lille DIALOGUES
march 24, 2022

EMPOWERING THE AUDIOVISUAL INDUSTRY WITH CREATIVITY

The Lille Dialogues, labeled ‘French Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2022’, will bring together European political leaders and the key international executives from the audiovisual sector on March 24. This is an opportunity to discuss regulatory issues and reflect on the pivotal role of creativity in the series industry.


This year’s theme “Empowering the Audiovisual Industry with Creativity” will feature passionate discussions about how and why the industry must support bold creativity and original storytelling.

Welcome speech : AUDIOVISUAL CREATIVITY AND THE EUROPEAN UNION’S DIGITAL DECADE

  • Margrethe Vestager Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and Commissioner for Competition, European Commission

INVESTING IN TALENT: HOW TO DRIVE NEW NARRATIVES? 

  • Delphine Ernotte-Cunci – CEO, France Televisions et Présidente, UER (France)
  • Mo Abudu – CEO, EbonyLife Media (Nigeria)
  • Romain Bessi – General director, Newen Studios (France)
  • Young-kyu Kim – CEO, Studio Dragon (Korea)

THE WORLD OF PARAMOUNT INTERNATIONAL STREAMING

  • Raffaele Annechino – President & CEO International Networks, Studios and Streaming Paramount (USA)

AUDIOVISUAL & SOFT POWER: HOW SERIES ARE SHAPING TOMORROW’S SOCIETY

  • Gilles Pélisson – CEO TF1 Groupe (France)
  • Bunmi Akintonwa – Executive Producer, Writer, Managing Director, the little black book company (Norway)
  • Anne Bjørnstad – Creative Director, Rubicon (Norway)
  • Sandra Laugier – Philosophy teacher at Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University (France)
  • Hagai Levi – Writer, director and producer (Israel)
  • James Poniewozik – Chief Television Critic NY Times (USA)

Keynote warnermedia

  • Priya Dogra – President WarnerMedia EMEA & Asia (excl. China), WarnerMedia (UK)

AMAZON STUDIOS: EUROPE’S NEXT CREATIVE PARTNER

  • Georgia Brown – Head of European Originals, Amazon Studios (UK)

CREATIVITY AND CONSOLIDATION: THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS TO SERVE CULTURAL SOVEREIGNTY

  • Nicolas de Tavernost -Chairman of the Board of Directors, M6 (France)

COLLABORATING ACROSS BORDERS

  • Jan Mojto – CEO, Beta Film (Germany)
  • Gina Nieri – Executive Board Member, MFE  – Media for Europe (Italy)
  • Bruno Patino – President, Arte (France)

Audiovisual shooting locations: a creative breakthrough

  • Caroline Cooper COO, Sky Studios (UK)
  • Chiara Sbarigia – President, Cinecittà (Italy)
  • Edith Sepp – CEO, Estonian Film Institute and Vice-President, EFAD (Estonia)
  • Godefroy Vujicic – CEO, Pictanovo (France)

PRIVATE EQUITY FINANCING: A SOLUTION TO PRESERVE THE INDEPENDENCE OF OUR SECTOR?

In partnership with the EPC – European Producers Club

  • Sebastian Raybaud – CEO, Anton Capital (France)
  • Jorge Sanz Gonzalez – Mandate Manager, EIF – European Investment Fund (Luxembourg)
  • Mariela Besuievsky – Producer/Partner, Tornasol Media (Spain)

Moderated by Alexandra Lebret, Managing Director, EPC

WRITING AT THE HEART OF IT ALL!

In partnership with FSE – Federation of Screenwriters in Europe

  • Pieter Bart Korthuis – Screenwriter and Director (Netherlands)
  • Pascal Rogard – General director, SACD (France)
  • Marie Roussin – Screenwriter (France)
  • Stefano Sardo – Writer, Director, Producer and Head of Italian Author’s Guild 100autori (Italy)

Moderated by Carolin Otto,  Screenwriter and President FSE

2022 Guests of Honor

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