TellyCast Digital Content Forum sponsored by BBC Studios

Date: November 10th 2022
Time: 09:00 - 1800
Location: BFI Southbank, 0 Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XT

The TellyCast Digital Content Forum sponsored by BBC Studios takes place at BFI Southbank in London on 10th November 2022.

The first event of its kind in the UK, the TellyCast Digital Content Forum sponsored by BBC Studios will create an environment for producers, podcasters, brands, media agencies, platforms and the wider content industry to gather, learn, debate and share insight on the business opportunities in the fast-developing world of digital-first content.

Panel sessions during the day designed to provide actionable insights will focus on production, development, community building, IP, formats, brand funded content challenges and opportunities for all those working in digital content.

Industry leaders will share key learnings valuable to those currently working in digital-first content businesses and those looking to harness the burgeoning opportunities the sector offers.

TellyCast has partnered with BBC Studios as headline sponsor of the event – a global producer of award-winning branded entertainment, podcasts and digital content, whose growing digital portfolio is viewed over 2bn times a month across online and social channels including, BBC Earth and Top Gear.

Delegates will also have plenty of opportunity to network with producers, networks, platforms, brands, media agencies, industry bodies and media.

The full day event will feature panels exploring;

  • Social Publishers – The New TV Networks
  • From Ear to Screen – Building IP Through Podcasts
  • Brand Funded Social Content
  • AVOD Originals

Panellists already confirmed for the event include senior executives some of the content industry’s leading digital-first producers, channels, podcasters and platforms including;

Joe Sugg, Creator/ Final Straw Productions

Creatorville’s Sam Barcroft

Channel 4 Digital Commissioning Executive Tom Pullen

Meta’s Dan Biddle

Helen Pendlebury, Director Digital and Business Development BBC Studios

Joe Churchill, Channel 4’s Digital Commissioning Editor, Branded

Director of LADstudios Alex Morris

Siobhan McDade, Director of Brands, Jungle Creations

Wall of Entertainment’s Taf Makopa

Danny Robins, creator of The Battersea Poltergeist, Uncanny

UTA‘s Samantha Glynne

The Sidemen‘s Manager Jordan Schwartzenberger 

Katie Pollard, BBC Radio & Music Senior Commercial, Rights and Business Affairs Manager

LADstudios Director of Creative Strategy Thom Gulseven

Future Studios Chief Creative Officer John Farrar

Executive producer Luke Hyams

Mike Newman Vice President, UK Content & Production Audioboom

BBC Studios’ Head of Digital Development Chris Allen

MContent’s Phil McKenzie

More panellists are set to be announced shortly.

Leading digital and metaverse platform MContent will also be presenting their businesses and showcasing opportunities in Web 3 for content creators.

Other event partners include PACT and Edinburgh International TV Festival.

“The digital content sector is a hotbed of innovation and creativity and we’re delighted to be creating TellyCast Digital Content Forum sponsored by BBC Studios as a platform for companies across the industry to gather, share and discover the new opportunities in this burgeoning sector. We’re thrilled to have BBC Studios as headline sponsor as we create this brand-new event” said TellyCast host and event producer Justin Crosby.

“BBC Studios is proud to be partnering with TellyCast to support this celebration of the thriving digital content industry.  We look forward to engaging in lively debate around global digital content trends with colleagues from across the sector, and sharing our own insights into how the creative industries can navigate their way through this ever-evolving and innovative space,” said Helen Pendlebury, Director of Digital and Business Development at BBC Studios.

Tickets for the event are strictly limited and available from;

Super Early Bird tickets are priced at £199.99 + VAT and are available until 30th September 2022. Thereafter tickets will be priced at £249.99 + VAT.

Sponsorship enquiries justin (at) tellycast (dot) com