TBI Talks: Preparing For A Post-Lockdown Landscape
With millions of people stuck indoors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for quality TV content has never been higher. And despite lockdown restrictions, producers, distributors, broadcasters and streamers have been quick to adapt and new opportunities – and innovative ways to continue on in the face of the pandemic – have emerged.
TBI Talks is a lively and informative new series of monthly online discussions with key players from the world of content, who cut to the heart of the challenges facing the business and the opportunities that the pandemic has created.
Each session allows viewers to:
- Gain insight from market-leading executives on how their businesses are changing
- Find out where opportunities lie ahead
- Hear from industry-leading analysts about changing trends and demand areas
The fantastic line-up for our next session includes:
Richard Watsham, Director of Commissioning at UKTV – Richard oversees all aspects of originations across editorial, production and commercial partnerships. His remit includes an array of networks such as Dave, W, Eden, Drama, and streamer UKTV Play. He will discuss his extensive programming requirements over the coming months; explain the potential for partnerships; provide practical insights into navigating production restrictions; and reveal the opportunities that will become available as lockdown begins to lift.
Maria Rua Aguete, Executive Director of Media, Service Providers & Platforms at Omdia – Maria will provide insights into how the most recent Covid-19 developments around the world have impacted the content business and what they spell for the future of the industry.
Jeremy Roberts, Partner and Head of Broadcasting & Content Distribution at Sheridans – Jeremy will offer expert advice on how productions can get smoothly underway once lockdowns lift, how to deal with insurance issues, and what other issues businesses must bear in mind.
More panellists to be announced!
- Richard Watsham, Director of Commissioning, UKTV
- Maria Rua Aguete, Executive Director of Media, Service Providers & Platforms, Omdia
- Jeremy Roberts, Partner and Head of Broadcasting & Content Distribution, Sheridans
- Richard Middleton, Editor, TBI