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BRANDON TARTIKOFF LEGACY AWARD
Fernando Gaitán made history at NATPE 2012
Matthew Weiner (‘Mad
Men’), Cecile Frot-Coutaz (FremantleMedia North America), Lilly Tartikoff, Rick Feldman (NATPE), Fernando Gaitán (RCN Television) and Dennis Swanson (FOX Television Stations Inc.)
writer, producer, and content and product VP at RCN Televisión in Colombia, Fernando Gaitán; who also created ‘Yo Soy Betty, La Fea’, the most successful telenovela in history, was honored with a Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Award. This award is given by the NATPE organization to major executives who have made a difference in the industry. Gaitán was honored together with Cecile Frot-Coutaz -CEO at FremantleMedia North America and executive producer for ‘American Idol’-, Dennis Swanson -president of station operations at FOX Television Stations- and Matthew Weiner -’Mad Men’s creator and executive producer-. Gaitán became the first Latin American executive to receive this award. “This award is not for me, nor is it for Colombia. It’s for all of Latin America,” he said in front of a large audience. MEXICO
Televisa Pays Tribute to “Chespirito” With the motto “América celebra a Chespirito” (“America Honors Chespirito”), the legendary Roberto Gómez Bolaños was awarded with a celebration on February 29 at the National Auditorium in Mexico, in recognition of his 40 years of experience in the TV industry. Through beloved characters such as “Chavo del Ocho” and “El Chapulín Colorado”, Gómez Bolaños became a true Latin American icon. His creations were embraced by several generations and his shows are still present in TV screens across the continent. The tribute featured over a dozen performers, including Thalía and Juan Gabriel.
Roberto Gómez Bolaños “Chespirito” with Thalía and Juan Gabriel
MIPTV 2012 PRODUCTNEWS Cyber Group Studios www.cybergroupstudios.com Animation – 52 x 11’
Zou. Based on the hugely successful books by Michel Gay, ‘Zou’ is all about family. It’s about growing up. About relationships between family members and friends. It’s about learning how the world works, how to use one’s imagination. It’s about Zou. Zou, a little five year old zebra, lives in a town inhabited only by zebras. He and his extended family live in a large house right next door to his best friend, Elzee. He is a imaginative and inquisitive foal, and he’s now old enough to start becoming his own person! Each day brings a new sense of discovery, exploration and fun to Zou, and with the help of his own family and friends, Zou learns about the world he is growing up in! Let’s follow Zou on a series of fun-filled escapades, scrapes and experiences.
A+E Networks www.AETNinternational.com History - 12 x 60’
MANKIND THE STORY OF ALL OF US. From the producers of ‘America the Story of the U.S.’comes the epic tale of the global rise of civilization, complete with danger, action, heroism and adrenaline. This series takes viewers from the first flourishing of civilization in Mesopotamia through the discovery of America. Utilizing multiple disciplines to provide greater insight into the formation of our world, ‘Mankind the Story of All of Us’ will draw upon surprising links from geography, natural history and science. The series also emphasizes the simultaneity of the human adventure: how ancient Egypt thrived while Stonehenge was being built; how China was at its zenith while Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages. Groundbreaking production techniques bring to life the greatest landmarks of human achievement as never seen before: CGI rebuilds lost worlds, large-scale reenactments replay critical battles shot on location, and innovative use of interactive maps dynamically illustrates the key factors that gave rise to centers of human activity.
Breakthrough Entertainment Inc. www.breakthroughentertainment.com Documentary (1 x 90’/2 X 60’)
Raw Opium. ’Raw Opium’ takes a journey
around the world where conflicting forces do battle over the narcotic sap of the opium poppy. As the raw material for heroin, the opium poppy is fueling a vast criminal trade larger than the economies of many countries.
Endemol Worldwide Distribution www.endemolworldwidedistribution.com DRAMA - 3 x 60’
Black Mirror. Created by Charlie Brooker these dramas are sharp, suspenseful, satirical tales with a techno-paranoia bent – all audacious ‘What if’ stories: some comic, some shocking.
Dori Media Group www.dorimediadistribution.com Crime Drama - 70 x 30’
New York. The son of the head of a notorious crime family arrives in New York, escaping his past and seeking a new future. He rejects the subservience of the badly exploited foreign workers and is determined to change it. In doing so he will find his true destiny. ‘New York’ - a daily Crime Drama. colorful , passionate, complex and scary – the genre at its best.
Mondo TV www.mondotv.it Animation Series - 26 x 26’ - HD - 3D
Gormiti - The New Adventure. Three thousand years ago, the Island of Gorm faced its gravest hour. The dreaded Magmion was at full power, and his rage threatened to consume the entire island, and every living Gormiti along with it! He was repelled thanks to the power of the Invincible Lords of Nature and their mysterious benefactor, the Old Sage. But the Lords knew that a victory against Magmion was, at best, temporary for Magmion had grown too strong. The wisest among the Lords devised a brilliant, but drastic plan divide Magmion’s power into Six “Firestones” and hide each of these pieces of dark power separately - one sequestered deep within each Lord’s kingdom.
AB International Distribution www.ab-international.com Comedy Series – 12 x 26’
Pol-Ka Producciones www.pol-ka.com.ar Drama – 36 x 60’
Kaboul Kitchen. Afghanistan 2005. George
The Social Leader. ’The Social Leader’
Bush is president of the United States, Jacques Chirac president of France and Jacky (Gilbert Melki), manager of ‘Kaboul Kitchen’. His restaurant is the place to be in Afghanistan: all the expats rush in to party and enjoy his swimming pool in the heart of Kabul. But one event is going to change his happy way of life: the arrival of Sophie, the daughter he hasn’t seen for 20 years and who has come for humanitarian work. She is here for the people. He is here for the money.
tells the story of a political staffer, a man that keeps his dreams alive in a very peculiar way: through the political and social work within a neighborhood. He influences the actions and drives the destinies of the neighbors he represents in the area he has taken control of. ‘The Social Leader’ is a personal story that portrays the path of frustrations and unfulfilled wishes. The social leader’s name is Pablo Aldo Perotti. He feels the political world has not repaid him as it should for his over thirty years of political dedication. Today, the social leader says he wants to become Mayor of his city. He even goes to the extent of fantasizing that the present head of his town will sponsor his candidacy. Meanwhile, being a victim but at the same time a member of the most long-established political machine, Pablo Aldo Perotti, alias the Gypsy, fights tooth and nail to make sure his people are not neglected despite he knows his actions are often bordering on crime.
Talpa Distribution B.V www.talpa.tv Game/Talent Show - 8 x 90’
The Winner Is. ‘The Winner Is…’ On this must-see singing talent show, be confident of your own talent! But whatever you do, don’t underestimate your competitor!
Armoza Formats www.armozaformats.com Game Show - 45’
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries. The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher – our lady sleuth - sashays through the back streets, jazz clubs and divine mansions of the 1920s, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.
Caracol Televisión www.caracolinternacional.com Serie - 40 x 60’
The Labyrinth. After overcoming one of the most difficult stages in his life, when his innocence is proved in the case of Susana de Acero´s murder (the wife of the president of the company where he worked 15 years ago), Carlos Alberto Buendía is now a man who tries to live a very normal existence, where his family life, next to his wife Adriana and his daughter Verónica, is what matters the most in the world. But one day, he receives a phone call that he hasn´t been able to assimilate: Susana de Acero, the same woman who he supposedly murdered years ago, wants to warn him that his family is in great danger. His life will become, once again, the worst hell and he will begin a tireless search to find as soon as possible whoever is behind all this, before it´s too late. But it won´t be easy, because the only person who is capable of perpetrating such revenge, has been dead for several years: Francisco de Paula Acero, the deceased Susana´s husband. But, if it´s not him, then, who can it be?
The Sky is the Limit. The prime time game show takes participants and viewers into an exotic new country, where the winners of the quiz show - hosted on the plane itself! - will win a fabulous, all-expense-paid vacation in the final destination.
ALL3MEDIA International www.all3mediainternational.com Drama - 13 x 60’
MIPTV 2012 PRODUCTNEWS Corporación RTVE www.rtve.es Series - 13 x 70’
Entertainment One www.eonetv.com Series
Isabel. A historical series that narrates the life
Marley Africa Road Trip. Follows three
of one of the most important women of Spain, Queen Isabella the Catholic. The series, in its first season, tells the story of Isabella of Castille up to her marriage with Fernando of Aragon and her coronation as Queen of Castille. One of the most important periods of history captured in 13 chapters at prime time with a fast paced narration, magnicent interpretation and a meticulous setting.
sons of music legend Bob Marley as they travel back to Africa with hopes of reconnecting with their father. Thirty years after his passing, Ziggy, Rohan and Robbie Marley uncover the roots of his legacy of music, family and African Unity. Viewers are invited to join the brothers on this authentic and spirited adventure as they camp in villages, jam with locals, and under a looming deadline, pull together for Ziggy’s first-ever tribute concert in South Africa.
Record TV Network www.recordtvnetwork.com Series - 29 Chapters
David, the King. David’s life is marked by love and hate, intrigue, friendship, betrayal and forgiveness. David’s legacy is to show mankind that all men are capable of committing sin and injustice, but that they’ll only find the path when they obey God’s laws.
Novavision Promotion Internationale www.novavision.fr Format/Entertainment – 400 x 26’ CDC United Network www.cdcun.com Comedy / Action
One for the Money. Unemployed and
newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin’s bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past.
Deutsche Welle / DW Transtel www.dw.de / www.dw-transtel.de Documentary - 3 x 30’
Ecopia. An innovative look at the urban landscape, presenting groundbreaking ideas from the areas of ecological architecture and urban development.
