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Silverlining offers a specialist finance brokering service. We work with broadcasters and producers across the globe to source the funding needed to get non-scripted programmes funded and into production.

Since launching in 2012, we have raised more than £20 million in production finance by winning full commissions and brokering co-productions and pre-sales with 60+ broadcasters including: Reelz Channel, PBS, Smithsonian Channel, Discovery US, Animal Planet US, Science Channel, BBC America, AHC, I.D, Lifetime, A&E, Bell Media, CBC, Shaw, C4, C5, Paramount+, S4C, BBC4, RTE, C&I, APUK, NGCI, Nine Network, ABC, SBS Australia, Foxtel, Ten, Animal Planet EMEA, ZDF, France 5, RMC D, M6, Moviestar, ARTE, Terra Mater, ORF, RTL Germany, Welt, N-TV, Talpa, 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. Top of mind is how to get your programme funded quickly through smart match-making of channel buyers with factual content.

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How is Silverlining different to a content distributor?


About doing the best job that we can – for you. Our raison d’etre is to make things happen and to make a difference.


In your idea and our ability to represent it. We work on a no-win, no-fee basis – so if we take your idea on, we have faith in it editorially, creatively and commercially!


To both programme-makers and channel buyers. We listen carefully to the needs of all parties with the intent of brokering happy, successful and long-lasting partnerships.


The international marketplace and have long-standing relationships with the key commissioners and an instinct for knowing who wants what!


With you with one aim in mind: to get your ideas funded and into production in a way that makes sense for you both creatively and commercially.