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.
Discovery Networks Europe is partnering with Italy's Mediatrade to co-produce seven hourlong documentaries.
Expanding its presence in the international broadcasting market, MGM is establishing a 24-hour digital branded movie channel in New Zealand.
German kidvidder EM.TV is launching its branded Junior programming block in Russia. The Junior blocks now air in 11 territories.
German kidvidder TV Loonland has licensed two pre-school properties to the Disney Channel.
Germany's newly founded international program market, the Cologne Screenings, will take place June 24-27.
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.
Spanish film and TV production house Starline is driving into event miniseries production.
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 media giant Kirch Group packed them in again Tuesday at the company's traditional Mip market get-together, the Beta Brunch.