12-13 May 2021
London Olympia

The Media Production & technology Show

Industry News


Industry News

  • Flipbook recruits VFX veteran David Cordon

    02 Dec 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Manchester-based VFX and animation house Flipbook Studio has taken on David Cordon as head of TV and film. It’s a newly created position at Flipbook and signals the company’s expansion in television a ...
  • WATCH: Day 1 of the Broadcast Sport Tech Innovation Forum 2020

    26 Nov 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 ...
  • Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards 2020: winners announced

    26 Nov 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Broadcast has revealed the winners of this year’s Broadcast Tech Innovation Awards. Due to Covid restrictions, the ceremony for the awards has been transformed into a spectacular virtual event, held i ...
  • Fatima Salaria teases Naked strategy

    25 Nov 2020 Max Goldbart - Broadcast
    Naked is developing SVoD-style shows that are infused with public service values, as Fatima Salaria welcomes the broadcasters’ shift to VoD-first commissioning. The former BBC and Channel 4 commission ...
  • Amazon Prime To Air 22 Live Premier League Matches During December

    25 Nov 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast Sport
    Amazon Prime Video has revealed its schedule of Premier League matches for December 2020, following its well-received broadcast of Premier League games in December 2019, and a scattering of matches du ...
  • Excessive freelancer working hours revealed

    25 Nov 2020 Hannah Bowler - Broadcast
    Freelancers in the UK TV industry work 16 hours more per week than the average worker, according to an explosive report from Share My Telly Job (SMTJ). The pilot, which was funded by the University of ...
  • Why TV must learn to manage properly

    25 Nov 2020 Broadcast
    Much has been written recently about television’s insecure freelance working culture and our shocking lack of diversity across every axis, and I hope we are now reflecting and looking to chart a new c ...
  • Post-production uncovered: I’m a Celebrity (ITV)

    23 Nov 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    ITN Post is working on the full post-production for I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! The post house is collaborating with on-site technology partners Cutting Edge, Gravity Media and NEP Connect to ...
  • RumbleVFX reveals its work on The Crown (Season 4)

    23 Nov 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    One-year old visual effects house Rumble VFX has revealed its work on season 4 of The Crown. The facility, which was setup at the end of 2019 by VFX veterans Tim Zaccheo, Max Wright, Joe Cork and Rich ...
  • Localisation companies form trade association

    23 Nov 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    A group of companies specialising in localising content for global markets have formed a global trade association to better represent their interests and services. The Entertainment Globalization Asso ...
  • Dimension unveils XR studio

    23 Nov 2020 Jake Bickerton - Broadcast
    Dimension has launched an XR (eXtended Reality) studio, enabling the creation of innovative virtual sets, mixing AR and real life, for events, dramas, broadcasts and live performances. It worked in co ...
  • Fujifilm UK is delighted to extend their partnership with BBC Studioworks by upgrading its fleet of lenses to support 4K technology. BBC Studioworks has been using a combination of Fujinon HA23x7.6, H ...

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