Gepke Nederlof

Ex-Talpa exec launches Medialaan sales arm

Former head of sales at Talpa Global Gepke Nedelof and Flemish broadcaster Medialaan are launching distribution business Be Entertainment. The company will act as Medialaan’s sales arm, selling format rights to in-house productions and acquired third party content from Belgium and further afield. Nederlof, who worked at Talpa’s distribution arm between 2010 and May this […]

First deal for feelgood Talpa format

Belgian free-to-air broadcaster VTM has become the first international buyer of The Wishing Tree, the new feel-good format from Netherlands-based Talpa. ITV-owned Talpa launched the format at MIPCOM and free-to-air broadcaster VTM is the first confirmed buyer. In the show, children hang wishes in a ‘wishing tree’, the twist being the wish is not for […]