Navigating change and opportunity
Realscreen Live explores how to return smartly to business post-COVID via a number of high-level panels. Both Entertainment 2025: Where the industry is headed and why and Opportunity in unprecedented times: Where do we go from here? will examine the current state of the business and provide intel you can apply to your own organization to take into the future.
We've assembled leaders from various disciplines to help guide you through this time of momentous change: Our goal is to provide you with invaluable business information that will help drive your career and business, and the entire agenda supports that endeavor.
Fox Entertainment's alternative president in keynote conversation
Rob Wade, president, alternative entertainment and specials at Fox Entertainment, will be taking part in a keynote conversation on Friday, June 11, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ET. Wade oversees Fox's unscripted programming, specials and alternative development slate, as well as the company's in-house production unit, Fox Alternative Entertainment (FAE). Over the last 20 years, Wade has specialized in live, music, variety and reality programming. During his tenure at Fox, the network has launched several hit unscripted series, including television's #1 entertainment series, The Masked Singer. Recently renewed for a sixth season, The Masked Singer is produced by FAE, as is the 2020-21 season's #1 new unscripted series, I Can See Your Voice, hosted and executive-produced by The Masked Singer panelist Ken Jeong; The Masked Dancer, hosted by Craig Robinson; and Name That Tune, featuring Jane Krakowski and Randy Jackson. New programs produced by FAE include the guessing game-meets-baking competition Crime Scene Kitchen, hosted by Joel McHale (with Fly on the Wall Entertainment) and premiering tonight (May 26); Domino Masters, with Eric Stonestreet hosting; the singing competition Alter Ego; and Next Level Chef, the next evolution in cooking competitions, hosted by Gordon Ramsay and coproduced with Studio Ramsay. In this keynote conversation, Rob Wade will discuss Fox's unscripted successes to date and the unscripted programming highlights on the way for Fox, as well as his perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing producers and programmers in the unscripted genre as the industry continues to evolve.
Disney+, Facebook Watch, HBO Max, IMDb TV, Topic & Tubi join 30 Minutes With lineup
30 Minutes With sessions have long been a staple of Realscreen's events. In these intimate breakouts, key programming execs from platforms and networks commissioning unscripted and non-fiction programming will reveal their current and ever-evolving mandates and then take questions from the audience. Joining the already robust list of execs at Realscreen Live are:
Our goal is to provide you with invaluable business intel that will help drive your career and business, and the entire agenda supports that endeavor.
Making the right moves in the new "normal"
One of the themes being explored at Realscreen Live is how to return smartly to business as COVID fades (hopefully) into the rear view. Over 16 countries are currently represented at Realscreen Live, and while there may be some regional differences, the underlying principles and protocols are the same. We've assembled a number of panels that dive deep into the reality of business as we return to a more traditional work environment. New Normal, New Workplace; DIALOG presents: Finding the way forward in the workplace; NFTs, IP and U and Opportunity in unprecedented times: Where do we go from here? will unravel some of the mystery attached to each subject via dialog with experts in the area.
Realscreen Live you will have the opportunity to gain valuable intel and perspective from leading industry execs via Executive Insights. Executive Insights is designed to give delegates access to executives in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment who will provide valuable knowledge about aspects of the business and give you the opportunity to ask questions that will help guide you in your career. Seating at each table is limited to 7 delegates and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Here, you can connect with some of the industry's top distributors to learn about their business and how they work with producers in a unique and intimate networking opportunity.
Meet the Distributors
A Fireside Chat with Tina Perry
Realscreen is happy to announce a special fireside chat with Tina Perry , president of the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), at the upcoming virtual edition of Realscreen Live on Wednesday, June 9, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET. Named president of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in 2019, Tina Perry oversees all operations and creative areas of the network, reporting to OWN Chairman and CEO Oprah Winfrey. Her leadership is a driving force behind the network's ongoing evolution to become the leading destination for Black audiences. She also oversees OWN's robust digital division including the Watch OWN app, the network's award-winning website Oprah.com, and its growing podcast business. She has also shepherded the creation of special OWN spotlight programming that tackles important issues affecting Black women today. Perry oversees the continuing success of the network's lineup of unscripted hits that includes Iyanla: Fix My Life, Love & Marriage: Huntsville, Black Women OWN the Conversation, Family or Fiancé, Black Love, Put A Ring On It, Behind Every Man, and Ready to Love. She has spearheaded the development of OWN's first food programming block of cooking shows including Tregaye's Way and Lovely Bites. In this special conversation, Perry will discuss her distinguished career to date, her ambitions for the Discovery-owned network, and her thoughts on the unscripted programming that resonates most with the OWN audience.
They're all attending, are you?
The connections you make are crucial in the development of your business. At Realscreen Live, we provide delegates with unprecedented access to the top decision makers and content creators in unscripted and non-fiction entertainment. Producers, distributors, network and streaming platform execs, agents and service providers all form part of the unscripted and factual ecosystem. Collaboration and networking amongst all of these groups fuels creativity, and at Realscreen Live, you'll be able to connect with partners who could help you move the dial on your upcoming projects.
Learn from industry-leading execs
Realscreen Live is all about making connections and we are delighted to reveal the first wave of buyers who will be in attendance during the event. Via an array of Realscreen's signature networking formats, these influencers will be available to take pitches, outline their creative briefs and, perhaps, move your idea onto the next stage for development.
Introducing the Advisory Board for Realscreen Live 2021
We are excited to announce the Advisory Board members confirmed for Realscreen Live 2021. This team of industry experts will work closely with our content and conference team to put together an informative and immersive program for all our delegates.