Media Production Show 2018 programme

MPS 2018

The Media Production Show (MPS) has revealed initial details of this year’s expanded event at Olympia London, with a significantly extended exhibition area and conference programme.

MPS showcases talent and technology across the creative industries and returns for its third year on 12 and 13 June with three new theatres dedicated to live production, audio and ‘digital disrupters’. It is also hosting a Production Services Village.

The Live Production Theatre, which is sponsored by Blackmagic Design, enables visitors to get their hands on and experiment with the latest live production technology. 

MPS 2018’s Audio Zone, in partnership with Resolution magazine, is a dedicated theatre covering ADR, location sound and audio post-production. It will host technical seminars and audio case studies from recent film and TV projects, alongside demo pods housing the latest audio technology.

The third of MPS 2018’s new exhibition spaces, the Digital Disrupters Theatre, centres on technology including VoD, VR and AR– with a series of panel discussions featuring digital content creators.

Finally, the Production Services Village introduces a collection of companies to the show with its focus on international production. Those confirmed in this zone include The Backstage Centre, OneFineStay, Syncbox, Lidar Lounge, Behind The Scenes and Lithuania’s Grandma Production Services.

Across the floor at MPS 2018, exhibitors include Fujinon, Sigma Imaging,, Hague Camera Supports, Hawk Woods, Sohonet, Editshare, Ikegami, Celebro Studios, Aerial Craft, Lidar Lounge and Camera Corps.

Returning exhibitors include Panasonic, Global Distribution, Digibox, Cooke Optics, Altered Images, Blackmagic Design, Canon UK, JVC Kenwood, Holdan, Fujifilm, Really Bright Media, The Crewing Company, SiSo, Three Four Media, Jigsaw24, WEX Photo Video, LaCie and Garland Partners.

Details of the full conference programme will be announced soon, but confirmed speakers so far include All3Media group head of technology Taig McNab, NBC Universal head of immersive Michael Salmon, MPC head of technology Karsten Hacker and Rewind founder Solomon Rogers.

MPS 2018’s event director Charlotte Wheeler said: “As MPS continues to grow in size and reputation, we are constantly looking for new and relevant ways to present technology, talent and trends to our creative audience. MPS 2018 already looks like an unmissable event.” 

Registration is open now at

The event takes place on 12 and 13 June in Olympia.