Featuring in 2019

Showrunner Summit 2019

Oslo Series Days 25/26 September

Sessions providing insight into the visiting Experts’ multi-faceted experience and knowledge encompassing the industrialised models of the US creative process as led by the Showrunner, the dissection of different writers’ room models, as well as successful management strategies for creative teams.

“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

New Dates: 17-22nd November, 2019

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.

Click here for latest Brochure and Registration

“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

“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

Monday, June 22nd – Friday, June 26th 2020
Application Deadline: April 15th, 2020

LOS ANGELES

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

Following the success of the inaugural Women Writers Exchange in 2019, the 2020 Exchange schedule will return  to 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.

Meetings and sessions will also examine the range of perspectives through direct access to US, drama development executives who will share their creative and production experiences.

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.

Click here for the 2019 brochure as an example of the inaugural year

Click here for more details of how to apply: Application Form

Contact alison@mediaxchange.com for information about this Exchange

“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