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Coronavirus hits events in Italy & Korea, Series Mania ‘monitors’ & MIPTV to refund

TV conferences and markets around the world are being postponed amid concerns over the spread of Coronavirus. Italian broadcaster Rai confirmed it was not moving ahead with Cartoons on the Bay, which had been due to take place in Pescara, Italy between 2-5 April. Organisers said that “in relation to the spread of the COVID-19 […]

Reed Midem cancels MIPTV as Coronavirus spreads in France

MIPTV has been cancelled following the Coronavirus outbreak in France. Reed Midem, the company which operates MIPTV, said the event, scheduled to take place 30 March to 2 April in Cannes, had been cancelled “due to concerns related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19).” MIPDoc and MIPFormats, set to take place between the 28 and 29 March, […]

TBI Weekly: How MIPTV’s travails reflect the industry it seeks to serve

For better or worse, MIPTV has undergone something of a revolution over the past 12 months. Long a mainstay in the calendar for TV delegates the world over, the annual event is attempting to evolve just as the businesses that it serves are doing – and many of the questions facing the wider industry are […]

TBI Weekly: The decade ahead

TBI has spoken to an array of leading execs from around the world to get their take on how the TV business is changing and what their businesses are doing about it. From streaming and short-form to distribution and development, we delve into the major trends affecting the content business right now and explore how […]

Reed Midem strikes deal to keep MIPTV in Cannes

MIPTV is set to remain in Cannes until 2024 after the event’s organiser Reed Midem extended its deal with the French town. The agreement will see Reed Midem operating six of its conferences – including MIPTV and MIPCOM – in Cannes for a further five years, along with its MIDEM, MIPIM, MAPIC and Esports Bar […]

TBI Weekly: Reed Midem unveils “streamlined” MIPTV as exhibitors weigh options

Footfall was high but spirits were low at a busy MIPCOM that came at an uncertain juncture for some businesses and where talk turned largely to April’s reimagined MIPTV.  Renovation work along the beach and a boarded-up Croisette robbed most delegates of any seaside respite, with the market feeling somewhat claustrophobic despite robust activity – […]

MIPTV organisers reveal first batch of distributors signed up to reimagined market

All3Media, Discovery and Warner Bros. are among the distributors to have signed up for next year’s reimagined MIPTV market. MIP organiser Reed Midem today (8 October) revealed 13 distributors and studios that have confirmed attendance at the April event. The group includes Beyond International, Blue Ant Media, Deutsche Welle, Global Agency, Global Screen, KOCCA, Shoreline […]

Distributors warn MIPTV changes could be “universally detrimental” to market

MIPTV’s new floorplan, confirmed by Reed Midem today, has prompted outrage from international distributors who worry the changes could be “universally detrimental” to small and mid-sized outfits.  While the businesses have been aware of potential plans to concentrate the market within the Grand Palais since April, MIP organiser Reed Midem’s decision to go forward with […]

MIPTV says “change means change” with new Palais-centered strategy

TBI can reveal that Mip organiser Reed Midem has confirmed plans to centralise the spring market across three floors within the Grand Palais while stressing that “change means change” for all involved. The group is moving forward with plans first revealed last month to focus MIPTV across Palais -1 and Riviera 7 and 8 – […]

Diversify TV Excellence Awards return to MIPCOM

The Diversify TV Excellence Awards are returning to this year’s MIPCOM for a third outing. MIP organiser Reed Midem is overseeing the exclusive event alongside creators Diversify TV. The awards will take place in Cannes on 14 October, hosting some 200 TV execs. The winning shows will feature fair and accurate representation of BAME, LGBTQ+ […]

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