Here’s what happened on Day 3 of IBC2023, as Changemakers took over from the IBC Conference and the Content Programme continued across the Showcase Theatre, Innovation Stage and Content Everywhere. 

The Changemaker Programme showcases the pioneers who are advancing gender equality, sustainability, and inclusive technology. Whether you attended IBC2023 or watched from afar, Changemaker content is an opportunity to join conversations on equity and inclusion and to witness the industry’s transformative narratives on People and Purpose. 

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Akwasi Ansah opens the Changemaker Programme at IBC2023.

IBC2023 Day 3 show reports

In the Changemaker keynote “The Creative Centipede with an Inclusive Soul”, 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.
Watch the recording (22:00) 

Phenix is the first real-time streaming provider to launch a full solution including Server Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) and DRM, while maintaining a target latency of less than half a second at proven scale. Join Bill Wishon, Architect, Akamai’s Media Division, Phenix Real Time Solutions on the Innovation Stage for the session: “Phenix Real-Time Streaming with SSAI and DRM.”
Watch the recording (15:30) 

In an insightful session called “Navigating Media’s Next Era of Change”, Francesco Venturini, CVP, WW Media and Communications Industry, Microsoft, delved into how technology and innovation can help transform the media landscape and empower content creators, platform companies, distributors, and consumers worldwide. 
Watch the recording (36:08)

Speaking at the IBC2023 Changemaker Programme conference session ”Putting people first”, Jabbar Sardar, Global HR Director, BBC Studios insisted that culture and inclusiveness is a key part of the BBC’s success as a content producer.
Read the session review

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.
Watch the interview (1.23) | Read the article

IBC2023 Day 3 Product News 

Agito robotic dolly gets Core upgrade

The new Agito Gen 2 has redesigned electronics and control ware.

Cinema Camera 6K debuts

The Blackmagic Cinema Camera 6K comes with full-frame sensor and OLPF which supports 3-2 Open Gate recording.

Arri opens virtual production studio New York

Arri opens its virtual production studio in New York with fashion brand Travis Taddeo.

Connecting in the cloud

Audinate is showcasing Dante Connect, a new cloud solution for remote audio production.

Read the IBC Daily

More IBC2023 news, interviews and opinion can be found by flicking through the digital pages of the IBC Daily. 

Photo of the day

IBC2023 Stand awards (4)

Congratulations to Angenieux, winner of an IBC2023 Stand Design Award for Best Medium Stand.

And finally… Here’s what’s coming up on Day 4

Day 4 of IBC2023 might look quieter (the show closes its doors at 16:00), but it promises to be no less impactful. Changemakers continues with Paramount Global’s Wincie Knight talking about inclusion; the Innovation Stage hosts a discussion on Real Time XR Sport; and the Showcase Theatre has a string of games-related content including working with Unreal Engine and the potential of in-game advertising.

Read the briefing: IBC2023 What to look out for on Day 4 (18 September) 

As ever, follow the latest show news, including product launches and interviews with key exhibitors on our IBC2023 Live Blog page.