Thursday, October 30, 2014

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INTERNATIONAL | MOVIES
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
Marvel Studios accomplished the impossible: to take its superheroes to the big screen in a shared universe. With one hit after another, the company revealed its movie lineup for the next four years. »
INTERNATIONAL | EXECUTIVES
Malaysia Steps into the Global Market
Dato'Sri Abdul Rahim Mohamed Radzi, Secretary General of the Malaysian Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, spoke to ttv about the Asian country's strategy to become a heavyweight player in the international content industry. »
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INTERNATIONAL | INTERNET
YouTube Grows on Mobile
The online video giant announced 50% of its traffic is registered on mobile devices, a growing trend. In addition, the company is considering new subscription-based models to monetize its content. »
AFRICA | EXECUTIVES
Urban Flavor
Through a varied offer of sports and music channels, TRACE provides original content that highlights urban culture and current trends, making it "the number one entertainment brand for the youth in Africa." »
US | PAY TV
AMC Buys Into BBC America
AMC Networks is set to take over the running of BBC America after buying into the US arm of the British broadcaster in a US$200 million deal. This will give AMC a 49.9% stake in the American cable channel. »
INTERNATIONAL | MIPCOM 2014
SPI Steps Into Africa
One of the largest portfolios of movie and thematic channels makes SPI International's content suitable for all viewers. Present at Mipcom, Berk Uziyel showcased content from the distributor's biggest brand, FilmBox, and shared its plans for expansion »
INTERNATIONAL | INTERVIEW
MGM Goes Unscripted
After decades of developing some of the best scripted content, the company signed a deal to distribute titles by Mark Burnett's One Three Media. Present at Mipcom, the company showcased its star product A.D.: Beyond the Bible. »

Events
MIAMI | EVENTS
NATPE Announces Reality and Formats Day
Welcoming top developers and creators, the day will feature dynamic panels, case studies, the NATPE Reality Breakthrough Awards luncheon and the PRO Pitch event in search of the next big idea. »
Events
AFRICA | EVENTS
Discop Gets Boost from French-Speaking Africa
Close to 300 participants and a record-breaking 45 companies representing French-speaking Africa are set to attend Discop Africa, reflecting the region's growing importance on the global stage. »




SOMOS Distribution, CCTV Sign Deal in Cannes
Tech
INTERNATIONAL | NEW PLATFORMS
Pickbox Signs Exclusive Deal with CBS
CBS has closed a deal with Pickbox.tv, the SVOD platform available in the countries of former Yugoslavia, to exclusively stream the shows Madam Secretary and Extant in the region. »
Tech
US | TECH
A New and Improved Chromecast
Mario Querioz, Google's vice-president of product management has confirmed the company is to launch a new version of its most popular HDMI media streaming device, the Chromecast. This will allow users to achieve an enhanced experience. »

Frozen Enters All-Time Top 5

After another week at number one in Japan, Disney's Frozen has surpassed the Iron Man 3 to become the fifth-highest grossing film of all time, with US$1.219 billion worldwide. »






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Executives
Planet Nemo Sets its Sights on Latin America

The French production and distribution company seeks to tighten the bond with the Latin continent through co-productions, a strate... »
Broadcast
The Stories Behind the Stories

Each day, thousands of Brazilian families tune in to TV Globo´s telenovelas. What is it that makes them so popular? Screenwri... »
Distribution
Tokyo Broadcasting System: from East to West

Days ahead of the new Asia TV Forum (ATF), ttv spoke to Naoko Yoshida, director of International Program Sales and Media Bu... »
Satellites
Satellite Operators Bet on Africa

Extremely diverse in terms of infrastructure and service development, the continent´s pay TV market is growing steadily, prov... »
Executives

A Collaboration-Based Future

MDA Singapore´s Yeo Chun Cheng offers a thorough insight on the country´s "vibrant and dynamic TV sector," focusing on its opportunities as a partner for international co-production projects.»

Reports
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Distribution »
Endemol Makes an International Sell
Lucha Underground to Air on Unimás
Mediaset takes Televisa Format to Spain
Production »
Design Genius Continues its Search
Star Media Starts Shooting Mata Hari
Disney and Azteca Join Forces
Pay TV »
AMC Buys Into BBC America
A+E Networks to Replace BIO with FYI in Asia
The Restless Giant
Advertising »
Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings Reach Brazil
Today's TV Advertising Limbo
Ads On TV Now Almost as Buzz-worthy as Shows
Events»
Estrella TV presents Premios de la Radio
Discop Gets Boost from French-Speaking Africa
NATPE Announces Reality and Formats Day
New Media »
Amazon To Debut New Pilot Wave
OTT and Tablets Mirror Ad Viewing on TV
Univision Unveils Bilingual Digital Network
Coverages »
With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility
VOD Is Mainstream in Spain
Latin America Goes Multi Screen
Tech »
Alarab TV Selects Elemental for Live News Channel
YouTube Grows on Mobile
Amazon Joins the "Stick" Fashion
Free TV »
Telecinco Takes Back the Lead
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TiVo Launches DVR for Cord-Cutters
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