13-14 May 2020
London Olympia

The Media Production & technology Show

2019 Programme

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2019 Programme

View last year's event programme to get an idea of the content on offer at MPTS.
Please note, this page will be updated with the 2020 programme in early March, featuring the NEW Technology, DPP and Mojofest Theatres.

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10:30
    • Keynote
    Jamal Edwards MBE is a British entrepreneur, author. Edwards is the founder of SBTV - an online media platform to discover emerging artists. It launched in 2006 and has helped to launch the careers of ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Bringing together this panel of post production experts from a regional post house and representation from London we will explore and debate the sector, funding, budgeting, pricing, Brexit and more - ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    An insight into WL's immersive production environment which showcases the latest developments in Augmented and Mixed Reality workflows for live broadcast, powered by disguise's xR. WL's SmartStage rep ...
10:45
    • Production & Lighting
    The latest & greatest Academy award winning LED lighting tools to make your Run & Gun shooting experience fast, efficient and quality driven. With a live model on stage you will see how to utilise the ...
11:00
    • Broadcast TECH
    James is an adventurer and filmmaker crazy for stories that explore how amazing the natural world is... and how amazing we humans can be too. His award-winning films have not only taken him to some of ...
    • Broadcast Sport
    There are so many skills and techniques required of a multi-camera director, particularly in live sport . Hear from this panel of experts from pre-production planning, the special traits of being a mu ...
11:30
    • Disguise & White Light
    An insight into White Light's delivery of the ITV Sport Russia World Cup 2018 studios. On hand will be a panel of experts who will explain the complex technical design which included a virtual set ext ...
  1. 30 mins
    • Keynote
    Renowned production designer Aaron Haye shares his experience working on the hit movie ' Bohemian Rhapsody'.  
    • Production & Lighting
    Dr Eleanor Dare will showcase the MA Digital Direction/Storytelling course and how it addresses and predicts future trends and ideas about the way we tell stories You will then hear from 3 RCA MA digi ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    In this session Danny Hollingsworth Avid Solution specialist will be discussing the importance of efficiency in today's production and post workflows. Sharing the latest announcements around Media Com ...
    • Audio
    Emma Butt, Lucy Mitchell, and Kate Davis are similar in that they all Dubbing Mixers, from there this fantastically talented group of women diverges. The differences begin from how they came up in aud ...
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Broadcast TECH
    Livestreamed video is fast becoming the most popular way to reach out to your audience. Whether you have something to say to the whole world, or just your organisations local network. Join Telestream ...
    • Broadcast Sport
    Consumers are accessing sports content in a plethora of different ways, consuming games through linear TV, catch-up services, bespoke OTT platforms and a growing assortment of social media platforms. ...
12:30
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    The Eluvio Content Fabric is a new high-performance software network for managing and distributing video in ways simply never before possible. Content is a first class resource. One platform covers di ...
    • Audio
    In recent years the deployment of audio over IP technologies in production audio has exploded. Many manufacturers have designed these systems to be simple to set up as possible, and professional assoc ...
    • Production & Lighting
    Discussing the importance for brands to produce high quality video and how these types of companies are investing in video to represent themselves to consumers across many platforms. High-end content ...
    • Keynote
    Saturday night entertainment shows remain one of the most potent ways for live terrestrial broadcasters to win audiences. So getting them right is absolutely crucial for channels such as BBC1 and ITV1 ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    An insight into WL's immersive production environment which showcases the latest developments in Augmented and Mixed Reality workflows for live broadcast, powered by disguise's xR. WL's SmartStage rep ...
13:00
    • Broadcast Sport
    It is becoming clear that there are many benefits to broadcasters and content owners using AI technology in sports production. This panel will explore just how important this technology is currently a ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    In this session you will gain an understanding about the different Intellectual Property Rights including- Patents, Trade Marks and Registered Designs with an emphasis on the importance of Copyright a ...
13:30
    • Keynote
    The scripted boom has created a whole range of opportunities ' and challenges ' for the drama sector. In this keynote session, the Media Production Show brings together leading drama producers who out ...
    • Production & Lighting
    This panel has a wealth of knowledge and experience of creating , planning and producing content internationally. If this is part of your content production plans in the future you can't afford to mis ...
    • Audio
    Exploring podcasting as the ideal partner platform to TV and IP development.  
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    As organisations continue to seek solutions that offer fast, easy and secure ways to distribute their high-value content we discuss how moving to a cloud-based service can provide the flexibility to m ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
14:00
    • Broadcast Sport
    SailGP is sailing redefined. As a completely new global sports championship featuring cutting-edge technology & awe-inspiring athleticism, SailGP's multi-platform content distribution is fan-centric. ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    Ever increasing file sizes & unprecedented content growth create new challenges for organizations, placing added pressure on storage, infrastructure and workflow. Natural threats and cyberattacks on a ...
