Since 1989, the ‘MIPCOM CANNES Personality of the Year award has recognised a short list of the entertainment industry’s most ground-breaking visionaries, icons, and innovators for their outstanding achievements in the international content industry
Conferences & Events
MIPCOM CANNES 2023 offered a powerful line-up of 'WOW' conferences and events.
Personality of the Year
MIPCOM CANNES 2023
President & CEO, Paramount Global
"The privilege of leading our global team under the storied Paramount brand is as thrilling as ever, and I’m excited to share how we’re positioning our business for continued growth as we entertain audiences around the world.”
Media Mastermind Keynotes
The masterminds of the TV & entertainment industry take to the iconic Grand Auditorium to ignite new ideas and perspectives.
The keynote speakers range from global studio heads to new industry disruptors. Be there to be lit.
President International Warner Bros. Discovery
Laura Fernández Espeso
THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO
Chair & CEO,
Tencent Online Video
Joint Future-Facing Keynote
Chairman of the Americas,
Producer & Activist
FAST & GLOBAL Summit
FAST & GLOBAL Talk Series
The FAST & GLOBAL SUMMIT returns at MIPCOM CANNES following the highly successful summit launched at MIPTV 2023, featuring the Talk Series and the FAST & GLOBAL roundtables and talks that will gather worldwide experts to provide a blueprint and discuss opportunities to distribute and programme FAST channels across international markets.
Unlocking AI Summit
This year, in response to the worldwide growing interest and concerns about Generative Artificial Intelligence, MIPCOM CANNES is inviting international AI-Experts on stage to discuss a technology whose term has gone viral but whose impact remains complex to measure. Through multiple showcases, debates and analysis, the UNLOCKING AI Summit will unveil the potential of Generative AI and what this fast-evolving machine intelligence means for the TV & Entertainment industry while addressing the associated ethical and legal concerns.
At MIPCOM Cannes, tailor-made sessions take networking opportunities to the next level, offering you a more personalized and focused experience. These sessions are carefully curated to match attendees with like-minded industry professionals, potential partners, and key decision-makers based on their specific interests and business objectives.
Market Intelligence Sessions
Cracking Audience Trends
Presented by Glance
Get the latest insights on the recent challenges of broadcasters and streamers, on the evolution of audience viewing habits, and on
the latest content trends.
Presented by The Wit
Fresh TV Formats, Fresh TV Fiction, Best of Fresh TV
Screen the latest content from around the world in this exclusive MIPCOM CANNES editions of Virginia Mouseler’s anticipated screenings.
Seaview Producers' Hub Programme
The Seaview Producers Hub is the annual business hive and fresh hang-out point for producers and everyone involved in co-productions worldwide.
Hosting all key creative sessions focused on co-production partnerships and financing across scripted and unscripted, the supersized Hub reflects the increased focus on the market for exploring early-stage development.
Focus on India
Co-productions: India's new push
What’s making it relevant, is that oodles of incentives are available – both at the Central government and State governmental levels. These are not empty promises – government officials and ministries are putting money on the table and life has become easier thanks to the rapid single window clearance process for all shooting projects. All this bodes well for those wanting to participate in India’s entertainment growth story. A discussion amongst government officials, players – both Indian and international – which have benefited, highlighting the best practices one needs to follow to succeed in India’s TV, film, OTT, animation and gaming sectors.
Indian Jewels: New offerings in TV, OTT, film and animation at MIPCOM 2023
Five leading Indian producers (two in animation, one each in OTT, film, and TV showcase their work and discuss how India’s creative prowess in on the rise).
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