221 W. Alameda Ave., Suite 203
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 558-3130; Fax: (818) 558-3137
Web site: www.cinamour.com
Stand: 03.23; phone 9299-8157
Attending: Glen Hartford, chairman-CEO; Cord Douglas, president distribution.
“Saving the Endangered Species,” each episode chronicles the efforts of dedicated experts and volunteers who face great odds to save threatened species from extinction; 26 x 24 min.
“Animal Wars,” two competing animals tribes play “animal food-ball” to determine which tribe will rule the planet; 90 min.
“Animal Action with Eddie & Greg,” childrens wildlife series; 13 x 24 min.
1055 Rene-Levesque East
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2L 4S5
(514) 843-7070 Fax: (514) 843-1894
Stand: 17.01; phone 9299-8233
Attending: David Ferguson, president, Cinar Europe; Peter Moss, president, Cinar Entertainment; John Reynolds, director business affairs Cinar Europe; Anne Magnol, director sales Cinar Europe; Anick Poirier, senior sales exec Cinar Entertainment; Tara Daniels, sales exec Cinar Europe.
“Treasure,” got no time to clean her room or walk the dog because she’s busy riding the head-spinning, all engrossing roller coaster of adolescence; 13 x 24 min.
“The Twins,” they shared the womb and now they share a room, but that’s pretty much all they have in common; 13 x 23 min.
“A Miss Mallard Mystery,” no matter where Miss Mallard and her nephew, inspector Willard Widgeon travel, they are inevitably caught up in the most intriguing investigations; 26 x 22 min.
“Upstairs Downstairs Bears,” Meet Polly, Baby Arthur and the twins, Henry and Alice, who live in a big rambling house with an upstairs, a downstairs, and a world of fun in between; 26 x 10 min.
1151 Alexandre-DeSeve St.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2L 2T7
(514) 524-7567 Fax: (514) 524-7354
Stand: 12.24; phone 9299-8235
Attending: Jacques Pettigrew; president-CEO; Ken Katsu-moto, head of U.S. operations; Marie-Claude Beauchamp, exec VP development and distribution; Michele Dal Cin, manager intl. sales.
“Sagwa the Chinese Siamese Cat,” one small cat sets out to find her own place amidst an enchanting world of customs and traditions; 80 x 11 min or 40 x 30 min.
“Lion of Oz,” a prequel to the L. Frank Baum classic The Wizard of Oz; 74 min.
“Mega Babies,” animated series; 26 x 22 min.
D-80802 Munich, Germany
Fax: (49-89) 331089
Stand: 01.15; phone 92-99-82-70
Attending: Lilli Tyc-Holm, president; Susanne Groh, head of intl. sales; Inge Neber, acquisitions; Jesse Vogel, coproductions.
“Midnight Love,” comedy. 86 min.
“The Ritual,” Celtic myths are still haunting those involved in their discovery; 86 min.
“La Ghriba/Jerba,” documentary on the Tunisan Jews in Jerba; 48 min.
“World Museum Classics,” a journey to the world’s most famous museums; 26 x 30/48 min.
Cinema Arts Entertainment
9350 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Fax: (310) 550-1182
In Cannes: 45 Narval, 6 rue Victor Cousin
Attending: Pierre Richard Muller, chairman; Chantal Lam, VP.
“La Vendedora de Rosas,” story of a young rose-seller living in Medellin who faces a life of loneliness, drugs and death.
“Backlash,” two lovers hit the road in a quest for kicks, bur find violence and murder.
“Pure Race,” when two friends experience car trouble on their way home from college, they unsuspectingly stumble upon a neo-Nazi militia.
“Share the Moon,” drama centered around a small town girl who leaves Idaho to pursue her dreams in Hollywood.
78 Champs Elysees
75008 Paris, France
Fax: (33-1) 45-63-85-26
Attending: Anne Marie Rombourg Caraco,
“Anibal,” based on the book by Anne Bragance, about the life on an adopted Peruvian boy.
“The Blue Island,” how the events of June 1940 affect the lives of a group of people.
“We Only Live Once,” when a 30-year-old women meets a 40-year-old man at an airport, there lives will be changed forever.
10-14 rue Horace Vernet
92785 Issy-Les-Moulineaux Cedex 9, France
Fax: (33-1) 41-46-54-81
Attending: Jean Mino, programming director; Anne Charbonnel, sales manager;; Ann Julienne, buyer & intl. coproductions; Caroline Behar, buyer; Joelle Oosterlinck, Christophe Louis, intl. relations & AITED.
“Architecture and Housing,” series using examples of contemporary housing and experiments in design for living to show how important architecture is in our daily lives; 10 x 26 min.
“Letters to a Young…,” various personalities pass on their experiences, their thoughts and give advice to young people dreaming of following in their paths; 6 x 26 min.
“A Descent Into the Furnace,” La Fournaise – the furnace – on the island of Reunion, is the world’s most active volcano and has become a testing centre for new ways of monitoring the Earth’s most dangerous volcanoes; 52 min.
“Oarsman of the Oceans,” we watch Jo Le Guen as he rows across the South Pacific, alone and unaided; 52 min.
45 Boulevard Pierre Frieden
Fax: (352) 42142-3771
Stand: D3.03; phone 92-99-87-85
Attending: Ludwig zu Salm, president & CEO, rights & distribution; Heinz Thym, head of intl. acquisitions & sales; Olaf Wiehler, snr. sales & acquisitions exec German speaking Europe; Doris Gobels, intl. sales exec; Sandra Keser-Stajnberger, snr. intl. sales exec; Valerie Danielski, marketing manager.
“The Brunetti Murder Mysteries,” Comissario Brunetti, one of the most appealing modern detectives, appears for the first time on screen; 2 x 90 min.
