John will discuss the domestic TV industry from production to broadcast and how drama is put together and funded. John Barnett joined South Pacific Pictures as Managing Director in late 1993. He began his career in the film and television business as an independent producer in 1973, producing New Zealand's first drama series filmed on location. Over the past 20 years, he has produced television drama, documentaries and 13 feature films, including Middle Age Spread, Beyond Reasonable Doubt and the animated smash hit Footrot Flats. He was also Executive Producer for What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? and Jubilee.