Category Archives: Markets & Festivals

Studiocanal Primes Talent Links, Fiction Format Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

CANNES — Launching new production units in France and the U.K., European film-TV powerhouse Studiocanal is priming its established talent relationships as it pushes ever more fiction format sales. The production-distribution-sales house hits Mipcom with “Pros and Cons,” the latest series from SAM Productions, co-run by “Borgen’s” Adam Price, and “,” from Nicola Shindler’s RED… Read More »

Mipcom: Buying, Production Trends at Major SVOD Players – Report (EXCLUSIVE)

CANNES — “Never predict, especially about the future,” the saying goes. Three of MipJunior’s key speakers and kids industry players – from Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and the BBC –  took that to heart on Cannes’ Saturday afternoon when addressing the panel subject, “View from the Top: Gazing into the Future of Kids Media.” Rather than… Read More »

Banijay-owned Yellow Bird to Launch U.S. Branch With Bunim/Murray Productions

Yellow Bird Sweden, the Banijay-owned Scandinavian production company behind “Headhunters” and “Occupied,” is joining forces with its sister company Bunim/Murray Productions to launch Yellow Bird U.S. A close joined venture between the two Banijay-owned banners, Yellow Bird U.S. will be headed by Marianne Gray, a producer at Yellow Bird Sweden who played a key role… Read More »

‘A Fantastic Woman’s’ Daniela Vega, Lucia Puenzo, Join Fremantle, Fabula on ‘La Jauria’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Global drama producer Fremantle is teaming with Fabula, headed by director Pablo Larrain (“Jackie”) and producer Juan de Dios Larraín (“Gloria Bell”), to produce “La Jauría” (The Pack), a brand new Spanish-Language drama series starring Daniela Vega, the lead in Fabula’s Academy Award-winning “A Fantastic Woman.” A psychological gender crime thriller set against and energized… Read More »