Paris, March 16 2015 – Reed MIDEM today announces the five MIPLab fifth edition finalists! MIPLab, sponsored this year by CanalStart & Canal+, is the only B2B start up competition for tech companies offering TV and online video solutions. MIPLab is an integral part of MIPTV, the world’s content market, which takes place in Cannes from April 13-16, 2015.

ave a look on our five MIPLab finalists! The final pitch will take place at MIPTV on Monday 16 April 2015.

The MIPLab 2015 finalists are:

A unique engine that scans millions of online videos using recognition technology to detect specific elements in the video content. Adding this new metadata to user profiles opens up new spaces to display real-time pre-roll ads within the video.

Mobile, social production management for TV & Film. Dramatify uses the latest in mobile web application technology to offer production management, collaboration, information and communication for the entire team.

We enable emerging creators to create the entertainment brands of the future and use them to supply our OTT comedy and genre fictions channels, and third party partners where appropriate.

Wildmoka is building an Agile Media Cloud that provides new ways to distribute, consume & valuate video content. “We are a kind of cut & paste for live and archive videos”.

The RightsTrade global marketplace for television and film distribution rights speeds up the licensing process, enabling distributors to find and acquire content based on programming needs, and generating incremental sales for content owners.

Selected in partnership with the sponsor Canalstart and the selection partner Fabernovel, the 2015 MIPLab finalists will pitch to a Jury of TV decision-makers from all around the world:

  • Caroline Casey, Director of Product and Audience – Yahoo7
  • Oscar Höglund, CEO – Epidemic Sound
  • Muirne Mokart, Managing Director – RTE Digital
  • Farid Mokart, Founder, CEO, Chief Creative Officer – Fred & Farid Group
  • Jacques-Edouard Sabatier, Director of New Content – Canal +

Presenter: Raphaëlle Toledano, senior Project Analyst – Fabernovel France

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.