10.00am Keynote Address: Joseph Kahn, with audience Q&A
The Grammy-award winning video director, who has directed iconic videos for a generation of music artists, including Beyonce, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga, Eminem, Katy Perry, Wu-Tang Clan, Justin Timberlake and U2 will offer an insight into his 2 decades of experience, along with his views on the industry today and the future of music video.
10.40am The Power of Music Video
A look at the current music video landscape, online and on television.
Tom Connaughton, Vevo
Matt Rennie, Box Television
David Ripert, Youtube
Moderator: David Knight, Promo News/MVAs/BUG
11.20am Coffee break
11.40am The Producer Panel
Some of the most prolific producers working in music videos discuss how they go about making music videos, and reveal how they have built their businesses with music videos as part of the mix.
Jules De Chateleux, Division Paris
Juliette Larthe, Prettybird UK
Tim Nash, Somesuch
Danielle Hinde, Doomsday Ent
Joe Walker, Able&Baker
Moderator: Laura Swinton, LBB
12.30pm The Director Panel
How do you make the videos you want to make? Directors talk about their creative approach, working with brands and overcoming challenges to ensure creativity is at the heart of their work.
Ninian Doff, Pulse Films
Georgia Hudson, Agile Films
Henry Scholfield, Caviar
Moderator: Jamie Madge, SourceECreative
1.10pm Networking lunch – Blue Room
Nordic Talent Showcase, presented by Ola Martin Fjeld, Nordic Music Video Awards and Anna Hildur, director of Ja Ja Ja Festival
2.20pm The Changing Face of Commissioning
The changing face of video commissioning: from traditional labels, to artist-led projects and non-traditional commissioning routes, the panel examines the latest approaches to creating the best work for artists, labels and the brands that support them.
Jennifer Byrne, Dazed
James Hackett, Virgin EMI
Connie Meade, (ex-Infectious)
Felix Buxton, Basement Jaxx
Tara Richardson, Q Prime
Moderator: Paul Reynolds, MD, MassiveMusic
3.10pm The Future of Music Video – Innovations
A look at some of the innovations emerging in the music video-making sphere, including the latest technologies available to film-makers and how to make the best use of platforms to get your work out there.
Raphael Aflalo, My Love Affair
Barnaby Laws, Panalux
Vania Heymann, director
Moderator: Jake Bickerton, Televisual
3.50pm Eggs N Chips & Billie Jean
Steve Barron, legendary director, will be reading from his book ‘Egg n Chips and Billie Jean’, talking about his video directing adventures in the 1980s, and also showing exclusive previously unseen footage from the Michael Jackson ‘Billie Jean’ video shoot.
4.20pm The Future of Music Video – Question Time
A chance to grill leading lights in the music video industry about the hot topics of the day
David Knight, Promo News
Mike O’Keefe, Sony Music
Liz Kessler, Academy Films / A+
Otis Bell, OB Management
Moderator: John Robb, journalist & writer
5.00pm Wrap up and close