“The Red Swan,” when Jakob’s grandfather falls seriously ill, the young boy discovers the key to a magic toy, which could save his grandfather’s life; 98 min.
“Snow on New Year’s Eve,” the story of an eclectic group of people living in Berlin whose paths cross on the eve of the new Millennium; 98 min.
29 rue d’Ulm
75230 Paris Cedex 05, France
Fax: (33-1) 46-12-84-51
Attending: Robert Jammes, deputy general manager; Solange Ewenczyk, head of production; Michele Cohen, head of acquisitions & coproductions; Jacques Beaujean, head of intl. sales.
“Be At Home With Your Body,” series dedicated to health education for teenagers; 13 x 13 min.
“Naturimages,” discover animals in their natural environment; 52 x 6 min.
“Landscapes No.1,” the diversity of the world’s landscapes through 24 big cities or small villages; 24 x 6 min.
“Plants: From Seed to Seed,” the development of familiar plants; 11 x 6 min.
Columbia TriStar Intl. TV
10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 244-4000 Fax: (310) 244-1874
Stand: Top of the Palais, 5.01; phone 9299-8566 fax 9399-8588
Attending: Michael Grindon, president; Peter Iacono, exec VP sales; John McMahon, exec VP, managing director, Europe; Jon Petrovich, exec VP, intl. networks; William Pfeiffer, exec VP & managing director, Asia; Jack Ford, managing director & senior VP, Australia.
“Bette,” a diva balancing show biz and family life; 13 x 30 min.
“Grosse Pointe,” it’s behind the scenes where the real drama takes place, as actors’ egos and insecurities rule the day; 13 x 30 min.
“Mysterious Ways,” an anthropology professor investigates miraculous phenomena each week with the help of psychologist Peggy Fowler; 22 x 60 min.
“The $treet,” it’s money and sex in the city at a high-powered Wall Street brokerage firm where stock-brokers make trades worth millions of dollars and spend their nights at the hottest parties; 13 x 60 min.
William F. Cooke TV
890 Yonge St., Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4W 3P4
(416) 967-6141 Fax: (416) 967-5133
Stand: 14-05.13; phone 9299-8093
Attending: William F. Cooke, CEO-president; Alex McWilliams, president, TV distribution.
“Tarzan,” as powerful as he is gentle; as loved as he is feared, part noble, part savage, all hero; 75 x 30 min.
“Where The Red Fern Grows: Part Two,” Billy is trying to readjust to home, but the killing he witnessed during the war and the fact that he lost a leg to an enemy bullet have both changed and embittered him; 93 min.
“The St. Tammany’s Miracle,” when Carl Hastings is in college, he falls in love with Lootie Pfandder an all-American point guard on the women’s basketball team. After college, Carl goes on to a successful career in broadcasting and Lootie takes the head coaching job at St. Tammany’s, a small private prep school; 90 min.
“Ray Charles in Concert,” for almost four decades, music legend Ray Charles has been changing the landscape of the music scene with his distinct style; 80 min.
4380 NW 128th St.
Miami, FL 33054
(305) 688-7475 Fax: (305) 685-5697
Attending: Marcel Granier, president-CEO; Pedro Carrera, director; Guadalupe D’Agostino, Jose Escalante, VPs, intl. sales; Xavier Aristimuno, VP intl. sales, Asia Pacific.
“Mis Tres Hermanas,” a story about a family and the oldest brother’s struggle to keep the family together when relatives force to separate them after the death of their parents; 120 hrs.
“Hay Amores Que Matan (Amanda),” a couples love is haunted by a past that ties them together and also tears them apart; 120 hrs.
“Mariu,” a woman is caught up in a murder and must choose between keeping the love of her life through silence or loosing him by revealing her true identity; 120 hrs.
“Carita Pin-tada,” the story of a naïve beautiful girl who finds love and happiness with one brother until his malicious twin brother takes his identity confusing and hurting her feelings; 120 hrs.
Creative Light Worldwide
8383 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 212
Los Angeles, CA
(323) 658-9166 Fax: (323) 658-9169
Stand: 01.02; phone 9299-8207
Attending: Ray Ila-boush
“Extreme Force,” a thief turns into a hero in his quest to restore the sacred seal of Mongolia; 90 min.
“Artie,” a college boy with a gas problem chases the woman of his dreams but unexpectedly finds true love in the process; 90 min.
“Best of Your Show of Shows,” classic comedy series; 65 x 22 min.
“The Clean and Narrow,” an ex-con tries to make an honest living against all odds; 90 min.
08020 Barcelona, Spain
Fax: (34-93) 2664014
Stand: R10.02; phone 92-99-88-46
Attending: Oriol Ivern, general manager; Sergi Reitg, managing direc-tor; Judit Foz, Mireia Gusi, Ruben Gil, sales assistants; Carlos Piazza, licensing dept.
“Tom,” a gigantic dinosaur and his friends travel the world on their way to fantastic adventures, teaching us to better appreciate the world in which we live; 26 x 26 min.
“Weby,” animated series featuring a sophisticated computer that takes care of children.
“Miniman,” animated series about a superhero who teaches children how to handle worrying situations by themselves; 26 x 12 min.
“Juanito Jones,” a young boy uses his imagination as a fantastic vehicle to take him on wild adventures in amazing places; 52 x 13 min. or 26 x 26 min.
Crown Media Intl.
6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500
Englewood, CO 80111
(303) 220-7990; Fax: (303) 220-7660
Attending: Chris Moseley, exec VP marketing; Andy Brilliant, exec VP worldwide sales & marketing; Martha Strauss, senior VP acquisitions & network; Mark Grenside, VP sales Europe & Africa; Jodie McAfee, VP marketing; Dean Moncho, marketing director.
