Drama Buyers Summit

  • SELECTION TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

    Now in its 5th year, MIPTV’s Drama Buyers Summit is an invitation-only event taking place on Sunday 29th March, the day before MIPTV kicks off. Designed to meet the growing international demand for high-end drama series, the event will present an exclusive first look at a curated selection of the most anticipated international new series in production to 450 leading acquisition executives & commissioners.

    Selected projects to be announced early February. Stay tuned!


    CALL FOR ENTRIES – NOW OPEN, MIPTV2020
  • MIPTV’s DRAMA BUYERS SUMMIT

    Don’t miss the opportunity to have one of the 12 selected new drama series presented during this exclusive event.
    The series will be selected by Reed MIDEM’s Editorial Team based on writing & production value, originality, and worldwide appeal.



    Eligibility Criteria

    • Upcoming new high-end drama series in early stages of production and never presented before at a festival/market or to buyers prior to the MIPTV Drama Buyers Summit, nor presented at Canneseries 2020.
    • The drama series must be 100% financed
    • The drama series must be in its first season (second seasons are not eligible)
    • All companies retained in the Official Selection must be registered for MIPTV.

    How to apply

    • Provide a three to five minute sizzle reel (trailer, opening scene or assemblage of emblematic scenes) subtitled in English
    • Hold exclusive copyright ownership on the material properties submitted
    • Commit to provide an exclusive 15-minute preview (no trailer, no promo reel but assemblage of scenes, subtitled in English.) by 13 March 2020 to be presented during the MIPTV’s Drama Buyers Summit.

  • Key Dates:


    13 January 2020: Deadline for Submissions
    Late January: Confirmation of selected programmes
    Early February: Official selection announcement
    29 March 2019: Drama Buyers Summit

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