It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Content(ment) supported by Production Base : 5th May 2011

April 4, 2011 on 2:38 pm | In Uncategorized | 202 Comments

Content(ment) supported by Production Base

If you work in Film, TV, Advertising or Digital Media, this event is for you. With essential learning, plus the opportunity to network with movers and shakers, award-winners and mould-breakers in the industry, Content(ment) is not to be missed. People who attend Show and Tell events get work out of it, they’re working on stuff you’ve heard of. Can you afford to miss it?

Date/ Time/ Place Thursday 5th May, 7pm, Seven Dials Club, Covent Garden


Speakers
Ben Freeman (Senior Drama Editor, ITV)
Paul Banham (Digital Creative Director, JWT)
Matt Smith (MD, The Viral Factory)

Michael Gubbins (Film Consultant and former Editor of Screen International)
Nik Powell (Producer)
The talk will be chaired by Justin Pearse (Editor of New Media Age)

 

Agenda Content(ment) will begin with networking, then the panel will discuss the most talked about topic in the media- content, with an opportunity for Q and A and debate. The evening will continue with networking and prizes.

 

Tickets £25. There are only 125 places at this event, so book early to avoid disappointment. To buy tickets please click here Buy Tickets

 

Get involved Email lucy@showandtellfilms.com to join the invites list. Follow us on Twitter. Tweet you questions for the speakers to @lucyshowandtell and the speakers will include answers your questions on the night.

  


This event is supported by….

 

ProductionBase is the online job network for people working in film, television and commercial production. A key industry resource, ProductionBase has aided employers in sourcing crew and talent, and freelancers in finding work for over 12 years, providing an easy to use search and job posting service. The ProductionBase website is a multimedia environment which showcases the work, credits and talent of over 5000 freelancers working across all grades of pre-production, production and post-production.

Production Base            www.productionbase.co.uk

New Media Age             www.nma.co.uk

Television Film Services  www.tfsuk.com

IMS Film Insurance        www.filminsurance.co.uk

The Knowledge             www.theknowledgeonline.com

Pepper Post                 www.pepperpost.tv

Discussion Topics

 ‘Content is King’

- Working in a multiplatform digital landscape

- 360 degree planning and commissioning: creating, pitching and producing

- With more content on more devices, are audiences consuming more content?

- With more ways to view content than ever before, how can we create meaningful content that resonates with our viewers?

- Engaging audiences on multiple platforms

- The rise in the use of smartphones, ipads and other platforms

- Integrated campaigns

- What independent filmmakers and freelancers need to know about content

- The merging of internet and TV

- Online distribution

- What can we expect to happen over the next few years and how we can prepare?

Audiences

- How are people consuming content? What trends in audience behaviour must we be made aware of?

- How we can create content for an increasingly savvy audience?

- What sort of content are users willing to pay for, if any? How can we provide free content and still make a profit?

- How has the rise of social networking affected the way users access content? How can we work with this and

use social media to our advantage?

- Who is watching TV, films and video online? Will people still watch TV and films in traditional ways?

- How are audiences interacting with extra online content for TV shows and films such as recipes, live chat, extra

clips, mobile apps? How can we make money from this additional content?

- Interactive and the move from passive to active entertainment

Business and budgets

- Creating and distributing content in times of recession

- Brand funded content

- Case Studies: what have the most successful businesses have been doing?

- Where are budgets being spent?

- Where are advertisers spending their money?

- How are job roles changing? What new skills are needed in an evolving digital marketplace?

- What must we do to keep up with this ever changing digital landscape?

 

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Party 27th October

October 11, 2010 on 8:47 am | In Uncategorized | 153 Comments

 

The Show and Tell Social Club launch party, Wednesday 27th October 7.30pm onwards
 

This is an invitation only event. To request an invitation to attend this event you can send an email to lucy@showandtellfilms.com with a brief description of what you do. If you have been added to the guest list you will receive a confirmation email.

