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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...

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...

Zodiak Kits debuts four new series

Zodiak Kits, a distributing division of Baniay Group, announced yesterday that four new acquisitions will be taking to MIPCOM next week: Super Agent Jon Le Bon! , Babyatrice, Cry Babies Magic Tears and Percy’s Tiger Tales. The team will be showcasing the new series alongside the rest of the Zodiak Kids programming...

‘Mister Mayfair’ to have a World premiere at Mipcom

SPI International, a global media company announced its content production strategy for the coming years, which will include movies and TV series. The first product of this strategy, the musical gangster comedy “Mister Mayfair”, will be screened for the first time at Mipcom. The musical gangster comedy, Mister Mayfair...

Mipcom 2019: A way to procure prospects

A lot of exciting showcases are there to look forward to in the world’s largest content market for the distributors and the participants. Big B’s of the television industry will be showcasing their latest shows along with keynote speakers who would share their insights on this ever-changing...