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14-15 May 2025
Olympia London

MPTS

Programme

Programme

Programme

Thank you to our incredible speakers for being part of  our most electrifying industry seminar lineup yet, providing over 100 hours of unparalleled case studies and insider revelations.

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10:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    Leading directors with recent hit shows, two established and two newer talents, share their experiences in a masterclass panel discussion. They reveal secrets to their craft, offering invaluable insig ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Media Technology Conference (Invite Only)
    The Post-Transformation Era: Join us as we explore the current state of the broadcasting industry with top broadcasters and vendors. Discover where we stand in the transformation journey and what lies ...
10:45
  1. 40 mins
    • Post Production
    This session takes the temperature of the post-production market as we approach the middle of 2024. The year was predicted to have a challenging start for post-production facilities, with a lack of wo ...
    Sponsored by:
    LucidLink
  2. 40 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Discussions with this panel will include the latest advancements in transmission methods, evolving standards, the integration of AI and machine learning in content creation and distribution, as well a ...
    Sponsored by:
    Disguise
  3. 35 mins
    • AI Forum
    In this special keynote session we discuss with Anushka Asthana, the deputy political editor of ITV News, on how AI might change political live coverage when using new tech and data which provides the ...
11:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    This panel will discuss the production landscape after a difficult year looking at industry trends, challenges, and opportunities.  Discussions around strategies for staying competitive in a changing ...
    Sponsored by:
    Atomos
11:15
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    2024 BAFTA for Best Sound winner Johnnie Burn talks about his craft, sound design career and his unique approach to one of this year's most remarkable films: The Zone of Interest.
11:25
  1. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    When plotting how to tackle your production's requirements, one question will almost certainly come up – do we do this in a studio, or do we shoot on a location? Changing technologies, increasing numb ...
    Sponsored by:
    3 Mills Studios
11:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Virtual Production
    No Way Up is a disaster movie and survival thriller that embraces virtual production techniques for the telling of the stricken airliner that crashes into the Pacific Ocean, teetering dangerously clos ...
  2. 40 mins
    • AI Forum
    Avid Ada harnesses the power of AI and brings it to the media industry. It enables users and businesses to minimise redundant tasks and maximise creativity to delight audiences. Watch its power throug ...
    Sponsored by:
    AVID
11:35
  1. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    IP video has come a long way in the last 5 years, various options from standards-based SMPTE 2110 to NDI, Dante have now released a new version of IP video, discover how it fits in the landscape and w ...
    Sponsored by:

    AJA

    DigiboxDante

  2. 40 mins
    • Post Production
    FilmLight sits down with the award-winning Residence Pictures team to discuss the making of the recent BBC series, The Gallows Pole. They discuss creating a unique ACES workflow to support the collabo ...
    Sponsored by:
    Filmlight
11:50
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    This seminar offers an in-depth exploration of the art of documentary storytelling, providing attendees with invaluable insights and skills to excel in this dynamic field. The session will cover essen ...
  2. 60 mins
    • Media Technology Conference (Invite Only)
    Demystifying AI: Cut through the hype and get a clear understanding of how AI is transforming the media industry. Learn about its current applications, future potential, and the practical aspects of i ...
12:10
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    In common with all other aspects of post-production, facilities specialising in audio post-production, sound design and foley have had to cope with a slowdown in demand for their services in response ...
12:15
  1. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    Flooded pitches, athletes with heatstroke, lack of snow – sports are increasingly impacted by the changing climate. So, it's not unsurprising that sports broadcasting is driving positive environmental ...
    Sponsored by:
    BAFTA Albert
  2. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Discover the game-changing approach QTV has taken to revolutionise live sports broadcasting in the Scottish Professional Football League. Leveraging cutting-edge cloud-based orchestration, encoding, a ...
    Sponsored by:
    Cerberus
    rcs
12:20
  1. 25 mins
    • AI Forum
    Artificial Intelligence is the hot topic for 2024, and despite being in development for at least 10 years, it's now at a turning point where it's becoming accessible on an industrial scale. Find out w ...
12:25
  1. 35 mins
    • Post Production
    Wildlife rangers aren't just enforcers but educators, conservationists and community pillars. We explore the editing process as a crucial storytelling tool and how the best stories emerge in the cut. ...
    Sponsored by:
    blackmagic
12:30
  1. 35 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Augmented Reality is rapidly transforming the broadcasting landscape, offering a multi-billion pound opportunity.  Consider this: The Super Bowl consistently ranks as one of the most-watched televisio ...
    Sponsored by:
    Pixotope
12:40
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    Making creative decisions on set may seem intimidating. Diana Olifriova, Evelin van Rei NSC and Alana Mejía González, share their expertise, experience, and insights into the art of visual storytellin ...
    Sponsored by:
    CVP
12:55
  1. 20 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Our Broadcast Tech Interview will feature an executive from a pioneering broadcaster/media company. This session will spotlight the cutting-edge technologies her company has recently implemented, the ...
    Sponsored by:
    Rise
13:00
  1. 35 mins
    • Audio
    The BBC/Glastonbury Festival co-production team share insight into how the sound, spirit and energy of one of the world’s largest annual festivals is captured and delivered to an audience of millions.
13:05
  1. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    Join us for an engaging conversation with four of Television's finest Wonder Women, who have shattered the glass ceiling to senior leadership. Hear their inspirational career journeys and gain valuabl ...
    Sponsored by:
    Wonder Women
13:10
  1. 30 mins
    • Post Production
    This masterclass with Paul Machliss will chat through his craft and techniques of film editing. Discussing some of Paul's most recent projects covering aspects of editing, from storytelling and pacing ...
13:15
  1. 35 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Using virtual production for a shoot has a raft of benefits; time, efficiency, cost and sustainability just to name a few. But considering it is one thing, actually bringing it into the production is an ...
13:20
  1. 20 mins
    • Media Technology Conference (Invite Only)
    Join us for this in-depth conversation with Simon Farnsworth as he shares insights into ITV’s transformation from traditional tech strategies to a dynamic Digital Enablement Strategy. Learn about the ...
13:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    Embark on a journey into the world of Live Broadcast Events in our masterclass. Uncover the strategies behind seamless live broadcasts, from pre-production planning to on-air execution. Dive deep into ...
    Sponsored by:
    EMG Gravity
  2. 35 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    In current supply chains, IP owners/producers lose sight of their valuable content once it is in the review/processing/distribution stage. There is no way to know who is watching your work, nor indeed ...
13:40
  1. 60 mins
    • Media Technology Conference (Invite Only)
    Future Trends: Dive into the future of the media enterprise, exploring key trends and envisioning the media landscape of tomorrow. Discover how to navigate and leverage these trends for success. Susta ...