Show and Tell is for people who are well established in the media industry (film, TV, advertising and digital).

This event is sponsored by….

Botsoff: Creative Law    www.botsoff.com

New Media Age             www.nma.co.uk

Pepper Post                 www.pepperpost.tv

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Blender (supported by New Media Age)

May 31, 2010 on 4:15 pm | In Uncategorized | 188 Comments

There are still tickets available for Blender tonight.

Date/ Time/ Place: 30th June, 7pm, The Queen of Hoxton, 1-5 Curtain Road, London, EC2A 3JX

Agenda: A panel discussion about the convergence of the media industries, with Q and A, rooftop networking, free stuff and prizes. With essential learning and networking this is a must for anyone working in Film, TV, Digital Media and Advertising.

Guest Speaker Line Up:

Peter Buckingham (Head of Distribution, UK Film Council)

Jen Topping (New Media Commissioning Manager, Channel 4)

Thomas Benski (Managing Director, Pulse Films)

Matt Hunt (Managing Director, Joost Video Network part of the Adconion Media Group)

Paul Simonet (European Creative Strategy Director, Imagination)

The event will be chaired by Nic Howell (Deputy and Features Editor, New Media Age)

Tickets: £25. There are only 150 places at this event, so book early to avoid disappointment. To buy tickets please click here Buy Tickets

Get involved: Follow us on Twitter: @lucyshowandtell. Tweet questions for the speakers to @lucyshowandtell and the speakers will include answers your questions on the night.

  

More Info, Biogs and Discussion Topics

In our ever-evolving digital world boundaries are blurring, the lines where one industry ends and another begins are being rubbed out as traditional roles, practices and structures are changing. The Blender event will be a chance to embrace change, a discussion about how previously separate worlds are coming together, and an opportunity to learn how to work together in these new and exciting times. A must for anyone working in Film, TV, Advertising, and Digital Media, Blender is a chance to stay informed about changes happening in the media industry as a whole.

Put convergence into practice at Blender- with top names from the media industries speaking and attending, here is your chance to share ideas and make connections with the faces in the industry who are moving forward and embracing the digital revolution

Blender is sponsored and supported by New Media Age, Shots, Joost, Pepper Post and Right Angles PR 

           

www.right-angles.info        http://www.joost.com/  

Biogs

Peter Buckingham (Head of Distribution, UK Film Council)

Peter Buckingham is Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council and as such is tasked with increasing the breadth and diversity of film audiences across the UK, as well as assisting audience appreciation of UK films. He heads up a range of schemes to support this strategy, which aim to broaden the choice of films available to UK audiences and to increase admissions for a wider range of film; these include the P&A Fund (prints & advertising) and the world’s first 2k Digital Screen Network in over 200 cinemas. He is leading on digital strategy for the UK Film Council and has given many lectures on this subject. He is currently also on a number of boards and advisory boards including Cass Business School in London and AIM (The All Industry Marketing agency for the UK film industry) Buckingham was previously Deputy Chief Executive of FilmFour Limited Buckingham was named Video Distributor of the Year in 2000. Prior to FilmFour, he was MD of Chris Blackwell’s Oasis Cinemas building up a specialised cinema chain. He has also worked as Director of Film Distribution for Virgin Vision.

Jen Topping (New Media Commissioning Manager, Channel 4)

Responsible for coordinating online activity between the TV commissioning, production companies and the teams across C4 working on digital platforms.
Authoring various C4 policies and strategies for cross platform, including cross platform rights, social media, device apps
Managing larger complex cross-departmental projects.

Creative and business management expertise of digital products and online video services that extend linear TV.
A specialist in originating, producing and managing multi-platform initiatives across the web, television and radio.
Extensive editorial skills in broadcast and new media production; defining content strategies; compliance issues.
Thorough knowledge of the production sector, commissioning environment, rights positions and industry trends.
Direct experience of online communities and using social media for TV brands

Paul Simonet (European Creative Strategy Director, Imagination)

Paul Simonet has extensive strategic experience across a broad range of brands, most notably HSBC, Mastercard and Microsoft, Paul joined Imagination from JWT where he was Global Planning Director for “Team HSBC” and led the integrated brand and strategic refresh of ‘the world’s local bank’ across all the companies servicing HSBC and across all geographical territories including Asia, LatAm and Eastern Europe dealing with both traditional and new channels to market.

