MIPCOM - The world’s entertainment content market
16-19 October 2023
Palais des Festivals, Cannes

Networking Events

Networking in the Television Industry

Network with the people who matter in the global entertainment industry through a variety of tailor-made events and matchmaking sessions. In-booth meetings, opening and closing parties, thought-leadership events, breakfast and lunches are but a few of the prime opportunities MIPCOM has to offer.


Networking Areas at MIPCOM 2022

At MIPCOM CANNES, deals also get done through limitless serendipity, with business opportunities from morning until night, all against the backdrop of the Cannes’ fabled Croisette on France’s Cote D’Azur.

Buyers Club
Breakfast and drinks at the Seaview Producers Hub


Women Mentoring & Networking Breakfast

MIPCOM, in partnership with médiaClub'Elles, is organised the 8th edition of the International Mentoring & Networking event for Women in Film, TV and digital media. This informal breakfast event has become an essential opportunity for women from all over the world to meet, network, inspire and offer professional support in their business. 

From left to right: Mounia Aram, Founder & President, Mounia Aram Company, France; Sharon Levi, Managing Director, Yes Studios, Israel; Jennifer Twiner McCarron, CEO, Thunderbird Entertainment and Atomic Cartoons, Canada; Lilla Hurst, Global Head of Acquisitions & Partnerships, Blue Ant Media, UK; Pandora da Cunha Telles, Producer/Partner, Ukbar Filmes, Portugal; Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge, UK; Jennifer BATTY, European Head of Content Acquisitions, Samsung TV Plus, UK; Caroline Béhar, Head of Documentary Coproductions and International Acquisitions, France Televisions, France; Claudia Vaccarone, Inclusion Strategy Consultant, Independant Consultant, Switzerland


Networking Breakfast at the Seaview Producers Hub

At the MIPCOM Producers’ hub, the drama co-production breakfasts are MIP's annual gathering of top creative and business leaders shaping today’s international drama. It is about keeping up in an ever-changing TV landscape. Join your table host and exchange about your experiences and challenges in recent productions. There is no pre-arranged seating.

International Drama Networking Breakfast

From left to right: Julie Hodge, VP of Editorial for global drama, Fremantle, UK; Noel Hedges, Executive Vice President of Acquisitions, eOne Television, UK; Sydney Gallonde, CEO, MAKE IT HAPPEN STUDIO, France; Anne Thomopoulos, Executive Producer, Legendary Global, UK; Stephen Mowbray, Head of Series & Kids, VIAPLAY, SE; Morad Koufane, Directeur Séries Internationales, France TV, France; Marc Lorber, International TV Co-pros and Acq, Lionsgate, UK/US; Laura Minarro, VP of International Coproduction, Buendia Studios, Spain; Caroline Kusser, EVP, Head of Series, Upgrade Productions

Drama Co-production Networking Breakfast

From left to right: Rodolphe Buet, CEO, Newen Connect, France; David Ellender, CEO Studios, Chicken Soup for the Soul Television Group, USA; Sharon Hughff, Creative Director Scripted UK, Entertainment One, UK; Helen Gregory, Creative Director, See-Saw Films, UK; Emmanuelle Guilbart, Joint-CEO, About Premium Content, France; Lars Blomgren, Head of Scripted, Banijay, France; Anke Stoll, VP of Acquisitions and Co-productions, Keshet International, UK; Ashok Namboodiri, Chief Business Officer - International Business, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited, United Arab Emirates

2022 MIPCOM CANNES Opening Party & Red Carpet

From the small screen to rope line, a parade of stars kicks off the MIPCOM CANNES Opening Party, featuring the hottest new talent from this year’s crop of hit series.

MIPCOM Buyers Awards for Japanese Drama 2022

Presented by International Drama Festival in Tokyo

The MIPCOM Buyers’ Award for Japanese Drama” started in 2009 as a collaboration between MIPCOM and the International Drama Festival in TOKYO. Since then, it has been held annually as one of the MIPCOM official events. It is dedicated to presenting and promoting Japanese content selected by MIPCOM Buyers. Winners will be announced on Monday 17 October in Cannes.

WORKSHOP - Get ready to go FAST

Hosted by Global Media Consult

Everyone keeps talking about FAST, but not everyone has done it yet. Take a seat at this roundtable discussion with Ad-supported-streaming business experts, an informal and interactive session to get educational insights and practical recommendations on why and how to go FAST. 

First come, first served! 

Content & Programming - Publisher Perspective

Table 1 - Co-Hosted by Valerio Motti, Fremantle and Stéphanie Meyer, Totalmedia Solutions SA

Content & Programming - Platform Perspective

Table 2 - Co-Hosted by Jorge Balleste,  TelevisaUnivision and Stephan Königfeld, channelfactory.tv

Advertising & Technology - Publisher

Table 3 - Co-Hosted by Stefan Van Engen, Xumo and Marco Frazier, Global Media Consult

Advertising & Technology - Platforms

Table 4 - Co-Hosted by Craig Heiting, Wurl and Christian Knaebel, Global Media Consult

Technology & Requirements -Publishers

Table 5 - Co-Hosted by Larry Schwartz, OTTera and Marion Ranchet, The Local Act

Technology & Requirements - Platforms

Table 6 - Co-Hosted by Thomas Link, MuxIP and Janet Greco, Broadcast Projects

Women in Global Entertainment Power Lunch

Since 2012, MIPCOM hosts the Annual Women in Global Entertainment
Lunch. Held in partnership with A+E Networks, MIPCOM’s annual
thought-leadership and networking lunch gathers the world’s most
influential women shaping the future of TV and entertainment.



In partnership with A+E Networks

Only by invitation!

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