Pop Corn TV. ’PCTV’ is our best seller and one of the two complete shows we produce. Our premier family show for a family audience is now totally revised with exciting and energetic new graphics, depicting a variety of favourite gags from ZéZé hidden Camera, Mad Boys, Junior Hidden Camera, Extreme Sport Bloopers and Hilarious Home Video.
MIPTV 2012 PRODUCTNEWS Imagina International Sales www.imaginasales.tv Series – Mystery - 13 x 70’
mOON. Mystery TV Series focused on the life of a group of people who are confronted with ancient and fearful creatures.
Telefe International www.telefeinternational.com.ar Romantic Comedy - 120 x 60’
ITV Studios Global Entertainment www.itvstudios.com Format/Game & Quiz - 90’
Graduates. Andy and Loli were high school
Red or Black? New game show event that
classmates and they have not seen each other for 18 years. Andy has continued a relaxed life and has sworn to live under a special philosophy related to not losing the freedom of youth and go on having fun, with a simple and comfortable job, as a dog walker. Loli has married and has a son and a seemingly ideal family. These characters will reveal a secret that will change their lives forever and will force them and their former classmates to think what they have done with their teenage wishes.
sees thousands of hopefuls reduced to one through a series of games where the outcome is always red or black. The show climaxes with a spin of the red or black wheel; the contestant has one life changing decision to make, on which colour the ball will land – red or black? Do you feel lucky?
Mission Pictures International www.missionpicsintl.com Family - 90’
Hardflip. ’Hardflip’ follows the story of Caleb
(Randy Wayne;To Save A Life, ABC Family’s The Lying Game) a young skater whose ill mother (Rosanna Arquette; Pulp Fiction, The Whole Nine Yards) and absent father (John Schneider; Dukes of Hazard, Smallville) leave him reaching for the only hope he has becoming a sponsored skater. After finding a stack of old love letters, he sets out to find the father he never knew and inadvertently begins a journey he never could have expected. This story explores what happens when we let go of our anger and pain and forgive those who have hurt us most.
TV Azteca www.comarex.tv Drama - 120 x 60’ 9 Story Entertainment 9story.com Primetime Comedy- 26 x 22’
FuggetAbout It. A primetime animated sitcom about the misadventures of former New York mob boss Jimmy Falcone, and his family who are forced to enter a witness protection program in small-town Canada. The Falcones are now the “MacDougals” and it’s not easy going from glorified gangsters to neighborhood nobodies. It’s a fish out of water story, except these fish are sharks!
Legendary Love. Judas’Wife is the nickname given to Altagracia del Toro who has become something of a legend - they say she dresses in a brides dress to kill her enemies. Our heroine Natalia will start investigating this legend and through this process she will meet Salomon who will fight Altagracia del Toro for the property of “Grupo Cervecero”, a beer factory that is the family business. Together Natalia and Salomon will try to discover the real identity behind the veil of “Judas’ wife”…
Telemundo Internacional www.telemundointernacional.com Telenovela - 130 x 60’
Viacom International Media Networks www.b2b.viacom.com Animation - 12 x 30’
Dangerous Affairs. ’Dangerous Affairs’
Legend of Kora. Following the phenomenal
presents the story of Miranda Cruz, a young woman who begins her career as a professor in the city of Miami at a high school specialized in the Arts. What seemed to be the beginning of a promising future for Miranda becomes an uncertain one when a completely unexpected twist will force her to choose between reason and her heart’s desires. In this story, Miranda is not the only one who will have to confront a challenging situation; everyone around her is experiencing difficult situations as real as life itself.
success of Nickelodeon’s award-winning animation series, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ – syndicated to more than 129 countries in 26 languages -creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko return with a new brand avatar, Korra. Set 70 years after the events of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’, the show follows the adventures of Korra, a passionate, rebellious and fearless girl from the Southern Water Tribe. Having successfully mastered three of the four elements -Earth, Water and Fire– Korra is on a mission to master the missing element, Air. Arriving in the epicentre of the modern “Avatar”world, Republic City, Korra soon discovers the city is in a state of criminal uprise. As she begins to fulfill her quest of airbending training, she realises her struggle ahead as she tries to juggle.
Sony Pictures Television www.sonypictures.com Tele Series – 60’
La Prepago. Inspired by a true story, ‘La
The Talisman. A passionate love story unfolds: Years after losing her family’s ranch, Camila, now an agricultural engineer, returns to the area to work at the neighboring farm and reencounters the love of her life: Pedro, the man who took everything from her father. While desperately fighting her feelings, Camila begins to discover that the past holds many secrets... and that Pedro is not who she believes him to be.
Abyss of Passion. It is a love story that takes place in a tiny, traditional, picturesque village from Yucatán. Augusto Castañón and Estefanía Berger de Castañón are Elisa’s parents. With them lives Carmina, Estefanía’s sister, who is about to run away from town with Rosendo Arango. Alfonsina, his wife, finds this out and alerts Augusto about it. On the other hand, Estefanía tries to discourage Rosendo from leaving his family; however, they die in a car accident. This is a fascinating story about four youngsters, whose destinies and happiness are seriously damaged by the resentment, the ambition, and the betrayal that rules in the adults’ world.
Shine International www.shineinternational.com Drama - 10 x 60’ – HD
Real Humans. Prime time drama from SVT1 exploring what it really means to be ‘human’. Set in a parallel world, ‘Real Humans’ takes us to a thrilling place of human-robots, where the artificial human has come into its own, challenging human morals, ethics and relationships, with sensational and gripping consequences.
Prepago’ is about a woman, living a double life. One as a beautiful university student with a normal love life from a traditional family. The other as a high-class escort who is paid for companionship and to satisfy the sexual appetites of men. ‘La Prepago’ takes viewers on a fast paced journey through the life of this young woman, whose two worlds ultimately collide, changing the course of her life forever.
VENEVISION International www.venevisioninternational.com Telenovela - 120 x 45’
Televisa Internacional www.televisainternacional.tv/ Telenovela - 150 x 60’
MIPTV 2012 PRODUCTNEWS CABLEready www.cableready.net Series/ENTERTAINMENT – 30’
The Countdown. An edgy, funny, and fastpaced showcase of iconic scenes and the most talked-about movie themes. Each week the eclectic cast of commentators - including REELZ Movie Experts Leonard Maltin and Richard Roeper, as well as AP Movie Critic Christy Lemire - count down the best, worst, and craziest in movies and pop culture.
V&S Entertainment Ltd www.vandsent.com Animation - 78 x 11’
Everything’s Rosie. ‘Everything’s Rosie’ is a vibrant HD CGI preschool series aimed at girls and boys aged 3 to 6 years. The series centres on Rosie, a little girl with a taste for adventure and a cast of equally lovable characters who together overcome everyday challenges in a fun, imaginative and positive way. Rosie and her friends are inspiring role models offering friendhsip, laughter, discovery and timeless life lessons to pre-schoolers.
Osiris Entertainment www.osirisent.com Suspense - Thriller - 90’ - HD/TRT
Suspicion. Darrell Jacobs (Brad Blaisdell) is a retired mobster living in Phoenix. As cancer consumes him, he quietly runs out the clock, roaming downtown daily and frequenting his favorite café. Young waitress Alicia Foret (Suzanne May), a law student at ASU, is intrigued by the mysterious regular and follows him home. They quickly form a friendship that puts Alicia in danger, and forces Darrell to finalize any unfinished‘business.’Alicia’s boyfriend Tom (Aiden Bristow) does not approve of their friendship and has the pair followed. Tom’s discovery of Darrell’s true identity puts him in a state of panic. Not for the safety of his girlfriend, but for his own
Telefilms www.telefilms.com.ar Sci Fi
The Hunger Games. Katniss is a 16 year old who lives with his mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, what remains of the old United States. Long ago, challenged the district capital, Capitol, and lost the war. Some of the terms of surrender is that each district must send a boy and a girl annual televised event called The Hunger Games. The terrain, rules and level of audience participation may vary from one edition of the Games to another, but there is one constant: kill or be killed.
Kanal D www.kanald.com.tr Serie
Kuzey - Guney. ’Kuzey- Güney’ is the story of two brothers’ struggle to survive in their own worlds. They have different ambitions, different paths...They have different strategies to reach their goals. The only thing the two characteristically opposite brothers have in common is Cemre, the girl they are both in love with... Even though they have very different behaviours and characters, two brothers can somehow manage to get along. The events which destroy two brothers’life begin after Cemre and her coiffeur mother move into the neighborhood.
Tricon Films & Television www.triconfilms.com Comedy series 12 x 30’
Michael: Tuesday’s & Thursday’s. The comedy series takes a droll look at a psychiatrist David, and his patient Michael, who are trying to cope with anxieties which plague all of us.
MIPTV 2012 update
MIPCUBE: Architects of the Future
Friday, March 30 - Saturday, March 31, Cannes Following CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld.com Cindy Gallop’s Visionary Talk (“Smashing Through The Screen: How To Rewire Television For The New World Order,”) Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Machinima Allen DeBevoise will address the MIPCube audience (“Hollywood’s Biggest New Media Company Is Completely Virtual”) and will be interviewed by Robert Tercek, Founder of General Creativity and former Senior VP of Digital Media at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Machinima’s global content network reaches over 116 million gamers monthly and delivers over one billion video views a month. Other MIPCube speakers and companies include: Tony Wang, General Manager UK, Twitter; Steve Henry and Ali Blackwell from Decoded; Vincent Morisset, director of Arcade Fire’s interactive videos and founder of AATOAA; Danny Zappin and Lisa Donovan, Co-Founders, Maker Studios; and Lisa Hsia, Executive Vice President, Digital Media, Bravo.
