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

The 38th International Co-Production & Entertainment Content Market

The Seaview Producers Hub

An inaugural 1,000 SQM (10,673 SQFT) networking lounge & event space set against the backdrop of the Riviera Seaview introduced to reflect the increased focus at the market for exploring early-stage development and co-production partnerships.

Created to be the base of the new Co-Production Market with an increased focus on co-production & financing, the supersized Seaview Producers Hub will feature a well-appointed lounge with ample indoor and outdoor seating, and hundreds of daily meetings prioritized for creators, producers, commissioners, and development executives.

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Celebrate a world-class content marketplace

For buyers & commissioners

Whatever the genre, you'll find more new content at MIPCOM than anywhere else in the world:

Source and acquire the latest and very best content in every genre
Screen the future premium drama hit
Sharpen your industry understanding
Network with key rights-holders to broaden your business base
Discover new projects to finance and pre-buy

For sellers & producers

Meet the industry's top buyers and financiers as they converge on MIPCOM in search of new content:

Launch & promote your programmes to buyers from all over the world
Get up to date on the latest trends shaping the content industry
Promote your brand and content
Meet with and expand your international network
Find innovative financial models and co-production partners

Exhibition area

As the world's largest exhibition of international TV studios, distributors, and production companies, MIPCOM is the unrivaled cornerstone of business development for the global media and entertainment industry

2022 MIPCOM confirmed exhibitors 

Screenings & Showcases

Screenings and showcases are presented to delegates, buyers, and the international press, offering an exclusive look at the most-anticipated series and programmes across all genres from around the world.

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OneMIP Content Library

Discover the largest content library on the OneMIP digital platform, where production and distribution companies unveil their latest projects and finished programmes.

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The International Co-Production & Entertainment Content Market


17-20 October 2022

Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

Seaview Producers Hub' Programme

The supersized area is introduced to reflect the increased focus at the market for exploring early-stage development and co-production partnerships.

Created to be the base of the new Co-Production Market with an increased focus on co-production & financing, the supersized Seaview Producers Hub will feature a well-appointed lounge with ample indoor and outdoor seating, and hundreds of daily meetings prioritized for creators, producers, commissioners, and development executives.

Monday 17th October

Word of welcome                                                                                                                                                                               

Introduction to the Seaview Producers' Hub by MIPCOM CANNES Director Lucy Smith, Conference Director Tania Dugaro and organiser Laura Gragg.

Speaker(s): Lucy Smith, Director, MIPCOM CANNES

The changing face of international drama co-productions and local language content

How have the partnerships and deal-making changed? What are the new opportunities and how do these relate to the recent changes in streamer strategies? 

Moderator: Richard Middleton, Editor, TBI

Panelist(s): Lisa Perrin, Managing Director, International Production, ITV Studios; Anke Stoll, VP of Acquisitions and Coproductions, Keshet International; Matt Brodlie, Co-President, Upgrade Productions; Christian Vesper, President of Global Drama, Fremantle Media Ltd

How does french independent company 'Make It Happen Studio' make it happen?  

Known to the world as Sydney Gallonde, his small independent French production company is making big studio projects. How does he do it?

Speaker(s): Sydney Gallonde, CEO, Make It Happen Studio; Ludo Attal, SVP Production Financing, International TV Productions, MGM

OMDIA - An analysis of TV Co-productions' evolution through the pandemic

The growth of subscription streaming services, one of the few areas of the entertainment industry to gain momentum through the months of lockdown, has fuelled a boom in TV production.

Moderator: Tim Wescott, Senior Principal Analyst, OMDIA

Case study on german series "Punishment" with Constantin Film  

Oliver berben, Jan Ehlert and Laura Machutta will talk about how they developed, financed and produced this cutting-edge show.

Moderator: Albin Lewi, Artistic Director, CANNESERIES

Speaker(s): Oliver Berben, CEO, Constantin Film; Jan Ehlert, Writer & Producer, Constantin Television; Diana Bartha, Head of Sales and Acquisitions, Wild Bunch

The Talent Search - Public broadcasters as the new innovators

Farming new talents, finding new voices. How do you keep the talent local? The effects of recent changed in streamer content strategies...

