Axel Fiacco, founder and CEO of BIC Formats, has 20 years experience in tv editorial development and multiplatform content, both as content creator for production companies and as commissioning editor for broadcasters.

He worked for many years in RTI-Mediaset where he was responsible for the creation, adaptation, selection and production of original multiplatform entertainment formats. Later he worked as senior format creator for Endemol Shine Italy. He was also Channel Manager for MTV Italy, responsible for all channel’s contents, overseeing all aspects of production and acquisition as well as developing and implementing an editorial strategy.

As lecturer, he teaches “Television Format Analysis” and “Creation and Development of Transmedial Formats” at Università Cattolica of Milan. At USI – Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano he runs workshops “Projecting and Writing Formats” and “Transmedial and multi-devices formats” (in English).He is often invited to readerships and seminars about the analysis, creation and format writing in many other Universities and institutions.