Program of Format Show 2012

8:45 Registration of Participants, welcome coffee  
9:45 Welcome speech from organizers  Victoria Yarmoshchuk, director  Media Resources Management, Ukraine  
10:00 Panel Discussion "What the buyers want? What the formats producers are looking for?"  Moderator: Victoria Yarmoshchuk, director  Media Resources Management, Ukraine 
Spaekers: Tim Crescenti, President of Small World IFT, USA, Anne Kirsipuu, CIS & Baltics Sales Director at FremantleMedia, UK, Axel Böhm, Regional Sales Director / International Fiction Acquisition CEE, Italy, Spain at Red Arrow International, Germany, Daria Fialko, CEO TV3, Russia, Aleksey Goncharenko, Director of Friends Production company, Ukraine
10:40  Screening   (formats of non-scripted content) List of companies and formats*
11:40  РАСТ screening: Next Big Idea from UK Indies Special screening by the PACT members ***, trade association of UK independent content producers  
 12:00 – 12:15Coffee-break 
12:15 Special seminar "How to Own and Control Your Format – Getting the Best Return on your Investment"   Jonathan Coad ****, Partner at the  lewissilkin law firm, Media, Brands and Technology, London, UK 
13:15 Screening   (formats of non-scripted content) List of companies and formats*
14:00 – 15:00 Lunch 
15:00 Screening  (formats of scripted content) List of companies and formats**

Final of the  Ideas Pitching  contest  

from 1+1 TV Channel

List of the Final experts*****: Alexander Tkachenko, 1+1 Group General Director, Ukraine; Alla Lipovetska, Story First Production, TV Programs General Producer, Russia;   Avi Armoza,  Armoza Formats General Director, Israel
    During the experts’ Ideas Pitching winner selection session (15 minutes) the screening of non-scripted formats* was continued
18:00 "Classic Formats" screening Classis Formats - formats that were very popular for some period in the past (from several years till decades) and have got potential to return to the broadcasting schedules today with a big success.  List of formats and companies*
18:30 End of Conference   

* formats for screenings were provided by A+E Networks, All3Media, Armoza Formats, ATM Grupa, Fuji Creative Corporation, Sony Pictures Television, Banijay International, ВВС Worldwide, CBS, Cineflix Rights, DRG, Endemol, Eyeworks, FremantleMedia, Global Agency, RAI Trade, Red Arrow International, Shine International, Sparks Network, Zodiak Rights, Absolutely Independent, Telemundo Internacional, TV3

** Caracol, Dori Media, Armoza Formats, Telemundo Internacional, YAIR DORI, FremantleMedia, ATM Grupa

*** Can't Stop Media, Electric Sky, DLT Entertainment 

**** Jonathan Coad is a partner at the Media Brands and Technology Group of London city firm Lewis Silkin and founding director of the International Format Lawyers Association. He has advised - pre and post broadcast - clients as the Granada Media Group/, BSKYB, Channel 4, MTV/The Comedy Channel and Virgin Media, Fremantle Media, Sony BMG, Syco, on Copyright, Passing Off, Format Rights, Breach of Confidence, Defamation, and Privacy. He has written numerous media law articles and given seminars extensively in Europe and the Far East on Format Rights. He has also acted as an expert witness in Format Rights litigation.

***** Experts of the  Ideas Pitching contest  Final:

Alexander Tkachenko Alla Lipovetska Avi Armoza

1+1 Group General Director, Ukraine

Story First Production,

TV Programs General Producer, Russia

Armoza Formats General Director, Israel

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