Super Sunday: Amazon, Rovio and Discovery Keynotes
Sunday, April 1st MIPTV’s Super Sunday programme of events, also open to all MIPCube participants, will include Media Mastermind keynotes from international leaders Amazon’s Anthony Bay, Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka and Discovery’s JB Perrette. The Super Sunday MIPTV 2012 programme of conferences turns the spotlight on Connected Devices and Connected Audiences. As digital content production and the battle for the audience evolve with the multiplication of high-performance devices, MIPTV’s outstanding speakers, from leading international digital companies, will reveal their strategies and share their perspectives on the global digital ecosystem.
MIPDOC: David Lyle, Adam Gee and Brandon Litman Keynotes Friday, March 30 - Saturday, March 31, JW Marriot Hotel
National Geographic Channels’ David Lyle will give his insight on factual programming; Channel 4’s Adam Gee will address multi-platform commissioning and ‘One Day on Earth’ Brandon Litman will share his experience on collaborative creation. Held at the JW Marriott Hotel, Cannes, MIPDoc’s 15th edition is expected to attract over 1,400 documentary and factual programmes and more than 400 international buyers. MIPDoc International Pitch’s six selected projects will be pitched live in Cannes to an international jury of eminent experts on Friday, March 30. The live pitch session will take place in front of an international audience of producers, distributors and journalists from around the world on Friday, March 30 - Saturday, March 31. The winner will get editorial coverage, one-onone onsite meetings with broadcasters, free entry to MIPDoc 2013 and a free submission of their winning programme to the MIPDoc 2013 digital library.
Media Mastermind: Josh Sapan Monday, April 2, 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM Grand Auditorium, Level 1
Josh Sapan, President and CEO, AMC Networks Inc., will discuss the value of original programming and how to create entertainment brands of distinction in an increasingly competitive world. One of the entertainment industry’s premier innovators recognized by Fast Company in 2010 as one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Josh Sapan leads AMC Networks Inc., which owns and operates popular and award-winning brands: AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, Sundance Selects and IFC Films. With breakthrough programming and films like the award-winning ‘Mad Men’, international blockbuster ‘The Walking Dead’, Golden Globe-winner ‘Carlos’ and the Cannes awardwinning biopic ‘Che’, Sapan continues to build a legacy of innovation and successful, high-quality brands that deliver value to the industry and consumers.
‘Jersey Shore’: How MTV Is Cracking the Millennial Code Monday, April 2
The show’s cast members Deena Nicole Cortese and Vinny Guadagnino will be present alongside Chris Linn, MTV’s EVP of Programming and Head of Production, and Caroline Beaton, SVP of International Programme Sales, Viacom International Media Networks. Together, they will take an insider’s look at the ‘Jersey Shore’ phenomenon and how MTV continues to pioneer innovative programming for young people. Since its launch in 2009, MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’ has enjoyed huge success and has become the network’s most iconic series, thanks to record audience figures in the US and around the world.
Elle MacPherson, Ben Silverman and Chris Grant present ‘Fashion Star’
Monday, April 2, 12.20-13.00, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
Former top model turned-TV host Elle Macpherson will address participants at MIPTV in Cannes as part of a media keynote showcase. The Australian businesswoman will be accompanied by Ben Silverman, founder and Chairman of the US-based multimedia production studio Electus and Chris Grant, CEO of Electus, who will present their new show, ‘Fashion Star’ hosted and executive produced by Elle Macpherson. The show will debut on 13 March on NBC and will roll out globally, beginning in Canada and 20 countries across Asia during spring 2012. As part of their keynote, Elle Macpherson, Ben Silverman and Chris Grant will discuss the next level of branded entertainment, providing a behind the scenes look at the integration of advertisers, retailers and consumer interests into a one-of-a-kind experience.
Turkey: TV Screenâ€™s Battlefield 75 million people. Three daily hours of prime time original production, six days a week for eight months, in all free-to air channels. Over US$ 150,000 in investment per episode. An array of drama series being sold in the international market at excellent prices. Five to eight strong players fiercely battling to score the highest ratings in the local market. All these reasons and several others, make Turkey a thriving battlefield for the TV and entertainment industry.
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his kind of situation was natural in Turkey in the nineties. Yet, things changed dramatically with the beginning of the twentieth century. Latin American dramas, which had been very successful among Turkish audiences for several years, began to lose ground with the local audience. Turkish companies started to tell their own stories and to showcase their own culture through fiction, which resulted in a strong connection between local audiences and drama series. A BOOMING TV MARKET. “I think Turkish drama’s success was neither eventuated by chance nor is it temporary. These productions filled a gap by showcasing Turkey’s diversity and complexity. As a bridge between East and West, sheltering tradition and modernity; the richness of different subcultures and minorities render sophisticated and unique stories to bloom,” said Ziyad Varol, ATV’s content sales deputy manager.
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Turkey’s TV market has over 75 million people. It’s often said its high levels of competition turns it into a ratings battlefield. While in the nineties, Turkish
Drama series in Turkey are certainly at an all-time high in terms of success: “Drama series have been getting more popular in recent years for Turkish audiences and have played a significant role in Turkish channels for nearly ten years. The success of Turkish TV channels and ad sales are parallel to the success of the drama series in Turkey,” Kerim Emrah Turna, international sales executive for Kanal D, said.
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about local channels set their first challenge: to start producing for the internal market. And it turned out to be a wise decision since Turkish viewers connected with the stories, which were produced with local talent and took advantage of the country’s exotic and attractive locations. Drama series are clearly an excellent vehicle to showcase Turkish culture, and Turkey’s top industry players take full advantage of this. As stated by Zeynel Koc, TRT’s deputy general director: “We give great importance to this genre, not only because we desire so. As you know, the great Turkish tradition of storytelling is continued on the screens with this genre.”
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There are many players operating in the market: digital platforms (Digiturk, D-Smart), IPTV operators (Tivibu), commercial free-to air channels, public broadcasters and plenty of thematic networks. Ad sales are expected to amount to 2.5 billion euros in 2012, split between four major TV channels. Some international groups like Turner Broadcasting System, Axel Springer, Disney and Al Jazeera already entered the market, while other important media companies have shown great interest in stepping in. This scenario is understandable: while being in Turkey, you get the impression that the market has great appetite for TV. Today, the vast majority of Turkish viewers watch TV from 7:00 PM to 11:00
PM, Mondays through Saturdays, as a result of the broadcaster’s proactive attitude towards TV content. Top rated channels make sure to program at least 20 hours of prime time drama series a week for eight months, from October to June. Not to mention news, sports and variety programming produced in-house; as well as non-scripted formats, which have also started to pop up lately. There’s fierce competition, yes, but this landscape guarantees high production standards and a diverse selection of great content for all needs. “It’s not something cultural. I mean, watching a lot of TV isn’t a cultural aspect of ours. It just so happens that in 2007 local production in Turkey became so popular that the feeling that every household had to watch Turkish drama started to spread,” Hasan Bosazlan, Samanyolu Broadcasting Group’s International Sales Director says. Can Okan, ITV’s CEO complements the idea: “There is a big number of big-budget series and telenovelas right now, which are being aired on primetime, and neither viewers nor the production companies or the broadcasters seem to be complaining about this.” INVESTMENT AND RETURN. In 2005, local content was consolidated and revenues were worth the investment. Currently, each drama series’ episode costs between US$ 100,000 and US$ 300,000 when the broadcasters outsource projects to independent production companies, and US$ 80,000US$ 100,000 when the production is made completely in-house. Most of the stories air in 90-minute episode formats, and here’s the economic reason behind it: Turkish law only allows twelve minutes of advertising per 60 minutes of programming. This way, channels are able to sell over twenty minutes of ad space for each hour and a half of programming, which at the end of the day is an important revenue source. Indeed, the negative side of Turkey’s healthy and dynamic economy is that production costs are very high, so it’s necessary to find alternative funding. “In 2005, Turkey’s production companies became professional players within the audiovisual content
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most popular programs, that they are performing better than ever. Stories and scenarios are rich, and there are plenty of locations in the country. Altogether you get excellent productions,” Bozaslan explains. After consolidation comes expansion, and 2007 was the year Turkish companies took their first steps on the distribution arena. In fact, ten years ago, no TV company in Turkey would have thought of exporting its own content. But the country kept on developing its economy in a way their neighbors didn’t, and local players took advantage of the situation and of the region’s cultural similarities. As a result, Turkish drama started to fill regional and pan-regional slates in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, the Balkans, and Central Asia, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. NEW TERRITORIES. There’s no way around it: in order to compete, every channel in Turkey has to be a self-sufficient production house. And in spite of the territorial and cultural distance, it’s not unusual to compare Turkey with Latin America. In fact, Turkish audiences have already tried both kinds of content and there are similarities in some Latin countries like Brazil and Chile, where local broadcasters produce interesting amounts of original programming and score similar ratings on a daily basis.
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“There is a popular belief that Turkey and LatAm are rivals. To some extent this could be agreeable, yet one can distinguish they play different roles in the international markets,” said Ziyad Varol, ATV’s content sales deputy manager. “The difference between Turkish content, compared to Latin American telenovelas, is that the latter are generally produced in static production studios, whereas Turkish production takes advantage of the country’s locations: 90% of these productions are shot in cities, villas and mountains, and Arab countries just love these kind of scenes,” Bozaslan adds. And when another day of fighting for ratings is gone and people’s minds are free to look around and evaluate the industry, many Turkish players agree on one thing: they are doing things the right way. “We don’t use the name ‘competitors’; we like to say each one is filling a gap by producing specific kinds of programming to satisfy certain demands. That’s why we are not competing; we are complementing each other,” Samanyolu’s Hasan Bosazlan states. Ziyad Varol, from ATV, agrees: “All players in this industry deserve to be applauded for managing to pack episodes which are at least 90 minutes long within a single week. The casts, crews and the rest of the contributors making this happen are the unsung heroes of that success. We are proud to be part of this achievement.” ttv
Natpe2012 Miguel Dvorak with Venevisionâ€™s top executives and renowned stars at the inauguration party at NATPE 2012
Zasha Robles (Spiral International) and Jens Richter (SevenOne International)
Revital Basel and Nadav Palti (Dori Media Group)
Marcos Santana (Telemundo Internacional)
January 23-25 Fontainebleau Resort, Miami Beach - US
Gulherme Bokel, Ricardo ScalamandrĂŠ and Raphael Correa Netto (Globo TV International)
Sabrina Duget (All3 Media International)
Jack Alfandary (FremantleMedia Latin America)
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US Hispanic market. In addition, Latin American creativity took the spotlight at this edition of NATPE, with Fernando Gaitán receiving the Brandon Tartikkof Legacy Award 2012 in honor of his work in the TV industry, making him the first Latin American to receive this traditional distinction.
