IBC


How space programming evolved from no-go zone to no holds barred

Ahead of his ‘Space On The Big Screen’ session at IBC later today (16 September), Arrow Media co-founder and creative director Tom Brisley details the trajectory of space programming from a no-go zone among commissioners to a flourishing genre with myriad partners.  It used to be that if you were pitching factual content to US […]

YouTube: TV is our ‘fastest growing screen’

The television is the “fastest growing screen” for YouTube, while TV content is notching up hundreds of thousands of years of watch time on the service, according to YouTube chief product officer Google senior vice president Neal Mohan. Delivering a keynote speech at IBC yesterday, Mohan said that while more than 70% of YouTube viewing […]

Ang Lee lined up for IBC

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon and Brokeback Mountain director Ang Lee will give the keynote address at the IBC trade show in Amsterdam later this year. The movie screenwriter, producer and director will give his IBC address on the Monday of the event (September 12) as part of its Big Screen Experience strand. Lee is credited […]

MIPCOM reaches out to channels with ‘distribution day’

Reed Midem is introducing a new conference strand designed specifically to lure channel operators and their clients. The Global Distribution Day will run on the Monday of this year’s MIPCOM market, wrapping in time for James Murdoch’s keynote at the end of the first day of the event in Cannes. “Channel distribution is a growing […]

Professor Brian Cox to keynote TV tech confab

Broadcaster and physicist Professor Brian Cox is due to give a keynote address at the IBC Conference in Amsterdam this September. Cox, who is known for factual series like the BBC’s Wonders of the Universe, will take part in a keynote session called ‘Television’s Expanding Universe’ on Sunday September 16. The particle physicist and one-time […]