MIP-TV is traditionally a whirlwind of activities. And this year promises to be even more hectic due to the addition of the new CanneSeries. But the market is (…)
Emily Witt’s concise overview of Nigeria’s film industry, titled Nollywood: The Making of a Film Empire (Columbia Global Reports, 2017, 128 pgs., U.S.$14.99), opens with a monologue from Nigerian director-producer (…)
In Canada, where the thirst for content is truly unquenchable, independent distributors play a key role.
Take The Handmaid’s Tale, set to return for a second season in April. Here was (…)
The football (soccer) world has more problems with Russia than U.S. President Donald Trump.
It all started last November with Italy’s elimination from the tournament, which translated to widespread disinterest for (…)
The theme of this upcoming NATPE Miami market, the 38th in the association’s 54-year history, is “A Changing Industry in a Changing World,” and even though it is appropriate, it (…)
Among the recent class of late-night TV talk show lightweights in the U.S., which include such names as Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers, David Letterman stands as the closing act (…)
This year, the 10 countries of the ASEAN community are celebrating their 50th anniversary. Member state Singapore staged several celebratory events during the months of July, August and October, and (…)
The Cable TV industry, particularly in the U.S., has so many challenges that only a few can be listed in this report in order to avoid making the story too (…)
For Canadians, their own Upfronts in Toronto start after they return from the L.A. Screenings. Canadians need to be at the Screenings in California since many hot shows are bought (…)
The 27th edition of the Jornadas exhibition was advertised as a three-day event: September 19-21, so it was surprising for participants entering the basement area of the traditional Hilton Buenos (…)