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Formats Ireland

Ireland is emerging as a solid format creating hotspot, as its small local market forces producers to think internationally, TBI reports. Ask Irish producers what the most significant development in formats has been of recent years and the answer is almost invariably the same: RTÉ’s Format Farm. The initiative launched in 2012 in order to […]

RTÉ calls for format pitches

Irish pubcaster RTÉ has called on local producers to submit programme ideas for its upcoming Formats Farm pitch. The pubcaster’s sales arm, RTÉ Global, has set a deadline of March 27 for format ideas that will be screened by RTÉ commissioners, who then pass some on to channels controllers. Four ideas are ultimately taken to […]

DRG launches dedicated formats division

UK-based distributor DRG is launching a dedicated formats business that will tap into the resources of the new Nice Entertainment Group it now sits within. DRG Formats will be lead by DRG’s managing director, acquisitions and formats Andrea Jackson (left) and also include the newly promoted Albertina Marfil, experienced formats vendor Jennifer Harrington and a […]