Building a Buzz: Trailers Unveiled

This session offers a unique opportunity to delve into the art, strategy, and impact of TV trailers, shedding light on the creative processes behind these bite-sized previews that leave audiences eagerly anticipating their favourite shows.

Discover the secrets behind crafting compelling TV trailers that captivate audiences and build anticipation for upcoming shows. From selecting the perfect clips to crafting impactful sound design and editing techniques, our panel of industry experts will share insights into effective trailer creation.

'The Crown' VFX Masterclass

Experience the magic behind the screen as industry experts Reece Ewing, Ben Turner, and the team dissect key scenes, revealing the intricate process of seamlessly integrating visual effects into storytelling. From opulent palaces to sweeping landscapes, witness how technology intertwines with artistic vision to transport viewers to another era.

An Evening with Evan Shapiro

Many will know Evan Shapiro as the official, unofficial cartographer of the Media Universe since Deadline published his first Media Universe Map.

It has since been adopted by businesses, executives, analysts, and colleges as the unofficial official representation of the map of media. Using his specific point of view, Evan charts the media’s future through his essays in the Media War & Peace Newsletter and with his change agency, ESHAP.


Through several rounds of competition, professional and amateur artists are challenged to produce a portrait of one of three famous sitters. The winning artist of each round, selected by three judges, advances to the semi-final and then to the final, with the winner receiving a cash commission to paint a famous personality and for the picture to become part of a national collection.  

TikTok Talent: Creating Content for TV Success

With household names from the world of entertainment turning to TikTok to promote and amplify their screen projects in a new way, from Strictly Come Dancing to I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, and Stanley Tucci to Idris Elba, being part of the TikTok community is now an unmissable promotional tool. On the flip side, the industry now has access to a fresh pool of unique talent that you can look to find the star of your next project on TikTok. Addison Rae, Charli D'Amelio, Yasmin Finney, Sam Ryder, and Francis Bourgeois all started with TikTok!