Sundance may have rejected his short film "Bullet in the Brain," but tyro helmer David Von Ancken still managed to turn himself into the center of attention in Park City last January.
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Planeta Junior, a 50-50 joint venture of German toon giant EM.TV and Spanish TV and film conglom Planeta 2010, on May 1 will launch branded children's channel Planeta Junior on Spanish DTT operator…
Following an accord announced Tuesday at Mip TV with Brazil's TV Globo, Saban has also renewed its volume deal with Portugal's biggest broadcaster, private net SIC.
Unveiling yet another event miniseries, Italy's DeAngelis Group has inked with Italian pubcaster RAI and German film fund Victory Media to produce the two-part "Renzo and Lucia."
Buena Vista Intl. Television has sold "Wingspan," the feature length doc on Paul McCartney's post-Beatles career, to the U.K.'s Channel 4.
The budget for French TV production rose 13% to 7.6 billion francs ($1.03 billion) in 2000, with a total 3,892 hours made, the Centre National de la Cinematographie (CNC) said at Mip.
Britain's Wall to Wall has announced its biggest production with the $8.5 million factual series "Ancient Egyptians."
The World Wrestling Federation continued its hype assault on Mip TV for the third day running with the announcement of yet more programming sales, this time to Australia.
Granada Intl. and Off the Fence, a subsidiary of Munich-based kidvidder RTV Entertainment, have concluded a co-production agreement spanning more than 100 hours of nonfiction programming. The…
Carlton Intl. has sold kidvid series "STARStreet" to French terrestrial France 2.