Award-winning actor and executive producer Kiefer Sutherland (photo), the son of Shirley Douglas and Donald Sutherland, will deliver the Media Mastermind Keynote on October 17th at MIPCOM.
Sutherland is the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor who starred in the groundbreaking Fox drama series “24” as special agent, Jack Bauer. He also appeared in movies such as “A few Good Men”, “The Vanishing” and “Phone Booth”.
He will next be seen starring in “Designated Survivor” from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios, distributed internationally by eOne. This conspiracy thriller and family drama is about an ordinary man in an extraordinary situation.
The series follows a lower level United States Cabinet member, Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), who is suddenly appointed President after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession.
Other speakers at MIPCOM 2016
Kiefer Sutherland joins an impressive line-up of Media Mastermind Keynote speakers including Sean Cohan, President, International and Digital Media, A+E Networks; Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content, YouTube; Marion Edwards, President, 20th Century Fox Television Distribution; Adi Hasak creator and executive producer; Kazuo Hirai, President and CEO of Sony Corporation; David Linde, Chief Executive Officer, Participant Media; Ben Sherwood, Co-Chair, Disney Media Networks, President, Disney-ABC Television Group; and Sophie Watts, President, STX Entertainment.