    • Audio
    In conversation with two of the key audio team delivering the superb finished sound on recently released Rocketman.  
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Technology is at its most exciting where it intersects with creation to innovate ways of experiencing, enjoying and understanding content. Those in the enviable position to shape all our future media ...
14:30
    • Production & Lighting
    Colour, texture, light and shade makes or breaks a scene be it a Documentary or Drama. This masterclass with a live model and background on stage will show you how to create and develop powerful and c ...
    • Keynote
    Leading DoPs from across scripted and non-scripted production discuss their latest projects, and reveal the kit and techniques they used to capture them. From lenses to lighting, and formats to framin ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
    • Audio
    With the games industry generating more revenue into the UK economy than TV & Film, what areas around sound in particular can the TV & film industry learn from what the gaming sector does. Sound is re ...
15:00
    • Broadcast TECH
    Discover how the Rise mentoring programme has had an impact on women's careers across the sector, as well as what this years Mentees hope to achieve.  
  1. 0 mins
    • Broadcast Sport
    Learn how to rapidly edit and publish sports clips and highlights with Blackbird, the world's fastest cloud video platform. Trusted by leading sports rights holders including IMG, Deltatre and MSG Net ...
15:30
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning is moving from experiment to practical use across routine workflows and into the heart of content creation. Will the editors of the future be managers of AI bo ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    Eurosport were the broadcast partner of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games across 48 markets in Europe. This talk will give an insight into how White Light provided the creative technology for ...
    • Audio
    Find out from our panel of experts how the creative community has evolved to accommodate a freelance workforce, how to partner with facilities and get the most out of them to achieve the best results. ...
    • Keynote
    Leading public and private UK film executives will talk about funding strategies and backing UK talent and projects in a fast-changing industry while a UK producer talks about raising finance in the i ...
    • Production & Lighting
    Learn how forward thinking education and eSports content creators are reaching new heights in IP-based delivery, infrastructure and distribution with NewTek's NDI'.  
16:00
    • Broadcast TECH
    Content is King ' the content landscape as we know it, is changing. How can you retain full control of the master and control the transcode whilst also formatting the conversion for the delivered vers ...
  1. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Sport
    The DR1 Champions Series witnessed five drone racing teams battle in the skies above six epic European locations. Exec.Producer Stan Stanworth is here to divulge how his team used filming, editing and ...
16:30
    • Keynote
    Screenwriters Vinay Patel (Murdered By My Father; Doctor Who), Anna Symons (Mrs Wilson) and James Graham (Brexit: The Uncivil War) share their tips on breaking into TV drama, developing and pitching i ...
    • Audio
    Audio in the Golden Age of Documentaries.  
    • Production & Lighting
    TCN and the MAMA Youth Project both support talent from a diverse range of backgrounds take their first steps into the industry and move up the career ladder. Hear from Bob Clarke (CEO MYP) and Fraser ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    A high level discussion around the UK VFX industry discussing topics such as talent (where can we find future talent in the UK?), training, funding & budgeting for film & TV for VFX projects, impact o ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
10:30
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Industry trade body, UK Screen Alliance, formerly UK Post, is now 15 years old. We will look at the impact of its advocacy on the business of post, VFX, animation & studios and where the challenges ar ...
    • Keynote
    How will Nat Hist programming develop in the next 5 years & what is driving the current investment in Natural History content. Will conservation and environmental issues become more of a focus and wha ...
    • Production & Lighting
    With a huge amount of experience and talent between them, Sonja & Aaron will share some of their most recent case studies across TV & Film and offer inspiring insights into the craft of production des ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    Peter Doyle has had a 40-year career to date, with his credits including The Lord of the Rings trilogy, the Harry Potter film series, Darkest Hour and the Fantastic Beasts films. He has graded 12 of t ...
    • Audio
    End-to-end audio production for TV Drama production.  
    • Broadcast Sport
    2020 is going to be a huge year for sports, we will look at the future of broadcasting in this genre. What will the developments be? What is happening now ready for next year? What does this mean for ...
11:30
    • Broadcast Sport
    IQ Sports Producer, Mobile Viewpoint's AI powered live production and streaming solution designed especially for sports. Its simple and intuitive interface allows anyone to produce and stream a game a ...
    • Production & Lighting
    The latest & greatest Academy award winning LED lighting tools to make your Run & Gun shooting experience fast, efficient and quality driven. With a live model on stage you will see how to utilise the ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    An insight into White Light's delivery of the ITV Sport Russia World Cup 2018 studios. On hand will be a panel of experts who will explain the complex technical design which included a virtual set ext ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Exploring the changing world of media production & broadcasting, examining the latest innovations & revolutions with first hand customer insight. We will reveal benefits of de-centralisation in media ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    The Quake was one of the the most successful films in Norway in 2018. Shooting a low budget disaster movie for $6.4m with thousands of complex SFX shots needed high precision both artistically and tec ...