Prior to Pauls time with JWT he worked at McCann Erickson, where he was the UK Planning Director for Microsoft integrated core team of agencies including AKQA and Universal McCann. In addition he was part of the strategy team on the successful global Intel win subsequently promoted to overseeing Europe and Emerging Markets. Paul also managed the UK planning for MasterCard’s famous Priceless campaign.

Matt Hunt (Managing Director, Joost Video Network part of Adconion Media Group)

Matt Hunt is the Managing Director of Adconion Media Group in the UK . He recently moved to the UK from Adconion’s Australian operations, where he was head of video, as well as managing director of RedLever, the premium digital branded entertainment studio. Matt joined Adconion in November 2007 to lead the post-merger integration of Tempest Media, Australia’s largest site representation firm, whose portfolio included Facebook, YouTube, Carsales, eBay, Seek and AOL, as well as email marketing company Zoom Direct. During his time in Australia, he played an instrumental role in helping Adconion become Australia’s top audience and content network and developed Adconion’s position as the leading provider of online video solutions.

The Joost Video Network is Adconion’s online video advertising solution. It provides agencies and brand marketers with global in-banner and in-stream solutions, including pre-, mid- and post-roll advertising. The Joost Video Network serves video ads on Adconion’s network of 2,000 premium publishers in more than 70 markets worldwide. The Joost Video Network allows you to take advantage of the brand-building power of sight, sound and motion combined with the interactivity, targetability and measurability of the Internet. With the Joost Video Network, you can build emotional connections with relevant audiences, resulting in more effective and efficient brand awareness campaigns. All Adconion products, including the Joost Video Network, take advantage of Adconion’s proprietary ad serving and targeting technology.

Thomas Benski (Managing Director, Pulse Films)

Content Production, management and distribution. We have specialised in producing content that have multi platform reach and maximise the challenges faced by the fragmented media landscape. Clients include Universal Records, EMI, Myspace.com, BBC, Channel 4.
Industries in which we have an active presence are Music, Branded Content and Advertising, Digital Media, Broadcast and Feature Films.

We are uniquely positioned in the market to exploit and monetise premium content geared to a specific audience.

Agenda

Audiences and Consumers

-360 degree planning and commissioning

-the power of the user in a digital world

-social media

-the rise of free content

-interactive and the move from passive to active entertainment

-engaging users on the web

Our Work

-how job roles are changing

-how we can stay competitive in an evolving digital world

-what new skills are needed in the changing marketplace

-how can we become more versatile, working across multiple platforms

-how does convergence effect independent creatives: filmmakers, writers,freelancers

-how the media industries can work together to produce successful projects

-the positive and negative aspects of convergence

-how we can create social networks to engage with our audiences

-how we can utilise existing social networks

-cutting out the middleman and working directly with brands

Case Studies

-working in a multiplatform digital landscape

-examples and case studies of how the media industries have already been working together

-what the most successful businesses have been doing

-integrated campaigns

-brand funded content

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Mix: Wednesday 14th April 2010

March 4, 2010 on 5:38 pm | In Uncategorized | 81 Comments

Come and join the mix at the next Show and Tell event…Wednesday 14th April, 7pm onwards. Downstairs at Juno, Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JE

So what’s this event about, then? A chance to mingle and make friends in an informal environment. It’s an event for established people who work in film, tv, advertising and digital

What else? Pick up freebies, win prizes. There’s a pair of Adidas trainers in a style of your choice up for grabs, a meal for two and other great prizes.

