January 16, 2017
By Thanussha Priyah
RioContentMarket 2017 has confirmed four more outstanding keynote speakers for the event, which will take place from 8 to 10 of March 2017, in Rio de Janeiro. Marie Jacobson, Executive Vice-President of Programming and Production at Sony Pictures Television, Michelle Satter, Director of Feature Film Program at the Sundance Institute, Alon Shtruzman, CEO at Keshet International, and Perla Farias, Senior Vice-President of Script Development for Telemundo Studios will share their experiences in the TV industry.
Jacobson manages a team that has been involved in the production and execution of several regional versions of successful shows, such as The Amazing Race for AXN Asia, Next Top Model– also produced in Brazil – Yo Soy Betty, La Fea and Dancing With The Stars. She is also responsible for strategic programming and brand direction for Sony Pictures Television.
Michelle Satter works with new talents in storytelling labs and is one of the responsibles for the Sundance Institute’s New Frontier program, focused on audiovisual professionals that develop narratives for digital media, virtual reality and augmented reality.