MONDAY, JANUARY 27 - THURSDAY, JANUARY 30
SHERATON NEW ORLEANS
Marriott Marquis | Washington, DC | Sunday, January 28 – Wednesday, January 31, 2021

Agenda

Please note all times are in Eastern Time (ET)

Monday, January 25

8:00am

Marketplace+ Delegate Lounge (8:00am - 11:59pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass 

Take a seat in the Delegate Lounge and connect with delegates face-to-face in a virtual setting. 

Here, you can also visit our Info Booth/Help Desk if you require any assistance navigating the Marketplace.

Delegate Lounge Hours: Open 24 hours/day, from 8:00am ET Monday, January 25 to 6:00pm ET Thursday, January 28 (Market days)

Info Booth/Help Chat Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm ET, Monday, January 25 to Thursday, January 28

  • See ‘who’s in the room’ and move freely from table to table for video chat networking.
  • Meet select companies at their own branded tables.
  • Search other delegates inside the Delegate Lounge and invite them to private or group video meetings at general networking tables.
  • Take a seat at a table to join a conversation. It’s that easy!

 To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Enter Delegate Lounge button below (this button appears while the lounge is open)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that
    the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

 Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Event Home page.

11:00am

Speed Networking (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings! 

These speed networking sessions are a fun and easy way for you to meet new delegates in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 11:00am EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 12:00pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!


12:00pm

State of the Nation: Change, Challenge, Opportunity (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Sponsored by

While many of our past Summit sessions over recent years have focused on adapting to, and thriving within change, it’s fair to say that no one could have predicted the upheaval facing this industry -- and the world -- in 2020. But how can we move beyond this unprecedented disruption into 2021, and beyond? Here, you’ll hear from top executives across the non-fiction and unscripted screen content business about how they met change and challenge head-on, the lessons learned and the new strategies adapted, and their thoughts on the opportunities that can be explored in the months and years ahead.

Moderating:


Barry Walsh

Editor & Content Director

Realscreen Magazine

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Featuring:


Fenton Bailey

Co-Founder & Executive Producer

World of Wonder

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Sylvia Bugg

Chief Programming Executive & General Manager

PBS

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Jennifer O'Connell

EVP, Original Non Fiction & Live Action Family

HBO Max

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Tina Perry

President

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

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Jens Richter

CEO, International

Fremantle

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1:15pm

Diversity and Inclusion: Tools and Resources for Reaching your Goals (1:15pm - 2:15pm)

Sponsored by

With diversity, equity and inclusion becoming more of a focal point for companies in the unscripted and non-fiction content industry, it's important to know what resources are available for helping you to create a truly diverse, inclusive corporate environment and achieve your recruitment, hiring and mentorship goals in this space. Here, you'll meet representatives from myriad diversity advocacy organizations who will share with you approaches and strategies for creating pathways to success and opportunity.

Moderating:


Michelle VanKempen

Interim General Manager

NPACT

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Featuring:


Liliana Espinoza

Project Director

NALIP

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Ri-Karlo Handy

Founder and CEO

The Handy Foundation

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Stacy Milner

Founder & CEO

Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program

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Daniel Rosenberg

VP Business Development & Strategic Alliances

Staff Me Up

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2:45pm

30 Minutes With: Jennifer O'Connell, HBO Max (2:45pm - 3:15pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Jennifer O'Connell

EVP, Original Non Fiction & Live Action Family

HBO Max

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30 Minutes With: Mike Stiller, History (2:45pm - 3:15pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Michael Stiller

VP, Development & Programming

History

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30 Minutes With: Yasmin Rawji, FOX Entertainment (2:45pm - 3:15pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Yasmin Rawji

VP, Alternative Entertainment

FOX Entertainment

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Speed Networking- Lifestyle (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings!  

These genre-focused speed networking sessions are designed for you to meet many like-minded potential partners in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 2:45pm EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 3:45pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!

4:00pm

Speed Pitching - CuriosityStream, Investigation Discovery & True Crime on discovery+, Magnolia Network (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Rob Burk

Head of Original Content

CuriosityStream

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Lauren Frasca

VP, Production & Development

Magnolia Network

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Katie Ozog

Senior Development Manager

Investigation Discovery

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Speed Pitching - Food Network & Cooking Channel, History Channel, Lifetime (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Brooke Townsend

Director, Programming and Development

History

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Nicole Vogel

VP of Unscripted Programming & Development

Lifetime

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Dana Volkmer-Jones

Director, Programming & Development

Food Network

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Speed Pitching - Game Show Network, Oxygen (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Sean Olsen

VP, Development

Game Show Network

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Brittinee Royes

Director, Production & Development

E! and Oxygen

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Speed Pitching - PBS, TV One, WEtv (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Zara Frankel

Director, Programming & Development

PBS

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Ashley McFarlin Buie

VP, Development

WE TV

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Jason Ryan

Executive Producer

TV One

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WAIT LINE for Speed Pitching Sessions on Monday, January 25 (opens at 3:00pm EST) (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

WAIT LINE for the Monday, January 25th Speed Pitching Sessions will open at 3:00pm EST (one hour before the session start time)  

A separate WAIT LINE only for Realscreen Summit Marketplace+ Passholders: 
  • who did not make their Speed Pitching selections in advance (before online sign-up closed);
  • who did make their advance Speed Pitching selections, and would like to try to get additional Speed Pitching slots that may open up due to no-shows.
Wait line is first-come, first-served. No wait lists will be created. 

5:00pm

A+E Networks Opening Night Cocktail Party (5:00pm - 6:00pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Please grab your beverage of choice and head into the Opening Networking Reception in the A+E Lounge.

Reunite with your old Realscreen friends and make some new connections in a casual environment.

