Advanced Television


UniqCast Cloud expands portfolio with Arte Video

UniqCast, a leading provider of end-to-end video delivery solutions, has announced that it has added another client to its rapidly expanding portfolio. Arte Video, an authorised encoding house of Apple iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Prime Video, Sony, Disney+, Microsoft, Tatatu, and other VoD platforms, has selected UniqCast Cloud Platform to provide VoD services for their […]

April 17, 2023

Arte reports 45m monthly views

Arte, the European culture broadcaster, has reported that its four European language offerings (Spanish, English, Italian and Polish) registered a 50 per cent increase over 2022 to 45 million views each month, according to the service’s annual round-up. This is in line with the global digital rise of platform and of the various social […]

January 3, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Broadview, Space filming Art in War for ARTE

German Producer, Broadview, and Ukrainian Producer, Space, together with The Organization of Ukrainian Producers (OUP) started the last film shootings for the documentary film Art in War. The film will debut on cultural TV Channel ARTE in spring 2023. The first lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, speaks exclusively in the film. The interview touches upon […]

December 19, 2022

Swixer hires Musi

Swixer, a Scandinaviam production services company, has announced the appointment of Giulio Musi as Executive Producer of Drama & Commercials. Swixer is expanding its drama series, film and commercial production with the recruitment of Cannes Lions and Epicas award winning film producer and commercial director, Giulio Musi. His most recent credit is for producing the […]

December 15, 2022

French Senate approves TV licence fee axe

Members of the French Senate, the country’s upper legislative chamber, have approved government legislation abolishing the country’s TV licence fee. The house voted in favour of the legislation 196 votes to 147. The move follows a July vote in the lower house. The decision to axe the fee follows an election promise by President Emmanuel […]

August 2, 2022By Colin Mann

France axes PSB licence fee

French deputies have voted to end the licence fee financing PSB groups, a project that was examined as part of the corrective finance bill for 2022. The Assembly replaced its funding by a percentage of VAT for a total amount of €3.7 billion. This element of VAT will be determined annually as part of the […]

July 25, 2022From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Beyond Rights signs 4 new producer partners

Beyond Rights has struck first time representation relationships with four new producer partners: Lou Reda Productions from the US, Canada’s White Pine Pictures, Ronde Media from Australia, and Magnetic Pictures from New Zealand. Working with Lou Reda Productions, a company best-known for its archival non-fiction titles, Beyond Rights has acquired Eyewitness WWII: Invasion Italy (2 […]

July 19, 2022

History Hit appoints Locke

History Hit, the SVoD and content platform acquired by Little Dot Studios in 2020, has appointed Bill Locke as Head of Original Programming. In this newly created position, Locke will report directly to History Hit co-Founder and Creative Director, Dan Snow, and will be responsible for overseeing development and executive producing the delivery of series […]

January 11, 2022

Whip Media Survey on streaming in Europe

Whip Media surveyed more than 9,000 users of its TV Time app across five European territories (France, Italy, Germany, Spain, UK) to help understand consumer sentiment surrounding paid streaming in these markets. The key findings include: Consumers in the FIGS UK countries maintain approximately three SVoD subscriptions on average. The majority of FIGS UK respondents […]

December 16, 2021

Success for EBU content-sharing initiative

A pioneering European news service supported by 11 national broadcasters has garnered more than 23.5 million views in just five months. Launched in July 2021, the ‘A European Perspective’ initiative responds to surging demand for trusted news against the backdrop of conspiracy-fuelled disinformation campaigns and populist rhetoric. It is hosted by public service media from […]

December 8, 2021By Colin Mann