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

Industry events

In conversation with Stephen Graham on Monday, presented by RTS and Sky Atlantic will bring the actor known for Snatch and This is England to London to discuss his role models, inspiration and varied career. 

Westminster Media Forum on Tuesday is a seminar focussed on the next steps for the development of creatives clusters across the UK. 

5G: How to make the next-gen network work for you is brought to you by Tech London on Tuesday debunking 5G to explore business opportunities. 

CISO Africa is a peer-led conference for IT security, fraud and risk professionals. Showcasing pragmatic IT leaders’ strategies to mitigate security threats in Johannesburg, South Africa from Tuesday to Thursday.  

Company results 

  • Telefonica Deutschland Holding will host its 2018 Q4 earnings call on Wednesday 
  • Belden will release its 2018 Q4 earnings on Wednesday
  • Orange SA will host its 2018 Q4 earnings call on Thursday
  • Liberty Latin America will release its 2018 Q4 earnings on Thursday 
  • Village Roadshow will announce its 2019 S1 earnings call on Friday

Film and TV releases

Netflix’s Suburra season two is released on Friday. The Italian original series about corruption and criminality bubbling beneath the surface in Rome is back for a second bristling hit.

Season one of Curfew a street race drama starring Sean Bean, Adrian Lester, Phoebe Fox and Malachi Kirby comes to Sky One on Friday. 

Cold Pursuit hits cinemas on Friday, starring Liam Neeson and Laura Dern following the story of a snowplough driver seeking revenge against the drug dealer who killed his son. 

The true story of Ruth Bade Ginsburg, On the Basis of Sex follows her struggles for equal rights and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. 

Academy Awards will be telecast on Sunday with hundreds of millions of viewers tuning in to watch the ceremony and learn who will receive an Oscar.

On this day 

19 February 2008 Toshiba announced the formal recall of its HD DVD video format, ending the format war between it and Sony’s Blu-Ray Disc

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