Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry events

BroadcastAsia: Pro-Audio, Film, Digital Media Trade Show event in Singapore for the film, media and broadcasting industries open from Tuesday to Thursday. 

Mobile World Congress Shanghai kicks off this Thursday until Friday with conference sessions and an exhibition covering the Asian telco market. 

Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Creative Tech UK symposium: Navigating the Frontier of Media and Technology will bring together the UK media tech community focusing on the “intersection of leading-edge technology and the frontiers of creativity” in London on Wednesday. 

Love Broadcasting Summit on Wednesday and Thursday in London is covering everything from new OTT strategies to the assessment of audience data, from advertising to content production with speakers from ITV, BBC and Netflix. 

Women in Industry Forum hosted by National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED) in San Diego from Monday to Thursday provides an environment for female professionals within electrical distribution to take steps toward advancing their careers through networking and educational events.

Company results

London-based analysis firm IHS Markit will release its 2018 Q2 earnings on Tuesday. 

Film and TV releases 

  • Season two of Netflix’s cult wrestling TV show Glow will be released on Friday  
  • Patrick, a comedy by Walt Disney Studios which follows the story of a woman who inherits her grandmother’s dog, hits cinemas on Friday
  • The Affair, starring Dominic West and Ruth Wilson, returns with season four airing on Sky Atlantic 

On this day

27 June 1929 The first colour TV demonstration was performed by Bell Laboratories in New York.

 

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