 

To enter the A+E Networks Opening Night Cocktail Party, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Party room Enter button below (this button appears during the posted reception times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)



Tuesday, January 26

12:00am

Marketplace+ Delegate Lounge (12:00am - 11:59pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass 

Take a seat in the Delegate Lounge and connect with delegates face-to-face in a virtual setting. 

Here, you can also visit our Info Booth/Help Desk if you require any assistance navigating the Marketplace.

Delegate Lounge Hours: Open 24 hours/day, from 8:00am ET Monday, January 25 to 6:00pm ET Thursday, January 28 (Market days)

Info Booth/Help Chat Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm ET, Monday, January 25 to Thursday, January 28

  • See ‘who’s in the room’ and move freely from table to table for video chat networking.
  • Meet select companies at their own branded tables.
  • Search other delegates inside the Delegate Lounge and invite them to private or group video meetings at general networking tables.
  • Take a seat at a table to join a conversation. It’s that easy!

 To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Enter Delegate Lounge button below (this button appears while the lounge is open)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that
    the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

 Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

10:00am

Speed Networking (10:00am - 11:00am)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings! 

These speed networking sessions are a fun and easy way for you to meet new delegates in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times) 
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 10:00am EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 11:00am EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!

11:00am

Coffee With: Corus Entertainment, Nat Geo WILD, ZDF, Viasat World (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Coffee with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Coffee with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Karin Heijink

SVP Content, Marketing & Products

Viasat World

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Ashley Hoppin

Vice-President, Production

National Geographic Channel

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Nikolas Huelbusch

Director, ZDFE.Unscripted

ZDF Enterprises GmbH

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Andrew Johnson

Executive in Charge of Production, Original Content, Factual

Corus Entertainment Inc

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Speed Networking - Reality (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings!  

These genre-focused speed networking sessions are designed for you to meet many like-minded potential partners in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 11:00am EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 12:00pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!


12:45pm

Speed Pitching - A&E, CNN, HGTV (12:45pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Anna Bloomfield

Senior Director of Development

HGTV

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Marcie Hume

Senior Executive Producer

A&E

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Katie Isaacson

Senior Manager of Development, CNN Original Series

CNN

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Speed Pitching - BET, CBC, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (12:45pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Mimi Blanchard

Senior Director, Current Programming

BET Networks

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Havva Eisenbaum

Vice President, Development for Unscripted Programming

OWN Oprah Winfrey Network

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Jessica Schmiedchen

Executive in Charge of Development, Unscripted Content

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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Speed Pitching - National Geographic, NBC News Studios, Nickelodeon (12:45pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Cooper Brooks

Development Producer

National Geographic

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Mandel Ilagan

VP, Live-Action Development, Unscripted

Nickelodeon

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Nina Weinstein

Executive Story Editor

NBC News Studios

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Speed Pitching - Discovery Channel, Vice TV (12:45pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Bert Klasey

Senior Director, Development

Discovery Channel

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Tara Nadolny

Sr Manager of Development

VICE

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WAIT LINE for Speed Pitching Sessions on Tuesday, January 26 (opens at 11:45am EST) (12:45pm - 1:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

WAIT LINE for the Tuesday, January 26th Speed Pitching Sessions will open at 11:45am EST (one hour before the session start time)  

A separate WAIT LINE only for Realscreen Summit Marketplace+ Passholders: 
  • who did not make their Speed Pitching selections in advance (before online sign-up closed);
  • who did make their advance Speed Pitching selections, and would like to try to get additional Speed Pitching slots that may open up due to no-shows.
Wait line is first-come, first-served. No wait lists will be created. 

2:00pm

30 Minutes With: Cynthia Fenneman, American Public Television & Create.tv (2:00pm - 2:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Cynthia Fenneman

President & CEO

APT Worldwide/American Public Television

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30 Minutes With: Sean Gottlieb, A&E (2:00pm - 2:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Sean Gottlieb

VP, Development & Programming

A&E

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30 Minutes With: Mimi Blanchard, BET Networks (2:00pm - 2:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Mimi Blanchard

Senior Director, Current Programming

BET Networks

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30 Minutes With: Brie Miranda Bryant, Lifetime (2:00pm - 2:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Brie Miranda Bryant

Senior Vice President, Original Programming

Lifetime

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3:30pm

2021 REALSCREEN AWARDS VIRTUAL PRESENTATION (3:30pm - 4:45pm)

Hosted by comedian and TV personality, Michael Yo, winners were awarded in 28 genre-based categories, as well as to our 2021 Hall of Fame inductees, Arthur Smith and RuPaul Charles. 

Wednesday, January 27

12:00am

Marketplace+ Delegate Lounge (12:00am - 11:59pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass 

Take a seat in the Delegate Lounge and connect with delegates face-to-face in a virtual setting. 

Here, you can also visit our Info Booth/Help Desk if you require any assistance navigating the Marketplace.

Delegate Lounge Hours: Open 24 hours/day, from 8:00am ET Monday, January 25 to 6:00pm ET Thursday, January 28 (Market days)

Info Booth/Help Chat Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm ET, Monday, January 25 to Thursday, January 28

  • See ‘who’s in the room’ and move freely from table to table for video chat networking.
  • Meet select companies at their own branded tables.
  • Search other delegates inside the Delegate Lounge and invite them to private or group video meetings at general networking tables.
  • Take a seat at a table to join a conversation. It’s that easy!

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Enter Delegate Lounge button below (this button appears while the lounge is open)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that
    the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

 Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

12:00pm

Keynote Conversation: Susanne Daniels, YouTube Originals (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Realscreen is thrilled to announce that Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content for YouTube, will take part in a keynote conversation at the 2021 Realscreen Summit.

