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Brunico closes NATPE deal

Following reports of a bid in November 2022, the assets of National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) have been acquired by Brunico Communications, the Canada-based operator of the Banff World Media Festival. NAPTE filed for bankruptcy protection in the autumn of 2022 after running into a financial difficulties following the cancellations of several events […]

January 3, 2023

Brunico leads bidding for NATPE assets

Brunico Communications has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets of the National Association of Television Programming Executives (NATPE), including international content markets, conferences and events NATPE Global, NATPE Budapest, NATPE Streaming+ and the Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards. This agreement is contingent upon the outcome of an upcoming public auction, in which Brunico has […]

November 21, 2022

NATPE scraps Bahamas event

The National Association of Television Programme Executives (NATPE), already in Chapter 11 bankruptcy reconstruction, has cancelled its January 2023 Global Conference and Market gathering. NATPE traditionally has been the key US event for the TV syndication market. The event was due to be held in the Bahamas. NATPE cancelled its 2022 Miami event in January […]

October 27, 2022By Chris Forrester

NATPE files for Chapter 11

The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) is filing a court petition to restructure its business affairs under Chapter 11 bankruptcy. NATPE has cited the pandemic and being forced to cancel its flaghip trade show in 2021 and again in 2022 (replacing them with virtual events), and an event in Miami earlier this year. […]

October 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

AI helps entertainment marketers search awards video library

Promax, the global association for the entertainment marketing industry, is making the library of winning creative from its annual awards competitions available to members via an easily searchable archive available on the newly-relaunched website. Using AnyClip’s proprietary Visual Intelligence Technology, each submission has been fully analysed, frame-by-frame, extracting all relevant data, to enable in-video search […]

February 11, 2022

E3, NATPE cancel in-person events

Video game convention E3 will not be held as an in-person event in LA in June 2022, for the third year in a row. The decision was due to health risks surrounding Covid-19 and the “safety of exhibitors and attendees”, said organisers the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Last year the event was held digitally with […]

January 10, 2022

Whip Media and NATPE data partnership

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations, and the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) have announced a partnership to provide a new data report for the entertainment industry with cross-platform insights on how US audiences are consuming international TV series. As TV series are […]

September 22, 2021

Survey: TV industry seeks balanced working environment

In the first of a regular series of surveys to test the health of the international TV industry, the TellyCast/ WorkShare Consulting Content Industry Monitor found that less than one in ten (9 per cent) of executives wish to return to full time, permanent office working following the pandemic. The results showed that the vast […]

April 26, 2021