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End of Day 4

And that’s it. Thanks for following our IBC2023 coverage. But we’re not done yet… Even though the show has closed its doors at the RAI Amsterdam, we’ve got plenty more to talk about on IBC365. 

Esports and gaming at IBC2023

IBC2023 hosted an extensive gaming and esports offering, including a full day of sessions in the Showcase Theatre and a dedicated zone on the show floor.

One more time around the show floor

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FilmGear sells affordable studio-grade lighting equipment for film, TV and new media.

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Prolights showed off its Spektra equipment, designed to guarantee colour consistency. 

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Sirui revealed a range of new Sniper Series lenses at IBC2023.

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Arri showcased Trinity 2 and Artemis 2, its second-generation camera stabilisers.  

Watch: Live cloud production with TNT Sports

In this session, hear how Warner Bros. Discovery Sports has been migrating their media workflows to gain operational flexibility, have the opportunity to present more data-led stories, and continue to drive deeper audience engagement for TNT Sports.

To watch the recording of this session (21.11), click here.  


Watch: The Creative Centipede with an Inclusive Soul

Akwasi Ansah, Founder and Creative Director at inclusive TV station Omroep ZWAR kicked off the Changemaker Programme, sharing his personal story and vision for a digital-first landscape which is equitable, inclusive and accessible.

To watch the recording of this session (22.00), click here.  


AI - A not-so brave new world?

The Content Everywhere panel discussion - ‘The opportunities and limitations for AI’ - was overflowing with people keen to hear what conundrums AI will bring. As panellist Stuart Huke, Head of Product 24iQ, noted: 

“There [are] still some question marks over scalability and some of this technology in terms of its application,” he said. “The concept of it in its inception. But is it scalable? Is it something that can be translated into a usable format and that the users are going to accept and trust?” 

Read the full review of this session here.

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Panellists discuss the ’The opportunities and limitations for AI’ at IBC2023.

Around the show on Day 4

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Hall 7 at IBC2023 is home to brands such as Cinegy, Zero Density, Blackmagic and Avid. 

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High-speed collaboration from on-premises to the cloud and back with Quantum CatDV.

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Stirlitz Media provides modern, fast and flexible software solutions.

IBC2023 exhibition highlights report

A round-up of some of the highlights and best bits from Day 3 (17 September) at the RAI Amsterdam.

The award-winning Eurovision Song Contest

IBC2023: Exhibitor interviews

See what some of the biggest names in technology have to say about their company focus and experience at this year’s IBC. 

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Samira Bakhtiar, Director, Global Media & Entertainment, Amazon Web Services

Avid and the state of the industry at IBC2023
Jeff Rosica CEO, Avid

Verizon looks to the future at IBC
Scott Lawrence, SVP Verizon Business Global Solutions, Verizon Business Group

Ross Video focuses on products at IBC2023 
David Ross, Chairman and CEO, Ross Video

Google plays to its cloud strengths at IBC2023
Sudharshan Aravamudan, Head of JAPAC Strategy & Market Engagement, Google

Sony focuses on the supply chain at IBC2023
Peter Sykes, Strategic Technology Development Manager, Sony Media Solutions Business


Watch Peter Sykes talk about Sony’s four business strategy components at IBC2023.

IBC2023: Best of the Show

Check out our photo gallery for a flavour of the sights, stands, the bright lights and the key moments from a busy and successful IBC2023.

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Watch: Tuned into tomorrow - Software-defined broadcast infrastructure

In this session at the Showcase Theatre, leading lights from Media.Monks, AWS, and NVIDIA sat down to explore the foundations of true software-defined broadcast infrastructure and the creative workflows that they enable.

To watch the recording of this session (37.00), click here.


Dynamic growth in AVOD revenue ahead

An interactive and informal session for IBC2023 Premium Pass holders aimed to tackle some of the big questions around the Future of TV Advertising.

“My personal prediction,” said panellist Inderpreet Sandhu, CTV and Platform Systems Expert, Google, ”is that the dynamic is going to start changing over the course of the next five years, where you’re going to see a lot more AVOD services and that’s where the growth of the revenue numbers of is really coming from, not from subscription fees, but from the advertising revenue that you get from engaged viewership.”

Read what else Sandhu had to say about the future of TV advertising here.


A trio of Google experts discussed the future of TV advertising at IBC2023.

Sustainability in Production (Changemakers)

AT 11.45, Katy Bolan (Sustainability Lead Google TV) joins Neal Romanek (The Flint), April Sotomayor (albert) and Roser Canela (ITV Studios) on the Forum stage for a discussion about embedding sustainability in productions and addressing climate concerns. 

“There are a lot of efforts out there addressing the climate crisis,” Katy Bolan told IBC365. “But it cannot be done in a silo. Sustainability is heavily partnership oriented and it is so important to keep talking about the issue. Because the more awareness there is, the more our partners are able to understand the impact of their products and the more we can get them to partner with us to come up with solutions that benefit people, the planet and the product.”

Read our interview with Katy Bolan and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on this final day of IBC2023.

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Google TV’s Katy Bolan talks ’Sustainability in Production’, part of the Changemaker Programme at IBC2023.

AI and the ‘intelligence revolution’

AI has the potential to solve some of our most pressing challenges, says Dex Hunter-Torricke, Head of Global Communications & Marketing, Google DeepMind, and it represents the third major advance in human society – an intelligence revolution. Read what he had to say at IBC2023 here.

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Dex Hunter-Torricke, Head of Global Communications & Marketing, Google DeepMind, on stage at IBC2023.

Watch: Edit in the cloud - Shape your facility of the future

From The Showcase Theatre at IBC2023, this session explored some of the patterns and anti-patterns for post-production in the cloud. Hear practical tips from Chris Swan, Principal Solutions Architect, AWS; Tim Burton, Managing Director 7fivefive; and Adam Jakubowski, VP Technical Operations, Global Technology, BBC Studios, as they share what they have learned on their journey to the cloud.

To watch the recording of this session (36.31), click here.