During her keynote conversation, Daniels will discuss the importance of unscripted and non-fiction programming in the YouTube Originals slate, her vision for future YouTube unscripted originals, and her thoughts on the shifting content ecosphere, and YouTube’s influential and evolving role within it.


Featuring:


Susanne Daniels

Global Head of Original Content

YouTube

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Interviewer

Peter White

International Co-Editor

Deadline Hollywood

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1:30pm

Coffee With: Blue Ant Media, NBC News Studios, OUTtv Network, UKTV (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Coffee with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Coffee with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Andy Berg

Head of Development

NBC News

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Samantha Linton

Head of Original Content Canada

Blue Ant Media

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Helen Nightingale

Senior Commissioning Editor

UKTV

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Lauren Whitelaw

Head of Programming

OUTtv Network Inc

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Speed Networking - Formats (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings!  

These genre-focused speed networking sessions are designed for you to meet many like-minded potential partners in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 1:30pm EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 2:30pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!


2:45pm

Speed Pitching - CNBC, Snapchat, YouTube (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Cara Casey

Development Lead

YouTube

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Dolyn Dobro

Director Production & Development

CNBC

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Alex Leibow

Development Manager

Snapchat

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Speed Pitching - Motor Trend Group, Nat Geo WILD, TLC (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Jennifer Gordon

VP, Development

TLC

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Jessie Springer

Associate Manager of Development, Nat Geo WILD

National Geographic Channel

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Gabriel VanHuss

VP, Development & Programming

MotorTrend Network

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Speed Pitching - American Public Television/Create TV, Corus Entertainment, Science Channel (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Cynthia Fenneman

President & CEO

APT Worldwide/American Public Television

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Andrea Griffith

Production Executive, Original Programming, Lifestyle Content

Corus Entertainment Inc

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Andrew Lessner

Development Manager

Science Channel

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Speed Pitching - MTV International, MTV & VH1, Travel Channel & Paranormal on discovery+ (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Programming execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Get coveted face time with top executives who have the power to greenlight your project.  

You may submit for the chance to meet up to three (3) Speed Pitching hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.


Featuring:


Maritza Chong-Qui

Manager of Development

Travel Channel

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Amanda Culkowski

Senior Director, Music Program Development

MTV Networks International

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Rachel Tung

VP, Development

MTV/VH1

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WAIT LINE for Speed Pitching Sessions on Wednesday, January 27 (opens at 1:45pm EST) (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

WAIT LINE for the Wednesday, January 27th Speed Pitching Sessions will open at 1:45pm EST (one hour before the session start time)  

A separate WAIT LINE only for Realscreen Summit Marketplace+ Passholders: 
  • who did not make their Speed Pitching selections in advance (before online sign-up closed);
  • who did make their advance Speed Pitching selections, and would like to try to get additional Speed Pitching slots that may open up due to no-shows.
Wait line is first-come, first-served. No wait lists will be created. 

Speed Networking (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings! 

These speed networking sessions are a fun and easy way for you to meet new delegates in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 2:45pm EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 3:45pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!


4:00pm

30 Minutes With: Mandel Ilagan, Nickelodeon (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Mandel Ilagan

VP, Live-Action Development, Unscripted

Nickelodeon

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30 Minutes With: Tenaja Williams, E! (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Tenaja Williams

Director, Unscripted Development, Bravo & E!

E! & Bravo

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30 Minutes With: Jason Sarlanis, TLC (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Jason Sarlanis

SVP, Development

TLC

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Thursday, January 28

12:00am

Marketplace+ Delegate Lounge (12:00am - 6:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass 

Take a seat in the Delegate Lounge and connect with delegates face-to-face in a virtual setting. 

Here, you can also visit our Info Booth/Help Desk if you require any assistance navigating the Marketplace.

Delegate Lounge Hours: Open 24 hours/day, from 8:00am ET Monday, January 25 to 6:00pm ET Thursday, January 28 (Market days)

Info Booth/Help Chat Hours: 8:00am - 6:00pm ET, Monday, January 25 to Thursday, January 28

  • See ‘who’s in the room’ and move freely from table to table for video chat networking.
  • Meet select companies at their own branded tables.
  • Search other delegates inside the Delegate Lounge and invite them to private or group video meetings at general networking tables.
  • Take a seat at a table to join a conversation. It’s that easy!

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Enter Delegate Lounge button below (this button appears while the lounge is open)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that
    the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

 Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

12:00pm

Keynote Interview: Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton, In Conversation (12:00pm - 12:45pm)

Sponsored by

In this special keynote interview, former U.S. Secretary of State, First Lady and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and author and global health advocate Chelsea Clinton join the Realscreen Summit to discuss their newly established production company, HiddenLight Productions, founded with filmmaker and entrepreneur Sam Branson.

During this session, Hillary and Chelsea will discuss the impetus for establishing HiddenLight and their thoughts on the stories that need telling.

HiddenLight Productions' first commission, the upcoming AppleTV+ docuseries Gutsy Women, is a straight-to-series order inspired by the book from Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience. Both women will serve as hosts for the series, which will spotlight a richly diverse cast of trailblazing women.

This session was recorded on January 15, 2021.

Moderating:


Shaun Robinson

Host

TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé Tell Alls and discovery+ new series Bares All

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Featuring:


Hillary Rodham Clinton

HiddenLight Productions

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Chelsea Clinton

HiddenLight Productions

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1:30pm

Coffee With: CBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Coffee with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Coffee with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Harjeet Chhokar

Commissioning Editor

Channel 4

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Michelle McCree

Executive In Charge of Production, Unscripted

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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Adrian Padmore

Commissioning Editor, Factual

Channel 5

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Speed Networking - Documentaries (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings!  

