10 MIPTV takeaways: #9 making news, not in the news

There was plenty of news last week in Cannes, which was a change from the years when the market became the news. MIP veterans still recall their tales of getting home in 2010 when the ash cloud grounded planes. They are also accustomed to negotiating plane and train industrial action that can make getting in […]

Israel’s Gil has most-watched MIP format For Real

Gil Productions’ Are You For Real? was the most-screened show at the MIPFormats event in Cannes this past weekend. The gameshow was the most-watched by buyers over the course of the fomats event. By programming category, gameshows were the second most popular genre behind entertainment projects. Reality shows were third most popular ahead of scripted […]

MIPTV 2014: Lucy Smith takes the reins at MIP-branded events

MIPTV and MIPCOM organiser Reed MIDEM has elevated Lucy Smith to director of the MIPDoc, MIPFormats and MIPJunior events. Smith has been upped from director of conferences. In that role she has built up the MIPTV and MIPCOM conference line-ups and attracted A-list industry figures and on-screen talent for keynotes and related sessions. MIPJunior has […]