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TBI Weekly: Reed Midem unveils “streamlined” MIPTV as exhibitors weigh options

Footfall was high but spirits were low at a busy MIPCOM that came at an uncertain juncture for some businesses and where talk turned largely to April’s reimagined MIPTV.  Renovation work along the beach and a boarded-up Croisette robbed most delegates of any seaside respite, with the market feeling somewhat claustrophobic despite robust activity – […]

TBI Weekly: MIPTV at critical juncture to safeguard its future

MIPTV reached a major turning point this week, with the future of the spring market in its current iteration poised for a significant overhaul amid a growing chorus of incensed distributors.   For a number of years now, the four-day market has been shedding international buyers due to unsavory timing ahead of LA Screenings in […]

Exclusive: MIP organiser explores moving all stands inside Palais for MIPTV

MIPTV organiser Reed Midem is understood be approaching distributors with stands situated outside the Grand Palais with proposals to move inside the building for forthcoming editions of the spring market. TBI understands that Reed Midem has been holding exploratory talks with a number of distribution outfits across MIPTV, which kicked off on Monday (8 April) and is […]

Big number of SVOD nets set for MIPCOM

MIPCOM organiser Reed MIDEM expects close to 500 VOD services to attend this year’s market, with the likes of Claro Video and Showmax represented for the first time. Laurine Garaude, head of Reed MIDEM’s TV division, told TBI there would be around 4,800 buyers attending MIPCOM in total. There has been a significant uptick in […]

MIPTV preps LA Screenings preview

The organisers of MIPTV have teamed with two of the Hollywood studios for a preview of the LA Screenings that take place in May. The MIPDrama Pre-LA Screenings Showcase will take place on the Tuesday of the market in the Grand Auditorium of the Palais. Disney and Lionsgate are on board the initiative, and TV […]

MIPTV gets into new zones

The organisers of MIPTV will have a new Latin American showcase as well as kids, virtual reality and Africa-themed areas at the market. Reed Midem said this week it is working with the City of Cannes on a new TV drama festival that will run in parallel with MIPTV from next year, and the organisation’s […]

UK, Germany, Russia dominate revamped MIPDrama

The UK has three of the twelve entries in this year’s MIPDrama Screenings with Germany and Russia both taking two apiece. In its second year. MIPTV organiser Reed Midem has organised the MIPDrama Screenings into two categories: finished projects and works in progress, to ensure buyers know whether they will see full episodes or excerpts. […]

Amazon Studios, MTG bosses to keynote MIPTV

Amazon Studios content chief Roy Price and MTG president and CEO Jørgen Madsen Lindemann are to deliver Media Mastermind keynotes at MIPTV next month. Both will address creating compelling content for audiences in a changing digital landscape. Along with Netflix, Amazon has led the disruption that subscription VOD has incurred on traditional broadcasting, while MTG […]

Reed Midem reacts to UK indie news

Reed Midem said today it will hold talks with UK indies and the UK Department for International Trade over how to best support independent UK companies at its markets in the wake of Pact’s decision to pull its Indies Pavilion. Indie trade group Pact confirmed this week it would no longer fund the Pavilion after […]

MIPCOM 2016 in numbers

The organisers of MIPCOM have reported 14,000 attendees for this year’s event. Of that total, 4,900 were buyers, and 1,500 of the acquisition execs were working for digital and SVOD services. Reed Midem said the kids-focused MIPJunior event, which ran on the weekend before MIPCOM, had a record 1,600 attendees, compared with the 1,400 reported last […]

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