• Screen Summit - Shaping the Sound of TV
    • Monday 21 June 2:30pm - 3:30pm


Steve Rosser

Director of Legal and Business Affairs, FremantleMedia Australia Pty Ltd.

Steve Rosser is qualified as a lawyer in both Australia and the UK and has over 17 years experience in legal and business roles in the film and television industry.

Whilst working in private practice in London he represented major film producers on both sides of the Atlantic - such as The Hemdale Film Corporation in the days of box office hits such as Platoon and The Last Emperor.

On arriving in Australia in 1996, he took up a position in the television industry as Corporate Lawyer with Artist Services Pty Ltd. Later to become Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Artist Services, Steve was instrumental in the financing of programs such as Sea Change, My Brother Jack and The Micallef Program, of which he was also an Executive Producer.

Steve was General Counsel of the Granada/Seven Network joint Venture - Red Heart Productions before joining Grundy Television as Head of Legal and Business Affairs in 2001.

In January 2007 Grundy Television merged with its related group company in Australia Crackerjack Productions (both members of the worldwide FremantleMedia group) to create FremantleMedia Australia Pty Ltd - making programs across all genres of television for the Australian and international market.

Steve held the elected position of Television Division, board member of the Screen Producer's Association of Australia, from 2003 to 2007. He is a member of SPAA's TV Policy and Intellectual Property Committees."

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Steve Rosser

Steve Rosser