Michela Giorelli, VP of Production and Development at Discovery is one of the jury members

MIP Cancun announces judges for Formats Pitch Competition
12 de abril de 2019

The sixth edition of the Latin American TV Market, MIP Cancun 2019, announced the line up of industry-renowned judges for its inaugural Formats Pitch Competition held in partnership with independent distributor all3media international.

MIP Cancun Formats pitch is a regional pitching competition for creators and producers of new non-scripted entertainment format concepts in Latin America.

The jury members include Michela Giorelli (VP of Production and Development Discovery), Francisco Cordero (CEO, BTF Media) and Frank Scheuermann (Director of Non-Scripted Formats at Televisa). Janel Downing, VP Sales Latin America will chair the heavyweight panel for all3media international.

The Latin American focused Formats Pitch builds on all3media international’s previous partnerships with Reed Midem on the Asia Television Forum Formats Pitch and MIPTV Pitch.

Calls for entry have opened and deadlines for submissions will be September 13, 2019. The shortlist will be announced on September 27, 2019. The winning format will receive a prize package including £5,000, a value-added coaching package with a key executive and the opportunity to partner with all3media international in developing the format for pitching to global broadcasters.

“We’re excited to partner with all3media international on the newly launched MIP Cancun Formats Pitch. Their support and expertise is a real prize and offers an enormous opportunity for format creators and producers to kick-start their format ideas,” said Laurine Garaude, director of Reed Midem’s Television Division.

“We’re delighted to partner with MIP Cancun on the MIP Cancun Formats Pitch and to have Janel Downing leading such a knowledgeable line up of professionals, this builds on the great inroads she has been making in the region,” commented Sally Habbershaw, EVP Americas all3media international.