We’re talking about very different cultural practices, different levels of transparency, different understandings about decision-making and management. It takes years to build up the knowledge and the relationships....read more
TVBurabha team, Thailand A highly successful mentoring relationship between Amanda Groom and Nattanan Kulrapeekorn resulted in Nattanan winning the Asian Side of the Doc 2016 Best Pitch for the TV Burabha programme series, Creepy Crawlie Superfoods. With the series...read more
Amanda Groom speaks on Asian opportunities at the Focus Event on Asia, London December 2016read more
Amanda Groom, International Judge at the 2016 Seoul International Drama Awards. Award: Best Director, going to Susanne Bier (The Ink Factory) for 'The Night Manager', collected by Alexei Boltho. Award: Best Screenwriter going to: Eva Spreitzhofer for 'Little Big...read more
Amanda Groom Producer Trainer and Panel Moderator at ASIAN SIDE OF THE DOC Bangkok.read more
Exploring the new and innovative funding initiatives and broadcaster commissioning strategies stimulating the dynamic Asian factual programmes sector. NHK’s Akira Yoshizawa, PTS’s Jessie Shih and Amelia Dare to Dream’s Amelia Hapsari, and (on the right) Justin Deimen,...read more