MIPCOM


Scripted reality consultation underway in France

French media regulator the CSA has said it will hold meetings with content creation professionals next month to determine the status of scripted reality TV shows. The CSA is aiming to clarify in particular the extent to which scripted reality shows should count towards channels’ commitment to provide a certain quota of fiction programming created […]

Konami’s 4K Media sells Yu-Gi-Oh! to France, Italy

Video game company Konami’s TV distribution and brand management unit 4KMedia has sold the latest installment of anime series Yu-Gi-Oh! into France and Italy, following  MIPCOM and MIPJunior. 4K manages the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime brand outside Asia and former 4Kids executive Brian Lacey is part of the company. In France 4K has shopped the latest 49-episode […]

The X-Files creator Chris Carter to debut new mystery series The After at MIPCOM

Chris Carter, the creator of The X-Files, has a new sci-fi suspense series The After that will be launched at MIPCOM. The show will be made with Georgeville TV, the production company set up by Marc Rosen (Harry Potter, Threshold). “This is going to be a fantastic ride – one that only he could conceive […]

MIPCOM looks to the Middle East

There will be a particular focus on the Middle East and Turkey at MIPCOM next month. Organisers have arranged several conference events looking at the media industry in the region in the wake of the Arab Spring. Laurine Garaude, director of the Television Division at MIPCOM organiser Reed MIDEM said: “The Arab market is diverse, […]

Harvey Weinstein and Televisa’s Emilio Azcárraga Jean heading to MIPCOM

Harvey Weinstein and Emilio Azcárraga Jean are heading to Cannes for MIPCOM. Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company, will give a keynote address and Azcárraga Jean, the boss of Televisa, will be the Personality of the Year at this year’s market.   Weinstein will speak on Monday the 8th October, the first day of the […]

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