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Program includes live pitch to John de Mol

Registration is now open for Realscreen London which takes place October 8 and 9, just a week ahead of MIPCOM. The event is designed to strengthen partnerships between British and international ...
June 13, 2014

Registration is now open for Realscreen London which takes place October 8 and 9, just a week ahead of MIPCOM.
The event is designed to strengthen partnerships between British and international producers, along with global buyers and distributors, through a mix of panels, structured networking opportunities and social events, and will replicate the experience of the market-leading events, Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West.

Registration on Wednesday, October 8 will commence at noon GMT, with the opening keynote session set for 1:30 p.m. The program and networking events will run through until 6 p.m., recommencing Thursday morning at 8 a.m. and wrapping at 6 p.m.

Delegates will see a variety of high-level panels and will also be able to participate in our signature Speed Pitching, 30 Minutes With and Luncheon Roundtable sessions. One of the highlights already confirmed is the Talpa Open Pitch. Finalists who have been selected by the Talpa Creative team will pitch their format ideas live to John de Mol, the man behind The Voice, Big Brother, Utopia, Fear Factor and Deal or No Deal. Details on how to enter the competition, which is open to producers from around the world, can be found here.

The advisory board features an A-list of international TV execs who are committed to working with the Realscreen team to develop a unique and meaningful program that will help foster partnerships between producers in the UK and networks within the region and internationally.

Sean Cohan
Executive VP International
A+E Networks


Jonathan Hewes
Head of International
Wall to Wall


Daniel Korn
Senior Vice President and Head of Programming
Discovery Networks
Western Europe

Jane Millichip
Managing Director
Sky Vision

David Lyle
Television Executive

Laura Marshall
Managing Director
Icon Films

Jane Root
CEO
Nutopia

Robert Sharenow
EVP & General Manager
Lifetime

John Smithson
Creative Director
Arrow Media

Ellen Windemuth
CEO
Off the Fence, BV

Early bird pricing is in effect until Friday, August 8. Register online or email Joel Pinto at jpinto@brunico.com to secure your spot.

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About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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