Speaker Profile MIPCOM

Andrew Eborn

Job TitlePresident

Company NameOctopus TV Ltd

About

Andrew Eborn is a lawyer, strategic business adviser, producer, writer, presenter and speaker. He has specialised in international licensing and global rights' management for several years and has been actively involved with the negotiation, acquisition and international exploitation of various major licences enabling companies to maximise the return on their rights as well as assisting with the strategic development of their international businesses.

Andrew Eborn is now working with several businesses across the IP value chain including the creation and licensing of content in all media from recording, publishing, distribution, supply of talent, management, promotion, immersive technology and holograms.

Businesses include:

Octopus TV Ltd www.octopus.tv

Knot The Truth Ltd ( KTT) with RJ Gibb, son of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, launched in Cannes in 2018. KTT already has a strong line up of programmes, tv, film and music productions, live events, theatrical shows and holographic experiences.

Andrew Eborn is a columnist, broadcaster and regular presenter and speaker around the world. http://www.thedrum.com/columns/andrew-eborn

UKTI Rob Walker " Andrew Eborn is an inspirational ambassador for the technology, media and sport sectors and a powerful advocate for British business"

 

About the company:

Octopus TV Ltd is an award winning company which is revolutionising the way content is produced and distributed.

Octopus TV is involved in all aspects of the IP value chain including the creation and licensing of content in all media from producing, publishing,

distribution, live streaming, supply of talent, management, promotion and immersive technology and holograms.

Octopus TV was established by Andrew Eborn in 2006 to address the needs expressed by clients including major broadcasters, advertising agencies, content owners, sporting bodies, event organisers and others.

Octopus TV has been involved with several pioneering initiatives enabling rights owners to maximise the return on their rights and embrace the opportunities presented by the advances in technology.

Octopus TV was a finalist in every category of UKTI's prestigious Passport to Export Awards. This was a first in the history of the Awards.

Conference Sessions

  • INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE SCREENING: 'AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD'

    14-10-2019, 11:00 - 13:00, NHK 8K Theatre

    NHK is proud to present Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro’s 8K dramatization of “An Artist of the Floating World”, starring Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe. The screenin...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 14
      2. Event Theme MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        LIVE THE STORY: NHK 8K
      3. Event Type MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        Screening
  • 8K TALKS: CO-PRODUCTION AND ACQUISITIONS

    14-10-2019, 16:30 - 17:30, NHK 8K Theatre

    NHK began daily broadcasting in 8K in December 2018. How has it secured content? NHK will show successful examples of international 8K co-productions and acquis...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 14
      2. Event Theme MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        LIVE THE STORY: NHK 8K
  • 8K TALKS: NATURAL HISTORY

    15-10-2019, 11:30 - 12:30, NHK 8K Theatre

    Botswana-based filmmaker Brad Bestelink will talk about a new co-production of NHK and ICON/NHFU on the Okavango Delta. Attendees will hear what 8K means for th...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Tue, Oct 15
      2. Event Theme MIPCOM / MIPJunior
        LIVE THE STORY: NHK 8K

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