Format Competition Judges

Ludovic Attal

Ludovic Attal

Ludovic Attal started his career in New York in 2001 where he worked at the International Emmy Awards. In 2004, back in France, he joined Glem (Group TF1), on the production and development of numerous non-scripted series for the network. In 2006, he ran the Development Department of Fox Television Studios France, and then, the […]

Fabrizio Battocchio

Fabrizio Battocchio

“Fabrizio Battocchio entered Mediaset in 1993. After being a Marketing analyst and in charge of new productions at Canale5, the main channel of the group, in 1999 he was appointed Head of the Format Department. Since 2013 he has also been in charge of Factual Entertainment and Documentaries. Moreover, he is a lecturer at Università […]

Gary Carter

Gary Carter

Gary Carter trained as an actor in his native South Africa, before moving to Britain in the 1980s, where he became an agent. He represented writers, producers, directors and choreographers before becoming active in the emerging format industry.   In 1996 he joined Planet 24, where he lead the second phase of the development of […]

Mira Geshel

Mira Geshel

Manager, Content: Film, TV & Music, The Israel Export Institute, Israel

Bernhard Sonnleitner

Bernhard Sonnleitner

Bernhard studied Political Science at Passau University and at Muskingum University (Ohio, USA) before joining ProSiebenSat.1 in 1998 as a footage researcher. From 2004 onwards he started to scout the international TV landscape in order to identify formats and trends suitable for a German audience. In May 2016 he was appointed Director of the Format […]