Conferences & Events - MIPTV 2021

Connections at the heart of Digital MIPTV

DISCOVERY

Explore the most anticipated new international content across all genres.
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INSPIRATION

Learn and get inspired from leading international decision-makers.
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CONNECTIONS

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INSPIRATION | MIPTV 2021

Learn and get inspired from leading international decision-makers.

MIP GAME CHANGERS KEYNOTES & AWARDS

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

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TRIBUNE FOR HEADS OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

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

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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, is presented with the MIP SDG Award for Reduced Inequalities in a dedicated online event featuring Good Morning America’s anchor Robin Roberts as well as the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Melissa Fleming.


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Join the SDG Media Compact, the industry’s gateway to working with the UN in support of the achievement of the SDGs.  More Info >

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 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.

David Beckham

In his first in-depth television industry keynote, David Beckham will talk about launching his own production company, his global ambitions for Studio 99, and current projects in production and development for a variety of global networks.

In Conversation with David Beckham, hosted by award-winning Director and Producer Ben Winston.

Anette Romer

On the occasion of receiving the International Formats Gold Award, Ed Waller talks to Anette Romer, Formats Consultant for STV Production, about her distinguished career in formats and the challenge yet to come.

Suzanne Mackie

Executive producer of Netflix hit series The Crown, Suzanne Mackie, will give a Keynote during Digital MIPTV where she will talk about her new production venture, Orchid Pictures. During her Keynote she will receive the Variety International Achievement in TV Award.

Tribune for Heads of Diversity & Inclusion

Miranda Wayland

Head of Creative Diversity

BBC, UK

Ade Rawcliffe

Group Director of Diversity & Inclusion

ITV, UK

Kristy Haubegger

EVP, Chief Enterprise Inclusion Officer

WarnerMedia, USA

Karen Gray

Executive Vice President, Human Resources

A+E Networks, USA

CONNECTIONS | MIPTV 2021

The opportunity to connect and business network through small group interactive conversations, thematic meet-ups, one-to-many workshops, mentoring and breakout sessions.

MIP WORKOUTS

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


 

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THEMATIC MEET-UPS

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


 

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MENTORING

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

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MIP WORKOUTS

DRAMA

Table #1 - “International Drama Co-Production: The Road Back…”

Hosted by – Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge, UK

Table #2 - “Blockchain for Media Production: Beyond Promises...”

Hosted by – Patrice Poujol, Founder & CEO, Lumiere Project, France  
 

Table #3 - “Opening the door to Talent to meet the Global demands for High Quality Content”

Hosted by – Bianca Gavin, Head of Production, Pulse Films, UK

Table #4 - “TV Drama's Last Frontier: How to Produce in and with Africa”

Hosted by – Marie Lora-Mungai, Founder & CEO, Restless Global, Nigeria

Table #5 - “TV Industry sustainability: changing habits and reducing ecological impact”

Hosted by – Charles Gachet-Dieuzeide, Co-founder, Secoya, France

Table #6 - “What should I be thinking about to future proof my distribution company”

Hosted by – Guy Bisson, Executive Director, Ampere Analysis, UK

KIDS

Table #1 - “Gender equality in kids' world”

Hosted by – Sarah Riding, Research & Trends Director, The Insights Family

Table #2 - “Building fan bases”

Hosted by – Peter Robinson, CSO, KidsKnowBest, UK

Table #3 - “The Metaverse: If You Build It, Will They Watch?”

Hosted by – Adam Woodgate, Senior Vice-President Media Insights, Dubit, UK

Table #4 - “Funding Green Content for Kids”

Hosted by – Mike de Seve, President, Baboon Animation, USA


Table #5 - “How to raise your profile from the ground?”

Hosted by – Reza Keshavarzi, TV Producer, Director, Author, Children's Welfare Activist, Time to Love Ltd

 

FORMATS

Table #1 - “International Partnership on the creation of new Formats.”

Hosted by – Jinwoo Hwang, CEO & Insoon Kim, Executive Vice President, Something Special, South Korea

Table #2 - “Unique Storytelling for Meaningful Television.”

Hosted by – Teresa Potocka, CEO & Founder, Sensethefuture Pictures, UK
 

Table #3 -  “Keeping unscripted formats alive during the pandemic”

Hosted by – Crispin Clover, Director, International Format Production and Acquisitions, A+E Networks, UK

Table #4 - “The next generation of entertainment - How AR enables new formats to turn passive audiences to active!”

Hosted by – Robin Sho Moser, CEO, Eyecandylab, USA

Table #5 - “Paper Formats: Challenges & Successes on the way to Production.”

Hosted by – Sophie Ferron, President-Founder, Media Ranch, Canada

Table #6 - “Financing top travelling TV formats”

Hosted by – Fiona Belier, Deputy Director, La Fabrique des Formats, France 

FACTUAL

Table #1 - “How archival footage can be a convincing asset when pitching your film to streamers and broadcasters”

Hosted by – Melanie Rozencwajg, Co-Founder, Archive Valley, France
 

Table #2 - “Global Factual Co-Production. …The Road Forward?”

Hosted by – Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge, UK

Table #3 - “How To Differentiate your True Crime Idea in a Highly Crowded Marketplace!”

Hosted by – Koulla Anastasi, Director of Business Development, Woodcut Media, UK

Table #4 - “#DepictionsMatter: Crafting a Culturally Authentic Story”

Hosted by – Michele Barnwell, Executive Producer / Content Creator, Reel Roost, USA

Table #5 - “How to get your documentary or series out to as wide an audience as possible across TV, VOD and other platforms”

Hosted by – David Cornwall, Managing Director, Scorpion TV, UK

THEMATIC MEET-UPS

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

  Docs & Factual Content - Western Europe

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

   Family Content
 

  Kids Content - Asia

  Young Adult Content

  Kids Content - North America 



  Scripted Formats

  Drama - Eastern & Central Europe, Russia And Cis

  English-Speaking Drama

 

  Formats - Asia

  Formats - Eastern & Central Europe, Russia And Cis

  Formats – Latam 

 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION MENTORING

Table #1 - “Diversity and Inclusion and Time Travelling”

Hosted by – Bunmi Akintonwa, CEO, Little Black Book Company, Italy

 

Table #2 - “Breaking the double glass ceiling”

Hosted by – Mounia Aram, Founder and President, Mounia Aram Company, France  

Table #3 - “Championing diversity and inclusion”

Hosted by – Mark Garner, EVP Global Content Sales & Business Development, A+E Networks, USA

Table #4 - “DEI and authenticity in children’s content”

Hosted by – Sallyann Keizer, Managing Director, Sixth Sense Media, United Kingdom

Table #5 - “Being your authentic self: bringing inclusion into the everyday”

Hosted by – André Renaud, SVP Global Format Sales, BBC Studios, United Kingdom

Table #6 - “Truth to power”

Hosted by – Deborah Williams, CEO, Creative Diversity Network, United Kingdom

Table #7 - “How do we ‘usualize’ LGBTQ+ characters in themes in content across genres and markets?

Hosted by – David Levine, Chief Content Officer, Moonbug Entertainment, United Kingdom

 

INTERNATIONAL MENTORING & NETWORKING EVENT FOR WOMEN IN TV, FILM & DIGITAL MEDIA

In association with MediaClub'Elles

Join experienced women professionals from around the globe who share their advice, experience and recommendations to help you succeed in business.

Françoise Guyonnet

Executive Managing Director TV Series

Studiocanal, France

Sophie Ferron

President-Founder

Media Ranch, Canada

Kristina Hollstein

Director Acquisitions and Copro Documentaries

ZDF Enterprises, Germany

Patricia Hidalgo

Director of Children’s & Education

BBC, UK

Christina Jennings

Chairwoman & CEO

Shaftesbury, Canada

Fabienne Fourquet

CEO

2btube, Spain

Anne Viau

Artistic Director of French Drama

TF1, France

Cynthia Hudson

Senior VP, Managing Director of CNN

CNN, USA