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Mo Abudu to keynote at Content London

MoMo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLifeTV, and one of Africa’s most prolific producers, will keynote at Content London as drama in the region booms.

One of the most prolific producers in Africa, Abudu launched Nigerian broadcaster and producer EbonyLifeTV in 2013, producing over 1000 hours of original programming each year including projects; The Governor, Fifty, Sons of the Caliphate and Castle & Castle.

In March 2018 Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced a three project deal with EbonyLifeTV, the first of its kind between SPT and a Nigerian television company, which will include coproduction of a TV series inspired by the Dahomey Warriors.

Abudu will outline her current and future scripted strategy for EbonyLifeTV and provide delegates with an insight into one of Africa’s prime drama creators.

Described by Forbes as “Africa’s most successful woman” Abudu was also listed in the Hollywood Reporter’s 25 most powerful women in global television in 2013 and 2017.

She joins other confirmed speakers:

Erik Barmack
Vice President of international originals
Netflix
Georgia Brown
Director european originals
Amazon Studios
David Madden
President of original programming
AMC Studios
Jon Wax
Head of drama series & movies
YouTube Originals
Mo Abudu
CEO
EbonyLife Media
Piers Wenger
Controller of drama
BBC
Aron Levitz
Head of
Wattpad Studios
Katie O Connell Marsh
CEO
Platform One Media
Dan Cohen
President, worldwide television licensing
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Natalie Dormer
Actress
Melissa Aouate
President
Fabrik Entertainment
Bryan Elsley
Managing director & writer
Balloon Entertainment
Matt Creasey
Executive VP, distribution
Endemol Shine International
Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein
Founder and head of international
ADD Content
David Davoli
Senior vice president
Bron Studios
Rachel Nelson
Director of original content, drama, kids and factual
Corus Entertainment
Superna Kalle
Executive vice president, international digital networks
Starz
Ismael Calleja
Head of production & business affairs
Movistar+
Antony Root
EVP original programming and production
HBO Europe
Hanne Palmquist
Commissioning editor and VP, original programming
HBO Nordic
Miguel Salvat
Commissioning editor of original programming
HBO España
Izabela Łopuch
Head of original production
HBO Poland
Marjan Alčevski
Writer
Success
Ana Balentovic
Development executive
HBO Adria
Johnathan Young
VP original programming and production
HBO Central Europe
Steve Matthews
VP and executive producer, drama development
HBO Europe
Jeremy Gold
Co-President
Blumhouse Television
Marci Wiseman
Co-president
Blumhouse Television
  


The multi-award winning Content London is made up of three standalone events: The International Drama Summit, The Unscripted Entertainment Forum and Kids Content Futures.

The International Drama Summit takes place on November 27/28/29, with Unscripted and Kids taking place on November 30.

TIER 3 tickets are available at £799, a £200 saving on the full ticket price of £999. To book your place at this price CLICK HERE.

To see what our delegates say about Content London CLICK HERE.

C21 has negotiated discount rooms at the official event hotel, The St Pancras Renaissance hotel. There are a limited number available. To book your room CLICK HERE.

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