Speaker Polly Scates

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Polly Scates

Head of Acquisitions

Channel 4

Based in London, Polly leads on non-scripted presales and acquisitions for both the linear portfolio (C4, M4, E4 & E4 Extra) and VOD platform. Polly has been instrumental in developing C4’s unscripted pre-buy strategy, delivering successes such as, Chernobyl: The New Evidence, Griff’s Canadian Adventure and Grierson Award winner The Arctic Drift, for the channel. She has played a significant role in the growth of True Crime on 4, securing boxsets My Name Is Reeva, I, Sniper and Moors Murders for the strand.

Speaking on: Speed Meetings with Buyers; Speed Meetings with Buyers

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures
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