Moderator: Danna Stern, Producer

Panelist(s): Morad Koufane, Head of International Scripted Series, France Télévisions; Elly Vervloet, International Drama Executive, VRT & coordinator, Drama initiative, EBU

Amazon Studios & Prime Video - European Content Strategy                                                                                                                                                 

What is Amazon's international strategy, how do you build an international slate? How some of the different national heads of Originals are working wih local producers?

Moderator: Leo Barraclough, Variety

Panelist(s): Thomas Dubois, Head of Originals, France; Nicole Morganti, Head of Originals, Italy; Ricardo Cabornero Llorente, Head of Content Acquisition, Spain; Sahar Baghery, Head of Content Acquisition, France

Boys Love Drama - A new drama sensation, made in Korea and trending throughout Asia

New voices, and a new angle on romance = big following! More on this Pan-Asian phenomenon.

Panelist(s): Jamie Kim, Head of Content Strategy, Manta; JaYoung GOO, Executive Producer, J WONDER; Hiroaki Saiki, Head of Global Distribution, Animation Division, TV Tokyo

The Boom in Spanish language content: collaborations between Spain & Latin America

The focus is all on Spanish-language right now. What has changed and what kinds of deals and partnerships are forming?

Moderator: Irene Jiménez Miragaya, Co-Founder & TV Editor, Audiovisual 451

Panelist(s): Maria Valenzuela, General Manager, Movistar Plus International; Jose Diego del Pozo, Manager of Fiction Content, Atresmedia;  Xavier Toll, Head of Scripted Development, Zeta;  Bilai Joa Silar, SVP of OTT Content, TelevisaUnivision

France 2030: Making France one of the top destinations for production worldwide

The demand for feature film and TV production has reached an all time high in France last year. French president Emmanuel Macron has announced an unprecedented 350M€ plan to double the physical and digital production capacities as well as number of trained people in the industry. How does France prepare for the race being amongst the top destinations worldwide for production?


Speaker(s): Vincent Florant, Director of Digital, CNC

Tuesday 18th October

The Seaview Producers Hub Welcome Opening Party

Presented by Audiovisual from Spain

As the sun sets in Cannes, MIPCOM bedazzles with a nightly networking programme. Join producers, commissioners, distributors, content buyers and creatives in a unique Welcome Opening Party presented by Audiovisual from Spain at the Seaview Producers Hub on Tuesday 18th October at 5:30pm and enjoy the latest Spanish content releases.

FRAPA Formats Summit                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Hear exclusive insights from top leaders of the global format industry, view a unique presentation of the hottest new titles from K7, and network with industry luminaries at this must attend annual event for those who create, make, buy and sell formats.

Panelist(s): David Ciaramella, Communication Manager, K7 Media; Hannes Hiller, SVP Content Development ProSieben & Sat.1, Seven.One Entertainment Group GmbH; Phil Gurin, President & CEO, The Gurin Company; Jessica Schmiedchen, Director of Development, Unscripted Content, CBC; Jan Salling, Head of BBC Studios Nordics, BBC Studios

International Co-production - Looking to the future                                                                                     

Production budgets are soaring as audience expectations continue to rise. With single territory licence fees no longer sufficient for producers to make the programmes and series they want to produce, Co-Production are proved to be the future model even with the major global SVODS. 

Moderator: Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge

Panelist(s): Lilla Hurst, Global Heads of Acquisition and Partnerships, Blue Ant Media; Patrick Carr, CEO/Founder, Mandarin Film/247 Pictures; Manoj Abraham Mathew, Executive Vice President & Territory Head - Americas & MENAPT, ZEE Network; Figs Jackman, EVP, Spring Films

The Evolution of Scripted at Banijay                                                                                                                                                                     

A global content group that spans 22 territories worldwide, Banijay has quickly evolved into the scripted producer of choice for broadcasters and platforms alike. The panellists will share how the company and its labels have progressed to be top local players for the global and their respective markets. 

