Featuring in 2019

 

Drama Summit West

May 2019 Dates TBC
Drama Summit West, is a MediaXchange joint venture with C21 Media. Now in its 3rd year Drama Summit West connects the US and international drama business to facilitate new Production, Coproduction, Finance and Creative Partnerships

A winning combination of Networking, with attending US and International drama makers, and Sessions, with leading Creators and Producers, puts Participants at the forefront of New Models and Fresh International Approaches

European TV Drama Series Lab

In Berlin, presented in association with the Erich Pommer Institut and with the support of Creative Europe
A high level training and think tank for leading professionals in the European television industry
Module 1: The Framework for Successful European TV Drama Series
July 3 – 8, 2018

Module 2: The Creative Maze
October 29 – November 4, 2018

The TV Lab is designed for scriptwriters, producers and broadcasters and explores the essential elements of successful drama series. Top industry experts from across Europe and the US share their knowledge and provide exclusive insights
Terence Winter: Showrunner, VINYL, BOARDWALK EMPIRE
“I had a great time and it energized me and spurred me to do more of what I was doing right and less of what I was doing wrong. Berlin has helped me understand which is which.
All of this because you conceived, planned and executed this so well”

Martin Brossollet

Screenwriter, RTBF commissionner for the "Séries Belges" fund

“The Showrunner Exchange was extremely interesting, focussed and relevant. I would really recommend the course to anyone in the international TV drama market”

Katie Holly

Managing Director, Blinder Films

Showrunner Exchange: TV Drama

22nd – 27th September, 2019
LOS ANGELES
REGISTRATION OPEN

Established in 1998, the programme provides an unparalleled insight into the US Television Drama industry and its creative principals. The Showrunner Exchange in Los Angeles allows access to the best creators, writers and network executives in the industry.

Participants will discuss the creative process and observe episodes of these shows being written, produced and broadcast. The participant group of Drama writers, producers and executives drawn from across the world will also enjoy the additional benefit of sharing the breadth of experience represented within the group itself.

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“The Showrunner Exchange was extremely interesting, focussed and relevant. I would really recommend the course to anyone in the international TV drama market”

Katie Holly

Managing Director, Blinder Films

X – Tend – MediaXchange Diversity Initiative

TV Drama Executives to Europe

5th – 10th May, 2019
GERMANY – FRANCE

A tailored 5-DAY SCHEDULE of meetings in BERLIN and PARIS, during which our participants will explore the creative and managerial processes utilized by GERMAN and FRENCH TV Drama professionals to develop, fund, produce, market and distribute shows successfully.

  • Connect with GERMAN and FRENCH broadcasters, producers, distributors and sales agents seeking potential co-production opportunities for shows with a global reach
  • Access funds and incentives available to local producers and broadcasters
  • Explore marketing and distribution options from a strategic perspective
  • Meet digital short format content creators
  • Meet agents and lawyers in each territory

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“Professionally, it was one of the most inspiring and engaging weeks of my career! I learned so much, lots to think about and what a great group we have”

Nicole Carmen-Davis

Producer (Mighty Atom Entertainment)

“We are already following up leads on shows so very happy with the connections that were made and the panels were very interesting”

Maria Kyriacou

President International, ITV Studios Global Entertainment

The Business of Scripted 2019

The Business of Scripted will return with the next edition taking place in Madrid, 5th – 6th September, 2019.

The focus of the event will be to deepen the discussion and collaboration around the economics that underpin this golden age of drama – who is succeeding, what are the finance models generating long term achievement for companies, what are the new international alliances and the future trends defining the industry.

For further details and to register your interest to attend please contact london@mediaxchange.com

“We are already following up leads on shows so very happy with the connections that were made and the panels were very interesting”

Maria Kyriacou

President International, ITV Studios Global Entertainment

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“The mind boggling number of counterparts we met were all a great potential fit for our project, which is a testament to MediaXchange’s amazing expertise and knowledge of the Hollywood landscape”

Michael Esser

Writer & Producer, Germany

Connect to Hollywood

Year round
LOS ANGELES
REGISTRATION OPEN

An intensive pressure cooker of meetings to maximize your creative and business visions to those in the US Market searching for fresh, international voices.

Now entering its third year, Connect to Hollywood is designed to identify top-calibre series with the potential to attract interest from the US market. Participants are inducted in US pitching practices and will have opportunities to meet one on one to pitch Agents, Networks, Showrunners, Executives, Producers and Sales Agents with the aim of securing US partners and exploring the creative and commercial potential of their concept.

Connect to Hollywood is offered exclusively for past participants in MediaXchange’s Los Angeles Exchanges and The European TV Drama Lab (The European TV Drama Lab is produced in association with the Erich Pommer Institut and the support of Creative Europe).

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“The mind boggling number of counterparts we met were all a great potential fit for our project, which is a testament to MediaXchange’s amazing expertise and knowledge of the Hollywood landscape”

Michael Esser

Writer & Producer, Germany

“Don’t give up. You’re going to get kicked in the teeth.
A lot. Learn to take a hit, then pick yourself up off the floor. Resilience is the true key to success”

Melissa Rosenberg

Dexter, Twilight, Jessica Jones

Women Writers to Los Angeles

16th – 21st June, 2019
Application Deadline: 30th April, 2019

LOS ANGELES

Take Your Place In A TV Drama Exchange For Women Writers In Los Angeles

The Exchange schedule will provide participants with greater insight into the US creative process through meetings with key US players and practitioners. Contrasting the creative and collaborative skills applied by writers, writer/producers and writing Showrunners will allow for an examination of best writing, show management, development and production practices.

The comparison of process encourages an advanced level of professionalism. The schedule also provides exchanges with international drama producers and exposure to potential development opportunities.

The example meetings and sessions in the brochure display the range of perspectives which will be provided to participants through direct access to US, women, drama professionals who will share their creative and production experiences.

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“Don’t give up. You’re going to get kicked in the teeth.
A lot. Learn to take a hit, then pick yourself up off the floor. Resilience is the true key to success”

Melissa Rosenberg

Dexter, Twilight, Jessica Jones

Women Directors to Los Angeles

27th October – 1st November, 2019
Application Deadline: August 26th , 2019

LOS ANGELES

This programme provides an unparalleled insight into the US Television Drama industry and its creative and production principles.

Introducing the crème de la crème of International Women Directors to Los Angeles and providing access to the leading US industry professionals in the TV Drama business.

5 days of Industry meetings to maximize your creative and business visions to those in the US Market searching for fresh international talent.

Participants will discuss the production and creative process and observe shows in pre-production, production and post-production phases.

The participant group of Directors drawn from across the globe will also enjoy the additional benefit of sharing the breadth of experience represented within the group itself.

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“I would love to see more women directors because they represent half of the population – and gave birth to the whole world. Without them writing and being directors, the rest of us are not going to know the whole story”

Jane Campion

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