22 Weston Road
Lincoln, MA 01773
(781) 259-9988 Fax: (781) 259-9966
Attending: Charles Schuerhoff, president; Brian Gilbert, director acquisitions.
“Jazz,” Ken Burns’ passionate exploration into the mind and soul of jazz music from it’s birth to present time; 12 x 60 min.
“Superpeople,” join host Alan Alda as he meets people who push themselves to the limits of human performance; 56 min.
“The Naked Mountain,” a science mystery that tracks six leading geologists from around the world in their quest to prove theories about the remarkable growth of this mysterious mountain; 60 min.
“The West,” a penetrating series which explores the triumphs and tragedies that make the West the source of some of the most compelling stories in American History; 6 x 52 min.
45-53 Sinclair Road
London W14 ONS, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7300-6529
Stand: 05.30; phone 92-99-82-64
Attending: Raymond Thompson, group CEO; Aky Najeeb, managing director; Clarissa Alvarez Hoey, director of sales; Nicola Andrews, sales exec; Ozoemena Umunna, sales coordinator.
“Atlantis High,” soap set in the idylic town of Sunset Cove, focusing primarily on the local high school and the Hangout, our characters learn about family, friends and after school jobs; 26 x 30 min.
“The Tribe – series I & II,” teen soap set in a land where civilisation has ceased to exist and the children have to rebuild society in their own image; 104 x 30 min. or 52 x 48 min.
“The Tribe Series 3,” new series of the hit drama; 52 x 30 min. or 26 x 48 min.
3907 W. Alameda Ave.
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 843-8580 Fax: (818) 566-1719
Attending: Chistina Melin, exec consultant, sales & acquisitions; Sarah Chapin, intl. sales assistant.
“Out of Line,” a young female parole officer falls in love with tough ex-con putting both their lives in jeopardy.
“Ring of Fire”
“Straight Right,” a boxer struggles with his dark secrets while fighting to become a boxing champion.
“Mexico City,” knowing no one in Mexico but a helpful ex-con taxi driver, Mitch sets off to search for her missing brother in one of the most dangerous cities in the world.
15/27 rue Moussorgski
75018 Paris, France
Fax: (33-1) 53-26-31-13
Stand: 10.20; phone 92-99-82-45
Attending: Claude de Saint Vincent, presi-dent; Gaspard de Chavagnac, CEO; Guillaume Galliot, deputy general manager, sales & coproductions; Michele Massonnat, sales & marketing manager; Victoire de Mones, sales execs; Patrick Dedieu, VP financial & business affairs.
“Spud and the Vegetables Garden,” Spud and his friends believe that the world is limited by the four sides of the garden fence but when he falls to the other side of the fence and follows the gardener’s footsteps, the adventures begin; 26 min.
“Roma,” animated series set in the 2nd century in which good and evil battle for possession of the Roman Empire; 26 x 26 min.
“Mamemo,” pre-school programming that takes us into the secret world of a small child and his imaginary cow; 52 x 4 min.
“What’s Up Monsters,” animated series about a very special gang of monsters who prove an endless source of fun; 10 x 1 min.
Daro Film Distribution
13 Boulevard Princesse Charlotte
Fax: (377) 97971590
Attending: Pierre-Andre Rochat, president; Anne-Marie Gaskin, head of acquisitions; David Prince, Hanneleh Salonen, sales execs.
“Horace & Tina,” series featuring one big, happy family… until the world’s most loveable (and unusual) trouble makers drop in and stay! 26 x 30 min.
“Random Passage,” miniseries telling the epic story of the courage of one woman and how she builds a new community in an inhospitable land in the early 1800s; 4 x 90 min.
“Santana: Supernatural Live,” Santana performs the hits from his phenomenally successful recent album; 60 min./90 min.
“The Zoomer Crew’s First Christmas,” the Zoomer crew blast off from planet Zi-down to answer a distress call from Earth; 30 min. animated spesh.
D-22301 Hamburg, Germany
Fax: (49-40) 2780-6632
Attending: Gabriel Farinha Matias, acquisitions & sales.
“Paolo Conte – A Face on Loan,” portrait of the singer, song writer and painter; 50 min.
“Tiempo de Morir,” Colombian feature written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez; 94 min.
“Rodrigo D No Future,” feature from director, Victor Gaviria; 91 min.
512 King Street East
Ontario M5A 1M1, Canada
Fax: (416) 363-3919
In Cannes: The Don Juan Yacht
Attending: Neil Court, Steven DeNure, partners & exec. producers; Beth Stevenson, VP, production & development; Dominique Bazay, director of intl. sales; Caroline Dorris, intl. sales exec.
“The Zack Files Season 1,” series all about Zack Greenburg’s growing-up and coming of age – but with a major twist; 26 x 30 min.
“The Click Season 1,” the on-going saga of four life-long buddies and their journey into the world of post-secondary education; 13 x 30 min.
“Our Hero Season 1,” story of a 17-year-old girl, who expresses her views on life through her own publication called “Our Hero”; 13 x 30 min.
“What About Mimi? Season 1,” snappy, savvy series cen-tered on an 11-year-old problem-solver extraordinaire; 26 x 22 min. or 52 x 11 min.
50968 Cologne, Germany
Fax: (49-221) 389-2647
Stand: 19.10; phone 92-99-83-13
Attending: Dr. Wolfgang Krueger; managing director, TV; Dr. Simone Sanftenberg, head of managing director’s office, TV; Heinz-G. Pi-anka, head of distribution, Asia/Australia; Peter Stabusch, head of distribution, Africa/Middle East; Ulrich Wartmann, head of distribution, Europe; Hans Koch, head of program, TransTel.
“Images of Light,” documentary series about photography; 7 x 30 min.
