The Content Hub 2021

The importance of video content has been highlighted even more over the past year and a half, thanks to the pandemic and lockdowns and rapid uptake of consumption on digital outlets. Innovation has been forced upon creators as well as upon platforms that are showcasing the content courtesy these and rising competition, regionalization, and government-introduced content guidelines. How will these new forces transform the way content is created, stories are told, as well as impact the business models for the worlds of film, TV and OTT?

Who Should Attend

Content Creators

Streaming platforms

Broadcast professionals

Advertising & Marketing professionals

Technology content
providers

Writers/Directors/Producers

Content Studios

Production Houses

Why Would
You Attend!

The largest gathering of content professionals under one platform

1

Close to 25 + sessions, Key Notes, Fire Side chats & Master classes from the best in the content eco system spread over 3 days.

2

Great platform to interact & learn from the current breed of content creators.

3

Understand how the content landscape is developing in India.

4

Opportunities for networking with the content professionals.

5

Hearing successful content stories in both TV & Digital from the makers themselves.

6

Learn from the experts to understand their journey, experiences & overcome the obstacles.

7

Agenda

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3 - Master Classes

  • Day 1

    10:30 - 10:45 AM

    Registrations

    10:45 - 11.00 AM

    Welcome Note : Anil Wanvari | Founder, chairman & editor-in-chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Panel discussion 1 : The Challenges & Opportunities Before India's Content Creators

    Speakers:

    Abhishek Rege, CEO | Endemol Shine India
    Abhimanyu Singh, Chairman - Managing Director | Contiloe Pictures Pvt. Ltd
    Nikkhil Advani, Film Producer, Director & Screenwriter | Emmay Entertainment
    Siddharth P. Malhotra, Film Director, Writer & Producer

    Moderator :
    Anil Wanvari | Founder, chairman & editor-in-chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group
    12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    Panel Disussion 2 : Cinema A New Outlook

    Speakers:

    Aashish Singh, CEO | Lyca Productions
    Devang Sampat, CEO | Cinepolis India
    Shariq Patel, Chief Business Officer | Zee Studios
    Shibasish Sarkar, Group CEO | Reliance Entertainment
    Tanuj Garg, Managing Partner | Ellipsis Entertainment

    Moderator :
    Kaveree Bamzai, Independent Journalist
    1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

    Lunch Break

    2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

    Panel Discussion 3 : Television: A Twist in the Tale

    Speakers:

    Aradhana Bhola, Managing Director | Fremantle India Television Productions Pvt. Ltd.
    Fazila Allana, Founder & Managing Director | Sol Production Pvt. Ltd.
    JD Majethia, Chairman- Managing Director | Hats Off Productions Ltd
    Nitin Vaidya, Chairman- Managing Director | Dashami Creations LLP
    Shashi Mittal, Founder, Director & Writer | Shashi Sumeet Productions

    Moderator :
    Mansi Darbar, Network Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Development | IN10 Media Network
    2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

    FireSide Chat - In Conversation with Boman Irani and his film making vision

    Speakers:

    Boman Irani, Actor, Photographer & Writer
    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    3:20 PM - 4:20 PM

    Panel Discussion 4: OTT: The Next Big Rise

    Speakers:

    Gourav Rakshit, COO | Viacom18 Digital Ventures
    Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer | ZEE5 India
    Saugata Mukherjee, Head - Original Content | SonyLIV (Sony Pictures Networks India)
    Sameer Gogate, General Manager - Productions | BBC Studios India
    Samar Khan, Chief Operating Officer (OTT) | Juggernaut Productions

    Moderator:

    Uday Sodhi, Founding Partner | Kurate Digital Consulting

    4:20 PM - 5:10 PM

    Panel Discussion 5 : The Growing Relevance of Language Personalisation in OTT Advertising

    Speakers:

    Anupam Tripathi, Brand Media Head | Lenskart
    Achint Setia, Vice President & Head Marketing | Myntra
    Rajiv Bakshi - COO, Revenue | Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL)
    Rajiv Dubey- Head of Media | DABUR
    Sagar Kochhar, Co-Founder | Rebel Foods (formerly FAASOS)
    Sonali Malaviya, Managing Director, India | ESSENCE

    Moderator:

    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    5:10 PM TO 5:40 PM

    Fireside Chats - Factual Entertainment: The Rising Surge

    Speakers:

    Megha Tata, MD - South Asia | Discovery Communications India
    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    5:40 PM - 6:00 PM

    FIRESIDES CHATS- In Conversation with Documentary Maker

    Speakers:

    STUART PENDER, Executive Producer | Arrow International Media
    Akul Tripathi, Writer & Content Creator

    6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

    Panel Discussion 6 : Regional Content : Storytelling At its Best

    Speakers:

    Kutty Padmini, MD and Chairman | Vaishnave Mediaa Works Limited
    Rabindra Narayan, MD & President | PTC Network
    Sunitha Tati, Producer,Founder & CEO | Guru Group

