First speakers and date announced for the TellyCast Digital Content Forum 2023 sponsored by BBC Studios

by | Aug 3, 2023 | News

TellyCast the leading international TV industry podcast and events business today announces the first raft of speakers for the TellyCast Digital Content Forum 2023 sponsored by BBC Studios, the UK’s only industry event dedicated to the business of social-first video.

Following a sold-out debut event last year, the TellyCast Digital Content Forum is back at BFI Southbank in London on 9th November 2023 to create an environment for creators, studios, producers, brands, media agencies, platforms, channels and the wider content industry to network, learn, debate and share the latest insight on the business opportunities in the fast-developing world of digital-first content.

Panel sessions during the day are designed to provide actionable insights for all and will focus on creator economics and content monetisation, original IP and formats and brand funded digital content.

Panellists already confirmed for the event include senior executives some of the content industry’s leading digital-first producers and platforms including; 4Studio’s Senior Creative Strategist Adam Middleton, Snapchat’s Head of UK Partnerships Lucy Luke, TikTok’s Head of Global Partnerships Normanno Pisano, TikTok’s Head of UK Partnerships Ed Linderman, ITV Studios MD Global Creative & FRAPA Board Member Mike Beale, Banijay’s Chief Digital & Marketing Officer Damien Viel, Future Studios Chief Creative Officer, John Farrar, Little Dot Studios Chief Business Officer Holly Graham, Digital video industry expert Thom Gulseven, Leading digital creator Brandon B and Vice Media Editorial Director Ryan Bassil.

Snapchat’s Head of UK Partnerships Lucy Luke and TikTok’s Global Entertainment Partnerships Lead Normanno Pisano and Head of Entertainment Edward Lindeman, will deliver keynote addresses, and Banijay’s Chief Digital & Marketing Officer Damien Viel will also be setting out the digital vision for the media and entertainment powerhouse in a keynote address. New speakers and sponsors are being confirmed every week.

Event partners announced so far include 4Studio, The Drop, PACT, Quintus Studios, post production specialists Racoon and Boom! PR.

“The expertise and creativity on show at 2022’s sold-out event was a real highlight. For our 2023 edition we’re delving deeper into monetisation, brand funded digital programming and new business models. Our panels are laser-focused on providing meaningful insights for delegates, whilst ensuring plenty of time to network with digital first industry leaders. I can’t wait to welcome delegates to the BFI in November once again to provide a platform for the next generation of entertainment” said TellyCast host and event producer Justin Crosby.

“We’re thrilled to return as the headline sponsor for The Tellycast Digital Content Forum with its fantastic line-up of panels and speakers. As the entertainment industry evolves it’s crucial for us to be at the forefront of social-first business opportunities and we look forward to the buzz generated from this event” said BBC Studios.

A limited number of Super Early Bird tickets £249.99 + VAT are available here

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