Show news from the IBC Daily

Watch: Bringing Wētā Tools to Real-time with Natalya Tatarchuk

Natalya Tatarchuk spoke to the IBC Conference about Unity Wētā Tools and the groundbreaking work they can achieve in character creation, environment building, rendering, and compositing. You can now watch the whole talk on IBC365. Just click the link below.

To watch the recording of this session (27.05), click here.


Committing to inclusion: How to keep the momentum going

Paramount Global’s Wincie Knight takes to the stage at 11:00 as part of the Changemakers Programme to talk about the power of weaving diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) into the fabric of your organisation, and how to do it the right way.

“DE&I is key in creating a sense of belonging among employees, partners and creatives, but it takes time. More than 20 years into our journey, we understand that change does not happen overnight, but we remain steadfast in our commitment and intentional in our approach to making a difference both on and off screen.” 

Read our interview with Wincie Knight and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on the Changemakers sessions.


Paramount Global’s Wincie-Knight talks diversity, equity and inclusion as part of the Changemaker Programme.

IBC Daily issue 4 available

The final issue of the IBC Daily is available to read online now. Find it here.


News updates from the IBC Daily

IBC Innovation Award winners

Following the Social Impact Awards, the IBC Innovation Awards celebrate the transformative technology that is driving much of the industry forward in a new software- and services-led direction. The winners were:

  • Content Creation: BBC for the world’s largest pop-up 5G standalone non-public network used during the Coronation of HM King Charles III.
  • Content Distribution: Sky Group for its cloud-native software playout platform used across European territories.
  • Content Everywhere: KAN for its interactive engagement during World Cup Qatar 2022 and Eurovision 2023 with Sport BUFF.
  • IBC International Honour for Excellence: Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group.
  • 2023 Special Award for Innovation: German DVB-I Pilot.
  • Best Technical Paper Award: Mark Waddell, Samuel Yoffe and their team for work on a 5G standalone non-public network at the Coronation of King Charles III.

Read the full story here.

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Mark Waddell and Samuel Yoffe pick up the award for Best Technical Paper at the IBC  Innovation Awards.

IBC Social Impact Award winners

Last night saw the awards ceremony for the IBC Social Impact Awards, where gongs were given out in five categories to celebrate inclusion, diversity, the environment and sustainability. The winners were:

  • Social Impact Award: RTVE for using AI to cover local election news of nearly 5,000 small Spanish municipalities.
  • Diversity and Inclusion: SWI for introducing a data-driven process to ensure inclusive language in its digital newsroom.
  • Environment and Sustainability: Iron Mountain Data Centers for aiming to use 100% locally sourced clean electricity for carbon-free operations.
  • Special Social Impact Award: Women in Streaming Media for its Mentorship Program.
  • IBC Changemaker Award: Eurovision Song Contest for its contribution to society and culture.

Read the full story here.

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The Environment and Sustainability award went to Iron Mountain Data Centers, collected by VP Europe, Eric Boonstra.

IBC2023 - “A fantastic turnout”

At 18:00 on Sunday, with one day remaining of IBC2023, 40,376 attendees from over 170 countries have descended on the RAI to witness more than 1200 exhibitors showcasing their latest products and services pushing new boundaries in media technology.

“We’ve seen a fantastic turnout from the entire industry at IBC2023,” said Michael Crimp, IBC Chief Executive Officer. “The quality of visitors has been outstanding. There’s been a real sense of purpose at the show as media leaders and tech pioneers come together to help our industry navigate change and build a better future. Thank you for your ongoing support and participation – we’ll see you again next year.”

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40,376 attendees from over 170 countries have visited IBC2023 so far. And we’re not done yet.

It’s the last day of IBC2023

Day 4 at this year’s show is a little quieter (the show closes its doors at 16:00), but it promises to be no less impactful. And there’s still plenty to see on the show floor, Here’s a taste of what to expect today.

At 11:00 in the Changemakers programme, learn from Wincie Knight (Paramount Global) about instilling inclusion in your organisation and ensuring everyone feels heard. Her session is entitled: “In Conversation with Wincie Knight, Paramount: Committing to inclusion”.

The Innovation Stage starts to wrap up its content programme on Day 4 with “IBC Accelerators - Real Time Interactive Streaming Personalises Live Experiences” at 10.45. This session delves into how streaming can bolster advertising revenue by enhancing viewer engagement with real-time experiences.

At the Showcase Theatre, it’s all about games, games, games. At 11:00, there’s a “Fireside Chat with Ubisoft Film & Television: From gaming to on-screen”. Here, Helene Juguet (Ubisoft Film & Television Paris) will discuss the symbiosis between film and gaming, tapping into broader audiences.

And we’ve got the results of the IBC Social Impact Awards and the IBC Innovation Awards to digest. If you missed those, the report is here.

Jo Fahy accepts the award from Nadira Tudor

IBC2023 has announced the winners of its prestigious Innovation and Social Impact Awards

End of Day 3

Speaker Interview - Will Google Deepmind AI help or hinder humans?

“When you look at where the trajectory of AI technology is going over the next few years, there are just so many exciting applications,” says Dex Hunter-Torricke, Head of Global Communications and Marketing for Google DeepMind.

“You know, this is something that’s going to revolutionise the way we communicate, the way we create content, the way we manage projects, the

way we collaborate and then, of course, solving those big global challenges…”

AI and cloud IP dominate Showcase Theatre discussions

“We’re estimating that the computer requirements to support AI will grow 50 times over the next two years,” said Francesco Venturini, CVP, Media and Communications, Microsoft. “For us it means that we’ll continue to invest in making Azure the world’s largest supercomputer to power AI.” 
Read the article

IBC2023 Round-up Day 3: Riding new waves of change

Read and watch what happened today at IBC2023 as we round up the major events of Day 3.

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Akwasi Ansah Changemakers keynote: “The Creative Centipede with an Inclusive Soul”

News updates from the IBC Daily

Watch IBC2023 Content Programme sessions online

Just a reminder that you can watch a number of the sessions that have taken place at IBC2023 via IBC365. For example:

Plotting the Effects of Disruption: Charting the new media ecosystem
This IBC Conference session took place on 15 Sep 2023 and saw Evan Shapiro plot the effects of disruption across the global media ecosystem, and suggest the opportunities to be found in navigating a brave and volatile new world.

