Wayne Garvie joined All3Media as MD, International Production in January 2011. Previously he had been Managing Director of Content and Production at BBC Worldwide. There he had established Dancing with the Stars as the world’s biggest television format, built a network of international production companies and invested in a number of key UK indie producers, such as Left Bank Pictures, Baby Cow, Clerkenwell Films, Big Talk and Sprout. As chair of the board of Top Gear, he helped establish it as a global brand.
Before Worldwide, Wayne had been the BBC’s Head of Entertainment Group where he was credited with its transformation, employing a new generation of creative leaders and overseeing a range of shows such as Strictly Come Dancing, Dragon’s Den, Honey We’re Killing the Kids, The Weakest Link and Glastonbury.
Wayne started his career as a sports researcher at Granada Television in Manchester and produced a variety of shows there before becoming Granada’s Director of Broadcasting.
All3MEDIA was formed following the acquisition of Chrysalis Group's TV division in September 2003, led by Steve Morrison, David Liddiment, Jules Burns and John Pfeil. ALL3MEDIA is comprised of a group of production companies from across the UK, Germany, The Netherlands and the USA. It also includes an international distribution company, 'ALL3MEDIA International', which represents third-party producers and broadcasters together with its own production companies.
The companies within the Group are All3Media International, ARG, Bentley Productions, Cactus TV, Company Pictures, Illumina, Kameleon, Lion Television, Lime Pictures, Maverick Television, North One Television, Objective Productions, One Potato Two Potato, Optomen and Studio Lambert in the UK. IdtV in the Netherlands, MME MOVIEMENT in Germany, South Pacific Pictures in New Zealand and Lion Television, One Potato Two Potato, Optomen, Studio Lambert and Zoo Productions in the USA.