MIPTV – the 58th Spring International Television Market – will take place online during the annual spring market dates of April 12-16, 2021 and will bring together global distributors, producers, buyers and commissioners of drama, doc, kids, factual and formats programming for a curated week of personalised business meetings, exclusive market intelligence, conference sessions and global networking.
Over 1000 buyers are at Digital MIPTV with a clear objective on what they are looking for.
Reed MIDEM has confirmed strong buyer and commissioner demand for Digital MIPTV 2021 for the one-to-one distribution market, the one-to-one international co-production markets and its digital networking platform in a positive early response for this year’s all digital show.
Peter Andrews of SBS, Australia says they are looking forward for factual series, food content, films and drama. In addition to global territories, SBS is looking for Asia regions- China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan.
As far as VRT from Belgium is concerned, Current Affairs Buyer/Commissioner Jan Konings says they are at MIPTV for pronounced documentaries in series or one-offs, in diverse lengths.
ARTE1 from Brazil is eyeing for sophisticated productions. “Our main request is that all the themes of the programs needs to be related to art topics. We have slots for: documentaries (one-off)/ doc-series with episodes of 26’ or 52’/concerts from classical to modern music / ballet performances from classical to contemporary style / awarded and independent art movies,” says its head of acquisitions and co-productions Janaina Tadeu.
Lei Jing, General Manager, Golden-Spread Entertainments Co., Ltd, China says they are looking for Action, Adventure, Animated Feature, Film, Wild/Nature Documentary, TV series. Their plan is to acquire foreign films and TV series and sell to Chinese clients.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, China is eyeing to acquire VOD programmes including TV series, movies, docs, kids, 4K etc. China’s MediaTV International Service’s General Manager Jing Kang is planning to buy TV programmes from international partners worldwide.
Mira Vocinkic, Editor – Buyer, Acquisitions Department of Croatian public broadcaster Croatian TV is at MIPTV for all kind of documentaries, talk shows, concerts. Vicky Schroderus, Executive In Charge Of International Co-Productions & Acquisitions at Yle Children’s Programs is attending MIPTV for content that will enhance YLE’s offering for kids. The shows need to entertain, bring laughter and awoke curiosity.
ARTE France, a European public-service cultural television channel, is looking for finished films in people, places, human interest, ancient history, civilisations, nature and wildlife.