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July 6, 2020
Format Strategies: Adapting to the Times
Executives from BBC Studios, ViacomCBS International Studios, ITV Studios and Banijay Rights took part in a virtual panel session about navigating the challenges and opportunities facing the formats business, moderated via video conference by Kristin Brzoznowski, World Screen’s executive editor.
Held under the theme Format Strategies: Adapting to the Times, the panel featured Sumi Connock, creative director of formats for BBC Studios; Laura Burrell, global head of formats at ViacomCBS International Studios; Maarten Meijs, president of global entertainment at ITV Studios; and Andrew Sime, VP of formats at Banijay Rights. The group weighed in on innovative production strategies for everything from dating shows to shiny-floor competitions and shared how some of the biggest format brands in the business have been able to push forward amid new protocols.
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