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MIPCOM Spotlight: New Dominion Pictures

CANNES: Restoration expert Dan Short and his team share their knowledge about bringing automotive classics back to life in FantomWorks. Kristen Eppley, the senior VP of international distribution at New Dominion Pictures, says, “FantomWorks is a reality car show that will appeal to viewers who are passionate about classic cars.” ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Media Development Authority of Singapore

CANNES: The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) is leading a delegation of 23 companies to MIPCOM under the Singapore pavilion. There will be 80-plus titles and more than 400 hours  available. This includes Serangoon Road, a detective drama from Infinite Studios, HBO Asia and ABC TV (distributed by Content ...

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GroupM Entertainment Teams Up with Alloy Digital

NEW YORK: GroupM Entertainment has entered into a partnership with Alloy Digital to develop, produce and market two original episodic web series. GroupM Entertainment will invest in both Chasing: Season 2 and Encore. Both are digital properties conceived of by Alloy Digital and are targeted toward consumers 12 to 34. ...

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Passion Adds Expensive Eats to Catalogue

LONDON: Passion Distribution has taken on the international distribution rights for the lifestyle series Expensive Eats, produced by Filmat36. Expensive Eats explores the journey of rare foods in Asia and Europe. Host James Wong teaches viewers about the processes involved in getting these precious ingredients. The series, produced with support ...

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VP of Argentina to Address MIPCOM LATAM Global Dealmakers Lunch

PARIS: Lic. Amado Boudou, the vice president of Argentina, is set to take part in the MIPCOM 2013 LATAM Global Dealmakers Lunch and lead his country’s delegation as part of the Argentina Country of Honour program. The second annual LATAM Global Dealmakers Lunch is hosted in partnership with Telemundo Internacional, ...

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MPI to Offer Variety of Films

LOS ANGELES: This MIPCOM Mission Pictures International (MPI) plans to present a number of films that span such genres as family, drama and comedy. Among the many dramas is Christmas for a Dollar, which focuses on a family's struggle to enjoy the holiday season while coping with financial difficulties and ...

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Nat Geo Channel Localized for Finland

HELSINKI: National Geographic Channels International has launched a fully localized version of its flagship National Geographic Channel in Finland. The service is managed by FOX International Channels. NGC Finland will be subtitled and include locally produced promo materials and will also be open to local advertising. “At FIC we are ...

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Pre-MIPCOM Sales for Peacock Alley

TORONTO: Peacock Alley Entertainment has secured sales for two popular series, High Tech Rednecks and Money Moron. The factual series High Tech Rednecks is headed to Discovery Asia, Discovery Poland, Seven Network in Australia and RTL Nitro in Germany. The series is produced by Shark Teeth Films for Discovery Canada. ...

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Rainbow Heads to Cannes with Royal Academy

LONDON: Rainbow is slated to showcase Royal Academy, a new animated comedy series, at next month's MIP Junior. Royal Academy follows the life of Rose Cinderella, who is attending a school full of students from famous fairytale families. Other characters include Hawk Snowwhite, Travis Beast, Pearl Rapunzel and Violet LeFrog. ...

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Dave Commissions New Comedy Travel Series

LONDON: UKTV's Dave has commissioned Renegade Pictures to produce Spending Dave's Money, a series that traverses the globe and drops celebrity duos into unfamiliar places and asks them to spend £10,000 in 24 hours. The channel has some strict rules though about the money-spending: the double acts must have absolutely ...

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