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MIPCOM Spotlight: Tele München International

CANNES: An emotional roller coaster is how Michael Oesterlin, the executive VP of international sales at Tele München Group, describes the mini-series The Other Wife. “We expect more than the usual interest in our high-quality drama mini-series The Other Wife due to the outstanding cast,” Oesterlin says. Rupert Everett stars ...

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Technicolor Sets Up Games Unit

PARIS: Technicolor has formed a new high-end game art and animation team, which is dedicated to working alongside Rockstar Games. The Rockstar Games dedicated unit will bring together Technicolor’s team of game artists, animators and state-of-the-art technology infrastructure a its Bangalore, India-based digital production studio. Technicolor India was already worked ...

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Content Promotes Vicky Ryan

LONDON: Content Television and Digital has elevated Vicky Ryan to the post of VP of commercial affairs, in an effort to bolster its producer and supplier relationships. Ryan was previously the director of sales and contracts administration. Her new role will see her heading up the company’s further expansion of post-sales ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: ALL3MEDIA International

CANNES: From executive producer Stephen Lambert, the man behind the hit Undercover Boss, comes the brand-new series Model Employee, which is one of ALL3MEDIA International’s lead titles for MIPCOM. The series sees tantrum-prone supermodels competing to become the face of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas. “This is a ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: FremantleMedia Enterprises

CANNES: As the U.S. presidential elections draw near, the world of American politics has been a big draw with global buyers, and FremantleMedia Enterprises’ (FME) Battleground, a comedy-drama set in the world of political campaigns, is very much on trend. “Battleground is a quick-paced, witty drama encompassing politics, media, social ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Nordic World

CANNES: The titles that Nordic World is highlighting for MIPCOM buyers have subjects that open the window to worlds that have universal resonance. CQB: Close Quarter Battle is one such offering. “Sadly, combat situations are part of the human condition, which makes CQB: Close Quarter Battle as relevant to audiences ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Sky Vision

CANNES: The newly established distribution company Sky Vision, formed by BSkyB’s acquisition of Parthenon Media Group earlier this year, makes its debut at the market. “We have been extremely fortunate to launch Sky Vision at MIPCOM with two amazing David Attenborough titles, Kingdom of Plants and Galapagos,” says Leona Connell, ...

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MIPCOM Spotlight: Zodiak Rights

CANNES: With around 500 hours of new content to offer, Zodiak Rights is particularly excited to showcase the hour-long series Switch, a comedy-drama about four witches. Switch is “light on the supernatural and high on human interest,” says Jane Millichip, the managing director for the company. Millichip goes on to ...

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Ratings Roundup: Italian Prime Time

PREMIUM: Original Italian drama productions pulled the biggest prime-time television audiences in Italy for the week ended September 30, led by Canale 5’s L’onore e il Rispetto (Honor and Respect). L’onore e il Rispetto took first place on Wednesday (September 26) with 6.051 million viewers and a share of 22.48 ...

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Spanish Firms Eye Increased International Sales at MIPCOM

MADRID: More than 20 exhibitors will be headed to MIPCOM as part of the Audiovisual from Spain delegation, eyeing a continued increase in international sales on the heels of an 18-percent bump in content exports in 2011. The Audiovisual from Spain umbrella stand is organized by ICEX, along with the ...

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