Vidnet 2019 to discuss OTT ecosystem, conduct masterclasses with leading industry names

This edition of Vidnet is organising masterclasses on 4 October


MUMBAI: The over-the-top (OTT) ecosystem in India has evolved rapidly in the last two-three years attracting large international players along with the growth of home-grown ones. Amid the OTT buzz in the media and entertainment industry, Indiantelevision.com is again ready to host a conference bringing all the experts from the booming industry together. The conference on 3 October will turn into the stage of dynamic discussions on wide-ranging topics while the Masterclasses will give answers to many enthusiasts on the creative process on 4 October.

The ecosystem currently consists of more than 30 over-the-top players and each of them is trying to gain a stronger foothold by investing more into original content. More importantly, the new platforms have widened the opportunities for local content creators as well as the international video streaming services have globalised local stories. Keeping on track with the pressing issues of the market, the conference will focus on these topics broadly – fine-tuning monetisation, the challenge of content protection, consumer engagement and telecom deals.

Red Chillies Entertainment chief revenue officer Gaurav Verma , House of Cheer founder and CEO Raj Nayak, The Linus Adventures founder and chief evangelist Sunil Lulla, Balaji Telefilms group COO and ALTBalaji CEO Nachiket Pantvaidya, ZEE5 GLOBAL chief business officer Archana Anand among other industry veterans will talk on the mentioned topics.

In addition to the conference, Indiantelevision.com, with the aim of facilitating this creative process and giving the budding as well as established creators a chance to learn from the best in the industry, is organising masterclasses on 4 October for writers, directors, and editors at the upcoming edition of its VidNet 2019.

Delhi Crime director and creator Richie Mehta, Kota Factory director Raghav Subbu, Ghoul and Liela director Patric Graham, Sacred Games writers Nitin Bhave and Dhruv Narang , Rangbaaz Writer Siddharth Mishra along with other experts will take the masterclasses which will be divided into two sections: one for writers and the other for directors and editors.

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