This year, the SABC have partnered with the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) to host a South Africa stand. It will be a home from home for this week for SA delegates attending MIPCOM. The SA stand will also host a cocktail party on Tuesday.
In town to sell programming and explore new opportunities are Elana Closenberg, The Home Channel/ African Business Channel; Tanja Botha, Animate; sophie Vartan and Samantha Pryce, Dewclaw Productions; Jonathan McKay and Stephan le Roux, Eject Media (a finalist in the Mobile TV Awards); Pauline Cunningham, Tracey Nissenbaum, Peter Probert, Helen Smit, Keshnie Moodley, Victoria Lesoalo, Laura Howie, Deirdre McDonald, M-Net; Irfan Bux, Fairmead Consultancy; Mika Rwayitare, Eric Nhlapo, Adrian Maguire, Goal Technology Solutions; Les Gutfreund, Daniel Watts, Great Value Music; Michael Zylstra, Lizard Entertainment; David Max Brown, Maxi D TV Productions; Marcel Golding, Deva Britow, e.tv; Adeelah Carrim, Morula Pictures; Aletta Alberts, Michelle Pennington, Merlin Naicker, MultiChoice Africa; Astrid Ascar, Phillip Nicholson MultiChoice SMS; Jackie Motsepe, Jenine Collocott, NFVF; Simphiwe Ngcobo, Nemisa; Mark Stevens, Julie Worthington, Nu Metro Entertainment; Louise van Hoff, Paula Brown, Okuhle; Duncan Irvine, Rapid Blue; Dali Mpofu, Ida McNair, Shalini Naidoo, Bongani Mhlalela; Mvuzo Mbebe, Ray Nkwe, Marc Deitch, Matilda Gaboo, Yvonne Kgame, Bessie Tugwana, Kenneth Masemola, Peter Wides, Bongani Hlophe, Pearl Lethuli-Mashabela, Lulama Chakela and Lesley Ntloko, Rene Balloy SABC (this is according to the MIPCOM’s SABC delegates list); Anthony Blackie, Lana Strydom, MTN; Rikus Matthyser, Telkom, Hannelie Bekker, Videovision Entertainment, and Berylle Ball; Jimmy Pereira Vision Africa.
MIPCOM Junior which took place over the weekend was attended by Oliver Power, Lee Hartman, Strika Entertainment; Vine Gibbons, Sean Rogers, Wilna van Schalkwijk, Octagon and Tim Mostert, Speedy (a finalist in the Licence Challenge).