MIPCOM - The world’s entertainment content market
11-14 October 2021
Cannes

Conferences & Events

Get Inspired!

The MIPCOM conference programme features an incredible lineup of A-list TV players and exciting networking events that inform and inspire. 

Inspire your business and celebrate innovation, creativity, and purpose through MIP Game Changers Keynotes, the MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards and the largest global showcase of fresh content!

Enjoy a series of networking events for content communities to (re)connect and, at night, parties and social events using open air venues.

4 days to meet your business needs:

Game Changers Keynotes

First Keynotes Confirmed! Top industry leaders share their vision of the future of content and the impact the industry can have on the world of tomorrow

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Production Funding Forum

The Production Funding Forum is back in Cannes for its 4th edition. Find out the right partners to unlock funding and co-production opportunities for your next project

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Content Trends                                                       

Crack the new world order with cutting-edge market analysis, content trends and insights from leading research companies in Drama, Factual and Formats

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MIPJunior                                                       

MIPJunior will now take place during MIPCOM (Oct 11-14). MIPJunior conferences & networking will take place in a dedicated location in the Palais.

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4 days to discover and celebrate content:

Showcases & Screenings

More than 15 market screenings and showcases will be presented to delegates, buyers and international press, offering an exclusive look at the most-anticipated series and programmes across all genres from around the world. Top it off with a World Premiere TV Screenings in partnership with CANNESERIES.

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Awards and Recognition

MIPCOM is the place to celebrate the best in content! Major top-class events are organised during the market days featuring:

- MIPCOM - Variety Vanguard Award
The 10th International Emmy® Kids Awards >
- Médailles d'honneur
MIPCOM Diversify TV Excellence Awards >
-
 MIPCOM Buyers' Awards for Japanese Drama >

(Re)Connect

(Re)connect with your peers, friends and future partners in a series of structured networking formats featuring:

- Formats community back together powered by FRAPA >
- Drama community back together powered by EMC >
MIP Workouts >
- Diversity & Inclusion Mentoring >
- Women Mentoring with MediaClub'Elles
- MIPCOM International Drama Reunion


   

MIPCOM & MIPJunior return to Cannes

                              


   

11-14 October 2021

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

MIPCOM Game Changers Keynotes - 2021

Alex Mahon

CEO, Channel 4, UK

Bouchra Rejani

Founder, WeMake, France

Hugh Evans

Co-Founder and CEO, Global Citizen, US

Alex Mahon will be in conversation with Bouchra Rejani as part of a Women in Leadership keynote super session, featuring top female industry leaders sharing insights on how they are embracing and driving change and striving to make a positive impact at their company and global society levels. The keynote session will take place in the Grand Auditorium, Palais des Festivals on Monday 11 October. 

Hugh Evans, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Citizen, will present an exclusive keynote on how Global Citizen has leveraged the power of broadcast to create ground-breaking entertainment specials that drive positive social impact. Social Impact Entertainment: A Global Citizen Keynote, will take place in the Grand Auditorium, Palais des Festivals on Tuesday 12 October

Digital MIPCOM

Introducing a powerful lead generation, marketing and discovery tools. A true online complement extending the reach of the physical market in Cannes direct to any device anytime.

For those unable to travel, join us digitally

from € 300

Production Funding Forum

The 4th edition of the Production Funding Forum expands to bring new premium content projects to life. Each session followed by questions and answers with the speakers as well as informal networking time.

Investors’ briefs

Find out the right partners to unlock funding and co-production opportunities for your next project.

Producers’ Showcases

Discover new potential production partners, presented by major broadcasters from key territories.

Key companies at the previous editions

Crack the new content trends and insights from leading research companies.

Glance

GLOBAL TV TRENDS: Who is watching what, how and why?

Presented by - Avril Blondelot, Head of Content Insight of Glance, Glance/Médiamétrie

The Wit

FRESH TV FORMATS

Presented by - Virginia Mouseler, CEO, The Wit

The Wit

FRESH TV FICTION

Presented by - Virginia Mouseler, CEO, The Wit

K7 Media

Factual Trends: What’s Next for Non-Scripted?

Presented by - David Ciaramella, Communication Manager, K7 Media

Re-Connect

A series of exclusive interactive conferences and networking formats

DRAMA Community back together

Powered by The Entertainment Master Class Showrunning Initiative

Get a chance to participate in small group discussions with some of the world’s leading showrunners.

Anne Thomopoulos, Executive Producer, Legendary Entertainment
Sydney Gallonde, CEO/Executive Producer, Make It Happen Studio

FORMATS Community back together

Powered by FRAPA

Get a kick start of MIPCOM at the FRAPA Formats Summit and network with likeminded producers and VIP clients.

