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Gogglebox Being Developed for the Chinese Market

CANNES: Zhejiang Huace Film & TV Group and all3media international are co-developing a local version of the factual-entertainment format Gogglebox for China, with an initial order for 12 episodes. The Chinese treatment is expected to launch in the second half of this year on a first-tiered satellite channel. Additionally, all3meda ...

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Content Television Takes On Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus

LONDON: Content Television has secured the international distribution rights for the feature-length documentary Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus, in which filmmaker Timothy Mahoney chronicles an archeological investigation in Egypt as his team attempts to corroborate the biblical text. From Thinking Man Films, the doc seeks to answer the question of ...

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Getting Ready for MIPTV?

CANNES: Get ready for MIPTV's official opening tomorrow by picking up a copy of our MIPTV editions at a number of hotels on the Croisette, and download or update the World Screen app, delivering programming listings, news and a host ...

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Zodiak Rights Unveils New Factual Highlights

CANNES: Zodiak Rights is showcasing a range of newly commissioned factual programs at MIPTV, among them Fat Fashion Wars from Blast! Films. Fat Fashion Wars spotlights the booming demand for plus-sized fashion. The one-hour doc is part of the Zodiak Rights factual slate, alongside the fixed-rig titles Rookie Trawlermen (working ...

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WDRmg to Be Part of MIPTV’s German Pavilion

COLOGNE: For the first time ever, WDR mediagroup (WDRmg) is attending MIPTV as part of the German Pavilion, from which it is slated to showcase such titles as The Maus and Elefantastic. Recently added to the WDRmg catalogue are the WDR productions From Scratch to Pro, a format for kids ...

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Angela Neillis Talks FMI Factual Strategy

CANNES: FremantleMedia International’s (FMI) director of non-scripted content for the U.K., EMEA and Asia Pacific, Angela Neillis, talked about the kinds of factual properties she’s looking to take on at a MIPDoc panel this morning. Neillis, a speaker in the “What Do Buyers Want?” session, pointed to the “huge range” ...

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RMC Découverte Looks to Up Originals Slate

CANNES: Corentin Glutron, head of acquisitions at RMC Découverte, told MIPDoc delegates this morning that the French DTT factual channel is increasing its slate of originals to sit alongside its 1,200 hours of acquired content. Glutron was among the panelists at the MIPDoc morning session “What do Buyers Want?” He ...

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MIPTV Spotlight: NHK Enterprises

CANNES: The NHK Enterprises highlight Voyage Over Earth: Astonishing Images from Space presents 4K images of Earth shot from space for the first time. “Viewers can experience spectacular sights previously seen only by astronauts,” says Noriko Aratani, the deputy general manager of international sales for NHK Enterprises. From the company’s ...

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