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MIPCOM Spotlight: MarVista Entertainment

CANNES: In MarVista Entertainment’s action disaster film 10.0 Earthquake, Los Angeles is about to be hit by a devastating earthquake as a result of deep fracking. Fernando Szew, the company’s CEO, says the movie “keeps you on the edge of your seat.” MarVista is also offering the real-life thriller The ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Kanal D

CANNES: The Kanal D drama The Outsiders, set in the 1980s, is one of the company's highlights this year. The program tells the story of four friends who are looking to escape from the Gültepe district of Izmir to build proper lives for themselves. In Kanal D’s drama For My ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: ITV Studios Global Entertainment

CANNES: The reality format The Secret Life of Students/Teens is a lead offering for ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE). It features a new technological innovation developed to track the digital lives of its contributors. The technology captures digital data, from voice calls and messages to Facebook posts, tweets and ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Incendo

CANNES: Forget and Forgive is one of several female-led thrillers that Incendo has to offer. In the TV movie, a female homicide detective awakes with amnesia after a brutal attack. This leads her on a race to uncover her true identity and also figure out who the assailant was who ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: GRB Entertainment

CANNES: GRB Entertainment is showcasing the three-part Twisted Tales of My 9 to 5, which recounts sordid stories of overbearing bosses, inter-employee feuds and other workplace horrors. “Frustrations at work is a universal theme, and the international audience will love to see how the people in this series dealt with ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Global Agency

CANNES: As singing competitions continue to grab audiences around the world, Global Agency believes it has found “the next big thing” with Stand By Me. “With the duets and the celebrity jury also taking part as contestants, it is a very exciting new concept,” says Izzet Pinto, the founder and ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: FremantleMedia

CANNES: The sports-themed Master Athletes is a high-octane entertainment format from the FremantleMedia catalogue. “It’s an intense and groundbreaking reality show where 24 ultra-fit members of the public prepare themselves for a grueling ten-week challenge,” says Rob Clark, the company’s director of global entertainment development. “To win, the teams must ...

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Pivot Greenlights More Human Resources

NEW YORK: The U.S. network Pivot has ordered a second season of the docuseries Human Resources, which is distributed globally by Tricon Films & Television. The series, which debuted October 10 on Pivot, follows a New Jersey-based recycling company, TerraCycle, and its eclectic employees. The show will return to Pivot ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Entertainment One Television International

CANNES: The drama Halt and Catch Fire, which is presented by Entertainment One Television International, depicts the rise of the PC era during the 1980s. “It isn’t a techy, geeky show about the evolution of the technology space, but rather a serialized drama about quirky characters that chose to disrupt ...

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