Stellar keynote line-up in the Grand Auditorium for MIPCOM’s 30th anniversary (13-16 October 2014)
Monday 13 October 2014 – Grand Auditorium
11.30: Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television, will talk about the company’s unrivalled expertise in producing, distributing and acquiring the most innovative content for a truly global audience.
12.10: Ynon Kreiz, CEO of Maker Studios will follow him at rounding off what promises to be a fascinating morning.
16.10: James Murdoch, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Chairman and CEO, International at 21st Century Fox, will take centre stage to share his views on creativity in the digital era.
17.00: Monday afternoon will also feature MIPCOM’s Personality of the Year Keynote Address when the spotlight of the Grand Auditorium shines on entertainment industry creative icon Simon Cowell.
Tuesday 14 October 2014 – Grand Auditorium
12.10: Jill Wilfert, Vice President Global Licensing and Entertainment of the LEGO Group will discuss how they are turning toy bricks into screen hits.
16.20: David Stapf, President of CBS Television Studios, and Armando Nunez, President & CEO of CBS Global Distribution Group, will discuss this year’s overall conference theme, The Global Quest for Original Content.
17.10: They will be followed by Charles Zhang, SOHU.COM’s CEO. He will be looking at how the war on piracy in China is won and how online video is revolutionising China’s media and entertainment industry.
SIMON COWELL NAMED MIPCOM 2014 PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD
Entertainment industry creative icon Simon Cowell is to be honoured as the MIPCOM 2014 Personality of the Year. The TV and film producer, music label boss and internationally-renowned talent show judge will receive his award at a gala dinner for industry executives at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes on Tuesday 14 October. On Monday 13 October, Cowell will give a keynote interview in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals.