Feedback

Production news

Africa

International

Subscribe to industry newsletters

Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.
Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Production news

MIPCOM 2009 launches programme to help producers

26 Jun 2009 10:42
A new 2009 programme entitled Rethinking the Production Business has been launched in order to help producers to find funding, new revenue streams and partners, MIPCOM announced yesterday, Thursday, 25 June 2009.
MIPCOM 2009 is introducing a new programme of events designed specifically for international television producers. Titled “Rethinking the Production Business”, the initiative will include a series of keynote addresses and conferences devoted to production, content screenings and a wide range of business-based matchmaking opportunities. MIPCOM is working closely with producers' associations, such as PACT (UK), FAPAE (Spain), APT (Italy), Dutch Association of Film makers and Television producers (NBF), screen agencies such as Screenwest and Film Victoria (Australia) and governmental cultural agencies, such as Telefilm Canada, to promote this new initiative.

Production more complex

“The production business has become a lot more complex and challenging in recent years. We are launching this exciting programme to help producers find funding, new streams of revenue, international partners, and meet up with top industry leaders. We want to offer producers a dedicated programme to make their business easier, from the very beginning of the creative process to distribution. We also intend to help producers that have never attended MIPCOM by offering them a special registration rate of €650. We are thrilled to be able to work so closely with so many leading producers' associations, screen agencies and governmental cultural agencies,” said Laurine Garaude, acting director of the Television Division, Reed MIDEM.

The “Rethinking the Production Business” programme will be held on 5 and 6 October 2009 and will feature keynotes including The Simpsons creator Matt Groening and executive producer Al Jean, a dedicated workshop developed by the Entertainment Master Class offering producers hands-on tips on how to negotiate the best deals; FRAPA's Global format market update involving leading format producers; a screening of the best programming from around the world by The WIT; an introduction to new incentives for TV producers from international Film Commissions; a new Games2TV2Games Summit, focusing on the impact of gaming on the production business as well as a special focus on developing revenues with online partners.
    
 
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: This Message Board accepts no liability of legal consequences that arise from the Message Boards (e.g. defamation, slander, or other such crimes). All posted messages are the sole property of their respective authors. The maintainer does retain the right to remove any message posts for whatever reasons. People that post messages to this forum are not to libel/slander nor in any other way depict a company, entity, individual(s), or service in a false light; should they do so, the legal consequences are theirs alone. Bizcommunity.com will disclose authors' IP addresses to authorities if compelled to do so by a court of law.
Read more: producers, partners, MIPCOM

News