Advanced Television


Crayola Studios production deal with 9 Story

Victoria Lozano, EVP Crayola, took to the stage at MIPJUNIOR in Cannes, France on October 15th to set out the vision and inspiration behind Crayola Studios’ move into entertainment content and explained why the ambitious plans fit naturally with the company’s wider ethos. Delivering the Keynote presentation, New ‘Kid’ in Town, Lozano stressed the long-term […]

October 16, 2023

AMG, VideoAmp sign currency agreement

Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group (AMG) and VideoAmp have announced a ten-year currency agreement during the Cannes Lions Festival. AMG is the first TV publisher to move forward with a deal of this kind, making VideoAmp their primary and preferred currency, effective immediately. VideoAmp’s big dataset incorporates 39 million households and multiple data sources, providing […]

June 20, 2023

France to support film studio growth

French Minister of Culture Rima Abdul Malak has unveiled the results of La Grande Fabrique de l’image, a national call for projects that aims to double the country’s film studio capacity to lead 153, 000 square metres by 2030. As part of this initiative, announced at the Cannes Film Festival, €350 million in funding will […]

May 23, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Magic Frame Animation, Creation Entertainment Media partner for animated feature

Magic Frame Animation and Creation Entertainment Media have announced their collaboration for the kids animated feature film, Secret Magic Control Agency II: Mission Sleeping Beauty, the sequel to the popular Netflix film released in 2021. Magic Frame Animation and Creation Entertainment Media will present the film, which is currently in production, at Marché du Film […]

May 15, 2023

Fae Pictures announces Streams Flow From A River

Canadian scripted production company Fae Pictures has announced the international premiere of premium drama series Streams Flow From A River (6×14’) at Canneseries, following its selection for the festival’s Official Short Form Competition for 2023. It is the first Canadian series to be helmed by an all-Asian writers’ room and 75 per cent East Asian […]

March 30, 2023

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

MIPTV will focus on factual

Lucy Smith, Director of TV for organiser Reed Midem, has spelt out that the spring market – that some had doubted would recover post-pandemic – will be led by factual programming. “MIPTV is not about being biggest market of the year. It’s about being the most relevant, at the right time. Documentary and factual programming […]

October 19, 2022Nick Snow @ MIPCOM

WildBear reveals MIPCOM slate

WildBear International, the fledgling distribution arm of WildBear Entertainment, one of Australia’s leading producers of factual programming, has revealed its slate of new shows for MIPCOM, featuring observational documentary, history, and wildlife titles. Gem Hunters Down Under (6 x 60) is a new observational documentary series that takes audiences on a wild ride into the […]

September 26, 2022

Survey: 77% say films changed their view on cultural issues

With the Cannes Film Festival in full swing, research from Mastercard, official partner of the festival, reveals that two in five Brits (42 per cent) say movies have changed the way they see the world. The power of the cinematic voice has proved evident as the survey reveals that almost four in five people in […]

May 25, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Whip Media launches data-driven content exchange & research platform 

Whip Media has announced the commercial launch of the Whip Media Exchange – a first-of-its-kind global licensing and research platform for film and TV content. Notably, the Exchange is the industry’s largest database for TV and movie content, offering data-driven predictions across hundreds of thousands of titles. That breadth of content coverage easily enables buyers […]

March 30, 2022