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Topic: The Future of TV Branding


Four years on from a provocative call to the industry to change up their channel branding and marketing to reflect a modern media world, Charlie Mawer returns with a new rallying cry for TV branding – and TV brands – in an online TV universe.

The session will cover broadcast brands and what they need to do to keep relevant in a streaming-first future, as well as look to the OTT heavy-hitters to see what they are failing to learn despite 50 years of lessons in entertainment navigation. If you’re interested in finding out about best practice branding for 2020 and beyond, this session is for you.

Hosted by: Bron Schultz


Charlie Mawer
Executive Creative Director
Red Bee
Charlie has overall creative responsibility at Red Bee. He has over 20 years of experience leading complex network rebrands and creative campaigns for clients all across the world, including NBCUniversal, Dreamworks, France Télévisions, RTE, Hallmark, Netflix, and Discovery Networks.

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Time: Thursday, 20th August, 2020, 10:00AM (SAST)



Topic: Creating Engaging Content, Through Multiple Mediums

Description: In this talk, Romaine will share his processes as a multi-faceted creative, and how he utilises film, visual effects, photography and motion design, to create engaging content and tell stories for audiences world wide.


Romaine Reid
Motion Graphics Design, Creative Direction, Videography

Romaine is a multi-disciplined creative, with over 10 years of experience, specialising in video, motion graphics and design. Working in Advertising, Tech & Film, Romaine has honed his craft and creative language across a myriad of applications and briefs.

From Visual Effects, UI Design, Photography, Film and Creative Direction, Romaine has been able to adapt his approach and creative language accordingly to deliver unique and cutting-edge content.

Time: Thursday, 3rd September 2020, 10:00AM (SAST)



Topic: How to get the best performance from your Voice Over Artist with Brent Allen Hagel


Award winning V/O guru Brent A. Hagel  will be covering  direction styles, trigger words, and working the microphone per genre of promo.

Brent will be joined by two leading V/O Artists from your region for some live direction – Watch this space for updates.


Brent Allen Hagel
Trailer Voice Artists (TVA)

Brent Allen Hagel is a voice talent director & coach and is the founder and owner of Trailer Voice Artists (TVA). TVA is a marketing, casting, and talent development company for top-tier voice actors in the United States. The TVA team works with most major networks, advertising agencies to provide on-air voice talent to producers and editors. Brent is also a working promo and trailer voice actor himself. His credits span iconic companies such as; Netflix Comedy, AT&T, NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, NCAA, NHL Network, ICC Soccer League, HBO Boxing, and more.

Time: Thursday, 17th September 2020, 4:00PM (SAST)



Topic: Taking the leap from VFX to Directing and Producing Feature Films and TV


In this Keynote I take you all into a visual, raw, deep dive journey on how I took the leap from a VFX career to film / TV directing and producing, and how just when I thought I had made it, Covid-19 hit and how I had to think outside the box to get where I am today with directing and producing animated series and feature film.

Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull
Producer/ Director

Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull came from a VFX background before being known as a Director for his breakout sci-fi indie feature film – THE BEYOND, which was released by Gravitas Ventures, and premiered at #2 on the iTunes charts before trending on Netflix and fully recouping its budget quickly and becoming a profitable feature film.  His second feature film 2036: ORIGIN UNKNOWN, which starred Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica, Another Life) earned a limited theatrical release in the US before landing on Netflix.

He was later hired to direct the pilot for Disney’s action comedy mini series – FAST LAYNE, and was also credited as creative consultant on the entire series and directed three additional episodes when he wowed Disney channel executives with his vision for the 8 part series.   This lead to DisneyChannel Original Movies hiring him to direct the bridge special short film for the Descendants franchise which was rated as the highest viewed short form content on the channel.  Both projects are now on Disney+ .

He is currently in various stages of production on  genre TV, Feature and animation projects.

HaZ is repped in Hollywood by  The Gotham Group,  and is the co-founder of production company

Time: Thursday, 1st October 2020, 10:00AM (SAST)