12-13 May 2021
London Olympia

The Media Production & technology Show

Industry News


Industry News

  • Review of the year

    18 Dec 2020 Broadcast
    What a year it has been: death, disease and danger every time you turn on the TV – and a world-renowned creative industry in tatters, with thousands of desperate freelancers trying to survive on Jobse ...
  • Richard Folley appointed MD of Splice

    15 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Richard Folley has been made managing director of East London post-production house Splice. He has a 20 year history in post-production, joining Splice in 2018 as commercial and post director, after p ...
  • LA-based animator Trioscope Studios opens in Europe

    14 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Hybrid animation house, Trioscope Studios, which created Netflix’s animated WWII action drama The Liberator, has partnered with Polish VFX studio, Juice, to launch joint-venture Trioscope Europe. Trio ...
  • Access:VFX reveals success of mentoring scheme

    14 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Access:VFX has announced that it has connected in excess of 1,000 mentors and mentees together through its e-mentoring program. The non-profit organisation, which is a coalition of VFX, animation and ...
  • Laurie Davison has been appointed as head of TV & Film operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at YouTube. For the last seven months he’s been manager, strategic partnerships, TV & Fil ...
  • Report uncovers lack of diversity in audio post-production

    07 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    The Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity at Birmingham City University has launched an extensive report looking at the diversity of those working in audio post-production roles. The report, written ...
  • Satore Studio reveals virtual production demo

    07 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    reative studio, Satore Studio, has partnered with MBS Equipment to demonstrate the power of virtual production. It’s created a demo it believes looks so real that “even a trained professional wouldn’t ...
  • WATCH: Day 2 Of The Broadcast Sport Tech Innovation Forum 2020

    03 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast Sport
    The Broadcast Sport Tech Innovation Forum 2020 was held on the online conferencing platform Hopin on 11-12 November 2020. It was an exclusive event for the sports production sector where attendees cou ...
  • Arqiva stands down as a shareholder in Digital UK

    03 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Arqiva is standing down as a shareholder in Digital UK from March 2021. No reason was given for the company’s move. Digital UK leads the strategy and development of Freeview as well as the management ...
  • BBC Studioworks appoints Jon Noakes as commercial director

    03 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    BBC Studioworks has appointed Jon Noakes as commercial director to deliver the company’s ambitious growth plans, including opening new studios outside London. Noakes has previously worked with BBC Stu ...
  • LaLiga has launched subscription-based mobile platform, LaLiga Xtra, offering fans exclusive content and ‘experiences.’ LaLiga Xtra’s content includes videos, images, articles and infographics as well ...
  • Sports streamer DAZN launches in more than 200 countries and territories today. It will cost an ‘initial’ monthly price of £1.99 or less and focuses on live world championship boxing and on-demand ori ...

2021 Exhibitors Include:



  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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