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Drama Summit adds Grisoni, C4, Two Brothers, Walter Presents, eOne, TF1 and more

C21 has confirmed several more key speakers for The International Drama Summit, adding Bell Media, C4, eOne UK, Two Brothers, Tony Grisoni, Walter Presents, TF1, and Atrium TV to the line up.

They join previously-announced drama bosses Eleonora Andreatta, director, Rai Fiction (Italy); Philipp Steffens, head of fiction, RTL (Germany); Olivier Wotling, director of fiction, Arte (France) and Sally Catto, general manager, programming, CBS Television (Canada), Piv Bernth, head of drama at DR (Denmark); Beth Willis, head of drama at C4 (UK); Anna Croneman, head of drama at SVT (Sweden); Jarmo Lampela, head of drama at YLE (Finland); Fanny Rondeau, director of fiction at France 2 (France) and Rachel Nelson, director of original content at Corus Entertainment (Canada).

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New speakers include:

Two Brothers Pictures founders Harry and Jack Williams have joined the cast to discuss the craft of creating scripted hits at The C21 International Drama Summit.
Harry and JackHarry and JackThey began their writing partnership in 2007 with the BBC2 sitcom Roman's Empire, starring Mathew Horne and Chris ODowd. The show was subsequently piloted for American television, with Kelsey Grammer in the lead.

In 2014 they wrote and executive produced BBC1's Golden Globe and Emmy nominated drama The Missing. The series, which starred James Nesbitt, was also nominated for four BAFTAs, including Best Drama. This success led to a second series, starring Keeley Hawes and David Morrissey, which broadcast at the end of 2016 to critical and commercial acclaim.

Harry and Jack have sought to nurture the best writing talent in the UK and internationally. In its short history, the company has already produced shows for Amazon, HBO, AMC, BBC, ITV and Sky, including the hit-comedy award-winning FLEABAG. The latest production is suspense thriller LIAR for ITV, with Ioan Gruffudd and Joanne Froggatt in the lead. Future productions include a new eight part thriller called White Dragon with new writers Mark Denton and Jonny Stockwood, as well as Rellik, a six part thriller told in reverse which they are coproducing alongside New Pictures.

Walter Iuzzolino, Chief creative officer, Walter Presents, joins the line up where he will be revealing a hot new acquisition (currently under wraps) for Walter Iuzzolinothe Walter Presents platform and discussing all facets of its creative development. Walter Presents launched in the UK in January 2016 to huge critical acclaim. Deutschland 83 the new service's launch series, quickly became the highest rating foreign language drama in UK TV history. The service is a partnership between Global Series Network and Channel 4 and is exclusively available, free-of-charge to UK viewers, via Channel 4's digital hub, All 4.

Sophie Leveaux, Director of acquisitions at French commercial broadcaster TF1, will join a panel on the 'The New Procedurals' in Sophie Leveauxa discussion about the increased appetite in Europe for this type of storytelling. Part of the discussion will include Gone, a 12-episode drama series starring The Good Wife and Sex and the City alum Chris Noth. Gone is the first series to come out of an innovative partnership between TF1, RTL and NBC Universal Studios International that the three companies launched last year to produce U.S.-style procedural dramas for the global market.

Jeremy Fox, Founder and CEO, Atrium TV, joins the line up. Atrium TV is the Howard Stringer-backed "commissioning club" that will develop series prospects and make Jeremy Foxthen available to OTT and SVOD outlets that become club members. Fox will take part in a wider discussion on emerging SVOD.

Tom Hastings, director, drama, original programming Bell Media, has joined the line-up as we pay special attention to Canadian drama this year. As the director of drama in the Original Programming Unit. Hastings Tom Hastingssupervises the commissioning, development and production of original dramatic series across Bell Media's family of channels including CTV, Space, Bravo, MUCH, The Movie Network, and HBO Canada. His team's successes include the Emmy award-winning series, Orphan Black, the International Emmy award nominated series, 19-2 and Cardinal, recently lauded in the national press. New drama series for the 2017 and 2018 include The Detail and The Disappearance on CTV and Carter on Bravo.

Polly Williams, vice president, scripted development at eOne UK, has been confirmed in the drama development strand. Williams currently focuses on distinctive, original, Polly Williamscommercial high-end television drama with global appeal. Working closely with independent producers and writers across the UK and alongside eOne?s television hubs in LA, Toronto and Sydney, she develops original content for the UK and international market.

