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Italy’s Blue Box Touts Interactive Formats

ROME: The Italian outfit Blue Box is focusing its MIPCOM efforts on launching two new formats that feature interactive applications: Face to Face and Now or Never. Face to Face is a game show that has technology that allows players to move a 360-degree camera using their own tablets. Now ...

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Imira to Rep Scholastic, BabyTV Properties

MADRID: Imira Entertainment has signed a roster of deals totaling more than 500 hours of content, including distribution agreements with Scholastic and BabyTV, part of FOX International Channels. Imira is now set to distribute Scholastic’s Animorphs, Goosebumps, Horrible Histories, I Spy, Maya & Miguel, The Magic School Bus, Sammy’s Story ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Escapade Media

CANNES: Escapade Media will be at MIPCOM discussing sales for the feature documentary The Lost Aviator, which is about a cold case from 1932 involving the infamous British aviator Bill Lancaster, who was on trial for murder in Miami. The ...

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GBI Scores Agreements for SLAM 7 Movie

BEVERLY HILLS: Genius Brands International (GBI) has concluded new international broadcast and home-entertainment agreements for the animated movie Stan Lee’s Mighty 7 (SLAM 7), which features the legendary Stan Lee. Discovery Channel in India, DR in Denmark, Workpoint in Thailand, GMA in the Philippines and Imagine Media in Israel picked ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Artist View Entertainment

CANNES: The movie Nowhere Safe, which is being offered to buyers by Artist View Entertainment, deals with the issue of cyberbullying and the damage it can do in today’s society. Artist View’s A Dark Reflection is based on true events. It follows the story of a female reporter who uncovers ...

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Foothill Heads to MIPCOM with Spike Team

SANTA BARBARA: Foothill Entertainment is presenting the latest installment of the animated series Spike Team at MIPCOM, with a number of sales for the show already completed. The first two seasons of the sports-themed show have aired on RAI Gulp in Italy. A third season is already in the works. ...

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Cake Boss Star Buddy Valastro Launches Production Venture

NEW YORK: Buddy Valastro, the star of the hit series Cake Boss, has launched Cakehouse Media, partnering with fellow producer Art Edwards for the venture. Cakehouse Media will be dedicated to lifestyle programming, aiming to create high-quality original content for broadcast, cable and digital platforms in the U.S. and across ...

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Blue Ant Media Commits to 4K Content Production

TORONTO: Blue Ant Media is planning to produce and distribute 200 hours of 4K nature and wildlife content annually More than 150 hours of the first year’s slate is currently in production and will be available starting in spring 2015. This nature and wildlife programming is being developed through a ...

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BBC Worldwide Channels Commissioner Outlines Wish List

LONDON: Julie Swanston, the VP of commissioning for BBC Worldwide Channels, has set out her priorities for the new genre brands BBC Earth and BBC Brit. Swanston is charged with commissioning a minimum of 83 hours of content across the two brands. For BBC Brit, the aim is to commission ...

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