Implementing successful technology strategies for media and entertainment
The media and entertainment industry is constantly evolving, and technology is playing an increasingly important role. In order to stay ahead of the competition, media and entertainment organisations need to have a clear technology strategy in place. But how? 

Is legacy platform replacement the next industry trend?
This session explores how cloud-native architectures, hybrid CDNs, and other advanced solutions available today can empower operators to enhance performance, scalability, operational efficiency. 

IABM Session: State of MediaTech - Key drivers of change in 2023 and beyond
The IABM presents its latest research on the key drivers of change in MediaTech, including an analysis of the impact of macro headwinds on the market as well as data-driven insights on MediaTech investment patterns and business models. 

5G Motion Capture for Live Performance and 3D Animation
This IBC2023 Accelerators session explores advancements in motion capture technology for live and 3D performances.

These are just a few of the video recordings available to watch on IBC365. New videos are coming online all the time. 

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IABM Session State of MediaTech - Key drivers of change in 2023 and beyond

Knowledge is power at IBC2023

”Although people can go without a show for a while,” says Russell Trafford-Jones, Chair of the IET Media Technical Network. “If they do so, their familiarity with people and engagement with the wider industry trends does dwindle.

”There is only so much you can do individually without attending the IBC Show, which I like because – in terms of the conference and other talks taking place – it makes it easier to access the relevant knowledge and get up to speed on new technologies and wider industry issues.

”No one wants a world where we don’t all get together in Europe once a year, and IBC is the venue for that.”

IBC2023 Tech Zone highlights

IABM appoints Jerry Gepner as CEO

Jerry Gepner, a seasoned media professional with a notable career spanning CBS Sports, Fox Sports, and as COO of Sportvision, has been named the new CEO of IABM, the prominent international association for broadcast and media technology. Gepner, renowned for pioneering augmented reality graphics in sports, takes the helm from Peter White, who led IABM to impressive growth over 14 years.
Read the full announcement.

The latest headlines from the IBC Daily

IBC Stand Design Awards announced

The prestigious IBC2023 Stand Awards have been announced, with four gongs going to the very best in stands at the IBC show this year. Discover all of the winners here.

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Best Large Stand - Fraunhofer Digital Media (8.B80) 

IBC Daily issue 3 available

Today’s issue of the IBC Daily is available to read online now. Find it here.


Speaker Interview - Creativity and technology at BBC Studios

”If technology can give us an edge… help us tell a story in a new way that hasn’t been told before, then you know that’s a real advantage.” - Ralph Lee, BBC Studios.

Around the show floor

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Samsung is showing off The Wall for Virtual Production, which is now available in Europe. 

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INFiLED’s new virtual studio solution uses panels to create a seamless curve.

Today: IBC Innovation Awards

The IBC Innovation Awards for 2023 take place on Sunday 17th in the Premium Lounge, with a reception commencing at 6pm. Here’s everything you need to know.

Like the Social Impact Awards, there are three Innovation Award categories - Content Creation, Content Distribution and Content Everywhere - plus a Special Award.  The Award for the Best Technical Paper will also be given and the event will culminate in the presentation of the coveted International Honour for Excellence. Meet the finalists below.


The IBC Innovation Awards follows the Social Impact Awards today from 18:00.

Don’t miss a moment of IBC2023

Hot from the show floor

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”The Revolution of LLM: How Large Language Models Are Transforming the TV industry” on the Innovation Stage.

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A colourful display of microphone windshields on the Foam Conversion Audio stand.

What’s on this afternoon at IBC2023?

At 13:45, a powerhouse panel in Changemakers discusses “Tech for Good: Digital ethics and responsible AI”, exploring the possibilities and limitations of AI. This is followed at 14:45, by the “Rise Awards 2023 – Shortlist Reveal”, highlighting the trailblazers in broadcast media tech.

On the Innovation Stage at 14:45, delve into “How Liverpool FC Leverages Wasabi’s Cloud Storage to Revolutionise Its Media Operation”, learning how an historic football institution forms a strategic digital partnership for enhanced fan engagement. 

On the Content Everywhere stages, at 15:00 on Stage 1, the conversation moves to “Reimagine Film Distribution with Web 3 on Smart TV”, introducing Web3 virtual cinema’s role in modern TV. On Stage 2, “The opportunities and limitations for AI” takes place at 16:00, while at 17:30, there’s a talk on “How to simultaneously broadcast a linear channel and FAST, meeting market expectations.”

Finally, rounding out the afternoon at the Showcase Theatre (15:30) is “Unlock Efficiency: Streamline Video Production with AI Quick Edits in Wondershare”. Here, award-winning video editor Jordan Orme will show how AI and Wondershare revolutionise video editing, ensuring quality and efficiency like never before.

Speaker Interview - Cutting Blockbusters with Eddie Hamilton ACE

“Top Gun: Maverick is the hardest film I’ve ever worked on in my life,” says Eddie Hamilton, the award-winning film editor who spoke yesterday on stage at IBC2023. Watch our interview with him below.

News updates from the IBC Daily

IBC2023 exhibition highlights (Day 2)

The Creative Centipede with an Inclusive Soul 

In this keynote starting at 11:00, Dutch storyteller and founder of inclusive TV station Omroep ZWART, Akwasi Ansah shares his personal story and vision for a digital-first landscape which is equitable, inclusive and accessible.

“You can’t be what you can’t see; representation matters,” says Akwasi Ansah. “As well as outlining our vision for ZWART and giving an update on what we are doing and how we started, I want to explore why it’s so important to be curious and to meet people who don’t look like you, and to convey why inclusion is so essential.” 

Read the full interview with Akwasi Ansah and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on the Changemakers sessions.

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Read the IBC365 interview with Akwasi Ansah. 

Today: IBC Social Impact Awards 2023

As part of the Changemaker Programme, the IBC Social Impact Awards celebrates industry initiatives to promote sustainability, diversity and wellbeing. Taking place at The Forum at 16.30 on Sunday 17 September, here’s everything you need to know.

There are three categories in the 2023 IBC Social Impact Awards: Environment and Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion and the Social Impact Award itself. Read more about the finalists below. 

