2016 Agenda

Kensington Ballroom

8am – 9.15am

Registration & light breakfast

Light breakfast in Hampton Court on the third floor

9.20am

Welcome

9.30am

NEW DRAMA, NEW MODELS: US CHANNELS DRAMATIC PERSPECTIVE

Leading US channels discuss their current and future drama strategies, set against the fast-changing, post streaming entertainment landscape. What’s working, what’s on the development agenda, and their plans for the future.
Moderator: David Jenkinson

Carmi Zlotnik President of programming, Starz

Elaine Frontain Bryant EVP and head of programming, A&E Network

Nena Rodrigue EVP, original programming, acquisitions and production, BBC America

Francesca Orsi Senior vice president, HBO Programming

10.20am

NEW DRAMA NEW MODELS: INSIDE AMAZON ORIGINALS

Morgan Wandell, head of drama series at Amazon Studios, unveils the platform’s latest originals slate together with key showrunners who are developing new material for the platform.
Moderator: David Jenkinson

Morgan Wandell Head of drama series, Amazon Studios

11am

Networking break

11.30am

NEW DRAMA, NEW MODELS: INTERNATIONAL CHANNELS’ DRAMATIC PERSPECTIVE

Top international drama buyers and commissioners provide their take on the current market and outline how their own drama acquisition strategies compete, conflict with or complement new US production.
Moderator: Ed Waller

Marie Jacobson EVP, programming and production, Networks, Sony Pictures Television

Susanne Müller Executive director feature films, ZDF

Richard Finlayson Director of Television, ABC Australia

Stephen Mowbray Head of acquisitions, SVT

12.15pm

NEXT GENERATION COPRODUCTION

Where to next? With the US becoming increasingly open to international coproduction, and domestic audiences more receptive to European drama, leading coproducers and financiers unveil new initiatives and explain how they are looking develop new collaborations across borders.
Moderator: Jeremy Gawade, Lee Thompson

Matt Forde EVP, content production, sales and distribution, BBC Worldwide North America

Nina Lederman EVP of scripted programming, All3Media America

Sharon Hall President, Endemol Shine Studios

Ted Miller Co-head, TV department, Creative Artists Agency

Rola Bauer Managing director, StudioCanal TV

Carrie Stein EVP of global productions, Entertainment One Television

1pm

Light lunch

2pm

NEW DRAMA, NEW MODELS: HITMAKERS USA – The new drama entrepreneurs

America’s leading showrunners discuss their latest projects and the state of the drama business from both a creative and commercial angle.
What are the trends impacting the independent business? What’s the coproduction opportunity? What’s the global picture? How do they think the changing landscape will impact the business? How are dramas going straight to series? How are they developing new projects with international partners? And how are they creating global franchises with digital platforms?
Moderator: David Jenkinson

Adi Hasak Creator, Shades of Blue, Eyewitness

Eric Overmyer Showrunner, Bosch

Oliver Goldstick Showrunner, The Collection

Simon Mirren Showrunner, Versailles, Criminal Minds

Mark Goffman Showrunner, producer and writer

3pm

NETFLIX’S LOCAL PRODUCTION

How Netflix plans to roll out local drama production around the world. What’s working and what comes next?
Moderator: Ed Waller

Erik Barmack VP international originals, Netflix

3.30pm

DEVELOPING HULU ORIGINALS

Inside a Hulu original.
Moderator: Nico Franks

Jessica Goldberg Creator, executive producer and showrunner, The Path

Jessica Scott Drama development executive, Hulu

4pm

NARCOS CREATIVE MASTERCLASS

Creatives behind the Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated Netflix series share their experiences on all aspects of the show, including its factual adaptation, development, writing process, production, direction and subsequent global success and look ahead to season two.
Moderator: Nico Franks

Carlo Bernard Executive producers and co-creator; Narcos

Doug Miro Executive producer and co-creator, Narcos

Eric Newman Executive producer, showrunner; Narcos

Elisa Todd Ellis Executive producer, Narcos; president production & creative affairs, Gaumont Television US

Gene Stein President, Gaumont Television US

4.45pm

THE FUTURE OF DRAMA WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Leading producers, agents, financiers and distributors discuss the new creative and economic models revolutionising the way television dramas are made and how they think the business will change over the next five years.
Moderator: David Jenkinson

Richard Brown Film and TV producer, Anonymous Content / EP, True Detective

Chris Rice Partner, WME IMG

Andrew Marcus President and chief operating officer, Critical Content

Simon Vaughan Chairman and joint CEO, Lookout Point

Holly Hines Senior vice president, Dynamic Television

David Ellender President, global distribution and coproductions, Sonar Entertainment

Jenna Glazier Executive vice president, television series, Sonar Entertainment

5.45pm

Conference close

6pm – 8pm

NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY AT THE HOTEL’S ROOFTOP WEST – In association with CAA

Screening Room

10am

Keshet International Screening

Ahead of its US premiere Keshet International presents the BBC One, Fifty Fathoms, Keshet UK and Sundance TV series that has captured the hearts and minds of the UK, The A Word. Described as “a rare gem” by the UK press, the series written by the multiple BAFTA winner and Golden Globe nominee Peter Bowker rated highly and has been praised for its captivating soundtrack.

11.30am

StudioCanal Screening

STUDIOCANAL Distribution will showcase Midnight Sun, an eight-part thriller from Märlind & Stein (Bron/Broen) for Canal+ and SVT Sweden, produced by Atlantique Productions and Nice Drama. Police officer Kahina Zadi travels to Sweden to investigate a murder. With Detective Harnesk, they uncover a conspiracy as Kahina confronts the killer and her own past.

1.30pm

Eccho Rights Screening

Eccho Rights’ mission is to empower producers worldwide, by supplying modern distribution services. With a focus on scripted formats from across the globe, the company will be presenting a number of top titles including the world premiere of Flight HS13 (The End adaptation from the Netherlands) and Syrror (Nurses adaptation from Sweden)

3pm

Dynamic Television Screening

Dynamic Television is excited to premiere the first footage from Madiba, a thrilling event series starring Laurence Fishburne as Nelson Mandela. Dynamic’s primetime drama slate also features: Syfy’s #1 Rated show Z Nation, critically-acclaimed hit series Trapped, new Syfy series Wynonna Earp and Van Helsing, premiering this fall.