Content London speakers:

Elizabeth Bradley
Vice president of content
Kari Skogland
Director & showrunner
Piv Bernth
Head of drama
Beth Willis
Head of drama
Channel 4
Sofia Helin
Executive producer and co-creator
Jane Featherstone
Sister Pictures
Piers Wenger
Controller of drama
Wayne Garvie
President, international production
Sony Pictures Television
David Morrissey
Actor, director
Karen Bailey
Senior vice president, original programming
Kate Harwood
Managing director
Euston Films
Rachel Nelson
Director of original content
Corus Entertainment
Jessica K. Scott
Director, content development
Francesca Orsi
EVP, co-head of drama programming
Helen Jackson
Chief content officer
BBC Worldwide
John Morayniss
Co-president, film, television and digital
Entertainment One
Katie O’Connell Marsh
Platform One Media
Nick Marston
CEO and executive producer
Cuba Pictures
Fanny Rondeau
Director of fiction
France 2
Anna Croneman
Head of drama
SVT Sweden
Steve November
Creative director
Lionsgate, UK TV
Tom Hastings
Director, drama, original programming
Bell Media
Tony Grisoni
Screenwriter and director
Sally Catto
General manager, programming
Patrick Irwin
Executive producer
87 Films
Henrik Pabst
Managing director
Red Arrow International
Olivier Wotling
Director of fiction
ARTE France
Eleonora Andreatta
Rai Fiction
Jarmo Lampela
Head of drama
YLE Finland
Caroline Benjo
Managing director
Haut et Court TV
Philipp Steffens
Head of fiction
RTL Television GmbH
Ruth Berry
Managing director
ITV Studios Global Entertainment
Preethi Mavahalli
Executive producer
The City and The City
Nick Betts
Director of scripted
BBC Studios
Simon Vaughan
Chairman and joint CEO
Lookout Point
Avril Blondelot
Director of content insight
Eurodata TV Worldwide
Paul Youngbluth
TAPE Services
Walter Iuzzolino
Chief creative officer
Walter Presents / Global Series Network
Simon Maxwell
Head of international drama
Channel 4
Chris Rice
Endeavor Content
Harry Williams
Writer and MD
Two Brothers Pictures
Jack Williams
Writer and MD
Two Brothers Pictures
Ross Crowley
Director of content
Miguel Salvat
Commissioning editor of original programming
HBO España
Sue Masters
Head of scripted
SBS Australia
Graeme Mason
Screen Australia
Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Senior commissioning editor for BBC Drama
BBC England & Scotland
Aron Levitz
Head of Wattpad Studios
Hossein Amini
Screen writer
Sophie Gardiner
Head of drama
Playground Entertainment
David Taylor
Playmaker Media
David Maher
Playmaker Media
Jack Davison
Managing consultant
Polly Williams
VP, scripted development, television
Entertainment One
Sarah Doole
Director of global drama
Jeremy Fox
Founder and CEO
Atrium TV
Javier Mendez
Head of content
Andy Ryan
Co-head of drama
Nine Network Australia
Agyness Deyn
Hard Sun
Jim Sturgess
Hard Sun
Dan Isaacs
Sister Pictures
Luis Santamaría
Executive producer and director
Boomerang TV
Kjartan Thor Thordarson
Sagafilm Nordic
Tony Wood
Buccaneer Media
David Flynn
Youngest Media
Pilar Perez Roel
Head of acquisitions
DCD Rights
Nicky Davies Williams
DCD Rights
Sally Riley
Head of scripted production
Geoffrey Wright
Director and writer
James Watkins
David Mortimer
Director of content
Tinopolis Group
Stephen Lambert
Studio Lambert
Ed Sayer
Head of original commissioning
Discovery Networks International
Hamish Mykura
EVP programming and development
National Geographic Global Networks
Lilla Hurst
Joint managing director
Tim Crescenti
Small World IFT
Sam Barcroft
Barcroft Media
Olli Suominen
Rabbit Films
Simon Andreae
Naked Entertainment
Keren Shahar
COO and president of distribution
Keshet International
Patricia Hidalgo
Chief content officer
Turner EMEA and International Kids Strategy
Jo Allen
Acquisitions producer
Lucy Murphy
Director of Kids’ Content
Sky UK
David Schweitzer
Lauren Child
Author, illustrator and Children's Laureate
Tom Beattie
Head of kids and animation
Tiger Aspect Productions
Kay Benbow
Amanda Stavri