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News updates from the IBC Daily

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Partner Interview - SCTE focuses on net zero

Goedemorgen Amsterdam!

Day 3 already? Where did the time go? We’re live again at the RAI following all the news, announcements and sessions at IBC2023. For a guide to what’s happening today, check out our Day 3 preview post. Some events to look out for include:

As the IBC Conference ends, so the Changemakers programme begins, kicking off at 10:00 with the “Inclusive Tech: Vision 2030” session. The conversation here will pivot around the current status of tech and what changes are incoming. 

At 11:45, delve into the people-centric strategies of BBC Studios in “In Conversation with Jabbar Sardar: Putting people first”, highlighting how the company empowers its workforce. Then stick around until 13:00, where Dex Hunter-Torricke of Google DeepMind takes to the stage for a session entitled: “Delving Deeper: Will AI help us solve humanity’s biggest challenges?”

Over at the Showcase Theatre (and also at 11.45), Francesco Venturini from Microsoft will be talking about “Navigating Media’s Next Era of Change”. Alongside Allan Broome of MediaKind, they will be discussing the technological innovations currently transforming the media industry and their collaboration to catalyse change.

Things will be busy on the Innovation Stage too. “How Generative AI will Change the Entertainment Industry Forever” presents an intimate conversation with Adobe on the challenges and transformative potential of Generative AI in the entertainment realm.

At the end of the day, “The IBC Social Impact Awards” look to celebrate the industry’s willingness to engage with today’s big issues, like sustainability, diversity and wellbeing.

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Some of the speakers appearing on the Changemaker Programme, which begins on Day 3 at IBC2023.

End of Day 2

Generative AI in media and entertainment

“Data is the oil that really pushes AI forward,” said Raghvender Arni, Director, Customer Acceleration Team at AWS during the Showcase Theatre session on ”Generative AI in media and entertainment.”

“The big question,” Arni posed,” is once you’ve created the data, who owns the copyright for it?” Read the review of this session.

Demystifying the fear around AI

Focusing on practical use cases around leveraging AI is key to relieving some of the potential fear associated with the technology, says the panel at IBC2023. Read the article.

IBC2023 Round-up Day 2: AI takes centre stage

Read and watch what happened today at IBC2023 as we round up the major events of Day 2.

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Marco Tempest took us down to Metaverse City in the IBC Conference keynote.

News headlines from the IBC Daily

Get a tour of the Canon stand at IBC2023

The Revolution of LLM (Innovation Stage)

Watch: Innovations in cloud storage and production – supporting financial and environmental sustainability

This session took place on Content Everywhere Stage 2, bringing together Barbara Murphy (WEKA), Tom Dunning (Ad Signal), Rosie Pongracz (Storj) and Dom Robinson (Greening of Streaming) to discuss innovative approaches to managing cloud storage and production. 

To watch the recording of this session (39.31), click here.


Missed this session at IBC2023? Watch the full recording here. 

Watch: Is legacy platform replacement the next industry trend?

Held on the Content Everywhere stage, this session explored how cloud-native architectures, hybrid CDNs, and other advanced solutions available today can empower operators to enhance performance, scalability and operational efficiency. 

To watch the recording of this session (45.47), click here.


Is legacy platform replacement the next industry trend?

Watch the Accelerator session: ‘5G Motion Capture for Live Performance and 3D Animation’

This session focuses on ultra-low latency networks for immersive live and remote performances. The project also aims to bring interactive animated characters to children in hospitals via 5G.

To watch the recording of this session (57.12), click here.


Watch the entire Accelerator session on 5G Motion Capture.

Speaker interview - How to gain a competitive edge with AI

Around the show

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Tilta’s Hydra-Arm portable camera arm looks great under the lights.

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On the DJI stand, keeping drone camera footage steady is easier than you think. 

Cutting Blockbusters with Eddie Hamilton, ACE

From Kick-Ass to Kingsman to Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible (Rogue Nation, Fallout, Dead Reckoning Parts One and Two), Hamilton will reveal the art and finesse of an increasingly complex production and post-production pathway. His talk at the IBC Conference starts at 15:45.

“Most editors would agree that if they weren’t being paid to edit, they would do it anyway because they love it so much,” Hamilton told IBC365. “I feel incredibly lucky earning a wage spending hours doing something I would do anyway as a hobby. The magic of cutting one image to another and the emotional response you can create in an audience as a result of that is something you discover at some point in your life, and grow to love the more you do it.” 

Read the full interview with Eddie Hamilton and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on the IBC Conference sessions.


Eddie Hamilton talks “Cutting Blockbusters” at the IBC Forum.

Key steps to success in the streaming of sport

Sports rights holders will need to offer the best possible viewing experiences to stay competitive and maximise the return on their investments in rights, especially with younger viewers. This was the topic for discussion on the Content Everywhere stage today between Vinayak Shrivastav (Magnifi), Eric Black (Edgio) and Rick Young, (LTN). 

“The problem is not that young demographics don’t engage with sport,” suggested moderator Tim Mulligan, EVP and Research Director at MIDiA Research, “but that they have a different way of watching it. Less than 7% of them engage in live sports consumption, and the reality is that the sport in the US and Europe is heavily weighted towards older viewers.”

Read the review of this session here.

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Rick Young, Eric Black, Vinayak Shrivastav and Tim Mulligan on the Content Everywhere stage.

Supercharging Storytelling with Ralph Lee

Ralph Lee, CEO, BBC Studios is the latest big name to take part in the IBC Conference. In his talk starting at 15:00, Lee will take us behind the scenes at BBC Studios to reveal how programme makers at the UK’s most-awarded production company are harnessing the power of creativity and technology to lead the way in innovative storytelling and production techniques.

“We’re at our best when we’re telling big mainstream stories in ambitious and cutting-edge ways,” he told IBC365. “Whether that’s through continuing drama and soap operas, big ambitious natural history, primetime mainstream drama, or ambitious documentaries, we’re into mass viewing, that’s where we want to be playing. And I think we’re at our best when we’re developing and delivering big entertaining ideas.” 

