Distribs at Mipcom are discreetly making money out of the Sept. 11 disaster as it becomes clear that anything that relates to terrorism is a hot property.
Markets & Festivals
One of Europe's most powerful media executives, Jan Mojto, acknowledged at a Mipcom presentation Tuesday that his role in the Kirch empire is about to undergo substantial changes.
Columbia TriStar TV Distribution, one of the biggest supporters of the NATPE convention, surprised the syndication industry Tuesday by reversing its decision to remain an exhibitor on the floor of…
International distributors at the Mipcom TV mart, which starts Oct. 8, had better gear themselves up for some tough talking with the CIA -- Canal Plus Intl. Acquisitions, that is.
The 29th Intl. Emmy Award noms, which will be unveiled at the Mipcom TV mart in Cannes Oct. 8, feature shows from a wider swathe of foreign broadcasters than ever before.
It's not all doom and gloom for American shows in the all-important German TV market.
Germany's Kirch Media has canceled its glitzy Mipcom premiere for new historical miniseries "The Crusaders" in the wake of U.S. and British military action in Afghanistan.
Jean-Luc Godard returns to Sweden in November for the first time in 30 years to receive the Stockholm Lifetime Achievement Award and to be feted as guest of honor at the Stockholm Intl. Film Festival.
Gallic broadcaster France 2 and German pubcaster ZDF have joined an international team co-producing six TV movies adapted from Mary Higgins Clark novels.
National Geographic Television has pacted with Munich-based Telcast for the distribution of footage from its film library.