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SPORTELMonaco 2011

The Convention showcases various sporting demonstrations alongside professional conferences

SPORTEL is the International Sports Program Market for Television and NewMedia. The next edition, SPORTELMonaco, will take place from 10 to 13October 2011 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. In 2010, SPORTELMonacoattracted 2188 participants representing 922 companies from 68 countries.

After twenty-two years of dedicated service to the sports content industry,SPORTELMonaco is widely recognized as the largest, most successful businessvenue for sports executives. As well as the Market and exhibition, theConvention showcases various sporting demonstrations alongside professionalconferences on issues faced in the sports content, television, new media andsporting industries.

“Olympic Games – The Lean Forward Revolution in Sports”

Monday 10 October 2011
14:30h - 16:00h


• Ben Gallop, Head, BBC Sport Interactive
• Stéphane Kanah, Founder and Managing Director, ECHOES
• Mark Silver, Senior Director, Digital Media, Canada’s OlympicBroadcast Media Consortium
• Ciaran Quinn, Director of Strategic Business Development, Deltatre

Leading sports broadcasters are innovating by:
- Making content ubiquitous and optimized for many devices and platforms the consumer now uses
- Creating sports services that offer companion experiences that co-exist and complement the TV broadcast.
Come and hear how leaders in the Lean Forward revolution are working hand-inhand with their television counterparts so that they can fully engage their mutual audiences for London 2012,

“Smart TV: Added Value for Sport?”

Tuesday 11 October 2011
10:30h - 12:30h


• Philippe Citroën, Managing Director, Sony France – Chairman, SIMAVELEC
• Timo Lumme, Director of Television and Marketing Services, on behalfof the IOC President
• Michel Masquelier, President, IMG Worldwide Media
• Christophe Muller, Partners Director, You Tube
• Stephen Nuttall, Principal, First Decide
• Bruno Patino, Digital Development Director, France Télévisions
• Martin Rogard, General Manager France, Daily Motion
• Richard Bunn, President, RBI Network•
 Patrick Chêne, Co-Founder and President, SPOREVER

Beautiful pictures and rich content on the same screen: bringing together TV and the Web will become real for the public through smart TV sets. Will the first steps of this revolutionary association provide a new opportunity for sports broadcasting? Throughout the world TV is going digital rapidly. One after the other the old analog networks are being switched off. Viewers have never before adopted a new standard so rapidly. Thanks to digital TV the program offer is increasing and diversifying. High definition is becoming the standard of sports broadcasts. Stereoscopic TV -3D- will soon make them even more spectacular.

The Georges Bertellotti Golden Podium Awards

Tuesday 11 October 2011
20:30h - 21:30h


The Golden Podium Awards, created by Georges Bertellotti have been awarding for more than 20 years the directors of the world’s best sports TV images. Each winner will be awarded a Golden Podium trophy, a sculpture made by renowned artist Raymond Moretti. The best sequences will be screened and presented during the awards ceremony presided by H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco in presence of many Sports and Television personalities.

This year the Golden Podium Sports Advertising Film Jury will be presided by
Alain Cayzac, Senior Advisor Goetzpartners Corporate Finance and composed of
Christian Blachas, CEO of CB News,
Bernard Brochand, Deputy-Mayor of Cannes,
Lucie Decosse, 2010 Judo World Champion,
Simon Gillham, Communication Director of Vivendi,
François Moriniere, CEO of l’Equipe Group,
Victoria Raava, Volley-ball champion and
Darren Tulett, Produceur of Canal +.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

• Best Slow Motion Sequence Cut / Edited Shot
• Best Slow Motion Sequence Isolated Camera Shot
• Best Sports Trailer/Teaser or Program Opening Montage
• International Olympic Committee Grand Prize
• Best Sports-Related Advertising Film, in collaboration with CB News
• Best Sound Design
• International Sports TV Audience Award,in collaboration with Eurodata TV Worldwide
• «Direct 8» Prize of the Public for Best Sports Trailer/Teaser