MIPCOM


MIPCOM in Cannes cancelled as Reed Midem moves event 100% online

MIPCOM organisers Reed Midem have cancelled this year’s physical version of the Cannes market. The 36th edition will now take place entirely digitally as MIPCOM ONLINE+, the platform launched in April after MIPTV was cancelled. Reed Midem said the physical gathering, previously scheduled to take place as MIPCOM Rendezvous Cannes, was being pulled because of […]

eOne joins A+E in dropping physical presence from MIPCOM

Canada-based multinational Entertainment One (eOne) has become the latest company to pull out of attending the physical MIPCOM 2020 event due to concerns about Covid-19. Hasbro-owned eOne is, however, understood to instead be making alternative plans for an online presence, details of which have not yet been revealed. The news, first reported by C21, follows […]

Exclusive: BBC Studios to have no physical presence at MIPCOM

BBC Studios (BBCS) will have no physical presence at MIPCOM in October, TBI has learned. The decision comes three weeks after MIPCOM organisers Reed Midem outlined their plans for what is normally the biggest TV event on the circuit, but which is facing major disruption as a result of Covid-19 restrictions. It is understood BBCS […]

MIPCOM preps for Cannes return as Reed Midem unveils Covid-19 strategy

MIPCOM organiser Reed Midem has revealed how the 2020 edition of its sprawling content market will look in October and provided details of a raft of Covid-19 prevention measures being introduced. Reed Midem’s TV director Laurine Garaude admitted to industry podcast Tellycast that delegates would find a “different” MIPCOM in Cannes this year, with organisers […]

TBI Weekly: The decade ahead

TBI has spoken to an array of leading execs from around the world to get their take on how the TV business is changing and what their businesses are doing about it. From streaming and short-form to distribution and development, we delve into the major trends affecting the content business right now and explore how […]

Reed Midem strikes deal to keep MIPTV in Cannes

MIPTV is set to remain in Cannes until 2024 after the event’s organiser Reed Midem extended its deal with the French town. The agreement will see Reed Midem operating six of its conferences – including MIPTV and MIPCOM – in Cannes for a further five years, along with its MIDEM, MIPIM, MAPIC and Esports Bar […]

How AVOD & SVOD are rewriting the rights rulebook once again (Column)

Pernel Media president Samuel Kissous reflects on another busy MIPCOM, where the shifting demands of the fast-growing AVOD sector and their SVOD counterparts are again impacting how producers, distributors and broadcasters do business. Anticipation for this year’s MIPCOM was relatively high following the more subdued MIPTV in April – with The Majestic’s bar and restaurant […]

Crazy cash and snackable shorts: The future of entertainment on SVODs

As the likes of Netflix, Amazon and Quibi begin to get their unscripted affairs in order with heavy-hitting greenlights for global-facing shows such as The Circle, Back Of The Net and Elba vs Block, their strategy remains frustratingly opaque. TBI gathered some of the best creative minds in entertainment and formats to shed light on […]

TBI Well-being: How to survive MIPCOM

In this month’s Well-being column, former BBC Studios exec and corporate wellness coach Tracy Forsyth tackles how to get through next week’s MIPCOM market in Cannes without losing the plot – and yourself.  Ah, the annual global TV market MIPCOM. For those who don’t work in TV, the picture it can summon is one of […]

Why this year’s MIPCOM could be an industry game-changer (Column)

Drive co-MD Lilla Hurst breaks down the top trends du jour – from the end of binge-watching, to SVOD and AVOD proliferation, and genre channel launches – as the industry prepares to descend on Cannes for this year’s MIPCOM market.  Is it me or does it feel as though this MIPCOM could be a game […]

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