These genre-focused speed networking sessions are designed for you to meet many like-minded potential partners in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 1:30pm EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 2:30pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!


2:45pm

Pitching Partners - Blue Ant Studios, eOne Television, WB (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Production company development execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Similar to our Speed Pitching sessions, this is your chance to pitch to production companies and studios who are looking for great ideas and partnerships.  

You may submit for the chance to meet one (1) Pitching Partners host, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Jennifer Harkness

SVP, Unscripted Content

Blue Ant Media

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Benjamin Megargel

VP, Development, Alternative Programming – US, Television

Entertainment One Television

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Adam Steinman

VP, Creative, Format, Development & Sales

Warner Bros. International Television Production

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Pitching Partners - Arrow Media, Leopard USA, Sony Pictures Television (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Production company development execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Similar to our Speed Pitching sessions, this is your chance to pitch to production companies and studios who are looking for great ideas and partnerships.  

You may submit for the chance to meet one (1) Pitching Partners host, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Anna Davies

Executive Producer, Development

Arrow Media

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Lindsay Schwartz

Chief Creative Officer

Leopard USA

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Elyse Seder

SVP, Reality and Syndication Programming

Sony Pictures Television

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Pitching Partners - Critical Content Studios, Lionsgate Television, MGM Television (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Production company development execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Similar to our Speed Pitching sessions, this is your chance to pitch to production companies and studios who are looking for great ideas and partnerships.  

You may submit for the chance to meet one (1) Pitching Partners host, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Kitty Gambel

SVP, Unscripted & Alternative Television

MGM Studios, Inc

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Cara Groom

Director, Alternative Programming, Lionsgate and Starz

Lionsgate Entertainment

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Justin Sprague

Development Executive

Critical Content

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Pitching Partners - Curve Media, Scott Brothers Entertainment, Zig Zag Productions (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Production company development execs will be taking one-on-one, five-minute pitches!  Similar to our Speed Pitching sessions, this is your chance to pitch to production companies and studios who are looking for great ideas and partnerships.  

You may submit for the chance to meet one (1) Pitching Partners host, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Rob Carey

CEO

Curve Media

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Catherine Scolieri

Head of Development

Scott Brothers Entertainment

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Andy Scott

Head of Entertainment

Zig Zag Productions

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WAIT LINE for Pitching Partners Sessions on Thursday, January 28 (opens at 1:45pm EST) (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

WAIT LINE for the Thursday, January 28th Pitching Partners Sessions will open at 1:45pm EST (one hour before the session start time)  

A separate WAIT LINE only for Realscreen Summit Marketplace+ Passholders: 
  • who did not make their Pitching Partners selections in advance (before online sign-up closed);
  • who did make their advance Pitching Partners selections, and would like to try to get additional Pitching Partners slots that may open up due to no-shows.
Wait line is first-come, first-served. No wait lists will be created. 

FAQ

Speed Networking (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Join us inside the Delegate Lounge to be matched with attendees for four-minute speed meetings! 

These speed networking sessions are a fun and easy way for you to meet new delegates in a short time period.

To enter the Virtual Delegate Lounge, follow these simple steps:

  1. Be on a LAPTOP or a DESKTOP COMPUTER (the lounge platform does not offer all interactive features on a mobile device) 
  2. Use GOOGLE CHROME Browser 
  3. High Speed Internet connection offers the best experience
  4. Click on the Delegate Lounge/room Enter button below (this button appears on this page during the posted Speed Networking sessions times)
  5. Allow camera and microphone access on your computer  
  6. Provide your credentials/register with the Airmeet lounge platform.
    Be sure to use the same email addresses that you registered for the Realscreen Summit event, so that the system recognizes you as an approved Marketplace+ passholder
  7. Enter “the venue” (and follow prompts from there)

Alternatively, you can access the Delegate Lounge on Market days from your realXchange Home page.

To participate in Speed Networking:

  • Click on the 'Start Speed Networking' button at the top of the screen (it will appear at 2:45pm EST)
  • The system will randomly match you with other participating delegates. 4 minutes later the system will spin the wheel again and you’ll be matched with someone else.   
  • At 3:45pm EST the 'Start Speed Networking' button will disappear
  • Have fun!


4:00pm

30 Minutes With: Lauren Celinski, YouTube (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Lauren Celinski

Development Lead, YouTube Originals

YouTube

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30 Minutes With: Morgan Hertzan, VICE TV (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Morgan Hertzan

EVP & General Manager

VICE

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30 Minutes With: Charlie Parsons, National Geographic (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Charlie Parsons

VP, Development

National Geographic Channel

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30 Minutes With: Betsy Sanner Ayala, HGTV (4:00pm - 4:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Betsy Sanner Ayala

SVP, Production & Development

HGTV

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Friday, January 29

12:00pm

Keynote Conversation: Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Sponsored by

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will discuss their upcoming film Hemingway, a three-part series on the life and art of the writer that will air on PBS in April, 2021. The filmmakers will also discuss the role of documentary filmmaking in our current sociopolitical climate, and the interrelationship between documentary and non-fiction content, and the mandate of public television.


Featuring:


Ken Burns

Director & Producer

Florentine Films

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Interviewer

Eric Deggans

TV Critic

National Public Radio (NPR)

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Lynn Novick

Director & Producer

Florentine Films

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2:00pm

A Deep Dive Into Discovery+ (2:00pm - 3:00pm)

Sponsored by

Now it can be told -- Discovery, one of the giants in non-fiction programming, is staking its claim in the streaming sweepstakes and launching its own service. But how will it differ from Discovery’s myriad linear offerings, and what will be its unique selling point in the increasingly crowded streaming space? And what opportunities exist for content creators as the service kicks into gear? Here, you’ll hear from top executives behind the endeavor and learn more about what to expect from Discovery+.

