ABOUT INPUTThe INPUT conference is the largest internationalmeeting of public television stations. It is one ofthose conferences that not only brings the directions of television program developmentcloser, but also contributes to improving the standards to which TV programs are realized.INPUT gives birth to a new understanding of television as an institution operating in thepublic interest.INPUT takes place in a different country every year. In the past the conference has been heldin Barcelona - 2004, San Francisco - 2005, and Taiwan - 2006. Switzerland hosted INPUT in2007 and the Republic of South Africa in 2008.INPUT is a voluntary organization run by people who work closely with public televisionstations. Organized for 30 years, the conferences have a significant impact on world-wide TVproduction development, initiate co-production projects, and help creators and producers inestablishing international contacts. The name INPUT is an acronym that stands forINternational PUblic Television.
INPUT 2009For the first time in history in May 2009, INPUT will be held in a post-communist country. Itwill be a historical moment - the 20th anniversary of the overthrow of totalitariancommunism in Central and Eastern Europe. In connection with that fact, besides creativeartists from around the world, we would like to invite the largest possible group of publictelevision representatives as well as creative artists and independent producers from otherpost-communist countries to take part in the Warsaw Conference and to become involved ininternational television cooperation.During the Warsaw conference, as every year, several dozen of the best, most interesting andmost attractive programs and films produced by public television stations from around theworld will be presented and discussed. About a thousand creative artists, journalists, andproducers affiliated with 60 public television from every continent customarily take part inscreenings and discussions. Each year conference guests also include representatives ofcultural institutions and audiovisual organizations.We hope that INPUT 2009 will contribute in improving collaboration among public televisionstations from this part of the world and strengthening their position on the international TVmarket.INPUT 2009 is organized by Polish Television and the City of Warsaw. The project isdirected by the world-famous Polish documentary filmmaker, Andrzej Fidyk.
ACCREDITATIONTo whom INPUT is addressed:
The cost of participating in the INPUT 2009 conference is €46.For all those who register their participation in the conference and pay prior to January 31,2009, the accreditation fee is €36.The accreditation fee for students is €26. To claim the reduced fee accreditation, studentsmust present a valid student ID.
REGISTRATIONRegistration forms for the International Public Television Conference, INPUT, are availableat http://www.input-2009.org/en/input_2009_participants_accreditation.htmlMore information at www.input-2009.org