Prix Italia Goes To Ancient Rome For Diversity

This September 23-28, Prix Italia will finally return to Rome following a 26-year absence. Last year, the itinerant Prix — which is sponsored by RAI, Italy’s state broadcast organization — (…)

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By |August 13th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

NATPE Streaming Has Lots of Pluses

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 (…)

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By |August 6th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Bringing TV Classics to Modern Viewers

As a child growing up in New York City, David DiVona would often watch the syndicated Carol Burnett Show and laugh and laugh, never realizing that a love of classic television (…)

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By |July 30th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|8 Comments

The Abruzzo Region Goes to Hollywood

The creation of an Abruzzo Film Commission Advisory Board in North America (AFCAB) has finally obtained the go-ahead from Mauro Febbo, the councilman for the Abruzzo region, which is in (…)

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By |July 23rd, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|1 Comment

Justin Nicolas Bodle 1960 – 2019

Justin Bodle, a television producer, distributor, and advertising barter sales pioneer, passed away at the age of 58 at his home in the South of France on Tuesday, July 2. (…)

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By |July 16th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Newsflare Knocks On Madison Avenue’s Door For Ad Revenues

They’re popping up practically everywhere — from Facebook newsfeeds to tabloid TV shows like Inside Edition to digital news platforms such as Reuters, the AP, and The New York Post to (…)

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By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

HotSwitch: A Social Engagement For Streaming Platforms

Aiming to enrich the television experience, Orlando, Florida-based HotSwitch has a new system that offers viewers a dynamic social environment while also supplying streaming networks and channels with a B2B (…)

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By |June 25th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

Reads That Are Not To Be Missed, Summer Schedule

There are over 10 unique articles that NATPE Budapest participants will have a chance to see as the first recipients of the premier print version of VideoAge‘s June/July Issue. But (…)

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By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

25-Year-Old Le Rendez-Vous Showcases France’s New TV Shows

This year, Le Rendez-Vous — organized by Paris-based TV France International (TVFI), the trade association of French TV program exporters — will celebrate 25 years of promoting the international sales (…)

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By |June 11th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments

‘Mister Mayfair’ Production Announced With Flair in Miami Beach By Co-producers

Production on the much-anticipated Mister Mayfair, a new film trilogy, was announced on June 2 with an elaborate event in Miami Beach, Florida. A co-production between multinational SPI, St. Petersburg, (…)

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By |June 4th, 2019|Categories: WaterCooler|0 Comments