13:45
  1. 35 mins
    • Audio
    Delve into the intricacies of Film & TV music composition in this masterclass, unlocking the creative process and techniques.
13:50
  1. 35 mins
    • Post Production
    Creating an animated series or film requires managing a team of creatives engaged in a constant flow of artwork, modeling, rigging, rendering, and animating across every frame in a constant iterative ...
    Sponsored by:
    LucidLink
14:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Zero Density is revolutionizing the graphics ecosystem with a unique approach on real-time and pre-production graphics, powered by Unreal Motion Design. With the introduction of Zero Density’s real-ti ...
    Sponsored by:
    Zero Density
  2. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    Join History Hit's Founder and Creative Director, Dan Snow for a journey through the captivating history of History Hit, showcasing its growth, audience impact, and innovative storytelling methods. Di ...
  3. -20 mins
    • AI Forum
    This panel discussion will explore how the integration of generative AI tools into Disguise’s Emmy Award-winning virtual production workflow can streamline collaboration and drive efficiencies in cont ...
    Sponsored by:
    Disguise
14:15
  1. 35 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    The media and entertainment industry faces an imminent skills crisis as it navigates a transformational era of evolving technology and shifting consumer habits. With a focus on cloud-based services an ...
    Sponsored by:
    Imagine Communications
14:20
  1. 35 mins
    • Production
    With broadcasters and funders all intending to meet ambitious sustainability targets on and off screen, in this session we explore what this means for the supply chain. What are the steps that busines ...
    Sponsored by:
    albert
14:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    Join us for this informative session on launching and sustaining a successful podcast. We'll cover essential steps from concept to execution, discussing topics such as defining your niche, choosing th ...
14:35
  1. 35 mins
    • Post Production
     Media and entertainment studio, Blazing Griffin, discusses the modern challenges they face in their film and television production, post-production, and game development. Their business thrives on ke ...
    Sponsored by:
    Signiant
14:45
  1. 30 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Go behind the scenes of a virtual production set with creative studio iMAG and video production specialists Graymatter to discover how their versatile LED volumes have been reaping the rewards of cine ...
15:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    The TV Access Project, alongside leaders in post production and studio facilities, share our roadmap to full inclusion by 2030 - and how you can join us on that journey.  This session will explore the ...
    Sponsored by:
    TAP
  2. 35 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    This session offers a critical examination of technology's role in enhancing production value and ROI, from acquisition to delivery. Our expert panel will dissect the hype versus reality in key areas: ...
    Sponsored by:
    Tanooki
  3. 60 mins
    • Media Technology Conference (Invite Only)
    Emerging Technologies: Join us as we explore the latest trends in media technology. Discover what’s hot, what’s relevant, and how these technologies can help achieve your goals in the enterprise of th ...
15:05
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    This masterclass is designed to empower creators and producers with the knowledge and skills needed to bring brilliant factual programming ideas to life. This session will look at the practicalities o ...
15:15
  1. 30 mins
    • AI Forum
    Mouse, keyboard, trackpad, joystick… you name it, the devices you use to interact with your technology will ultimately be replaced with your voice. Speech will be the main interface in the future. Whi ...
    Sponsored by:
    Speechmatics
15:20
  1. 40 mins
    • Post Production
    Introducing Avid Huddle, a new way to experience seamless virtual review sessions with your media production team—no matter where you’re working. Join Craig Dywer, VP Strategy, Business Development an ...
    Sponsored by:
    AVID
15:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Virtual Production
    This session will see award-winning broadcast technology integrator White Light (WL) speak to guests from leading television networks to discuss how traditional broadcast coverage can be both elevated ...
    Sponsored by:
    White Light
  2. 35 mins
    • Audio
    With modern workflows becoming ever more fluid and flexible - and with one eye to the new possibilities emerging from the oft-mentioned “AI” phenomenon - we debate the question of what is leading adva ...
    Sponsored by:
    AMPS
15:45
  1. 20 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Our Broadcast Tech Interview will feature an executive from a pioneering broadcaster/media company. This session will spotlight the cutting-edge technologies her company has recently implemented, the ...
