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discovery+ leads “Most Streaming Sign-ups” in January: 19% of all U.S. SVOD new subscribers

discovery+ tops the SVOD “Most Streaming Sign-ups” list for U.S. in its launch month. discovery+ accounted for a 19% share of US SVOD signups in January according to new data released by ANTENNA, a subscription insights provider. That put discovery+ ahead of HBO Max (14%), Disney+ (13%) and Hulu and CBS All Access (each with …

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Sunny Side Videos: Select Trends in China, U.S., Germany, Singapore, Asia, Europe, South Africa, Taiwan, France and More

Sunny Side 2015 revealed lots of valuable insights into the development, production and distribution of documentaries and unscripted television programs. Here are nine brief video interviews with industry leaders, from CICC China, Nat Geo Wild U.S., South African Indies, ChannelNewsAsia Singapore, 422 South Graphics UK, France 3,  EUROVISION Science & Knowledge Group, the Taiwan Film Institute, and Autentic Germany. …

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The Sunny Side Vibe: More Takeaways from South Africa, Beijing & Taiwan, Australia and France

Beginning with Ruby Chen on the dock, following are insightful delegate interviews captured by Madelyn Most in compatible La Rochelle. Ruby Chen is co-Founder and CEO of CNEX  Foundation based in Beijing China which is dediated to supporting artistic documentaries about contemporary Chinese life. Marie Ange Billot-Thebaud is a writer, director, producer of Jatropha Films Productions based in …

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Thessaloniki Takeaway. Video: Trends in the Documentary Distribution Business by Jan Rofekamp, Films Transit International

What are the key trends for 2015 in documentary distribution? Jan Rofekamp is president & ceo of Films Transit International and a veteran documentary sales agent based in Montreal. He has been associated with many classics and major award-winners. My top pick among these is Noam Chomsky on ‘Manufacturing Consent’. His catalog is here and …

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Thessaloniki Takeaways: Pitching Lessons. Access. Funding Strategies. NETFLIX Wins. And Great Food!

The 17th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival & Market far exceeded my expectations. Here’s why! Video by US director Michael Galinsky, who pitched All the Rage about the back pain miracle worker, Dr Sarno. 1. A Lesson in Political Economy  Thessaloniki is the #2 Greek city. The horizon across Thermaikos Gulf is graced by snow-covered Mt Olympus, …

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