How do I get my hands on a ticket? Tickets are £5.50. You can click here to buy tickets: Buy Tickets ……..We’ve chosen a small and cosy venue for this one, so places are limited- booking early is recommended

How can I stay connected? Join us on Facebook or Twitter

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

‘What Now? Surviving and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Industry’

October 25, 2009 on 7:18 pm | In Uncategorized | 59 Comments

24th November 7.30 pm onwards at The Tabernacle, Notting Hill 

A unique evening with a panel talk with Q and A followed by an open mic discussion and networking.

Guest speakers:

Ben McOwen Wilson (Director of Online and Interactive, ITV)

Liz Rosenthal (Digital advisor to the UK Film Council/ MD, Power to the Pixel)

Claire McArdle (4ip Digital Commissioner, Channel 4)

Paul Banham (Digital Creative Director, J.W.T.)

Will Jeffery (Managing Director, Maverick Media)

Rory Aitken (Managing Director, Between the Eyes)

Jeremy Wooding (TV Director, Peep Show)

Michael Gubbins (former Editor of Screen International, Film Consultant and Journalist) will be Chairing the event

(See below for discussion topics)

Plus:  DJ, Free Stuff, Prizes

Tickets: £25   Click here to buy a ticket

You can buy a ticket by clicking on the above link, you don’t need to have a paypal account. Or you can send a cheque with names of attendees to;

Show and Tell Films, 64 Squires Lane, London N3 2AP

Media Partners: New Media Age, Shots, Screen Digest, NESTA, Pepper Post, BIMA

    

About the venue: The Tabernacle in Notting Hill has just reopened, hosting a range of exciting events ranging from live music from bands like Take That and Florence and The Machine to talks from Vivienne Westwood and cabaret nights. It is a beautiful grade II listed building with food available.

Agenda:

What Now? Working with lower budgets

What Now? How are audiences behaving/ consuming content in times of recession? What trends must we be made aware of? What sort of programmes are audiences choosing to watch in times of recession?

What Now? What positive things are happening as a result of the recession?

What Now? TV Cutbacks, what now for people who have been made redundant?

What Now? Getting entrepreneurial, and how to make money now that jobs have been cut. What new opportunities are emerging as a result of the recession?

What Now? Where are budgets being spent?

What Now? How are work practices and the work environment changing? What challenges are employees and companies facing?

What Now? How is the business of the industry changing?

What Now? What can we expect to happen in the industry over the next few years and how can we prepare?

What Now? ‘Free’: What is the future of free content? How can we provide free content and still make a profit?

What Now? What new business models are emerging as a result of new technologies and The Web? How is The Web changing the structure of the industry and the way we work?

What Now? How are The Web and new technologies changing audience behavior? How can we best engage audiences when using these mediums?

What Now? What new technologies should we be made aware of and how can we use them to our best advantage during the economic downturn?

What Now? How can we utilise online formats to save money during the economic downturn?

What Now? What is the future of social networking? How can we engage audiences using social networks? How can we include social networks in our planning? How can we use social networks to market film and TV?

What Now? How are video piracy issues affecting the industry?

(The agenda is subject to last minute change according to current issues and Q and A questions)

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Show and Tell Shoreditch (supported by Film London)

July 7, 2009 on 1:58 pm | In Uncategorized | 326 Comments

When?   Wednesday 12th August, 7.30pm

Where?  The Electricity Showrooms (downstairs), 39a Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NN

What?   A networking event for established professionals working in Film, TV and Advertising

What Else? Free stuff, free copies of Shots magazine, DJs, prizes


Guests? You are welcome to bring guests who are established professionals in Film, TV and Advertising

Supported by: Film London, Shots

Tickets: £5.50 in advance. To buy a ticket, click on link below:

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=6835270

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Spring Social

March 26, 2009 on 1:06 pm | In Uncategorized | 232 Comments

 

The Show and Tell Spring Social will be on 15th April. The event will be held at 23 Romilly Street, a brand new private members club in Soho. This will be the first media networking event to be held in this venue. If you would like to join the Show and Tell invites list please send an e mail to lucy@showandtellfilms.com giving details of your name and what you do in media. 

