Providers of broadband services and content agreed Monday that broadband is all about added value for consumers and how to achieve it in a cost-conscious way.
Markets & Festivals
Encore Intl. has inked exclusive licensing agreements with suppliers Morgan Creek, Southern Star, Beyond, Canal Plus and Ellipse to acquire 300 hours of drama series and movies.
Berlin-based toon factory Greenlight Media and Sweden's Happy Life have agreed to co-produce "Microphonies," a new animated tyke series to be backed by Greenlight's Berlin Animation Fund.
Kirch Media head Jan Mojto will step down from his post, sources at Mipcom confirmed to Daily Variety Monday.
MTV Networks Intl. inked 14 pre-sale deals for Nickelodeon's first multimedia property, "Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius," with many of the deals including online components, licensing and merchandising…
German kidvidder EM.TV has inked a $3.5 million three-year rights and co-production deal with Hong Kong's First Asia Entertainment.
French Culture Minister Catherine Tasca officially opened the Mipcom TV mart Monday, cutting the ribbon at one entrance to the Palais des Festivals while harried TV execs were frisked by security…
Rai Trade, the distribution arm of Italian pubcaster RAI, pacted Monday with Liberty Intl. Entertainment, giving the L.A.-based distribution company U.S., Canadian and, where available, Latin…
European culture channel Arte and the BBC Monday inked an open-ended cooperation pact at Mipcom to develop and produce around 10 projects a year.
Asif Kapadia's Indian odyssey "The Warrior" took top nod the Golden Hitchcock at the 12th Dinard British Film Festival Sunday.