Nimet Ersin and Meltem Tumturk Akyol (TRT)
Elisa Ayub (Band) and Mónica Sufar (Turner Broadcasting System Latin America)
Li Jian (CITVC) and Miguel Dvorak (Grupo Cisneros)
Lisette Osorio, Angélica Guerra and Carolina Leconte (Caracol TV Internacional)
Cecilia Gómez de la Torre (Frecuencia Latina), María Bonaria Fois (Mondo TV Spain) and Gema López (Cinergia Companies)
Carlos Bardasano (TeleFutura), Luis Fernández (Univision Studios) and Luis Fernández-Rocha (TeleFutura)
María Eugenia Costa, Meca Salado Pizarro and Fernando Varela (Telefe International)
DiscopIstanbul February 28, March 1 Ceylan Intercontinental Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey The second edition of Discop Istanbul was held from February 28 to March 1 in Turkey’s capital. ttv was present at the event, and witnessed a thriving TV and entertainment industry in the country, where an array of new platforms are developing, thus promoting the demand for content as well as local adaptation of all kinds of formats. Emir Duzel y Ziyad Varol (ATV)
Melissa Pillow and Xavier Aristimuño (Telemundo Internacional)
Katia Sol (AB International Distribution)
François-Xavier Poirier and Nathalie Nenning (Novavision Promotion Internationale)
Larris Dubois-Flavien (INA France)
Naomi Koh (Zodiak Rights)
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THE ACADEMY AWARDS 2012
A Tribute to
The 84th Academy Awards ceremony was -from its top honors to its staging- an unconditional homage to feature films. The night’s big winner, ‘The Artist’, is an ode to Hollywood’s silent movies from the 1920s; while ‘Hugo’ is a heartfelt tribute to the great cinematic artist, Frenchman George Mèliés. By Sebastián Amoroso Twitter: @sebamoroso firstname.lastname@example.org
he 84th Academy Awards was expected to be a one of a kind ceremony. And it certainly didn’t disappoint. The 2012 Oscars became a heartfelt tribute to feature films. Dramatic comedy ‘The Artist’ (2011) is a French-Belgian production that made it big in Hollywood, scoring ten Oscar nominations and winning top honors at the Golden Globes, the BAFTA Film Awards and the Cannes Film Festival. The movie won five of the Academy’s greatest awards including Best Film, Actor in a Leading Role (Jean Dujardin) and Directing (Michel Hazanavicius). What’s unique about Hazanavicius’ creation is the fact that it’s a silent film in black and white, which is why it truly made history by winning the Oscar for Best Movie. The last silent film to win this award was WWI movie ‘Wings’ back in 1929. “I’m the happiest director in the world,” said Hazanavicius during his acceptance speech, while thanking his cast, crew and canine star, Uggie. “I also want to thank the financier, the crazy person who put money in this movie,” he said.
‘The Artist’s victory is even more impressive given the movie’s characteristics: the film’s technical elements transported the audience to the early decades in cinema. Besides Charles Chaplin, who continued producing silent movies well into the 1930s, and Mel Brooks and his comedy ‘Silent Movie’, which was a hit back in 1976, few have dared to follow in their footsteps since sound came into the picture in the late 1920s. NOSTALGIA FOR THE CINEMA. In the movie ‘The Artist’, its director Michel Hazanavicius (Paris, 1967) pays a heartfelt tribute to silent films through a story set in Hollywood in 1927, where a renowned star named George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) must face the arrival of sound movies and what this means for his Hollywood career. Meanwhile, his colleague and young dancer Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) starts to shine on the silver screen once this style of movies appears. This is how ‘The Artist’ recreates those golden years in the film industry, filled with fond memories from renowned artists such as John Gilbert and Errol Flyn.
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‘The Artist’s main competitor at the Oscars was ‘Hugo’ (2011) by tireless director Martin Scorsese (New York, 1942), which won five awards in the technical categories, such as cinematography, sound editing, sound mixing, art direction and
visual effects. This story revolves around Hugo (Asa Butterfield), an orphan, clockmaker and thief who lives inside a busy train station in Paris. Nobody knows about his existence until he’s discovered by Isabelle (Chloë Grace Moretz) who takes him on
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The Oscars won by ‘The Artist’ and ‘The Iron Lady’ are a “major success” for the European film industry, according to a statement by the European Commission (EC), which highlighted the fact that both productions were funded by the European Union (EU). According to the EC’s press release, ‘The Artist’, a French-Belgian production, received 17,000 euros from the European Union’s MEDIA programme for cinema. In addition, French-British film ‘The Iron Lady’, which won in the Best Actress (Meryl Streep) and Best Makeup (Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland) categories, received 1.5 million euros from the organization. Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, Sport, Media and Youth, Androulla Vassiliou, stated the ceremony was “a great night for the European film industry and the MEDIA programme.” She believes the European film industry has “once again shown it can compete with the best and come out top.”
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Scorsese pays tribute to the great illusionist and filmmaker Georges Méliès (1861-1938) who was the forerunner of technical and narrative developments in the dawn of cinema. Méliès, a prolific special effects innovator, is remembered for one of his most famous movies ‘Le Voyage Dans la Lune’ (1902), which is considered to be one of the most important and influential science-fiction films.
an incredible adventure with George Méliès (Ben Kingsley) himself.
All these reasons may be what inspired the Oscars’ producers to choose this occasion to pay tribute to cinema. The Cirque Du Soleil troupe set up a show that reached every corner in the Hollywood & Highland Center (Kodak Theatre) in Los Angeles, with a theme based entirely on the world of films. In addition, beautiful pop-corn sellers made their way across the theatre during the ceremony, offering pop-corn to all attendees; certainly a beautiful and heartfelt homage to the beginnings of cinema. ttv
AND THE OSCAR GOES TO… BEST PICTURE ‘The Artist’ Thomas Langmann (Producer) DIRECTING Michel Hazanavicus (‘The Artist’) ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Jean Dujardin (‘The Artist’) ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Meryl Streep (‘The Iron Lady’)
ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Christopher Plumner (‘Beginners’) ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Octavia Spenecer (‘The Help’) CINEMATOGRAPHY ‘Hugo’ (Robert Richardson) ANIMATED FEATURE FILM ‘Rango’ (Gore Verbinski) ART DIRECTION ‘Hugo’ (Dante Farrentti (Production Design) & Francesca Lo Schiavo (Set Decoration))
COSTUME DESIGN ‘The Artist’ (Mark Bridges) DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ‘Undefeated’ (TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay & Rich Middlemas) DOCUMENTARY SHORT ‘Saving Face’ (Daniel Jungle & Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy) FILM EDITING ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo’ (Kirk Baxter & Angus Wall) FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Iran, ‘A Separation’ (Asghar Farhadi - Director) MAKEUP ‘The Iron Lady’ (Mark Coulier & J. Roy Helland) MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE) ‘The Artist’ (Ludovic Bource) MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG) “Man or Muppet” from ‘The Muppets’ (Music & Lyric by Bret McKenzie)
SHORT FILM (ANIMATED) ‘The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore’ (William Joyce & Brandon Oldenburg) SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION) ‘The Shore’ (Peter McDonald & Eimear O’Kane) SOUND EDITING ‘Hugo’ (Philip Stockton & Eugene Gearty) SOUND MIXING ‘Hugo’ (Tom Fleischman & John Midgley) VISUAL EFFECTS ‘Hugo’ (Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann & Alex Henning) WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY) ‘The Descendants’ Screenplay by Alexander Payne & Nat Faxon & Jim Rash WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY) ‘Midnight in Paris’ by Woody Allen
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Conference and Events Agenda: “Inspiring Deals” Sunday 1st April 2012 10:00 - 11:15 CONNECTED DEVICES & CONNECTED AUDIENCES Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5 11:30 - 13:00 MIPCube: THE INNOVATION SHOW Presentation of the Winners of the Competitions: Content 360, MIPCube Lab (start-up competition), Hack Day Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5 14:10 - 15:30 THE NEW TV PLAYERS: The Interview series Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5
14:30 - 15:30 LIVE ACTION! MUST-SEE TV FOR KIDS: Discover the hottest new shows from around the world! Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Level 3 15:45 - 16:15 MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTE SERIES: Peter Vesterbacka, ROVIO Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
16:20- 16:50 MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTE SERIES: Jean-Briac Perrette, DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1 17:00 - 17:40 MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTE SERIES Anthony Bay, AMAZON.COM Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
16:00 - 18:00 DRAMA COPROXCHANGE THE SUMMIT Majestic
Monday 2nd April 2012 8:15 - 9:15 NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES IN BRAZIL Speaker: Jose Mauricio FITTIPALDI 9:30 - 10:45 LANDSCAPE REVIEW & BEST OF BRANDED ENTERTAINMENT SCREENINGS Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5
5:15 - 6:00 MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTE: JONATHAN MILDENHALL, THE COCA-COLA COMPANY Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
16:15 - 17:00 MEDIA MASTERMIND KEYNOTE: JOSH SAPAN, AMC NETWORKS Inc. Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
20:00 – 21:30 Branded Entertainment Party featuring the MIPTV Brand of the Year Award Majestic Hotel, Salon Diane TTV PREVIEW/33
11:45 - 12:15 KEYNOTE SHOWCASE: JERSEY SHORE Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
12:20 - 13:00 KEYNOTE SHOWCASE: FASHION STAR Palais des Festivals, Grand Auditorium, Level 1
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Tuesday 3rd April 2012 9:15 - 9:45 AM FRESH TV: The TOP TV Shows in Social Media Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5
10:45 - 11:20 MIPTV BRAND OF THE YEAR AWARD INTERVIEW Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5
9:30 - 10:00 INTRODUCTION AND KEYNOTE: Meet the new TV. How 3DTV is changing broadcasters’ perspectives Palais des Festivals, Auditorium A, Level 3
11:30 - 12:00 SEPHORA: ENTERING THE CHINESE MARKET Palais des Festivals, Estérel, Level 5
Wednesday 4 April 2012 10:00 - 12:30 3DTV PRODUCER BOOT CAMP Speakers: Marc BRIEDE , Stephan HEIMBECHER , Sebastian KNORR 11:30 - 12:30 DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION GETS PERSONAL: WORKSHOP ACT 2 Location: TBA
14:30 - 16:00 THE MIPTV WRAP UP Speaker: Simon STAFFANS
12:00 - 13:00 3DTV GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT Speakers: Anthony GEFFEN , Eric KLEIN , John CASSY , Mark REYNOLDS , Mark RINGWALD, Young Su OH
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in the Anti-Piracy Crusade The domino effect started by Megaupload’s demise has added a new victim, as BTJunkie -one of the largest BitTorrent search enginesdecided to voluntarily shut down. By Gonzalo Larrea Twitter: @gonzalolarrea email@example.com
TJunkie, the world’s fifth largest BitTo- We’ve been fighting for years for your right to rrent search engine, decided to vo- communicate, but it’s time to move on. It’s been an luntarily shut down. Through a small experience of a lifetime. We wish you all the best!” statement done in obituary form, the said the statement. website’s founder apologized to its users and declared it was the end of the line for Created back in 2005, BTJunkie became one of the company, thus preventing possible problems the most popular BitTorrent search engines in the which, in light of recent events, world, just as The Pirate Bay, were just around the corner: Torrentz, KickassTorrents and “Shutting down major closure, fines and possible jail Unlike Megaupload, sites such as Megaupload IsoHunt. time. BTJunkie didn’t store any kind and Napster simply of video or music file. It used “This is the end of the line my promotes the appearance a system to search for torrent friends. The decision does not of new options that try to files and thus allowed users to come easy, but we’ve decided download different files, mainly fill the void.” to voluntarily shit down. music, movies and videogames.
