Ron Saunders has an extensive track record in producing childrens’ and adult television drama, animation, feature films and documentaries, as well as working for public and private production and broadcasting companies in a media career that spans over 30 years. He is widely experienced in the international children’s program market, having worked with international broadcasters including PBS, NHK Japan, CCTV China, Shanghai Film Studios, TVP Poland and ZDF Germany.
Ron was Head of Television for Australian national broadcaster ABC TV and Executive Producer for national production house Film Australia. Ron Saunders was also Managing Director of Australia’s largest animation house Yoram Gross-EM TV.
After managing Pacific & Beyond, a joint venture company with Beyond since 2002, he was appointed General Manager for Beyond Screen Production, the division of Beyond which includes children and adult drama, game shows, specialist factual programs and sport.