“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. (…)
Nowadays, people can freely go to the library to look for archived news about a person — but they cannot do it online. This is thanks to another absurd law from the minds of European bureaucrats. This new “Right to be Forgotten” privacy rule prevents people from going online to check news stories in the public domain that deal with the reputation, qualifications, and criminal records of potential employees, babysitters, and personal caregivers.
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.