DISCOP Istanbul

Discop Istanbul will be back for 2018

Discop has confirmed its Istanbul event has been cancelled after a spate of terrorist attacks in the city and wider country, but organisers have told TBI it plans to bring the market back to the Turkish city next year. Market organiser Basic Lead has axed the event amid growing political and geopolitical tension in Turkey. […]

Discop Istanbul 2017 cancelled

Discop Istanbul will not take place next year amid security fears. The market has taken place in Turkey every year since 2008, but geopolitical tensions in the country and surrounding region mean it will not go ahead next year. Attendance for the 2016 edition in March was down, with various executives staying away after Turkey […]

Discop on despite Istanbul bombing

The organisers of Discop Istanbul say the event will go ahead in early March despite recent terrorist activity in the Turkish capital. They released a statement saying more than 500 buyers had registered for the sixth edition of the trade market, and that they had made “host of measures designed to facilitate attendance following recent […]

Global Agency says It’s Showtime

Turkey’ Global Agency s launching its latest format, It’s Showtime, at the Discop Istanbul market next week. The distributor plans to launch it at an event at Istanbul’s International Convention & Exhibition Center at 11am on Tuesday (February 24). The daily access primetime series searches for an ultimate lead singer by assessing their voice, stage […]

DISCOP Istanbul launches hotel offer

Programming and acquisitions executives are being offered a three-night complementary hotel package at March 2014’s DISCOP Istanbul. Qualified content buyers representing TV channels, pay TV operators and online and mobile distribution platforms will be offered the package if they register for the event by Friday, 8 November. “This initiative reinforces our two-decade old tradition to […]

DISCOP launches African-Eurasian initiative

TV markets organisation DISCOP is launching a new initiative designed to bring African, Asia and European producers closer together. Producers attending the DISCOP Africa and DISCOP Istanbul events will be invited to take part in pitching, matchmaking and training events aimed at fostering relations between international producers. Guest speakers will include Wananchi Group CEO Richard […]