Virtual Festival Schedule
How a Warrior Nun Nearly Saved us from 2020
Actor, Warrior Nun
Creator, Executive Producer, Warrior Nun
Reality Distortion Field
Director, The Last Dance
The Last Dance and a Big Win
Jason Hehir, the director behind 2020’s most in-demand documentary series and series debut, The Last Dance, sits with Parrot Analytics’ executives Steve Langdon and Rebekah Zabarsky to discuss the global popularity of the series. Originally slated for release much later in 2020, The Last Dance was pushed up to a Spring 2020 launch and captured the hearts of global audiences staying at home, missing live sports action, commentary, and community.
Hehir talks about ‘de-iconizing’ Michael Jordan in order to showcase the humanity of the basketball legend as well as the supporting characters of the Chicago Bulls dynasty and gives advice to documentary creators of the future.
Challenging the Status Quo: Ubisoft’s Strategy for Delighting Audiences On Every Screen
In today’s attention economy, the video game/TV content crossover has proven to be a successful strategy for attracting new audiences. Video game giant Ubisoft leads the way for in-game TV integrations in its award-winning games like Rainbow Six Siege.
Ubisoft Film & Television creates original content set in the world, culture and community of gaming like Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet and leverages video game IP like Assassin’s Creed to reach global audiences. Listen and learn from Ubisoft executives as they share their strategy and discuss what’s next for gamers and viewers alike.
Sr. Director, Global Editorial Licensing
VP of Marketing, Ubisoft Film & Television
SVP, Ubisoft Film & Television
Show-runner, MasterChef Australia
Ordinary People, Extraordinary Food: MasterChef Australia’s Recipe for Success
What’s the recipe of success for a cooking show already spanning 12 seasons? MasterChef Australia’s show-runner Marty Benson shares his thoughts with Parrot Analytics’ Steve Langdon in a candid Q&A about the ongoing demand for the Aussie take on the wildly popular format. Producing over 60 episodes per season, Benson skillfully connects the show to the audience by bringing together unlikely contestants with a knack for creating unexpected dishes.
Despite a worldwide pandemic, reality TV producers and fans will witness authenticity, passion, and perseverance in this insightful interview.
The “Heartwarming Humanism” of Good Doctor
The Korean drama Good Doctor has proven its longevity via a whopping three adaptations since its 2013 debut, signifying its global popularity and universal storytelling. Kee MinSoo, Chief Director of the original season, chats with Parrot Analytics’ Insights Analyst Lisa Pak about the reasons why he believes the series has continued to resonate with global audiences, including audiences in totally unexpected locales.
This interview is in Korean with English subtitles.
Director, Good Doctor