Paris, March 4, 2020 – Reed MIDEM today announces that MIPTV 2020, scheduled to take place March 30-April 2 in Cannes, has been cancelled due to concerns related to the coronavirus (Covid-19).
MIPDoc and MIPFormats, programmed for March 28-29, have also been cancelled.
CANNESERIES Season 3 of the Cannes International Series Festival, originally scheduled to run parallel to MIPTV, will now take place October 9-14, alongside MIPCOM.
The next edition of MIPTV will take place April 12-15, 2021 in Cannes with MIPDoc and MIPFormats scheduled for April 10-11, 2021. Season 4 of CANNESERIES will be held in April 2021 during MIPTV.
“In the current context, many of our clients have expressed concerns about travelling at this time. Rescheduling MIPTV in the coming months is not feasible so the most appropriate course of action is to cancel MIPTV for 2020,” said Paul Zilk, Reed MIDEM Chief Executive.
“The well-being of our clients, partners and staff is our priority. We are grateful to clients for their support and constructive input during this challenging period. We look forward to welcoming everyone to MIPCOM in October 12-15 and we are delighted that CANNESERIES will be at our side again at the event this year,” added Paul Zilk.
Note to Editors:
MIPCOM 2020 – October 12-15 in Cannes
MIPJunior 2020 – October 10-11 in Cannes
CANNESERIES 2020 – October 9-14 in Cannes
MIPTV 2021 – April 12-15 in Cannes
MIPDoc & MIPFormats 2021 – April 10-11 in Cannes
About MIPTV: MIPTV (30 March-2 April 2020, Cannes) is the Global Content Market for the Future. MIPTV 20.20 is a reimagined experience that not only serves the needs of the distribution market today but also helps the content industry to prepare for the future. It will enrich the market experience by connecting people in new ways and presenting fresh content along with exclusive market intelligence alongside a redesigned exhibition experience. Last MIPTV, in April 2019, some 9,500 professionals from across the international TV and digital entertainment ecosystem connected to launch and discover new content, forge partnerships, negotiate financing and distribution agreements, find co-production opportunities and explore the latest trends.