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MediaCon 2018 Summit Takes Place at the Marker Hotel - November 21-23
20 Nov 2018 : Nathan Griffin
The three-day event will be attended by professionals from a wide spectrum of television and digital entertainment, from content creators to broadcasters and distributors.

The summit is designed to promote high-level discussion on the global content industry, as well as facilitating the strategic development of a market and network environment for companies.

A range of leading Irish professionals are featured in the programme, including BAI’s Michael O’Keefe and Ciaran Kissane, Vikings’ Creators Michael Hirst and Morgan O’Sullivan, RTÉ’s Director-General Dee Forbes, Treasure Entertainment’s Rebecca O’Flanagan and actor Amy Huberman to name but a few.

Key events to look out for during the summit include ‘Content Ireland – A Production Gateway to Europe’, which includes a panel of BBC NI’s Head of Content Eddie Doyle, SPI CEO Elaine Geraghty, Screen Ireland CEO James Hickey, Treasure Entertainment’s Rebecca O’Flanagan, Grant Thornton’s Head of Media & Entertainment John Gleeson and RTÉ’s Director of Acquisitions & Co-Productions Dermot Horan.

Full MediaCon Dublin 2018 Schedule:

Wednesday 21/11:

STORY AND THE STARTUP - IN ASSOC. WITH FACEBOOK AND STARTUPWEEK DUBLIN

Time: 18:30pm (Duration: 2hrs 30mins)

Location: Facebook HQ

Speakers: Charlie Ardagh, Julie Ryan, Nikki Lannen, Tim Gamble

Thursday 22/11:

INTERNATIONAL CO-PRODUCTION SUMMIT

Time: 09:00 am (Duration: 4hrs)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: TBC

MARKET CO PRO MEETINGS AND B2BS

Time: 14:00pm (Duration: 3hrs 10mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: TBC

Friday 23/11:

CHASING DIGITAL - LINEAR TV IN A VERTICAL WORLD

Time: 09:30am (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Aoife Byrne, Ciara Riordan, Dan Biddle, Justin Gupta

ANIMATED: WHERE NEXT FOR THE GLOBAL OPPORTUNITY IN ANIMATION - THE POSSIBILITIES AND PITFALLS

Time: 10:15am (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Aoife Byrne, Ciara Riordan, Dan Biddle, Justin Gupta

NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

Time: 11:00am (Duration: 15mins)

Location: Market Hotel

CLIFF EDGE OR LAUNCH PAD?: BROADCASTING AND CONTENT IN THE EU POST BREXIT

Time: 11:15am (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Aideen Burke, David McMunn, Michael O’Keefe, Simon Kelehan

BAKING IT - FROM CRIME TO BAKE-OFF - THE NEW REALITY OF FACTUAL TV

Time: 12:00pm (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Fiona Campbell, Kieran Smith, Sean Doyle, Sean MacGiolla Phadraig

BAI-CMF SCHEME ANNOUNCEMENT

Time: 12:45pm (Duration: 15mins)

Location: Market Hotel

Speakers: Catriona Logan, Ciaran Kissane, Nathalie Clermont

LUNCH

Time: 13:00pm (Duration: 1hr)

Location: Marker Hotel

FROM BLADERUNNER TO THE BEATLES: IN CONVERSATION WITH TIM GAMBLE

Time: 14:00pm (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Tim Gamble

FINDING JOY - NEW IRISH COMEDY

Time: 14:45pm (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Amy Huberman, Justin Healy, Laura Slattery, Rebecca O’Flanagan

NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

Time: 15:30pm (Duration: 15mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

CONTENT IRELAND: A PRODUCTION GATEWAY TO EUROPE

Time: 15:45pm (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Dermot Horan, Eddie Doyle, Elaine Geraghty, James Hickey, John Gleeson, Rebecca O’Flanagan

VIKINGS: THE INSIDE STORY

Time: 16:30pm (Duration: 45mins)

Location: Main Stage, Market Hall

Speakers: Michael Hirst, Morgan O’Sullivan

RTÉ CREATOR OF THE YEAR 2018 AWARD

Time: 17:15pm (Duration: 15mins)

Location: Market Hotel

Speakers: Dee Forbes

THE CANADA MEDIACON CLOSING RECEPTION IN ASSOC WITH CMPA AND CREATIIVE BC

Time: 17:30pm

Location: Market Hotel

The Dublin MediaCon Summit 2018 takes place on Wednesday, November 21 – Friday, November 23rd, 2018.




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