NATPE: organisation reaches out to the Next Gen

US trade body NATPE said yesterday it will launch a new initiative to help younger TV execs as they progress through the industry. NATPE boss J.P. (pictured) Bommel announced the new programme on the first day of the NATPE Miami event. “We’re launching NATPE Next Gen, which will be a membership programme that will empower […]

NATPE adding music industry track to Miami

NATPE will have a new dedicated music industry track at its Miami event in January. The industry group said NATPE Music will have a-list artists, publishers and executives and examine the areas where the TV and music businesses meet. The new track will run for the duration of the Miami event, which will again take place […]

TBI June/July 2016

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NATPE has 400 buyers for Budapest

NATPE said that over 400 buyers will be in Budapest for its rejuvenated European event. The Budapest 2016 Market & Content Summit sees the event return to the Hungarian capital after a stint in Prague in the Czech Republic. The not-for-profit industry group said the buyers hail from 217 companies and 49 territories. There will […]

NATPE 2016 in review

Zag Zag Productions Danny Fenton provides the low-down on last week’s NATPE market in Miami There are few things as tempting in January as Miami especially when you’re leaving the sub zero temperatures of London and when you add in the Natpe TV industry market to boot it’s hard to say no. This was my […]

Attention shifts to Europe as NATPE Miami wraps

The bosses of NATPE Miami hailed this week’s event a success, flagging the a-list conference line-up from all sections of the entertainment business, and adding that the upcoming NATPE Europe event will become more producer-focused as it returns to Hungary. Outgoing NATPE boss Rod Perth, who is being replaced by former Reed exec J.P. Bommel, […]

NATPE news round up (day two)

A round-up of the business concluded on the second day of NATPE in Miami (Wednesday, January 20) Cineflix Rights has acquired sales rights to US broadcaster Fusion series Hell’s Satans and doc Miami Porn Brazil’s Globo has acquired Stammer School and Mexico’s Wobi took Alex Polizzi: The Fixer from the UK’s Twofour Rights US syndication […]

NATPE news round up (day one)

A round-up of the business concluded on the first day of NATPE in Miami (Tuesday, January 19) Hungary’s RTL has acquired Dori Media’s Argentinian romcom Esperanza Mia Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison and Chumlee are in Miami promoting the A+E Networks and Trifecta show’s US syndication launch US broadcast veteran Dana Hersey will host original content […]

TV’s Big Questions: are the main markets still relevant?

Distribution is changing. The Frank brothers have created a digital rights trading platform, TRX, which sits alongside others from the likes of Screen Hits. With these, online screening rooms, Skype and other new ways to connect, the folk running TV markets must be concerned. Outgoing NATPE boss Rod Perth (left) offers a robust defence of […]

TBI December/January 2015/16

Television’s big questions: TBI asks the industry’s most influential players for their takes on the hot topics from last year, and what will define TV in 2016 Hungry for horror: What’s driving the hunger for horror television? Jesse Whittock looks for answers from the key broadcasters, producers and distributors behind fear-inducing TV Formats hot picks: […]