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Exclusive: BBC Studios to miss MIPCOM for second year

Green Planet distributor BBC Studios (BBCS) will have no physical presence at MIPCOM in October for a second year running, TBI understands. The Reed Midem event, which is slated to run 11-14 October, is normally the biggest gathering in the TV calendar but was cancelled last year as the pandemic spread and now BBCS has confirmed […]

Voxx Studios hires Reed Midem, MGM & Sony alum for global sales

LA-based audio outfit Voxx Studios has hired a former Reed Midem and MGM exec to work across its international sales push. Elisa Aquino becomes SVP of global sales and will lead the department at Voxx, which provides audio services for the film and TV business. It works with firms including Starz Lionsgate, Pixar, Netflix Animation, Sony Pictures […]

MIPTV & MIPCOM boss Laurine Garaude exits Reed Midem after 30 years

Laurine Garaude, Reed Midem’s Television Division director who oversees MIPTV and MIPCOM markets, is stepping down after almost 30 years with the company. Garaude will leave the company at the end of January, having joined Reed Midem in 1993. She has overseen the Television Division since 2009, with responsibility for flagship events including MIPTV and MIPCOM markets. […]

MIPTV to remain virtual in 2021 as Reed Midem outlines plans

Reed Midem is preparing for an online-only version of MIPTV in 2021, but has confirmed that it is hopeful of launching a physical MIPCOM in Cannes later in the year. The April edition of MIPTV will take place online from 12-16 April and will include the MIPDoc and MIPFormats programmes. The event, which is into its […]

MIPCOM in Cannes cancelled as Reed Midem moves event 100% online

MIPCOM organisers Reed Midem have cancelled this year’s physical version of the Cannes market. The 36th edition will now take place entirely digitally as MIPCOM ONLINE+, the platform launched in April after MIPTV was cancelled. Reed Midem said the physical gathering, previously scheduled to take place as MIPCOM Rendezvous Cannes, was being pulled because of […]

Exclusive: BBC Studios to have no physical presence at MIPCOM

BBC Studios (BBCS) will have no physical presence at MIPCOM in October, TBI has learned. The decision comes three weeks after MIPCOM organisers Reed Midem outlined their plans for what is normally the biggest TV event on the circuit, but which is facing major disruption as a result of Covid-19 restrictions. It is understood BBCS […]

MIPCOM preps for Cannes return as Reed Midem unveils Covid-19 strategy

MIPCOM organiser Reed Midem has revealed how the 2020 edition of its sprawling content market will look in October and provided details of a raft of Covid-19 prevention measures being introduced. Reed Midem’s TV director Laurine Garaude admitted to industry podcast Tellycast that delegates would find a “different” MIPCOM in Cannes this year, with organisers […]

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 […]

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