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 £6 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.
Secret Life Of Pets
Children on the Frontline
Woman Raised by Monkeys
“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’ve worked with Bethan for many years now and always enjoyed it; her energy and drive are infectious! She’s also well connected globally and knows the documentary funding scene better than anyone.”
Andrew Jackson, SVP Landmark Series and Specials, Discovery USA
“I've known Bethan for about 10 years and during that time she's really impressed me with her ability to pull together a diverse range of broadcasters, distributors and producers to find the best solutions for funding content. Her success isn't only based on her vast network of contacts, but also on her practical, transparent and forthright approach to brokering partnerships.”
Adrian Wills, General Manager, Factual, UKTV