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DOMINO EFFECT. Though it may have come as a surprise; but BTJunkie’s closure is actually one in a series of anti-piracy related events that seem to be producing real results. Shutting down websites is certainly nothing new. By simply doing a little research one can see several other examples such as Napster’s case a few years ago, or more recently, Supronova. Yet, this anti-piracy crusade seems to
actually be working, and Megaupload’s closure was the first clear sign. The popular website was shut down by the FBI in January, and its owner Kim Dotcom -together with the site’s staff- is facing serious charges against him that can result in up to 20 years in prison. A few days after Dotcom was charged and Megaupload was shut down, news came all the way from Sweden where The Pirate Bay’s founders were sent to prison. They will now have to pay a major fine and spend a year behind bars. The site is still active -for now- though using a different domain: they changed the traditional .org to .se (Sweden), thus being left out of US jurisdiction. And it doesn’t stop there. Just as Megaupload, FileSonic
Despite the fact that it was one of the few websites that hadn’t received any legal threats, its destiny seemed to already be determined. In a recent interview with TorrentFreak, the site’s founder admitted that what had recently happened to Megaupload and The Pirate Bay played a major part in his decision.
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and Fileserve cancelled their file exchange services, QuickSilverScreen shut down and Uploaded.to stopped recieven US files.
ting everything and everyone, whoever decides to attempt to fill BTJunkie’s shoes will certainly have to be very brave. ttv
Closer to our region there’s Cuevana, which is facing multiple charges filed against the company; and Taringa!, an Argentine site that’s currently in the line of fire.
THE FUTURE. It’s happened before; shutting down major sites such as Megaupload and Napster simply promotes the appearance of new options that try to fill the void. Someone will certainly come along and take over the space left by BTJunkie. Yet, there’s a catch, since this time things are more complicated. With laws such as PIPA, SOPA and ACTA spreading all over the globe, and the FBI investiga-
SOPA/PIPA: AN EXPENSIVE DISTRACTION By Stephanie Biscomb
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In January, several online sites protested the US’ SOPA and PIPA bills by either blacking out their content or making the site black for 24 hours. Wikipedia, reddit, Mozilla and even Google voiced their disagreement with these two projects which intend to stop copyright infringement committed by foreign web sites. The bills are meant to control which sites appear on search engines and the web itself, a fact that many people consider to be a form of censorship, and rightfully so. The major issue here is not the sites which are actually breaking the law. The problem is that several sites can be accused of doing so -and will therefore face legal consequences- without being guilty. The bills enable shutting down sites or barring search engines from linking to those sites before checking if they are in fact conducting illegal business. And if that wasn’t enough, it won’t even be that much of an issue for those web sites that really are infracting the law. Those who would actually be affected by the laws are sites with user generated content or, in other words, any social media site. This last point is evident to anyone who knows a thing or two about technology. Yet the US House of Representatives -and those organizations making efforts to ensure both laws are passed- seem to be quite clueless. The diversity of opinions on both sides isn’t helping either. The fact that controversial sites such as Cuevana and Taringa have joined the protest is just ridiculous and only gives people more reasons to support the bills. And the fact that the president of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), Chris Dodd, described the blackout as a “dangerous gimmick designed to punish elected and administration officials who are working diligently to protect American jobs from foreign criminals” only promotes more protest against the bills. It’s time to face the truth: SOPA and PIPA don’t help fight piracy. They simply grant the US authorities the power to control and manage the internet to do with it as they please, in the same way they do in China. International TV and cinema desperately need new laws to minimize piracy, wherever it may happen. Considering the massive efforts it would entail to actually fight piracy, it’s even a tad insulting that the government is using it as the excuse in its agenda to control the country’s communication. Bills such as SOPA and PIPA are a mere waste of time and a way to prevent people from questioning what is really important.
Univision and Disney in Negotiations to Create Latin Network in English Without official confirmation, it seems as if Univision Communications Inc. and Disney are currently in negotiations to launch a new network aimed at the US Hispanic market, with programming broadcast entirely in English. According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, Univision’s president Cesar Conde is allegedly leading the negotiations, which may determine the greatest innovation in over five years for the main Latin network in the US. Meanwhile, The Huffington Post cites two sources that confirm the news, yet requested to remain anonymous since they’re not officially authorized to discuss the issue. If the deal is signed, the new network will be based in Miami and will be launched prior to the November elections. Univision’s goal seems to be quite clear: to reach Latin viewers in the second and third generations who are interested in Latin culture, and have English as a first language. According to the 2010 census, Latin citizens born in the US are responsible for close to 60% of the Hispanic population’s growth in the country over the last decade. Jorge Plasencia, VP at the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and chairman and CEO of advertising agency República, which has Univision as one of its clients, believes this new network would reach a specific niche in the population. “There are close to 50 million Latin people in the US who want to know about what’s currently happening in Mexico, Puerto Rico and Latin America. The main networks don’t cover those regions. It’s hard for these networks to address these issues in depth since they try to cover the entire continent,” he said to the El Centinel newspaper. Plasencia believes second and third generation Latin viewers are still interested in this type of information, but they want it to be in English: “This is why there are sites such as Huffpost LatinoVoices; there’s a demand,” he said. Univision Communications had already announced its plans to provide English subtitles in CC3 for all its primetime telenovelas. For the time being, neither Univision nor Disney have commented on the issue.
Breaks Own TV Consumption Record The results of the latest edition of Spain’s traditional analysis on TV consumption, run by Barlovento Comunicación, reveal that the amount of hours spent in front of the TV set is at an all-time high. During the last few months, TV consumption in Spain has increased significantly, with January 2012 being the month when viewers watched it the most. With 264 minutes spent watching TV a day (four hours and 24 minutes), Spain broke its own record by two minutes (November 2011). The amount of time is much greater that the average time registered in all of Europe which is currently 226 minutes. The cold winter, combined with Spain’s economic crisis may be the two main factors that contributed to these results, but not the only ones. According to a statement in El País newspaper by the president of Barlovento, Ricardo Vaca Berdayes, DTT penetration must also be considered, as well as the increasingly important role social networks play, which “rather than competing with TV consumption, they actually encourage it.” The latest reports state that DTT penetration is at 79.6%. Meanwhile, cable TV actually decreased 14.7% and satellite increased by 5.7%. As far as networks go, the Spanish audience once again made TVE’s La 1 the highest rated network for the fifth month in a row, with a 14.2% market share. It was followed by Tele 5 (13.8%) and Antena 3 (12.4%). ‘Águila Roja’ (La 1) was the highest rated show in the network, which placed first, second and third among other networks, engaging over 6.1 million viewers. ‘Águila Roja’ was followed by the weather report in La 1’s second newscast (5.1 million viewers), and La 1’s series ‘Cuéntame cómo pasó’ (5.1 million viewers). La 1 was also the leading network as far as newscasts go.
