International Young Interactive and Screen Entrepreneur awards

Event Info

Wed 20 Oct, 2010 at 4:30pm
195 Piccadilly
London, W1J 9LN, UK (Map)
Cost: Free - RSVP required


The British Council's International Young Screen and Interactive Entrepreneur awards connect the best young business talent from the film, TV, gaming and software industries with the UK.  Finalists have been selected by the British Council and expert partners internationally and represent Argentina, China, Colombia, Estonia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lebanon, Mexico, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Syria, Turkey, UAE and Vietnam.  They will be visiting the UK in October for a programme of meetings and events.  This is an opportunity to meet the candidates and hear perspectives from diverse emerging markets around the world.

16.30-17.30 Panel discussion: 

Cross-platform trends from the UK and emerging international markets
Princess Anne Theatre
As our traditional definitions of the screen and interactive sectors blur and digital distribution and consumption becomes pervasive around the world, what are the most cutting-edge cross-platform projects and trends from the UK - and where are international markets driving innovation?

 Chair: Sam Conniff, Founder Livity and winner UK Young Screen Entrepreneur award 2009.

Tom Cheshire, Wired UK, Jamal Edwards, Founder SBTV, Adam Gee, Cross-platform commissioner (factual) Channel 4, Ulises Valencia, Founder and Creative Director, Grupo W (Mexico), Damiano Vukotic, Head of Sales and Digital Strategy, RSA Films

18.00-20.00 Award ceremony and reception
David Lean Room
A UK jury will select an overall international winner for each of these awards. Please join us for the announcement of the winners at 6.30 and a drinks reception to network with all the finalists.

For more information about the British Council's Young Creative Entrepreneur programme please see:


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