TBI Readership Survey 2018

Having marked our 30th birthday this year, TBI is keen to take stock of our coverage and hear from you about what we do best, and where we can do better. With a new team in place, we are keen to evolve and grow. In order to do that, we need you to fill out […]

TBI Distributors Survey 2018: part one

Distributors large and small have again revealed their views on the major issues that are impacting the international TV sales industry today. Kaltrina Bylykbashi reports. The rise of SVOD is the single element that has had the biggest impact on the distribution business in the past year, according to survey results. While platforms such as […]

Take part in the TBI Drama Survey 2018

We would like to invite you to share your expert views on the state of the international drama market. The results will be displayed in our MIPTV March/April magazine, distributed at MIPTV 2018, and appear online at Your responses may feature in the report, both in print and online. After completing the survey you […]

TBI Distributors Survey 2017 – the overview

James Duffen from digital distribution platform TRX assesses what lessons can be taken from our latest Distributors Survey. The themes highlighted in the TBI Distribution Survey can be summarised in two words: cautious optimism. This sentiment has been echoed in our experience with distributors. Over the last year, we’ve been beta-testing TRX, the online deal-making […]

TBI Distributors Survey 2017 – Part 4

In the final part of our Distributors Survey, we discover what sort of buyer is the most important on the international market, and ask respondents to look ahead to 2018 through some crystal ball-gazing. Tomorrow, James Duffen from survey sponsor TRX casts an eye over our findings and assesses the challenges ahead.   KEY CLIENTELE […]

TBI Distributors Survey 2017 – Part 3

The third part of our industry-wide survey considers the shape of the market, and how continued consolidation has affected the business. We also reveal which markets remain vital to distribution strategies and uncover how companies are holding their own screenings events and get-togethers to entice the buyers.   CONSOLIDATORS The period we have surveyed (February […]

TBI Distributors Survey 2017 – Part 2

The second part of our five-day feature revealing all about the international distribution industry in the words of those that work within it is here. Our survey details how SVOD services are changing the game, why data is becoming a key tool in the sales person’s arsenal, and why rights holdbacks are providing the backdrop […]

TBI Distributors Survey 2017 – Part 1

In the first part of TBI’s annual Distributors Survey, which brings together the independent thoughts and experiences of well over 70 distribution companies worldwide, we look at how financing is impacting business models, and find that drama is the genre pushing the industry on to greater heights. The survey covers the 18 months between February […]

TBI Distributor Survey 2017

Are You Part of a Leading International Distribution Company? We Want to Hear From You! We would like to invite all programme distribution companies and rights holders to share your expert views on the international distribution market of 2017 – how you are navigating the many routes to success and where you believe the programme […]

Awards winners: Golden Globes vs. Emmys

US TV award ceremonies generate column inches and marketing collateral for channels, producers and stars, but which one delivers the greatest impact in terms of viewing. In this exclusive article for TBI, Parrot Analytics data scientist Kayla Hegedus finds that winning a lower-profile Golden Globe actually has a bigger impact than bagging an Emmy. Television is often […]