Paul Zilk

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 […]

Reed takes MIP into China

The organisers of MIPCOM are launching MIP China Hangzhou, a new programming market that will take place in China next May. There have been rumours a China event was in the works swrling for some time, as reported by TBI in the wake of MIPTV in April, and show organiser Reed Midem has now confirmed […]

Fox bosses to receive MIPCOM honour

Fox Television co-CEOs Dana Walden and Gary Newman will be the 2015 MIPCOM personalities of the year, and both will be in Cannes in October to receive the honour. The award has been handed out since 1989, but never been issued jointly before. It is given at a gala dinner on the Wednesday of the […]