mps speakers

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Eva Yates, Ollie Madden

BBC Films commissioning executive Eva Yates and Film4’s head of creative Ollie Madden will be among the speakers at the fourth edition of the Media Production Show (MPS), running June 11 and 12, 2019 at Olympia London.

The event is a showcase for talent and technology in the UK media industry, bringing together figures from the broadcast and film sectors to share insights about the future of content creation.

Further speakers in the programme include Aaron Haye, production designer of the Oscar-winning Bohemian Rhapsody; sound designer Glenn Freemantle of Sound24, whose recent credits include Netflix’s Bird Box and Working Title’s Yesterday; Al Clark, co-founder of Wellington Films; and Phil Hunt, managing director of Head Gear Films.

Yates will take part in a panel discussion with Clark, Hunt and Madden called ’The future of UK indie film production’ looking at evolving nature of UK indie film financing and production, considering how public and private sources are approaching backing UK talent.

Additional sessions include ‘The art of cinematography’ with DOP Robert Shacklady; and a drama screenwriters masterclass featuring screenwriters James Graham and Vinay Patel.

New elements for the 2019 event include a post & technology hub, a production and lighting theatre, and a sports zone giving seminars on topics such as fan engagement.

MPS is free to attend; to register for a free ticket go to It is organised by MBI, the publishers of Screen as well as other titles including Broadcast magazine.