Financing Live-action – The New Frontier

Thursday 5th July 2018, 9:40am - 10:40am BST

Showroom Cinema 3

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Taking a live-action kids’ show from pitch to pilot takes persistence, especially as the broadcaster as sole funder model of financing is in retreat. Meanwhile streaming services like Netflix and Amazon have changed the rules for TV production globally. They’ve boosted production, revived the market but taken a different approach to deals than traditional TV networks. Now that these services have expanded globally there are more opportunities than ever before for different business models. How are experienced producers tackling these challenges? ‘What’s Next’ in the world of financing live-action content for kids?