Rod Perth


Streaming could replace TV viewing, study finds

TV viewing is in danger of being replaced by streaming services as the primary platform of long-form programming watching among Millennial audiences, according to new research. Preliminary results from NATPE Content First and the Consumer Electronics Association’s joint research study shows just 55% of Millennials aged between 13 and 34 consider TV as their primary […]

Year in Review, part three: 2015

This week, executives from across the board have revealed the moments that defined the industry for the industry and their companies. In the final part of TBI’s Year in Review special, top names predict the big news we’ll be bringing to you throughout 2015.   OTT players acquiring production companies or even one of the […]

2014 Year in Review, part one

In the first part of a three-part special on the moments of 2014 and those ahead of us in 2015, top international industry executives comment on the news that defined 2014 in television for them. There was no shortage of headlines stories on TBIvision in 2014, as a new television production, distribution and broadcast landscape […]

Ex-NATPE boss heads new nonfiction trade association

Former NATPE president Rick Feldman is to head up a new reality TV producers’ trade association. Feldman will be executive director of the Nonfiction Producers Association, which will represent the interests of documentary and reality TV producers and aim to promote “best practices”. Leftfield Pictures, Original Media, Magilla Entertainment, Atlas Media Corp, Big Fish Entertainment […]

NATPE and Tandem join forces for copro summit

NATPE and Tandem Communications have joined forces to launch a new coproduction summit at the upcoming NATPE Europe market. NATPE Europe is relocating from Budapest to Prague this year and the ‘Now, the Story Starts in Europe’ event will take place on the morning of June 24. Addressing how the business is changing and how […]

NATPE pledges no more summit clashes, claims success

The organisers of the NATPE programming market in Miami have pledged to avoid the kind of scheduling issues that have seen it run concurrently with the Real Screen Summit for the past two years. “Real Screen and NATPE will never collide again,” NATPE CEO Rod Perth said as the Miaimi event wrapped up. “They do […]

NATPE Miami announces raft of speakers

Numerous speakers have been announced for the NATPE Miami market, which takes place in late January. Heading up the ‘Global Navigators’ conference strand are Televisa Internacional CEO Emilio Azcarraga Jean and Univision’s content chief Alberto Ciurana. ITV Studios’ formats boss Mike Beale and his counterpart at Warner Bros., Andrew Zein, will also speak in that […]

NATPE’s Rod Perth: ‘TV talks Hollywood, Silicon Valley speaks Hungarian’

With NATPE Budapest 2013 wrapped up, Jesse Whittock sits down with NATPE CEO Rod Perth to discuss the market’s future, fighting new competition from upstart markets and why TV and digital need to start talking the same language This week was former channel president Rod Perth’s second NATPE Budapest since he joined the NATPE organisation […]

NATPE says buyer attendance hits 1,000

Ahead of the NATPE market in Miami next week, organisers have said 1,000 buyers have registered. That represents a 22% year-on-year increase, as of last week, a spokesman told TBI. They added that there has been a double-digit percentage increase in delegate numbers this year. The market runs January 28 -30 at the Fontainebleau hotel […]

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 […]