MIPDrama Buyers Summit

The PRE-MIPTV Drama showcase for international buyers

  • MIPDrama Buyers Summit is focused on new trends and upcoming series in production. An exclusive first look at a curated selection of the most anticipated international new series in production will be presented to 450 invited leading buyers and commissioners. Fresh Drama only! The MIPDRAMA Buyers Summit will take place Sunday 7 April 2019 on the eve of MIPTV, the international market for content development and distribution, in Cannes, France.

  • MIPDrama Buyers Summit

    All producers and distributors with upcoming high-end scripted series at early stages of production, who wish to be considered are invited to apply!

  • Entry Criteria iconEntry Criteria

    Up to 10 new drama series will be presented during the MIPDrama Buyers Summit. The series will be selected by the Reed MIDEM’s Editorial Team based on writing and 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 MIPDrama Buyers Summit
    • The drama series must be 100% financed
    • The drama series must be in its first season (second seasons are not eligible)

    How to apply iconHow to apply

    • Provide a three to five minute sizzle reel (trailer, opening scene or assemblage of emblematic scenes) subtitled in English with the online Entry Form
    • 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 25 March 2019 to be presented at MIPDrama Buyers Summit.
    • All companies retained in the Official Selection must be registered for MIPTV.
  • Key dates iconKey Dates

    • Submissions deadline: 11 January 2019
    • Confirmation of selected programmes: End of January 2019
    • Announcement of official selection: Early March 2019
    • MIPDrama Buyers Summit, Cannes: Sunday 7 April 2019, by invitation only

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