MIPCOM


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 […]

TCB Media Rights boosts legal and rights team, unveils 40-show slate for MIPCOM

TCB Media Rights is heading to next month’s MIPCOM market with a 40-title slate that includes three self-commissioned shows. The Kew Media Group-backed distributor’s top launches in Cannes include TCB Originals such as Curve Media’s How Did They Build That? (8 x 60 minutes); Conscious Life’s How I Created A Cult (3 x 60 minutes); and Like […]

DCD Rights launches four MIPCOM titles under Producer Support Initiative

DCD Rights has helped to finance a slate of four factual projects heading to MIPCOM through its Producer Support Initiative. The UK-headquartered distributor has secured production funding for 45 hours of new series through the initiative, which offers prodcos commercial and market-sensitive editorial guidance to finance projects. The latest batch of projects adds to the […]

MIPCOM unveils 2019 Personality Of The Year

Robert Greenblatt, chairman of WarnerMedia Entertainment and direct-to-consumer, has been named MIPCOM’s 2019 Personality of the Year. The veteran entertainment executive and producer will be honoured at a gala dinner at MIPCOM in Cannes next month, with the WarnerMedia Entertainment chief also taking part in a keynote interview. “Robert Greenblatt is one of the most […]

TBI opens submissions for MIPCOM Hot Picks

It’s that time of year again. TBI is now accepting submissions for our upcoming MIPCOM Hot Picks coverage, which will sit within our October/November issue. Our editorial team will review all materials submitted and select the best new shows across scripted, formats, factual and kids content. We encourage you to send the top content across your slates, and be prepared to […]

Diversify TV Excellence Awards return to MIPCOM

The Diversify TV Excellence Awards are returning to this year’s MIPCOM for a third outing. MIP organiser Reed Midem is overseeing the exclusive event alongside creators Diversify TV. The awards will take place in Cannes on 14 October, hosting some 200 TV execs. The winning shows will feature fair and accurate representation of BAME, LGBTQ+ […]

Exclusive: MIPTV inches closer to Palais centralisation

Exhibitors at MIPTV could be relegated to just three floors inside the Palais in 2020 as organiser Reed Midem moves closer to finalising “drastic” plans for the future of the market. TBI has learnt that a large contingent from Reed Midem was called to London earlier this week for a major meeting at ITV Studios […]

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