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Banijay’s Christian Wikander Joins TV Drama Festival


Christian Wikander, global head of scripted at Banijay, is lined up for a keynote at the TV Drama Festival, taking place October 3 to 5. You can register here for free.

Wikander spearheads strategic IP creation, drives collaboration across the business’s portfolio of over 60 drama labels, exploits format potential and identifies third-party acquisition opportunities.

The second edition of the TV Drama Festival will feature keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the major trends in the business of scripted series today. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Drama Festival is free. World Screen’s festivals have an average of 1,700 registered participants and approximately 18,000 views.

Wikander joins the previously announced participants: Two Brothers Pictures’ Sarah Hammond, Fremantle’s Christian Vesper, A+E Networks’ Alexandra Finlay, All3Media International’s David Swetman and Global Screen’s Ulrike Schröder. Look for more announcements in the coming weeks.

You can sign up for your free registration here. ONLY those registered will receive free access to our post-event Exclusive White Paper on drama trends, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format.

You can see sponsorship opportunities here.

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