It’s showtime in Cannes! There’ll be plenty to follow during The Biggest Week in TV — MIPDoc & MIPFormats (7 & 8 April), MIPTV (9-12 April), In Development (10 & 11 April) and the glamour of brand new TV Festival CANNESERIES (until 11 April) — but have no fear, we’ll be on top of it all!

1. Right here

Our intrepid bloggers Stuart Dredge (The Observer, Music Ally), Angela Natividad (Adverve, Hurrah) and Sandra Lehner (Frequency Networks, Entertainment Masterclass) will be wrapping up the key quotes and emerging trends from MIPTVMIPDocMIPFormats, the MIP Drama Buyers SummitCANNESERIESIn Development. We’ll also be publishing the hottest deals and star interviews from the MIPTV News, our official daily magazine.

2. Twitter

@mip will be as ever the account to follow for official show tweets, including conference livetweets by the MIPBlog team, and all key show announcements, news & trending topics. And the hashtags? #MIPTV#MIPDrama#MIPDoc, #MIPFormats, #InDevelopment & #CANNESERIES. Simple!

3. Facebook… live!

The brand new MIPTV Show, in which entertainment’s leading lights will explore the future of content with a virtual chat show host — courtesy of sponsor Wonder Media – will be streamed live from MIP Markets’ Facebook page April 9-11, 16.00-17.00. Interviewees include the stars of MIPTV Brand Content of the Year award-winning show Carmilla; El Rubius, Spain’s n°1 YouTuber; Norway’s Ylvis brothers (stars of “What does the fox say?”) and entertainment visionaries from go90, Orange, Baobab, Viacom and many more. Don’t miss it!

4. YouTube

Our YouTube channel will feature video wraps of MIPDoc and MIPFormats, plus interviews with the stars and industry VIPs of MIPTV. You’ll also find these videos on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Then on April 12, you’ll be able to access full conference videos from MIPTV, MIPDoc and MIPFormats, on

5. MIPTV 2018 app

The official (and free!) MIPTV mobile app features all of the above content; but also the full list of companies participating in MIPTV, the schedule of all shows, and access to all the meetings you’ve set up in the online database. Just search for “MIPTV 2018” in the App Store or Google Play.

So, à bientôt à Cannes: online or IRL! 🙂


About Author

As Head of Social Media for Reed MIDEM, James Martin oversees social strategy and deployment for B2B events MIPTV and MIPCOM, Midem (music industry) and MIPIM & MAPIC (real estate & retail). He is based in Reed MIDEM's Paris office.

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