12-13 May 2021
London Olympia

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  • BlissTek announces experienced new CEO

    11 Jan 2021 Max Miller - Broadcast
    BlissTek has appointed Jeremy Deaner as its new CEO. Deaner was most recently CEO of file-based broadcast workflow company AmberFin before it was acquired by Dalet, and has over 25 years’ experience w ...
  • UK Screen updates Covid guidance

    10 Jan 2021 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    The UK Screen Alliance has updated its ’Guidance for Safe Working in Post-Production & VFX during the Covid-19 Pandemic’ to account for new government regulations introduced this month. Culture Secret ...
  • World Rugby Recruits New Broadcast Operations Manager

    08 Jan 2021 Max Miller - Broadcast Sport
    World Rugby has appointed Amanda Godson as its new broadcast operations manager. She joins the organisation after leaving IMG Media last year, where she had worked since 2017 as commercial manager, me ...
  • Production guidelines updated amid Covid surge

    08 Jan 2021 Max Goldbart - Broadcast
    Trade bodies have begun updating Covid-19 guidelines amid fears over safe-working conditions due to soaring rates of coronavirus. TV and film production is exempt from the seven-week English lockdown ...
  • Formula E Launches New Esports Competition, Formula E Accelerate

    08 Jan 2021 Max Miller - Broadcast Sport
    Formula E has launched a new esports competition, Formula E Accelerate, to try and build on the success of its Formula E Race at Home Challenge in support of UNICEF last year. Formula E Accelerate wil ...
  • Cinesite appoints VFX supervisor Artemis Oikonomopoulou

    07 Jan 2021 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Cinesite has taken on VFX supervisor Artemis Oikonomopoulou at its London studio. She has 20 years of experience in film and has just finished work on sci-fi thriller Infinite. Prior to that she VFX s ...
  • Animated Women UK announces new mentorship scheme

    07 Jan 2021 Max Miller - Broadcast
    Animated Women UK has launched a new mentorship scheme, in partnership with Disney UK & Ireland.  The programme will pair experienced female members of the animation and VFX industries with the next g ...
  • Work has begun on what will be Liverpool’s first purpose-built film studios. Contractors for Liverpool City Council, Morgan Sindall Construction, broke ground on the project last month, on land adjace ...
  • With the COVID-19 pandemic adversely impacting all aspects of production in 2020, we knew we had our work cut out for us ahead of the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup for its broadcast partne ...
  • BBC R&D unveils watch together platform

    04 Jan 2021 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    BBC R&D is developing a tool to enable people in different locations to watch content on BBC iPlayer together. A beta version of the software – called BBC Together – was being promoted by BBC R&D just ...
  • Quiz Left Bank Pictures for ITV  At the start of lockdown, when a potent mix of nursery closure, Zoom ineptitude and Covid confusion made life almost unbearable, Quiz was a beacon of light. It was ten ...
  • The stage is set for UK studios

    21 Dec 2020 Tim Dams - Broadcast
    Producers have complained for years about the challenge of locating studio space in the UK, amid record levels of film and TV production, which hit £3.62bn last year, according to the British Film Ins ...

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Testimonials

  • Exhibiting and speaking at MPTS 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