    Sponsored by:
    Rise
15:50
  1. 25 mins
    • Production
    In this eye popping visual heavy session, HaZ Dulull takes a deep dive into how production company HaZimation,  took a Transmedia approach to producing the indie CG Anime feature film: MAX BEYOND (ava ...
16:00
  1. 45 mins
    • Keynote
    Scoop is a biographical drama film made for Netflix starring Gillian Anderson, Rufus Sewell, Billie Piper, and Keeley Hawes. Directed by Philip Martin, it is a dramatic retelling of the process of sec ...
  2. 35 mins
    • AI Forum
    Discover how much of a game-changer AI and machine learning is, and how it's benefitting broadcast businesses. How is the industry looking to adapt? What technologies have already been adopted, and do ...
    Sponsored by:
    MomentsLab
16:10
  1. 40 mins
    • Post Production
    Three VFX houses showcase three recently-completed projects, providing insights into the work carried out, the challenges, timescales, team sizes and how VFX were used in key shots to help bring the s ...
  2. 25 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    As the overlap between production and AV is increasingly perceived as growing, we dive into SMPTE ST2110 and its ‘extension for proAV’: IPMX. Advances continue to reshape how we move real-time media a ...
    Sponsored by:
    Matrox
16:15
  1. 35 mins
    • Audio
    A dive into the sound of 2023’s heart-stopping Netflix feature documentary. How music and sound design deeply connect us to an incredible story.
  2. 40 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Join us for an enlightening conversation with women in virtual production, spanning the worlds of broadcast and film. This session offers an intimate look into their diverse roles, the paths they've t ...
16:45
  1. 35 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    The power for your production needs to be reliable – but what if it can also be sustainable, quiet and clean? Come and learn about your options and how to calculate what you need with the new generati ...
    Sponsored by:
    albert
10:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    Vaudeville Sound's Sophie-Alice Davies and Luke Hatfield give first-hand insight into the original sound of Netflix's ground-breaking documentary series World War II: From The Frontlines.
  2. 45 mins
    • Post Production
    VFX houses were expected to have an especially tough first half of 2024 waiting for work that had been held up by the writers and actors strike to finally arriving at VFX facilities. Many VFX houses h ...
    Sponsored by:
    LucidLink
  3. 35 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Join us for a lively and engaging panel session where industry experts tackle the latest tech developments and debate their merits. In this interactive session, each panellist is given a 6-minute slot ...
  4. 90 mins
    • Media Technology Conference - Day Two (Open to all)
    Intro Session: What is HDR? Why should engineers care about colour theory? And what are the key areas of problem solving and up-skilling for those implementing HDR end-to-end...? Graphics in HDR - the ...
11:00
  1. 40 mins
    • AI Forum
    Where can Artificial Intelligence push the boundaries of storytelling? How does it disrupt traditional methods of conveying a narrative? Find out from our panel of industry experts how they think the ...
  2. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    Race Across The World is one of the most popular challenge shows on TV, and we have gathered some of the executive team together to share some of the production secrets and behind the scenes facts tha ...
  3. 35 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Join us to explore the use of Virtual Production in the filming of Hijack. We will be talking to the Virtual Production Supervisor to learn about the technology involved behind the in-air scenes that ...
11:10
  1. 35 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    FAST channels are quickly increasing in popularity worldwide, for consumers, it is paving the way to a superior user experience, seamlessly merging the perks of streaming with the familiarity of TV ad ...
    Sponsored by:
    Zixi
11:25
  1. 25 mins
    • Post Production
    Join us for an enlightening panel discussion on the transformative role of Analytical AI throughout the content lifecycle, from creation to consumption. This session will explore how AI technologies a ...
    Sponsored by:
    IPV
11:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    In the dynamic landscape of technology, companies continue to face challenges collaborating across mediums and at scale. To support audio professionals and meet the demands of an ever-changing global ...
    Sponsored by:
    AVID
11:50
  1. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Join us as we dive into the benefits of compelling content for organisations. Discover how to break free from one-dimensional approaches and find out how to leverage broadcast-quality technology to cr ...
    Sponsored by:
    Ross
  2. 35 mins
    • AI Forum
