10-11 May 2023
Olympia London

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09 May 2022

The Media Production & Technology Show 2022 will feature more than 230 speakers including Louis Theroux, Charlene White and Ade Adepitan

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With just two days to go, The Media Production & Technology Show  (MPTS) has confirmed over 130 live sessions, 250 hours of FREE content across 8 theatres, and a fantastic line-up of 230 speakers that include personalities like Louis Theroux, Charlene White, Ade Adepitan and Adam Deacon, among others.

 

The UK's largest event for media and broadcast sectors production and technology will include topical case studies, interviews and training sessions from some of the biggest names in production, post-production, audio, lighting, sports broadcasting, virtual production and entertainment.

Award-winning documentary filmmaker, broadcaster and author Louis Theroux will be the Headline Keynote Speaker on the 11th  of May in an exciting conversation with journalist Charlene White. Louis will talk through his extensive career in immersive documentary production, and he’ll reveal how to use audio-visual techniques to explore the often controversial and complex aspects of the human condition.

Broadcast journalist Felicity Barr and the founder of Circle Circle Films and film director, Matt Smith, will reveal details of the making of Rooney, the biopic for Prime Video that follows the journey in the career of football player Wayne Rooney, from his professional debut at the age of 16 to becoming Manchester United and England's all-time top scorer.

Ria Hebden, TV presenter and broadcaster, will host a special conversation with award-winning actor and producer Adam Deacon about his recent projects, his thoughts on the current status of the industry, mental health, diversity and inclusion.

Ade Adepitan MBE, TV presenter, paralympic medallist & journalist will lead a session called Will TV ever have the ability to see past disability? She will be joined by Ally Castle, Creative Strategist & Disability Consultant from Ideally Consulting, and Joshua Lloyd, Freelance Editor in TV & Film. This session will analyse to which extent the industry is helping to encourage disabled people and allowing them to tell stories beyond their disability.

Keynotes on the 12 May will start with Removing stigmas, breaking boundaries and smashing the status Quo, a conversation around diversity and inclusion in television, led by actor and TV presenter John Partridge, and with the participation of World of Wonder’s co-founder Fenton Bailey & RuPaul’s Drag Race UK alumni Kitty Scott-Claus. World of Wonder, multi-award-winning media company behind Drag Race, will reflect on how to create ground-breaking LGBTQ+ TV shows, films and documentaries.

Multi-award-winning special effects coordinator Chris Corbould OBE, known for his work in movie hits including Inception, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Christopher Robin, and the Star Wars and Bond franchises, will share with the director of MPTS, Charlotte Wheeler, details about his successful career as part of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of Bond.

And as gender equality gains more importance in the industry, MPTS will also feature a panel of female industry leaders across a variety of roles within the TV and film industries. Celebrating Women in Media will be a powerful discussion on how the industry has been changing towards more equality and it will count with the participation of LJ Rich, TV Presenter & Broadcaster; Kate Bellingham, Engineer, Broadcaster, Teacher and Champion for STEM Opportunities; Cara Sheppard, Managing Director - Twickenham Studios; Jennifer Mihalovic, Operational Delivery Lead - Sky Sports Technical Operations and Ali Proctor-Walsh, Production Lead EMEA - Creative Shop.

Charlotte Wheeler, Event Director, said, “The diversity of our speaker programme this year reflects the current state of the industry. Amazing panels and conferences will show the behind the scenes of some of our favourite films and series, but they’ll also reflect on how entertainment can promote diversity and inclusion in our society”. 

