Featured Speaker - Jane Kelly
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Jane Kelly

Creative Director and Co-Founder – Big Mountain

At Big Mountain she has created, developed and Executive Produced ground breaking formats including Extreme Makeover: On Fleek for C4, Genealogy Roadshow for PBS currently in 3rd series, Wild Ireland for ITV1 winning 19m viewers and the critically acclaimed Addict’s Symphony for C4. Upcoming shows include Ardal’s Ireland with Ardal O’Hanlon and The Dark Side for C4 while the company recently delivered a funded pilot to film in the US.

Jane specializes in creating audience-winning new hybrids for TV, bringing new and exciting talent to screen and building top teams to develop and deliver to broadcasters.

A former BBC Graduate Trainee, Jane made programmes across a range of genres from comedy to current affairs for BBC, Granada, RTE, UTV and TG4. Jane is also a former broadcaster, presenter and published author.

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The MAC Belfast

The MAC is one of Europe’s leading art centres, situated in the heart of Belfast. Recently nominated as a finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015, the award-winning venue has welcomed some 800,000 visitors since it opened in 2012.

Situated in the heart of Belfast’s bustling Cathedral Quarter, right behind Saint Anne’s Cathedral, the MAC houses three art galleries, two theatres, a bar/restaurant, family room and multiple rehearsal and office spaces.

Designed by architects Hackett Hall McKnight, the MAC has won numerous building awards including a RIBA National Award and was nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award and the Design Museum Designs of the Year.

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