“Under Neptune’s Flag,” animated cartoon series introducing a kindly family of underwater spirits who try to influence the course of history with clever tricks; 26 x 30 min.
“Railway Stories,” series focusing on legendary special trains and their journeys; 13 x 30 min.
“Spotlight on Fash-ion,” series seeking to build a bridge across cultures; 13 x 30 min.
Devillier Donegan Enterprises
4401 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 686-3980 Fax: (202) 686-3999
In Cannes: The Yacht
Attending: Ron Devillier, president-CEO; Brian Donegan, exec VP; Greg Diefenbach, VP program development; Linda Ekizian, VP marketing & promotion; Joan Lanigan, VP, legal & business affairs.
“Pets: A Very Natural History,” this program tracks the development of the relationship between humans and domesticated animals; 60 min.
“Islam: Empire of Faith,” combines evocative reenactments, remarkable Islamic art and architecture, and interviews with scholars from around the world; 3 x 60 min.
“Napoleon,” a tale of passion, vaunting ambition, and pride, Napoleon reveals the life of a man who strode the world stage like a colossus; 4 x 60 min.
“Triumph of Life,” series that shows how genes are the driving force behind both the shape of life and its dazzling array of behavior. Combines the latest scientific revelations with a fresh and entertaining; 6 x 60 min.
303 N. Glenoaks Blvd., 4th floor
Burbank, CA 91502
(818) 955-5400 Fax: (818) 955-5696
Stand: 07.14-09.13; phone 9299-8025
Attending: Andy Hey-ward, president-CEO; Robby London, exec VP creative affairs; Patricia Ryan, exec VP intl. sales; Dan Waite, VP intl. sales; Brad Brooks, chief strategist.
“Action Girls,” animated twin sister movie stars use their movie making and acting skills to help people in need as they travel around the world on location; 52 x 30 min.
“Salem,” the outrageous cat with attitude from Sabrina the animated series of comedic adventures; 52 x 30 min.
“Super Duper Sumos,” three young sumo wrestlers fulfill their destiny by transforming into mighty super heroes fully twice their original size to battle an ancient evil force that threatens to take the world over; 52 x 30 min.
“The Wacky World of Tex Avery,” who pioneered that wacky style known as squash and stretch animation; 65 x 30 min.
7700 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 986-1999 Fax: (301) 986-4826
Attending: Mercedes Dawson, program sales, Latin America/Iberia; Janice Russell, program sales, Europe/Africa; Theresa Ong, pro-gram sales, Asia/Pacific Rim.
“The Ultimate Guide,” follow scientists around the globe as they probe into the remarkable worlds of ants, crocodiles, octopuses and dolphins; 4 x 50 min.
“Cleopatra’s Palace: In Search of a Legend,” from the grave beneath centuries of sediment and murky Mediterranean waters one of the great palaces of the ancient world is slowly coming to light; 60 min.
“Amazing Earth,” chronicles the earth’s genesis with astonishing catastrophes and natural events that have changed the face of this planet and may change it again; 120 min.
“Three Gorges Dam: The Biggest Dam in the World,” journey to China and take a closer look at the construction; 50 min.
261 du St. Sacrement St.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Y 3V2
(514) 844-5800 Fax: (514) 844-8210
Stand: C1.05; phone 9299-8346 fax 9299-8343
Attending: Michel Rodrigue, CEO; Arabelle Pouliot, director, intl. sales; Grant Ross, direction of acquisitions; Bettina Brinkmann, sales director, Germany; John Gough, intl. TV format consultant.
“Ugly Duckling,” this great make-over format has universal ap-peal for anyone who’s ever dreamed of transforming themselves, live out a fantasy or look better than they ever thought possible; 20 x 120 min.
“Meteore,” stars shine again in this great entertainment format that takes us to a trip down memory lane. Ever wondered what happened to a certain actor on a TV series, a pop-group or a child star that used to be in a famous commercial; 120 min.
“Crazy Planet,” we searched the planet for the craziest stories, then added a few of our own. Now, can your panel guess which ones are real; 26 x 60 min.
“The Perfect Match,” this dating game show has both women and men asking questions which prove them to be more upfront about what they want; 13 x 30 min.
10 Bedford Square
London WC1B 3RA, U.K.
(020) 7631-1184; Fax: (020) 7631-4571
Stand: R33.19; phone 9299-8820
Attending: John Fitzgerald, CEO; Donald Taffner, VP; Jeff Cotugno, VP; James Cannon, sales representative.
“The Magic of Animals,” using both live action and animation, this series explores the magic of all animals around the world and in our backyards; 65 x 30 min.
“My Family,” revolves around the Harper household which is awash with teenage hormones and middle-aged angst; 8 x 30 min.
“As Time Goes By,” lovers who first met when she was a young nurse and he a soldier, they lose touch during the Korean War and by chance rekindle their romance 40 years later; 6 x 30 min.
08021 Barcelona, Spain
Fax: (34-93) 240-4124
Attending: Antoni D’Ocon, president; Jose Salcedo, D’Ocon Films France; Diana Domingo, head of intl. dept; Yolanda Martinez, sales exec.
“Scruff,” a little dog, naïve and trusting, wants to learn about everything new; 26 x 26 min.
“Fracasse,” our hero is witness to an outrageous injustice, which he will stop and nothing to redress; 26 x 26 min.
“Kong,” a new Kong is reborn when a brilliant young scientist and pioneer of genetic research mixes Kong’s DNA and a small amount of human DNA; 40 x 26 min & 90 min. feature.
“Roswell Conspiracies,” a group of allied intelligence agents discover that extraterrestrial beings are roaming the earth, stalking humans for food, sport and more sinister agendas; 40 x 26 min.
Ferdinand Bolstraat 426
NL-1072 ME Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fax: (31-20) 675-4656
Attending: Nelleke Driessen, Janete Kolkema, man-aging directors.
