Trade body UK Screen has announced the launch of a strand of new industry seminars.

The two hour long sessions will each tackle one hot industry topic each and will feature high profile and experienced speakers.

The first seminar is on IPTV. Aimed at producers, facilities and production managers this session will be chaired by Julian Day (managing director of DGP) and the audience will hear presentations and a panel discussion from guest speakers;

  • Henry Scott (chief executive) Simply Media TV

  • Annelies van den Belt (managing director) ITV Broadband

  • Stacey Anklam (head of product development) Red Bee Media

  • Michael Nutley (editor-in-chief) New Media Age

Content will include

  • A clear understanding of what exactly IPTV is, who is using it today and why?

  • The opportunities for content distribution (how to get your material to a wider or more targeted audience)

  • The financial picture - who's making money from this market and how can you do that too?
    Rights & Licensing - what boxes need ticking to deliver content?

  • Technical requirements - delivery specifications (both now and in the future), language requirements and common revenue models.

The seminar will take place on Tuesday 11 March 2008 from 5pm until 7pm at The Screening Room at MPC on Wardour Street.

It costs£15 (+ VAT) for members of UK Screen, PACT, PMA, Film London or£50 (+VAT) for non members. To book your tickets please contact Angela Durrant on 020 7734 6647 or

UK Screen will be announcing the rest of the Bite-Sized programme shortly.

UK Screen Association is the trade body that represents UK service companies to the film and television screen industries. It supports and promotes the commercial interests of companies involved in post-production, audio, visual and special effects, DVD, camera, lighting and equipment hire, new media, outside broadcast and studios.