Phil Gurin, President & CEO, The Gurin Company
Jan Salling, Head of BBC Studios Nordics Formats and Production
Lisette van Diepen, Head of International, Vincent TV Producties

MIP Workouts

Small-group conversations led by key experts to solve various aspects of your daily business in a spirit of collective intelligence.

11 October

Table #1 - “The most popular kids characters and how it changes the business.”

Hosted by – Bianca Gavin, Head of Production - Scripted, Pulse Films

Table #2 - “New deal structure—trends in deal making with streamers.”

Hosted by – Guy Bisson, Executive Director, Ampere Analysis

Table #3 - “Produce Unscripted Originals for streamers & International broadcasters.”

Hosted by – Moe Bennani, Creative Director, Partner, WeMake

More to be announced!

12 October

Table #1 - “The most popular characters and how it changes the business."

Hosted by – Nick Richardson, Founder & CEO, The Insights Family
 

Table #2 - “The quality threshold : is it time to review what “quality” means from kids' perspective.”

Hosted by – Adam Woodgate, Senior Vice-President Media Insights, Dubit  

Table #3 - “What do kids want?”

Hosted by – Peter Robinson, CSO, KidsKnowBest

Table #4 - “Supersize Your Story :  expanding your IP, finding the heart of your story & emotionally connecting with your audience."

Hosted by – Alison Norrington, Founder, Creative Director and Storyteller, Storycentral

Table #5 - “Fact Vs. Fiction in an era of ‘Alternative Facts’.”

Hosted by – Teresa Potocka, CEO & Founder, Sensethefuture Pictures
 

More to be announced!

Diversity & Inclusion Mentoring

Join intimate conversations around diversity and inclusion topics hosted by seasoned professionals sharing their experience and career advice to empower younger generations of executives from diverse backgrounds.

From left to right

Bunmi Akintonwa, CEO, Little Black Book Company, UK
Mounia Aram, Founder and President Mounia Aram Company, France
Bruna Capozzoli, Advisor & Content Creator, On The EDGE Conservation, UK
Mark Garner, EVP Global Content Sales & Business Development, A+E Networks, USA

From left to right

Sallyann Keizer, Managing Director, Sixth Sense Media, UK
David Levine, Chief Content Officer, Moonbug Entertainment, UK
André Renaud, SVP Global Format Sales, BBC Studios, UK
Deborah Williams, Executive Director, Creative Diversity Network, UK

MIPCOM BUYERS' AWARDS for Japanese Drama

The MIPCOM Buyers' Award for Japanese Drama" was founded in 2009 in collaboration with MIPCOM. Since then, it has been held annually as an official MIPCOM event. It is held in partnership with the Bureau of International Drama Festival in Tokyo and it is dedicated to presenting and promoting Japanese content selected by MIPCOM Buyers. Winners will be announced on Tuesday 12 October in Cannes.

MIPJunior 2021 is part of the MIPCOM programme

EXCLUSIVE MARKET & FUTURE TRENDS

> Content & Behavioural trends – data and insights from major research companies.
> Future Talks – Prospective talks from visionary leaders.


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FRESH NEW CURATED CONTENT

> World Premiere Screening – An exclusive first look at the next ground-breaking hit!
> International Emmy® Kids Awards – The Best in Children’s Programming 
> Regional showcases - New content worldwide

More info coming soon!

BOOST CO-PRODUCTION DEALS

> MIPJunior Project Pitch – A unique Pitching competition highlighting new Kids TV projects with the greatest potential for commissioning and multiplatform extension. Finalists to be soon announced, stay tuned!

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Discover cutting-edge data and insights from major research companies.

Glance

Binge watching session: kids audience successes across the globe. Presented by: Avril Blondelot, Head of Content Insight of Glance, Glance/Médiamétrie
France

Dubit

The quality threshold: is it time to review what “quality” means from kids' perspective?
Presented by: Adam Woodgate, Senior Vice-President Media Insights, Dubit, United Kingdom 

KidsKnowBest

What do Kids want?
Presented by: Peter Robinson, CSO, KidsKnowBest, United Kingdom

The Insights Family

The most popular characters and how it changes the business.
Presented by: Nick Richardson, Founder & CEO, The Insights Family, United Kingdom

International Emmy® Kids Awards

Every year, the world’s leading producers of children’s television compete to be recognized at the International Emmy® Kids Awards, the world’s preeminent platform for global excellence in television.

Three Emmys for kids content will be presented online, during MIPJunior, for the first time. Watch the 10th International Emmy® Kids Awards@MIPJunior presentation  on the International Academy’s website, Tuesday, October 12 at 9 am ET (NY) // 3 p.m. (CEST)


   

MIPCOM & MIPJunior return to Cannes

                              


   

11-14 October 2021

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France