Two years after launching its on-demand service, Naspers’ South African streamer, Showmax has begun production of its first original series in a move signaling the company’s intent to build on its strategy of developing content for African markets.  This session will explore the development, co-production and distribution strategies of popular streaming services and determine how these strategies will benefit independents producing content “Made in Africa”.

Moderated by Russell SOUTHWOOD | Editor in Chief | BALANCING ACT

·       Chris SAVIDES, HEAD: AFRICA | SHOWMAX

·       Denis PAGNAC | Founder & CEO | SUMMVIEW

·       Manny TEIXEIRA | Group Head: Digital Media and Services | MTN

·       Thabo Dabengwa | Manager | REEL AFRICAN

·       Olivia KIPRE DADIE | Digital & Communications Manager | COTE OUEST