MIPDrama Screenings

2nd annual edition

  • The pre-MIPTV drama showcase for international buyers

    Sunday 2 April 2017, JW Marriott, Cannes

    On the Sunday before MIPTV, MIPDrama Screenings opens and invites international buyers to view the hottest 12 new drama series from around the world. If you are a producer or distributor, this is the chance to submit your drama series and present an exclusive preview to 450 invited leading acquisition executives and 100 journalists.

    This year, other executives, including producers, distributors and agents, may attend the screenings too (registration required).

    NEW! A stellar international jury of creators, directors, talent and critics will also be presenting a number of awards at the Closing Ceremony.

    Stay tuned for more details soon!


  • ENTRY CRITERIA

    MIPDrama Screenings are open to all producers and distributors around the world to present new high-end scripted series in one of two categories: Finished Programmes or Work in Progress Programmes. The selection will be made by the MIPTV Drama Buyers’ Advisory Board and Reed MIDEM’s Editorial Team.

  • MIPTV DRAMA BUYERS ADVISORY BOARD

  • Eligibility criteria

    • New high-end drama series never broadcast before (or not broadcast earlier than January 2017 in the country of origin) and never presented before at a festival/market or to buyers prior to MIPDrama Screenings.
    • The drama series must be 100% financed.
    • The drama series must be in its first season (second seasons are not eligible).
    • The drama series will be selected based on its writing and production value, originality and worldwide appeal.
    • Two programmes maximum can be submitted per company.
    • A three to five minute teaser, subtitled in English, must be provided with the programme entry.
    • For selected Work in Progress Programmes, an exclusive 15-minute preview (assemblage of scenes, subtitled in English) must be ready by 20 March 2017 to be presented at MIPDrama Screenings. A 3-minute video should be prepared to introduce each screening.
    • For selected Finished Programmes, an exclusive first full episode (no more than 52 minutes, subtitled in English) must be ready by 20 March 2017 to be presented at MIPDrama Screenings. A 3-minute video should be prepared to introduce each screening.
    • All companies retained in the Official selection must be registered for MIPTV.
  • KEY DATES


    • Submissions open online: 9 November 2016
    • Submission deadline: 11 January 2017
    • Confirmation of selected programmes: Beginning of February 2017
    • Announcement of official selection: Mid-March 2017
    • MIPDrama Screenings in Cannes: Sunday 2 April 2017

    KEY DOCUMENTS


  • Public Enemy 2016 winner of the MIPDrama Screenings Buyers' 'Coup de Coeur' Award

    PUBLIC ENEMY
  • MIPDRAMA SCREENINGS 2016 OFFICIAL SELECTION

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