Media Partners: Shots, Stellar Network, WFTV

It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

MONEY: New Business Models in Film, TV and Advertising

October 21, 2008 on 11:04 am | In Uncategorized | 111 Comments

 

Supported by:

 

Show and Tell Films Presents

MONEY: New Business Models in Film, TV and Advertising

(In association with the Film London and the BKSTS) 

There are still places for the event tomorrow, 27th November from 7pm till late at Under the Westway (Westbourne Studios).

Confirmed Panellists:

Peter Buckingham (Head of Distribution and Exhibition, UK Film Council)

Louise Brown (Head of New Media, Channel 4)

Ed Warren (Creative Strategist, Mother)

Mark Pytlik (Head of Digital, Stink Digital)

Cauri Jaye (Operations Manager, WYSIWYG Films)

Michael Lionello Cowan (Founder, Spice Factory)

Media Partners: Film London, Skillset and Shots Magazine

This multimedia event will provide essential learning for anyone working in film, TV and Advertising. The evening will begin with networking and drinks. Then speakers will discuss the topic, ‘Money: New Business Models in Film, TV and Advertising’ with an opportunity for Q and A and debate. The discussion will be followed by a late night party and opportunity to mingle with other attendees. Lots of other treats, freebies, surprises and prizes on the night!

Please scroll down for details of discussion topics

Tickets are £25 (if bought in advance) You can buy tickets here, and collect on the door

Click on the link below, or on the Buy Now button

https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=545542

 

You can pay by Paypal or by cheque:

Paypal:

To pay, click on the Buy now button below. You do not need a paypal account to buy a ticket, if you don’t have Paypal just go to the bottom left of the payment screen where it says ‘Don’t have a Paypal account?’ and Click ‘continue’. You can select the number of tickets you require.

When you have purchased a ticket your name will be added to the guest list. Please print out your e mail confirmation to ensure easy entry.

Cheque

Please post a cheque for £25 made out to Show and Tell Films and give details of the names of the people you would like to buy tickets for to the following address

Lucy Macleod, Show and Tell Films, 64 Squires Lane, London N3 2AP

 

 Agenda

The discussion will include the following topics:

Brand Funded Content and other new models: Creating, pitching, producing

Financing and Distribution

Audience Behaviour in an Evolving Digital World

The Internet, Social Networks and Cross-platform

The Changing Landscape of The Industry

The Credit Crunch

Case Studies

Other Media Partners:

 

 

Biogs

Peter Buckingham (Head of Distribution & Exhibition, UK Film Council)

Peter Buckingham is Head of Distribution & Exhibition at the UK Film Council and as such is tasked with increasing the breadth and diversity of film audiences across the UK, as well as assisting audience appreciation of UK films. He heads up a range of schemes to support this strategy, which aim to broaden the choice of films available to UK audiences and to increase admissions for a wider range of film; these include the P&A Fund (prints & advertising) and the world’s first 2k Digital Screen Network in over 200 cinemas. He is leading on digital strategy for the UK Film Council and has given many lectures on this subject. He is currently also on a number of boards and advisory boards including Cass Business School in London and AIM (The All Industry Marketing agency for the UK film industry) Buckingham was previously Deputy Chief Executive of FilmFour Limited Buckingham was named Video Distributor of the Year in 2000. Prior to FilmFour, he was MD of Chris Blackwell’s Oasis Cinemas building up a specialised cinema chain. He has also worked as Director of Film Distribution for Virgin Vision.

Louise Brown, Head of New Media, Channel 4

Prior to joining Channel 4, Louise was the Portal Business Manager of MSN.co.uk, leading local editorial and product planning teams for Microsoft’s UK content site. Originally recruited as Search Business Manager at MSN UK , Louise was also responsible for launching and managing Microsoft’s first local search engine outside of the US .

