Dates: 30th June – 16th July, 2020
Gain key insights to navigate the opportunities offered by OTT Streaming Platforms
Six sessions starting Tuesday June 30th and ending Thursday, July 16, 2020
Scheduled from 10.30am – 12.00pm (BST) each Tuesday and Thursday
A Virtual Workshop for scripted drama producers, executives and content creators.
Providing analysis and examining the strategies for the development of original content, format adaptations and potential partnerships for OTT streamers including SVoD, AVoD and BVoD options.
6 x 90 minute interactive webinar sessions which will be led by media business and brand analysts, scripted drama content professionals and on-demand executives drawn from the international players focused on local and global streaming content.
An opportune time for producers, executives and creators to actively assess how to make the most of the evolving landscape and the competition between newly launched streaming services and existing broadcast and pay alternatives.
Briefed by our sessions, line up your strategies in preparation to advance your plans going forward.
Explore a wide range of issues for development, production and deal making, such as the evolving fortunes of AVoD compared to SVoD, the streamers need for high end originals balanced with lower cost dramas, the appeal of limited vs returning series, prospects for partnering with a major indie or studio to achieve a commission, review of deal making options including all rights deals, participation, distribution and IP retention, etc.
Tuesday 30th June – Analysis and Landscape
with Ben Keen, Senior Analyst, Non Executive and Chairman (MediaXchange)
The evolving Streamer landscape
Thursday 2nd July – Perspectives of the “Big Streamers”
with Steve Langdon – Regional Director EMEA (Parrot Analytics)
Profiles of the usual suspects and likely future trends
Beyond the Big 7 – Additional Opportunities
with Wendy Bernfeld, Founder & MD (Rights Stuff)
A detailed overview on who else is out there in the international streaming sector, going beyond the usual suspects to the scores of other platforms buying -and sometimes funding – series and film.
Tuesday 7th July – Creator and Writing Aspects
with Anna Winger, Creator/Writer/Producer, (Unorthodox), Daniel Lägersten, Producer (Brain Academy), Emmanuelle Guilbart, Joint-CEO, (About Premium Content) and Andreas Gutzeit, CEO/Writer (StoryWorld)
Being a writer producer in the Streamer world • Case Studies • Multiple versions of a project in parallel • International Coproductions and the Streamers • Creating brand defining original content • Development, packaging and pitching process • Working with the creative team
Thursday 9th July – Deal making structures
with Jeremy Gawade, Partner (Lee & Thompson), Cathy Payne, CEO (Banijay Rights) and Justin Thomson, Exec. Producer (Dove Tale Media)
Principal terms – development and production agreements • Budgets and incentives • IP retention and profit participation • Distribution
Tuesday 14th July – Indie Production Companies
with Tim King, EVP Production (SF Studios), Heinrich Ambrosch, CEO (Satel Films) and Neil Duncan, Head of Development (The Lighthouse)
Getting a foot in the door as an indie producer • Programming strategy and development process • Handling early stage involvement by streamers • The demand for lower budget dramas series • Prospects for film • When to start pitching and what materials to pitch
Thursday 16th July – Studios & Global Players
with Robert Franke, SVP (ZDFE.Drama), Jennifer Ann Anschütz, Lead Legal Affairs and Content (Joyn) and Marc Lorber, SVP International Co-productions and Acquisitions at Lionsgate
Best practices for international collaboration • Financing structures • Development in the studio system • Partnering benefits, e.g. collaborating with studio in-house production
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Early Bird = £275 now through June 19, 2020
Standard = £350 June 20 – June 29, 2020
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All Online Programmes will be conducted in English