Read our interview with Ralph Lee and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on the IBC Conference sessions.


Ralph Lee talks about the shows and innovations driving the success of BBC Studios.

Speaker interview - Warner Bros. Discovery at IBC2023

Speaker interview - Sony at IBC2023

Live from the exhibition floor

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Novastar is showcasing its VP solution at IBC2023.

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New broadcast-grade HD-LED panels are making their debut at IBC2023 on the Roe stand.

Coolest tech of the day?

More from the show floor

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The AJA booth offers solutions for AR, Virtual Production, Colour Workflows, Post, Live Events, and more. 

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Industry-leading artists share their workflow tips and tricks at the Maxon stand.

SMPTE - AI is both exciting and concerning

“From development through physical production to post production and distribution, I believe [machine learning and AI] has the ability to help our industry advance,” SMPTE President Renard T Jenkins told the IBC Daily. 

“There are so many possibilities, such as automated transcriptions and subtitling, visual effects and animation, real-time analytics, biometric audience data and so much more. That said, I feel we need to make sure that we see this technology as a tool, and not as an entity. The human and computer interaction is key to success in the space for the long term.”

Around the show

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Zero Density is hosting dynamic demos to demonstrate its virtual production technology.

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Mo-Sys is showcasing its new MultiView XR system on the show floor at IBC2023.

Handy resources for IBC2023 (Day 2)

Planning the transition from linear to IP distribution

“Broadcasters need to work out how to widen their sphere of influence in terms of what they’re delivering to their customers,” said Paul Martin, Strategy and Business Development Director, MainStreaming in this Content Everywhere panel session. “The targeted ability that IP distribution gives you is the key.” 

Read the review of ”Planning the transition from linear to IP distribution” here.

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The panel explored the drivers for the shift toward IP-based distribution.

The hunt for show swag

Watch: “OTT’s aha moment: Pursuing the power of “glocal’!”

If you missed this fireside chat with Allu ‘Bobby’ Venkatesh and Ajit Thakur, watch the session at your leisure on IBC365. The discussion includes how Venkatesh and Thakur built the aha brand (the largest Indian streaming OTT platform for Telugu and Tamil languages), and aha’s future initiatives, including plans for a studio and a move into gaming.

To watch the recording of this session (24.49), click here.


Watch: ‘Leading The Way: Implementing successful technology strategies for media and entertainment’

The media and entertainment industry is constantly evolving, and technology is playing an increasingly important role.

Listen to Juliet Bramwell, Director, Telco and Media & Entertainment, UK&I, Google Cloud; Rebecca Haagsma, Chief Product Officer, Nine; and Sabine Bravo, Vice President, Business Development, Synamedia as they discuss how media and entertainment organisations need to have a clear technology strategy in place to stay ahead of the competition.

To watch the recording of this session (28.04), click here.


Thriving in the FAST lane

Yesterday’s session, “Thriving in the FAST Lane”, shed light on the key strategies that have made FAST channels successful.

Valerio Motti from Fremantle mentioned challenges in data analysis across platforms, Patrick Courtney from Fuse Media emphasised aligning premiere content with premiere advertising, while Stefan van Engen from Xumo discussed the appeal of channelising content for emerging audiences, especially short-form content that isn’t profiting on platforms like YouTube. Read the session review.

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Panellists discuss ”Thriving in the FAST Lane” at IBC2023.

IBC Daily issue 2 available

Today’s issue of the IBC Daily is available to read online now. Find it here.


Assisted Artistry Unleashed

Natalya Tatarchuk, Distinguished Technical Fellow and Chief Architect, VP, Wētā Tools, Unity, takes to the stage at the IBC Conference to speak about the groundbreaking work she’s been doing in character creation, environment building, rendering, and compositing.   

“There are many people who are afraid to be artists because they feel they lack sufficient skills and knowledge and training. So what we’re also investing in is taking these amazing professional tools, and making them more accessible. People who may not have dreamt of themselves as creators, because they didn’t have the hundreds of hours of training due to cost or availability, can create art with the same fidelity and the same quality [as professionals], in a much easier and accessible way.” 

Read our interview with Natalya Tatarchuk and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on the IBC Conference sessions.

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Natasha Tatarchuk talks ’Powering the Future of Film and Real-time 3D With Unity Wētā Tools’

Virtual production with Sony & Plateau Virtue

Key drivers of MediaTech change

“[The IABM] report was about trying to understand the state of the MediaTech businesses at the moment,” says Lorenzo Zanni, Head of Insight & Analysis, IABM. 

“So, we looked at different things, including technology investment and we saw that macro headwinds have been impacting the sector a lot in the last year or so and this is leading media businesses to focus much more on things such as efficiency… Also the scarcity of resources, particularly of talent, is influencing technology investment a lot at the moment.” Watch the recording.


Exhibition highlights from IBC2023 (Day 1)

Hear from Tim Richards, Chairman, IBC; David Ross, Chairman and CEO, Ross Video; Jeff Rosica, CEO, Avid; and take a closer look at the new Esports Zone.

News from the IBC Daily

Good morning Amsterdam!

Day 2 is upon us and we’re live again following all the news, announcements and sessions at IBC2023. For a guide to what’s happening today, check out our Day 2 preview. Some events to look out for include:

“How to approach AI and gain a competitive edge”. Industry heavyweights such as Lewis Smithingham, Maria Ingold, Quincy Olatunde, and Samira Bakhtiar will explore AI’s transformative impact on the media & entertainment landscape. (Forum, 10.00)

Keynote (Forum, 13.00): “Virtual Production & the Metaverse: A future where everyone is invited to play”. Marco Tempest, revered creative technologist, offers a mesmerising vision of the future. Merging generative AI, mixed reality, and innovative tech, Tempest presents a captivating glimpse into a profound augmented reality. 

“Advances in Video Coding and Processing” - an IBC Technical Papers presenation with discussions on machine learning-based super-resolution, VVC coding tools, and power-saving HDR display techniques. (14.15, E102)

“MovieLabs 2030 Showcase: Principles and progress” - led by MovieLabs Program Director, Mark Turner, the session will spotlight how the MovieLabs 2030 Vision is already shaping the global media landscape today. (15.00, E105) 


Marco Tempest, Directors Fellow at the MIT Media Lab, gives the keynote speech today at 13.00.

