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global content specialist across all platforms


The Format People are specialists in a wide variety of non-scripted formats.   Our formats have been produced across the globe, from China, South Korea, Vietnam and Mongolia, across Europe, and in Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia.

We also create and develop formats to meet the specific needs of broadcasters, distributors and production companies.

To find a format to meet your needs, check out our portfolio here >>


Justin is a BAFTA-award winning global content specialist, format creator and trainer known internationally as The Format Doctor.


Justin works with broadcasters, distributors and prodcos around the world to help them create, develop, deliver, reboot and rescue their formats.  


He creates hit formats including CHEF IN YOUR EAR, produced in 13 territories to date, and shares his expertise through masterclasses and workshops, including for NRK, KOCCA, ABC Frontier, PRIMA, JTBC, SABC, MNET, FormatLab Scotland, and Northern Ireland Screen.  


Justin co-hosts the popular podcast TV SHOW AND TELL, all about how TV is made. 

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