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The MIPTV programme includes the Media Mastermind Keynote Series, the Producers’ Hub & Co-production Summit, the Brands and Content focus, competitions, matchmaking and networking events, and the red-carpet World Premiere TV Screenings. Innovation is at the heart of MIPTV with MIPCube programme. MIPTV Programme at-a-glance.
The MIPDoc programme focuses on co-financing and co-production: MIPDoc Programme at-a-glance
The MIPFormats programme features the most innovative concepts worldwide: MIPFormats programme at-a-glance
“Co-production” can mean many different things: from formal treaty co-productions to financial collaboration, from pre-buys to service production. Two experts share their creative and business experience, offer their “do’s and don’ts”, answer the questions you really want to ask, and help to unscramble the mysteries of scripted drama co-production. FOLLOWED BY MENTORING ONE ON ONE
Pat is President of FERNS PRODUCTIONS INC. specializing in blue-chip documentary-drama mini-series, working with his son Andrew, President of Ferns Entertainment Inc. whose principal focus is drama. Major series Pat and Andrew have produced together include the award-winning Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery and Darwin’s Brave New World, both Australia-Canada co-productions. Pat Ferns has produced some of Canada’s finest award-winning programming and the world’s leading media events. He presents his signature pitching sessions worldwide. Called in his native land “the father of independent production”, Pat was awarded The Order of Canada in 2005 for his services to the industry.About FERNS PRODUCTIONS INC.FERNS PRODUCTIONS INC. is an award-winning content creator bringing high definition value to media, regardless of a screen’s size. One of Realscreen’s top 100 factual producers worldwide and in Playback’s top 100 production companies by volume in Canada, Ferns specializes in blue chip docu-drama mini-series. Recent focus has been on investigative history revealing new worlds in old stories.Producing and packaging innovative talent and creative projects, co-production and co-venture specialist Ferns Productions Inc. secures pre-sales and commissions in all territories. Previous mini-series include the multi-award-winning docu-drama mini-series Captain Cook: Obsession and Discovery and Darwin’s Brave New World.
A longstanding member of the Hollywood creative community, Pat Quinn specializes in aiding entertainment companies in the packaging and development of projects for all media.Her clients include award winning screenwriters and international television series formats, which she packages and produces for U.S. networks and cable. Clients include TV2 in Norway, TV3 in Ireland, Wild Rover Productions, Big Mountain Productions, JAM Media, TRC’s International Development Programme and Screen Leaders EU.In Hollywood she has held senior positions in the television, film and theatre departments at ICM, Metropolitan Talent Agency, Paradigm and Warner Bros. Television.Quinn is an instructor at Chapman University and is on the Board of Directors of the Women in Film Foundation.