“Hi, Mum,” intimate documentary about the changing relationship between a daughter and a mother who is suffering with Alzheimer’s Disease; 45 min.
“Behind Closed Eyes,” four children with experiences of war learn to build a future; 4 x 25 min or 100 min.
“Marble, the Myth of Sculpture,” a look at world famous sculptors; 50 min.
“African Renaissance,” documentary series that investigates and exposes the obstacles to Africa’s transformation; 7 x 26 min.
100 Universal City Plaza Bldg.
Universal City, CA 91608
(323) 468-0599; Fax: (323) 468-0598
Stand: 01.02; phone 9299-8647
Attending: Ed Shields, VP intl. sales; David DeFalco, CEO Dominion Entertainment.
“Super Max,” a former Mafia hit-man is recruited by the FBI to take down the head of the mob; 96 min.
“Redemption,” a $15 million bank robbery forces an ex-cop to choose a path of greed and evil or…redemption; 96 min.
“Point Doom,” a Hollywood talent agent’s girlfriend thrusts him into the world of strip clubs, drugs and deadly motorcycle gangs; 100 min.
“Gangland,” in the year 2005, three heroes battle to survive in a post-apocalyptic city over run and con-trolled by an evil gang; 96 min.
Dorling Kindersley Vision
9 Henrietta Street
London WC2E 8PS
Fax: (44-20) 7379-7058
Stand: R31.05; phone 92-99-88-35
Attending: Simon Jollands, managing director; Mary Frazer, Anne-Marie Pardoe, intl. sales managers.
28711 Pacific Coast Hwy., #7
Malibu, CA 90265
(310) 589-1779 Fax: (310) 457-0054
Stand: 03.23; phone 9299-8157
Attending: Cord Douglas, president; Rick Andres, sales associate.
“Anoosh of the Airways,” after serving as an airline mascot as a boy, a 21-year-old Armenian sheepherder returns to the U.S. to seek his fortune–only to find broken promises & crooked con-men; 94 min.
“Baggage,” a discouraged young writer and a dying 50-year-old man accidentally mix up their airplane baggage, leading them to investigate and learn from each others life experience; 85 min.
“Beyond the Pale,” a young man flees his native Dublin to escape from a mountain of bad luck; 100 min.
“Cold Light of Day,” Dennis Andrew Neilsen appeared to be a model citizen but was also the most dangerous serial killer in Britain; 85 min.
P.O. Box 572800
Tarzama, CA 91357
(818) 386-2323 Fax: (818) 386-2809
Stand: 21.13; phone 9299-8150
Attending: Arthur Newberg, president-CEO; Tara Spencer, VP sales; Claudia Baron, sales coordinator.
“World War II – It Happened in Color,” experience history as it was for those who lived it; 60 min.
“Battlefront,” true stories of the major battles fought during WWII; 36 x 30 min.
“Great Disasters,” the unforgettable stories of people who have won their struggle to survive some of the greatest disasters of all time; 13 x 60 min.
“Life With Pets,” an entertaining and informative look at our pets; 13 x 26 min.
22 Armoury Way
London SW18 1EZ, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 8874-2333
Stand: 05.23; phone 92-99-80-57
Attending: Terry Shand, exec. chairman; Geoff Kempin, chief operating officer; Steve Stirling, director of sales & acquisitions, U.S; Lesley Evans, programming manager; Hugh Edwards, director of intl. TV; Kate McDonald, TV sales exec.
“Bon Jovi – The Crush Tour,” the pop-metal band thrash out their greatest hits and tracks from their new album on this sell-out world tour; 90/60 min.
“ George Benson – Absolute Benson,” Benson revisits his classic hits and performs material from his latest album at “The Waterfront” in Belfast, Northern Ireland; 60 min.
“ Alice Cooper – Brutally Live,” the ‘King of Shock Rock’ is back and kicking with this incredible stage show from his latest world tour; 60 min.
“ TV Hits Awards 2000,” showdown featuring pop music heavyweights like S Club 7, Steps, Westlife and many more; 60 min.
10 Holbein Mews
Lower Sloane Street
London SW1W 8NN, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7823-6017
Stand: 10.21 – 08.02
Attending: Judith Bland Gor-don, director; Liz Cook, director of intl. sales; Louise Rimoldi, UK sales director; Patricia Brown, Central Europe/Far East sales director; Carol Sinclair, Latin American sales manager.
“The Saddle Club,” series set in a stables featuring three pre-teen heroines who have a passion for horses; 26 x 30 min.
“Backlands,” story of an innocent abroad forced to learn fast – or die; 90 min. TV movie.
“State Coroner,” new series combining the popular elements of police, medical and courtroom drama; 29 x 60 min.
“Ultimate Sin,” documentary that tries to uncover the events surrounding the death of a young mother on a lonely Australian sheep farm in 1984; 60 min.
9B Ladbroke Grove
London W11 3BD, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7729-2708
Attending: Bill Wilson, CEO; Stephanie Hartog, managing director; Alex Elliot, snr. project manager; Philip Livingstone, head of light entertainment, Paul Fraser, snr. supervising producer; Graham Spencer, general manager, Latin America.
“High 5,” interactive, real-life travel for and about young people on the move.
“Change My Life,” lifestyle show where “make-overs” go more than skin-deep.
“Connect4,” TV version of the hugely popular board game, which challenges contestants in a battle of skill and strategy.
“Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” the huge international ratings phenomenon that has revived the game show genre worldwide.
E! Entertainment Television
5670 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 954-2696 Fax: (323) 954-2657
Attending: Mindy Herman, president-CEO; Jon Helmrich, senior VP, intl. development; Stephen Croncota, senior VP marketing; Bill Lee, VP intl. development; Duccio Donati, director intl. development; Anne Mialaret, sales administration manager intl. development.
