“The theme of the up-coming NATPE Miami market is ‘Linear Plus’ because linear television still generates huge business worldwide and still drives the content market-place,” said NATPE president and CEO (…)
In the 1960s, Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan introduced the phrase “the medium is the message” to indicate that forms of media not only transmit information but also frame how it (…)
Recently, the Strasbourg, France-based European Audiovisual Observatory of the Council of Europe published an 80-page report detailing Brexit’s impact on the audiovisual sector, which is summarized below.
With Brexit, all E.U. (…)
Once the gatekeepers of the worldwide animation business, Canadian toon producers have, of late, been rather quiet on the international TV distribution scene. It’s not that they are not producing, (…)
Parts of the world are clearly in a state of turmoil. Just look at what’s happening in the Middle East, North Africa, the U.K., Spain, and Hong Kong these days. (…)
It’s easy to see how the shared historical identities of both Africa and the Caribbean regions impact their film-TV industry, and hence why it is possible to have shared distribution.
Streaming is all the rage these days, so much so that it has the potential to overturn a business model that has worked well — and has been profitable — (…)
At May’s L.A. Screening, buyers kept one eye on the content on offer from the U.S. studios, and the other on developments behind the scenes at the studios that could (…)
The talk at this year’s MIPCOM is likely to be all about… MIP-TV 2020. That’s because there’s little to say about MIPCOM 2019, other than that it’s going to be (…)
NATPE recently hosted “Streaming Plus” a first-of-its-kind summit for the Los Angeles-based non-profit TV trade organization, during which leading executives from CBS, YouTube, The CW, and Netflix gathered to review (…)