How AVOD & SVOD are rewriting the rights’ rulebook once again (Column)

Pernel Media president Samuel Kissous reflects on another busy MIPCOM, where the shifting demands of the fast-growing AVOD sector and their SVOD counterparts are again impacting how producers, distributors and broadcasters do business. Anticipation for this year’s MIPCOM was relatively high following the more subdued MIPTV in April – with The Majestic’s bar and restaurant […]

‘Billions’ star Damian Lewis talks ‘Spy Wars’, unscripted and his new prodco

A docudrama exploring the lives of (in)famous spies might not have been the most obvious next project for the star of Homeland and Billions, but the switch of genre for Damian Lewis clearly provided a new challenge for the much-vaunted English actor and producer. Damian Lewis: Spy Wars marked the actor’s first foray into factual […]

MIPCOM 2019: TBI’s Kids Hot Picks

From a team of superhero seals to a wolf’s dreams of becoming a fairytale hero, TBI presents a selection of the best children’s content hitting the Croisette. Seal Force 5 Hoho Rights       #DeliciousMax MK Media Group       Odo Sixteen South Rights       Kids Safari West One International   […]

One to One: A year of Facebook Watch

TBI’s ‘One to One’, in which industry heavyweights put each other in the hot seat, returns with the powerhouse coupling of Facebook’s Dan Biddle and Barcroft Studios’ Sam Barcroft, who lift the lid on the challenges and opportunities of producing for Facebook Watch. By Manori Ravindran Biddle and Barcroft are no strangers to innovation. They’ve […]

MIPCOM 2019 Kids Hot Pick: Seal Force 5

Speaking of his search to find the right animal for Caldera Creations’ first vehicle, aimed at 6 to 10-year-olds, creator Paul Caldera reveals why seals were the answer. He says: “We were looking for an animal that is both adorable and funny yet also fit for action, but isn’t already a pop culture icon – […]

MIPCOM 2019 Kids Hot Pick: Superhero Kindergarten

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Stan Lee often talked about potential collaborations over the years, according to the actor and former governor. During one conversation, The Terminator and Twins star mentioned he’d love to do a sequel to his 1990 movie Kindergarten Cop, which features a tough cop who goes undercover in a nursery to locate a […]

MIPCOM 2019: TBI’s Scripted Hot Picks

TBI Magazine looks over the pick of scripted shows heading to MIPCOM. The Terror: Infamy AMC Studios       22 July DRG       Black Bitch Keshet International/Endeavor Content       Devils NBCUniversal Global Distribution       The Trial Of Christine Keeler Keshet International/Endeavor Content       Masantonio ITV Studios […]

MIPCOM 2019: TBI’s Factual Hot Picks

From Love Don’t Judge to The Real Prime Suspect, TBI Magazine runs through the pick of factual shows heading to the Croisette. Unmasking Jihadi John: Anatomy Of A Terrorist Entertainment One       The Real Prime Suspect Orange Smarty       War On Plastic Hat Trick International       Let’s Talk About […]

MIPCOM 2019: TBI’s Formats Hot Picks

TBI Magazine has picked the most buzz-worthy unscripted formats heading to Cannes. From Marrying Millions to Queens of Love, these are the market’s hottest non-scripted offerings. Don’t Banijay Rights       Parent’s Evening Lineup Industries       Comedians Giving Lectures ITV Studios Global Entertainment       Meat The Family Red Arrow Studios […]

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