Commissioning editor
Andy Cadman
Executive producer
Love Island
Mike Beale
Managing director
Nordics & Global Creative Network, ITV Studios
Robert Hammerstingl
Executive producer
ITV Studios Germany
Tendeka Matatu
CEO / producer
Ten10 Films
Atar Dekel
Head of scripted global coproductions
Keshet International
Nick Forward
Chief content officer
Justin Thomson
Artists Studio
Alison Kirkham
Controller, factual commissioning
Rola Bauer
Managing director
Studiocanal TV GmbH
Lawrence Elman
Andrew Zein
SVP creative, format development & sales
Warner Bros. International TV Production
Nina Hahn
SVP, international production & development
Sue Goffe
Managing director & head of production
Studio AKA
Antoine Cayrol
Atlas 5
Tracey Robertson
Nicola Shindler
Executive producer
RED Production Company
Mark Joseph
Managing director
Tom Clifford
Kim Shillinglaw
Director of factual
Endemol Shine UK
CJ Fahey
General manager
Eloise King
Digital programming executive & I-D global executive producer
Morten Skov Hansen
Programme and channel director
DR Ramasjang & DR Ultra
Jill Green
Chief executive
Eleventh Hour Films
Harriet Newby-Hill
Global brand director, children's
BBC Worldwide
Daniel Lennard
Executive producer
The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe
Marc Goodchild
Head of digital content strategy & product
Turner EMEA
Christian Boving-Andersen
The Heroic Quest of The Valiant Prince Ivandoe
Alexandra Rapaport
Executive producer and co-creator
Anja Lundqvist
Executive producer and actor
Helena Danielsson
Operating executive producer
Brain Academy
Julia Dufvenius
Executive producer and co-creator
Martin Haines
Chief operating officer
Randel Bryan
Managing director
Gunpowder & Sky International
Jon Cassar
Director and executive producer
Robert Vargas
Executive producer
Nella the Princess Knight
Oli Hyatt
Managing director
Blue Zoo Animation
Chris Rose
Director of development and production
Beano Studios
Selma Turajlic
Little Dot Studios
Ismael Calleja
Head of business affairs
Amelie Von Kienlin
SVP scripted acquisitions & co-productions
Red Arrow International
Caroline Torrance
Head of scripted
Banijay Rights
Moritz Polter
Executive producer international TV series
Bavaria Fiction
Liam Keelan
Global editorial director
BBC Worldwide
Melanie Stokes
Joint managing director
Kindle Entertainment
Jocelyn Hamilton
President - Canada, television
Entertainment One
Rosalie Swedlin
Producer and literary manager
Anonymous Content
Kristin Jones
Senior vice president, international programming
AMC and SundanceTV
Charlie Pattinson
New Pictures
Jens Richter
FremantleMedia International
Luca Bernabei
Executive producer & CEO
Lux Vide
Neil Cross
Writer & showrunner
Hard Sun
Alon Aranya
Partner and executive producer
Scripted World
Michael Ellenberg
Media Res
Moritz von Kruedener
Managing director
Beta Film GmbH
Cathy Payne
Endemol Shine International
Jan Mojto
Beta Film (World Sales)
Michael Prupas
Executive producer & CEO
Muse Entertainment Enterprises
Richard Speer
Attraction Média
Steve Dorrance
Head of animation
Jellyfish Picutres
Lila Rawlings
Executive producer
Left Bank Pictures
Jan Diedrichsen
SundanceTV and Sundance Now
Genevieve Dexter
Founder & CEO
Serious Lunch
Jamie Payne
Co-executive producer
The Alienist
Frédérik Rangé
Director of acquisitions
Lagardère Studios Distribution
Jarkko Hentula
Head of feature films
Yellow Film & TV
Kristiina Werner
Head of international business development
Zodiak Finland
Mikko Silvennoinen
Independent media entrepreneur
Jeff Norton
Myar Craig Brown
Executive producer, drama
Wall to Wall
Ingo Monitor
Director, producer, writer
Mocka Monitor
Jan Mocka
Producer, director, writer
Mocka Monitor
Iris Bucher
Sabine Chemaly
EVP of int’l sales and coproductions
TF1 Studio
Rachel Glaister
EVP brands and press
all3media international
Stephen Driscoll
Executive vice president EMEA
all3media international
Bruce M. Smith
Producer and writer
