Content Innovation Awards 2018

The fourth annual Content Innovation Awards saw CBS Television Studios, AMC Networks International and Endemol Shine Group win big, bringing home awards for Best Debut Drama Series, Series Launch of the Year and more.

The event, held at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, brought together 200 of the biggest names in TV content and technology to celebrate the savviest innovators in the industry. Watch the video highlights from the ceremony.

TBI Interview: Sophie Ferron, President, Media Ranch

Media Ranch president Sophie Ferron discusses the Montreal-based producer-distributor’s top formats, including divorce show The Expert, as well as her ambitions for a more IP-driven and global-facing future. Ferron also outlines plans for a new formats incubator out of Quebec, and how Media Ranch is thriving in a shifting Canadian media landscape.

Watch the trailers:

The Expert

The Judas

The Vault

Karl Warner talks about Doodlebugs

A flatulent skyscraper, a blender with mood swings, a flirty tree and a drinks can that simply doesn’t want to be crushed. These are all characters in the brand-new sketch show meets clip show – Doodlebugs – where we find out that everything has feelings.

With one-off clips and returning characters, Doodlebugs is side-splitting entertainment that captivates audiences of all ages.

VIDEO: Content Innovation Awards 2017 – share the experience

Over 200 invitees gathered in the Grand Salon at the iconic Carlton Hotel in Cannes to discover the winners of the third annual Content Innovation Awards organised by Television Business International (TBI) and Digital TV Europe. Share their experience of the night by viewing highlights here.

TBI Interview: Matthew Frank, CEO, TRX

As distributors face the challenge of servicing more and more broadcasters than ever before, Jesse Whittock interviews TRX CEO Matthew Frank to understand how this innovative technology is creating efficiencies in the distribution market, making TV rights deals faster and more efficient than ever before.