Alistair Jennings

Jennings is SVP sales, APAC at the global film and TV studio FIFTH SEASON. Based in Hong Kong, Jennings leads the company’s television distribution business in Asia Pacific with responsibility for driving scripted and non-scripted content sales, and managing its commissions and co-productions in the region, with key sttudio titles including Tokyo Vice for HBO Max and Wowow, and Wolf Like Me for Peacock and Stan.

A seasoned media executive with broad commercial and legal experience, across his career Jennings has leveraged his expertise in intellectual property, content acquisitions, distribution and production to build and maintain successful commercial partnerships with a wide variety of media platforms in APAC.

Prior to joining FIFTH SEASON in January 2021, Jennings was VP, content protection APAC for the Motion Picture Association (MPA). Jennings also served as VP international distribution with Sony Pictures Television (Hong Kong) for seven years, leading its content distribution business for the South East Asia region. He was previously director of program distribution for The Walt Disney Company for Australia and New Zealand, having also worked as legal counsel and business affairs manager at Foxtel in Australia.

Jennings began his career in commercial legal practice and holds both a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Melbourne.