End of Day 1

Is legacy platform replacement the next industry trend?

At IBC2023, a panel of experts including Marko Hiti, Chief Marketing Officer, UniqCast and Olga Kornienko, COO & Co-Founder, EZDRM, debated the definition and implications of “legacy” platforms for OTT and IPTV providers.

Emphasising the importance of standards for innovation and competition, they discussed the challenges of vendor lock-in and the evolving stance of major cloud providers. The discussion also covered the merits of on-prem versus cloud solutions based on client needs. Read the article.

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Tackling the legacy challenge. But can we agree on the definition of ’legacy’?

Speaker interview - Winning over Gen Alpha

John Olivieira, Publisher, OneWorld and Matt Risley, Managing Director, 4Studio, Channel 4, touch on how brands can reach and connect with Gen Alpha audiences in meaningful ways.

Around the show floor

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Top Crane build and sell automotive camera stabilisation systems.

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It was a busy day at the Showcase Theatre with sessions from Google Cloud and Accenture.

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Camera lenses galore on the Meike stand in Hall 12.

IBC2023 round-up Day 1: The doors are open to media disruption

Read and watch what happened today at IBC2023 as we round up the major events of Day 1.

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IBC2023: Transforming media. Changing expectations.

Highlights of the Content Programme on Day 1

Mapping the media universe - Evan Shapiro

Thriving in the FAST Lane

Valerio Motti, VP of FAST Channels, Freemantle takes to the stage (16.15) at the IBC Conference to speak about the monetisation of FAST. 

“At the beginning it was quantity, and the FAST platforms were interested in getting as many channels up as possible, but now there is the rush to quality and it you want to get onto a FAST platform you have to offer a very high-quality channel,” said Motti. “I would not say that curation is an issue. It is a must.”

Read our interview with Valerio Motti and stay tuned to the Live Blog for more on the IBC Conference sessions.

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Everything you need to know about FAST with Valerio Motti, VP of FAST Channels, Freemantle.

Watch the IABM session: ’State of MediaTech - Key drivers of change in 2023 and beyond’

Lorenzo Zanni, Head of Insight & Analysis, IABM presents the latest research on the key drivers of change in MediaTech. To watch the recording of this session (45.41), click here.

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IABM Session: State of MediaTech - Key drivers of change in 2023 and beyond

Around the show (Day 1)

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The Studiobot XL robotic camera system in action on the MRMC Broadcast stand.

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Lights, (multi) camera, action on the Canon stand at IBC2023.  

Watch ’Plotting the Effects of Disruption: Charting the new media ecosystem’

In this bold opening to the conference, Evan Shapiro plots the effects of disruption across the global media ecosystem, and the opportunities to be found in navigating a brave and volatile new world. Watch the recording  (20.58).

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Watch Evan Shapiro - Plotting the Effects of Disruption Charting the new media ecosystem

5G is powering the future of media and entertainment

As Tim Stevens, Global Lead, Strategic Innovation, Media & Entertainment at Verizon Business, notes: “the availability of 5G, the densification of 5G, the workflows that will move to 5G, again, all coupled with an IP framework, are going to facilitate, not only the delivery of  content direct to consumer, but an enormous amount of back-office video workflows, and more. 

“There’s so much that is going to happen in the industry, it’s hard to calculate the impact at this point.”

Building the Future of Tech

Nitin Mittal, President Technology, ZEE joins Brian Lakamp, EVP, Media Supply Chain, Paramount and Gabriella Vacca, CTO, Sky Italia at the IBC Conference to talk about building an effective tech stack for streaming, leveraging ML and AI.

“ZEE’s ambitions involve integrating these technologies to enhance content delivery, audience engagement, and operational efficiency,” Nitin Mittal told IBC365. “To fulfil these intentions, we have already made significant strides in automating content recommendations, optimising streaming quality, and personalising user experiences.”

Read our full interview with Nitin Mittal and stay tuned to the Live Blog for a recap of this IBC Conference session.

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Nitin Mittal, President, Technology & Data, ZEE

See this year’s Accelerator projects in Hall 3

And if you’re not attending IBC2023, you can read all about TRANSMIXR’s involvement in the Gallery Agnostic Live Media Production project on IBC365. Read the article here.

Pursuing the power of “glocal’!

In a fireside chat at the IBC Conference (13.45), we speak to Allu ‘Bobby’ Venkatesh and Ajit Thakur about building the aha brand, its future initiatives, including plans for a studio and a move into gaming, as well as their thoughts on media consumption.

“We now have over 2 million paying subscribers in [the Telugu language] alone, and those are all direct-to-consumer,” Ajit Thakur told IBC365. “We are now among the top brands in this language. That is going to be one of the key themes of our IBC session, which is how a local app from local entrepreneurs has been able to take on the might of some of the biggest OTT players all over the globe.”

Read our interview with Ajit Thakur and stay tuned to IBC365 for a recap of today’s IBC Conference sessions.

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Ajit Thakur, co-founder of fast-growing Indian OTT service aha.

Accenture to explore AI and cloud-based transformation

“We’ll be looking at how this can serve as a growth engine for content innovation,” says Accenture Global Communications & Media Industry Lead Andy Walker. 

“We are increasingly aware that media companies are beginning to explore generative AI - not to create whole new shows or movies, but to personalise content for users and improve the efficiency of media production. 

“The goal [at IBC2023]  will be to talk about the technology and explore potential applications for media in the near-future.”

From the show floor (Day 1)

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5G mobile broadcast technology on the Vislink stand at IBC2023.

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AvL Technologies specialise in mobile satellite antennas and positioner systems.

Google to focus on GenAI for M&E

“AI is expected to be a compelling topic for many,” says Richard Lee, Head of Industry Marketing, Media, Entertainment & Games at Google Cloud. “While the technology is fascinating, it’s crucial to also consider the needs of the media business.

“We are eager to discuss how cloud and AI can tackle opportunities and challenges within the industry, particularly the changes in direct-to- consumer models. We will explore how cloud and AI can provide solutions such as personalisation, recommendations and content distribution.”

