We are delighted to finally rev up this year’s Advisory Board.
The Drama Division of MIA Market has confirmed the presence of 14 top industry leaders: Pascal Breton, Founder and CEO of the independent European company Federation Entertainment; Ignacio Corrales, CEO of the Spanish TV broadcaster Atresmedia; the attendance of all main members of The Alliance, the new partnership formed by leading European pubcasters, featuring Eleonora Andreatta, Head of Drama of Rai Fiction, together with Nathalie Biancolli, EVP Co-productions and Acquisitions of France Télévision, and Simone Emmelius, SVP International Co-productions and Acquisitions of the German television group ZDF. There are several new entries from the United States such as David Ellender, President of International Distribution and Co-Production for Sonar Entertainment, Nina Lederman, EVP Global Scripted Development and Programming of the US major Sony Pictures Television, Kristen Del Pero, Senior Vice President, Current Series and New Business Development of Universal Television, and Sean Furst, Co-President Film & TV at Skybound Entertainment, the multi-platform company founded by Robert Kirkman. We have confirmed the attendance of Nicola Maccanico, the new Executive Vice President of Programming of Sky Italia. Among the returning members we have RTI Mediaset’s Head of Drama Daniele Cesarano; David Davoli, in the new role of Executive Vice President International Television of the independent Canadian company Bron Studios; Carlo Dusi, EVP Commercial Strategy Scripted of the German distributor Red Arrow Studios International; Walter Iuzzolino, Co-Founder and curator of the streaming platform Walter Presents, who will be hosting the second edition of GREENLit, one of the key event of MIA Drama Division, that will showcase the new Italian drama Series co-produced with international partners.