MIPTV, MIPCOM Launch MIPACADEMY Moscow At Digital October

          MIPTV, MIPCOM Launch MIPACADEMY Moscow At Digital October

PR Newswire

MOSCOW, March 29, 2013

MOSCOW, March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reed MIDEM, organiser of leading
international entertainment content markets MIPTV and MIPCOM, and Digital
October, a key centre in Moscow for international professional conferences and
technology entrepreneurship, announce the first MIPACADEMY Moscow to be held
next 13 May 2013.

The new full-day event will offer Russian TV industry and digital content
creators a number of masterclass sessions and workshops, conducted by
international and Russian industry experts, on how to create programming and
entertainment content with international potential and how to successfully
export that content. The conference will also cover key digital trends
affecting the global content industry, such as transmedia production. The
MIPACADEMY Moscow DO will also serve as a platform for exchange of opinions
between local and international experts and media professionals.

An advisory committee including representatives of the Ministry of
Telecommunications, NAT, RAEC, CTC media, Viacom Russia, RIA NOVOSTI, RT,
Ogilvy and PricewaterhouseCoopers Russia has been established to oversee topic
recommendations for this first ever event. In addition, MIPACADEMY Moscow will
include presentations from the Berlin based "Entertainment Master Class" and
"The Wit," a world information tracking service for the most promising content
trends, insight and new ideas.

"The Russian television and digital content industries have great potential
for international expansion, and our objective is to create a unique local
forum that will help contribute to the exchange of ideas and expertise needed
to facilitate this development. We are delighted to have the support of
Digital October and Expocontent to realise this endeavour," says Ted Baracos,
Director of Market Development at Reed MIDEM.

"Digital October is proud to host the first ever conference in Russia in
partnership with MIPTV and MIPCOM, the world's leading entertainment markets.
MIPACADEMY Moscow will offer Russian TV and digital content professional a
unique learning experience and the opportunity to meet top international
experts associated with MIP Markets in Cannes," says Dmitry Repin, CEO of
Digital October.

For more information visit www.mipacademy.ru

About Reed Exhibitions – Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading events
organiser, with over 500 events in 39 countries. In 2011 Reed brought together
six million active event participants from around the world generating
billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the
Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 33
fully staffed offices.Reed Exhibitions serves 44 industry sectors with trade
and consumer events and is part of the Reed Elsevier Group plc, a
world-leading publisher and information provider and a FTSE 100 company.

About Reed MIDEM – Founded in 1963, Reed MIDEM is a leading organiser of
professional, international tradeshows. Reed MIDEM events have established
themselves as key dates in professional diaries. The company hosts MIPTV,
MIPDOC, MIPCOM, and MIPJUNIOR for the television and digital content
industries, MIDEM for music professionals, MIPIM, MIPIM Asia and MAPIC for the
property and retail real estate sectors. www.reedmidem.com

About MIPTV – Founded in 1963, MIPTV is the annual international market and
creative forum for content on every screen. It brings professionals from the
global TV and online content industry to Cannes, France, for four days of
events, conferences, screenings and networking. MIPCube constitutes a special
programme exploring tech and creative approaches with the community of
disrupters re-inventing the content experience within MIPTV. The weekend prior
to MIPTV, MIPDoc and MIPFormats offer professionals from the factual
programming and format entertainment segments two dedicated accelerator days.
In 2013, MIPTV celebrates its 50^th anniversary. www.miptv.com

About MIPCOM – MIPCOM is the year's most anticipated global market for
entertainment content across all platforms. Each Autumn, the industry's
international heavy hitters – from TV and film – converge in Cannes to create
a new world of entertainment. MIPCOM turns every moment into an opportunity,
transforming four days of meetings, screenings and conferences into deals –
from blockbuster programming to ground-breaking partnerships. And the
children's entertainment industry gets an early start at MIPJunior, where key
international buyers, sellers and producers gather to present, discover and
screen content at the world's showcase for kids programming. www.mipcom.com


Website: http://www.reedmidem.com
Contact: Mike Williams, Director of Communications, Reed MIDEM, Paris, +33 6
24 19 36 57 - mike.williams@reedmidem.com; or Olga Golubkova, Expocontent,
Moscow, +7 916 260 96 63 golubkova@expocontent.ru
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