    Moderator:

    Naveen Chandra, CEO | Mumbai Movie Studios

  • Day 2

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Panel discussion 1 : The art of storytelling and the concept of writers room

    Speakers:

    Anuraadha Tewari, Screenwriter, Director Entrepreneur
    Karan Anshuman, Screenwriter, Director and Producer
    Sudip Sharma, Writer / Creator
    Sagar Haveli, Screenwriter

    Moderator :
    Alok Sharma, Showrunner & Writer
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

    Fireside Chat: In conversation with Suparn S. Varma on Showrunners

    Speakers:

    Suparn S. Varma, Writer Director
    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

    PANEL 2 : Creating Engaging Audio content

    Speakers:

    Ishani Dasgupta, Lead, Podcast Partnerships | JioSaavn
    Kiran Nithyanand,SVP, Emerging Business| Rainshine Entertainment
    Abe Thomas, CEO | Reliance Broadcast
    Isteyaq Ahmed, National Head- Digital | RED FM
    Aditya Kuber, Co-Founder | Ideabrew Studios

    Moderator :
    Sunil Doshi, Creative Entrepreneur, Producer and specialist on adaptations
    1:00 PM - 1:20 PM IST

    FireSide Chat : with Lucy Smith, Director, MIPTV and MIPCOM, RX France with Anil Wanvari, Founder & CEO, IndianTelevision.com Dot Com Group

    01.20 PM - 2:00 PM

    Lunch Break

    2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Fireside Chat: Creating cinematic experience on OTT: A creator's purview on the role of screen

    Speakers:

    Ajit Andhare, COO | Viacom18 Studios
    Stutee Ghosh, Film Critic, Radio Presenter & Talk show host

    2:30 PM - 3:10 PM

    PANEL 3 : Remote working & Virtual Production

    Speakers:

    Arvind Neelakantan, Evangelist- India/ASEAN | Epic Games
    VK Gupta | Production Technology Veteran
    Anant Haldia, Founder | I-C-E Studios

    Moderator
    :- Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    3:10 - 3:50

    Panel 4: The New Creative Regime

    Speakers:

    Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh, Screenwriter
    Nupur Asthana, Director & Writer
    Jyoti Kapoor, Screenwriter & Former Journalist
    Shubra swarup, Writer & Producer
    Sudhanshu Saria , Writer, Director, Producer

    Moderator:

    Sunil Doshi, Creative Entrepreneur, Producer and Specialist on adaptations

    3:50 - 4:20

    Learnings from International Creator Marc Lorber , SVP, International TV Acquisitions & Co-Productions | LIONSGATE

    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    4:20 PM - 5:00 PM

    PANEL 5: - "Content Marketing - The most efficient tool for Brand Building"

    Speakers:

    Vijay Koshy - President, TVF
    Apoorv Singh Karki - Director - Aspirants
    Ms. Sonal Mishra, Senior Director - Brand | Unacademy

    Moderator:

    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Fireside Chat with Netflix's Monika Shergill: Crafting Stories for every mood

    Speakers:

    Monika Shergill, Vice President, Content | Netflix India
    Anil Wanvari, Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief | Indian Television Dot Com Group

    5:30 - 6:20 PM

    PANEL 6 : Diversity: Women in Content

    Speakers:

    Alankrita Srivastava, Film Director & Screenwriter
    Nupur Asthana, Director & Writer
    Sarita Patil, Producer, Partner | Matchbox Shots
    Chhitra Subramaniam, SVP - Creative & Production | Kross Pictures India


    Moderator:

    Monisha Singh Katial, Co-Founder - Milestone Movies & Creative Producer - Reliance Entertainment

  • Day 3

    11:00 am - 1:00 pm (Masterclass 1)

    What went into the making of Sherni

    Speakers

    Amit V. Masurkar, Film Director
    Aastha Tiku, Writer

    Moderator

    Akul Tripathi, Writer & Content Creator

    2 PM to 4 PM (Masterclass 2)

    Conversation between Scam creators

    Speakers

    Hansal Mehta, Film Director, Writer & Producer
    Jai Mehta, Co-Director- Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story
    Sumit Purohit, Filmmaker, Writer, Editor & Visual Artist
    Saurav Dey, Writer
    Vaibhav Vishal, Writer
    Karan Vyas, Writer

    Moderator

    Alok Sharma, Showrunner & Writer

    4 PM to 5 PM (Masterclass 3)

    Masterclass on "Using Unreal for Television and OTT Production" by Arvind Neelakantan, Evangelist- India/ASEAN | Epic Games

Speakers 2021

Aashish Singh

CEO

Lyca productions

Boman Irani

Actor, Photographer & Writer

Abhishek Rege

Chief Executive Officer

Endemol Shine India

Abhimanyu Singh

Chief Executive Officer

Contiloe Pictures Pvt. Ltd.

