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Europe in Focus: IP in a Transmedia World - Boosting Creativity and Audiences

The European Commission participates in Venice Bridge Production as part of the 80th Venice International Film Festival by co-hosting a Europe in Focus session on Intellectual Property.

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European Commission

•    2 September 2023 - 14:30 to 16:00 (CEST)
•    Hotel Excelsior (3rd floor), Spazio Incontri and online on the VPB live channel
•    Accreditations and public

The European Media Outlook Report, published in May 2023 by the Commission, has shown that the stakes for EU industry competing with global players are greater than ever! This panel will discuss recent global trends in exploitation of IP across film, series, publishing, video games and virtual worlds. The increasing value of retaining and exploiting IP will be explored, both for creative growth and reaching wider, younger audiences.

  • Moderator: Philippe Reynaert (General Manager, Xanadu)
  • Introduction: Laurence Farreng (Member of the European Parliament)
  • Panellists:
    • Theo Collier (Rights Director, Feltrinelli Group)
    • Philipp Schmidt (Chief Transformation Officer of Prisma Media, Managing Director of Prisma Media Solutions, Vivendi)
    • David Dusa (IP Creator & Writer, Dark Riviera)
    • Sven Haeberlein (CEO, Trotzkind)
  • Conclusion: Martin Dawson (Deputy Head of Unit Audiovisual Industry and Media Support Programmes, DG CNECT, European Commission)

Watch the recording!


IP in a Transmedia World - Speakers (.pdf)