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AGENDA

International Scripted Buyers

Monday, June 12, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CASCADE BALLROOM

BANFF's Buyers Series is an in-depth examination of what major international content buyers are looking for to fill their programming blocks in the coming year. Our scripted deep-dive will feature leading comedy and drama commissioners from broadcast networks, cable channels, and digital platforms will share the different strategies they utilize when taking pitches for new programming. You'll find out exactly what types of shows buyers are seeking out, what trends have been overdone, and how to find the right home for your content.

Moderating:


Adam Benzine
Canadian Bureau Chief
C21 Media


Featuring:


Sharon Bordas
VP, Scripted Development
Lifetime

Chika Chukudebelu
VP Programming & Diversity
BET Networks

Kristen Del Pero
VP, Scripted Programming
NBCUniversal

Tilusha Ghelani
Commissioning Editor, Comedy
Sky

Drew Worobow
VP Original Programming
IFC

In Partnership With

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?

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