MIPTV


Reed Midem explores separate bookings for MIPTV, MIPCOM

MIP organiser Reed Midem is making good on promises to “reimagine” its spring and autumn markets, and is to allow exhibitors to book separately for MIPCOM and MIPTV. While the organiser has told TBI it will unveil full plans in July, it is understood that Reed Midem has begun reaching out to select attendees – […]

MIP founder Bernard Chevry dies at 96

MIPTV and MIPCOM founder Bernard Chevry has died at the age of 96. The exec, who passed away on 17 May, first created MIPTV in 1963 as the world’s first international market for television rights trading. In 1965, he launched MIDEM, the international market for music, and founded his company, the Midem Organisation. He later […]

TBI Weekly: Formats thrive in purple patch post-MIPTV

The formats market has struck a purple patch a month on from MIPTV, with the past fortnight seeing a string of deals for scripted and non-scripted shows. The deals, listed in full below, have seen fact ent titles such as The Great Bake Off travel to Thailand, Family Food Fight being remade in Mexico, Catch […]

Don’t throw away your shot at quiet markets

Briege Whitehead, head of Australia’s White Spark Pictures, reflects on MIPTV and shares her tips on how emerging producers can make the most out of quiet markets.  MIPTV has come and gone, and while its future in the expanding calendar of industry events is reviewed, the chatter continues around how quiet Cannes was. Though some […]

MIPTV: The Big Deals

TBI looks at the top deals struck out of Cannes at last week’s MIPTV market. EUROPE ITV is believed to have aggressively outbid Channel 4 for the MBC Korea-distributed singing format The Masked Singer (above), as revealed by TBI. The format finds celebrities singing in full-body costumes and masks, with top contenders reaching series’ end while […]

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 […]

Banijay bosses discuss drive for scale, Endemol sale

Banijay Group’s top brass have spoken out about the business’s drive to achieve scale as speculation heats up around its ongoing acquisition talks with Endemol Shine Group, which has been on sale for more than a year. Speaking at MIPTV in Cannes on Monday (8 April), Banijay chairman Stéphane Courbit and CEO Marco Bassetti discussed a […]

MIPFormats 2019: TBI’s Format Hot Picks

TBI Magazine has picked the most buzz-worthy unscripted formats heading to Cannes. From Race Across The World to Mums Make Porn, these are the market’s hottest non-scripted offerings. The Secret Song Vivendi Entertainment/TF1 (France)       No Sleep No FOMO The Story Lab/Viu (Asia)       Mums Make Porn Passion Distribution/Channel 4 (UK) […]

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