2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Finding A TV Partner in A Digital World

Monday, March 16
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Four Seasons
Ballroom AB
98 San Jacinto Blvd

In the digital era of Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, and many other OTT portals, how valuable is a broadcaster for your doc? Come find out at this panel moderated by Elizabeth Sheldon, SVP Kino Lorber, along with Jill Burkhart of EPIX Documentary Programming, Lois Vossen from ITVS, Vinnie Malhotra from CNN, and Jennie Morris from Participant Media. Discover how broadcasters continue to reach traditional audiences while supporting theatrical releases and digital streaming to reach the widest audience possible for independent documentaries. Learn about the different strategies and requirements of the four premier documentary broadcasters, who co-exist with the digital platforms, and how they work with indie filmmakers to expand traditional audiences for documentaries.


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Elizabeth Sheldon


Kino Lorber Inc

Jennie Morris

SVP Acquisitions

Participant Media

Jill Burkhart

Dir of Documentary Programming


Lois Vossen

Deputy Exec Producer


Vinnie Malhotra

SVP Dev & Acquisitions

CNN Films


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