Speaker

Garon De Silva

Lead of Development & Production – Scripted, India, SE Asia & Korea, WarnerMedia

Garon De Silva,
Lead of Development & Production – Scripted, India, Southeast Asia & Korea (INSEAK)
WarnerMedia

Garon De Silva is an award-winning TV professional with over 25 years in the media industry. A founding member of the HBO Asia Originals team, he manages creative, production and development across Asia Pacific including Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and Korea.

In his current role, Garon specialises in creating authentic Asian scripted content with global appeal for HBO and the regional streaming service, HBO GO. He has produced content spanning sci-fi, action, drama, fantasy, procedural and horror genres.

Garon is responsible for editorial and development of scripted HBO Asia Originals including: “Dream Raider” (2020), “Invisible Stories” (2020), “Food Lore” (2019), “Folklore” (2018), “Halfworlds” S2 (2017) and “The Teenage Psychic” (2017). He was co-creator and showrunner for “Grace” (2014) and “Halfworlds” (2015).

Garon previously worked for Discovery Channel, Nickelodeon and WarnerMedia’s Cartoon Network.