STEVE MOSKO PRESIDENT SONY PICTURES TELEVISION CONFIRMED FOR FIRST MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTE AT MIPCOM 2014
Steve Mosko – President, Sony Pictures Television
Paris, 10 July 2014 – MIPCOM announces today that Steve Mosko, President of Sony Pictures Television(SPT), will give the keynote address at the global entertainment content market on Monday 13 October, as part of MIPCOM’s Media Mastermind Keynote Series, focus on The Global Quest for Original Content.
Organised by Reed MIDEM, the 30th anniversary of MIPCOM will take place in Cannes, France, from 13-16 October 2014.
During his inaugural MIPCOM keynote interview, Steve Mosko will talk about Sony Pictures Television’s unrivalled expertise in producing, distributing and acquiring the most innovative content for a truly global audience. The keynote interview will focus on everything from SPT’s international phenomenon Breaking Bad to its ratings-winning hit The Blacklist and innovative new commission Powers, as well as striking landmark deals with global TV partners like Televisa and producers like CSI’s Carol Mendelsohn and George Clooney’s Smokehouse Pictures. SPT’s President will talk about why he believes the studio’s independence and innovative spirit is serving them well in what is certainly the “golden age of television.”
As President of Sony Pictures Television, Steve Mosko oversees all television operations for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) worldwide including production, distribution, pay cable, video-on-demand, pay-per-view, digital networks, and advertiser sales.
SPT is the largest independent television studio and a company that ranks as a leader in the production and distribution of programming around the world, encompassing an extraordinary span of genres, time periods and television venues.
The Global Quest for Original Content is raising the bar on quality and powering up the media world as never before. At MIPCOM, key industry players will unveil ambitious new business strategies and cutting-edge solutions aimed at putting delegates and their companies at the heart of a powerful new media world committed to collaboration, creativity and audience connection.
About MIPCOM – 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of MIPCOM, the year’s most anticipated global market for entertainment content across all platforms. Each October, the industry’s major players from TV and film – converge in Cannes to create a new world of entertainment. MIPCOM turns every moment into an opportunity, transforming four days of meetings, screenings and conferences into deals, from blockbuster programming to ground-breaking partnerships. And MIPJunior – the leading showcase for kids programming which takes place the weekend before MIPCOM – unites the world’s most influential buyers, sellers, producers, digital players, publishers and licensing executives who present, discover and screen the very latest content. For the first time this year MIPJunior will be held at the Palm Beach, the Croisette’s glamorous landmark location. Please visit www.mipcom.com