Reed MIDEM announces that Colman Domingo of AMC’s global hit drama “Fear the Walking Dead” will join Josh Sapan, President and CEO of AMC Networks, for a Media Mastermind Keynote at MIPCOM 2018 on 16th October. The new session timing will be 11:00-11:30am in the Grand Auditorium at the Palais des Festivals.
At MIPCOM, Sapan will discuss AMC Networks’ focus on creating distinct, innovative programming that engages passionate fans, as well as the company’s focus on growing its direct to consumer subscription platforms, building out its AMC Studios arm, and its continued global expansion.
The world’s entertainment content market, MIPCOM takes place in Cannes, France, from 15-18 October. The MIPCOM 2018 conference programme is titled THE BIG SHIFT: Transitioning to a Reshaped Media Landscape . “The global content industry is on a high. Volume and demand for premium content are reaching new heights, rising in tandem with unparalleled quality. Financial pressure is intensifying as global streamers impact the balance of power across the content universe. To stand-out and remain unique, it is critical to invest in talent, embrace risk-taking, finance innovation, and secure IP retention. Consolidation, gaining ownership and control over content, is more than ever the name of the global content game. Now is the time to envision future business models, put new rules into play and take part in an unprecedented reshaping of the entertainment media landscape”, expressed the press release..