TV France International

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 […]

TV France International mourns long-time exec Catherine Charmet

TV France International veteran Catherine Charmet has died at the age of 53. The popular markets manager, who first joined TV France International (TVFI) in 1995, died following a bike accident in Paris on Tuesday (November 20). Charmet was the longest-serving member of the TVFI team, having been hired to work on the business’s inaugural […]

Versailles scoops French export award

Versailles has won the drama award at the TV France International 2017 Export Awards. Industry group TVFI annually awards the best-performing French-originated TV exports with this year’s winners crowned at producers’ association Procirep’s award ceremony for the French Producer of the Year in Paris last night. Banijay Rights and Versailles beat 100% Distribution with Spin […]

French distributors launch major screening service

TV France International has launched a new online screening and information service, Screenopsis. TVFI, the association representing French distributors, said that at launch Screenopsis will have 9,000 full-length programmes and 22,000 programmes listed in all. It added that the marketing and sales tool will allow buyers to search by genre or particular interest and that […]

Exporting in Asia

ATF is the biggest TV market in Asia. Ahead of the trip to Singapore, TBI checks in with some of the distributors and execs attending for the first time, and finds out what some of the regular attendees are expecting from the market this year The Asian TV Forum & Market (ATF) is the pre-eminent […]