A document variety of worldwide distributors can be on the London TV Screenings in 2024.
Some 29 gross sales homes can be represented on the Screenings, which happen between Monday 26 February and Friday 1 March subsequent yr. That is up barely on final yr.
The 4 founders — All3Media Worldwide, Banijay, Fremantle and ITV Studios — and a bunch of UK distribs equivalent to Abacus Media Rights, Cineflix Rights and Ardour Distribution can be joined by the likes of Germany’s Beta Movie, France’s Federation Studios, Newen Join and Studiocanal, Israel’s Keshet Worldwide and Scandinavia’s Viaplay Content material Distribution and Eccho Rights.
The entire essential U.S. studios, bar Disney, will display with Fox Leisure World, NBCUniversal Codecs, Paramount World Content material Distribution and Warner Bros. Worldwide Tv Manufacturing all committing. Lionsgate and Fifth Season are additionally on the line-up.
“The London TV Screenings 2024 is about to be even larger than the 2023 occasion, which is not any imply feat in these difficult occasions,” stated a London TV Screenings spokesperson. “Having been a ‘must-attend’ for London-headquartered distributors for a few years, the occasion is now warmly welcoming extra individuals from abroad, so it’s actually turning into a pivotal second within the calendar that may proceed to develop and evolve from one yr to the following.”
This yr’s occasion attracted 28 distributors, which was up 87% on the 2022 version because the world continued to open up after the Covid pandemic. The 2024 version will comprise screenings, unique first appears and deep dives into anticipated codecs and scripted reveals. With the actors and writers strikes now over, extra expertise is prone to attend and assembly business patrons on the town to take a look at the newest content material.
The Screenings, which had been created to capitalise on the patrons within the UK for the BBC Studios Showcase, is thought for its collegiate strategy the place the most important Britain-based distributors work collectively to construct a schedule that permits for the very best attendances on the highest variety of occasions doable.