NATPE Budapest Panel to Spotlight Format Sales Strategies & Insights


Tomorrow at NATPE Budapest International, BBC Studios’ Sumi Connock, Viacom International Media Networks’ Laura Burrell, Filmpool’s Felix Wesseler and Red Arrow Studios’ Bo Stehmeier will share insight about format distribution strategies in a panel session moderated by World Screen’s Kristin Brzoznowski.

The session, A World of Formats: Insights and Strategies for Distribution, takes place from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday in Panorama V at the InterContinental hotel in Budapest.

Connock, the creative director of formats at BBC Studios; Burrell, global head of formats at Viacom International Media Networks; Wesseler, director of operations at all3media’s Filmpool Entertainment; and Stehmeier, the senior VP of global sales at Red Arrow Studios International, will discuss the trajectory of the current format landscape. The executives will share their views on what’s working well, and what isn’t, in the marketplace with regard to the format business.