Crime Pays, And Everyone’s Buying

Monday, June 11, 2018
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

True crime television has been with us for eons, but with an ever-increasing range of platforms hungry for buzzworthy content, crime is at the top of the list for many buyers. And that makes the hunt for original IP in the space, as well as unique ways to approach the genre, as difficult to unearth as clues in a cold case. In this session, you’ll hear from content creators and network executives who are staking out new approaches to true crime TV —from podcasts and serials to Live PD and real-time revelations.


Barry Walsh
Editor & Content Director
Banff World Media Festival


Cori Abraham
SVP, Development & International Oxygen Media

Sara Burns
VP, Programming
Discovery Communications

Kate Harrison
Cream Productions Inc.

Stephen Land
Founder & CEO
Jupiter Entertainment

Shelly Tatro
SVP Development & Programming
A+E Networks

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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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