MIPDOC 2016: Moderating Panels on Online Originals + History Trends. Juror for Tokyo Docs Pitch

I’m delighted to be joining the two Morgans: Freeman and Spurloch under the spotlight at MIPDOC in Cannes.

  • Here is the program guide for MIPDOC, which kicks off on the Croisette on Saturday April 2.
  • It’s not too late to register!
  • Take advantage of all the insider knowledge and networking opportunities.

My expert panels are:

Sunday 3 April, 9.30-10.15, Conference room

THE RISE OF ONLINE ORIGINALS – WHAT DO PLATFORMS WANT?
Followed by Meet the Speakers

Designed to provide a vision of the global acquisition trends for factual content for the year to come, a panel of leading OTT and SVOD players unveil their business and editorial acquisition strategies, share their success stories and reveal upcoming projects and co-production opportunities.

Speakers:

►   Steve Burns, Chief Programming Officer, CuriosityStream, USA
►   Greg Diefenbach, Managing Director, Alliant Content / XiveTV, USA @OfficialXiveTV
►   Antoine Robin, Founder / President, Spicee, France
►   Peter Hamilton, Moderator

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Sunday 3 April, 14.30-15.00, Conference room

HISTORY WITH A TWIST: DRAMA & TECH ROCK DOCS
Dramatic reconstruction and cutting-edge technology give History a unique perspective. Discover how state-of-the-art narrative is rocking audiences as never before and putting History at the forefront of innovative storytelling.

Speakers:

►   Isabelle Graziadey, Head of International Sales and Acquisitions, Terranoa, France
►   Sally Habbershaw, Vice President, International Programming, Production and Operations, A+E Networks, USA
►   Julia Schulte, International Sales Manager, France TV Distribution, France
►   Peter Hamilton, Moderator

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I’m honored to be a member of the jury for:

Saturday 2 April, 14.30-15.30, Conference room

JAPANESE DOCUMENTARY PITCHING SHOWCASE
Sponsored by Tokyo Docs

  • MIPDoc and Tokyo Docs give selected Japanese filmmakers the opportunity to pitch their most compelling new projects to a jury of international decision-makers.
  • Tokyo Docs is a documentary film event that provides filmmakers from Japan and other parts of Asia with opportunities to develop and realize international co-productions of documentary films.

More on Japanese Pitches

  • Read my Takeaways from the unforgettable Asian Side of the Doc 2012.
  • That event was driven by the recent vast tragedy of the Great Eastern Earthquake and Fukashima.

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