Philip Kampff

Formats Ireland

Ireland is emerging as a solid format creating hotspot, as its small local market forces producers to think internationally, TBI reports. Ask Irish producers what the most significant development in formats has been of recent years and the answer is almost invariably the same: RTÉ’s Format Farm. The initiative launched in 2012 in order to […]

News brief: Warner Bros. renews Irish indie formats deal

Warner Bros. International Television Production has renewed its distribution agreement with Ireland’s Vision Independent Productions, the indie behind singing format The Hit. Following an initial first look agreement in 2011, WBITVP has acquired international sales rights to VIP’s output for a further three years. VIP is behind RTE’s talent format The Hit and other shows […]