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Mipcom: Pathe and Vendome to team up

Pathe, a France based production company and Vendome Pictures will be partnering in a limited series based on the famous Notre Dame Cathedral fire. The show will be based on The New York Times’ investigative reporting on how firefighters saved the historic cathedral and will follow in...

TV Asahi hosts ‘Super Shiro’ at MipJunior

TV Asahi, Japan’s  leading television network, hosted a world premiere for their upcoming show ‘Super Shiro’ at MipJunior. More than 100 MIPJunior delegates were in attendance for the world premiere of the new chase comedy, which was followed by a panel discussion featuring TV Asahi’s Takahiro Kishimoto,...

Dutch Features acquires two new thriller series

Dutch Features, a Netherlands- based distribution company has acquired two new local thriller series, ‘Rogue Justice’ and ‘The Columnist’ in its run at Mipcom 2019. “Rogue Justice,” produced by leading Dutch company Pupkin Film, is mainly set on the tropical island of Bonaire and revolves around two...

90+ Indian companies at Mipcom 2019

The largest TV content market in the world, Mipcom 2019 is taking place at Cannes, France and it will be seeing a strong Indian presence. Around 95 Indian companies are participating in this annual content marketplace and they will be having an Indian Pavilion in which 32...

MipJunior concludes

MipJunior left warm sensations with good business, more players and types of animation from last year. For many years, TV channels have segmented kids audiences into different categories: socioeconomic, status, gender, race, geography location, etc. Now, children are crossing gender and the other barriers, obliging producers to...

‘Hero Elementary’ and ‘Doomsday Brothers’ to debut in Mipcom

Portfolio Entertainment, a Canada- based global producer and distributor, will be launching two distinctive animated properties at the upcoming Mipcom 2019. Preschool series Hero Elementary will debut at MIP Junior, while primetime toon Doomsday Brothers will bring the Apocalypse to MIPCOM. The company also announced the start of a new era...

Kew Media Distribution at Mipcom

Leading content company Kew Media Distribution will showcase an impressive line-up of high-quality, new-to-market factual titles ahead of MIPCOM. British comedian and travel enthusiast Griff Rhys Jones joins “Griff’s Great Kiwi Road Trip” a travel show in which he journeys off the beaten track from the top...

Ram Mohan passes away at 88

“From the Indian perspective, to do animation for Hollywood is an opportunity for young people to find a career. There are very few chances for artists and this would open up a large area of employment”, this was the vision of the pioneer of Indian Animation Ram...

Corus secures landmark deals

Corus Studios, a division of Corus Entertainment, makes its imprint on the international market this year with multiple worldwide sales for its original lifestyle and unscripted content ahead of MIPCOM. Said to be focusing on character-driven content in niche industries for its unscripted content, Corus Entertainment has revealed...

Sky’s Brassic to go global

Sky’s biggest original comedy launch in seven years, Brassic, has claimed sales in five new territories viz., CBC Gem in Canada, France’s Canal+, and ABC in Australia, Comunidad Film in Spain and New Zealand’s Rialto. Created by Joe Gilgun (Misfits, Preacher) and BAFTA and International Emmy-winning writer...