Paul Dempsey, president of Global Markets for BBC Worldwide
BBC Worldwide Showcase 2018 will be held February 18 to 21 in Liverpool with important presence of big digital clients
06 de febrero de 2018
BBC Worldwide Showcase 2018 will be held February 18 to 21 in Liverpool. Along with talent, producers, and TV content buyers, this year, the biggest delegation until now of digital clients, such as Google, Apple, Netflix, Microsoft, Facebook-Oculus, and Amazon will attend. Also, regional SVODs like Showmax, Stan, Deutsche Telecom, iFlix, and Hulu.
Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who), Idris Elba (Luther), Charlotte Riley (Press), Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge), Nicola Walker (The Split) and Karl Pilkington (Sick of It) will be present to launch their new programs; and producers of natural history series like Dynasty and Serengeti, will show their programs.
More than 700 buyers are expected to attend. They will have access to thousands of hours of TV content. The itinerary includes a co-production forum, where potential partners will hear about new programs and talks with experts in the industry, as well as information sessions on cultural and consumption trends.
It will be possible to see what´s new in drama, comedy, natural history, science, formats, factual entertainment, history, and documentaries.
Paul Dempsey, president of Global Markets for BBC Worldwide, said: “This year, many of the key names of the majority of independent production companies in the United Kingdom, who will discuss their latest content strategies, new projects, and global trends, will accompany us”.