Paul Lewis


Conference Director

Wanting Lei

WCSFP (Canada)

Program Coordinator

Editorial Advisory Committee

The WCSFP Editorial Advisory Committee works with the Board, conference director and event organizers to help inform, support and achieve strategic editorial objectives in the programming offered at the annual conference. If you are interested in joining the Editorial Advisory Committee, please contact the WCSFP conference director Paul Lewis at [email protected].

Alison Leigh

Leigh Brown Productions (Australia)

Senior Consultant

Mark Atkin

Crossover Labs (UK)


Tom Brisley

Arrow Media (UK)


Vikram Channa

Discovery Networks (Singapore)


Alexandria Christos

Red Rock Films (South Africa)


Lee Constable

TV+Digital Presenter/Producer (Australia)


Iain Dodgeon



Fabrice Esteve

YUZU Productions / AST & PARISCIENCE (France)


Gabrielle Ewing

PBS Digital Studios (USA)


Marita Hübinger

ZDF/ARTE (Germany)


Noel Kok

Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress (South Africa)


Maia Krall Fry

Wellcome (UK)


Jim Louderback

VidCon (USA)


Joseph Maxwell

SBS (Australia)


Michael McMahon

Primitive Entertainment (Canada)


Mikael Österby

SVT (Sweden)


Charlie Parsons

National Geographic Channel (USA)


Sonya Pemberton

Genepool Productions (Australia)


Chantal Payette

Whatever Media Inc. (USA)


Nicolás Schonfeld

TAL - Televisao America Latina (Argentina)


Matthew Shribman

Scientist/Environmentalist (UK)


Yuri Sudo

NHK (Japan)


Long Xiao

FreshPitch (China)


Samantha Yammine

Science Sam Media (Canada)


Simon Young