A World of Formats: Insights and Strategies for Distribution

In an age of ever increasing consolidation, reliance on major format brands has always been the way forward. Increasingly, local broadcasters and producers are fighting the trend with local and original creations, and we have seen a succession of regional formats emerge as world-wide hits. This discussion will consider the trajectory of the current format landscape, pinpointing the factors that precipitate the development and acquisition process. This session will provide critical intelligence and invaluable takeaways; what you should know, what you should avoid, and how you should move forward in this most dynamic of areas of the content creation business.

Sumi Connock
Laura Burrell
Felix Wesseler
Kristin Brzoznowski
Bo Stehmeier