DRAMA SERIES PITCH #1

    1. Event Date
      Mon, March 30
  1. Event
    MIPTV
  2. Event theme
    IN DEVELOPMENT
    CONTENT DISCOVERY
    DRAMA
    WHAT'S NEXT
  3. Type of Event
    Competition / Pitch

DRAMA SERIES PITCH #1

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

On Demand
Language:
English

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 projects from established producers seeking financing and/or co-producing partners to reach global screens.

Selected producers will pitch their project to key international decision-makers, including buyers, commissioners, distributors, co-producers, investors and talent agencies.

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION:

 

 

EIGHT MONTHS

Produced by Anagram Sweden & Belga Productions (Sweden)

 

  • Original Title: Åtta månader
  • Genre: Political thriller
  • Format: 6*45’
  • Logline: Eight Months is a political thriller about impossible love and how power corrupts even when you have the best intentions.
  • Synopsis: Eight Months is a political thriller about impossible love and how power corrupts even when you have the best intentions. Press secretary Nina Wedén gets pulled into a dangerous game when she has to help the new charismatic foreign minister of Sweden.She quickly learns that she is on her own and can´t trust anyone.

 

FAIRYTALE DETECTIVE

Produced by Foley Film & TV (UK)

 

  • Genre: Fantasy comedy-drama
  • Format: 8 x 52’
  • Logline: Hans Christian Andersen, fed up with rejection, tries a new trade as a detective, but the only people who will work with him are his own imaginary fairytale characters.
  • Synopsis: Quirky fantasy procedural. Hans Christian Andersen, storytelling genius, is also a bit of a prawn. When people shun his quirky ways, he aims to become the greatest detective of his age. He teams up to crack crimes with his own imaginary fairytale characters who play Watson to his Holmes.

 

 

MOTHERCITY/ THE BEAT

Produced by Enigma Pictures (South Africa)

 

  • Genre: Crime Drama
  • Format: 8*48’
  • Logline: “Mother City” strives to remain a Police Procedural Drama while a Modern Forensics Cop is confronted with a series of brutal murders tainted by an Ancient Supernatural stain.
  • Synopsis: Charlie Moloi believed he received his big break when he was picked to be part of an elite group of young Officers selected to represent the South African Police’s Violent Crimes division at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. But when Charlie returns as the Department’s shining star, to head the newly established Murder Forensics Division, he’s immediately stymied by bizarre crimes that defy even the best forensic detection - crimes of a supernatural nature. 

Speakers

  • Brendan Foley

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Writer-Producer

    Foley Filn & TV

    Brendan Foley is an award-winning Writer-Producer with international experience in TV drama, features and books, most recently writing thriller...

  • Ger Gleeson

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Creator

    Sienna Films / Atomic 80

  • Erik Magnusson

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Producer

    Anagram Sweden AB

    Erik Magnusson has worked with Anagram Sverige as Producer since 2006. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Drama, Theatre & Film from the University of...

  • Ernest Napoleon

    Speaker

    Producer

    Enigma Pictures

    Ernest R Napoleon is the most exciting and prolific East African International film Producer/Writer/Actor with over 12 years of experience currently...

  • Miira Paasilinna

    Speaker

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Managing Director

    Anagram Sweden

    Miira Paasilinna is the Managing Director of Anagram Sweden since spring 2018. She has experience from over 200 productions (feature films,...

  • Sydney Gallonde

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    CEO & Executive Producer

    Make It Happen Studio

    Sydney Gallonde began his career by working on branded content programmes with agencies such as TBWA, Carat, Omnicom Fuse, and Havas. A key player in...

  • Jane Gogan

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Director

    Yellow Path Productions

  • Stephen Mowbray

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Head of SVT International

    SVT

    As Head of SVT International I am responsible for all International acquisitions - approximately 2500 hours of programming per year over four main...

  • Kazufumi Nagasawa

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Managing Director, Chief Content Officer

    Hulu Japan

    HJ Holdings, Inc. operates Hulu branded SVOD service in Japan, which was originally launched in Sept 2011 by Hulu LLC. Currently, and the service has...

  • Erik Pack

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Executive Vice President, Global Distribution & Co-production

    Boat Rocker Studios

    Erik Pack is an accomplished television executive with over 25 years experience in international content distribution, production and finance, having...

  • Tone Ronning

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    Executive Producer

    NRK

    For the last ten years executive producer and commissioning editor for dramaseries like Nobel, State of Happiness, The Heavy Water War, Valkyrien and...

  • Vanessa Shapiro

    Host

      1. Event
        MIPTV

    CEO

    Nicely Entertainment

    In January 2020, Vanessa Shapiro founded her own company Nicely Entertainment. With over 22 years experience in the TV distribution business, Vanessa...