│Conferences - MIP Cancun │


│4 of the most strategic days of Latin American TV

Designed to connect with TV industry leaders and inspire, the MIP Cancun Online+ Conference Program features exclusive conferences, insightful keynotes and panels focused on LatAm and US Hispanic topics.

| A view from the top

Keynotes: JC Acosta, ViacomCBS International Studios & Networks Americas, Marcos Santana, Telemundo Global Studios. Super Panel: Disney+

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| Production Accelerator

What are the new rules of engagement following a period of standstill and how are producers gearing up to capitalize on what will be an explosive growth in demand for premium original content.

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| In Conversation with

Up close online sessions with top leaders executives in TV content and TV co-production. Next up on the agenda. Recent developments and objectives for the coming year.

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| Market Intelligence

Master the new world order with cutting-edge market analysis and insights on content consumption, production, and platform proliferation trends.

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| A view from the top - Keynotes & Super Panels

Industry leaders share their vision of the future & outline steps they’ve taken to remain competitive in a fast-evolving market.

| JC Acosta

ViacomCBS sets its sights to play a pivotal role in Latin America by transforming its business models across its pay TV services, Pluto TV AVOD services, Paramount + SVOD platform and ViacomCBS’s International Studios.

Keynote Speaker: JC Acosta, President, ViacomCBS International Studios & Networks Americas

| Marcos Santana

Marcos Santana will share his insights on Telemundo Global Studios’ cross platform development, production, execution & COVID-19 health standard strategies. Highlight on the upcoming series from Telemundo like “La Suerte de Loli” &“Armas de Mujer” to be featured on NBCUniversal’s streaming platform, Peacock. 

Keynote Speaker: Marcos Santana, President, Telemundo Global Studios

| Disney+ Super Panel

DISNEY+: Regional Branded and non-branded content objectives.
Shared management perspectives on divisional goals for regionally produced content for Disney+ to complement the streaming service’s extensive Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and National Geographic global libraries.

Speakers: Leonardo Aranguibel, Head of Production Operations & Strategy, The Walt Disney Company Latin America; Cecilia Mendonca, Head of content development, Kids, Young Adults & Family, The Walt Disney Company Latin America; Fernando Semenzato, Head of development & production for National Geographic Latin America, The Walt Disney Company Latin America.


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| Fresh TV

2 unmissable sessions: a real-time guide on viewing trends for SCRIPTED DRAMA/FICTION and FORMATS originating from Latin America, Spain, and Turkey.

Speaker: Virginia Mouseler, CEO,
The Wit 

| FTI Consulting

Global hits are no longer limited to Hollywood studios. This session outlines key success factors to pivot towards producing premium content for global markets.

Speaker: Dan Punt, Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting  


What's next for Streaming Services. Streaming sparked a creative revolution. Will this content trend continue as established studios with deep pockets enter the arena? 

Speaker: Ivan Marchant,
VP, Comscore 

| Parrot Analytics

Broadcast TV Series that Succeed on OTT. Discover what are the early indicators & commonalities shared by broadcast TV shows that replicate or augment their success on streaming platforms.

Speaker: Alejandro Rojas, Director of Applied Analytics, Parrot Analytics 

| Production Accelerator - Slates and Trends

| A producer’s journey through uncertainty

Producers are hardwired to deliver. So what’s their response to an unplanned confinement? This session delves deep into a producer’s mind in search of productive coping mechanisms and the definition of new paradigms.

Speaker: Billy Rovzar, CEO, Lemon Studios, Mexico; Moises Chiver, Producer and Co-Founder of Alazraki Films; Leonardo Zimbron, Head of scripted, Endemol Shine, Mexico

| TV financing: models, tools, and criteria for investment

A combined set of both standard and emerging perspectives on how project underwriting decisions are made, where to look for financing, types of investment, and what to have in place before seeking funding.

Speakers: Richard Gray, Managing Director and Co-Founder de ACF Investment Bank; Ignacio R. De Medina, VP & Executive Producer, Grupo Black Panther; Georgina Borbolla – CEO, BOLD, US. 

| Optimizing the prod. of scripted & non-scripted premium content

This panel of industry veterans will share their innovative approaches with respect to commissioning, production, post production, and delivery processes of premium scripted and non-scripted content targeted to global audiences.

Speakers: Derek Stoops, EVP, Clovis Entertainment, US; Alejandro Uribe, CEO, Exile, US; Juan Maldonado, CEO, Litopos, Mexico


| In Conversation with - MIP Cancun

| In Conversation with DISCOVERY: Pivot in production, non-scripted and documentary TV

Insights on systemic changes in commissioning strategies and the implementation of new production schemes in response to compressed production opportunities.

Speakers: Michaela Giorelli, VP Production & Development, Discovery Networks Latin America / U.S. Hispanic (US); Rafael Rodriguez, Director of Production, Discovery Networks Latin America / U.S. Hispanic (US); Adriana Cechetti, Director of Production, Discovery Networks Latin America / U.S. Hispanic (US)

| In conversation with SONY: Upcoming slate, stand on diversity, and deal-types

The studio reveals its upcoming slate of projects; elaborates on tent pole projects, some which reflect its strong commitment to diversity; and shares its approach to generating optimal co-production deals.

Speaker: Ana Bond, SVP and Managing Director, International Production Latin America, Sony Pictures Entertainment

| In Conversation with CARACOL: fireside chat with award winning showrunners & executives

The experience of working across genres, holding different job functions, as well as producing and writing for different platforms has provided this award-winning company with a unique perspective and ability to create breakout hits.

Speakers: Dago Garcia, VP of Production and Content, Caracol; Juana Uribe, Vicepresidente de Canal, Caracol; Catalina Porto, Executive Production Manager, Caracol TV

| In conversation with A+E NETWORKS: The reality behind reality TV

As most of the world came to a halt, A&E quickly adapted and scaled production under a new set of guidelines to ensure coverage of a critical moment in time.

Speakers: Miguel Brailovsky, SVP Programming & Production, A+E Networks Latin America (Argentina); Carmen Larios, Senior Vice President/ Head of Content, A+E Networks Latin America (Mexico)

│MIP Cancun Formats Pitch

Now in its second edition the MIP Cancun Formats Pitch - in association with all3media international - is a pitching competition open to all producers from Latin American and US Hispanic markets to present new and original, non-scripted entertainment formats. It will take place online.


| PRODU Awards back at MIP Cancun

PRODU Awards is back with MIP Cancun for the second year for a 100% digital edition under the motto « Recognizing Excellence in the TV Industry » .

The awards include 3 main categories : Content – Talent and Marketing. MIP Cancun delegates will be able to screen the virtual ceremony through MIP Cancun Online+.

Save the date: November 19th – 8 p.m. (GMT Cancun).
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