29 March 2022 | Barbican Centre, London

The Indie Summit will bring together producers of all sizes to discuss best practice and share ideas for the future, as well as offering the inside track on content strategies from some of the UK’s most influential commissioners.

Whether you’re considering a start-up, a creative who wants to move up the ladder or an established business operator who wants to know how others are cracking it – this is an opportunity to learn from those at the top and get a head start on landing your next commission.

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Session Highlights

The Best Indie Counselling Session Ever
Get insight into how to compete in an ever-growing and competitive sector, particularly on a global stage. What are the growing pains and issues and how do you take your indie to the next level?

Disney Unscripted
With National Geographic commissioners now also greenlighting for Disney+, how has the unscripted space opened when pitching to Disney? Hear who, what and how to pitch for Disney, Star and Nat Geo.

What’s Next for Factual & Documentary?
True crime, blue light and access-led programming is dominating factual, showing no signs of stopping. What makes new projects stand out, and how do producers avoid saturation?

How to Handle Commissioners
A guide to the strategy and art of dealing with notes, an uncovered topic in the industry and at events. Producers and ex-commissioning editors now working in the indie sector discuss their experiences at broadcasters.

Drama Commissioning in 2022
The drama boom is steadily continuing into 2022 and the core PSBs are looking to match ambitions of the streamers. But do all shows need dragons and film stars to succeed? And how can producers compete when the battle for book rights and writers’ availability has never been tougher?


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