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WBD unveils Paris studio and production plans

Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) has unveiled a first look at its Paris studios from which it says it will deliver “the most immersive Olympic Games ever seen” this summer. To mark the ;100 Days to Go’ landmark until Olympic Summer Games Paris 2024, WBD has also: · unveiled a host of  content as the Road […]

April 17, 2024

NBC to bring Olympics Coverage to AMC theatres in US

NBC will extend its daily live daytime coverage of the 2024 Paris Olympics to AMC Theatres as a ticketed event throughout the US from July 27th-August 11th. Beginning the day after the Opening Ceremony, select daytime hours of NBCUniversal’s live coverage of the 2024 Paris Olympics on NBC will be shown in approximately 160 AMC […]

March 18, 2024

Olympic Channel for France Télévisions

As official TV host to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, France Télévisions is aiming to give higher visibility to its digital platform On May 8th, the day when the Olympic Torch is set to arrive in Marseille, the French PSB group will launch The Olympic Channel. While linear channels France 2 and France 3 […]

January 15, 2024From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Folivari launches distribution arm

French animation company Folivari announces its new distribution arm, Folivari International, headed up by former Acquisitions and International Sales Manager at Dandelooo, Melissa Vega. Vega is also co-founder of Folivari International alongside the Folivari management team Damien Brunner, Sarah Delmas and Thibaut Ruby. Driven by Folivari’s ambition to tell and share wonderful stories to global […]

January 11, 2024

Eutelsat’s Rambouillet teleport renews WTA Tier 4

Eutelsat’s giant Rambouillet teleport, just outside Paris, has had its Tier 4 certification renewed following an audit by the World Teleport Association. Since its introduction at IBC 2015, the Certification programme has quickly grown in popularity, says the WTA. Starting with one certified facility in 2015, the programme has certified 56 and currently has eight […]

January 10, 2024By Chris Forrester

France 2, France 3 to be Olympics exclusive

The schedules of France 2 and France 3, French PSB group France Télévisions’ main networks, are set to be dominated by Olympic Games coverage during July and August 2024. With the exception of news bulletins and Sunday morning religious programmes, the Games will take up all broadcast slots of both channels, the official TV hosts […]

November 28, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

OneWeb loses 4 satellites

Losing 4 satellites out of an orbital fleet of 634 satellites is not a bad ratio. However, the operator – currently en route to a merger with Eutelsat – is urging for an industry-wide approach to safely disposing of failed satellites. Sunil Bharti Mittal, OneWeb’s executive chairman and currently major shareholder through his Bharti Global […]

June 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

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

France : 50m people watch content daily

Post-Covid trends in 2022 have confirmed the acceleration of video consumption as the number of offerings and platforms is expanding rapidly in France, according to the Médiamétrie 2022 TV Year study. Some 50.4 million French users (88 per cent) now watch videos daily, whether on a connected TV, VoD or social networks. This represents a […]

January 20, 2023

NBA announces record marketing partners for Paris Game

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that a record 17 marketing partners will support The NBA Paris Game 2023 Presented by Nike, which will feature the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls and the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons playing the league’s second regular-season game in Paris at the Accor Arena on January 19th. The […]

January 18, 2023By Nik Roseveare