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The Wisdom Of Woz
WARREN BERGER, fastcodesign.com
Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak shares nine tips for starting companies, solving problems, and finding happiness.He’s an engineer’s engineer; a part-time teacher and full-time speaker; a well-known prankster; and cofounder of one of the world’s…

The Wisdom Of Woz
WARREN BERGER, fastcodesign.com

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak shares nine tips for starting companies, solving problems, and finding happiness.

He’s an engineer’s engineer; a part-time teacher and full-time speaker; a well-known prankster; and cofounder of one of the world’s…

MIP MEGASESSION: Morgan Spurlock joins MIPCOM line-up to talk “The global quest for original reality”
The MIP MegaSession brings together the brightest minds driving the next generation of factual programming for online and traditional channels. Screen the future through sneak previews, and hear from our mega session of visionary producers and programmers shaping the future of factual financing, production and distribution.
The Opening Keynote will be hosted by writer, director, producer Morgan Spurlock. Spurlock will dive into the evolutionary changes that reshaped entertainment: the indie film movement (which is continuing through the newest independent generation of digital content makers), the democratization of production, and now, the democratization of distribution.
These areas will continue to push the content industry forward. Who will be the players quickest to embrace these models and who are the creators that will be ahead of the content game and solidify loyal audiences in the years to come?

MIP MEGASESSION: Morgan Spurlock joins MIPCOM line-up to talk “The global quest for original reality

The MIP MegaSession brings together the brightest minds driving the next generation of factual programming for online and traditional channels. Screen the future through sneak previews, and hear from our mega session of visionary producers and programmers shaping the future of factual financing, production and distribution.

The Opening Keynote will be hosted by writer, director, producer Morgan Spurlock. Spurlock will dive into the evolutionary changes that reshaped entertainment: the indie film movement (which is continuing through the newest independent generation of digital content makers), the democratization of production, and now, the democratization of distribution.

These areas will continue to push the content industry forward. Who will be the players quickest to embrace these models and who are the creators that will be ahead of the content game and solidify loyal audiences in the years to come?

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SIMON COWELL NAMED MIPCOM 2014 PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD RECOGNISES ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CREATIVE ICON | MIPCOM
One of the best-known faces on TV screens in the world, Cowell has transformed popular culture in the 21st century through his wide-reaching TV and music enterprise.
“Simon Cowell is a visionary producer whose television franchises are on air in almost 200 territories around the world, underlining his status as a global creative icon. In recognition of his amazing career as a creator of international formats and his formidable impact on the entertainment industry as a whole, we are honoured to welcome him to Cannes as the MIPCOM 2014 Personality of the Year,” said Paul Zilk, CEO of Reed MIDEM, organiser of MIPCOM. 
The TV and film producer, music label boss and internationally-renowned talent show judge will receive his award at a gala dinner for industry executives at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes on Tuesday 14 October. On Monday 13 October, Cowell will give a keynote interview in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals.

SIMON COWELL NAMED MIPCOM 2014 PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD RECOGNISES ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CREATIVE ICON | MIPCOM

One of the best-known faces on TV screens in the world, Cowell has transformed popular culture in the 21st century through his wide-reaching TV and music enterprise.

“Simon Cowell is a visionary producer whose television franchises are on air in almost 200 territories around the world, underlining his status as a global creative icon. In recognition of his amazing career as a creator of international formats and his formidable impact on the entertainment industry as a whole, we are honoured to welcome him to Cannes as the MIPCOM 2014 Personality of the Year,” said Paul Zilk, CEO of Reed MIDEM, organiser of MIPCOM.

The TV and film producer, music label boss and internationally-renowned talent show judge will receive his award at a gala dinner for industry executives at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes on Tuesday 14 October. On Monday 13 October, Cowell will give a keynote interview in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festivals.

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NETFLIX CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER TED SARANDOS TO KEYNOTE AT MIPCOM 2014 
Coming shortly after Netflix expands its European presence, the keynote interview, which will be conducted by Eric Scherer, Director Future Media, France Televisions, will take place from 11.15am on Tuesday 14 October.
Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000 and is recognised in the industry as a key innovator in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and TV series.

NETFLIX CHIEF CONTENT OFFICER TED SARANDOS TO KEYNOTE AT MIPCOM 2014 

Coming shortly after Netflix expands its European presence, the keynote interview, which will be conducted by Eric Scherer, Director Future Media, France Televisions, will take place from 11.15am on Tuesday 14 October.

Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000 and is recognised in the industry as a key innovator in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and TV series.

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MIPCOM LAUNCHES THE GLOBAL CHANNEL DISTRIBUTION DAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING (AIB) 
For the first time, MIPCOM, the global entertainment content market, launches a conference event to support and discuss a key sector of the international television business ‐ the distribution of TV Channels around the world.
This one day programme will take place on Monday October 13th in a dedicated area and will include a series of business-oriented conferences and workshops. 

MIPCOM LAUNCHES THE GLOBAL CHANNEL DISTRIBUTION DAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING (AIB)

For the first time, MIPCOM, the global entertainment content market, launches a conference event to support and discuss a key sector of the international television business ‐ the distribution of TV Channels around the world.

This one day programme will take place on Monday October 13th in a dedicated area and will include a series of business-oriented conferences and workshops. 

Tagged: #mip