International: TV Content Distributors All Set For Virtual London Screenings
International distributors of TV content have finalised the dates for the annual London TV Screening event. As previously announced, the screenings will take place virtually this year because of the global pandemic COVID-19 and its restrictions. The physical event due to return in 2022.
The distributors consisting of All3Media International, Banijay Rights, eOne, Fremantle and ITV Studios will showcase their spring slates to international buyers, the event will take place between March 1-12.
The dates for each company’s individual events are as follows:
- Wednesday 3 March: Banijay Rights
- Thursday 4 March: All3Media International
- Friday 5 March: Fremantle
- Tuesday 9 March eOne
- Wednesday 10 March: ITV Studios
The London TV Screenings will follow on from the BBC Studios Showcase, scheduled to occur this year as an online-only event from 22-24 February.
All3, Banijay, eOne, Fremantle and ITVS have worked together informally for several years to ensure their respective London-based sales and screenings events do not clash, but this marks the first time the quintuplet have formally joined forces.
The sales arms of Banijay, eOne, All3, Fremantle and ITVS offer catalogues that amount to more than 170,000 hours of programming across all genres, ranging from All3’s veteran drama Midsomer Murders to Banijay’s long-running culinary format MasterChef.