MIPTV - The Global Content Market for the Future
12-16 April 2021

Conferences & Events - MIPTV

Connections at the heart of Digital MIPTV

Procuring meetings for delegates is the focus of this year Conferences & Events programme. Explore a robust offer of online thematic meet-ups, one-to-many workshops, mentoring, breakout sessions as well as exclusive market insights for all genres such as the popular Fresh TV, Glance, high profile Keynotes, MIPDrama buyers screenings and the MIP SDG (Sustainable Development Goals) Award among others. 


Friday 9 April & Monday 12 April

Explore the most anticipated new international content across all genres.
To watch on demand.



Tuesday 13 - Friday 16 April

Learn and get inspired from leading international decision-makers.
To watch on demand.



Tuesday 13 - Friday 16 April

Procuring meetings is our goal. Business networking made easy. By pre-registration on a first come, first served basis.



Exclusive international content showcases across all genres.


Exclusively designed for drama buyers, MIPDrama is the annual premium showcase of the most anticipated high-end drama series. Selection to be soon announced, stay tuned!


Doc & Factual

The global buyers community is invited to have an exclusive first look at a curated selection of new high-end and cutting-edge factual and documentary content still in production. 



Tune in for an in-depth look at the most compelling upcoming formats showcased by major entertainment companies featuring the most recent trends in international formats.


Tune in for the most-anticipated Fresh TV Kids by Virginia Mouseler (The Wit) as well as dedicated Kids content programming briefs with top leaders executives in Kids TV.


Programming Briefs

World-leading broadcasters and streamers share their programming, acquisition and commissioning strategies. Followed by LIVE Breakout Rooms with the programming executives.
By pre-registration (limited number of participants)

Content Trends

Cutting-edge market analysis and insights from The Wit, Glance and K7 Media presenting detailed presentations on the key trends you need to know in formats, factual, drama and kids content.

Factual and Documentary Showcase

1942, THE WORLD AT WAR                                                                                                      

Logline: 1942 -  Explore ordinary people’s daily life around the globe in the pivotal year of WW2.

Genre: History & Civilization

Format: 3x52', 6x52'

Type: Event Series

Distribution Company: Lucky You 

Production Company(ies): Ex Nihilo

Main Broadcaster(s): ARTE, Historia, CZTV

Country of origin: France


Logline: Killing the journalist won’t kill the story.

Genre: Current Affairs & Investigation

Format: 1x52'

Type: One-off

Distribution Company: Mediawan Rights

Production Company(ies): Forbidden Films

Main Broadcaster(s): France Télévisons

Country of origin: France

FOR THE LOVE OF SHARKS                                                                                                      

Logline: Three Sharks species are preparing for a major oceanic voyage around the globe and we’re going to dive with them….

Genre: Nature & Wildlife

Format: 2x52'

Type: Event Series

Distribution Company: France TV Distribution

Production Company(ies): Bonne Pioche

Main Broadcaster(s): France 2

Country of origin: France


Logline: A story you think you know, but don’t. 

Genre: History & Civilization

Format: 2x52'

Type: Event Series

Distribution Company: Balanga

Production Company(ies): Siècle Productions

Main Broadcaster(s): France 2

Country of origin: France


Logline: The most sinful street of the world was dominated by pimps and their brutal business. Until disaster struck and their reign ended with a bang.

Genre: History & Civilization

Format: 3x45'

Type: Event Series

Distribution Company: Autentic 

Production Company(ies): Autentic 

Main Broadcaster(s): ARTE, ZDFinfo

Country of origin: Germany

LIVES OF OTHERS                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Logline: They don't have a voice, they don't have rights, they don't have a future – they have sacrificed all of this for their children and families to have a better life in a foreign country. What lives do these migrant women lead in a huge metropolis that doesn't notice they exist?

Genre: Ethnology - Sociology - Green

Format: 4x48'

Type: One-off

Distribution Company: 1-2-3 Production

Production Company(ies): 1-2-3 Production, Mother in Law

Main Broadcaster(s): TV-3 Channel

Country of origin: Russian Federation

SAINT HELENA: BASTION OF BIODIVERSITY                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Logline: Let's discover the island where Napoleon spent his last years in a new light, with the first wildlife documentary that has ever been undertaken on this unique island. 

Genre: Nature & Wildlife

Format: 1x52'

Type: One-off

Distribution Company: Beliane

Production Company(ies): Les Films en Vrac, Fathom Pictures

Main Broadcaster(s): Ushuaïa TV

Country of origin: France

THE GLOBAL VACCINE RACE                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Logline: The dramatic inside story of six international teams and their high stakes race to create a vaccine to defeat a killer virus and save millions of lives.

Genre: Science & Technology

Format: 1x60' & 1x90'

Type: One-off

Distribution Company: Off the Fence

Production Company(ies): Infield Fly Productions

Main Broadcaster(s): CBC 

Country of origin: Canada


Logline: In this series of 3 episodes covering 140 years of economic, political and cultural history, Cédric Tourbe and Romain Huret dissect the capitalist storytelling that has succeeded in perpetuating the American dream – from Rockefeller to the Koch family, or from Carnegie to Bezos, asking why such an injust system has not collapsed yet.

