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

Industry events 

IPPR Oxford Media Convention 2019 begins on Monday in Oxford with speakers from BuzzFeed UK, The New York Times, BBC, Google and Reuters among many others to debate policies for the future sustainability of the UK media industry. 

VRDC the Virtual Reality Developers Conference in San Francisco kicks off Monday and Tuesday for those interested in creating immersive experiences for games and entertainment. 

Royal Television Society (RTS) Programme Awards takes place on Tuesday in London, celebrating excellence in UK television across scripted, factual, comedy and more. 

Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention will host its 146th event on Wednesday until Saturday in Dublin for those interested and working in the audio industry. 

Company results

  • US radio broadcaster Cumulus Media will release its 2018 Q4 earnings on Monday
  • Horizon Global Corporation will host an investor call on Monday 
  • Tencent Music Entertainment Group will host its earnings call on Tuesday 
  • Brazilian cinema operator Cinesystem SA will announce its 2018 earnings on Friday 

Film and TV releases

Rudolf Nureyev’s defection to the West is the focus of Ralph Fiennes’ The White Crow, which stars Oleg Ivenko as the ballet dancer who cuts ties with the Soviet Union. 

Most Beautiful Thing is a new Netflix original series released on Friday set in the 1950s following a housewife who goes to Rio de Janeiro to meet up with her husband, only to learn he’s deserted her but decides to stay and open a bossa nova club.

ITV’s third series of historical drama Victoria returns to screens on Sunday with Jenna Coleman reprising her role as the young Queen, alongside Tom Hughes as Prince Albert.

On this day

21 March 2006 Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sends the world’s first non-automated tweet