SVOD


Industry groups agree online rights deal with Canal+

Two groups representing French content creation professionals’ intellectual property rights have agreed a deal with Canal+ to allow the latter to exploit their rights for subscription video-on-demand service CanalPlay Infinity. Collective rights management groups SACD and ADAGP have authorised Canal Plus to use works for which they manage the rights after agreeing a remuneration deal. […]

M6 open to SVOD partnership with TF1

French commercial broadcaster M6 is open to the idea of a subscription video-on-demand partnership with rival broadcaster TF1, according to the company’s president, Nicolas de Tavernost. In an interview with financial daily Les Echos, De Tavernost also said M6 should successfully grow its advertising revenue this year to better reflect its audience share. Following comments […]

France’s TF1 considers SVOD launch

French commercial broadcaster TF1’s chief executive Nonce Paolini is interested in launching a subscription video-on-demand service. Speaking at an event yesterday, Paolini said that an SVOD service was one of the projects TF1 was considering in the short and medium term. According to French newspaper Les Echos, Paolini also said the possible revival of discussions […]

Canal+’s Belmer speaks against change to SVOD window

Canal+ chief Rodolphe Belmer has spoken out against any significant changes to the ordering of rules governing the window in which films are made available on-demand in France. Speaking at the Rencontres Cinématographiques event in Dijon on Friday, Belmer, who named last week as director-general of Canal+ Group, said that there was no need to […]

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