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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+ […]

Exclusive: MIPTV inches closer to Palais centralisation

Exhibitors at MIPTV could be relegated to just three floors inside the Palais in 2020 as organiser Reed Midem moves closer to finalising “drastic” plans for the future of the market. TBI has learnt that a large contingent from Reed Midem was called to London earlier this week for a major meeting at ITV Studios […]

Reed Midem explores separate bookings for MIPTV, MIPCOM

MIP organiser Reed Midem is making good on promises to “reimagine” its spring and autumn markets, and is to allow exhibitors to book separately for MIPCOM and MIPTV. While the organiser has told TBI it will unveil full plans in July, it is understood that Reed Midem has begun reaching out to select attendees – […]

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 […]

Exclusive: MIP organiser explores moving all stands inside Palais for MIPTV

MIPTV organiser Reed Midem is understood be approaching distributors with stands situated outside the Grand Palais with proposals to move inside the building for forthcoming editions of the spring market. TBI understands that Reed Midem has been holding exploratory talks with a number of distribution outfits across MIPTV, which kicked off on Monday (8 April) and is […]

All3Media Int’l launches MIP Cancun formats pitch

All3Media International is launching a formats pitch at MIP Cancun. The distributor has extended its partnership with MIPCOM organizer Reed Midem to launch the MIP Cancun Formats Pitch, which will target the creators and producers of new non-scripted entertainment formats. The initiative follows on from their previous collaboration on the Asia Television Forum Formats Pitch, […]

Exclusive: Formats watchdog fires warning shot at MIPCOM organisers

International format protection group FRAPA has issued an open letter to Reed Midem putting pressure on the MIPCOM organiser to address China’s controversial place at the international TV market. The letter, which has been shared with TBI, comes in response to China being named “Country of Honour” for MIPCOM despite numerous IP theft claims by […]

Big number of SVOD nets set for MIPCOM

MIPCOM organiser Reed MIDEM expects close to 500 VOD services to attend this year’s market, with the likes of Claro Video and Showmax represented for the first time. Laurine Garaude, head of Reed MIDEM’s TV division, told TBI there would be around 4,800 buyers attending MIPCOM in total. There has been a significant uptick in […]

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