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.