Realscreen


TBI Weekly: Six key takeaways from Realscreen in New Orleans

I’ll just admit it. I think Realscreen, the non-fiction (OK, reality) television conference that kicks off every January is fun. And it’s not because I have three kids and a social life that never recovered since I graduated from college in 2000. It’s because the business as a whole, especially in cable, has changed mostly […]

Realscreen analysis: is TV ready to play happy families?

As the values of the understated Obamas make way for those of the ostentatious Trumps, we can expect to see a different kind of American family represented on screen, writes Keri Lewis Brown of K7 Media. This shift coincides with numerous popular TV families either reaching the end of the road, or hitting media saturation […]

TBI DISTRIBUTOR SURVEY 2016: Market growth?

Having drilled into the kids and scripted businesses in depth in previous surveys, TBI has reached out to distributors around the world to tap into the issues impacting their business. In part two of our 2016 survey, we reveal what global distributors think are the crucial programming markets, or whether they are cutting down on […]

10 MIPTV takeaways: #7 the industry asks ‘how will MIP evolve?’

One question TV folk in Cannes were asking was how will MIP evolve? Should it move location, should it be compressed into a shorter timeframe, should it in fact be a series of regional, or genre-specific events? The Latin American-focused MIPCancun satellite event has been a success, attracting buyers from the region that can’t necessarily […]

Miami Five-O: NATPE 2013

Miami Beach-based programme market NATPE celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. And all the indications are that it is in rude health. A record numbers of buyers, a sold out sign over the exhibition floor and a big-name conference programme are just a few of the headlines that should make Miami Five-0 a very happy […]

NATPE and Realscreen join forces

The organisers of the events said they “are doing everything possible to make it convenient for buyers and sellers to do business at both events”. They have jointly launched a video conferencing initiative that will allow attendees from each event to connect with each other. “This virtual conference connection adds great value for NATPE and […]

Diane Rankin leaving DRG, Ali Hill joining

Diane Rankin, senior VP of acquisitions at UK distributor DRG is leaving the company and will be replaced by former Target Entertainment executive Ali Hill, TBI has learned. Rankin is leaving TV to take a one-year course in interior and product design. “I’m going back to school,” she told TBI. “It’s a life-change and I […]