Silverlining offers a specialist co-production brokering service. We work with broadcasters, producers and distributors around the world to source the finance needed to get factual programmes funded and into production.
Since launching in 2012, Silverlining has raised more than £12 million in production finance for producers by winning full commissions and brokering co-productions and pre-sales with PBS, Smithsonian Channel, Discovery USA, Animal Planet USA, Science Channel, AHC, I.D, A&E, Bell Media, CBCNN, C4, C5, S4C, RTE, C&I, APUK, NGCI, Nine Network, ABC, SBS Australia, Foxtel Australia, Discovery West, Animal Planet EMEA, ZDF, France 5, Terra Mater, ORF, SVT, TV4, DR, TV2 Norway, Discovery Asia and Discovery Latin America.
Every project and client is different. So we work on a case-by-case basis, responding to what you need from us in terms of commercial, editorial and business affairs support. Always top of mind is how to get your programme funded quickly and efficiently using our knowledge of the international marketplace and ability to match-make channel buyers with factual content.
Woman Raised by Monkeys
Children on the Frontline
How Sherlock Changed the World
House of Horrors: Kidnapped in Cleveland
“Nepal Quake: Terror on Everest", was an ambitious special filmed on 4 continents and delivered in less than a month. Rapid reaction times are critical when producing fast-turnaround docs and Silverlining are one of the best in the business at speedily connecting us with decision makers in channels around the globe, such as Smithsonian, enabling us to get straight into production.”
Emma Read, Founder and EP, Emporium Productions, UK
“We loved working with Bethan when she was at FIVE and are thrilled to be back working with her. Her instincts are terrific.”
Sarah Cunliffe, MD and Creative Director, Big Wave Productions, UK
"I turned to Bethan and Silverlining when we needed some help with co-funding for The Burrowers for BBC2. This was always going to be a tricky project to fund being domestic natural history with a very BBC2 feel. But Bethan thought very laterally about it and found us a great partner with S4C in Wales who share a very particular British love of badgers, moles and rabbits".
Edwina Silver Head of Specialist, Dragonfly.