Attending MIPTV? Don’t Miss Our Two Sessions:
When TV Formats Meet Digital: The Best Ideas
Virtual Reality Experience Showcase

the first session @ MIPFormats: When TV Formats Meet Digital: The Best Ideas
03 Apr 2016, 10:10-10:50
Esterel, Palais 5
Matthias Puschmann, Managing Director of VAST MEDIA (Twitter) and Nathalie Wogue, Associate Director at Ascendo TV (Twitter): Look at a selection of the best digital extensions of format hits and transmedia projects presented by two experts of the entertainment industry in 4 genres: game shows, entertainment shows, magazines and reality shows. more here

the second session @ MIPTV: Virtual Reality Experience Showcase
06 Apr 2016, 14:30-16:00
Grand Auditorium, Palais 1
Virtual Eeality will be hot at MIPTV, don’t miss a spectacular showcase in the Grand Auditorium… It’s getting more real than virtual.

Part 1: Getting started with VR: All you ever wanted to know about VR but never dared to ask

Speakers:
Key Meseberg, Coordinator 360/VR, ARTE, France
Rituit Stéphane, Producer Co-Founder, Felix & Paul Studios
Wallner Thomas, President and Co-founder, DEEP

Moderator:
Puschmann Matthias, Managing Director, VAST MEDIA

Part 2: The VR Experience with Orange (Content Division)

Speakers:
Guillaume Lacroix, Senior VP, TV & Video Partnerships & Services, Orange, France
Morgan Bouchet, VP digital content & innovation / Head of VR, Orange, France
more here

 

You can get more information about how broadcasters use Virtual Reality in this white paper: Virtual Reality is Here. Is Television Ready?
Virtual Reality is Here. Is Television Ready? Found out @ MIPTV
It features several projects and initiatives by TV broadcasters which illustrate the potential of VR technology in different genres, ranging from documentaries and reality TV through live shows and sports to fiction.

more here