“E! Original Television Movies,” Murder at the Cannes Film Festival, Best Actress, Becoming Dick. Original feature length films, shedding humor on the world of Hollywood; 90 min.
“Hollywood Off-Ramp,” a series that casts a satirical eye on the machinations of show business; 26 x 30 min.
“Celebrity Homes,” gives viewers an intimate look into the lives of the rich and famous with personally guided tours of their homes; 13 x 30 min.
“E! News Daily,” daily x 30 min.
Friese Greene House
15-17 Middle Street
Brighton BN1 1AL, U.K
Fax: (44-1273) 201121
Attending: David Pounds, CEO; Ros Ali, Julian Curtis-Coffin, sales managers; Isabelle Fauchet, acquisitions & coproductions manager; Daniel Slight, head of animation; Sally Jenkinson, producer/director.
“Budapest,” a look at how Budapest has been transformed from a drab dilapidated Communist capital to a buzzing metropolis; 52 min.
“Celtic Myths,” series that delves into the real stories of the Celts and finds their significance both in the ancient and contemporary world; 5 x 60 min. & 2 x 60 min.
“The Anna n Tommy Show,” series of animated shorts covering a wide range of aspects concerning health and well-being; 26 x 7 min.
“A La Mode,” fashion and design magazine that offers an insight into how ideas are generated; 52 x 30 min.
1300 Yonge St., Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4T 1X3
(416) 924-2186 Fax: (416) 924-6115
Attending: Stephen Ellis, president; Reg McGuire, sales exec; Kip Spidell, producer, Ellis Vision.
“Behind Enemy Lines: The Unknown Stories,” stories of courage, heartbreak, and intrigue among men and women recruited by the Allies during World War II to become secret agents in occupied Europe and Asia; 60 min.
“The Murrbles,” a comic and surprising look at the nature of life on an alien planet – our own; 13 x 30 min.
“Echoes of the North,” a picturesque portrait of a family of loons and the Northern lake they have claimed as their home; 60 min.
“The Opportune Raccoon,” a “year in the life” story of this resourceful animal as told through two parallel storylines – the urban and the wild; 60 min.
EM TV & Merchandising
Beta Strasse 11
85774 Unterfohring, Germany
Fax: (49-89) 99500-111
Stand: R29.01; phone 92-99-88-76
Attending: Thomas Haffa, chairman of the board & CEO; Florian Haffa, deputy chairman of the board; Dr. Ulrich Goebel, member of the board, business affairs; Hans Peter Vriens, member of the board, marketing & sales; Dr. Silvia Rothblum, member of the board, programming & production; Patrick Elmendorff, head of intl. sales.
“Cocco Bill,” cartoon series featuring a hot-tempered cowboy who uses his fists, his wit and his revolver to keep law and order in the wild west; 52 x 13 min.
“Mummy Nanny,” cartoon series in which an Egyptian mummy awakes from its 5000-year sleep and finds herself in our hectic 21st century; 26 x 24 min.
“What About Mimi?” story of an 11-year-old girl who is forever trying to help her fellow human beings straighten out their lives without noticing that most of their problems are created by her own passionate endeavours in the first place; 26 x 24 min.
“The World of Tosh,” the everyday adventures of a nine-year-old boy and his eccentric family; 26 x 22 min.
31 St Petersburgh Place
London W2 4LA, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7243-4778
Attending: Jane Smith, managing director; Chloe Van Den Berg; Alix Wiseman, sales manager; Susannah Cobbalts, sales & marketing; Joss Duffield, sales exec.
“Merlin,” when Ernie the harbor master buys Merlin a shiny red collar, his adventures take on a magical turn; 26 x 10 min. or 13 x 30 min.
“Custer’s Last Stand Up,” story of a 14-year-old boy from Ireland who dreams of becoming a stand-up comic; 13 x 30 min.
“Brilliant Creatures,” a host of creatures, from the terrifying to the tiny, join three presenters in the studio and out in their natural habitats; 21 x 15 min.
“Three Frogs,” animated series featuring three frogs who live in an urban backyard and get involved in all sorts of humorous and dramatic situations; 20 x 5 min.
Sanchez Pacheco 91
Madrid 28002, Spain
Fax: (34-91) 415-1408
Stand: H4.35; phone 92-99-85-96
Attending: Fernando Cubillo.
Euroarts Music Intl.
Wilmersdorfer Str. 79
10629 Berlin, Germany
Fax: (49-30) 31803642
Stand: R29.22; phone 92-99-88-10
Attending: Bernd Hellthaler, managing director; Elmar Kruse, VP, sales & marketing; Marina Muller, VP, fiction development; Teresa Dokey, VP, acquisitions & distribution; Sandrine Laffont, Nishrin Schacherbauer, sales managers.
“Pavorotti & Friends,” the annual charity concert unites the worlds of rock, classical, pop and blues; 75 min.
“Piano e Forte,” documentary looking at the piano’s 300-year history; 90 min. or 60 min.
“Mass in B Minor BMV 232,” the highlight of the 10-day Bach festivities in the City of Leipzig as well as the “24 hours Bach” on July 24th 2000.
33 avenue des Champs-Elysees
75008 Paris, France
Fax: (33-1) 42-25-73-38
Stand: 04.11; phone 92-99-81-51
Attending: Daniel Lesoeur, chairman; Ilona Kunesova, head of acquisition/development; Michelle Magnan, servicing/sales.; A.L. Mariaux, production.
“A Taste of Fame: Meeting With Milos Forman,” documentary on the famous director, at home and on the set of his last picture; 26 min.
“Road to Orpheus: Attention Talent,” a look at the young mezzo soprano, Magdalena Kozena; 57 min.
