The gebrueder beetz filmproduktion attaches great importance to crossmedia and so does the Medieninnovationszentrum Babelsberg. They have called for MIZ format Festival and producer Christian Beetz is part of the jury. Since February young talents in journalism, crossmedia, screenwriting, development and production media were invited to submit innovative cross- and transmedia projects. More than 80 projects were submitted. At the Kick-off Day on 3 April 2014, the ten best projects outlines pitch in front of the jury. After a conception phase from April to June, the finals public event will be held in July. In addition to two scholarships the participants can win prize of 10,000 euros. The jury is a collective of creative minds from radio or television – broadcasting representatives, format developer and producers such as Christian Beetz:
Steve Blame – TV host and freelance format developer
Peter Dreckmann – head of department “Entertainment”, MDR FERNSEHEN
Mona Rübsamen – acting partner and program director, FluxFM
Slaven Pipić – project manager, ZDFneo TVLab
Kay Meseberg – project manager ARTE Future
Kasten Dusse – format developer, BRAINPOOL TV
Christoph Fey – managing director, ENTERTAINMENT MASTER CLASS
Dr. Ralf Müller-Schmid – head of DRadio Wissen
Petra Schmitz – program coordinator and development, rbb Fernsehen