You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

MipTV to Showcase Keynotes With Heads of Canal Plus, Federation, France Televisions, Banijay, Arte, TF1

As part of its focus on France this year, the upcoming edition of MipTV will welcome a prestigious keynote roster of French executives.

Named the Mip Game Changers, the keynote speakers include Delphine Ernotte Cunci, president of France Televisions; Gilles Pelisson, TF1 Group president; Maxime Saada, Canal Plus Group’s chairman and CEO; Regina Hatchondo, Arte France’s managing director; as well as Stéphane Courbit, Marco Bassetti and François De Brugada from Banijay Group; and Pascal Breton and Patrick Wachsberger who will be discussing their new joint venture, Picture Perfect Federation.

During the sessions, the top executives will outline their strategic initiatives to reach global audiences, and will sketch out their vision of the industry’s challenges and opportunities, including the international alliances, technological innovations and the delinearisation of content consumption.

“This year’s MipTV Country of Honour programme will showcase the incredible creativity of France’s television industry,” said Laurine Garaude, director of Reed Midem’s TV Division. “No other event brings together so many of France’s leading television executives to address delegates from over 100 countries, and as a French company, Reed Midem is proud to play its part in the promotion of French television around the world,” added Garaude.

Besides Canal Plus, TF1, France Televisions, Banijay, Federation and Arte, MipTV will welcome About Premium Content, Ampersand, Cinekita, Cofites, Cyber Group Studios, Eurodata TV Worldwide, Free Dolphin International, Futurikon, Gaumont, Lagardère, M6 Metropole Television, Mediatoon Distribution, Mediawan, Millimages, Newen Distribution, Novocomedy Productions, Orange, PGS Entertainment, Prime Entertainment Group, Superights Invest, TF1 Studio, Thema, Trace Global, TV France International, Viz Media Europe, Webedia Rights, Wild Bunch, Xilam Animation and ZED.

MipTV will take place April 8-11.

More TV

  • Ariana Grande Olivia Munn Michael Che

    Celebrities vs. Critics: Why This Battle Has No Winners (Column)

    When actor Olivia Munn tweeted a “short essay on…ugly behaviors” late Wednesday night, she insisted that a blog had been unfairly maligning her for years. She wrote that she wanted to confront the idea that baseless critiques, particularly those aimed at women, are never okay no matter how famous the target may be. On the [...]

  • ‘Peaky Blinders’ Virtual Reality Game in

    ‘Peaky Blinders’ Virtual Reality Game Will Pitch Players Into the Action

    “Peaky Blinders” fans will be able to join the gang – virtually – in a new VR game that will allow players to interact with characters from the hit series. Start-up immersive studio Maze Theory teamed with the show’s producers and is making the game, which will launch in 2020. Artificial intelligence technology means characters [...]

  • TV News Roundup: HBO's 'Deadwood: The

    TV News Roundup: HBO Releases 'Deadwood: The Movie' Trailer

    In today’s TV news roundup, HBO released the trailer for the “Deadwood” film, and CNN announced a premiere date for “Apollo 11.”  DATES The documentary “Apollo 11” from director/producer Todd Douglas Miller will premiere on CNN Sunday, June 23 at 9 p.m. Using only archival sources, the film captures NASA’s 1969 Apollo 11 mission. FIRST [...]

  • shannon ryan

    Shannon Ryan Joins Disney TV, ABC as Marketing Chief

    Former Fox Television chief marketing officer Shannon Ryan has been tapped as the new president of marketing for ABC Entertainment and Disney Television Studios. The announcement was made by Karey Burke, president of ABC Entertainment, and Craig Hunegs, president of Disney Television Studios, to whom she will report. Rumours had been circling for a while [...]

  • Dan Lin's Rideback, MRC Announce Writers

    Dan Lin's Rideback, MRC Announce First Class of Writers and Mentors for TV Incubator

    Rideback, Dan Lin’s production company, and MRC have announced the inaugural class of writers and mentors for their TV incubator.  The new TV writers residency program, which was launched in February, offers a paid, eight-month residency program to a group of writers who have each previously been staffed on series and want to create their [...]

  • CBS Viacom

    CBS and Viacom Move Closer to Merger Talks

    The CBS Corp. board of directors is moving closer to initiating acquisition discussions with Viacom, according to multiple sources close to the situation. The move has been expected for months, although there may still be obstacles on the road to a reunion for the two sides of the Redstone media empire. Price could still be [...]

  • Santa Fe Studios Netflix

    Santa Fe Studios Competes With Other New Mexico Stages for Streaming Business

    Albuquerque Studios entered the spotlight last October when it was purchased by Netflix. While the complex is clearly the jewel in the crown of New Mexico’s production infrastructure, with eight soundstages totaling 132,000 square feet, 100,000 square feet of production offices, a large backlot and support space, it’s not the only modern studio facility in [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content