Covid-19 & the TV Industry – Watch the video now

Covid-19 & the TV Industry contains highlights from keynotes and sessions held during MIPCOM Online+ on October 2020.

In this “Covid-19 & the TV Industry” sneak peek, hear from:

  • Tim Mutimer, Banijay Rights: “Covid seems to have accelerated trends that were already happening…”
  • Tim Webber, Framestore: “There are various ways in which visual effects and preproduction can help…”
  • Lisa Perrin, ITV Studios & Daniel Punt, FTI Consulting: “… this has prompted an increase in communication and sharing of best practices…”
  • Virginia Mouseler, The Wit: “How did we survive this year? We may survive with a mask… We may survive with surviving formats.”
  • Ruth Berry, ITV Studios: “The Show must go on, but how?”
  • Tyler Perry, Filmmaker & Philanthropist: “… I could go and just be on an island until this thing passes, but what would happen to the hundreds of people that work for me?”
  • And more…

Guy Bisson, Ampere Analysis (UK) shared 8 content trends for the New Normal:

  1. Impossible not to mention Covid-19
  2. What is getting made has changed
  3. Remember the content bubble? A slew of new markets entrants
  4. Content is converging
  5. Streamers benefit from rights situation
  6. Streamers rely less on renewals
  7. Studio hold back is starting to bite
  8. Diversity (increasingly) sells

And Phil Schuman, FTA Consulting (USA) shared 6 items to transform your operations:

  1. Find your distinction
  2. Kill the scared crows – change most prized assets
  3. Shed what doesn’t work
  4. Focus on what your organization should be in the future
  5. Reallocate resources
  6. Understand that transformation is continuous


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MIPTV and MIPCOM are the world’s most important global markets for the TV and digital media industry. They are the key events for buying and selling, financing and distributing programmes in all genres, on all platforms. Together, every 6 months, they form the annual landmark events of the entertainment calendar, attracting key industry executives, thought-leaders and creative talent from the entire content spectrum to negotiate deals, network and gain insight. MIPTV and MIPCOM respectively take place every Apriland October in Cannes, France.

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