Paris, 25 August 2020MIPCOM today announces the latest line up for the Future Talks strand bringing insights from the visionary leaders and creative talent shaping the future of the global content industry to delegates at MIPCOM RENDEZVOUS CANNES and worldwide via MIPCOM ONLINE+ this October. This year’s keynote addresses reflect MIPCOM 2020’s global theme of “Change for Good.”

  • Tyler Perry, playwright, writer, actor, producer, director and philanthropist, will be honoured with the World Screen Trendsetter award in recognition of his contributions to the international television industry, following a virtual keynote interview with World Screen’s group editorial director, Anna Carugati.
    16.45-17.45 CET, Monday 12 October, Cannes and later the same day on MIPCOM Online+
  • Ted Sarandos, Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer at Netflix will open this Monday Keynote series and receive the Variety Vanguard award in recognition of his significant contribution to the global business of entertainment, following a virtual conversation with Variety’s Business Editor Cynthia Littleton.
    17.15-17.45 CET, Monday 12 October, Grand Auditorium and later the same day on MIPCOM Online+
  • Alex Amancio, Reflector Entertainment CEO and Co-Founder and one of the visionaries behind Assassin’s Creed, will deliver a keynote address on Emerging Technology : Changing Boundaries Of Creativity To Enhance Engagement/Experience In Media.
    10.45-11.45, Tuesday 13 October, Grand Auditorium and later the same day on MIPCOM Online+
  • Jeremy Darroch, Group Chief Executive at Sky, will receive the inaugural MIP SDG Award for Climate Change and Protection of the Oceans in recognition of the global impact of the ground breaking Sky Ocean Rescue initiative.
    17.00-17.30, Tuesday 13 October, Grand Auditorium and later the same day on MIPCOM Online+
  • …more to be announced….

For more information:  https://www.mipcom.com/en-gb/conferences-events.html

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