Fugget About It
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Fugget About It
(Primetime Comedy- 26 x 22’) A primetime animated sitcom about the misadventures of former New York mob boss Jimmy Falcone, and his family who are forced to enter a witness protection program in small-town Canada. The Falcones are now the “MacDougals” and it’s not easy going from glorified gangsters to neighborhood nobodies. It’s a fish out of water story, except these fish are sharks!
Executives Attending Steve Ronson, Executive VP, Enterprises Christian Murphy, Senior Vice President, International Programming & Marketing Colleen Conway, Vice President, Reality & Alternative Programming, Lifetime Television Dean Possenniskie, Managing Director, Europe Jonathan South, Vice President, International Content Sales, EMEA Ellen Lovejoy, Senior Director, Int’l Content Sales Jo Lovell, Director, Int’l Program Sales, Europe Kerri Tarmey, Senior Director, Corporate Communications Shannon Kerr, Senior Manager, International Publicity & Communications Jennifer Fattell, Int’l Sales Coordinator, EMEA Liz Higgins, Director, Strategy & Business Development, Europe
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Almost Naked Animals
(Kid’s Animated Comedy - 52 x 22’ or 104 x 11’) Now in its 3rdseason, the hit series Almost Naked Animals is based on the quirky designs of Noah Z. Jones (creator of ‘Fish Hooks’). The series features an ensemble cast of underwear-clad animals, set in a beachfront hotel named the Banana Cabana, home to mayhem, destruction and all around fun! Our cast is led by Howie, the fun-loving, hospitalitychallenged canine manager, with the attention span of an 11-year old in a video arcade.
(Entertainment - 25 x 60’ + 1 x 60 Special) Every little girl has a dream… but their mothers have even bigger ones. Explore the world of competitive dance, where mothers push their daughters to the extreme, while vicariously living out their own dreams through their children. These mothers are driven, spending thousands of dollars, all for the chance to turn their daughters into stars. Set in Pittsburgh’s renowned Abby Lee Dance Company, ‘Dance Moms’ follows children’s early steps on the road to stardom, all under the discerning eye of the notoriously demanding and passionate instructor, Abby Lee Miller.
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(Comedy Series – 12 x 26’) Afghanistan 2005. George Bush is president of the United States, Jacques Chirac president of France and Jacky (Gilbert Melki), manager of ‘Kaboul Kitchen’. His restaurant is the place to be in Afghanistan: all the expats rush in to party and enjoy his swimming pool in the heart of Kabul. But one event is going to change his happy way of life: the arrival of Sophie, the daughter he hasn’t seen for 20 years and who has come for humanitarian work. She is here for the people. He is here for the money.
Toussaint Louverture (Mini Series - 2 x 90’)
This mini-series tell the birth and the apogee of a symbol for slave emancipation, Toussaint Louverture. This modern hero led Haiti to independence at the beginning of the 19th century.
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries
We Believe in You
Berkshire House, 168-173 High Holborn, London. WC1V 7AA Tel.: +44 (0) 2078454350 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.all3mediainternational.com Stand: LR 3.22
16 Ha’Arba’a Street, Tel Aviv 64739 Israel Tel.: + 972-3-5408333 Fax: + 972-3-5435752 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.armozaformats.com Stand: LR2.03
Stephen Driscoll, Senior Vice President of International Sales Peter Grant, Senior VP of International Sales Liza Thompson, Senior Vice President of International Sales Paul Corney, VP of Digital Distribution Kelly Shek, Sales Executive Stephanie Hartog, Executive Vice President of International Format Sales Nick Smith, VP of International Format Sales Sabrina Duguet, Vice President of International Format Sales Selma Turajlic, Head of Interactive Media and Licensing Rachel Glaister, Head of Press and Marketing Maartje Horchner, Head of Acquisitions
Anat Lewinsky, Sales Kelly Wright, Sales Ronit Shuler, Sales Mika Almog, Development Elad Adelman, Development Elwin de Groot, Development
150 Alhambra Circle. Suite 1250 Coral Gables, FL, 33134 Ctra. Fuencarral Alcobendas Km. 12.450 28049 Madrid (SPAIN) Tel.: +1 305-960-2018 (USA) Tel.: +34 91 728 57 38 (Spain) Fax: +1 - 305-960-2017 (USA) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.caracolinternacional.com Stand: 09.24
Louise Pedersen, Managing Director
Accused (Series 1 & 2) (Drama - 10 x 60’)
Created by Jimmy McGovern this intriguing drama centres on six holding cells of a high court. In each cell sits a person or group who are standing trial, accused of committing a crime and now awaiting the verdict.
Lisette Osorio, International Sales Director
(Game Show - 45’)
The thrilling primetime entertainment game show in which a group of friends nominate a representative to answer trivia questions in order to realize a shared dream!
The prime time game show takes participants and viewers into an exotic new country, where the winners of the quiz show - hosted on the plane itself! - will win a fabulous, all-expensepaid vacation in the final destination.
(Factual-Entertainment - 35 x 30’) People at a crossroads in their life will have the opportunity to view it from a completely different perspective: the couch of a stranger. Participants get out of their comfort zone in this eye-opening journey.
(El Laberinto) (40 x 60’) After overcoming one of the most difficult stages in his life, when his innocence is proved in the case of Susana de Acero´s murder (the wife of the president of the company where he worked 15 years ago), Carlos Alberto Buendía is now a man who tries to live a very normal existence, where his family life, next to his wife Adriana and his daughter Verónica, is what matters the most in the world. But one day, he receives a phone call that he hasn´t been able to assimilate: Susana de Acero, the same woman who he supposedly murdered years ago, wants to warn him that his family is in great danger. His life will become, once again, the worst hell and he will begin a tireless search to find as soon as possible whoever is behind all this, before it´s too late. But it won´t be easy, because the only person who is capable of perpetrating such revenge, has been dead for several years: Francisco de Paula Acero, the deceased Susana´s husband. But, if it´s not him, then, who can it be?
The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher – our lady sleuth - sashays through the back streets, jazz clubs and divine mansions of the 1920s, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger sharp wit.
We Believe in You
(Game Show - 45’) (Drama - 13 x 60’)
Berta Orozco, Sales Executive for Western Europe and Africa Roberto Corrente, Sales Executive for Eastern Europe and Asia
Avi Armoza, CEO
The Sky is the Limit Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries
One for the Money
CDC United Network
Dori Media Group
Rue Marconi 127, 1190 Brussels, Belgium Tel.: +32 (0)2 502 66 40 Email: email@example.com Website: www.cdcun.com Booth: 4.14 / 06.13
Avda. de la Radiotelevisión nº 4, 28223, Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, España Tel: 34 91 581 7744 Fax: +34 91 581 7881 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.rtve.es Booth: R 36.07
Hochhaus zur Palme, Bleicherweg 33, CH-8002 Zurich, Switzerland Tel.: +41-43-817-7050 Fax: +41-43-817-7055 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.dorimediadistribution.com Booth: 12.02
Jimmy Van Der Heyden, Free TV Sales Manager
Rafael Bardem, Deputy Director, Program Sales Raúl Molina, Executives, Program Sales Mª Jesús Pérez Gómez, Deputy, Channels Mª Victoria Altemir de Mergelina, Deputy, Administration and Managment
Leora Nir, VP of TV Channels, Dori Media Group Elena Antonini, VP of Sales, Dori Media Distribution Argentina Andrés Santos, VP of Sales, Dori Media America Revital Basel, CEO, Dori New Media Tali Fink, Director of Marketing, Dori Media Group Yair Sklan, VP Marketing, Dori Media Darset
Erik Jensen, Managing Director
One for the Money
Rodolfo Domínguez, Sales Director
(Comedy / Action)
Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin’s bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past.
LOL (Laughing Out Loud) (Comedy)
In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. 44/TTV PREVIEW
The Awakening (Thriller)
1921 England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she knew in unravels as the ‘missing’ begin to show themselves.
Nadav Palti, President & CEO, Dori Media Group
(Series - 13 x 70’) A historical series that narrates the life of one of the most important women of Spain, Queen Isabella the Catholic. The series, in its first season, tells the story of Isabella of Castille up to her marriage with Fernando of Aragon and her coronation as Queen of Castille. One of the most important periods of history captured in 13 chapters at prime time with a fast paced narration, magnicent interpretation and a meticulous setting.
Love in Difficult Times (Series - 1.466 x 45’)
‘Love in Difficult Times’ takes us straight to the years of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship. This is a daily series starring a great cast that combines young actors with some of the biggest names in Spanish acting. Painstaking, rigorous documentation went into this series, setting a new standard for the quality one expects from TVE fiction.
(Crime Drama - 70 x 30’) The son of the head of a notorious crime family arrives in New York, escaping his past and seeking a new future. He rejects the subservience of the badly exploited foreign workers and is determined to change it. In doing so he will find his true destiny. ‘New York’ - a daily Crime Drama. colorful , passionate, complex and scary – the genre at its best.
Shall We Kiss (Drama - 26 x 45’)
Is a drama, a tragedy and a comedy rolled into one. It is as hilarious as it is sad, as layered as it is revealed, and as real as it is absurd. It is extreme reality, total fantasy, and a very addictive series. As such, ‘Shall We Kiss’ is Must-See-TV in all its glory.