Things are hotting up at IBC2023

Around the show (Day 1)

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State-of-the-art racing simulators in the Esports zone at IBC2023.

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The Holobox by Holoconnects creates a holographic illusion.

Pricing, Packaging & Localisation

At 12.15, Liza Watts, Operations,YouTube Primetime Channels and Leah Hooper Rosa, SVP, Head of Streaming EMEA, Warner Bros. Discovery discuss launching streaming services in different markets, looking at what’s working, common misconceptions and what they’ve learned along the way. 

“I love solving complex problems and at a time when the industry is experiencing a lot of change,” Leah Hooper Rosa told IBC365, “figuring out how we can move ahead in an orderly fashion with speed is what excites me.” 

Read our interview with Leah Hooper Rosa and stay tuned to IBC365 for a recap of this IBC Conference session.


Leah Hooper Rosa, SVP, Head of Streaming EMEA, Warner Bros. Discovery

“In an uncertain world…”

“With Halls 3 and 4 back in action this year, and 20% more exhibitor space than in 2022, IBC2023 marks the return of the industry’s most influential event to full pre-pandemic strength.

”In an uncertain world, it’s fantastic that we all have this annual opportunity to meet and discuss the present and future of media technology. I hope you have a wonderful and rewarding time.” - Michael Crimp, CEO, IBC

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On the show floor (Day 1)

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IBC Technical Papers

The IBC Technical Papers programme is underway in E102 and started with the session “How AI is advancing media production.” 

Today’s other sessions include: “Live production - next generation technology trials” at 12.45 and  “Live production using 5G networks - ambitious case studies” at 14.45.

Read about this year’s IBC Technical Paper programme here

IBC2023 Owner Spotlight - RTS

Theresa Wise, CEO, Royal Television Society, talks about the key trends she sees in our industry and, if she could have lunch with one person, who it would be. Watch below.


What’s on at IBC2023 (Day 1)

In The Forum, topics will range from transformative forces in MediaTech to the rise of FAST channels. A track for IBC Technical Papers will dissect the advancements of AI and 5G in media, while The Innovation Stage will explore 5G motion capture, media operations evolution, data management, and the evolution of storytelling.

The extensive Content Everywhere programme on Day 1 will discuss subjects such as legacy platform limitations, cloud-native architectures and monetisation models. While The Showcase Theatre will focus on the role of GenAI, security in media supply chains, and take a look at Formula 1’s digital platform. Find out more about all this in our Day 1 preview.

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IBC2023: What to look out for on Day 1 (15 September)

Winning Over Gen Alpha

Starting at 11.15 in The Forum at IBC2023, Fiona Campbell, Controller Youth Audience, BBC iPlayer and BBC Three; John Olivieira, Publisher, OneWorld; and Matt Risley, Managing Director, 4Studio, Channel 4 discuss what broadcasters and brands need to do now to cater for Gen Alpha audiences.

“We have just done a piece of work at the BBC,” Fiona Campbell told IBC365, “looking at the 7- 24 age group in particular, and we can see that their media consumption patterns are such that they have significantly fewer hours available in their daily lives to dedicate to long-form video viewing.”

Read our interview with Fiona Campbell and stay tuned for a recap of this IBC Conference panel.

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Fiona Campbell, BBC’s Controller Youth Audience, BBC iPlayer and BBC Three.

AI prompts new wave of innovation at IBC2023

Day 1 of IBC2023 brings with a whole host of announcements in AI. Adobe is advancing its AI in Premiere Pro and After Effects, notably with Enhanced Speech for improving voice recording quality.

Sony has revealed Burano, a pioneering digital cinema camera with in-body stabilization, while Sennheiser is previewing the MKH 8030 RF microphone and a VR/AR audio tool.

Read all about these announcements and more from Imagine Communications, INFiLED, Genelec, Grabyo, Magnifi, Net Insight and MediaKind in this round-up.

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AI prompts new wave of innovation at IBC2023

News from the IBC Daily

Excitement is building on the exhibition floor

IABM State of MediaTech starts IBC2023


IBC Daily issue 1 now available

Today’s issue of the IBC Daily is available to read online now. Find it here.



Plotting the effects of disruption

Starting at 10.35 in The Forum, Evan Shapiro will provide an in-depth exploration into the seismic changes rattling the global media ecosystem. 

“I think 2023 is the end of the last era and the start of the new,” Shapiro told IBC365. ”The idea that you have to do things because you’ve always done them, or that the only step you can take is an incremental step from the last step, is really dangerous.”

Read our interview with Evan Shapiro  and stay tuned for a review of his talk.


Evan Shapiro charts a new media ecosystem at 10.35 in The Forum.

Doors are open for IBC2023 day 1

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The doors are open at IBC2023.


IBC2023 starts today. Welcome one and all to the greatest broadcast, media and technology show on Earth! Check out the official opening times and handy resource list below.


This place will be packed by tomorrow…

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News from the IBC Daily

What to do and see in Amsterdam

The show might not have started yet, but check out our ’after hours’ guide to having good clean fun in Amsterdam. For example: 

”The Jordaan district is one of the most popular areas of Amsterdam, noted for its shops, cafés and bars, its small streets and canals. You’ll find the Anne Frank House here, as well as a string of busy bruin cafés, aka ‘brown bars’ - traditional/historic pubs that can be identified by their moody dark wood decor. These include Café ‘t Smalle and Cafe ’t Papeneiland, amongst many others.”

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Read: What do do in Amsterdam before and after the show 

IBC2023 Owner Spotlight - SMPTE

David Grindle, Executive Director, SMPTE tells us what he’s looking forward to at IBC2023 and the most inspiring thing he’s heard from a colleague. Watch below.

Welcome to IBC2023


IBC2023 Day 1 preview

Just a reminder that you can read our Day 1 (15 September) show preview here

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IBC2023: What to look out for on Day 1 (15 September)

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Safe travels everyone!

A shout out to everybody travelling to Amsterdam today. May the gods of air, sea and train travel be on your side.

Ten years of Content Everywhere!