Moderator: Mansha Daswani, Worldscreen

Panelist(s): Lars Blomgren, Head of Scripted, Banijay; Karen Wilson, MD, KUDOS; Alex de la Iglesia, Founder, Pokeepsie;  Carolina Bang, Founder, Pokeepsie; Max Malka, Head of Scripted, Endemol Shine, Finland

Spotlight on African drama producers - Highlighting talents & co-production opportunities

The latest on talents, production and financing from South African and Nigerian producers. Collaborations, opportunities, challenges.

Moderator: Ijeoma Onah, CEO SuperTV & Founder Nigerian International Film & TV Summit

Panelist(s): Fahmeeda Cassim-Surtee, CEO, DStv Media Sales, South Africa;  Biodun Stephen, ShutterSpeed Projects, Nigeria;  Nimrod Geva, Producer, Quizzical Pictures, South Africa


Producers TOOL-KIT: focus on unscripted financing & monetisation (Unscripted)                                                                                                      

In today’s increasingly competitive television market place a producer needs all the tools they can lay their hands on. In this panel we discuss how to maximise your revenue across multiple windows working with many of the smaller, regional and niche SVODS and returns from original music scores and the pros and cons of sync placements. 

Moderator: Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge

Speaker(s): Wendy Bernfeld, Rights Stuff TV, Netherlands; Sophie Ferron, President, MEDIA RANCH; David Cornwall, Managing Director, Scorpion TV

Wednesday 19th October

Stand up and coproduce. The Ukrainian experience     

Come learn about the innovative solutions and initiatives found by the Ukrainian audio-visual industry in the face of unprecedented challenges caused by the full-scale war waging in the country since February 24. They will talk about the achievements of the Ukrainian market during these seven-and-a-half months of war – new heroes and the stories they are ready to tell. This session will feature representatives of the leading Ukrainian media companies and their international partners that have launched joint projects in the last months.
In partnership with Kyiv Media Week 

Moderator: David Ciaramella, K7 Media

Panelist(s): to be announced!

Funding Creativity - Meet the investors / gap financiers     

Access to investment and funding to meet rising programming budgets is a proving a challenge for independent producers and production companies.  With streamers moving increasingly towards payment on delivery terms and broadcasters fixing licence fees often below the cost of production, funding is becoming increasingly important. 

Moderator: Amanda Groom, Managing Director, The Bridge

Panelist(s): Marlon Vogelgesang, CEO, Media Finance Capital; Gal Yissar, CEO, New Legend TV Israel

Creative deal-making                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Innovative approaches to deal making and funding to bring content to the widest possible audience. And a look at how distribution companies have become the key co-producing partners in piecing together financing for independent producers.

Moderator: Richard Middleton, TBI

Panelist(s): Emmanuelle Guilbart, co-CEO, APC; Sharon Levi, CEO, YES Studios; Leona Connell, EVP Distribution, NEWEN Connect


Unscripted international co-production case study 

The three key decision-makers showcase how they created an ambitious Canadian / German coproduction to reveal the latest scientific insights into the biology and lived realities of gender.

Moderator: Peter Hamilton

Speaker(s): Kay Siering, Managing Director, Spiegel TV; Michael McMahon, Executive Producer, Primitive Entertainment Inc.;  Ralf Rückauer, Vice President Unscripted, ZDF Studios

'SPACE MISSION SENEGAL' SCIENCE MAJORS BACK INDIE DIRECTOR                                                                                                                                      

Unscripted international co-production case study 

Takeaways from an independent producer / director on creating for PBS NOVA and Terra Mater Studios a special that features a Muslim astronomer’s mission to bring Space science to Senegal.

Moderator: Peter Hamilton

Speaker(s): Ruth Berry, Director / Producer, Terra Mater Studios


Unscripted international co-production case study 

The session showcases the making and distribution of a “deeply affecting” theatrical documentary about a secret chapter in LGBTQ history. CASA SUSANNA reveals how in the 1950’s and 60’s, transgender men and women found a safe place to express their true selves in a rural New York hideaway.  

Moderator: Peter Hamilton

Speaker(s): Fabrice Puchault, Head of Society & Culture, ARTE France

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