About Us


Beyond is a leading international media and content business which is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). Since its establishment in 1984 the company has produced over five thousand hours of television programs for broadcast internationally, including factual, entertainment, drama, childrens’ and sports programming.

Beyond’s international distribution division markets an extensive catalogue of over four thousand hours of programming sourced from third party producers and internal production units. This business is headquartered in Dublin, with sales offices in London and Sydney.

The Home Entertainment division, established in 2005, focuses on digital and DVD distribution and is the second largest independent distributor of audiovisual home entertainment product in Australia and New Zealand.

Beyond’s digital marketing division, BeyondD, was established in 2012. It consists of Digital Marketing Services, Digital Media Sales, and Digital Assets including websites, marketing databases and bespoke technology.

John Luscombe

General Manager and Executive V.P., Beyond Productions

John joined Beyond in 1984 to produce the award-winning Beyond 2000 series. In his current position since 2000, John has overseen the development, marketing and production of all Beyond Productions’ programming based in Sydney, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Paul Wylie

General Manager Finance and Company Secretary

Paul has over 29 years of accounting experience in the television industry. He began with Channel 7 Adelaide before moving to Seven in Sydney. Prior to joining Beyond in November 2013 he was CFO for The Movie Network

David Smyth

CEO Beyond Rights

David joined Beyond Rights as CEO in December 2021. Previous to this he was founder and CEO of YouLook.tv, the UK’s first multi-channel AVOD service. Before that he worked for lengthy periods at both Twentieth Century Fox where, latterly as SVP and managing director, he initiated the ground-breaking BBC/FX deal, and at Sky 1, where he was head of acquisitions. He has also worked at both the BBC and ITV.

Michael Murphy

Executive Director UK & Ireland, Beyond Entertainment Holdings

Michael is executive director of Beyond Entertainment Holdings, sitting on the board of various business divisions, including the BeyondTNC joint venture. His relationship with Beyond started in 2004 as a non-executive director at Beyond Entertainment, and from 2013-20 he held the post of General Manager at Beyond Distribution, now Beyond Rights. Michael is a well-respected and highly-skilled executive, with more over 30 years’ experience in international television and film content and business development, derived from working on co-production finance, digital content, broadcasting, acquisition and distribution. 

Peter Tehan

General Manager, Legal & Business Affairs

Peter joined Beyond in November 2002 with an extensive background in corporate, commercial, media & entertainment and intellectual property law having previously practised at the Australian law firm Allens Arthur Robinson.

Billy Cobbe

MIS Manager

Billy joined Beyond in 1997 after spending seven years working for a number of leading computer distributors in support & technical management roles. Prior to this, Billy worked as a Technical Officer for British Telecom in London and is qualified with a diploma in Electronic Engineering.

Frank Chidiac

Executive Producer, Beyond Action

Frank has been involved in television for over 20 years. His focus has been in the area of sports production and sports lifestyle programming. Frank has also been Executive Producer of other genres including children's television, corporate and advertising related production.

Brian Trevarton

Special Projects Manager

Brian joined Beyond in May 2001. Included in his achievements to-date are rationalisation of logistics operations, lease negotiations and office relocations, system implementations and integration of acquired businesses, along with other special projects. 

Jenny O'Shea

Head of Production Operations and Business

After completing a BA majoring in Film and Television, Jenny spent the first half of her career working as a producer in advertising and television production. She moved into production management and joined Beyond Productions in 1995.

Office Locations

Dublin Office

Dublin

(Head Office)
78 Merrion Square South,
Dublin 2 Ireland

Phone: 353 1 614 6270

London Office

London

Level 3, 167-169 Wardour Street
London W1F 8WP
United Kingdom

Ph: 44 20 7323 3444

Fax: 44 20 7734 2708

Sydney Office

Sydney

109 Reserve Road
Artarmon NSW 2064
Australia

Phone: 61 2 9437 2000

Fax: 61 2 9439 9235