FAST Festival Builds Out Speaker Lineup


SPI International’s Haymi Behar, zone·tv’s Jeff Weber, FilmRise’s Max Einhorn and Lightning International’s James Ross have joined the roster of speakers set for keynotes during the FAST Festival, which begins July 25. You can register for the event here for free.

Behar is chief marketing and digital officer at SPI International (a CANAL+ company). Weber is CEO of zone·tv. Ross is CEO of Lightning International. Einhorn is senior VP of acquisitions and co-productions at FilmRise. Each will deliver an individual keynote highlighting their strategies in the FAST space.

ONLY those registered will receive access to our Exclusive White Paper on FAST trends, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format. See the Exclusive White Paper from the TV Kids Summer Festival here.

The FAST Festival will explore the booming FAST and AVOD segment, delivering keynotes and panels with leading FAST channel operators, AVOD acquisition executives and distributors. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the FAST Festival is free, offering sponsors the opportunity to reach executives who subscribe to our five daily newsletters. Our virtual festivals attract an average of 1,700 participants.

The roster of speakers already announced includes Tubi’s Adam Lewinson, Pluto TV’s Olivier Jollet, Warner Bros. Discovery’s David Decker, Samsung TV Plus’s Jennifer Batty and Aline Jabbour, Rakuten TV’s Marcos Milanez, NBCUniversal’s Matt Schnaars, Fremantle’s Jens Richter, Banijay Rights’ Shaun Keeble, All3Media International’s Gary Woolf, ITV Studios’ Graham Haigh, Cineflix Rights’ Mike Gould,’s Chris M. Williams, Common Sense Networks’ Eric Berger, Autentic’s Patrick Hörl, Blue Ant International’s Solange Attwood and Albatross World Sales’ Lisa Schelhas.

You can sign up for your free registration here.

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