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MIPDoc Panels: ‘Going Global & Digital’ / ‘Getting Funders + Incentives’

Watch out for two big, expert panels at MIPDoc that I will happily moderate:

Producers Toolbox : Bright Ways To Go Global & Digital, Sunday 12 April at 9.30 in Agora Room:

A highly relevant question in the new multifaceted landscape of today. Stay ahead of the curve and discover first-hand how to work with new digital platforms entering the factual space.

  • Beatrice Cox, Managing Director, ORF Enterprise, Austria
  • Steve Burns, EVP of Content Production and Acquisition, CuriosityStream, USA
  • Kat Hebden, Head of Digital, FremantleMedia UK Interactive (FMUKi), UK
  • Sam Toles, Vice President of Content Acquisitions and Business Development, Vimeo, USA
  • Millán Vázquez, Development Director,, Spain @Feelmakers
  • Moderator: Peter Hamilton,

Smart Ways To Get Funders & Incentives, Saturday 11 April at 9.30-10.30 in Buyers & Commissioners Club

To create unique and cutting-edge content and to make a global impact eventually, producers have to take risks. Thus, they need to find valuable partners to support that risk. Besides international co-production and presales, hear industry specialists on smart & efficient ways to secure finance.

  • Edwina Thring, Managing Director, Wild Thring Media, UK
  • Michael Tear, CEO, WildBear Entertainment, Australia
  • Ellen Windemuth, CEO, Off the Fenc
  • Moderator: Peter Hamilton,


Co-production Pitch Jury

Also, recognizing the highly expert MIPDoc Pitch jury:

  • Chris Hoelzl, VP Program Development, Smithsonian Networks
  • Ralf Rückauer, VP ZDFE.factual, ZDF Enterprises
  • Peter Arens, Head of editorial division Culture & Science, ZDF
  • Joel Denton, Managing Director, International Content Sales & Partnerships, A+E Networks
  • Coraline Roch, Acquisitions & International Coproductions, France Télévisions

MIPDoc 2014

  • Don’t miss coverage of Bo Stehmeyer’s great panel on co-production deal benchmarks!
  • And also our video’s covering the Smithsonian Channel and the archive from 2013!


Moderator on the beach, celebrating Mexico at MIP


This Week:

EDN Docs in Thessaloniki Master Class
The North American Documentary Broadcast Market: An overview by Peter Hamilton
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 16:00 – 18:00, Pavlos Zannas Theater.

Upcoming: Details Soon

  • Atlanta MasterClass, with Tomorrow Pictures, Saturday May 16
  • Center for Communications, New York: ‘In Conversation With…’ / MasterClass
  • ATFT / South African Indies, Workshops in Jo’burg, Durban + Cape Town
  • Sunnyside of the Doc, La Rochelle, June 22-25