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Fiction Experts Plenary

After a successful 2022 edition, EBU Fiction will be back at the MIA Market in Rome (Italy) for the 2023 sequel of its Experts Plenary Meeting which will take place on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 October 2023.

Have a look at the agenda highlights here below or download the full version (Members only) and make sure to register for the event.

Agenda highlights*

 Wednesday 11 October:

  • 11:00 to 12:00: Joint panel EBU/MIA: Meet some colleagues from European Public Broadcasters, they have groundbreaking news to share with you all. Don't miss this exciting session!  
  • 14:00 to 18:30*: Inspirational sessions on Artificial Intelligence (AI), insights on the fiction markets/trends through in-depth analyses by trends watchers and more.

 Thursday 12 October: 

  • 9:00 - 11:30*: Two workshops tackling with branding of PSM-content on third party platforms & the use of social media in the fiction field,
  • 11:30 - 13:00*: In depth dive into Young Adults audiences and more.

*Provisional agenda subject to changes. Exact timings subject to final confirmation closer to the event.

Practical details

Attendance to the EBU Fiction Experts plenary is free of charge.

Additionally, EBU Members' drama representatives are encouraged to attend MIA Market (incl. the Drama Pitching Forum) for which they can benefit from a preferential rate (150 EUR).

To benefit from this offer, tick the box about joining MIA upon registration in the registration form. Your name and contact details will be shared with MIA who will get in touch directly with registration instructions. 

There is no pre-booked accommodation, but Rome offers a lot of opportunities. Considering the meeting's venues (Cinema Barberini and Hotel Sinae Bernini Bristol), we recommend finding a hotel in the Palazzo Barberini and/or Vittorio Veneto areas of the city.



MIA, International Audiovisual Market, is a market event based in Italy at its ninth edition in 2023 from October 9 to 13. A hotbed of discussion, debate, and confrontation among the most important international executives, MIA is a destination for the global film and audiovisual ecosystem, conceived as a curated market, a physical and digital space for feature-length films (fiction, animation and documentary), as well for series (drama, documentary, factual and animation). Today, MIA is the most important industry event in Italy and is one of the must-attend international events focused on co-production, financing strategies and models, sales and distribution of works, and content showcase, and is an effective platform for talents and projects circulation.