TBI Fireside Chat


TBI Fireside Chat with Whip Media EVP & GM Sherry Brennan

Whip Media’s Sherry Brennan joins TBI editor Richard Middleton to discuss the rapidly changing world of distribution and to explain what her company’s new Content Licensing Platform can offer both buyers and sellers of content.

The former Fox and Cablevision exec also looks ahead to where the distribution industry is headed next and explains how her company is aiming to put data front and centre in its new licensing platform.

TBI Fireside Chat with Applause Entertainment’s CEO, Sameer Nair

Sameer Nair, CEO at India’s Applause Entertainment, joins TBI editor Richard Middleton to discuss the huge opportunities emerging in his country as streamers such as Netflix, Disney and Amazon join regional players to create a hugely competitive sector.

Nair also reveals Applause’s international strategy, its financing potential and its desire for more global partnerships, as well as the company’s expansive slate and its work with companies such as BBC Studios and TF1 on scripted format adaptations of shows such as Luther.

TBI Fireside Chat with Julia Dick, Consultant Executive Producer, Survivor

Julia Dick, consultant executive producer for Banijay Rights – and recent winner of TBI’s Outstanding Contribution To Content award – has worked on reality format Survivor for almost two decades. Here, she shares some behind the scenes secrets from the show with TBI editor Richard Middleton and considers what has contributed to the format’s longevity, as well as revealing which member of the Trump family featured on the show.

TBI Fireside Chat with Cineflix Right’s CEO, Chris Bonney

Cineflix Rights CEO Chris Bonney joins TBI editor Richard Middleton to discuss some of the highlights of the company’s slate, which straddles both scripted and unscripted – including kids cooking competition format Step Up To The Plate, factual special Warrior Women With Lupita Nyong’o and returning thriller Marcella. The exec also reveals what 2021 has in store for him as he prepares to leave the company, after more than three decades in the industry to date.

TBI Fireside Chat with Federation Entertainment’s Monica Levy & Jean-Michel Ciszewski

Monica Levy and Jean-Michel Ciszewski, Federation Entertainment co-heads of international for drama, join TBI editor Richard Middleton to unveil the French company’s expansive new scripted slate, including recent CANNESERIES winners Partisan and Red Light.
Levy and Ciszewski also discuss new drama highlights including French series Cheyenne & Lola and Israeli hit Blackspace, and reveal the latest production news for their hugely ambitious new English-language series Around The World In 80 Days.

TBI Fireside Chat with Vuulr’s Ian Mckee – The Democratisation of Content

Vuulr CEO & founder Ian Mckee joins TBI editor Richard Middleton to discuss how the digital marketplace is enabling buyers to find a wider selection of content and sellers to uncover new markets for their shows.

Mckee also reveals the countries that have been quickest to adopt digital distribution, as well as how the service is making the acquisition process more efficient for the biggest and the most boutique distributors.

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