Registrations are open here: https://mediaproductionshow2022-visitor.reg.buzz/
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Testimonials

Testimonials

  • MPTS allows us to meet a range of new customers who may not be aware of our streaming services and the value they could add to their projects. The show consistently helps us win new projects and expand our range of clients.
    Jake Ward
    Groovy Gecko
  • It's really buzzing and lots of vendors to engage with and it's really encouraging to see really diverse representation. So it’s really great to finally see the industry embracing and welcoming people from all of those backgrounds.
    Purminder Gandhu
    BBC R&D
  • MPTS is an important date in the calendar for us, this is THE only broadcast show in the UK that supports pro audio. It’s great to be back amongst our industry peers and we look forward to meeting customers old and new.
    Paul Mortimer
    emerging Ltd
  • The Media Production and Technology Show is a great event for connecting with the local media and entertainment community - from broadcast execs to heads of production and post facilities, right through to the hands-on crew and operators that rely on our media services and technology solutions. As longtime supporters of MPTS and regular exhibitors at the show, we've seen the event grow bigger and stronger each year.
    Jason Cowan
    Jigsaw24
  • Shows like this are so important for the TV industry, especially just after covid. Coming out of covid, it's so important to get out there, see everyone, make those connections and make magic happen, this is exactly what the television industry needs.
    Kitty Scott-Claus
    Drag Race UK almni
  • When it comes to seeing the latest technology and connecting with customers, MPTS is the most important UK trade event that HHB Communication takes part in. We are consistently blown away by the year-over-year growth of the event and the ability of the MBI to keep the show fresh and innovative
    Lexie Morgan
    Head of Marketing, HHB Communication
  • It's lovely to see everyone back in the same place after such a long absence. And there’s a real buzz to the event today, there’s a lot of people here, there’s really nice energy. It’s been a really difficult 2 years for a lot of us, out of adversity comes innovation.
    Dean Webster
    Ten66 Television
  • We get to showcase, network, collaborate, learn and experience so many aspects of this profession. We met some game-changing clients and contacts who have added significant long term value to our external operation. With the Technology sector integrated this year, we're excited to understand how that could broaden our reach even further...
    Bethan Wilkin
    ITV
  • For the industry, shows like this are so important because everyone is working on their own thing and working incredibly hard, sometimes you have to step back and take a look at what other people are doing, what the competition are doing and bounce off one and other. So to have a situation where you can meet other industry professionals and discuss some of the challenges that you’ve faced, I think it can only be a good thing.
    Alison Bender
    TV Presenter
  • As the industry comes back together for 2022, one-to-one relationships are more important than ever and The Media Production & Technology Show provides ELEMENTS with a great platform to meet with like-minded people in this specialist industry.
    Alistair Washbourn
    ELEMENTS
  • 2022 was the first time RED Digital Cinema exhibited at the Media Production and Technology Show at Olympia London. Following product developments that have enabled our cameras to be hugely impactful in different AV industries such as live broadcast/streaming, and LED wall virtual production, the show helped us connect with a new set of customers. We made a lot of new contacts and will certainly be back in 2023
    David Webb
    EMEA Director of Sales, RED Digital Cinema
  • It’s really great to be at the Media Production and Technology Show in 2022. The atmosphere is absolutely incredible, really pleased we’re partnering with the show again this year. It's really so exciting to be able to make connections again, meet people face to face and we’re really delighted to be back on the show floor having a fantastic time!
    Carrie Wootten
    Rise
  • In a normal calendar year, the value offering MPS offers with such a diverse and user end focus of visitors is invaluable. After the recent times we have all experienced, the overwhelming input we have received from productions and customers alike, our expectations are for an amazing show….
    Brian Larter
    CueScript
  • MPTS has always been an event which we enjoy being part of, giving us the opportunity to meet our current customers in one place and being introduced to new ones. This year is most exciting, due to us being able to see faces we haven’t seen in quite a while, and the first exhibition we will be at this year.
    Holly Rowsell
    Polar Graphics Ltd
  • Shows like The Media Production and Technology Show are so important for people to actually see the products, speak to the professionals and show them how they can use it within the industry for themselves, it's so good to be back.
    Barry Griffin
    Canon UK
  • It was very exciting to have such a group of interesting people who know their stuff, to just dive straight back in to the in-person conference. I’m really excited to be back, walking the floors, looking at all the cool interesting stuff and talking to some real media industry leaders.
    LJ Rich
    Presenter and Broadcaster
  • It's so well attended and it's so nice to be back here with everybody looking at all the new cool stuff, it's really good.
    Jet Omoshebi
    Goldcrest Post