×

Keshet Unveils Lineup of Its INTV Confab

Execs at Lionsgate, Hulu, WME set to participate

Keshet Media Group, the Israel-based media powerhouse behind “Homeland” and “Prisoners of War,” has unveiled the lineup of INTV, a two-day confab which will focus on the convergence of innovation and technology in the TV biz. 

 Hosted by Keshet’s CEO Avi Nir and Jerusalem major Nir Barkat, the second edition will bring together a flurry of high-profile execs and industry leaders from around the world to participate in keynote talks and fireside chats. 

 So far, the event’s roaster includes Alex Kruglov, Hulu’s head of content acquisition, Sandra Stern, CEO of television at Lionsgate, Justin Gorman, head of entertainment at U.K.’s Channel 4, producer Caryn Mandabach (“Nurse Jackie”), Tim Kring (“Touch”), David Eilenberg, senior VP of unscripted development at TBS & TNT, Rick Rosen, WME board member and head of TV, Mikkel Bondesen (“The Killing”); and two Keshet Intl. U.K. execs, Sara Johnson and Amelia Hann.

 “We are thrilled to bring together a truly esteemed assembly of outstanding global TV and new media mavericks to showcase state-of-the-art innovations in the rapidly changing landscape of television,” said Nir. “With Israel emerging as a recognized innovation and entertainment hub, we are pleased to host creative pioneers and provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas and dialogue at this year’s event.”

 Among the topics that will be discussed during the conference are the emergence of new online outlets, integrated social media, the growth of interactive services and new business models.

 INTV is set to run Nov. 4 and 5 at the YMCA, a historical Jerusalem landmark. 

More TV

  • SAG-AFTRA HQ

    SAG-AFTRA Ends Long Strike Against Ad Agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty

    SAG-AFTRA has ended its 10-month strike against Bartle Bogle Hegarty after the advertising agency agreed to sign the union’s new commercials contract. The union instructed its 160,000 members in September not to accept any work for BBH, which had been signed to SAG-AFTRA’s commercials contracts since 1999. The strike came two weeks after BBH publicly [...]

  • Brazilian President Jair Bolosnaro attends the

    Bolsonaro Threatens Brazil’s Central Film Fund with Censorship or Closure

    In typical shoot-from-the-hip remarks, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has declared that Ancine, Brazil’s powerful state-backed federal film agency, should accept “filters”or face closure. “If it can’t have a filter, we’ll close Ancine, or privatize it,” Bolsonaro added, attacking Ancine, which plows some $300 million a year into Brazil’s film and TV industries, for supporting [...]

  • Variety Cord Cutting Placeholder Cable

    CBS Stations Go Dark on AT&T's DirecTV, U-verse Platforms Amid Contract Battle

    CBS’ 28 O&O stations are going dark for about 6.6 million subscribers of AT&T’s DirecTV and U-verse platforms as the Eye and AT&T battle over a new retransmission consent contract. The blackout affects CBS and CW-affiliated stations in 14 major markets including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Also off the air are the CBS [...]

  • Orlando Bloom Comic Con Immigrant San

    Orlando Bloom Claims San Diego Mayor Ran From Comic-Con Exhibit Featuring Immigrant Characters

    Did an immigration storyline cause Republican San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer to run out of Amazon Prime Video’s Comic-Con activation this week? According to “Carnival Row” star Orlando Bloom, that’s exactly what happened. At Amazon’s “Carnival Row” panel, Bloom told the audience that Faulconer stopped by the Prime Video activation and chose the “Carnival Row” [...]

  • 'Game of Thrones' Cast Calls Final

    'Game of Thrones' Cast Calls Final Season Backlash 'Media-Led Hate Campaign'

    What is life like now after “Game of Thrones?” That’s the question that fans have been asking themselves and that cast members had to answer at the show’s final Comic-Con panel. But first, Conleth Hill, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and several others cleared the air and addressed the perceived negative response to the final season. “I don’t [...]

  • SDCC Roundup: AMC Drops 'The Walking

    SDCC TV News Roundup: AMC Releases 'The Walking Dead' Season 10 Trailer (Watch)

    San Diego Comic-Con has become a hotbed of entertainment news in recent years, especially for the television industry. In today’s SDCC TV news roundup, AMC dropped a trailer for the 10th season of “The Walking Dead” and FX released a first look at “Mayans MC” Season 2. FIRST LOOKS AMC debuted the trailer for Season [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content