Calendar

New Online Programmes – Bringing you the Future

Advanced Structure & Story Rules: May 4-8th

Advanced Character & Dialogue: June 22nd-26th

Online

 

A course dedicated to the nature and craft of storytelling. John Yorke has been behind some of the biggest hits in television (Inc. Wolf Hall, Shameless, Life on Mars) and has distilled that knowledge into a detailed step by step course for both Writers and Executives.

Advanced Structure & Story Rules: 11th-21st May

Advanced Character & Dialogue: 8th-19th June

Online

 

A course dedicated to the nature and craft of storytelling. John Yorke has been behind some of the biggest hits in television (Inc. Wolf Hall, Shameless, Life on Mars) and has distilled that knowledge into a detailed step by step course for both Writers and Executives.

THE FILM BUSINESS - Today and into the Future

Development and Production (4th August – 7th August, 2020)

Marketing and Distribution (28th September – 1st October, 2020)

Online

 

International film expert – Executive Producer, Lecturer and Author Angus Finney delivers for the first time an exclusive opportunity to learn and discuss with him the core subjects of his renowned programme and best-selling book ‘The International Film Business’.

The 8 x 2hr sessions will reflect the fast evolving changes in the Entertainment Value Chain to in turn promote solutions and opportunities for those participating in these sessions.

6 webinar sessions

June 30th – July 16th, 2020

Scheduled from 10.30am – 12.00pm each Tuesday and Thursday

Online

Streaming Platforms: Understanding your options

Gain key insights to navigate the opportunities offered by SVoD, AVoD, BVoD and TVoD

A Virtual Workshop for UK scripted content creators and producers providing analysis and examining strategies on the potential for creating and developing original content, format adaptations and new creative partnerships.

The 6 x 90 minute interactive webinar sessions will be led by key, UK based, media analysts, entertainment content professionals and on-demand executives.

7 x 90 minute Online Sessions

Every Wednesday Starting July 1st – August 12th

Online

 

MediaXchange takes a step into the future and celebrates 21 years of its Showrunner Drama Exchange by introducing a new online format for connecting with experienced US showrunners.  See the brochure for the list of US Showrunners and Creators who will be sharing their creative perspectives and management experience of the development and production process for scripted drama series produced for broadcast, cable and streamers.

Online Sessions

Starting September 7th – 6 weeks

Online

 

European Showrunners – A Continent of Creative Mode

Following the success of the inaugural Showrunner Online workshop series, MediaXchange are planning a European iteration, beginning September 7th for 6 weeks

The European edition will focus on creative models and challenges faced by writer/producers working in European markets

Profiles of those participating will be released later this month

Online Sessions

DATES:  Oct. 6th, Oct.21st,  Oct. 28th, Nov. 4th, Nov. 11thNov.18th

Online

 

Women Showrunners – Forging a New Direction!

We are now pleased to announce the dates for a new weekly webinar series featuring leading women writers and executive producers which will review and debate the creative, management and business decisions involved in the drama series development process.

Classic Programmes

The Fall edition will celebrate the 22nd year of our popular Showrunner Exchange. The fast paced schedule provides access to the best creators, writers, show teams and drama executives of established US shows. Mix with top US Showrunners and observe their role and styles in executing primetime US Drama series across all platforms.

Dates to Be Announced

More details to follow

 

UK TV Drama Exchange

Meet the Brits – a 3-day schedule of meetings with leading drama practitioners involved in writing, developing and coproducing High End Series, Continuing Series and Single Dramas. A unique opportunity to source UK partners for your projects.

Following the success of the inaugural Exchange in 2019, the Women Writers Exchange will return for a second season to build on the industry’s focus on ensuring a wider representation of women in creative roles.  Providing an unparalleled insight into the US Television Drama industry, and its writing, creative and production principles, the 5 days of industry meetings, with US showrunners, writers, producers and drama executives will optimise the participants’ creative and business ambitions.

Year round

Los Angeles

Tailored schedules provide the opportunity to pitch Agents, Networks, Showrunners, Producers and Sales Agents with the aim of securing US partners and exploring the creative and commercial potential of your concept

Launched in 2016, the Soaprunner Exchange addresses the challenges faced by the studios, executive producers and writers, in maintaining strong storylines for multi-episode or multi-season, returning drama serials and series – the Soaps, Telenovelas and Continuing Dramas

The Exchange utilises the UK’s strong continuing drama landscape providing contrasting sessions with key drama providers for the creative team from a visiting show to analyse and explore the successful writing and producing elements of long running shows in the UK and the new developments in this arena

 Writing and Development Programmes across Europe – COMING SOON!

 

Under the MediaXchange banner of Creative Vision, we will be developing a Writers Programme in Iceland, Holland and Sweden. The principal ingredients will be to advance the professional development of writers of TV drama, as well as the promotion of collaborative partnerships between writers and producers for effective strategies in developing, pitching and managing shows.  

MediaXchange reserves the right to change the dates and content of its Exchanges, Events and Programmes as circumstances dictate

In light of continually expanding opportunities provided by the international markets, please contact us to review your corporate interests and projects for coproduction to build business and creative strategies to expand your international presence