Marley Africa Road Trip
Deutsche Welle / DW Transtel Kurt-Schumacher-Str. 3, 53113 Bonn, Germany Tel.: +49.228.429 - 3501 Fax: +49.228.429 - 3500 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.dw.de / www.dw-transtel.de Booth: 19.14
Executives Attending Maria Winzen, Head of DW Transtel Dr. Arno Hefner, Head of Department Documentaries & Features Ulrich Wartmann, Head of Distribution, Europe Viola Zintgraf, Senior Distribution Executive, America Andrea Hugemann, Distribution Executive America Evgenia Tatiyankina, Distribution Executive CIS Aleksandra Jovanic, Distribution Executive, Europe Martin Maass, Editor DW-TRANSTEL Svea Kroner, Representative Brazil Manuel Méndez, Representative Mexico Heiko Stolze, Representative Chile/Argentina
Petra Schneider, Director Distribution
(Documentary - 3 x 30’)
Ctra. Fuencarral-Alcobendas Km. 12,450, 28049, Madrid, Spain Web: www.imaginasales.tv E-mail: email@example.com Booth: R32.21
Valerie Cabrera, Executive Vice President, Entertainment One Television International
Valerie Cabrera, Executive Vice President, Entertainment One Television International
(Documentary – 7 x 30’) Following scientists and researchers on a fundamental journey for knowledge. An adventure to unknown territories and to find answers and explanations.
José Huertas, CEO Laura Miñarro, Sales Manager Lorena Molloy, Marketing Manager Barbora Susterova, Sales Executive Pablo F. Masó, Sales Administrator
Géraldine Gonard, Sales Director
Marley Africa Road trip Follows three sons of music legend Bob Marley as they travel back to Africa with hopes of reconnecting with their father. Thirty years after his passing, Ziggy, Rohan and Robbie Marley uncover the roots of his legacy of music, family and African Unity. Viewers are invited to join the brothers on this authentic and spirited adventure as they camp in villages, jam with locals, and under a looming deadline, pull together for Ziggy’s first-ever tribute concert in South Africa.
Based upon a true story. Here is a heartfelt father/daughter piece that starts when a young woman discovers two horses stranded in deep snow high atop a mountain. Determined that they be saved, she rallies first her father, then the town and the nation - all who heroically come together in the spirit of Christmas.
(Luna, el Misterio de Calenda) (Series – Mystery - 13 x 70’) Mystery TV Series focused on the life of a group of people who are confronted with ancient and fearful creatures.
Vindica, What Goes Around, Comes Around (Vindica) (Series – Drama - 13 x 50’)
Several stories show us that sometimes our actions end with a prize or a punishment. Stories set in different places as at any place you could find a good dose of justice.
In the Heart of the Ocean
5 x 5 (Voy a Mil) (Quiz Show - 15 x 45’) General culture quiz show in which two groups of 5 people struggle to win.
An innovative look at the urban landscape, presenting groundbreaking ideas from the areas of ecological architecture and urban development.
Imagina International Sales
9465 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 p. 310.407.0960 x118 Tel.: 310.407.0961 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.eonetv.com Booth:RB.43
The Horses OfMcbride Ecopia
Kuzey - Guney
Gormiti - The New Adventure
Dogan TV Center, 34204, Bagcilar, Istanbul, Turkey Tel..: + 90 212 4135111 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.kanald.com.tr
Via Brenta, 11 - 00198 Rome Italy Tel.: +39 06 86323293 Fax: +39 06 86209836 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website:www.mondotv.it Stand: 23.02 / 25.01
Executives Attending Kerim Emrah Turna, International Sales Amac Erol Us, International Sales Ezgi Ural, Sales & Acquisitions
Özlem Özsümbül, Head of Sales and Acquisitions
Kuzey - Guney ‘Kuzey- Güney’ is the story of two brothers’ struggle to survive in their own worlds. They have different ambitions, different paths...They have different strategies to reach their goals. The only thing the two characteristically opposite brothers have in common is Cemre, the girl they are both in love with... Even though they have very different behaviours and characters, two brothers can somehow manage to get along. The events which destroy two brothers’ life begin after Cemre and her coiffeur mother move into the neighborhood.
Tıme Goes By Year 1967... Long distance Captain Sailor, Ali Akarsu spends most of his time away from his family. In the mean time his wife Cemile takes care of their four children. She becomes both a mother and a father figure to their chidren while her husband is away. One day Ali finally comes back home from his journey and Cemile finds a letter in Ali’s pocket which will lead to many events that will make the Akarsu family’s life upside down... A secret love affair with a foreign woman.
Executives Attending Orlando Corradi, President & CEO Gian Claudio Galatoli, Production Director MatteoCorradi, Senior VP of Int’l Sales Roberto Farina, Sales Manager Alessandro Venturi, Sales Manager Theo Kouroglou, Sales Manager Maria B. Fois, gen. man. Mondo TV Spain Guido Berté, Licensing Manager Mondo Cons. Prod.
Pop Corn TV
Novavision Promotion Internationale 12, Rue Vivienne 75002 Paris Tel.: +33 1 75 47 80 70 Fax: +33 1 75 47 80 74 Email: email@example.com Website: www.novavision.fr Booth: R3204
Executives Attending Charlène Calmano, Head Of Acquisitions Charlotte Fichet De Clairfontaine, Assistant For Acquisitions José Arcos, Novabrand Consultant Anta Holubec, COO Nathalie Nennig, Sales Manager Lucy Le Gruiec, Sales Executive Charles Gebenholtz, Sales Executive
Micheline Azoury, Head of International Sales & Brand Manager
Gormiti - The New Adventure (Animation series - 26 x 26’ - HD - 3D)
Three thousand years ago, the Island of Gorm faced its gravest hour. The dreaded Magmion was at full power, and his rage threatened to consume the entire island, and every living Gormiti along with it! He was repelled thanks to the power of the Invincible Lords of Nature and their mysterious benefactor, the Old Sage. But the Lords knew that a victory against Magmion was, at best, temporary for Magmion had grown too strong. The wisest among the Lords devised a brilliant, but drastic plan divide Magmion’s power into Six “Firestones” and hide each of these pieces of dark power separately - one sequestered deep within each Lord’s kingdom.
François-Xavier Poirier, CEO
Pop Corn TV
(Format/Entertainment – 400 x 26’) ‘PCTV’ is our best seller and one of the two complete shows we produce. Our premier family show for a family audience is now totally revised with exciting and energetic new graphics, depicting a variety of favourite gags from ZéZé hidden Camera, Mad Boys, Junior Hidden Camera, Extreme Sport Bloopers and Hilarious Home Video.
Crazy Hidden Camera
(Format/No Dialogue– 130 x 26’) ‘Crazy Hidden Camera’ is the second complete compilation show we produce for our broadcasters. This show is in response to those broadcasters who want a candid camera compilation show, but do not require funny home video clips. This family-oriented show features our favourite world renown candid camera gags from ZéZé hidden camera, Mad Boys, Junior Hidden Camera.
The Social Leader
David, the King
Record TV Network
Jorge Newberry 3449, Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tel.: +54 11 4553-0588 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.pol-ka.com.ar
Rua da Várzea, 240 - Barra Funda. São Paulo-SP, Brasil. CEP: 01140-080. Tel.: +55 11 3300-5468 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.recordtvnetwork.com Stand: 05.02
Primrose Studios, 109 Regent’s Park Road, London, NW1 8UR, United Kingdom Tel..: +44 207 985 7000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.shineinternational.com Stand: LR5.01
Edson Mendes, International Sales Manager
Elisabeth Murdoch, CEO & Chairman, Shine Group Alex Mahon, President & COO of Shine Group Daniel Bevis, Sales Assistant, Shine International Noel Hedges, SVP, Head of Acquisitions, Shine International Diego Piasek, Sales Executive, Shine International Matt Vassallo, VP, International Distribution, Shine International
Executives Attending Fernando Blanco, CEO Partner. Virginia Berberian, International Business Executive.
Delmar Andrade, International Sales Director
Alejandro Lagomarsino, International Business Executive
The Social Leader (Drama – 36 x 60’)
(Series - 29 chapters)
David’s life is marked by love and hate, intrigue, friendship, betrayal and forgiveness. David’s legacy is to show mankind that all men are capable of committing sin and injustice, but that they’ll only find the path when they obey God’s laws.
Camilla Hammer, CEO, Shine International
River of Intrigues
(Soap Opera – 250 x 45’)
(Drama - 10 x 60’ – HD)
‘River of Intrigues’ is a contemporary soup opera with different scenarios; its clever plot is emphasized by characters of all types, happy, fun, and above all: captivating. In the plot there are many mysteries that make the viewer each chapter more interested and involved with the soup opera. ‘River of Intrigues’ is a historic town with beautiful landscape and a river where people practice sports. Despite its beautiful scenery, the city’s main asset is its different inhabitants.
Primetime drama from SVT1 exploring what it really means to be ‘human’. Set in a parallel world, Real Humans takes us to a thrilling place of human-robots, where the artificial human has come into its own, challenging human morals, ethics and relationships, with sensational and gripping consequences.
(Season 2) (Drama – 6 x 60’ – HD) Written by BAFTA award-winning writer Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady) and nominated for 3 Golden Globes, BBC Two’s ‘The Hour’ returns for a spectacular second season starring Dominic West (The Wire), Romola Garai (Amazing Grace) and Ben Whishaw (Perfume: The Story of a Murderer).
‘The Social Leader’ tells the story of a political staffer, a man that keeps his dreams alive in a very peculiar way: through the political and social work within a neighborhood. He influences the actions and drives the destinies of the neighbors he represents in the area he has taken control of. The Social Leader is a personal story that portrays the path of frustrations and unfulfilled wishes. The social leader’s name is Pablo Aldo Perotti. He feels the political world has not repaid him as it should for his over thirty years of political dedication. Today, the social leader says he wants to become Mayor of his city. He even goes to the extent of fantasizing that the present head of his town will sponsor his candidacy. Meanwhile, being a victim but at the same time a member of the most long-established political machine, Pablo Aldo Perotti, alias the Gypsy, fights tooth and nail to make sure his people are not neglected despite he knows his actions are often bordering on crime.
David, the King
The Winner Is
Sony Pictures Television
Talpa Distribution B.V.
