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.
Markets & Festivals
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.
There are major changes afoot at this year's Cannes Film Fest -- even the pic-selection process is shifting.
Appropriately enough, the "Wog Boy" is ready to help others take their acts on the road.
Teutonic heavyweight Bavaria Film and Sweden's Jarowskij Group have signed a joint venture to produce fictional series for the German speaking market and Eastern Europe.
A Spanish-Portuguese bank, the Banco Espiritu Santo de Investimento (BESI), has taken a 25% stake in top Spanish toon house BRB Internacional. The deal came to light at the Mip market Tuesday in…
German kidvidder EM.TV is launching its branded Junior programming block in Russia. The Junior blocks now air in 11 territories.