VICE & MACHINMA WILL SCREEN AT MIP DIGITAL FRONTS

Paris, April 2nd 2015 – Reed MIDEM today announces two new additions to its line-up at the second edition of the MIP Digital Fronts. VICE and MACHINIMA 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, 4:50-5:20 pm, Machinima executives – including CEO Chad Gutstein, Chief Content OfficerDaniel Tibbets, Machinima Realm’s Programming Director Shane Burruss, and Machinima Talent Network Creator Gizzy Gazza – explore the shift towards consumption without borders and the windowed distribution of Transactional, Subscription and Ad Supported video.

Machinima is the most notorious purveyor and cultivator of fandom and gamer culture.  The FIRST! Many2Many programing service (M2M), we create, curate and celebrate the best fandom and gamer content across multiple video platforms. As one of the largest online video platforms in the world, Machinima programs to a community passionate about video games, animation, movies, TV, and the other endless forms of pop culture.  With a focus on scripted, topical and gaming programing, and a talent network of thousands of programmers, Machinima reaches over 170M viewers each month.

Discover Machinima‘s finest videos in the MIP Digital Fronts 2015 Machinima YouTube playlist!

On the Wednesday 15 April 2015,  2:30-3:15 pm the Vice MIP DIGITAL FRONTS Screening  will be presented by Andrew Creighton, President – VICE, Eddy Moretti, Chief Creative Officer – VICE, Alex Miller, Global Head of Content – VICE and Shanon Kelley, Publisher of Broadly – VICE.

VICE is the world’s preeminent youth media company. VICE is a news, content, and culture hub and a leading producer of award-winning video, reaching young people on all screens across an unrivalled global network. 

VICE develops and produces more long-form, high-quality, youth-focused video than anyone else. VICE has produced hundreds of original series, across its ten owned-and-operated digital channels, building one of the most extensive video libraries in the industry. 

Major productions for other platforms include the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ‘VICE‘ on HBO and a new, first-of-its-kind daily news show on HBO; music programming for Live Nation; news, music and cultural content for YouTube; feature films with 20th Century Fox; and multi-genre programming for Rogers Cable and Antenna Group. 

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
11:45-noon Zoomin.TV

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.