PARIS, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --MIPTV announces today that Tim Hincks, President of Global Entertainment Producer Endemol, will deliver a keynote speech on Monday 8 April 2013 as part of MIPTV's Media Mastermind Keynote Series. Organised by Reed MIDEM, MIPTV will take place in Cannes, 8-11 April.
In his MIPTV address, Tim Hincks will discuss how creativity is affected by the radical changes taking place in the industry today. As President of Endemol Group, he is responsible for the creation and commercial exploitation of content across the company's worldwide network. This incorporates operations in 31 territories annually producing more than 400 series in genres including entertainment, reality TV, game shows, comedy, drama, sport, kids programming, factual, docu-dramas and features.
Tim Hincks was appointed President of Endemol Group in May 2012. The company's international hits include Big Brother, Deal or No Deal, Wipeout and Your Face Sounds Familiar. A rapidly growing drama portfolio also includes Hell on Wheels, Hot in Cleveland, Leverage, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, the Emmy Award-winning drama Black Mirror, Dutch series Penoza — which is now being remade as Red Widow for ABC in the USA — and major 2013 productions such as Ripper Street and Peaky Blinders for the BBC.
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About MIPTV – Founded in 1963, MIPTV is the annual international market and creative forum for content on every screen. It brings professionals from the global TV and online content industry to Cannes, France, for four days of exhibition, conferences, screenings and networking. It is a key market for buying and selling content and early-stage content development. MIPCube constitutes a special programme exploring tech and creative approaches with the community re-inventing the content experience within MIPTV. The weekend prior to MIPTV, MIPDoc and MIPFormats constitute a two-day showcase for non-fiction and unscripted programming. In 2013, MIPTV celebrates its 50th anniversary. www.miptv.com
SOURCE Reed MIDEM