14-18 Oct: Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry events

The World’s Largest Entertainment Content Market event Mipcom arrives in Cannes, France this week, running from 14-17 October. The event will hold at the Palais des Festivals.

Meanwhile, in New York, the AES Convention USA will take place from 16-19 October, where audio professionals from around the world will gather learning and business opportunities.

Also in New York is NAB Show New York, which runs 16-17 October at The Jacob K. Javits Center of New York. 

The Broadcast India Show, will be happening at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, India from 17-19 October. 


Company announcements

Netflix will be releasing Q3 2019 results on Wednesday.


Film & TV releases 

The Laundromat releases on Friday. The Netflix original has been dubbed an Oscar pick-up, with an all-star cast including Meryl Streep.

The Zombieland franchise returns with a new movie Zombieland: Double Tap, starring the original cast like Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg. It releases in the UK and US this Friday.

Disney’s latest movie Maleficent: Mistress of Evil also releases on Friday, and continues the fantasy of the first Maleficent (2014) movie. 

 Shia LaBeouf and Dakota Johnson star in comedy-drama The Peanut Butter Falcon and releases this Friday.


On this day 

14 October 2007 Keeping Up with the Kardashians featuring Kim, Khloé, and Kourtney Kardashian premieres on the E! cable network in the US.

16 October 1923 Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio founded.

18 October 1922 British Broadcasting Company (BBC) founded, later called British Broadcasting Corporation.