Paris, April 9th 2015 – Reed MIDEM today announces two new line-up at the second edition of the MIP Digital Fronts. MAKER STUDIOS and YOUTUBE will be presenting during the event, which is set to take place April 15-16 in the Grand Auditorium of Cannes’ Palais des Festivals, with the opening screenings on Tuesday 14!
On the Tuesday 14 April 2015, 4:00-4:45 pm, René Rechtman, Head International, Maker Studios USA will present the Maker Studios MIP DIGITAL FRONTS Screening along with Kate Albrecht, Founder and Owner, Mr. Kate, Alphacat, Actor and Impressionist and Bart Baker, the “King of Music Video Parodies”.
A subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, Maker is the global leader in short-form video and the largest content network on YouTube — home to many of the world’s leading online talent and award-winning original programs. Maker’s network includes 55,000 independent creators from more than 100 countries, attracting over 11 billion views every month. Maker was a co-founding partner of the MIP Digital Fronts in 2014.
Discover Maker Studios finest videos in the MIP Digital Fronts 2015 Maker Studios YouTube playlist!
On the Wednesday 15 April – 10.00-10.45, Michael Stevens, Creator of Vsauce will present Joe Harland, from the BBC; Luzu from LuzuVlog; Jemma Wilson from Cupcake Jemma and Fleur de Force on the YOUTUBE MIP DIGITAL FRONTS stage.
YouTube is the world’s most popular online video community allowing more than a billion people to discover, watch and share originally created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small.
Discover YouTube finest videos in the MIP Digital Fronts 2015 YouTube playlist!
More to come… Stay tuned!
MIP DIGITAL FRONTS SCHEDULE
Tuesday Afternoon April 14
4:00-4:45 pm Maker Studios
4:50-5:20 pm Machinima
5:25-5:45 pm Digital Fronts Keynote: Vox Media
5:45-6:10 pm Digital Fronts Keynote: Buzzfeed
6:15-6:45 pm SLASHTAG TV
Wednesday Full Day April 15
10:00-10:45 am YouTube
10:50-11:20 am AwesomenessTV
11:30am-noon Screen Australia
12:05 to 12:50 pm Dailymotion
1:00-2:15 pm MIP Digital Fronts Meet & Greet in partnership with Vox Media
2:30-3:15 pm VICE
3:20-3:50 pm Collective Digital Studio
4:00-4:30 pm New Form Digital
4:40-5:30 pm Rooster Teeth
Thursday Morning April 16
11:00-11:15 am Me Me Me
11:15 – 11:30 am WebTVAsia
11:30-11:45 am Dim Sum Entertainment
About MIPTV – MIPTV is the world’s biggest TV and digital content market powering the unlimited potential of extraordinary stories. In April, professionals from across the TV and digital entertainment ecosystem gather in Cannes, France, to forge partnerships, seal distribution deals, network with their international executive peers, and attend high-level conferences and keynotes. MIPTV is also a key venue for early-stage development and financing deals, content acquisitions and programme sales. And with the MIP Digital Fronts – the premier global digital content market – empowering the new digital content era and bringing together the new online video ecosystem with the TV industry, MIPTV anticipates and shapes the future of entertainment.