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…
Markets & Festivals
Carlton Intl. has sold kidvid series "STARStreet" to French terrestrial France 2.
U.K.-based Egmont Imagination has sold the half-hour comedy series "Lizzie McGuire" to all Disney overseas channels, marking the first time they all have acquired a series from a third party.
Discovery Networks Europe is partnering with Italy's Mediatrade to co-produce seven hourlong documentaries.
After 34 years at Reed Midem, the past 12 of them at the helm, CEO Xavier Roy is preparing his succession with the forthcoming appointment of a managing director, he told Daily Variety on Wednesday.
National Geographic and the BBC are set to co-produce the blue-chip docu "Great Natural Wonders of the World," which is to be presented by David Attenborough.
Charlotte Rampling will officially open the 2001 Cannes Film Festival on May 9, fest prexy Gilles Jacob announced Wednesday. She will also present the final awards on May 20.
Expanding its presence in the international broadcasting market, MGM is establishing a 24-hour digital branded movie channel in New Zealand.
Reality formats are once again hot on the Croisette.
Gerard Depardieu and his son Guillaume are set to star in the 35 million franc ($4.8 million) "Honor Thy Father," a feature film about a complex father-son relationship.