“The Devil Collection,” a package of 12 cult horror movies, digitally remastered.
“Run Kiro, Run,” family feature concerning a girl who dreams that her young horse will win the “Palio” competition; 90 min.
Europe Images Intl.
25 rue Francois 1er
75008 Paris, France
Fax: (33-1) 47-23-28-10
Attending: Jean Rouilly, CEO; Bruno Le Sassier, DCO; Frederic Rossignol, commercial director; Pauline Sala, head of acquisitions & coproductions; Caroline Dijoud, Andre Le Guillou, intl. sales execs.
“Symfolies,” series that will enable children to discover the world of classical music; 52 x 5 min.
“Champions of the Wild,” wildlife series featuring macaques, giant octopus and bonobos; 13 x 26 min.
“From a Child’s Point of View,” the difficulties that children face in their daily lives; 20 x 90 min.
“Children S.O.S,” series on the organization that is the last resort for parents trying to retrieve their kidnapped children; 9 x 90 min.
7a Langley St.
London, WC2H 9JA, U.K.
(44-171) 836-3000; Fax: (44-171) 836-3300
Email: first firstname.lastname@example.org
Stand: H4.27; phone 9299-8781
Attending: Hugh Pile, chief exec; Elizabeth Thomas, head of business affairs; Stephanie Kirchmeyer, development exec; Muriel Thomas, sales manager; Chantal Keast, sales manager.
“Hilltop Hospital 2,” this innovative production confidently reassures children about hospitals and illness in a caring and affectionate manner; 26 x 10 min.
“Pond Life 2,” women everywhere can cringe in glee at the unabashed antics of Dolly Pond as she wrestles with modern day issues with bravely uncompromising wit and humor; 13 x 30 min.
“Rex the Runt,” animated series; 13 x 10 min.
“Flatworld,” animated adventure; 30 min.
Eva Entertainment – a Pearson TV Company
7a Langley Street
London WC2H 9JA, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7836-3300
Stand: H4.27; phone 92-99-87-81
Attending: Hugh Pile, CEO; Elizabeth Thomas, head of business affairs; Stephanie Kirchmeyer, development exec; Muriel Thomas, Chantal Keast, sales managers.
“Pond Life 2,” animated sitcom following the dilemmas and disasters of Dolly Pond, a thoroughly confused heroine of the ’90s; 13 x 30 min.
“Rex the Runt,” comedy series featuring a house-full of everyday plasticine dogs; 13 x 10 min.
“Flatword,” when Flatworld collides with Flipside, a parallel cartoon universe, the whole family will be gripped; 30 min.
6 Cite Paradis
75010 Paris, France
Fax: (33-1) 42-46-51-51
Attending: Rita Torndahl-Zalejski; Philippe Hubert.
“Pointu, King of the Mediterranean Sea,” an insight into the lives of the crew of a traditional boat that sails the Mediterranean sea; 52 min.
“Fashion & Beauty Awards 2000,” the 2000 edition of the awards takes place next fall and will allow the best fashion professionals and top models to be elected by an international jury; 100 min.
“The Guardian Angles of the French Riviera,” a look at The Angels of the Bay, who are trained to face the most dangerous situations on sea, and rescue whoever gets in trouble no matter what the weather conditions are; 26 min.
“Cook Like a Gourmet Chef,” Joel Robuchon, one of the finest gourmet chefs in the world, teaches you how to cook fine cuisine in an easy and inexpensive way; 645 x 4 min. or 129 x 20 min.
33 Ovington Square
London SW3 1LJ, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7581-7200
In Cannes: Residences La Brise
Attending: Helen Grattan, managing director; Edwina Thring, sales director; Joanna Rowley, sales manager; Paola Cunsolo, Italian consultant.
“Red Crabs, Crazy Ants,” the perilous plight of the Christmas Island red crabs as they travel through the rainforest on their annual migration, attacked by a minute and deadly foe; 52 min.
“Wilderness Men,” the unique stories of ground-breaking explorers of their time – Lewis & Clark, Alexander von Humbold and Shackleton.
“Destination Space,” a look at the visionaries and risk takers driving the latest developments in space exploration; 52 min.
“Women Adventurers,” the astonishing stories of five extraordinary women adventurers, Marguerite Harrison, Gertrude Bell, Anna Leon Owens, Alexandra David Neel & Amelia Earheart; 5 x 52 min.
The Coach House, Ashford Lodge
Essex CO9 2RR, U.K
Fax: (44-1787) 479111
Attending: Alistair Gosling, CEO; Ben Barrett, intl. sales director; Andy Warkman, acquisitions director for extreme sports channel; Adam Oliver, head of business affairs.
“World Extreme Games 2000,” the first ever games will be staged as the alternative Olympics in Melbourne, Australia from Dec. 1-3, following on from the Sydney Olympics in September; 22 x 30 min. & 120 min. spesh.
“Core Culture,” weekly program showcasing the lifestyle, music, personalities and sports of the “alternative” youth culture; 26 x 60 min.
“Weekend Explorer,” adventure travel series that takes viewers to destinations throughout North America; 13 x 30 min.
“Travel, Travel,” series that visits exciting and exotic locations, big modern cities and small quiet towns, taking in restaurants, hotels and the many tourist attractions on offer; 60 x30 min.
Miguel Hernandez 81-87
08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Fax: (34-93) 2630824
Stand: R33.16; phone 92-99-88-56
Attending: Julio Fernandez, CEO & president; Carlos Fernandez, managing director; Antonia Nava, head of sales & coproductions; Carlos Rojano, marketing director; Jorge Tuca, head of acquisitions; Vicente Canales, intl. sales & coproductions exec.
Film Bridge Intl.
