Discop


BBCWW takes Pests and Rich Kids into Africa

Passion Distribution has shopped a raft of content to BBC Worldwide in the wake of the recent Discop Africa market. Worldwide acquired a package that includes Rich Kids of Social Media and UKTV’s pest control series Deadliest Pests Down Under (pictured) for its channels in the region. The deal also included Firecracker Films’ one-off Channel 4 […]

Discop launches Dubai event

Discop owner Basic Lead is launching a content market in Dubai. Discop Dubai will take place from 29-31 January, 2017, at the Madinat Jumeirah resort. The confab, supported by the Arab State Broadcasting Union among others, will target countries from the Middle East, North Africa, Gulf and Asian subcontinent. It will combine a traditional market, […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #7 the industry asks ‘how will MIP evolve?’

One question TV folk in Cannes were asking was how will MIP evolve? Should it move location, should it be compressed into a shorter timeframe, should it in fact be a series of regional, or genre-specific events? The Latin American-focused MIPCancun satellite event has been a success, attracting buyers from the region that can’t necessarily […]

Turkey: imports and exports

Following this week’s Discop Istanbul event, TBI speaks to Turkey’s main distribution companies about how changes in the domestic market are impacting their business, how they are dealing with the challenge of selling into the Middle East and how Turkish drama is becoming hot property in Latin America. A country of 20 million TV homes, […]