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Fifo Festival in Tahiti

9th Oceanian Television Dialogue

For Professionals only

Once a year this meeting convenes regional television network professionals in partnership with France Télévisions. Each understands the geographical isolation of the Oceanian states, which is why FIFO represents a unique and amazing platform for meetings and discussions in the Pacific. This symposium enables professionals to hold fruitful exchanges of views and contacts between specialists and regional partners to thus implement shared projects and create regional synergy.


The 9th edition is based around four meetings :

1. Major events in the South Pacific and their coverage

Tuesday 3rd February 2015, from 10 am to 12 pm, Marquee

Cooperation and partnerships : major events in the South Pacific in 2015 and coverage of them will be discussed at this round table. The professionals will exchange views on the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea, Heiva i Tahiti, the music festival in Vanuatu 'Fest Napuan' and other events that bring together people from Oceania.


2. Pitch Dating

Wednesday 4th February 2015, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Marquee

FIFO and the ATPA propose the concept of Pitch Dating, mirroring the infamous ‘Speed Dating.’ The aim: to find the ideal professional partner. The project bearers, the directors and producers will have 10 minutes to sell themselves to various seated professionals (distributors, producers and broadcasters). Pitch Dating is aimed at all professionals wishing to present and to pursue their projects.


3. Digitalization in the audiovisual landscape : Connected TV

Thursday 5th February 2015, from 10 am to 12 pm, Marquee

What are the uses and expectations of consumers in terms of connected TV ?

What impact will this digitalization have on how television operates ?

What stance do you take on this new screen, where viewers can choose their own viewing programme ?

Round table led by Eric Scherer, Director of forecasting at France Télévisions.


4. Pacific Doc Market

Friday 6th February 2015, from 9 am to 12 pm, Marquee

FIFO is a place to discuss and discover the wealth and diversity in Oceania. The FIFO Collection, comprising over 400 films, vouches for it. The lack of content and programmes remains a significant problem for television stations in Oceania. This morning session will be devoted to discovery, making contacts and purchasing documentaries from Oceania.


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