Media Mastermind


A+E, YouTube added to MIPCOM Masterminds

Execs from A+E and YouTube have been added to the roster of Media Mastermind speakers at MIPCOM. Sean Cohan (above left), president, international and digital media, at A+E has been confirmed, as has YouTube’s original programming chief, Susanne Daniels. Ben Silverman, the former Electus and NBC entertainment boss who is now running A+E-backed producer Propagate, […]

MIPCOM 2013 keynote speakers announced

The keynote speakers in the ‘Media Mastermind’ strand for this year’s MIPCOM have been announced. Event organisers Reed Midem have signed up Frances Berwick, president of US cable net Bravo; Cécile Frot-Coutaz (pictured), CEO, FremantleMedia; Ryan Kavanaugh, CEO, Relativity Media; and Roy Price, director of Amazon Studios for this year’s conference. Reed Midem said the […]

Discovery’s David Zaslav to give MIPTV keynote

Discovery Communications’ president and CEO David Zaslav will give a keynote address at MIPTV in April. The Discovery boss will speak at the market as part of the MIPTV’s organiser’s Media Mastermind series. He will discuss the global content environment, recent international M&A activity including acquisitions of the SBS Nordic channels and a chunk of […]

Entertainment One boss Darren Throop to give MIPTV keynote

Entertainment One president and CEO Darren Throop will give a keynote address at MIPTV. The eOne boss will speak on the Monday of MIPTV and speak as part of the organiser’s Media Mastermind series. A statement from MIPTV said: “Following eOne’s recent acquisition of Alliance Entertainment, Darren Throop will discuss the future of his group’s […]

BBC and Endemol bosses confirmed for MIP TV keynotes

BBC controller of drama Ben Stephenson and Tim Hincks, president of global entertainment producer Endemol, will give keynote addresses at MIP TV in April. Hincks will give a Media Mastermind keynote touching on the major changes affecting the TV industry and how these impact on creativity. Ahead of speaking he said: “The pace of change […]