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BBC Studios, Meta & TikTok Set For TellyCast Digital Content Forum In London

The second TellyCast Digital Content Forum is running this week at London’s BFI Southbank with BBC Studios, Meta, TikTok and Snapchat execs among the speakers.

Justin Crosby’s event, which brings together industry figures to discuss business opportunities in the digital-first content space, will run on Thursday (November 9), with an invite-only evening event following.

Among the speakers are BBC Studios SVP, Digital Consumer Engagement Jasmine Dawson, VP, Digital, Nat Poulter, and Director, Digital Content & Programming – Scripted, Madi Woodstock; Dan Biddle, Meta’s Entertainment Partnerships Lead, Northern Europe; Snapchat’s Head of UK Partnerships Lucy Luke; and TikTok’s Head of Entertainment and News Operations UKIN Ed Linderman.

Also on the bill are Banijay’s Chief Digital & Marketing Officer Damien Viel; Channel 4’s Senior Digital Commissioning Editor Laura Marks; ITV Studios MD Global Creative Mike Beale, and Sky’s Senior Influencer Lead, Tasha Harris. Execs from Quintus Studios, Eccho Rights, Future Studios, Little Dot Studios, Strong Watch Studios, InterTalent Rights Group and Vice.

Snapchat’s Luke and TikTok’s Pisano will deliver keynotes, as will Banijay’s Viel. BBC Studios is the headline sponsor and Dawson and Poulter will also provide a keynote.

“The expertise and creativity on show at 2022’s sold-out event was a real highlight,” said TellyCast host and event producer Crosby. “For our 2023 edition, we’re delving deeper into monetisation, brand funded digital programming and new business models. Our panels are laser-focused on providing meaningful insights for delegates, whilst ensuring plenty of time to network with digital first industry leaders. I can’t wait to welcome delegates to the BFI in November once again to provide a platform for the next generation of entertainment.”

Crosby launched the event last year. He created and hosts the industry podcast TellyCast and PR firm Boom Dialogue.

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