MIPTV | CANNES, APRIL 11 – 16
MIPFORMATS / MIPDOC : April 11 – 12, 2015
MIPTV: APRIL 13 -16, 2015
EMC AT MIP
Saturday, April 11
International Format Awards – Gala Dinner @Club21 – Invite Only
Sunday, April 12 – MIPFORMATS – EMC Hosted Sessions:
11.40-12.20, Auditorium A
SPOT THE TALENT: Non-Scripted
14.15-14.45, Auditorium K
SPOT THE TALENT: Scripted Comedy Formats
Monday, April 13
Germany Cocktail @Club21 – Invite Only
ZE FRANK AND MICHAEL SHAMBERG TO TACKLE MOVIEMAKING IN THE ONLINE ERA
BuzzFeed Motion Pictures President Ze Frank will be joined by Oscar-nominated producer Michael Shamberg to deliver a joint keynote at MIP Digital Fronts, MIPTV’s ground-breaking online content showcase.
Frank is the driving force behind BuzzFeed’s expansive video division and a pioneer of online video. Shamberg is an advisor to BuzzFeed Motion Pictures with experience in producing innovative Hollywood movies and TV. The pair will discuss “the future of digital Hollywood” and address the exciting shifts in production and distribution that are challenging traditional TV and studio models. The keynote will take place on Tuesday 14 April at 5.45pm in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, as part of the MIPTV 2015 global entertainment content tradeshow.
FremantleMedia International CEO and Zodiak Media CEO keynote interviews by France Télévisions Director of Future Media
Eric Scherer (Director of FutureMedia, France Télévisions), expert in media, new technologies and digital trends, will open the MIPFormats Keynote Series with a presentation on the impact of digital in the TV business.
Jens Richter who was recently appointed CEO at FremantleMedia International will share his extensive knowledge and vision of current market trends and the new opportunities influenced by digital expansion.
Marc-Antoine d’Halluin (CEO, Zodiak Media) will talk in depth about Zodiak Media’s strategy for format creation and distribution following recent industry consolidation and the impact of digital disruption.
Case Studies: the Secrets of Success
Hear executives from Talpa, presenting “The Voice” and “The Big Picture”, talk about how digital helped push the boundaries of creativity; and the creators of “Dating Naked” and “Extreme Makeover” from Lighthearted Entertainment will explain the art of managing provocative formats.
The International Format Awards 2015
At this MIPTV we celebrate the début of the new partnership between C21, the Entertainment Master Class (EMC) and FRAPA to jointly present The International Format Awards. The new awards competition is designed to recognise the best in global entertainment while also generating a rich seam of content across the year. The Awards are open to any show that first went to air during 2014 and is being marketed to the international community as a format. Read the full entry criteria, which provides tips on how to submit your entry in each category.
The awards will be judged by a panel of the world’s leading format commissioners and buyers.
The awards will be presented at a gala dinner during MIPFormats on the evening of Saturday April 11 in Cannes.
MIPFORMATS INTERNATIONAL PITCH
The 2015 MIPFormats International Pitch, backed for the first time by all3media International, is open to all creators and producers from around the world to present their new and original, non-scripted entertainment formats. The winner will enjoy a €5,000 cash prize plus a value package of €15,000 for development of the pitched idea. Renowned format creator Stephen Lambert (Chief Executive, Studio Lambert) will lead the judges to select the five finalists to pitch on stage at MIPFormats on Sunday 12 April 2015.
“MIP Formats offers a huge opportunity to producers – both established and newcomers – to learn more about the major trends and issues across the industry. It’s unique in its world view, and we are delighted to be announcing our involvement with the MIP Formats International Pitch, which offers entertaining insight for participants and the audience alike.”
– Jane Turton, Managing Director of the all3media group of companies
Meet the format buyers
Meet the industry’s top international buyers face to face. Participating buyers include:
Avi Armoza, Armoza Formats - Wiet Bruurs, RTL Belgium – Erik de Winter & Helen Cooper, Endemol International - Sabrina Duguet, all3media International - Vasha Wallace & Levina Negi, FremantleMedia - Umay Ayaz, Global Agency - Steve Regan, MTV - Harry Gamsu, Red Arrow International - Tim Crescenti, Small World IFT - Eric Kafoe & Lisette van Diepen, Sony Pictures Television – Hannah Worrall & Barrie Kelly, NBCUniversal International Television Production - Jose Luis Romero Chavez, Televisa.
MIP DIGITAL FRONTS
THE GLOBAL DIGITAL CONTENT MARKET BRINGS TOGETHER THE NEW ONLINE VIDEO ECOSYSTEM WITH THE TV INDUSTRY
- The International Screenings for Original Online Content
- MIP Digital Talks, where innovators and game-changers discuss the future of TV
- MIP Digital Square, the business incubator where technology meets content, featuring innovative technologies and digital studios.
“The fact that our original MIP Digital Fronts partners are returning in year two and have been joined by other leading multi-platform creator networks, underlines the growing importance of the global stage for original online content and the need to create bridges with the broader entertainment ecosystem.”
– Laurine Garaude, Director of Television at Reed MIDEM