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Is Fear of the New Stifling
Originality in TV Content?

A number of the TV executives contacted for this (...)

DISCOP Miami Set to
Take NATPE’s Spot

The Miami TV market in January is alive and (...)

Michael Cimino: A New Biography
Reevaluates His Life and Films

What happened to Michael Cimino? The acclaimed Italian-American filmmaker (...)

November 2022

The fact that history repeats itself is noted in many an expression, including “Everything is cyclical,” “Looking back epitomizes modernity,” and even “Back to the future.” But is anyone listening? (…)

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International TV History

History of the American Film Market

History of the L.A. Screenings

History of MIP-TV (Plus, MIP-TV 2003 under SARS, Iraq War, Industry consolidation and recession)

History of NATPE

History of MIFED (in Italian)

History of Prix Italia through the pages of VideoAge (PDF version)

L.A. Screenings Veteran
Luncheons Through The Years


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Hall of Fame Vol. 2






Russian Propaganda Through the Lines?

November 28th, 2022|0 Comments

Recently, the E.U's Audiovisual Observatory came out with a 30-page downloadable document to review the "Sanctions law against Russian and Belarusian audiovisual media." It is a questionable document because, when reading between the lines, one can detect a pro-Russian bias. (...)

Why We Love to Hate the BBC

November 23rd, 2022|0 Comments

By Dom Serafini The BBC is an organization — better yet, an institution — that I love to hate. In this respect, I'm like roughly 95 percent (my estimate) of the British population. Or at least a good percentage of (...)

E.U.: Power to Consumers, Not to Hi-Tech

November 21st, 2022|0 Comments

By Dom Serafini Finally, there’s some semblance of order — at least in the E.U. — for battery chargers. By the end of 2024, all mobile phones, tablets, and cameras will need to be equipped with a universal charger. In (...)

Bert Cohen’s Worldvision: After Seven Owners, Its Success Became Its Downfall

In his business life, Bertram (later legally changed to Bert) (...)

John Laing: Crisscrossing The World With a RoboCop Promo Under His Arm

It was a big mistake to ask John Franklin Scott (...)

Joe Wallach: Political Intrigue Did Not Undermine His TV Challenges

When Joseph "Joe" Wallach was working at Brazil's Globo TV (...)