MIPTV, MIPFormats and MIP Digital – a reflection

Things seemed a bit quieter this time around. Where there’s usually a throng of busy TV industry people, elbows being of better use than feet for propelling oneself forward, this time there was ample space almost everywhere. On the other hand the new incentives from the MIP-organizers – the MIP Cube and the MIP Digital…Read more MIPTV, MIPFormats and MIP Digital – a reflection

Digital4C – a reflection

I was invited earlier this week to hold a keynote presentation at the Digital4C conference in Barcelona, Spain. The conference brought together a diverse crowd of content creators, scholars, government officials, students, music industry people, game designers… you name it. I held my talk on the subject “Talking Transmedia: Content Development and Monetization” (which I…Read more Digital4C – a reflection

DIY Days

I’ve always been awed by the phenomenon that is the DIY Days. I’ve never attendend myself – one of the drawbacks of living fairly remote – but from what I’ve seen of the action on Twitter, Storify and other social media, and the videos posted from these events, it’s one that is on my bucket…Read more DIY Days

MIPCOM 2013 – thoughts and reflections

I just landed back from a week of TV, online, second screen, contentcontentcontent and all the other things that a regular MIP week in Cannes consists of. This year one of the main strands of talks and discussions was on ”The Golden Age of Television”, which we apparently are living in right now. And yes,…Read more MIPCOM 2013 – thoughts and reflections

The Endangered Author – a species under threat, for good and for bad.

Keynote, X Media Lab 2013, Lausanne, Switzerland. I’ve spent a significant part of my life in the media industry in radio. Dealing with the audience, what we learnt was that if the content we provided was good enough, and if we managed to give clear enough instructions that at the same time were enticing enough,…Read more The Endangered Author – a species under threat, for good and for bad.

X Media Lab coming up

Right now I’m at home for a bit, but soon I’ll be off again. Hot on the heels of my participation at the Filmteractive Festival in Poland, I’ll be talking at the X Media Lab conference in Switzerland. The line-up is impressive and I would strongly advice anyone who is interested in multiplatform storytelling and…Read more X Media Lab coming up

Filmteractive conference, Poland

I have been graciously invited to come speak at the 2013 edition of the Filmteractive conference, to be held in Lodz, Poland on the 25-26 September. It promises to be a couple of interesting days, as we’ll hear about everything from cutting edge second screen solutions from ExMachina to the art of including brands in…Read more Filmteractive conference, Poland