MUMBAI: The television trade event Mipcom which is organised by Reed Midem has announced the initial line-up for the Media Mastermind conference programme to take centre-stage in the Palais des Festivals‘ Grand Auditorium in Cannes. The confirmed speakers are Bravo and Style Media president Frances Berwick, FremantleMedia CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh and Amazon Studios director Roy Price. Mipcom will take place in Cannes, France from 7-10 October 2013.
Reed Midem‘s television division director Laurine Garaude said, "Television is undergoing a dramatic transformation and confirms itself as the world‘s most creative medium for the world‘s best storytellers. With more screens and more interaction coming into play, television and storytelling as we know it is being redefined - leading to more creative and business opportunities than ever before."
"As we enter a new golden age of television, Mipcom is delighted to welcome some of the most influential personalities of the new world of content from major film, television and online companies such as Bravo and Style Media, FremantleMedia, Relativity Media, and Amazon Studios," Garaude added.
"With the first speakers lined up for the Media Mastermind Keynote programme, a new Croisette Village exhibition venue to meet increasing demand for stands and companies already expressing interest in bringing in more talent than ever before, Mipcom 2013 promises to be a record-breaking edition," she concluded.