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Tuesday, December 6 • 11:15 - 12:45
WS22: Local content and sustainable growth

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The Internet is a global force for growth. After few years of necessary adaptation, the creative industries are benefiting from the technological revolution and are becoming an essential asset for sustainable growth. 
According to PWC, the global revenues of online services delivering filmed content will grow by 19% in the years 2015 to 2018. In Mexico, the host country for IGF 2016, digital home video growth has been buoyant and is set to overtake the market for physical videos (DVD and Bluray) by 2017. Broadband over-the-top and streaming services will lead this evolution, with a 105.5% growth predicted in the 4 years to 2018.
This session will give voice to key players in film and TV content production and distribution, who will discuss the challenges of ensuring that the development of Internet video services benefits sustainable growth and local content production. Participants will discuss what legislative, regulatory and economic frameworks will be needed in order to ensure that the online digital evolution can be harnessed to help make local content industries sustainable and support their contribution to national and regional GDPs, job creation, innovation and cultural diversity. In particular, the session will look at the enabling role of communications regulation, rules to ensure a competitive level playing field and the role of copyright as an incentive for local film and video producers, creators and performers.

Speakers provisionally confirmed:

Gallego, Cristina

Guerra Zamarro, Manuel

Nicole Artemifio

Muñoz de Cote, Gerardo

Bobby Bedi 


Session Organizers
avatar for Paolo Lanteri

Paolo Lanteri

Legal Officer, World Intellectual Property Organization
Mr. Lanteri is a lawyer, specialized in IP law, and a member of both the Spanish and the Italian Bar Association. He works in the Copyright Law Division of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO); he is part of the restricted team of lawyers dealing with all the copyright substantive matters within the Organization, ranging from legislative and policy advice to Member States to providing legal assistance in norm-setting... Read More →
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Bertrand Moullier

Senior Advisor International Affairs, International Federation of Film Producers Associations [FIAPF]
I was raised in Paris' Latin Quarter. During my teens, it had one of the highest concentrations of cinemas in the world, so I became a cinephile. My entire career has been with the film and audiovisual content production industry, which it has been a pleasure and an honour to contribute to. Over the past decade, I have been part of a team at the International Federation of Film Producers Associations [FIAPF], working to make the voice of creative... Read More →


Tuesday December 6, 2016 11:15 - 12:45
Workshop Room 1 PALCCO, Guadalajara, Mexico

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