Moderating:


Barry Walsh

Editor & Content Director

Realscreen Magazine

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Featuring:


Nancy Daniels

Chief Brand Officer, Discovery and Factual

Discovery, Inc.

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Kathleen Finch

Chief Lifestyle Brands Officer

Discovery, Inc.

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Lisa Holme

Group SVP, Content & Commercial Strategy

Discovery, Inc.

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Monday, February 1

12:00pm

30 Minutes With: David Stefanou, WEtv (12:00pm - 12:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


David Stefanou

SVP, Original Programming & Development

WE TV

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30 Minutes With: Blake Levin, USA Network/Syfy (12:00pm - 12:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Blake Levin

VP, Alternative Programming

USA Network/Syfy

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30 Minutes With: Erica Diaz-Gant, Investigation Discovery & True Crime on discovery+ (12:00pm - 12:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Erica Diaz-Gant

Senior Director, Development

Investigation Discovery

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30 Minutes With: Sarah Kuban, Magnolia Network (12:00pm - 12:30pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Sarah Kuban

VP of Content

Magnolia Network

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1:15pm

30 Minutes With: Patty Suh, Food Network & Cooking Channel (1:15pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Patty Suh

VP, Programming & Development

Food Network & Cooking Channel

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30 Minutes With: Robyn Lattaker-Johnson, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (1:15pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Robyn Lattaker-Johnson

Head of Unscripted Development, Programming & Specials

OWN Oprah Winfrey Network

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30 Minutes With: Angela Freedman, Travel Channel & Paranormal on discovery+ (1:15pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Angela Freedman

Director of Development

Travel Channel

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30 Minutes With: Hilary Rosen, UKTV (1:15pm - 1:45pm)

Sponsored by

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.

For more information on how to pitch to UKTV, please visit The Brief Realscreen's global pitch guide.


Featuring:


Hilary Rosen

Head of Factual & Factual Entertainment

UKTV

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2:30pm

Coffee With: Lifetime, Reelzchannel, SBS (2:30pm - 3:30pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Coffee with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Coffee with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Kim Chessler

VP, Non-Fiction Programming

Lifetime Television

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John Godfrey

Head of Unscripted Content

SBS

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Rob Swartz

SVP, Development & Production

REELZ Channel

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4:15pm

Cocktails With: Bravo, Food Network & Cooking Channel, Fubo TV, HGTV, Revolt TV (4:15pm - 5:15pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Cocktails with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for one (2) Cocktails with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Isaac Ahn

Director, Unscripted Development

Bravo and E!

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Pamela Duckworth

Head of fubo Sports Network and Original Programming

Fubo Sports Network

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Jonathyn Pankratz

VP of Multiplatform Programming, Promotional Strategy, and Acquisitions

REVOLT TV & Media

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Loren Ruch

Group SVP, Production & Development

HGTV

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Regan Toews

Director

Food Network & Cooking Channel

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Cocktails With: Discovery Channel, History, National Geographic (4:15pm - 5:15pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Cocktails with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for one (2) Cocktails with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Sydney Clover

Senior Director, Development

National Geographic

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Chris Hoelzl

SVP Program Development

Smithsonian Channel

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Jim Pasquarella

Vice President, History

A+E Networks

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Howard Swartz

SVP, Production & Development

Discovery Channel

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Tuesday, February 2

11:00am

Meet an Expert: Distributors - Boat Rocker Rights, GRB Entertainment, Off the Fence (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top distributors in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Loren Baxter

Head of Acquisitions

Off the Fence

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Natalie Vinet

VP, Global Factual Sales

Boat Rocker Rights

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Hud Woodle

EVP, International Sales & Operations

GRB Studios

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Meet an Expert: Distributors - Cineflix Rights, Passion Distribution, Red Arrow Studios International (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top distributors in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Shirley Bowers

VP, Sales & Acquisitions

Red Arrow Studios International

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Felicia Litovitz

VP, Acquisitions, North America

Cineflix Rights

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Sean Wheatley

Head of Acquisitions

Passion Distribution

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Meet an Expert: Distributors - Distribution360, Espresso Media International, Fremantle (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top distributors in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Amy Freshwater

Head of Sales and Acquisitions

Espresso Media International

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Harry Gamsu

VP, Non-Scripted Acquisitions

Fremantle

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Diane Rankin

SVP, Rights/Executive Producer

Distribution360

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12:15pm

Keynote Conversation: Robert Sharenow, A+E Networks (12:15pm - 1:15pm)

Sponsored by

In this keynote interview, Robert Sharenow will discuss current trends in unscripted and non-fiction programming, as well as his thoughts on the challenges of creating and slating content in the midst of the current pandemic. He will be interviewed by the host of A&E’s upcoming new series, I Survived a Crime, award-winning ABC News reporter Gio Benitez.


Featuring:


Interviewer

Gio Benitez

Transportation Correspondent

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Robert Sharenow

President of Programming

A+E Networks

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1:30pm

Managing Through Uncertainty: Producing in a Pandemic (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

The past year has wrought incredible obstacles upon the television and film industry, with producers and content creators needing to find new ways to craft projects under ever-changing conditions. And while the situation continues to be unpredictable, the good news is that content is being made, and seen. Here, you hear from producers across genres who will reveal how they are pivoting during the pandemic to create a wide range of programming -- from shiny floor to natural history and many points between -- while also examining how the limitations imposed by the situation may be changing what is being produced and how it’s being made -- for the better.

