Video Panel: Format Strategies: Adapting to the Times Part 2

Executives from BBC Studios, ViacomCBS International Studios, ITV Studios and Banijay Rights took part in a virtual panel session about navigating the challenges and opportunities facing the formats business, moderated via video conference by Kristin Brzoznowski, World Screen’s executive editor.


Held under the theme Format Strategies: Adapting to the Times, the panel featured Sumi Connock, creative director of formats for BBC Studios; Laura Burrell, global head of formats at ViacomCBS International Studios; Maarten Meijs, president of global entertainment at ITV Studios; and Andrew Sime, VP of formats at Banijay Rights.

In part two of this video panel, the conversation focuses on innovative production strategies for everything from dating shows to shiny-floor competitions and the panelists share how some of the biggest format brands in the business have been able to push forward amid new protocols.