This year we proudly launched the MPS Ambassadors Programme featuring key industry experts from all areas of production! These ambassadors support the show and helped us develop the strategy & content plan around it. The Media Production Show is an important platform and event for the industry, by the industry.
Dhanny has successfully launched Big Deal Films, one of London’s fastest-growing BAME production companies, alongside managing YouTube Ambassador & author Humza Arshad. His second to none expertise has helped establish underrepresented and diverse talent, which has been showcased in productions across BBC, Channel 4, ITV, SKY and more.
“Having an event, like MPS, where you have all different strands of production & industry in one place, makes life a lot easier for me. In one day, I can knockout 6-7 months’ worth of meetings as well as pick up new trends, tech and speaking to key people is really helpful.”
Jayson has extensive experience in the management of direct, channel and distribution sales models throughout EMEA which has enabled DigiBox to represent best of breed products from innovative, world-leading manufacturers, including Adder, AJA, Avid, BirdDog and Wowza, the convergence market and broadcast post-production facilities.
“It’s extremely important to have a show like MPS. It’s based in central London and to have an event where we can all come together, share ideas and knowledge, learn and there’s very little opportunity for us to come together to do this.”
Natascha has been instrumental in designing the image and interiors of ENVY plus she created the ENVY Academy, a specialist training programme for new talent and an information source for university students. She is a key driver in ENVY’s reputation as one of the industry leading post houses.
“It’s always been really good going to The Media Production Show, always lots of people to see, the networking is great. You get an amazing 360 view of the whole industry, all under one roof – what’s not to like! There are numerous benefits to attend The Media Production Show.”
Martin’s an experienced Business Development Director with a demonstrated history of working in the Telecommunications Industry and Media industry. Skilled in Business Development Management, New Sales, Marketing, PR, Data Center, VPLS, MPLS, Cloud, Internet, Management, and Account Management.
“The Media Production Show has definitely become the date to put in your diary. The content and speakers that MPS have are absolutely amazing and it allows people to share ideas or get involved with… like you may go to the show for one thing but actually end up talking about something else that you never even thought about.”
As a trained actress and experienced British female voice over artist, Posy has provided voiceover services to household brands since 1999. The quality and versatility of her voice as well as her experience means she can offer added value advice on scripts and content. She has her own professional studio with ISDN, Source Connect Pro, SCNow and Skype facilities.
“Having a show like MPS is more important now than ever before, it’s great to come to MPS and meet people in person. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been in the industry for 20 years or just a couple of years, the seminar content is brilliant and relevant and MPS is really welcoming to freelancers too.”
With over 15 years of industry experience, Brian has always ensured that the needs and expectations of production companies and broadcasters are met and worked closely with users from the beginning, building towards successful longstanding relationships.
“Benefits of attending MPS are you meet the manufacturers and producers of equipment, so you get their feedback, so if you want and need something in a production, this is the only time to get to meet the users.”
Neil’s role is to establish an authoritative collective voice for UK Screen Alliance members in lobbying government and policy makers. This advocacy for post-production, VFX, animation and studio operators aims to optimise business conditions for growth and secure the development and supply of home-grown and international talent.
“MPS is great show because everybody comes together from all different levels within the industry, whether they’re commissioners, whether they’re producers, whether they’re service providers”
Guy has been providing specialist Media interiors and manufacture of Studio Furniture, for the Post, Film, Gaming and Broadcast industries worldwide for the last three decades. Including the unique SpaceCrate, a permanent or temporary, professional-spec creative Audio space designed for a variety of creative disciplines in Media & Entertainment, for production and post.
“We love going to MPS, we get to learn about editing trends, grading, audio-formats that are constantly changing, so we can keep on top of the path of where media and tech are going and so we can carry on this knowledge to our products to match the marketplace.”
Working closely with UK and US production companies and post-producing content for majority of the production companies based in London such as Mentorn Media, Sunset+Vine, Firecracker Films, Pioneer Productions, Daybreak Pictures, Videoarts and Passion Distribution; has allowed Ed to be key in highlighting the needs and wants of the industry.
“Having a UK show is key, as it is not always possible to send your teams abroad to international events, but you still want them to look at new technology, attend seminars and learn about issues relevant to them. Networking with local clients, suppliers and colleagues is invaluable.”
Before relocating to London from Sydney to join 3 Mills in 2015, Paul was Director of Production Attraction & Incentives at Screen NSW and before that Manager of Fox Searchlight & Specialised Films at 20th Century Fox. He previously ran his own business specialising in the exhibition of Asian films in Australia.
“What I like about MPS is that it covers everything from creative to very high-end technology. The benefits of attending MPS are simple, it’s THE event, THE annual event to attend for the screen production industry in the UK and have the opportunity to connect with people across the production process such as creatives, producers and line producers.”
Zoe’s business management skills with experience in the Media & Entertainment and IT sector, has helped her support Jigsaw24 to help push the latest technology in the creative industries, and driving IT in enterprise and education including partners such as Adobe, Apple, Sony, Microsoft, Quantum and many more.
“Having MPS every year where everyone comes together to talk about what’s going on in the industry, learn from each other and inspire each other is so important because the breadth of companies and individuals at MPS, you can’t really find anywhere else.”