CONTENTS / EVENTS
“Five years creating business opportunities” with this slogan the meeting point of the industry and talent between Europe and America began yesterday.
Daniel Écija Showrunner GOOD MOOD (Spain), María Grechishnikova CEO of Star Media, (Russia), Ana Cecilia Alvarado, VP Business & Talent Relations, Ecuavisa Studios (Ecuador) and Laura Miñarro, VP International Coproductions, Buendía Estudios (Spain) are the leaders who give the keynotes of the online edition.
The fifth edition of Conecta FICTION will have two phases: Online in June 28-30 and face-to-face those from September 13 to 16, again at the Baluarte Conference Center, Pamplona, Navarra-Iruña (Spain).
The event since yesterday offers an open program with free and free access for professionals and interested public, especially students and international press, to join and enjoy some of the content that, as an aperitif, is what the edition will be September face-to-face focused on meeting, debate, training, and business around serial fiction.
The event has CINEMACHILE as official streaming Partner and companies such as VIS, (Viacom International Studios), ZDF Enterprises and Mediacrest and institutions and organizations that support producers and talent such as Navarra Film Commission, Basque audiovisual, Catalan Films, ALMA, the writers’ union, and ABC scriptwriters to show their news in the Spotlights Corners.
Gerarldine Gonard made a summary. “Conecta FICTION began as a networking meeting that aimed to unite all the players in the fiction series industry on one side and the other of the Atlantic Ocean. In these five years a community and a special bond have been generated because the participants have connected, generating real business opportunities between both continents. Not only have projects been transformed into fiction series, but associations have also emerged between production companies, new companies, many contacts that have led to business and personal collaborations. The participants have had the opportunity to better understand the industry at a global, regional and even local level, and this is essential to be able to do better business”.
The Advisory Committee of the fifth edition of Conecta FICTION is made up of Alex Lagormarsino, CEO of Mediabiz US Corp (United States); Steven Bawol, CEO of Helion Sps (France); Thierry Baujard, co-founder of Just Temptation (Germany) and Laura Tapias, VP Americas & Iberia at Applicaster (United States).