Speaker Profile MIPTV

Vanessa Shapiro

Job TitleCEO

Company NameNicely Entertainment

About

In January 2020, Vanessa Shapiro founded her own company Nicely Entertainment. With over 22 years experience in the TV distribution business, Vanessa will continue to bring quality TV movies and series to the worldwide market. Vanessa has an outstanding track record, experience and longstanding relationships with broadcasters and producers around the world. In January 2017, she had joined Gaumont as the President of Worldwide TV Distribution and co-production, where Vanessa oversaw Worldwide TV Sales & Distribution of Gaumont’s TV catalogue, Co-productions, Acquisitions, Digital Distribution and Marketing. During her tenure, Vanessa executive produced the upcoming Amazon Original Series, El Presidente, developed a dozen of drama TV Series as well as executive produced several TV Movies. Prior to Gaumont, Vanessa served as Executive Vice President, Distribution, MarVista Entertainment from 2007 to 2017. While at MarVista, she led the sales, marketing, and contract administration departments, while overseeing all streams of revenue reporting to the CEO. Prior to MarVista, she was with Sony Pictures Entertainment from 1997-2007, where she held numerous positions throughout her tenure ultimately serving as Director, Worldwide Pay Television from 2001-2007. Fluent in both English and French, Vanessa holds a Masters Degree in Political Science and International Finance from Institut d’Etudes Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence, France (Sciences Po Aix).

Conference Sessions

  • DRAMA SERIES PITCH #1

    30-03-2020, 09:30 - 09:50, On Demand

    On Demand session at 9.30 am (CET)  SESSION AVAILABLE HERE  The DRAMA SERIES PITCH will present a diverse range of high-end original and viable scripted proje...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Event Date
        Mon, March 30
      3. Event theme
        IN DEVELOPMENT
        CONTENT DISCOVERY
        DRAMA
        WHAT'S NEXT
      4. Type of Event
        Competition / Pitch
  • DRAMA SERIES PITCH #2

    31-03-2020, 09:30 - 09:50, On Demand

    On Demand session released at 9.30 am (CET)   SESSION AVAILABLE HERE    The DRAMA SERIES PITCH will present a diverse range of high-end original and viable s...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Event Date
        Tues, March 31
      3. Event theme
        IN DEVELOPMENT
        CONTENT DISCOVERY
        DRAMA
        WHAT'S NEXT
      4. Type of Event
        Competition / Pitch
  • DRAMA SERIES PITCH #3

    01-04-2020, 09:30 - 09:55, On Demand

    On Demand session released at 9.30 am (CET)   SESSION AVAILABLE HERE    The DRAMA SERIES PITCH will present a diverse range of high-end original and viable s...

    • Language: English
      1. Event
        MIPTV
      2. Event Date
        Wed, April 1
      3. Event theme
        IN DEVELOPMENT
        CONTENT DISCOVERY
        DRAMA
        WHAT'S NEXT
      4. Type of Event
        Competition / Pitch