This year marks the tenth year of Content Everywhere as the heart of IBC’s coverage of the ever-expanding OTT scene. A unique feature of this part of the show is the Content Everywhere stage programme and in response to growing demand, the programme will this year be presented on two show-floor stages in Hall 5. Find out more.

Anastasia Kundush, Senior Product Manager, Content Delivery Services - Lumen Technologies

IBC2023 Partner Spotlight - Ioana Matei

Ioana Matei, Co-founder, Women in Immersive Technologies Europe, shares her top three trends in media and tech.

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IBC2023: Day 1 Preview

As IBC2023 finally kicks off on Friday September 15, the show will host a series of sessions across multiple stages. Here’s what to look out for across the main IBC Conference, Technical Papers, Content Everywhere, Innovation Stage and the Showcase Theatre. 
Read the preview here.

1 more day to go!


Esports showcase to deliver next level gaming

Esports specialists have teamed up with IBC to create an immersive gaming zone at the 2023 show, offering visitors the opportunity to experiment with state-of-the-art production technology and experience competitions produced and streamed onsite. Read the article to find out more.

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IBC2023 will host a three-strand esports showcase over four days.

IBC2023 Previews

Transformative Tech, Shifting Business Models, and People and Purpose are the three content pillars running across all of IBC. Along with Sustainability, these pillars are well represented at IBC2023, with a variety of sessions exploring them in detail. Check out the previews below.

2 days to go…


Networking opportunities aplenty at IBC2023

In addition to a comprehensive content programme and more than 1,000 exhibitors showing their latest innovations, there are also multiple opportunities for visitors to IBC2023 to make new connections and catch up with contacts thanks to a whole host of networking events throughout the show. Read the article.

We’re getting ready to welcome you to IBC2023

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Not long to go now… IBC2023 opens 15 September.

IMAX makes official IBC debut

Making its debut at IBC, IMAX is venturing further into the streaming and consumer electronics sector.

Showcasing a range of products aimed at bringing IMAX quality to home devices, IMAX is leveraging AI-driven video solutions from its acquisition of SSIMWAVE. This includes Stream Smart, designed to optimize streaming and reduce costs, and automated quality tools Live and VOD Monitor. All products utilize the Emmy-winning IMAX SVS metric. Read the article.

News from the IBC Daily

IBC2023 Preview: The hottest topics and sessions at this year’s show


The future of streaming… The impact of artificial intelligence… Video coding and extended reality (XR). Just some of the cutting-edge topics being talked about at IBC2023. Read the article  to find out more.

Are you ready for IBC2023?

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Seats booked ✓
Business cards ✓
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There are only 3 days to go until IBC2023…


Useful show resources

IBC2023 Preview: New Business Models - FAST, AVOD, AI and Cloud in the Mix

The latest IBC webinar delivered insights aplenty with an expert panel dissecting a broad range of business models and technologies that touched on topics from FAST to AI. cloud-native applications to CPMs, reports Mark Mayne. The discussion featured:

  • Richard Kanee, Executive Director, Digital Strategy, CBC Canada
  • Carlos Octavio, Director of Corporate Strategy & Architecture, Globo
  • Shaun Keeble, VP of Digital, Banijay
  • Ian Hamilton CTO, Signiant

To hear what they had toi say, watch the full webinar or read the summary here.


The shape of IBC2023: The ‘what’, ‘where’ and ‘who’

Every year, IBC is at the forefront of industry innovation. It’s an enormous show with many moving parts. Whether you’re attending the show in person or plan to follow the news on IBC365 and IBC Daily, here’s an overview of what you can expect. 

13 Innovation halls - Discover game-changing innovations: With over 1,000 exhibitors spread across 13 halls, from world-leading brands to fast-growing start-ups. IBC is the place where the media and entertainment sector convene to design and define the agenda for our industry.

Showfloor content - IBC’s free-to-attend showfloor content aims to facilitate interaction between industry buyers and sellers with showstopping features and groundbreaking, content-led sessions across the Innovation Stage in Hall 3, Showcase Theatre in Hall 12 and the two Content Everywhere stages in Hall 5.


IBC2022 Showcase Theatre session.

The IBC Conference - Gain an inside track on the industry’s future: The IBC Conference sets the global agenda for the media and entertainment industry with a hugely diverse set of experts and sessions. The IBC Conference will feature thought leaders from across the sector addressing the issues driving the M&E agenda.

Changemakers 2023 - The free-to-attend Changemaker programme puts a spotlight on People and Purpose. Trailblazing organisations, initiatives, and individuals who are changing the culture of our industry and pushing the boundaries of creativity and technology will take to the stage to address topics such as gender equality in broadcasting, advancing sustainability and inclusive tech.

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Changemakers at IBC2022. Be a part of the conversation in 2023.

IBC Accelerators - The Accelerator Media Innovation Programme is a collaborative and fast-track programme of innovation using a unique multi-company project-based approach to solving complex media and entertainment business and technology challenges.

IBC Awards - The IBC Awards are back! All parts of the industry are invited to suggest nominations for projects and programmes, and all entries are free. The IBC Awards celebrate the spirit of co-operation and collaboration, and they are presented to the end user of the project.


Who will go home with an IBC Award in 2023?

IBC2023 Technical Papers - The IBC Conference is home to IBC’s world-renowned and peer-reviewed Technical Papers, which have continued to be the backbone of the IBC Conference for many years. Successful papers will be presented as part of the IBC2023 Conference programme.

Gaming & Esports spotlight - IBC2023 is set to host an extensive gaming and esports programme with a full day of sessions on the Showcase Theatre. Speakers from Omdia, HaZAnimation, Ubisoft and more will be exploring the exciting developments at the intersection of gaming and media and debating what the future might hold.

IBC Owner Programmes - Discover the Owner Sessions hosted by the IABM, SMPTE, SCTE, IET, RTS and IEEE BTS.

News from the IBC Daily

IBC2023: Technical Papers Presentation Sessions

AI, live production workflows, sustainability, audiovisual content, 5G, on-demand content, VR, and live streaming will be just some of the progressive topics raised in conference sessions featuring the winning papers. Find out more here


Partner Interview - SCTE focuses on net zero