11-12 May 2022
London Olympia

The Media Production & technology Show

MPTS Connect Virtual Festival




MPTS Connect

If you missed the event but would like to watch some of the sessions, simply fill out the form below and you will receive an email with the link to the videos. We will also be adding more videos over the coming weeks.


Speakers Include:


Festival Programme

23 Feb 2021
  1. Join us for a conversation with some of the leading figures in the non-scripted indie sector, as we explore how they navigated the lockdowns, and the challenges and opportunities ahead as the industry ...
  2. How has the landscape changed for Screenwriters in the last 12 months and how has it affected the opportunities to write for TV? We talk to two of the UK's leading Screenwriters to find out their chal ...
  3. Presenting the cinema line up and core Canon technologies 
  4. Founded in 2009, Potion Pictures has expanded its team of multi-disciplined designers and project managers to include an array of creative styles and technical knowledge. Based on London’s Southbank, ...
  5. When it comes to mixing audio content at home, it is incredibly important to be able to trust your monitors in your space.  In this session we’ll talk through what makes a monitor a ‘reference monitor ...
    HHB       Genelec
  6. Join Jamie Allan of NVIDIA and Asa Bailey of On-Set Facilities in a discussion exploring the state of the virtual production landscape. As many studios and broadcasters great and small begin to explor ...
  7. An in depth look at Blackmagic Design’s solutions for web broadcast and delivery, exploring web conferencing and webinars, as well as more complex live production systems.
24 Feb 2021
  1. Sebastian Cardwell talks to Alice Redman, discussing an unparalleled year for Channel 5 in 2020 and how it kept creativity, innovation and flexibility at the heart of its commissioning strategies, gai ...
  2. Argonon CEO James Burstall will share insights into how the superindie has kept producing during the pandemic, its plans for US expansion and a concerted push for more diverse content and diversity in ...
  3. Hear from HP and Nvidia about the latest technology allowing 3D creators to access high-performance NVIDIA GPUs and Z by HP workstations to collaborate from anywhere in NVIDIA Omniverse™,  as used by ...
    HP    Nvidia
  4. This panel discusses the technology driving innovations in sports production – including remote production; data-driven AR/graphics insights; the move to OTT/D2C; AI/automation of sports production; v ...
  5. Join this session hosted by Ross, and their special guests to find out more. This is going to be one of our most significant solutions announcements in 2021 so don’t miss out!
  6. Inga Ruehl is at the helm of all production operations within Sky Sports and Sky Production Services. She manages around 400 people, 15 studios, 10 galleries, 70+ edit suites, two grading suites and n ...
  7. The Serpent, the hit drama on our screen which was produced by Mammoth Screen for BBC One & Netflix has thrilled and horrified audiences alike as it follows the deadly path committed by serial killer ...
25 Feb 2021
  1. The last year has been exceptionally difficult for natural history, factual docs genres. Gordon has made his name in wildlife filmmaking, both as a cameraman and as a presenter. After 30 years filming ...
  2. An in-depth focus on the VFX method & techniques involved, challenges faced, the period detail required etc; on the highly acclaimed Netflix series Bridgerton. Shared by the award-winning  One Of Us, ...
  3. Join NewTek’s Senior Solution Architect, Liam Hayter, as he guides you on a tour of his home-office based production studio. See first-hand how easy it is to create your very own compact remote virtua ...
  4. The pandemic has hit the filming community around the world, and whilst production has opened up again and filming commenced in controlled studio and location filming environments, the same cannot be ...
  5. Join Gaurav Harrish as he walks you through the new Pro Tools | Carbon audio interface and the Hybrid Engine workflow in Pro Tools.
    HHB     Avid
  6. We chat to two of the 2020 Broadcast Tech innovation Award winners who will share their insights around the innovations both in remote production tools and cloud working. 
  7. Join Mark Pizzey, BBC Key Account Manager, who will offer an overview of Flexible Access, a new way to acquire Vizrt's software-defined visual storytelling solutions and workflows. Whether you produce ...
  8. This webinar will take users through some of the key features in DaVinci Resolve 17, looking primarily at editing and grading. The session will look at DaVinci Resolve’s new HDR grading tools, Colour Warper, Smart Reframing and Multicam Syncing as well as looking at DaVinci Resolve’s new Color Management pipeline.


"We were excited to launch the MPTS Connect Virtual Festival to provide the industry with an opportunity to engage, connect and learn during this unprecedented time. Our research has shown how much our community has missed being part of events and we're delighted with the feedback from our attendees who enjoyed having access to exclusive industry content and networking opportunities through MPTS Connect." 

Charlotte Wheeler, Event Director, MPTS

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