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, Editor in chief and Managing director, C21Media
Speakers:
Carmi Zlotnik, managing director, Starz
Elaine Frontain Bryant, EVP and head of programming, A&E Networks
Nena Rodrigue, EVP, original programming, acquisitions and production, BBC America
Francesca Orsi, senior VP, 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, Editor in chief and Managing director, C21Media
Speakers:
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, Editorial director, C21Media
Speakers:
Marie Jacobson, EVP, programming and production, networks, Sony Pictures Television
Susanne Müller, executive director feature fi lms, 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
Speakers:
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, StudioCanal
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, Editor in chief and Managing director, C21Media
Speakers:
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, Editorial director, C21Media
Speakers:
Erik Barmack, VP of international originals, Netflix

3.30pm

DEVELOPING HULU ORIGINALS

Inside a Hulu original.

Moderator:
Nico Franks, Editor, C21Kids
Speakers:
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, Editor, C21Kids
Speakers:
Carlo Bernard, executive producer 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 and 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, Editor in chief and Managing director, C21Media
Speakers:
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 VP, Dynamic Television
Jenna Glazier, executive VP, television series, Sonar Entertainment

5.45pm

Conference close

6pm – 8pm

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