    • Keynote
    Some factual series can be as complex to produce as any big entertainment show or live outside broadcast, with producers seeking to capture the workings of major institutions, large groups of people o ...
    • Audio
    Richard & Claire will discuss the craft of musical composition and share details of some of their recent projects , and what are the basic skills necessary for a music composer.  
12:30
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Producers are delivering more content, in multiple formats and languages, while complex workflows and storage requirements are limiting productivity. Join the DPP to learn how IMF for Broadcast & Onli ...
    • Production & Lighting
    How practical special effects have evolved to keep pace with technology. Toby Stewart has been with Artem since 2005, and has worked on numerous commercials, television and film projects. He designed ...
    • Broadcast Sport
    This session gives the opportunity to hear first-hand how IP, Remote Production and 5G is being utilised to revolutionise workflows, create efficiencies and reduce production costs across within sport ...
    • Keynote
    What it's like to be a woman in Media, have we seen effective change in the last 2 years in terms of working practices, equal pay and behaviours in the industry. This panel from a wide variety of back ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    Featuring expert insights and global case studies from the market-leading Online Video Platform provider, Brightcove.  
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
13:30
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
    • Keynote
    Broadcasters and streamers are fuelling a renewed interest in distinctive, ambitious documentaries, proving that the true life tales can be every bit as compelling and bingeable as scripted drama. Our ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Should security be top of the agenda for indie producers especially those delivering to online content providers? One false step and the whole house of cards could come crashing down. This session, le ...
  1. 60 mins
    • Audio
    The voice is a unique and powerful instrument. VoiceOvers are used across many areas within the TV, Film and Gaming industries, but what actually is a voiceover and what makes a good one? This panel w ...
    • Broadcast Sport
    Centralised Production allows centrally located technical facilities to be elastically shared across multiple productions and geographic locations, allowing production teams to increase agility, minim ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    We consider legacy SDI technology and what the world's leading broadcasters have done with IP. IP works, is deliverable 'out-of-the-box' but not everything is as it may appear. We examine key decision ...
    • Production & Lighting
    Exploring the rise in popularity of remotely controlled PTZ cameras for every type of production, with a closer look at technologies such as NDI and Auto Tracking.  
14:30
    • Broadcast Sport
    The Weavr consortium, comprising of ESL, University of York, dock10, REWIND, Cybula, and FocalPointVR with backing from UKRI's Audiences of the Future development fund, will over the next two years de ...
    • Production & Lighting
    With the help of 3 leading TV producers we'll take a close look at the safety involved in making challenging sequences across three different genre..  
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    With file sizes increasing and as immersive media like VR emerges, leveraging the cloud will not only be routine for the highest budget projects and largest vendors. What is the current scope of cloud ...
    • Audio
    With Sky, Netflix and Amazon increasingly including Dolby Atmos as part of their delivery requirements, being ready to create Dolby Atmos productions is becoming essential. This session will cover the ...
    • Keynote
    This expert panel of editors with credits such as 'The Crown', 'Rocketman', 'Eastenders' & 'Robin Hood' they will reveal their insight into becoming a great editor, their craft, their most recent proj ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    A global technology leader with over 30 years' experience in the professional graphics market and a NVIDIA value added distribution preferred partner. PNY brings across 50 countries the latest GPU tec ...
15:30
    • Keynote
    Factual Entertainment commissioners from across some of the UK's main broadcasters set out their strategies and discuss their current programming needs. Join them to find out how, what and when to pit ...
    • Disguise & White Light
    Eurosport were the broadcast partner of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games across 48 markets in Europe. This talk will give an insight into how White Light provided the creative technology for ...
    • Technology & Post-Creative Hub
    Top colourists give insights into the creative process and how technology and art combine when setting a 'look' for productions. What are the new trends and influences and what's next in crafting stun ...
    • Production & Lighting
    Colour, texture, light and shade makes or breaks a scene be it a Documentary or Drama. This masterclass with a live model and background on stage will show you how to create and develop powerful and c ...
    • Audio
    ' Why would you want to produce audio in 3D? ' How did we arrive here and why it's the right time to start with immersive audio ' Current production techniques ' The future of Ambisonics and object ba ...
    • Broadcast TECH
    Content takes many forms but how does the future look like? The expert panel will share their views from a Gaming, VR/MR and Film and TV nperspective.  
16:15
    • Audio
    In this year's keynote at the audio theatre, we look ahead to 'Yesterday'. Oscar-winning Supervising Sound Editor Glenn Freemantle talks about his approach to creating the soundtrack for what looks to ...

