In 2000, Spanish broadcasters aired only 813 hours of local toons, comprising a mere 8% of their animation programming. Making the cartoon picture all the murkier, Spain offers no national coin to…
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While animated fare remains highly sought after among Germany's two main tyke channels, kiddie pubcaster Kinderkanal is continuing its focus on live-action series, which have attracted loyal viewers.
Mirroring changes in the TV biz south of the Canadian border, the Canuck broadcast milieu has been radically reshaped by the convergence trend.
French buyers and sellers of children's programming continue their love affair with animation, especially for ages 4-10, but the content is undergoing subtle shifts.
Government-enforced quotas on Australian-produced children's content ensure the domestic industry's reliance on U.S. programming is limited.
Despite a growing influence of U.S.-owned kids networks, the main funders of original U.K. children's shows are still pubcaster the BBC and its commercial rival ITV. At present, the key scheduling…
The main markets of Latin America are already dominated by local media conglomerates that are trying to leverage their various holdings in broadcast, pay TV and online media. But in most countries…
For North American companies, Mipcom Junior presents an opportunity to get product in front of important international buyers. The global economic climate necessitates multiple international sales of…
Reconfirming the event's mandate as a showcase for homegrown and Latin American cinema, Spanish-language productions dominated the awards at the 49th San Sebastian Intl. Film Festival, with features…
The effects of consolidation in American media will be more visible at next week's edition of Mipcom as yet another raft of indies throws in the Cannes towel -- Larry Gershman's WIN, Adler Video…
MTV Network chairman Tom Freston, Mipcom's Personality of the Year, is upbeat about the long-term potential of the international TV market: "It's inherently a great business. There's tremendous…