NEM Dubrovnik 2021 presents its agenda which will gather the leaders in global and European TV industry, TV channels, telecoms, sport streaming, distribution and production representatives. Most of the program will be held in the open, according to determined epidemiologic measures. All three evenings are part of a new concept prepared by NEM Dubrovnik for the first time.
For four days, from 6th till 9th of September 2021, in the Hotel Dubrovnik Palace there will be talk about TV content, formats, technologies and trends which are creating the future of this dynamic industry. This year's program is organized in market, lectures, panels and screenings and unavoidable daily and nightly gatherings.
Day one opens with a welcome speech by Pavel Stantchev, CEO of the biggest Hungarian media groupTV2 Media Group. It is followed by the panel “The Next Generation of EON Television: From TV to Entertainment Platform”of the leading telecom and media services provider in Southeast Europe – United Group, and the day closes with the presentation and screening of a leading Russian TV network in the entertainment field, GPM Entertainment Television.
Day two starts with the TV Tech Showcase, where Synamedia, SeaChange, Whip Media and Bitmovin will present their technological TV solutions. After that, a keynote speech and a presentation will be held by Peter Parmenter, SVP Business Development at DAZN, the biggest sport streaming service in the world. Leading internet television in Germany, Switzerland and Austria – Zattoo will present their work on stage, afterwards.
One of the most current TV industry topics will not skip NEM Dubrovnik – on the panel “Is Streaming the Future of Sports?” where there will be talk about streaming as a means by which we will potentially more often follow sports events in the future. Also, on the panel “Age of Streamers: What is the Audience Asking for? How Important is Local Original Content for Streamers?” there will be discussions about TV formats that best respond to the current audience and how important local content really is.
Day three starts with the panel “Why We Love TV Industry”, during which longtime and experienced leaders will talk about their passion for the TV industry. After that, attendees will see the panel “The Battle for Eyeballs – How Today’s New Distribution Models Create Opportunities for New Service Providers”sponsored by NAGRA. On the panel “Premieres or Well-known Content?” sponsored by Prva TV television, they will talk about the difference in success and cost-effectiveness of premier and recognizable TV content for the final user.
Important part of every NEM Dubrovnik is the exclusive presentation of new TV content. As part of this year’s first-ever Beta Night, the crime series “The Silence” produced by Drugi Plan and HRT in collaboration with Beta Film and Star Media, will celebrate its world premiere in attendance of lead actress Kseniya Mishina. In addition, the Russian thriller series “Dead Mountain – The Dyatlov Pass Incident” by 1-2-3 Production will be presented, followed by a Q&A with Berlinale Silver Bear winner and co-director Pavel Kostomarov.