10202 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232, USA Tel.: +1 (310) 244-4000 Fax: +1 (310) 244-1874 Website: www.sonypictures.com Stand: M5.01
Zevenend 45, 1251 RL LAREN, the Netherlands Tel.: +31 35 5333333 Fax: +31 35 5333334 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.talpa.tv Stand: LR3.09
Prilidiano Pueyrredón 2989 2nd. floor (B1640ILA) Martínez, Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel.: (5411) 4102-5810 Fax: (5411) 4587-4349 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.telefeinternational.com.ar Booth: RSV 14
Executives Attending Andrea Wong, President, International Production Ed Louwerse, Senior Vice President, Formats, International Distribution Jane Dockery, Vice President, Formats, International Distribution Stephan Zingg, Vice President, Interactive Media & Consumer Product Licensing, International Distribution Andreas Brosjo, Vice President, Distribution, Europe Lisette van Diepen, Vice President, Acquisitions, Production, Europe Sarah Edwards, Head of International Creative Development, Light Entertainment, International Production Jeff Lerner, SVP, Scripted Programming, International Production
Keith Le Goy, President, International Distribution
La Prepago 48/TTV PREVIEW
(Tele Series – 60’) Inspired by a true story, ‘La Prepago’ is about a woman, living a double life. One as a beautiful university student with a normal love life from a traditional family. The other as a high-class escort who is paid for companionship and to satisfy the sexual appetites of men.‘La Prepago’ takes viewers on a fast paced journey through the life of this young woman, whose two worlds ultimately collide, changing the course of her life forever.
Executives Attending Annelies Noest, Format Sales Director Gepke Nederlof, Licensing Manager Laura Rhodarmer, Licensing Manager
Maarten Meijs, Managing Director
Executives Attending Michelle Wasserman, Head of International Business Programming, Formats & Production Services María Eugenia Costa, International Business Executive, Programming, Formats & Production Services María Rosario Cosentino, International Business Executive, Programming, Formats & Production Services Meca Salado Pizarro, Head of Marketing
The Winner Is
(Game/Talent Show - 8 x 90’)
Fernando Varela, International Business Director
‘The Winner Is…’ On this must-see singing talent show, be confident of your own talent! But whatever you do, don’t underestimate your competitor!
The Voice Kids
(Talent Show - 9 x 80’)
(Romantic Comedy - 120 x 60’)
After the phenomenal worldwide success of ‘The Voice’, it’s time for kids to show off their vocal talent. ‘The Voice Kids’ is for today’s talented youngsters.
Andy and Loli were high school classmates and they have not seen each other for 18 years. Andy has continued a relaxed life and has sworn to live under a special philosophy related to not losing the freedom of youth and go on having fun, with a simple and comfortable job, as a dog walker. Loli has married and has a son and a seemingly ideal family. These characters will reveal a secret that will change their lives forever and will force them and their former classmates to think what they have done with their teenage wishes.
Let’s Get Married
(Entertainment/Game show - 4 x 90’) ‘Let’s Get Married’,…Back at long last, a romantic wedding show! Win the game and you win the most important day of your life…
The Hunger Games
Abyss of Passion
Av. Libertador 1068 PISO 11. Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel.: 5411 5032 6000 Website:www.telefilms.com.ar Stand:09.05
2745 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Coral Gables FL 33134, USA Tel.: (305) 774-0033 Fax: (305) 774-7372 Webiste: www.telemundointernacional.com Email: Cynthia.Carnivali@nbcuni.com Stand: A0.21
6355 NW 36th St. Suite 101, Miami, Fl 33166 Tel.: +1 786 265 2501 Fax: +1 786 265 2270 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.televisainternacional.tv/ Booth: RSV 02
Xavier Aristimuño, SVP Sales & Business Development, Asia Esperanza Garay, SVP Sales & Acquisition, Latin America Luis Daniel Capriles, VP International Digital Media Sales Karina Etchison, VP of Sales, Europe, Africa and Middle East Peggy Stora, Director of Marketing Melissa Pillow, Sales Director, Europe Elena Aguirre, Sales and Traffic Coordinator, Europe
Ricardo Ehrsam, Director General Europa y Asia Claudia Sahab, Directora de Europa Mario Castro, Director of New Businesses
Executives Attending Ricardo Costianovsky, CEO Humberto Delmas, Sales Manager Alejandro Carballo, Sales Manager
Tomás Darcyl, President
The Hunger Games
(Los Juegos Del Hambre) (Sci Fi)
Katniss is a 16 year old who lives with his mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, what remains of the old United States. Long ago, challenged the district capital, Capitol, and lost the war. Some of the terms of surrender is that each district must send a boy and a girl annual televised event called ‘The Hunger Games’. The terrain, rules and level of audience participation may vary from one edition of the Games to another, but there is one constant: kill or be killed.
Hollywood, 1927: George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of talking pictures will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (BereniceBejo), however, it seems the sky’s the limit – major movie stardom awaits. ‘The Artist’ tells the story of their interlinked destinies.
Marcos Santana, President
Dangerous Affairs (Telenovela - 130 x 60’)
Dangerous Affairs presents the story of Miranda Cruz, a young woman who begins her career as a professor in the city of Miami at a high school specialized in the Arts. What seemed to be the beginning of a promising future for Miranda becomes an uncertain one when a completely unexpected twist will force her to choose between reason and her heart’s desires. In this story, Miranda is not the only one who will have to confront a challenging situation; everyone around her is experiencing difficult situations as real as life itself.
Fernando Pérez Gavilán, Vicepresidente de Televisa Internacional
Abyss of Passion (Telenovela - 150 x 60’)
It is a love story that takes place in a tiny, traditional, picturesque village from Yucatán. Augusto Castañón and Estefanía Berger de Castañón are Elisa’s parents. With them lives Carmina, Estefanía’s sister, who is about to run away from town with Rosendo Arango. Alfonsina, his wife, finds this out and alerts Augusto about it. On the other hand, Estefanía tries to discourage Rosendo from leaving his family; however, they die in a car accident. This is a fascinating story about four youngsters, whose destinies and happiness are seriously damaged by the resentment, the ambition, and the betrayal that rules in the adults’ world.
(El Artista) (Romance-Comedy)
Periférico Sur 4121 Tel.: +525552511410 Fax: +525552511409 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web:www.comarex.tv Stand: LR2.06
121 Alhambra Plaza, Suite 1400 Coral Gables, FL 33134 (USA) Tel.: 305.442.3411 Fax: 305.446.4743 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.venevisioninternational.com Stand: 14.02
Executives Attending Marcel Vinay Jr., CEO Comarex Martha Contreras, Sales Asia Adela Velasco, Sales Europe&Africa Raul Mendoza, Marketing
Marcel Vinay Hill, Vice President International Sales
Executives Attending Cisneros Group of Companies Manuel Pérez, Vice President & CFO of Venevision International (VVI) César Díaz, Vice President of Sales (VVI) Miguel Somoza, Regional Sales Director (VVI) Daniel Rodríguez, Sales Director, Latin America (VVI) Cristobal Ponte, Exclusive Independent Representative for Europe, Africa & M.E.
Judas’ Wife is the nickname given to Altagraciadel Toro who has become something of a legend - they say she dresses in a brides dress to kill her enemies. Our heroine Natalia will start investigating this legend and through this process she will meet Salomon who will fight Altagracia del Toro for the property of “Grupo Cervecero”, a beer factory that is the family business. Together Natalia and Salomon will try to discover the real identity behind the veil of “Judas’ wife”….
(Emperatriz) (Drama - 155 X 60’) This is the story of Emperatriz Jurado, a woman who has fallen in love with Armando Mendoza but he has betrayed her and taken her newborn daughter. Emperatriz swears to herself that she will take revenge against Armando, get her daughter back and make him pay for all the damage he has done.
Viacom International Media Networks 17-29 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8TT Ph.: 0207 284 6350 Web: www.b2b.viacom.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Stand: R38.05
Executives Attending Sam Witters, Vice President Emmanuelle Bon, South Europe (France, Italy) Lauren Marriott, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Northern Europe (Kids only) Danielle Davies, Russia & CIS, India subcontinent, South Africa, Israel, Romania Anna Walczak, CEE, Baltics, Caucasian States, The Stans & Malta Louise McNab, Northern Europe, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, UK & Ireland Adeline Delgado, Latin America/Canada
Miguel Dvorak, President & COO of the Cisneros Group of Companies
(La Mujer de Judas) (Drama - 120 x 60’)
Legend of Kora
(El Talismán) (Telenovela - 120 x 45’) A passionate love story unfolds: Years after losing her family’s ranch, ‘El Talismán’, Camila, now an agricultural engineer, returns to the area to work at the neighboring farm and reencounters the love of her life: Pedro, the man who took everything from her father. While desperately fighting her feelings, Camila begins to discover that the past holds many secrets... and that Pedro is not who she believes him to be.
Passions of the Heart
(Corazón Apasionado) (Telenovela - 120 x 45’) Patricia grows up under the iron hand of her grandmother, a wealthy landowner who manages the family ranch with equal firmness. When Patricia falls in love with a man that doesn’t meet up to her grandmother’s social and economic standards, she must pay the consequences.
Caroline Beaton, Senior Vice President
Legend of Kora (12 x 30’)
Following the phenomenal success of Nickelodeon’s award-winning animation series, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ – syndicated to more than 129 countries in 26 languages -creators Michael DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko return with a new brand avatar, Korra. Set 70 years after the events of ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’, the show follows the adventures of Korra, a passionate, rebellious and fearless girl from the Southern Water Tribe. Having successfully mastered three of the four elements -Earth, Water and Fire– Korra is on a mission to master the missing element, Air. Arriving in the epicentre of the modern“Avatar”world, Republic City, Korra soon discovers the city is in a state of criminal uprise. As she begins to fulfill her quest of airbending training, she realises her struggle ahead as she tries to juggle.