Moderating:


Tracey Baker-Simmons

Owner/Executive Producer

Baker Simmons Media

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Featuring:


Tom Brisley

Creative Director

Arrow Media

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Mary Donahue

SVP, Development & Programming

History

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Kate Harrison

President

Cream Productions

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Chachi Senior

Head of Development

Truly Original

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Allison Wallach

EVP & Head of Fox Alternative Entertainment (FAE)

FOX Alternative Entertainment

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International Outlook (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

We are in an unprecedented time when much of the world is undergoing a singular crisis, and non-fiction producers and buyers are facing unique challenges in bringing content to audiences, both in financing projects and in physically producing them. From best practices in navigating protocols in multiple territories and finding the most production-friendly partners in the current landscape, to exploring how the need for partnership may impact the rights model, this session brings together executives from around the world to examine how evolving strategies of international coproduction, distribution and creative financing are impacting the factual content business today and going forward.

Moderating:


Paul Heaney

CEO

BossaNova

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Featuring:


Kate Beal

Chief Executive Officer

Woodcut Media

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James Burstall

Chairman & CEO

Argonon

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Julie Chang

EVP, International Co-Productions

Blue Ant Media

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Mark Edwards

Commissioning Editor

ARTE France

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Arun Maljaars

VP, Content & Channels

INSIGHT TV

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2:45pm

Managing through Uncertainty: Dollars and Sense (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

While unscripted programming has proven to be a viable alternative for networks and audiences craving new content during the pandemic, producers, buyers and distributors have to contend with the challenges stemming from uncertainty in domestic and global economies. This session brings together execs from various sectors to examine how the economic realities taking shape during the pandemic will impact programming (commissioning, development and production budgets) in the months ahead and best practices for working and thriving within the new parameters that will emerge.

Moderating:


J.C. Mills

President & Commercial Director

Cineflix Productions

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Featuring:


Lauren Gellert

EVP, Development & Original Programming

WE TV

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Kevin Hill

Head, Television & Digital Development

Seven Bucks

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Ryann Lauckner

President & Chief Strategy Officer

Asylum Entertainment Group

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Emmanuelle Namiech

CEO

Passion Distribution

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Edward Simpson

Chief Strategy Officer

Wheelhouse

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Short Form: Big Potential? (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

From Snap to Facebook to many points between, the audience for short-form content is huge, and growing. But the demise of Quibi after a matter of months in operation poses several questions, with perhaps the most important ones being, what does this audience want to see, and how does it want its content delivered, and produced? This session brings together executives from short-form platforms, and creators and producers working within the medium who will share their answers to these questions and more.

Moderating:


Tim Duffy

Co-Bro

Ugly Brother Studios

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Featuring:


Emma-Rosa Dias

Managing Director

Afro-Mic Productions

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Toby Faulkner

Head of Unscripted

Facebook

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Heather Johns

VP, Talent & Development, Digital - Comedy Central, MTV, & VH1

ViacomCBS

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Erin Keating

Senior Development Manager, Snap Originals

Snapchat

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Caitlin Meek-O'Connor

Head of Acquisitions

Little Dot Studios

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4:30pm

30 Minutes With: Rob Swartz, Reelzchannel (4:30pm - 5:00pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Rob Swartz

SVP, Development & Production

REELZ Channel

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30 Minutes With: Alison Barrat, Love Nature (4:30pm - 5:00pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Alison Barrat

SVP, Production & Development

Love Nature

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30 Minutes With: Joseph Schneier, Discovery Channel (4:30pm - 5:00pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Joseph Schneier

SVP, Production & Development

Discovery Channel

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30 Minutes With: Jon Adler, CNN (4:30pm - 5:00pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Jon Adler

VP, Original Series

CNN

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Wednesday, February 3

11:00am

How to Make Your Team Diverse and Why It Matters (11:00am - 12:00pm)

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It’s been a long time coming, but at last, diversity, inclusion and equity are top of mind for companies across the spectrum in the screen content business today. But beyond pledges to “do better,” what does this mean from the practical perspective of actually making your company truly diverse and inclusive? Here, you’ll get information you can use from those who have made diversity and inclusion a priority and built teams accordingly, and learn why it’s the best thing you can do for your business, and for your content.

Moderating:


Bree L. Frank

VP Physical Production, Unscripted

Hello Sunshine

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Featuring:


Tyler Mitchell

CEO of Impact

Impact Creative Systems

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Jonathan Murray

Founder & Executive Consultant

Bunim-Murray Productions

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Deborah Williams

Executive Director

Creative Diversity Network

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Lisa Williams-Fauntroy

SVP, Business & Legal Affairs

Discovery, Inc.

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12:00pm

Meet an Expert: Agents - A3 Artists Agency, Kaplan Stahler Agency, WME (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top agencies in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Julia Bodner

Agent

WME

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Pierre Brogan

Agent, Alternative Programming, Licensing & Branding

A3 Artists Agency

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Kristin Peace

Agent

Kaplan Stahler Agency

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Meet an Expert: Agents - Gersh, ICM Partners, Innovative Artists, UTA (12:00pm - 1:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top agencies in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Bill Gersh

Agent, Alternative TV & Digital Packaging

Gersh Agency

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Greg Jules

Agent, International Television Media

ICM Partners

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Alan Moore

Agent

United Talent Agency

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Babette Perry

Head of Broadcasting & Hosting

Innovative Artists

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1:15pm

30 Minutes With: Alex Leibow, Snapchat (1:15pm - 1:45pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Alex Leibow

Development Manager

Snapchat

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30 Minutes With: Janet Han Vissering, Nat Geo WILD (1:15pm - 1:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Janet Han Vissering

SVP, Development & Production

Nat Geo Wild

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2:30pm

30 Minutes With: Christian Barcellos, CNBC (2:30pm - 3:00pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

CANCELLED. Unfortunately due to circumstances beyond our control, this session has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Featuring:


Christian Barcellos

SVP Development & Production

CNBC

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30 Minutes With: Sean Olsen, Game Show Network (2:30pm - 3:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Sean Olsen

VP, Development

Game Show Network

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30 Minutes With: Bill Margol, PBS (2:30pm - 3:00pm)

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*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

These live, interactive sessions feature some of the most in-demand unscripted buyers and commissioners talking about their programming strategies, future plans and priorities. The opportunity to submit questions to the commissioners will be available during the session.


