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Get prepped for London’s Media Production & Technology Show

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The Media Production & Technology Show (MPTS) takes place at London’s Olympia May 15-16 and looks set to have a fairly hefty focus on new technology and the impact it is having on everyone’s day to day working lives.

Yes, yes, NAB is taking place in just two weeks, but there are other smaller shows that are having an increasing impact in their own specialised niches and locations. One of the standouts on the calendar is London's Media Production & Technology Show (MPTS), and MPTS 2024 is already putting together an interesting agenda for its two day run over  15-16 May at Olympia in London. 

So, whether you’re someone who likes to keep up with the latest technologies such as genAI, or are just kept awake at night by its implications, there’s likely to be something for you. Has virtual production transformed your content creation strategy, or do you want to know more about how it can be practically implemented? MPTS 2024 is going to focus on technology and innovation by featuring theaters dedicated to AI, virtual production, and broadcast technology, as well as a brand new Media Technology Conference, and more.

You can have a look at the full details here, but here’s a summary:

Broadcast Technology Theatre

Through exclusive case studies and product showcases, the Broadcast Technology Theatre is going to be the place to discover the innovations and technologies that are being used throughout the broadcast media industry.

2024 programme highlights include:

  • State of the Nation: Broadcast Technology
  • The Scottish Professional Football League - Revolutionising Life Football Distribution
  • EarthSonic: The technical challenges of performing a concert on a glacier
  • What does AV want from broadcast and AV convergence?
  • Hybrid studio design in the new remote world

Media Technology Conference

In partnership with SMPTE UK, the conference is an opportunity for senior technology leaders to take a deep-dive into the emerging technologies and strategies needed to stay at the forefront of broadcast innovation. Access to the Media Technology Conference Leaders Day on 15th May is by invitation only. Register your interest here and a member of the team will be in touch. Day two of the event on 16th May is open to all MPTS attendees.

The AI Forum

The new AI Forum at MPTS will be the place to discover practical insight, opinions, and recommendations on the use and impact of AI in the broadcast media industry, covering pre-production, production, post, and distribution. Expect topics along the lines of:

  • How to develop an effective AI strategy
  • The impact of AI on post production workflows
  • Skills & training: How to ensure the workforce is ready for AI
  • Generative AI and the art of storytelling

Virtual Production Theatre

As the evolution of the virtual production industry continues to challenge traditional production processes, the VP theatre is the place to discover everything you need to know about this exciting sector.

2024 programme highlights include:

  • How to integrate VP into traditional filmmaking
  • In conversation with leading women working in VP
  • Next-gen creators: Shaping the future of VP
  • BAFTA albert sustainability series: VP, studios and a sustainable future

There’s plenty more too, including dedicated theatre areas for audio, post, production, and more. Register now for free entry.

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