International conference and screening of new TV formats FORMAT SHOW

FORMAT SHOW is one day conference dedicated to format industry and screening of the newest and the most popular TV formats from all around the world.

Every time FORMAT SHOW brings the participants’ attention to an extensive line-up of new and the most relevant TV formats of various genres from prodcos and distributors from all over the world. Also, the conference is full of interesting case studies and the latest data analysis, reflecting the global format industry trends.

FORMAT SHOW 2016 program consisted of various sections:

Screenings of freshest formats of TV shows and series from around the world. More than 50 premieres from such prodcos and distributors have been screened: all3media international, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, BBC Worldwide, Red Arrow International, FremantleMedia, Endemol Shine Group, Armoza Formats, Dori Media, Eccho Rights, Small World IFT, Zodiak Rights, etc.

CEO of Media Resources Management (Ukraine) Victoria Yarmoshchuk presented a report Ukrainian formats – the industry status update

Status quo on the global drama market was covered by Artem Vakalyuk, Head of MRM's Analytical Department during the report International drama trends overview.

Editorial Director of British company C21 Media Ed Waller delivered a presentation How the global format business is changing (and how you can benefit). Ed explored how the international format industry has evolved over the past few years and is still changing, the direction it is heading and what opportunities this is creating for companies trying to get into the industry.

Also, participants of FORMAT SHOW witnessed panel discussion Format industry powerhouses: creating or following global industry trends? featuring representatives of key international format distributors and creators – Anne Kirsipuu, CIS & Baltics Sales Director, FremantleMedia (UK); Nicola Sоderlund, Managing Partner, Eccho Rights (Sweden); Tim Crescenti, President, Small World IFT (USA); Brianne Bonney, Senior Sales Manager, Red Arrow International (Germany). Moderator – Ed Waller, Editorial Director, C21Media (UK).

David Ciaramella, Communications Manager of British consultancy K7 Media, Knowledge partner of KMW 2016, took the mic for a special presentation and screening Technologies transforming TV. David showed examples of where technology has significantly enhanced the experience on screen; be that through innovative production techniques, real-time user interaction or adding an extra dimension using AR and VR. The session included case studies from the international marketplace: a must for content makers looking to break new boundaries in programming.

Special guest of KMW 2016, KOCCA, represented by Alex Choi delivered a presentation and screening of Korean formats. KOCCA is the largest company, which in collaboration with the Government of South Korea supports and unites producers of film and TV content, games and animation series.


The event’s 7-year long history has proven that FORMAT SHOW became an excellent meeting point for TV industry representatives from Ukraine and CIS with the partners from all over the world, as well as effective platform for discovering current trends of international format business. As a result - lots of the formats by international rightholders that have been presented in course of FORMAT SHOW (2010-2015) were adapted and aired in Ukraine and other CIS countries.

The event organizers meet the challenges that media market is currently facing with and understand the increasing demand of broadcasters and prodcos from the region for fresh ideas, new business models and partnerships. FORMAT SHOW screening and conference is held twice a year: Spring Edition and traditionally in September in the course of KYIV MEDIA WEEK.

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