Ajit Andhare

Chief Operating Officer

Viacom18 Studios

Akul Tripathi

Writer & Content Creator

Abe Thomas

CEO

Reliance Broadcast

Achint Setia

Vice President & Head Marketing

Myntra

Aditya Kuber

Co-Founder
Ideabrew Studios

Alok Sharma

Showrunner & Writer

Alankrita Shrivastava

Film Director and Screenwriter

Amit Masurkar

Film Director

Anant Haldia

Founder

I-C-E Studios

Anil Wanvari

Founder, CEO & Editor-In-Chief

Indian Television Dot Com Group

Anuraadha Tewari

Screenwriter, Director

Entrepreneur

Anupam Tripathi

Brand Media Head

Lenskart

Anuraag Srivastava

Co-Founder & COO - Rainshine Entertainment
CEO - CM Studios & Lightstream

Aradhana Bhola

Managing Director

Fremantle India Television Productions Pvt. Ltd.

Arvind Neelakantan

Evangelist- India/ASEAN

Epic Games

Aastha Tiku

Writer

Apoorv Singh Karki

Director

Aspirants

Chhitra Subramaniam

Senior Vice President - Creative & Production

Kross Pictures India

Devang Sampat

CEO
Cinepolis India

Fazila Allana

Founder & Managing Director

Sol Production Pvt. Ltd.

Gourav Rakshit

COO

Viacom18 Digital Ventures

Hansal Mehta

Film Director, Writer & Producer

Isteyaq Ahmed

National Head- Digital

RED FM

Ishani Dasgupta

Lead, Podcast Partnerships

JioSAAVN

Jai Mehta

Co-Director

Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story

JD Majethia

Chairman - Managing Director

Hats Off Productions Ltd

Jyoti Kapoor

Screenwriter & Former Journalist

Karan Anshuman

Screenwriter, Director & Producer

Karan Vyas

Writer

Kiran Nithyanand

SVP, Emerging Business

Rainshine Entertainment.

Kutty Padmini

Managing Director and Chairman

Vaishnave Mediaa Works Limited

Kaveree Bamzai

Independent Journalist

Lucy SMITH

Director of MIPCOM and MIPTV

RX France

Mansi Darbar

Network Vice President - Corporate Strategy & Development

IN10 Media Network

Manish Kalra

Chief Business Officer

ZEE5 India

Marc Lorber

SVP, International TV Acquisitions & Co-Productions

Lionsgate

Megha Tata

Managing Director, South Asia

Discovery, Inc.

Monika Shergill

Vice President, Content

Netflix India

Monisha Singh Katial

Co-Founder - Milestone Movies and Creative Producer - Reliance Entertainment

Naveen Chandra

CEO

Mumbai Movie Studios

Nikkhil Advani

Film Producer, Director & Screenwriter

Nitin Vaidya

Chairman- Managing Director

Dashami Creations LLP

Nupur Asthana

Director & Writer

Rabindra Narayan

MD & President

PTC Network

Rajiv Bakshi

COO, Revenue

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL)

Rajiv Dubey

Head of Media

Dabur

Sagar Haveli

Screenwriter

Samar Khan

Chief Operating Officer (OTT)

Juggernaut Productions

Sameer Gogate

General Manager-Productions

BBC Studios India

Sanyukta Chawla Shaikh

Screenwriter

Saurav Dey

Writer

Sagar Kochhar

Co-founder

Rebel Foods (Formerly FAASOS)

Saugata Mukherjee

Head of Originals

SonyLIV

Sarita Patil

Producer, Partner

Matchbox Shots

Sameer Nair

CEO

Applause Entertainment

Shashi Mittal

Founder, Director & Writer

Shashi Sumeet Productions

Shariq Patel

Chief Business Officer

Zee Studios

Shibasish Sarkar

Group CEO

Reliance Entertainment

Shubhra Swarup

Co-founder

Writers Cut

Siddharth P. Malhotra

Film Director, Writer & Producer

Sonal Mishra

Senior Director - Brand

Unacademy

Sonali Malaviya

Managing Director, India

Essence

Sudip Sharma

Writer / Creator

Sunil Doshi

Creative Entrepreneur, Producer &
specialist on adaptations

Suparn S Varma

Writer Director

Sunitha Tati

Producer, Founder & CEO

Guru Group

Sumit Purohit

Filmmaker, Writer, Editor & Visual Artist

Stutee Ghosh

Film Critic, Radio Presenter &
Talk show host

Stuart Pender

Executive Producer

Arrow International Media

Sudhanshu Saria

Writer, Director, Producer

Tanuj Garg

Managing Partner

Ellipsis Entertainment

Uday Sodhi

Founding Partner

Kurate Digital Consulting

Vaibhav Vishal

Writer

Vijay Koshy

President

TVF

VK Gupta

Production Technology Veteran

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