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OTT Question Time Live 2024 — Agenda Announced!

With 50+ speakers, 14 fireside chats, 7 panels and 2 presentations now confirmed, we have a full lid for OTT Question Time Live 2024!  Come join us on 30th and 31st January at London's iconic British Museum where we'll be talking to, amongst others: Faz Aftab, Director of M&E Partnerships [...]

IBC 2023 Review

#1. Where are we at, as an industry, in 2023? For me, last year’s IBC had the flavour of a giddy reunion with long-lost friends – “We’re back! How have you been? You look different in person than on a screen!” This year, the mood was more focused [...]

OTT Question Time #70 – Streaming Services’ Profitability

What makes a streaming service profitable? As with any business the basic equation is income minus costs but this masks a world of complexity. What exactly is OTT income made up of (e.g. advertising, subscriptions, sponsorships etc.)? What about costs (content, staff, technology, R&D)? And how sustainable [...]

OTT Question Time #69 – Emerging OTT Services & Models

Whilst Netflix, Disney, Amazon and D2C services from the broadcasters and film studios tend to get all the publicity, it’s easy to forget that the OTT market also has a huge number of smaller streamers. The UK, for example, has 288 of them according to the European [...]

50 VOD Professionals 2023 – Nominations Now Open!

50 VOD Professionals – our list of the 50 most influential people working in the UK’s video-on-demand and OTT industry – is back for 2023! Nominations are now open and we’d like to hear from you about the brilliant people that power VOD services all over the UK: [...]

Current Attitudes to AI in the OTT Industry

VOD Professional is conducting a survey about current attitudes to AI (artificial intelligence) in the broadcasting and OTT streaming industry and, as a valued colleague, we'd like to hear your opinions. We'll ask you 14 questions about AI and the impact it might have on both OTT itself [...]

OTT Question Time #68 – OTT User Engagement

OTT Question Time returned last Thursday, 25th June, and to kick off the new season, we discussed OTT user engagement and sticky UI / UX. Together with Jonathan Kelly, Experience Director at Candyspace, Gulliver Smithers, formerly of Sony Pictures, BBC Studios and ITV plus Chris Ambrozic, VP & [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — Channel 4’s OTT Advertising Perspective

Jonathan Lewis, Head of Commercial Innovation & Partners at Channel 4 and Leon Siotis, Head of SpringServe International, at OTT Question Time Live on 31 January 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged in. The video [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — Bold Moves from Amazon Freevee

Lisa Rousseau, Head of Amazon Freevee UK in conversation with Liz Bales, CEO of British Association of Screen Entertainment at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged in. The [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — OTT & The Merchandising Opportunity

Monica Candiani, EVP Content Sales at Entertainment One in conversation with Emily Horgan, independent streaming and kids media consultant at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged in. The [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — Peak Content: What Next?

Daniel Winner, former EVP Digital Initiatives at BBC Studios in conversation with Jacob Rosenzweig, Partner, MD & Global TV Industry Lead at Boston Consulting Group at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — OTT in 2030

Julie Mitchelmore, VP Digital at A+E Networks EMEA, in conversation with: Ben Keen, Analyst & Board-Level Advisor Lydia Fairfax, MD & Founder of Triple Crown Consulting Tom Thorne, CEO Candyspace Maureen Kerr, Partner at Arthur D Little Gulliver Smithers, former SVP Technology & Products, Sony Pictures International at [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — Fremantle – A Global Player in FAST

Valerio Motti, VP FAST Channels at Fremantle in conversation with Marion Ranchet, Founder & MD of The Local Act Consultancy at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged in. [...]

OTT Question Time Live 2023 — The World of Viaplay

Matthew Hooper, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer UK at Viaplay in conversation with Ben Keen, independent analyst and board level advisor at OTT Question Time Live on 1 February 2023. To watch the video please login or register with VOD Professional. (This page will refresh once you’ve logged [...]

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