International conference and screening of new TV formats Format Show

Format Show 2013 - one day conference and screening of the newest and the most popular TV formats that was held on September 10th  in course of KYIV MEDIA WEEK 2013. This year Format Show participants had opportunity to get acquainted with over 80 TV formats by core international distributors from all around the world, and to listen to speeches of the leading experts in the sphere of TV formats from Europe, USA, Russia and other countries.

The conference was opened by panel discussion ‘Saturation of Emerging Format Markets: How to Avoid the Bust after the Boom’. The topic, being nowadays so challenging for Ukrainian media industry, was discussed by representatives of international format market majors (Jennifer Ebell - ITV Studios Global Entertainment (UK), Nicola Söderlund -  Sparks Networks (Sweden), Tyler Massey -  Eyeworks Distribution (USA),  Luci Burnley - Small World IFT (USA), Cynthia Kennedy - Keshet International (Israel). The panel was moderated by Clive Whittingham from C21 Media (UK). 


Later this topic was discovered in facts and figures internally. Ukrainian MRM company in partnership with Russian KVG Research presented an analytical report on ‘Local Adaptations of International Formats by Ukrainian and Russian TV Channels’. 

Thanks to Entertainment Master Class, KMW’s educational partner, a special keynote ‘Innovation in Format Development & Distribution’ by Avi Armoza (the EMC’s Member of the Advisory Board, Armoza Formats General Director, Israel) was held in course of Format Show 2013. Besides the EMC & KMW give all KMW-2013 participants a unique opportunity – to win a scholarship for EMC’s upcoming master class module GAME SHOWS & GAMES (December 2-8, 2013 in Tel Aviv).

Besides in course of Format Show 2013 the success story of The Entertainment Experience  - transmedia format, the winner of Digital Emmy Award 2013 was exposed by Christophe Audran (FCCE Distribution, The Netherlands).

Apart from general screening program, two special screening sessions were held during Format Show day. So, the best formats from Nordic Region were presented by Ann Christin Siljan (Director Sales & Acquisition, Nordic World, Norway). The latest trends of UK indies’ format market were unveiled by Dawn McCarthy-Simpson (Director of Market Development, PACT, UK).

Generally the screening program of Format Show 2013 totals 88 TV formats (both scripted and non-scripted content). It stands to mention that over 40 of them - brand new and were screened to the wide audience for the first time. The premiers were presented by the following international distributors:  CBS Studios International (USA), DRG (UK), NBCUniversal International Television (USA), FremantleMedia (UK), Shine International (UK), Red Arrow International (Germany), ITV Studios Global Entertainment (UK), Absolutely Independent (The Netherlands), Viacom International Media Networks (USA), Eyeworks International Distribution (USA), Global Agency (Turkey), ALL3MEDIA International (UK), Endemol Group (UK), Armoza Formats (Israel), Banijay International (UK), Keshet International (Israel) and others.

Download the full screening program of Format Show 2013

Format Show was launched in 2010 by Media Resources Management. As a result - lots of the formats presented in course of the conference are acquired or adopted in Ukraine and within the territory of other CIS countries. 

Archive of Format Show

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010