Drama Networking


The Drama Match is the brand new session for the delegates of MIA DRAMA. International drama producers and executives meet for a 1-hour networking session, with seating arrangements based on their profiles and interests. Six high profile hosts will guide six tables of conversation on development and production challenges in international drama series.
The session will take place in the Drama Halls of Palazzo Barberini (MIA 2019 Official Head Quarter) on Thursday 17th October, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm.

Registration is now closed.

Discover the list of Hosts 2019 and the topics which will be discussed:

Nathalie Biancolli
EVP Coproductions and Acquisitions | France TV
Current commissioning strategies and priorities set against the global streaming landscape. How the changing market affects the content development decisions.

David Davoli
EVP International Television | BRON STUDIOS
International Co-productions: Marrying European and North America cultures, attitudes, deal-making, and producing approaches, to create the best coproduction relationships.

David Ellender
CEO | Sonar Entertainment
“International Co-production : deal or no deal” – in an increasingly complex new (and fluid media landscape) how do producers and content makers put together deals that best protect their position & IP ? Where does the money and balance of power now sit? What is the role of the distributor (traditionally the have gap financed projects) and how should we approach deals with global streamers versus local broadcasters/premium pay networks.

Nina Lederman
EVP, Global Scripted Development and Programming | SONY PICTURES TELEVISION
Deconstructing global series: What are the elements that make them successful?

Gina Marcheschi
Head of Scripted TV | Vice Studios
Developing A Global Narrative for Local Language

Thomas Daley
Vice President of Scripted Development | eOne
Developing European co-productions: how do we make high quality dramas which make top European and US buyers take notice?

Only badge holders (Industry Full) can attend the event, final admissions will be notified one week before the event.