Post Event Report / Moscow 2018 Spring

1,361 delegates representing 610 companies from 40 countries attended the World Content Market – Moscow 2018 Spring, that successfully held from 29 to 31 May 2018 in Moscow in the Event Hall “InfoSpace”. 5 National Pavilions where organized during the market: United Kingdom, Iran, Italy, China and Korea. 111 exhibitors from 27 countries offered their content and services.

World Content Market – Moscow is focused on creation, distribution and monetization of television and digital content in Russia and CIS region.

World Content Market united all major and regional television channels, well known production and distribution companies from Russia and CIS and also international sales companies interested to work in this region. During 3 days, participants negotiated deals regarding acquisition, sales, production and coproduction of television and digital content and participated in conferences.

 What business participants did during the World Content Market – Moscow 2018?

 

Who participated in the World Content Market – Moscow 2018?

 

Production and distribution companies offered content of all genres for all audiences.

111 exhibitors from 27 countries offered their content and services.
Among international exhibitors: BВC STUDIOS (United Kingdom), TELEVISA (Mexico), FRANCETV DISTRIBUTION (France), APOLLO MUSIC (Denmark), ASSOCIATION OF COPYRIGHT CONTENT CREATORS (Bulgaria), CARACOL INTERNACIONAL (Colombia), CESKA TELEVIZE (Czech Republic), CONTENT PLUG MEDIA SERVICES (Philippines), DARO FILM DISTRIBUTION (Monaco), ECCHO RIGHTS (Sweden), GMA WORLDWIDE INC. (Philippines), KANAL D (Turkey), KEW MEDIA GROUP (United Kingdom), KOCCA (South Korea), MILLIMAGES (France), MONDOTV (Italy), RAI COM SPA (Italy), SHANGHAI MEDIA GROUP (China), SYDONIA PRODUCTION (Italy), VARIETY COMMUNICATIONS (Italy), ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LIMITED (India), TOEI ANIMATION EUROPE (Japan), RAINBOW (Italy), INDIACAST MEDIA DISTRIBUTION (India), MVP ENTERTAINMENT (Indonesia), and others.

This spring, 5 NATIONAL PAVILIONS were organized on the World Content Market – Moscow:

CHINA PAVILION organized by: The State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China, State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of The People’s Republic of China, Shanghai Media Group. This spring, CHINA PAVILION expanded its presence and took the prime location on the market. Participants of CHINA PAVILION, major TV Channels, distribution and production companies including  SHANGHAI MEDIA GROUP, DAZZLINGSTAR CULTURE DEVELOPMENT, CHINA HUACE FILM & TV, CHINA INTERCONTINENTAL COMMUNICATION CENTER, CHINA LITERATURE, 1905 (BEIJING) NETWORK TECHNOLOGY, CHINA INTERCONTINENTAL COMMUNICATION CENTER, GUANGZHOU BLUEARC CULTURE COMMUNICATIONS and SHANGHAI MUNICIPAL COMMISSION OF COMMERCE. Chinese companies organized CHINA SHOWCASE conference and offered an intensive program focused on cooperation between China and Russia.

IRAN PAVILION united following companies: ARAN ANIMATION STUDIO, ESHRAGH STUDIO, FARA3D STUDIO, FORE SIGHT MEDIA, GONBAD CABOUD, HONAR POOYA GROUP, RED DEER, SKY FRAME. IRAN PAVILION participants offered high quality animation and held negotiations regarding coproduction opportunities with Russian animation studios.

KOREA PAVILION organized by KOCCA (KOREA CREATIVE CONTENT AGENCY), united following companies: ANYZAC, HYOUNG MEDIA, KBS MEDIA, MBC, SBS, YOON&COMPANY. The first visit of Korean delegation to the World Content Market was in 2015, where 15 companies brought animation. This time, Korean companies offered content of all genres: movies, series, animation, documentaries, entertainment, etc…

UNITED KINGDOM PAVILION – organized under support of Department of International Trade of United Kingdom Embassy. This spring, following companies participated: BBC STUDIOS, FLAME DISTRIBUTION, GUTSY ANIMATION UK LTD, THE LONDON KNOWLEDGE PRODUCTION COMPANY.  Since 2015, the UNITED KINGDOM PAVILION is organized twice a year on the World Content Market – Moscow. Thanks to intelligent business program, including exposition on the market, UK PAVILION SHOWCASE conference, visits to offices of Russian TV Channels, and a stunning reception in the United Kingdom Ambassador's Residence in Moscow, during these years, more than 60 UK companies participated on the World Content Market and built business relations with participants from Russia and CIS.

ITALY PAVILION is organized under support of ICE (Department of international trade of Italian Embassy). 12 Italian companies offered content of all genres: movies, series, formats, documentaries, entertainment, animation, etc… Participants: ANICA, BEQ / MADE, FANDANGO (INOLTRO DA COMPLETARE), FILMEXPORT GROUP, MINERVA PICTURES, NUVOLE E STRISCE, RAI COM, RAINBOW, SHOWLAB, STUDIO CAMPEDELLI, SYDONIA PRODUCTION, T REX DIGIMATION, TVCO, VARIETY COMMUNICATIONS.
In the framework of traditional spring program “FOCUS ON ASIA”, many exhibitors from Asia-Pacific region attended the World Content Market. They came from Japan, China, South Korea, Iran, Philippines, India, and Indonesia.  They offered movies, series, documentaries, formats and content of other genres.

The conference program of the Word Content Market were focused on actual questions in production, distribution and monetization of television and digital content.

Traditionally, MEDIASCOPE, Russian well known audience measurement company, opened the conference program.  KVG RESEARCH gave an overview of VOD market in Russia. STP MEDIA organized the working session of Mediaforum “Regional TV. Strategies 2020”.
In the framework of the conference "Combating piracy during technological progress: achievements and challenges" organized by the ASSOCIATION OF CINEMA AND TV PRODUCERS, leading Russian producers and experts discussed methods of protecting intellectual property.
Presentations and conferences were held by well-known Russian and foreign distributors, producers, TV Channels, studios and consultants: J'SON AND PARTNERS CONSULTING, TRUE DUBBING, ZOOMIN.TV, MASTER RESHENY, NATIONAL TV SYNDICATE, AND TV CHANNEL KAZAKHSTAN.
RUSSIAN ASSOCIATION OF ANIMATED FILMS organized a presentation of new animation projects with the participation of well known Russian animation studios: WIZART SERIES, ANIMATION STUDIO "PAROVOZ", RIKI, SOYUZMULTFILM, EFFECT FILM.
Legal Agency KATKOV AND PARTNERS held consultations on the legal issues of the media business.
Networking cocktails were organized on the stands of exhibitors: UNITED KINGDOM PAVILION, NATIONAL TELEVISION SINDICATE, MASTER RESHENY, APPOLO MUSIC. Chinese companies offered traditional Chinese tea ceremony in CHINA PAVILION. 

More information about the conference program: http://www.worldcontentmarket.com/moscow/program/index.html
Detailed information on the official website: www.worldcontentmarket.com

Next World Content Market will be held in Moscow from 20 to 22 November 2018.

More information: www.worldcontentmarket.com