Genre: History & Civilization

Format: 3x52'

Type: Event Series

Distribution Company: ARTE Distribution

Production Company(ies): La Générale de Production

Main Broadcaster(s): ARTE France

Country of origin: France

THE KINGDOM OF SACRIFICED CHILDREN                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Logline: An international archeological investigation in Peru, told as a cold case, to unveil the mysteries of the sacrificed children of the Kingdom of Chimor, an unprecedented discovery, in the most powerful Andean civilization before the Incas.

Genre: History & Civilization

Format: 90' and 52'

Type: One-off

Distribution Company: Nilaya Productions

Production Company(ies): Nilaya Productions 

Main Broadcaster(s): France 5

Country of origin: France


Logline: LAli, from Ken Burns and Florentine Films, is the first-ever comprehensive documentary biography of Muhammad Ali, arguably America’s greatest athlete and a monumental cultural icon whose unflinching insistence that he be unabashedly himself, at all times, made him a beacon for generations of people around the world seeking to express their own humanity.

Genre: Art, Music, Culture

Format: 8x60' or 4x120'

Type: Event Series

Distribution Company: Ken Burns / Florentine Films

Production Company(ies): PBS

Main Broadcaster(s): PBS International

Country of origin: USA

TO BE ANNOUNCED -->                                                                                                                                                                                                           


Distribution Market

TV Content distributors and buyers; all genres; gurantees 20 pre-scheduled meetings over 3 days for 2000€ per agenda

Co-Pro & Dev. Forum

Production & Dev. Executives; Doc, Factual & Formats; guarantees 15 pre-scheduled meetings over 3 days for 490€ per agenda

Digital Pass

A full week of online meet-ups, workshops, market intel, conferences & networking for
250€ per delegate

Formats Accelerator

Sort Your Life Out

Company: All3media International 

Formats genre: Factual Entertainment

Logline: Sort Your Life Out assembles a team of top experts to help transform the nation’s most-cluttered homes: the entire contents of a family’s house are laid out before them, so they can decide what to keep and what to throw away.


Stacking It!

Company: All3media International 

Formats genre: Gameshow

Logline: A fun-filled studio game show, in Stacking It! two teams go head to head in a series of stacking-based challenges. Think of the concept of Jenga, but on a massive scale - where the things you stack are the prizes! After a variety of rounds, one team gets to play the iconic prize game where they will win whatever they can stack up to a value of £100,000 - do they go for quantity or quality!

Pet Match

Company: Newen Connect 

Formats genre: Game Show

Logline: Owners and pets matching each other physically is an old saying but is it always accurate? In this game show, celebrities tries to guess which of these 12 pets belongs to which of the 12 owners thanks to the help of information and insight collected during 4 different game rounds.

50 Men 50 Mats

Company: Small World IFT 

Formats genre: Entertainment

Logline: Fifty male yoga virgins, one ‘Wellness Warrior’ and four life-changing journeys of self-discovery: join Caleb Jude Packham as he tours the country helping ‘unwoke blokes’ to become the best version of themselves.

Secret Celebrity

Company: WeMake

Formats genre: Entertainment

Logline: Ten relatives (family members, friends) of famous celebrities move in together in a dazzling house for a mind blowing game. The goal: prevent the other contestants from discovering who are the secret celebrities linked to them and are hidden backstage. 


Learn and get inspired from leading international decision-makers.


Top execs and talent share their vision of the future of the TV industry in dedicated premium Keynote Presentations.


Recently appointed Heads of D&I from major media companies share their roadmap and KPIs to make an impact on the media sector.


Awarding creators and senior executives who have, through their talent, leadership and passion, made a significant contribution to the world of television.

Keynotes & Awards

Paul Buccieri

In support of the United Nations, and in line with the Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the MIP SDG Award honours media companies for their action and contribution to delivering the Sustainable Development Goals.

Paul Buccieri, President of A+E Networks, will be presented with the award on Thursday 15 April, in a dedicated online event.

Marc Anthony

Looking back over an incredible 30-year journey in the entertainment industry, Behind the Curtain - A Conversation with Marc Anthony, will see the six-time GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® Award winner interviewed by JC Acosta, President ViacomCBS International Studios & Networks Americas.

Together they will explore his stellar career, his influence and that of Latino culture on the music and entertainment industry and the global ambitions of Anthony’s production company, Magnus Studios


The opportunity to connect and business network through small group interactive conversations, thematic meet-ups, one-to-many workshops, mentoring and breakout sessions. These interactive, meeting-based sessions have limited availability and pre-registration is essential.


Small-group interactive conversations led by key experts to solve various aspects of daily business in a spirit of collective intelligence.

By pre-registration (limited number of participants)


Thematic meet-ups are an online feature of Digital MIPTV that pair randomly TV executives for speed meetings on a pre-established topic.

By pre-registration (limited number of participants)


Diversity & Inclusion and Women mentoring.
Intimate conversations hosted by seasoned professionals sharing their experience and career advice to empower younger generations. 

By pre-registration (limited number of participants)


Find the right audience for you with our region + genre sessions and pair up for 3-minute speed meetings.

Tuesday 13 April

  Docs & Factual Content - Western Europe

  Docs & Factual - Eastern & Central Europe, Russia And Cis

   Family Content

Wednesday 14 April

  Kids Content - Asia

  Young Adult Content

  Kids Content - North America 

Thursday 15 April

  Scripted Formats

  Drama - Eastern & Central Europe, Russia And Cis

  English-Speaking Drama


Friday 16 April

  Formats - Asia

  Formats - Eastern & Central Europe, Russia And Cis

  Formats – Latam