    Rafah El-Khatib, NVIDIA Inception Partner Manager – GenAI and M&S Startups Europe, joins Daniel Parkinson, SCAN Director of Collaboration (Pre-sales & Post-sales), to discuss the current landscape of ...
    Sponsored by:
    NVIDIA           Scan
  3. 45 mins
    • Keynote
    This session will explore the dual nature of true crime content, dissecting its potential to drive societal awareness and change, versus concerns about sensationalism and desensitisation.
    Sponsored by:
    CrimeCon
12:00
  1. 35 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Join us to discuss the opportunities for Virtual Production to support sustainable futures and narratives. What role do studios have in supporting the transition, and how do we balance ethics, energy ...
    Sponsored by:
    albert
  2. 45 mins
    • Post Production
    Barely 18 months have passed since ChatGPT burst onto the scene. Already generative AI has moved from prompt-based chatbots to text-to-image apps, like Midjourney, to adding basic motion to stills wit ...
    Sponsored by:
    UK Screen Alliance
12:05
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    Delve into the world of La Liga football with Òscar Lago and Manuel Tomás and discover how they and their team at Mediapro capture the essence of the matches. By creating cinematic visuals with state- ...
    Sponsored by:
    cvp
12:15
  1. 35 mins
    • Audio
    Join us for an insightful session where industry experts demystify music licensing across various media platforms. From handy tips on how to source the right track for your production, to practical ad ...
    Sponsored by:
    PRS
12:30
  1. 35 mins
    • AI Forum
    The future of media production lies at the convergence of TV, video games and immersive technology. Audiences will increasingly demand novel cross-reality experiences, seamlessly blending human perfor ...
    Sponsored by:
    Dock10
  2. 20 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    Our Broadcast Tech Interview will feature an executive from a pioneering broadcaster/media company. This session will spotlight the cutting-edge technologies her company has recently implemented, the ...
    Sponsored by:
    Rise
12:40
  1. 20 mins
    • Media Technology Conference - Day Two (Open to all)
    Join us for an exciting panel session on the IBC Accelerator: Connect and Produce Anywhere! In today’s fast-paced media landscape, staying connected and maintaining production workflows is crucial. Whether you’re a content creator, broadcaster, or media professional, this IBC Accelerator offers innovative solutions to keep you productive, no matter where you are. Our expert panellists will discuss cutting-edge technologies, remote collaboration tools, and best practices for seamless content creation. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from industry leaders and discover how this IBC Accelerator can transform your creative process. #IBC2024 #ConnectAndProduceAnywhere
12:45
  1. 45 mins
    • Keynote
    It has been a tumultuous time for freelancers in the last year. The recent industry strikes have wreaked havoc in film and TV project work leaving many no option to leave the sector or find different ...
12:50
  1. 35 mins
    • Production
    In this session, we’ll unlock some of the secrets to producing weekly long-form concepts. We’ll explore how some of today’s top YouTube creators are pushing the creative and technical boundaries and h ...
    Sponsored by:
    Blackmagic
12:55
  1. 35 mins
    • Post Production
    How the post-production industry is bouncing back in 2024 following the cessation of the actors’ and writers’ strikes. Post-production is a sector in almost continual evolution, largely driven by tech ...
13:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    Are you thinking about getting into sound post and want to learn from today’s runners, trainees and assistants about what worked for them? Attend this session to hear real world experiences of people ...
    Sponsored by:
    AMPS
  2. 90 mins
    • Media Technology Conference - Day Two (Open to all)
    Trust Boundary: Gain insights into the concept of Trust Boundary in our conference seminar. Understand its significance in broadcast contribution and distribution, and learn how to effectively manage ...
  3. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    With the commercial challenges facing our industry today, Tyrell and our partners AWS, ERA and HP will explore the role that public and private cloud has in allowing us to break free from commercial, ...
    Sponsored by:
    tyrell
13:15
  1. 35 mins
    • Virtual Production
    LED volumes are synonymous with virtual production, however VP was founded decades ago using chroma keying in the broadcast industry. How do you assess a production, shot or scene and decide on the ri ...
  2. 35 mins
    • AI Forum
    What will the effect of Artificial Intelligence be on the workforce? Is it likely to empower the workforce and lead to new opportunities? Find out what training is on offer, and what kind of skills se ...
13:40
