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Canada-UK Business Development Day – 2019

Deadline: December 2, 2019

The CMPA, in partnership with Pact and with support from The High Commission of Canada, invites Canadian producers for a day-long business development and networking event.

Date and location

December 2, 2019, 10 AM to 5 PM

Battlebridge Room at King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG, United Kingdom


10:00 – 10:15 – Welcome

10:15 – 11:00 – Drama – what next? 

A look into ways of exploiting  scripted IP and how to reach new audiences and attract new revenues.

Moderated by: Dawn McCarthy-Simpson, Managing Director of Business Development & Global Strategy, Pact

11:00 – 11:15 Break 

11:15 – 12:00  – Scripted factual content

The popularity of scripted factual content is growing and attracting the big bucks.  The UK is a leader in this genre and they continue to ramp up their teams to take advantage of the demands from global networks.

Moderated by: Danny Fenton,  CEO, Zig Zag Productions

12:00 – 13:00 UK drama – why the world loves British dramas


Moderated by:  Dominic Schreiber, Global Drama Executive, Reel One International Limited

13:00 – 14:00 Networking lunch

14:00 – 15:30 Business to business meetings

15:30 – 17:00 Networking reception

Registration has now closed. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Sarolta Csete.