Showtime’s Executive Producer Kim Vecera has been awarded the first ASTRA Pioneer Award at the Women in Television Breakfast earlier today.
The award acknowledges contribution through leadership, innovation and creativity and support for the development of subscription television in Australia.
For Showtime Australia, Vecera has executive produced Season 3 of Love My Way, Satisfaction Seasons 1, 2 and 3, and Tangle Seasons 1 and 2 and is currently executive producing Cloudstreet.
Her other credits include Whatever Happened To That Guy?,:30 Seconds, Australia’s Next Top Model, Love Bytes, Dangerous, and Seasons 1 and 2 of Love My Way. She will also add the upcoming Spirited for the W Channel.
She has also worked as Project Officer at the Australian Film Commission, Business Affairs Manager at Roadshow Coote and Carroll, Chief Executive Officer of MTV Australia’s forerunner, ARC music TV and was appointed as Consultant Production Executive at Fox Studios Australia before being promoted to Head of Production.
“Kim Vecera is a worthy recipient of the inaugural ASTRA Pioneer Award,” said John Porter, President of the ASTRA Board of Directors and CEO of AUSTAR. “As Executive Producer, Kim has led some of the most innovative and impactful programming in the young history of the Australian subscription television industry. She is in the vanguard of creative talent in television and we are fortunate to have her continuing to contribute to our ongoing success.”