The JHB Mini-INPUT will aim to talk about the current state of Television through Workshops, Screenings and Round Table Discussions.
TV Programmes which were selected, screened and debated at INPUT in New York, will be screened around themes pertinent to TV makers in South Africa today. Programmes in the interest of the Audience.
Global trends, challenges and solutions will be discussed. Also, we will be hosting a breakaway workshop session on Social Media Influencers for TV Programming.
The Mini-INPUT will be closed off with a Round Table Discussion titled The Role of Broadcasters in SA – Business as usual? hosted by Prof. viola milton. Panellists include Kate Skinner, Justine Limpitlaw, Dudetsang Makuse, Nadia Bululia and Collin Dimakatso Mashile, Chief Director Broadcasting Policy, Department of Communications.
Attending this event is crucial for independent production companies, commissioning editors, Directors, broadcasters, creatives who are shaping and working actively in the southern African television landscape as well as academics and influencers in the media landscape. This event will open the submission process for #INPUT19 – hosted by the Goethe Institut and Thai PBS in Bangkok in May 2019.
INPUT is the acronym for INternational Public Television – an annual global conference that has been running since 1976. Here, not the best – but the most discussion-worthy programmes from around the globe are screened and discussed. Originally, the conference was intended to deal with challenges that face public service television. More recently, it has become evident that globally, PSBs and commercial broadcasters face the same challenge: Providing compelling and relevant programming, in the interest of the audience. Read more here: www.input-tv.org
As there is limited seating, please RSVP to Simone Singh (Simone@afda.co.za) at your earliest convenience.
There is no fee attached to attending the event.
INPUT is a 100% Volunteer based organisation dependent on the kind support of the TV Industry – in the case,hosted by AFDA where INPUT has found a home in SA.
AFDA, 41 Frost Avenue, 2092 Auckland Park
The full programme of the Mini-INPUT for Friday, 28 and Saturday, 29 September 2018: Programme Mini-INPUT JHB