A major new initiative this year is the Commissioners' Meet Up, which will give creators and producers a chance to showcase more than 130 projects in progress – whether they are in the early stages, in development, or actually in production. The initiative will feature leading commissioning editors including: Axel Arno, Commissioning Editor, SVT-Sveriges Television; Barbara Biemann, Commissioning Editor, ARD/NDR; Rodolphe Guignard, Head of Broadcasting, RMC Decouverte; Marijke Huijbregts, Commissioning Editor, AVRO; Ann Julienne, Head of International Development, France Televisions; Thierry Mino, Deputy Head of Documentaries & Acquisitions and International Co-Productions, France Televisions; Joon Sueck Park, Acquisitions & Sales Manager, Programming & Planning Team, KNN-Korea New Network; Laurent Sicouri, Head of Acquisitions and International Pre-Buys, Groupe Canal Plus; Tore Tomter, Programme Acquisitions, NRK; Guenaelle Troly, Director of Programming, RMC Decouverte; Mark Starowicz, Executive Director, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Jenny Westergard, Commissioning Editor, YLE.
The MIPDoc International Pitch will feature six of the best projects registered in the MIPDoc 2013 catalogue, offering the finalists the opportunity to pitch live in front of an international panel of commissioning editors and broadcasters on the first day of MIPDoc.
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About MIPTV – Founded in 1963, MIPTV is the annual international market and creative forum for content on every screen. It brings professionals from the global TV and online content industry to Cannes, France, for four days of exhibition, conferences, screenings and networking. It is a key market for buying and selling content and early-stage content development. MIPCube constitutes a special programme exploring tech and creative approaches with the community re-inventing the content experience within MIPTV. The weekend prior to MIPTV, MIPDoc and MIPFormats constitute a two-day showcase for non-fiction and unscripted programming. In 2013, MIPTV celebrates its 50 th anniversary. www.miptv.com