The Media Festival – Audience Participation & Social TV

Looking at YouView and beyond, and what it could mean for your business.

Fri. 19th 11:30-12:30: Toby’s Moores – Founder, Sleepydog:
How IPTV will change the world

Richard Halton, Chief Executive, YouView
Bismarck Lepe, Founder and President of Products, Ooyala
Michael Barry, Director of Programming and Creative, BT Vision 
Patrick Towell, Founder, Golant Ventures

If you are using social media tools to report on the day remember the hashtag is:


Range of different trending topics – Stuart Cosgrove’s final session

by Lucy, 19/11/10 3:34pm
Quick blog post to summarise range of different trending topics discussed during Stuart Cosgrove’s final session: 3D was not hugely important Facebook is significantly important platform for recommendation platform X factor- big TV brand that across many platforms can impact the audience. Fan culture. Data is vital – how to exploit data about your customers, [...]

How IPTV will change the world – Questions from the panel.

by quitexander, 19/11/10 2:15pm
After a great discussion about the possibilities of IPTV and the possible pitfalls which might lie ahead the panel ended on these three important questions.
by quitexander, 18/11/10 11:33am
A selection of the best bits from The Media Festival 2009. read more
by quitexander, 18/11/10 11:28am
No one does Creative Industries and Digital Content better than the UK. We lead in TV formats. Our music is loved around the world. We are innovating at the bleeding edge in broadcast. The Media Festival is the Davos for those who are creating the future. If you aren’t there, you won’t have the keys [...] read more

Overview of The Media Festival 2010

by quitexander, 17/11/10 2:12pm
The Media Festival is an industry conference and networking event for everyone working across digital media and grappling with the rapid pace of industry change. Launched in 2008 it has featured some of the most exciting names in media, including Erik Huggers, Controller Future Media and Technology, BBC, Daniel Ek, Founder, Spotify, Thomas Gensemer, Founder, Blue State Digital, Dawn Airey, CEO, Five and many more.