2020 Exhibitors Include:

Testimonials

Testimonials

  • Exhibiting and speaking at MPTS 2019 was a very worthwhile investment for Blackbird. We made a lot of valuable contacts over the 2 days at what was a busy & well organised event for the UK’s media production industry
    Adrian Lambert
    Blackbird
  • I think MPTS is a fantastic opportunity for film, television and online to all come together, ultimately we have so much to learn. We are increasingly needing to and should be producing television & stories that are truly engaging and interactive
    James Levelle
    Adventure Filmmaker
  • Our first show & it’s been a great experience, it surpassed our expectations. We got exposure to a receptive audience which has been incredible. The show worked really well for us & would love to do it again. A well-organised, brilliant experience!
    Bethan Wilkin
    ITV
  • What I like about MPTS is that it covers everything from creative to very high-end technology. The benefits of attending are simple, it's THE annual event for the screen production industry in the UK and provides the opportunity to connect with people from across the production process
    Paul de Carvalho
    3Mills
  • Panasonic have supported MPTS since its inception, because we wanted to support a show that both considers the constant evolution of our industry and helps deliver new opportunities for our business. We consider MPTS to be a key show for the UK as it provides a platform that focuses on the technology advancements that impact the creative industries, and that is something we want to be a part of
    Nigel Wilkes
    Panasonic

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