As Mip TV celebrates its 50th birthday, the venerable program market shows few signs of middle-aged meltdown.
Unscripted skeins dominate pre-confab conversation.
Next year's Mip TV sales mart is to bow Sunday April 1 -- a day later than announced last month.
Shorter, sunnier and starrier -- those three words help sum up the Mip TV market, which wrapped Thursday.
Mip is ready to roll, and when buyers get to Cannes they'll be greeted by historical epics, intimate docudramas and procedurals of every flavor.
On Oct. 2, Mip Junior will announce the winner of its 2010 licensing challenge in Cannes, France. And if it goes anything like last year, the creators of highly marketable new youth programming could…
FremantleMedia is beefing up cross-border production between subsidiaries Talkback Thames in the U.K. and Germany's UFA.
Italy's film industry is embarking on a mission to forge closer ties with China, following the success of Italo romantic crimer "Night Bus."
Confab opens amid signs of a rebound.
TOKYO - The global TV world is seeing more Japanese content -- and not just the toons that have long been the country's biggest smallscreen export.
While the TV business community gathered at NATPE in Las Vegas in January to pontificate about "what if," attendees at the upcoming Mip confab will be discussing "now what."