The short follows Milla as she and her associates provide exclusive access and insight to what really happens behind the scenes of fashion, through storytelling and impromptu dialogue. The premiere will take place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, the festival’s flagship venue. The same evening, the festival’s gala awards will honor leading contributors to the world of on-demand content.
Speakers this year include Mitch Lowe, founding VP Netflix, “The Biggest Loser” producer David Broome, “MasterChef” creator Franc Roddam, composer Erran Baron Cohen (“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”), and Buzz Hays, global lead, entertainment industry solutions, for Google Cloud.
Chris Fetner (Entertainment Globalization Association), Kay Meseberg (Arte), Elizabeth Markevitch (IkonoTV), Haymi Behar (SPI International), Jakob Mejlhede and Marius Johan-sen (Shahid), Hans Fraikin (Abu Dhabi Film Commission), Ijeoma Onah (Nigerian International Film & TV Summit), Lior Sasson (Israel Film Commission), Damian Trewhella (Australian Film Commission), Mounia Aram, Betty Sulty-Johnson (Trace), Jesse Redniss (formerly GM of WarnerMedia Innovation Lab) and Amy Jo Smith (Digital Entertainment Group) are also among the speakers.
The festival runs July 3-6 as a hybrid event that will take place both virtually and in-person at the Grimaldi Forum. Its mission is to facilitate conversations between entertainment industry leaders at the forefront of innovation and technology and the creator community working towards reshaping the future of the streaming content industry.
The gala awards will be produced in partnership with the Princess Grace Foundation, Julian Lennon’s White Feather Foundation, and GEMA.