1316 Third St. Promenade, Suite 105
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 656-8680 Fax: (310) 656-8683
Stand: A0.13; phone 9299-8502
Attending: Ellen Wander; Incoronata Pugliuca; Isabel Preciado Loucks.
“The Count,” a romantic adventure based on the classic novel “The Count of Monte Cristo”.
“Say Nothing,” the lives of a young married couple are turned upside down when a stranger’s obsession not only puts their marriage at stake, but their lives.
“Lying in Wait,” a reclusive young artist is thrown into a world of lust, deceit and murder when a mysterious couple moves into the house next door.
“Beyond the Summit,” a docu. follows an environmental expedition team as it embarks on the largest clean-up of Mt. Everest.
Via Polonia 9
00198 Rome, Italy
Fax: (39-06) 8550248
Attending: Roberto di Girolamo, president & CEO; Laura Maurano, sales manager; Andrea di Girolamo, sales assistant; Antonio Pacillo, assistant.
“Free the Fish,” an honest family of southern Italians finds itself in league with a local mafioso when their children marry.
“Giraffe,” two sisters form a relationship, after many years apart, following their father’s death; 105 min.
“What Girls Never Say,” the lives and loves of four close female friends.
“Once Upon a Time in Sicily,” a captain must escort a prisoner from Palermo to Messina, just a few years after the prisoner had kidnapped his wife.
Filmex-port Prague Distribution
Marie Cibulkove 34
140 00 Prague 4, Czech Republic
(420-2) 440 14216
Fax: (420-2) 440 14218
Stand: 08.07; phone 92-99-80-73
Attending: Marta Kornerova, director; Zdena Eliasova, sales exec.
“The Pilgrimage of Students Peter and Jacob,” feature about life values; 95 min.
“The Melancholic Chicken,” drama about passion and innocence set in the Slovak mountain region; 110 min.
“The Time of Debts,” tale of the breakdown of an unsuccessful marriage and one man’s desire to extract himself from a life lacking freedom; 120 min.
3401 St. Antoine St.
Westmount, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1X1
(514) 931-6180 Fax: (514) 939-2034
Attending: Maryse Rouillard, president; Lizanne Rouillard, VP; Nathalie D’Souza, director, intl. sales; Muriel Rosilio, senior exec, sales & co-productions; Marie-Pierre Rodier, director acquisitions & national sales; Evangelia Ozek, intl. sales representative & promotion.
“Cinemas of the World,” the stories of filmmakers from India, Australia, Denmark, Spain, Hong Kong; 5 x 60 min.
“Frontiers of Construction,” innovations in fields like computers, communications, manufacturing and genetics have given us the capacity to extend our influence throughout the natural world; 13 x 60 min.
“Eyeballs,” takes a close look at fascinating elements of our world; 26 x 2 min.
“The Joint is Jumpin,” a look into the birth and history of swing music and the phenomena of its recent revival in American pop culture; 60 min or 90 min.
Les Films D’Ici
12 rue Clavel
75019 Paris, France
Fax: (33-1) 44-52-23-24
Stand: R27.10; phone 92-99-88-60
Attending: Serge Lalou; Yves Jeanneau; Christine Legoff; Giulietta von Salis.
“Rites of Change,” a visit to Romania and Moldavia to witness the metamor-phosis of old socialists to new capitalists; 60 min.
“Bitter Sugar in Santa Lucia,” the political and social implications that the sugar harvest has in Cuba; 52 min. & 90 min.
“Belfast, My Love,” a look at what peace means for the people of Belfast, after 30 years of Civil War; 52 min. & 85 min.
“The Pinochet Case,” the events surrounding the arrest of General Pinochet; 90 min.
Fine Distribution & Licensing
AM-20 Mezzanine Floor, Block A
PJ Industrial Park, Jalan Kema-juan
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 46200
(603) 7956-5626 Fax: (603) 7957-8590
Stand: Azur.U37; phone 9299-8912
Attending: Ida Rahayu Md Noor, managing director; Rozizah A. Rahman, manager.
“Putih,” the fairy tales of Malaysian old folk. Putih reflects a woman’s beauty with courage and determination to live her life through trial and turbulance; 90 min.
“Kami,” a strict mother by nature and a career woman, she is determined to give the best for her children, but a little mishaps every now and then provide some laughs to the audience; 26 x 30 min.
159-165 Great Portland Street
London W1W 5PA, U.K
Fax: (44-20) 7307-6399
Stand: R30.24; phone 92-99-88-11
Attending: Jay Firestone, chairman & CEO, Canwest Entertainment; Adam Haight, president, Fireworks Entertainment; Greg Phillips, president, intl.; Vincent Menendez, sales manager, Latin America, Spain. Portugal & Asia; Kathryn Rice, director of sales, Europe; Clare Caufield, director of marketing.
“Blonde,” fictionalised dramatisation of Marilyn Monroe, based on the biography by Joyce Carol Oates; 2 x 120 min.
“Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda,” series centered on the last starship captain of the System’s Commonwealth, the Earth-based government that spans a thousand worlds, embracing hundreds of different races and cultures; 44 x 60 min.
“Queen of Swords,” story of a sensuous and beautiful avenger, who battles greed and corruption in 19th century California; 22 x 60 min.
“Even Stevens,” new comedy series about school, family, friends and fitting in; 21 x 30 min.
First Hand Films
10117 Berlin, Germany
Fax: (49-30) 28529099
Attending: Esther van Messel, CEO; Christian Boesh.
FJE Film & TV
16 Munchner Strasse
D-85774 Munich, Germany
Fax: (49-89) 957-25430
Attending: Carol Emery, sales direc-tor.
Represent the catalogues of Betafilm for Africa, Israel and the Middle East; EM TV – Junior for Africa and the Middle East; ZDF for Africa, Israel and the Middle East and RTL for Africa.