Sensational, Shocking Secrets of Global Format Success! Next Week at KMW

Intriguing and fascinating – these are the two words describing this year’s concluding session of KMW prepared in partnership with Small World International. Join the panel Sensational, Shocking Secrets of Global Format Success taking place on September 15 at 18:30-19:10, and find out all you need to know about formats from an unexpected perspective and learn how to succeed in the field.
The panel will focus on how to navigate the new world in finding formats, acquiring, selling, and broadcasting. Also, the panelists will discuss the most bizarre anecdotes on how the format business has changed over thirty years with these esteemed veterans of global TV. 

The panel is led by Tim Crescenti, head of Small World International and a global format veteran guru who has brought the world such global hits as Dragons' Den (aka Shark Tank in his Sony days) and Grandpas Over Flowers(aka Better Late Than Never which made history as the first South Korean format to be adapted in the US).

Paul Gilbert, SVP of International Formats for ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group as well as one of the founding members of FRAPA

Lisette van Diepen, Acquisitions Executive for Brot and Butter Entertainment Germany, with more than 25 years of experience in identifying, negotiating, and acquiring program rights for international distribution

Markus Sterky, content strategist at SVT and television committee chair for the European Broadcasting Union

Chiara Duranti, the Formatbiz founder, which specializes in the monitoring of International TV Markets and Communication & PR for Independent producers

Ed Waller, the editorial director for C21 Media, publishing the leading international TV trade website C21Media.net and print magazines Channel 21 International, Drama Quarterly, and C21 Kids.

Small World International was founded by Tim and Colleen Crescenti has cultivated a global reputation for finding the most unique and entertaining television properties around the world and turning them into global formats. With over 29 years of television experience that encompasses producing over 159 shows in 63 countries, combined with unique relationships with broadcasters and producers around the world, Small World IFT is a trusted brand with some of the biggest names in television. Small World has been responsible for 4 properties on the air in the US, and 29 globally. 

The 11th international media forum KYIV MEDIA WEEK will be held on September 14-15, 2021 in Hyatt Regency Kyiv, Ukraine. Also, everyone is welcome to join the forum online and follow the sessions during the live broadcast free of charge at MBR news and analytical platform.

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