Bea Hegedus

Bea Hegedus is an accomplished television executive and producer with her career spanning across three decades in the television industry. Currently she is the Executive Managing Director, Global Distribution at Vice Media Group with an oversight of premium content licensing, FAST channel and social media video distribution strategy and co-productions for the group.

An International Emmy Award winning producer, Bea most recently was VP of Global Scripted Content at ITV Studios, where she was leading scripted strategy, financing premium high-end drama being produced for various networks and streaming services, and oversaw international co-productions. Prior to that she was EVP and Head of Television for Swiss financier Silver Reel leading the company’s scripted television development and financing efforts. She previously also served as President, International of the unscripted distribution arm of Lionsgate. Early in her career she was a television producer in London, New York and Los Angeles before she co-funded ID Distribution backed by the UK’s Ingenious Ventures and ran acquisitions for Fox TV Studios in Los Angeles.

Bea is an International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and BAFTA voting member, and an active member of the Royal Television Society. She also sits on the Advisory Board of Realscreen West, the 2022 Royal Television Society’s Cambridge Convention and a returning judge of the Content Innovation Awards.