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    In the rapidly evolving landscape of broadcast production, the gap between academic preparation and real-world industry demands has never been more pronounced. This session addresses the crucial chall ...
    Sponsored by:
    Tanooki
  2. 35 mins
    • Post Production
    Producing the finest content requires high levels of processing power and lots of energy. Explore the innovative technology minimising post production energy use, and with clients seeking to understan ...
    Sponsored by:
    albert
  3. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    In this session we take a deep dive into the transformative achievements of ITN's Technology team, spanning blockbuster events like the Coronation and the World Outdoor Athletics Championships in Buda ...
13:45
  1. 40 mins
    • Keynote
    Join us for an insightful discussion on how Avid Media Composer played a pivotal role in shaping the visual storytelling of the hit show True Detective. Discover how the editors harnessed its powerful ...
    Sponsored by:
    avid
14:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    How do production and post-production teams capture and create soundtracks for wildlife films. What are the challenges and how have things changed in recent years? The panel will discuss and share their approaches to both blue-chip series and more pop culture style films.
    Sponsored by:
    Films at 59
  2. 40 mins
    • Virtual Production
    The virtual production industry is facing a significant shortage of skilled professionals. This panel discussion will explore how universities around the world, including the UK-based University of Gl ...
    Sponsored by:
    Pixotope
  3. 35 mins
    • AI Forum
    This session introduces a new technology initiative for story creation and production. The session will chart the history of work in computer-generated storytelling around the world, and how this new ...
14:20
  1. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    As broadcast technology becomes increasingly popular in AV applications, we ask which technologies are proving most useful currently, whether there are any challenges to be overcome in transferring th ...
    Sponsored by:
    AV Magazine
14:25
  1. 35 mins
    • Post Production
    Producing engaging sports content for global audiences comes with a variety of challenges, including the need to work from several different locations. Cloud-based technologies, such as LucidLink, off ...
    Sponsored by:
    LucidLink
14:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Media Technology Conference - Day Two (Open to all)
14:40
  1. 35 mins
    • Production
    This seminar focused on fixed rig TV production will cover topics including equipment setup, multicamera filming techniques, storytelling within the fixed rig format, and post-production workflows spe ...
14:45
  1. 60 mins
    • Keynote
    Mr Bates v The Post Office is a production masterclass of the highest quality, displaying the power of "local content"  that includes incredible scriptwriting, casting and production.  It created huge ...
14:50
  1. 40 mins
    • Audio
    A deep dive into BBC Radio 2’s Piano Room, bringing unique performances from much-loved music stars alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra, from Maida Vale to a live and on-demand audience around the wor ...
  2. 25 mins
    • AI Forum
    AI is profoundly transforming and impacting all aspects of media production from ideation to exhibition. I will share my insights through the lens of studio operations and draw from my journey so far ...
  3. 40 mins
    • Virtual Production
    Our panel of dynamic Gen Z creators will dive into the cutting-edge world of virtual production, sharing their personal experiences, insights, and pioneering uses of today's most innovative tools. Fro ...
15:00
  1. 20 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    The presentation discusses how to use GenAI to transform the media industry by seamlessly integrating it into existing processes and media workflows based on low-code. Learn more about how qibb enable ...
    Sponsored by:
    Qvest
  2. 90 mins
    • Media Technology Conference - Day Two (Open to all)
    Facial Recognition in Sports: Discover the power of integrating facial recognition with machine learning in sports devices. Learn how this cutting-edge technology is transforming the sports industry, ...
15:10
  1. 40 mins
    • Post Production
    Three post-production houses showcase three recently completed projects, providing insights into the grading work carried out, the challenges, timescales, and how colour grading was used to help bring ...
15:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Production
    Join this session to hear from Peter about his creative partnership with Ian Bonhôte under Misfits Entertainment and the incredible body of work they have created in the last 7 years since launching i ...
  2. 30 mins
    • Broadcast Technology
    This panel investigates several case studies to explore post production studio design, examining new industry requirements to embrace remote working, enhanced mobility, and how we redefine the signifi ...

 

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