Schedule

NATPE is proud to welcome our attendees to a diverse, compelling and valuable program at NATPE Budapest International. As the leading CEE-focused EMEA television market and conference, NATPE invites its participants to experience a dynamic agenda of carefully curated one-on-one interviews, panels, case studies and workshops with some of the most important leaders in our business. Each of these varied opportunities will reward our audience members with unique insight and actionable, important information – as provided directly by globally recognized content creators, producers, executives and industry experts
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NATPE Budapest International’s four-day schedule includes screenings, a market floor and a conference.  

*This schedule is in active development and subject to change.

 
16:30 - 17:45Global Content Business Forum: International Insight, Data and Discussion
This multi-level session will provide a comprehensive overview of the international television and content business, increasing your global and regional acumen. Freshly obtained data and a “deep dive” conversation with top-level business leaders will both be part of this dynamic exploration of international content.

18:00 - 20:00Buyer’s Welcome: Drinks & Networking (by invitation only)



 
08:30 - 10:00International Drama Production: Maximizing Cross-Regional Partnerships
This morning session will highlight the success stories as well as the challenges in packaging, marketing and selling your programming internationally.

12:00 - 13:30The MENA Luncheon: New Opportunities for Transnational Success
Learn how your business can grow across boundaries from an expert panel of MENA television industry leaders.

17:00 - 18:00A World of Unscripted Formats: Insights and Strategies for Distribution
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.

18:00Opening Night Party



 
08:30 - 10:00All the World’s a Stream: How Global OTT Platforms Are Changing the Game
In this mix of presentation and discussion, we look into the specific issues operators must tackle in preparing for growing multinational market demand for new OTT, catch-up TV and VOD content.

12:00 - 13:30Latin American Content & Distribution Luncheon: Networking and Discussion
How can your business benefit and find a place in this dynamic and energetic market? What are the collaborative steps for import and export of programming and formats? Who are the leading players, and where will the LatAm television and content business expand in the future? Join us for this multi-level, multi-national luncheon to learn the answers.

16:00 - 17:30Pitch & Play LIVE! Format Competition
NATPE BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL, the most prominent global TV market and conference focused on the EMEA, CEE and worldwide content business, and CEETV, the leading media platform for regional TV intelligence, present the third annual PITCH & PLAY LIVE! Format Competition. This unique event showcases and recognizes original unscripted format ideas with international potential. Any non-scripted format created after June 1, 2017 can be submitted for consideration in the competition. From all entries, up to ten titles will be selected and reviewed by an international committee of global content industry professionals, who will select three finalists. These top three formats will be presented LIVE by their creators in front of a jury of highly respected TV professionals, and one format will be named the winner of PITCH & PLAY LIVE! For details and information on how to apply for possible participation, please see www.pitchplay.tv

18:00NATPE Budapest Party

 

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Welcoming the most innovative regional content producers, the goal of PITCH & PLAY LIVE! is to showcase and recognize original format ideas with international potential from the CEE and EMEA regions. Any non-scripted format created after June 1, 2017 can be submitted for consideration in the competition. From all entries, up to ten titles will be selected and reviewed by an international committee of global content industry professionals, who will select three finalists. The top three formats will be presented at a dedicated session by their creators in front of a jury of highly respected TV professionals during NATPE BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL. After deliberation by the jury one format will be named the winner of PITCH & PLAY LIVE!

This year NATPE is offering producers the opportunity to attend NATPE BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL and participate in PITCH & PLAY LIVE! for a single participation fee of 100 EUR (or USD$125) + VAT. Producers can submit their content for the contest and also receive one full registration for NATPE BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL, providing complete access to the entire marketplace and conference. Participation/registration fees will be facilitated by NATPE, please see the link below. In addition to media coverage, the winning format will receive a registration and two (2) nights of hotel accommodation for NATPE MIAMI 2019 alongside development meetings with leading distributors during the event.

Submissions must include a one-page description of the format in English, a trailer of three minutes or less and at least one full episode, both with English subtitles. NATPE will review all registrations to ensure that all Producers are vetted and approved for participation.

The deadline for submissions is May 21, 2018.

TO REGISTER AS A PRODUCER FOR NATPE BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL AND APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN PITCH & PLAY LIVE! PLEASE CLICK HERE:  https://www.natpe.com/budapest/register

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE PITCH & PLAY LIVE! EVENT, PLEASE CLICK HERE: http://www.pitchplay.tv

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