Tellycast unveils new London-based Content Funding Festival

Leading TV podcast TellyCast has unveiled a unique new industry event designed to bring content producers and financiers together to explore the array of production funding now available, with Television Business International and UK trade body onboard as partners.

The TellyCast Content Funding Festival takes place at The Ashworth Centre at Lincoln’s Inn in London on 26 April 26 2022 and will be produced in association with Amanda Groom’s The Bridge.

It will feature panels exploring cutting edge topics impacting content creators, including new finance models; the potential of blockchain and NFTs; co-productions; and brand-funded programming. In addition to the panel sessions, one-to-one pitch meetings will be available to producers.

Panellists already confirmed include:

  • Creatorville’s Sam Barcroft
  • Buccaneer Media joint CEO Richard Tulk-Hart
  • The Bridge CEO Amanda Groom
  • Quintus Studios Managing Director Gerrit Kemming
  • Consultant and former Channel 4 Controller of Branded Entertainment Simon Wells
  • Drive joint MD Lilla Hurst
  • New World Film Finance Rob McCrea
  • APEX Content Ventures’ Head of Content Katie West
  • Impact X Capital Partners CEO Eric Collins
  • Pipe General Manager Media and Entertainment Wayne Marc Godfrey
  • MContent CEO Umair Massom
  • K7 Media non-exec director Clare Thompson

More panellists are set to be announced shortly, with the event hosted by TellyCast host and Boom! PR founder Justin Crosby.

“TellyCast has a mission to make sense of the content industry and we’re delighted to be extending this beyond the weekly podcast into live events and other ventures,” Crosby said.

“There has never been a time when content producers have so many funding options to consider. Our intention is to build maximum value for TellyCast Content Funding Festival delegates and bring producers and financiers together to network, pitch and explore the myriad new ways of funding content today.”

Tickets are limited and available from:

Producer Early Bird tickets are priced at £169.99 + VAT and are available until 8 April 2022. Thereafter, producers tickets will be priced at £199.00 + VAT.

Financiers tickets are priced at £249.99 + VAT until 8 April, when they will become available for £299.99 + VAT.

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