Featuring:


Bill Margol

Sr. Director, Programming & Development

PBS

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3:45pm

Cocktails With: Investigation Discovery, Magnolia Network, PBS, TLC (3:45pm - 4:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Cocktails with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for one (2) Cocktails with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Brent Hatherill

Senior Director, Development

Investigation Discovery

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Sara Helman

VP, Program Development

TLC

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Wendy Llinas

Director, Programming & Development

PBS

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Donna MacLetchie

General Manager

Magnolia Network

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Cocktails With: A&E, E! Entertainment, Motor Trend Group, WEtv (3:45pm - 4:45pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

Cocktails with is a chance for producers to meet in small groups with commissioning execs, to learn a little more about programming needs of broadcasters. These are NOT pitch sessions — just a fantastic networking opportunity.  Don’t forget your beverage!

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for one (2) Cocktails with hosts, which will be available through our lottery-style selection process.

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Roger Henry

VP, Programming

MotorTrend Network

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Angela Molloy

VP, Development

WE TV

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Jonathan Partridge

Senior Executive Producer

A&E

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Tenaja Williams

Director, Unscripted Development, Bravo & E!

E! & Bravo

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4:00pm

Partner Presentation: The Power of Music to Tell Stories (4:00pm - 4:45pm)

Sponsored by

Over the last year, the industry has almost entirely reimagined how productions have come to screen – from filming at home to shooting on phones, incorporating social distancing and safety measures to radically rethinking the way that cast and crew work. All of which means that music has an even bigger place in elevating, driving and telling stories. Our panel of experts explore the role of music in today’s TV production landscape.

Moderating:


Todd King

Vice President, West Coast

Audio Network US

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Featuring:


Mark Herwick

EVP, Current US Unscripted Television

Entertainment One

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Rochelle Holguin Cappello

VP, Creative Music Strategy

ViacomCBS

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Sean Mulligan

VP Creative, Music Supervision

Entertainment One

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Thursday, February 4

11:00am

Propelling Premium Documentary (11:00am - 12:00pm)

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As documentaries enjoy a renaissance with the advent of more platforms -- and viewers -- embracing the genre, female directors are creating some of the most important, entertaining and culturally significant doc content being seen today. Here, several women filmmakers will discuss their work and the process of bringing it to the world, and offer insight on the challenges and opportunities that exist for women in the doc sphere now.

Moderating:


Abby Greensfelder

Founder & CEO

Everywoman Studios

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Featuring:


Garrett Bradley

Producer & Director

Thank You Very Kindly

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Julie Cohen

Producer & Director

Storyville FIlms

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Kirsten Johnson

Director, Producer & Cinematographer

Big Mouth Productions

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Dawn Porter

Founder & Director

Trilogy Films

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Betsy West

Director & Producer

Storyville FIlms

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Meet an Expert: Distributors - All3Media International, Lineup Industries, Lucky You (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top distributors in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Julian Curtis

Co-CEO & Co-Founder

Lineup Industries

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Rachel Job

SVP, Non-Scripted Content

all3media International

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Robert E Salvestrin

COO - Head of Distribution

Lucky You

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Meet an Expert: Distributors - Drive, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, TVF International (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top distributors in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Harriet Armston-Clarke

Director

TVF International

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Lilla Hurst

Joint Managing Director

Drive

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Cecilie Olsen

SVP, Global Content, Non-scripted

ITV

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Meet an Expert: Distributors - Beyond Rights, Rive Gauche Television, Terranoa (11:00am - 12:00pm)

*Included with your Marketplace+ pass

As part of our networking series designed to grow your connections, we’ve assembled some of the top distributors in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment and made them available for you to meet with. Sign up to find out what these industry experts can offer you and your production.

*Advance sign-up is required.

You may submit for two (2) Meet An Expert sessions; however, during this session you have the opportunity to meet and chat with up to three (3) hosts (*please note; hosts will be rotating in 20-minute increments).

Information on how to sign up will be emailed to registered delegates prior to the opening date.


Featuring:


Nicola Davey

VP, Acquisitions & Coproductions

Beyond Rights

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Laetitia Giansily-Doyle

Sales & Acquisitions, North America

Terranoa

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Justina Hemperek

SVP, Acquisitions & Sales

Rive Gauche Television

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12:15pm

New Horizons for Natural History (12:15pm - 1:15pm)

Natural history programming has been undergoing a renaissance over the last couple of years, thanks to the global impact of massive tentpole series from the big players in the genre, as well as the increasing presence and commissioning power of major streaming services delving into the field. But there is also a shift underway, as more production companies and platforms move into wildlife content, bringing new sensibilities and younger audiences into the mix. Here, you’ll meet some of the emerging players as well as established natural history producers and programmers looking to chart new territory and pave the way for fresh talent to make their mark.

