Japan's TV market has undergone a fundamental change in the last year with the launch of digital satellite channels by the nation's main webs in December. Adding to the mix this year, a new…
Markets & Festivals
BBC maverick director general Greg Dyke is in expansionist mode, so count on the pubcaster's execs to pack a long shopping list as they head for Mip.
In the last year, the Polish television scene has seen heated debate regarding the relaxation of foreign ownership in local electronic media. The current Radio and Television Law draws the line for…
Homegrown fare continues to dominate the broadcasting scene in South Korea, with minimal or zero interest in imported dramas and sitcoms. In fact, it has been quite a few years since one of the…
If French free-to-air network bosses appear to be stooping at Mip this year, it is probably all that money in their pockets.
After the chaos, consolidation. Battles on the streets (over Czech TV) and in the courts (over Nova TV), cutbacks (at HBO) and survival of the strongest are changing the television landscape in the…
While other territories chew nails over a queasy Internet climate, the tech-happy Nords are cheerfully throwing pots of money at various lanes of the new-media highway.
With sales last year reaching a record DM968 million ($459 million), RTL2 has become the envy of its rivals. For managing director Josef Andorfer, the web's success is the result of a consistent…
While traditional TV players at Mip tend to be the same familiar faces year in, year out, don't expect to run into all those Internet and new-media contacts you made in Cannes last year. Quite a few…
Local programming rules in most European broadcasting markets, but some American dramas can still cut a swath through Euro skeds.
The first Asian Intl. Digital Film Festival, with 200 entries from all over the world including 70 from India, will be hosted in New Delhi beginning Monday.