Previously Louise worked within the Business Development team at Associated New Media (now Northcliffe Digital). Her career and interest in online media started, however, at Websters Multimedia publishers as the Content Manager for Encarta Encyclopedia when in her spare time she also wrote some of the UK ’s first website reviews for magazines such as Future’s .net directory.

Ed Warren (Creative Strategist, Mother)

Ed is a creative and a strategist at Mother London where he has worked for the last two years. At Mother he works as a creative on PG tips, Frank, Amnesty, Pimm’s, Time Out and Pot Noodle. He conceived of and was one of the writers on ‘Pot Noodle the Musical’ - the full length comedy show produced by Mother Vision that was at this years Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is also one of the writers on ‘Four Feet From a Rat’ –Mother’s London-themed graphic novel that is distributed through Time Out. In his spare time he writes scripts for film and television, practices his Mandarin and searches for a restaurant in London that makes dim-sum like they do in Taiwan.
Mark Pytlik (Head of Digital, Stink Digital)

As the former Associate Editor for Boards Magazine and a frequent contributor to the new media publication Contagious, recovering writer Mark Pytlik brings years of advertising and new media experience to his post at interactive production company Stink Digital. In his role as head of digital, Mark oversees the production of film and animation projects as well as the creation of website builds and other digital initiatives for clients including Nokia, Nike, Samsung and Fiat. Mark is also a former music journalist and author of the internationally-released Bjork biography Wow & Flutter.

Michael Cowan (Founder, Spice Factory)

Since starting in 1994, producers Jason Piette and Michael Cowan have built Spice Factory into one of the UK’s leading independent film production businesses.

To date, Spice Factory has actively produced, co-produced and co-financed over 50 films. While many of their films have attracted top directors and star casts, Jason and Michael have also broken out new writing, directing and acting talent. Their films span many genres and budget levels and have a combined spend of over US$650M worth of production.

Included in their list of accomplishments as producers and financiers are films such as The Merchant of Venice directed by Michael Radford with Al Pacino, Joseph Fiennes and Jeremy Irons, Head in the Clouds starring Charlize Theron and Penelope Cruz, futuristic vampire thriller PERFECT CREATURE with Dougray Scott and Saffron Burrows, and quirky romantic comedy Plots With A View (a.k.a. Undertaking Betty) starring Brenda Blethyn, Christopher Walken, Alfred Molina and Naomi Watts, LORD OF WAR starring Nicholas Cage.

Other production highlights include A Different Loyalty starring Sharon Stone and Rupert Everett directed by Marek Kanievska, The Bridge Of San Luis Rey featuring a stellar cast including Robert De Niro, Kathy Bates, Harvey Keitel and Gabriel Byrne, $teal by Gérard Pires (Taxi) with Stephen Dorff and Natasha Henstridge and The Statement, directed by Norman Jewison starring Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton and Charlotte Rampling.

As well as having theatrical releases, Spice Factory productions have also featured in numerous film festivals as well as winning awards. PLOTS WITH A VIEW was awarded a Welsh BAFTA, BOLLYWOOD QUEEN was selected for Sundance 2003, André Téchiné’s STRAYED (aka LES ÉGARÉS) was selected for competition in Cannes 2003, MR IN-BETWEEN won best feature at Raindance 2001 and Best Actor for Andrew Howard at Tokyo Film Festival, and children’s time travel drama AN ANGEL FOR MAY has picked up 14 awards since 2001.


							
				

			

			
It's not too late to buy a ticket- you can purchase a discounted ticket on the website up until 5pm today (3rd December) or buy a ticket on the door.

Latest News

July 30, 2008 on 11:13 am | In Uncategorized | 62 Comments

We are currently getting ready for the next big Show and Tell event at the end of November.

If you are an established professional working in Film, Television, Advertising or New Media and would like to be added to the Show and Tell invites list please send an e mail to lucy@showandtellfilms.com with details of what you do for a living.

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