James Payne
The Window
Rolant Hergert
The Window
Cathal Gaffney
Managing director
Brown Bag Films
Greg Phillips
President of distribution
Kew Media Group
Thao Hoang
Head of distribution & partnerships
DEFY Media
Jens Hulten
Hakon Moslet
Head of TV & executive producer
NRK's Youth Department & Skame/Shame
Ekin Gabay
Sales director
Global Agency
Ian Whitehead
Head of production and development
Jo Clinton-Davis
Controller of factual
Melanie Leach
Chief executive
Lorenzo De Maio
Endeavor Content
Rory Aitken
David Bouchier
Chief digital entertainment officer
Virgin Media
Robert Franke
Vice president, ZDFE.drama
ZDF Enterprises GmbH
Jonas Kryger
Commissioning editor
DR Ramasjang and DR Ultra
Louise Pedersen
all3media international
Vanessa Chapman
Managing director
VJC Media
David Cormican
Brian Hamilton
Principal and executive producer
Karoline Leth
Jaimie D’Cruz
Creative director
Frank Spotnitz
Executive producer and CEO
Big Light Productions
Kathryn Busby
SVP of development
Sony Pictures TV Networks
John Edwards
Kate Little
Joint managing director
Lime Pictures
Rebecca Hodgson
Head of drama
Lime Pictures
Colton Tanner
Night House
Mentored by: Lloyd Segan, Piller Segan
David Chidlow
Dark Lanes
Mentored by: Simon Mirren, Showrunner
Michele Giannusa
Mentored by: Michael Perry, Writer
Nadine Nonn
Mentored by: Anna Winger, Screenwriter and novelist
Paul Roberts
The Bloody North
Mentored by: Bryan Elsley, MD & writer, Balloon Entertainment
Ryan Brown
The After
Mentored by: Chris Lunt, Screenwriter
Adrian Wootton
Film London
Oystein Karlsen
Writer & director
Anders Tangen
Luke Eve
Writer/ director & executive producer
More Sauce
Nina Etspueler
Executive vice president creative operations
Red Arrow Entertainment Group
Sydney Gallonde
Executive producer & CEO
Make It Happen Studio
Simon Cornwell
Co-founder & co-CEO
The Ink Factory
Pat Younge
Managing director
Sugar Films
Rachel do Valle
Executive manager
Brazilian Content
Roberto D’Ávila
Moonshot Pictures
Dan Korn
Vice president programming
A+E Networks UK
Stefan Kreutzer
Business development manager
Remote Control Productions
Andrew Eastel
Creative director
Francesco Bernabei
Digital director
Think | Cattleya
Lina Brounéus
COO content
Jamie Lynn
EVP, head of EMEA distribution
Julie Lacey
VP, creative
Peter A. Sussman
Founder & chairman
Kew Media Group
Jon Wax
Head of drama series & movies
YouTube Originals
Anna McCleery
Co-creator and writer
Free Rein
Vicki Lutas
Co-creator and writer
Free Rein
Chris Symes
Executive producer
The Alienist
Gilles Galud
Managing director
Studio Plus Vivendi
Hannes Heyelmann
Senior VP and managing director, central & eastern europe
Marisa Clifford
Co-founder & CEO
Pulse Films (UK and Europe)
Eduardo Piagge
Executive producer and cinematographer
Boutique Filmes
Boris Starling
Award-winning novelist, screenwriter & journalist
Diane Banks
Literary agent
Diane Banks Associates
Gavin James Bower
Author, journalist, senior lecturer
Cathryn Summerhayes
Literary agent
Curtis Brown
Anne Mensah
Head of drama
Steye Hallema
Director, composer & inventor
Jocelyn Diaz
EVP original programming
Jakob Verbruggen
Director and executive producer
The Alienist
Viv Groskop 2
Comedian & Guardian TV critic
Richard Kilgarriff
Editorial director & founder
Cat Lewis
CEO & executive producer
Nine Lives Media
Lindsay Watson
Animation producer
CANUK Productions
Anna Rafferty
Director of digital marketing
Birgitta Wannstrom
Matt Graff
Managing director
Zig Zag Productions, UK
Sophie Leveaux
Director of acquisitions
Chris Castallo
Head of development
David Farr
Electric Dreams
Virginia Rankin
Executive producer
Sphere Media Plus
Anand Tucker
Joint CEO
7 Stories
Adrian Lester
Marc Evans
Catherine Oldfield
Creative Director
Tall Story Pictures
Federico Llano
Head of international co-productions
Hilary Salmon
Executive producer
BBC Studios
Stephen Mowbray
Head of international

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