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Cover Stories

Co-Financing Replacing
Old Era Co-Production

During the "Spotlight on Turkey" seminar held at January's (...)

TV Execs Unload Their
Frustrations On TCA Journalists

Diversity was a bone of contention throughout the first (...)

Will Prestige TV Change
with Streamers in Crisis?

Are we nearing the end of prestige TV? Many (...)

April 2024

Incompetence masquerading as personal truth might be beneficial to one’s health. Too many truths, however, could cause agita. (…)

Audio Version (a DV Works service)

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


Int’l TV Distribution
Hall of Fame Vol. 1

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Int’l TV Distribution
Hall of Fame Vol. 2






The Father of Karaoke Has Stopped Singing

April 18th, 2024|0 Comments

Shigeichi Negishi, the Japanese engineer who invented the karaoke machine in 1967, has died at the age of 100. Even though Negishi actually died on January 26, 2024, the news out of Japan was only reported on March 14. His daughter, (...)

Volatile Musk Encounter With Opinionated Lemon

April 15th, 2024|0 Comments

By Dom Serafini Recently, I reviewed the interview that former CNN personality Don Lemon did with Elon Musk of X (formerly Twitter). I viewed the whole 66 minutes of it on YouTube, and below is my analysis. The interview was (...)

Relief and Excitement for MIP’s Ending

April 11th, 2024|0 Comments

It seemed as though executives from RX France, the organizers of MIPTV, were relieved that the long agony of a market that started in 1963 was finally ending. At the same time they were excited about MIP London, the new (...)

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 (...)