New Europe Market, the biggest CEE region event specialised for the development of the TV industry, is back in Dubrovnik. For the eighth consecutive year the leading media and TV experts from Europe and the rest of the world will gather in Croatia.
Under the slogan “The TV market with a view”, from June 8 th to 11 th 2020 NEM Dubrovnik will once again host numerous global companies at the Dubrovnik Palace Hotel: leading free-to air (FTA) and pay-TV channels, cable and satellite operators, IPTV, production, distribution and tech companies, domestic and international media, marketing and media agencies and numerous other experts with ties to the TV industry.
NEM Dubrovnik covers trends in global and local production, the competitiveness of the región through co-production (which implies bigger budgets), digital content development, relations between on-demand platforms and TV channels, as well the role of advertising in the TV industry, the fight against piracy in the region, and high prices of sports content like the broadcasts of football matches and tournaments.
WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE CEE REGION?
One of key segments of each NEM Dubrovnik is the NEM Showroom where new content by renowned production and distribution companies such as BBC Worldwide, Freemantle, Lionsgate and Global Agency are showcased. This is NEM’s way of informing European production companies with the Croatian and regional scene, setting up the terrain for new opportunities and deals.
NEM has for years had the support of leading global media industry companies, prominent and award-winning decision makers from the TV world such as BBC Studios, CBS Studios International, Disney, NBC Universal International Networks, Warner Bros., Fremantle, Sony Pictures Television, FOX Networks Group, MGM, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, Viacom International Studios, Global Agency, Viasat World, Yes Studios, Eutelsat, NBC Universal, LG, ZDF, BETA Film, HRT, Nova TV, RTL and other global and local media companies. In view of the expanding role that telecoms have in the TV industry, Deutsche Telekom, Telekom Austria Group, A1 and Hrvatski Telekom have supported NEM throughout the years.
Among the prominent producers who visited NEM Dubrovnik are Tom Fontana, creator of the series “Oz” and “Borgias”, “The Simpsons” producer Bonita Pietila, “Silent Witness” creator Nigel McCrery, Peter Nadermann, one of the pioneers of the Nordic-noir genre and producer of the Millennium Trilogy (e.g. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo), and Lars Lundström, the producer of one of the most famous Scandinavian series “Humans”. Kim Moses, the producer who worked with Netflix, NBC, CW and YouTube, was also one of the noted guests, with the “Ghost Whisperer” being one of her more successful projects.
NEM Dubrovnik hosted famous actors and actresses such as Jessica Alba, Gabrielle Union, Michael Weatherly, Alan Cumming and Tim Daly, who showcased their new projects.