AwesomenessTV, Collective Digital Studio join MIPTV Digital Fronts

The MCNs will join other digital content powerhouses including YouTube, Vice and Maker Studios in Cannes this April to present new content and talent.
February 9, 2015

MIPTV has revealed more partners for its MIP Digital Fronts initiative.

AwesomenessTV, Collective Digital Studio (CDS), Machinima, New Form Digital, Screen Australia and Vox Media will join previous presenting partners YouTube, Vice, Dailymotion and Maker Studios for screening showcases taking place during the international content market, from April 14-16.

Presentations will be followed by interviews with producers and creative execs behind the content, with appearances by on-screen talent and matchmaking sessions also part of the Digital Fronts.

“The fact that our original MIP Digital Fronts partners are returning in year two and have been joined by other leading multi-platform creator networks, underlines the growing importance of the global stage for original online content and the need to create bridges with the broader entertainment ecosystem,” said Laurine Garaude, director of television for MIPTV organizers Reed MIDEM.

MIPTV returns to Cannes from April 13-16.

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