Whereas January’s NATPE convention and market is among the few occasions to have been spared by the coronavirus pandemic, organizers have rescheduled their summer season editions as the worldwide coronavirus pandemic wears on.
NATPE Budapest Worldwide, which was set to happen June 30-July three within the Hungarian capital, will now run from Aug. 25-27. The occasion will stay on the InterContinental Resort, which final yr drew 470 patrons and attendees from greater than 70 international locations.
In the meantime, the second version of NATPE Streaming Plus, initially set for Los Angeles on July 28, has been moved to September 15. Final yr’s inaugural occasion drew streamers together with Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Pluto TV and CBS All Entry. The confab will once more happen on the W Hollywood.
Trying forward, NATPE Miami will run as deliberate from Jan. 19-21, 2021, on the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami, Florida.
Commenting on the brand new dates for the Budapest and Los Angeles occasions, NATPE president and CEO JP Bommel mentioned: “Our first ideas and prayers go to the NATPE neighborhood of these affected by this devastating disaster. From a enterprise perspective, NATPE acknowledges that the trade faces unprecedented market challenges; we wish to be a part of the answer and produce to bear experiences that can assist our constituency proceed to do enterprise to their fullest potential.”
NATPE Miami, which ran from January 21-23, together with the Realscreen Summit, Sundance Movie Pageant, U.Ok. Screenings and the Berlinale are among the many few markets and festivals that managed to eke by way of this calendar yr earlier than the COVID-19 outbreak turned a world disaster.