MIPCOM - The world’s entertainment content market
17-20 October 2022
Palais des Festivals, Cannes

Networking Events at MIPCOM

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.

MIPCOM 2021 - 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 - “How do we upskill Producers during a global skills shortage crisis?”

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

Table #4: - "Global Factual Co-production....The Road Forward ?"

Hosted by – Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge

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

Table #6: How To Make Your Format Travel

Hosted by - by Tanja van der Goes,  Senior Vice President Europe, Media Ranch

MIPCOM 2021 - Women Mentoring with MediaClub'Elles

International Mentoring & Networking Event for Women in TV, Film & Digital Media

From left to right

Helene Auro, Sales and Marketing Director, Reinvent Studio, Denmark
Simona Ercolani, Founder & CEO, Stand by Me, Italy
Amanda Groom,
Managing Director, The Bridgen UK
Sarah Hemar,
Executive Director, UniFrance, France

From left to right

Marina Narishkin, CEO, Millimages, France
Bouchra Rejani,
CEO, WeMake, France
Vanessa Shapiro,
CEO, Nicely Entertainment, USA
Marina Williams,
Co founding partner, Asacha Media Group, UK

MIPCOM 2021 - 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 2021 - Re-Connect

A series of exclusive interactive conferences and networking formats

DRAMA Community back together

Powered by The Entertainment Master Class Showrunning Initiative

Monday - 9.45-10.30


Michael Loeb, CEO, WDR
Sune Roland Jensen, Chief Content Officer, TV2 Denmark
Patrick  Connolly, Consultant
Alexander Tanno, CEO, Nice Drama
Patrick  Nebout  Managing Director / Executive Producer Drama Corp
Erik Pack, EVP, Global Distribution & Co-Production Boat Rocker Rights
Moritz Polter, Managing Director & Executive Producer, Windlight Pictures

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.

Lisette van Diepen, Owner, Marphes Media
Jan Salling, Head of BBC Studios Nordics
Carlotta Rossi Spencer, Head of Format Acquisitions, Banijay
Avi Armoza, Founder and CEO of Armoza Formats
David Ciaramella, Communications Manager, K7Media

MIPCOM 2021 - 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

Even with the best scripts, talent and concepts, financial support is playing an increasingly essential role in enabling producers to move concepts into programmes. This series of fast-paced interviews features essential briefs from global content’s top financing partners —including banks, private investors, and those involved in production funds. Here investors reveal the opportunities they are seeking, describe how they like to work and how to best approach them with your ideas.

Speakers :

Claudia Bluemhuber , CEO, Managing Partner, Producer , Silver Reel Partners - Switzerland

Robert  McCrea, Managing Director, New World Film Finance, UK

Nicky Davies-Williams, CEO, DCD Rights - United Kingdom

Jordan Nutson, Director of global content, 108 Media – Canada

Moderator : Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge, - UK

Producers’ Showcases

French Dailies: extending dailies audience and production know-how successes to international markets

Presented by Newen

Discover new potential production partners presented by major broadcasters in a series of interviews of seasoned producers from key territories sharing their development and production slate.


Speakers :

Rodolphe Buet, Chief Distribution Officer, Newen Studios           

Sarah Farahmand, Producer,  Ici tout commence             

Aude Thevenin, Producer, Demain nous appartient

Moderator :
Marjorie Paillon, Presenter – Founder, I Love Productions