Moderating:


David Cornwall

Managing Director

Scorpion TV

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Featuring:


Janet Han Vissering

SVP, Development & Production

Nat Geo Wild

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Martha Holmes

Head of Natural History

Plimsoll Productions Ltd

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Anwar Mamon

Series Producer

BBC Studios' Natural History Unit

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Ari Mark

Co-Founder

Ample Entertainment

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Carlyn Staudt

Global General Manager

Love Nature

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Case Study: How “Love Island” Became “Love Inland” (12:15pm - 1:15pm)

Necessity is often the mother of invention, and when it became necessary to rethink how to shoot one of unscripted’s biggest series in the midst of a pandemic, reinvention saved the day. Here, you’ll learn how the production team behind the format’s U.S. version pivoted to bring viewers an unprecedented season of the global phenomenon (which topped Season 1 in viewership and week-to-week growth) – partnering with Caesars Entertainment and taking over an entire hotel in Las Vegas to create a giant “production bubble” and recreate the Love Island “villa” on the roof of The Cromwell.

Moderating:


Barry Walsh

Editor & Content Director

Realscreen Magazine

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Featuring:


David George

CEO

ITV America

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Justine Ndiba

Season 2 Winner, Love Island

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Simon Thomas

EVP, Programming, West Coast

ITV America

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Cely Vazquez

Love Island

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1:30pm

Formats to the Rescue (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

While COVID-19 has played havoc with the content pipeline, there has been a bright side for those who produce and sell programming -- audience numbers are up and there is hunger for more. That hunger provides both challenges in meeting demand, and incredible opportunities to develop, produce and sell content with global potential. Here, you’ll see how the formats business is poised to capitalize on the current situation, as finished tape and local adaptations of popular formats, and new projects being pitched and greenlit,  are satisfying both buyers and viewers alike.

Moderating:


Phil Gurin

President & CEO

The Gurin Company

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Featuring:


Avi Armoza

CEO

Armoza Formats

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Revital Basel

MD Keshet Networks

Keshet International

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Sophie Ferron

CEO & Executive Producer

Media Ranch Inc

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Mikiko Nishiyama

MD, International Business Development

Nippon TV

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Nick Smith

EVP Formats

all3media International

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New Talent: Where to Find It, How to Attract It (1:30pm - 2:30pm)

From TikTok to podcasts, from Snapchat to Instagram, the talent pool in front of the camera and behind the scenes is expanding exponentially. Audiences that number in the millions can translate, for this new talent, into deals with similarly big numbers. But can the “traditional” medium of television also provide a home for these young creatives? And in a world of proliferating platforms and increasing cord-cutting, will it have to, for its own sake? Here, you’ll meet some of the new blood that’s recharging the content business, and those who are working with them to find out how and why it’s important to bring them to the party.

Moderating:


Brett-Patrick Jenkins

Executive Producer & Creator

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Featuring:


Kio Cyr

Actor, Social Media Star

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Nikita Dragun

CEO

Dragun Beauty

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Avi Gandhi

EVP, Digital

Wheelhouse Group

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Debra Goldfarb

Head of Alternative Television

Gersh Agency

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Shari Scorca

VP, Unscripted Content

Stage 13

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2:45pm

Trendwatch: Reality Reborn (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

With the maturation of unscripted television and the entry of new platforms delving into the field, several sub-genres within the space are enjoying a renaissance of sorts, and have been revamped for new generations of viewers. From dating and social experiments to sports docs and paranormal, reality is ripe for reinvention, and audiences are wanting more. Here, we’ll bring together programmers and producers behind some of the hottest series and projects on air now to discuss how they are reframing these tried and true categories, and learn about what other areas of unscripted might be ready for a rebirth.

Moderating:


D'Angela Proctor

CEO

Wayfarer Entertainment

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Featuring:


Jim Casey

President

Painless Productions

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Patrick Reardon

President

Jupiter Entertainment

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Cat Rodriguez

VP, Unscripted Development & Programming

Lifetime

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Joe Sungkur

SVP, Current Programming

FOX Alternative Entertainment

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Karrie Allyson Wolfe

EVP and Co-Head of Development and Programming

Kinetic Content

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Medium and the Message: How Different Platforms Tackle Topical Content (2:45pm - 3:45pm)

2020 has been a year for the books -- and for the screens. The pandemic, political and social polarization and a global reckoning over the scourge of racism have each impacted what -- and how -- we watch television and consume content today. This session will bring together producers and programmers working with various platforms -- from long-form to short-form, from cable to on demand --  to explore how they have brought these issues to audiences, and the varying approaches utilized to deliver impactful, informative and entertaining content to viewers, wherever they are.

Moderating:


Tim Pastore

Media Executive

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Featuring:


Subrata De

EVP & Global Head of Programming & Development, Vice News

VICE

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Jill Dickerson

Unscripted Originals

Snapchat

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Duane Jones

Co-Founder

Renowned Films

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Mary Robertson

SVP Current Production

Left/Right

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Jessie Surovell

Head of TV Development

ATTN:

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4:00pm

Wayne Brady: Bringing inclusivity, improv and inspiration to your business (4:00pm - 5:00pm)

Entrepreneur, award-winning actor, singer, improv comedian, producer, host, television personality, presenter and advocate -- Wayne Brady’s career path, and personal life journey, has helped him see the world in a unique way. With this life and professional experience, he is now building a truly diversified business under his Makin’ It Up Productions banner, working alongside some of the biggest names in entertainment along with some of the world’s top corporations. In this candid keynote conversation, Brady discusses his approach to diversifying his portfolio in the entertainment business, the myriad projects he’ll have on the way for 2021, and the importance of putting inclusivity at the core of his professional endeavors.

The recording of this session will be available until March 6, 2021 for registered Realscreen Summit delegates.


Featuring:


Wayne Brady

Actor, Singer, Improv Comedian, Producer, Host, Television Personality, Presenter and Advocate

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Interviewer

Aisha Tyler

Award Winning Director, Actor, Comedian, Bestselling Author, Podcaster, Activist and Entrepreneur

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