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3 of the most strategic days of Latin American TV deal making under the sun.

  • Program

    Designed to connect with TV industry leaders, the Program includes 1-to-1 meetings, Exclusive international Screenings, Insightful Keynotes, Conferences, and Networking Events

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  • Program

    Day 1TUESDAY 13 NOVEMBER

    16.30-17.15 Speaker: Virginia Mouseler, CEO, The Wit, Switzerland

    FRESH TV The new normal: an unprecedented explosion in content viewing across all devices and platforms, impressive subscriber increases, a voracious appetite to watch stories from around the world. THE WIT's one-of-a kind media analysis will showcase the latest trends of high performing Spanish, Turkish and Latin American content in the region and throughout the globe

    Key benefits: A real time guide on content viewing trends A compass to orient content acquisitions strategies A MIP exclusive tool to help define slate development initiatives

    17.30-18.30

    Screening - To be announced

    18.45-19.45

    Screening - To be announced

    20.00-22.00

    Pre-Opening drinks, hosted by Latin Media Corp and VIP 200

    Day 2WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER

    08.15-09.20

    NETWORKING BREAKFAST

    10.00-10.30

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    10.30-11.00

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    11.15-12.15

    SCREENING To be announced

    12.15-13.30

    NETWORKING LUNCH

    13.45-14.15

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    14.15-14.45

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    14.45-15.15

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    15.15-15.45

    COFFEE BREAKS & OPEN MEETINGS

    15.45-16.25 Speakers: TBC

    THE MANY FACE OF FINANCING As content development grows in Latin America as well as cross border partnerships, financing, remains a critical part of any project. Hear from leading experts on various financing models including : pre-sales, self-funding, government-backed initiatives, co-productions, Corporate banking TV production funds, and joint ventures.

    Key benefits: Assimilate perspectives on best practices in financing as viewed by executives who operate at different points of the content creation spectrum How to assess project requirements as a function of financing Generate insights on project-specific financing mechanisms

    16.35-17.20 Speakers: TBC

    TALENT AGENTS: THE ADVOCATES OF CREATIVE TALENT Meet the entertainment industry’s dealmakers who now more than ever play a key role in bringing together talent, producers, and financiers for TV and film projects. Find out how Talent Agencies work with broadcasters, pay TV networks and OTT platforms to produce in the US and around the globe, and how they can help creatives find success.

    Key benefits: Significance of a talent agent in the life of creatives Preparing to pitch a project Essentials of project packaging

    17.30-18.15 Speakers: TBC

    CONVERSATIONS WITH SHOWRUNNERS A rare opportunity to hear from leading show runners on the essentials involved in identifying and developing breakthrough stories for television.

    18.30-19.30

    SCREENING To be announced

    19.45-22.30

    MIP CANCUN OPENING PARTY

    Day 3THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER

    08.15-09.20

    NETWORKING BREAKFAST

    09.30-10.00

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    10.00-10.30

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    10.30-11.00

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    11.15-12.00

    SUPERPANEL

    12.15-13.15

    NETWORKING LUNCH

    14.00-14.30

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    14.30-15.00

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    15.00-15.30

    30 MINUTES WITH To be announced

    15.30-16.00

    COFFEE BREAKS & OPEN MEETINGS

    16.00-16.30 Speakers: Francisco Cordero, Co-Founder & CEO , BTF Media, Mexico Leonardo Aranguibel, Director of Production, Disney Media Distribution, US

    FROM BOOK TO SCRREN: EL SECRETO DE SELENA, A CASE STUDY What are the challenges of producing a TV adaption from a best-seller book? El Secreto de Selena, based on journalist Maria Celeste Arraras’ book about the death of latina icon Selena Quintanilla-Perez, is a new series co-produced by, BTF Media, Disney Media Distribution, and Latin World Entertainment. Learn directly from the key personalities behind the show launched in Latin America on TNT and in the US with Telemundo.

    Key benefits: Market conditions and creative sensibilities driving the decision-making process in selecting this project Challenges of straddling the line between authenticity and creativity in book adaptations How were casting & other above-the-line decisions made

    16.45-17.15 Speakers: TBC

    LATAM PRODUCER SUCCESS STORIES Changing market conditions that include a wider range of content outlets and increasing demand for fresh ideas gives producers unprecedented options to pursue their passion for story-telling. Learn from independent producers in Latin America, who’ve faced it all, how they achieved success including details on story development, budgeting, physical production, contract negotiations and scaling.

    Key benefits: Creative roadmaps: from project idea to delivery of a finished product Production roadmaps: development, pre-production, production & post production Business affairs roadmaps: negotiating fair deals with talent and buyers

    17.30-18.15 Speakers: TBC

    THE GOLDEN ERA OF HISPANIC DRAMA TBC

    19.30-21.30

    MIP CANCUN EVENT TBC

    Day 4FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER

    8.15-9.20

    NETWORKING BREAKFAST

    9.30-10.00

    30 MINUTES WITH

    10.00-10.30

    30 MINUTES WITH

    10.30-11.00

    30 MINUTES WITH

    11.00-11.30

    COFFEE BREAKS & OPEN MEETINGS

    11.30-12.10

    CASE STUDY: ADAPTATIONS FROM LATAM TO US TBC

    12.20-13.10 Speaker: Paula Taborda dos Guaranys, Head of Content and Programming, GLOOB, GLOOBINHO - GRUPO GLOBOSAT, Brasil

    THE NEXUS BETWEEN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING AND ENTERTAINMENT The most important competitive asset Latin America has to offer is its youth. This panel explores the best approach towards straddling the line between education and entertainment, competitiveness and profitability, making inroads into overcoming Latin America’s digital divide, and addresses trends, frameworks, as well as varying business models.

    Key benefits: Learn from top content executives on developing education content for the Latam region and beyond Discover different business and rights models (sharings and who keeps the rights) and how to make the most of merchandising Learn what is live action

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    Up to 6 sessions per day - a strategic moment to receive programming and production briefs directly from senior executives of industry-leading companies.

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