The launch has been announced of Creative Week, five days of high-level events in June covering the film business, TV world and advertising community. The week, which is open to participants from all over the world. will kick off on 2 June in London and comprise The Media Summit, the Broadcast International TV Forum, HD Evolved and The VFX Summit, as well as a number of breakfast events, roundtable seminars, film screenings, drinks parties and a gala reception.
The week is designed to discuss the changes in the way people consume, create and distribute content via a number of high-level case studies, keynote speeches and provocative panel sessions.
The Media Summit, a flagship one-day event that will bring together the leaders of the UK’s biggest media companies, will be held at BAFTA on Wednesday June 4.
Speakers include Warner Bros UK boss Josh Berger, ITV chief executive Adam Crozier, Channel 4 boss David Abraham, All3Media chief executive Farah Ramzan Golant and many more.
The International TV Forum, to be held at BAFTA on Thursday June 5, will discuss the future of distributing content globally.
Speakers include buyers from key UK broadcasters such as Channel 5 and Sky, top indie producers and a slew of major international distributors.
It will also be the first time that bosses of the five biggest British sales firms – BBC Worldwide, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, Shine International, All3Media International and Zodiak Rights – will be on a single panel.
Conor Dignam, chief executive of Screen publisher Media Business Insight (MBI), said:
“Creative Week will bring together the worlds of TV, film, production, advertising and other key media sectors to showcase and celebrate the best of international creativity and media. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers confirmed already and more to come.”
For more details, visit www.creativeweek.co.uk