Formats

MIPFormats set to launch in April

MIPTV has announced it is launching MIPFormats, a full day of conferences, pitching sessions, networking events and new format launches dedicated to the format industry. It will take place one day before MIPTV on April 11 in the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France and is supported by industry partners The WIT, FRAPA and Entertainment Master Class. The event has a call for entries for 'Fresh Talent Pitch,' which asks producers to propose their original new format ideas for non-scripted factual entertainment and is open on December 15 at www.mipworld.com.
December 2, 2009

MIPTV has announced it is launching MIPFormats, a full day of conferences, pitching sessions, networking events and new format launches dedicated to the format industry. It will take place one day before MIPTV on April 11 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes and is supported by industry partners The WIT, FRAPA and Entertainment Master Class. The event has a call for entries for ‘Fresh Talent Pitch,’ which asks producers to propose their original new format ideas for non-scripted factual entertainment and is open on December 15 at www.mipworld.com.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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