UGV For Viewers Who Watch Network TV

Television programmers are discovering a new resource for content: Their viewers.  User Generated Video (UGV) is fast becoming the primary form of original content, not only for television but also (…)

By |December 13th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

DISCOP’s Quick Response: ‘We Will Only Hold Two DISCOP Markets In Africa’

Patrick Zuchowicki, DISCOP‘s CEO, responded to the December 10 edition of VideoAge‘s Water Cooler to “to highlight a few decisions that were taken recently.”

Among the changes, Zuchowicki reported, were the (…)

By |December 11th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Two DISCOPs in Africa Are Too Much

The general consensus about last month’s DISCOP Johannesburg was that participation seemed somewhat diluted due to the frequency of its sister markets — suggesting that future market dates will have (…)

By |December 10th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Orlando Corradi, 1940- 2018

Last month, the entertainment industry lost a major producer and distributor of animated film and TV content, when Orlando Corradi, founder of Rome-based Mondo TV, died following a prolonged illness. (…)

By |December 3rd, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Canada Opens To More Multilingual TV

Later this month, the CRTC, Canada’s broadcast regulatory authority, will hold four days of public hearings to determine which one of a handful of applications will be awarded a special TV license to operate a multilingual TV (…)

By |November 27th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

MIP Cancun Reaches Maturity at Age Five

“Better than expected, and better than last year,” is how A+E’s Helen Jurado summarized the 5th edition of MIP Cancun, the recently concluded TV market focusing on LATAM, which was (…)

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Richard Milnes in the NATPE Hall of Fame Issue

London-born TV veteran Richard Milnes is VideoAge‘s International Hall of Fame honoree in its NATPE Miami 2019 edition. Milnes is the third Briton to be featured out of 29 TV (…)

By |November 13th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Preparing For Singapore’s Asia TV Forum

The Asia TV Forum and Market (ATF) is just 28 days away, and VideoAge will, as usual, keep its international readers apprised of developments at the event both in print (…)

By |November 6th, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

AFM’s New Badge Requirement

Today, October 31, the American Film Market (AFM) opened its doors for its 39th annual eight-day edition — its 28th in Santa Monica, California.

This year, for the first time, a (…)

By |October 31st, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

MIP Cancun and DISCOP’s Double Date

Two TV markets at exactly the same time, on exactly the same days. Could be doable… except for the fact that one, DISCOP, is being held in South Africa, while (…)

By |October 23rd, 2018|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments