MIP Cancun Conference Program

3 of the most strategic days of Latin American TV

Designed to connect with TV industry leaders, the MIP Cancun Conference Program includes 1-to-1 meetings, exclusive international screenings, insightful keynotes, conferences, and networking events. 


Keynote: Erik Barmack

After nearly a decade-long run at Netflix’s where he spearheaded and led the area of international originals whose slate of over 100 productions includes global hits such as La Casa de Las Flores, Club de Cuervos and Elite, Barmack’s new venture Wild Sheep Content is set to produce a slate of projects with producers in Spain, Brazil, India and Holland.  During the course of this chat, Barmack will discuss perspectives on best practices in production and the value passionate storytelling.  He will also share his views with respect to identifying local stories with a global appeal, as well as working with creatives across the globe.

Plenary sessions

Historical fiction: Hernán, a case study

The highly-anticipated series “Hernán”, a Mexican-Spanish co-production, will be presented during a MIP Cancun case study featuring Fidela Navarro, CEO of Dopamine; Julian de Tavira, Showrunner (Mexico); Miguel Brailovsky, SVP Programming & Production, History Latin America; and Curro Royo, Showrunner (Spain).

Fresh TV

The Wit will be back for a new session of Fresh TV! Discover the latest content trends around the world and get inspired by success stories.

Insight sessions

Explore possibilities in financing, rights and current trends in the field of international content development. 

Spain: Building-up global ambitions

With César Benitez (CEO, Plano a Plano) and Gonzalo Sagardía (CEO and Executive Producer, Onza)

The showrunners role in Latin America

With Daniel Posada (Producer El Chapo, Showrunner Tijuana), Fernando Rovzar (Showrunner, Lemon Studios) and Marco Polo Constandse (Producer/Director, Filmadora).
Sponsored by Centro.

Innovation in premium storytelling

Hear from Mariana Perez, Head of General Entertainment Productions and Leonardo Aranguibel, Head of Production Operations and Strategy, The Walt Disney Company.

Country focus: Colombia

With Ana Piñeres (VP and Creative Producer, CMO Producciones), Alejandro Toro (Head of Production, RCN), Diego Ramirez Schrempp (Executive Producer, Dynamo) and Catalina Porto (Executive Manager Production, Caracol).

In conversation with

A strategic moment to receive programming and production briefs directly from senior TV executives from industry-leading companies.

Marcelo Tamburri
Vice Presidente de Desarrollo de Contenido
Turner Latin America

Joanna Lombardi
Head of Fiction Latinoamerica

Andres Reymondes
Head CEO US Hispanics and LatAm

Nacho Gil
Head of Development and Creative
Vice Studios

Ana Paula Valdovinos
VP Production and Development
Telemundo International Studios

Networking sessions

Eat & Meet

Breakfasts and lunch events to connect you onsite with heads of programming, development executives, international TV producers and creatives.

Networking events

The best networking opportunities to make new contact & meet the full MIP Cancun community during exclusives events. 

WAWA Networking Mentoring Breakfast

The Worldwide Audiovisual Women Association will host its first Mentoring Breakfast at MIP Cancun on November 22nd. By invitation only.

More speakers

Manuel Martí
Head of International Development and Multiplatform Content

Chris Philip
President Starlings Television
Starlings Entertainment

Peter Nadermann
Managing Director
Nadcon Film GmbH