TV Real Festival to Feature Panel on FAST Channels


The TV Real Festival, taking place from June 18 to 20, will feature Autentic’s Dr. Patrick Hörl, Blue Ant Media’s Jamie Schouela and Cineflix Rights’ Mike Gould in conversation about the ins and outs of operating and rolling out FAST channels. You can sign up for your free registration here.

Hörl is the founder and managing director of Autentic. Schouela serves as president of global channels and media at Blue Ant Media. Gould is senior VP of digital at Cineflix Rights. Together, the executives will discuss the factors that need to be weighed when launching a FAST channel, the monetization opportunities of this segment and strategies for rolling out these services.

A three-day must-attend virtual event taking place a week prior to Sunny Side of the Doc and NATPE Budapest, the inaugural edition of the TV Real Festival will feature keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the world of unscripted, from lifestyle, factual entertainment and docs to non-scripted entertainment and game-show formats. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on

These executives join the previously announced roster: documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter, classicist Mary Beard, Snowman Productions’ Michael von Würden, BossaNova’s Paul Heaney, Off the Fence’s Bo Stehmeier, Albatross World Sales’ Anne Olzmann and ZDF Studios’ Nikolas Hülbusch. Look out for more announcements soon.

Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Real Festival is FREE. ONLY those registered will receive access to our Exclusive White Paper, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format. To register, please go here.

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