MIPTV 2014: A New Age of Storytelling
CANNES | APRIL 7 -10, 2014
MIPTV 2014 presents a very contemporary-looking new programme with a début of the MIP Digital Fronts: The new international screenings for original online video. Launching this April with Founding Partner YouTube, the MIP Digital Fronts is a packed 2-day (9-10 April) Grand Auditorium programme of 45-minute curated screenings from world-renowned platforms, digital studios and online channels. Each screening will be followed by on-stage interviews with the producers, creative executives and talent behind the content.
Designed for digital entertainment executives, MIP Digital Fronts will be the first international digital content marketplace for the production, distribution and acquisition of high-quality original content produced exclusively for online audiences.
“MIPTV offers a great international platform to reach the world’s entertainment community and we are proud to be one of the Founding Partners of the new MIP Digital Fronts,” said Ben McOwen Wilson, Director YouTube EMEA.
“The new MIP Digital Fronts initiative will offer an excellent global platform for YouTube creators, digital studios and traditional television and film studios to promote their web video talent and programming.”
MIPTV 2014 PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS
World Premiere TV Screening – 50 Cent
MIPTV has secured an exclusive preview of STARZ original drama series, “Power”. The screening will be followed by an on-stage conversation with Executive Producer Curtis ’50 Cent’ Jackson, along with the series’ lead actor Omari Hardwick and creator Courtney Kemp Agboh. Monday 7 April
International Drama Screening
A unique and exclusive opportunity for the world’s largest gathering of influential international buyers to discover the most creative new shows from leading international entertainment companies.
Discover where the content experience is leading us with a wide range of high-profile talks from the world’s most innovative minds in content and entertainment. From top-down messaging to one-to-one engagement: integrate this fundamental shift from “audience” to “user” while creating sustainable business models for the future.
Digital Minds Summit and The Innovators’ Lunch
MIPCube’s closed‐door educational and executive networking event will gather up to 60 senior‐level digital media leaders from broadcasting, production studios, platforms and technologies 60 Digital Media VIPs. The summit followed by the invitation only Innovators’ Lunch.
Brands & Content Conferences and Summit Lunch
On Wednesday 9 April 2014, MIPTV’s Brands & Content Conference and Summit Lunch will provide a forum to explore the use of content and global branded hits to captivate audiences on TV and the Internet. The Brand of the Year Award will be presented during the Summit.
Producers Hub & Co-Production
Gain insight during a series of dedicated conferences and events created to benefit commissioners, producers and creators involved in making some of the most exciting TV programming in the world. The programme includes Producers Toolbox Sessions, Conferences: Embracing Financing and Commissioning Strategies and the International Drama Co-Production Summit.
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