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Takeaways from MIPDoc & MIPTV: #1, China Makes a Really Big Statement – Croisette Resembles Bund

…s tricky.’ 2011: 169 titles and 579 hours were acquired from outside China Suppliers are mainly global industry leaders from US and UK They include: BBC, NGC, Discovery, ITV and Disney Nature From other countries: France Televisions, ZDF, NHK, Arte, ABC Australia, ORF Austria, Channel 1 Russia and others. Co-productions Projects greenlit in 2012: 7 Partners include: Nat Geo Channel, BBC, ITV, Kwanza (France), NHK and KBS Korea CCTV Investment ‘per…

Hoff Productions: An Independent Producer Manages the Ups and Downs

…ns, whose ups and downs we covered back in 2010 in a popular post titled A Preferred Producer: Hoff Productions between Basement and Buyout. Hoff was on a ride. But, as you can see from the chart, some not-so-busy years followed. And then, an upswing… 2015 Snapshot This year, Hoff will deliver 40 hours to 6 buyers: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Series for Science Channel Mobsteel: Car series for NBC Sports Network Behind the Screams: Crime/Horror…

What Does A&E Pay for Programs?

…as to rely on huge output deals with the BBC, Towers Productions and other suppliers. Individual production budgets were not closely supervised. Although its sources and channels have since diversified, the AETN legacy of output deals still frames the company’s practices. AETN teams establish, in advance, a rock solid ‘Sweet Spot’ for a series that is affordable for the channel and that properly rewards the producer. AETN commissioners tell their…

Netflix 2023 What You Need To Know Now


The Emerging ‘Sweet Spot’ for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network

…works. OWN is in the channels business. The announced producers are steady suppliers to other advertiser-supported channels, and their production costs are well-known. ***************** DocumentaryTelevision.com ‘Sweet Spot’ Report Purchase our original research findings about the ‘Sweet Spots’ for 25+/- U.S. channels. The ‘Sweet Spot’ Report covers: Network budget benchmarks for original commissions Several levels: Signature, High, ‘Sweet Spot’ a…

NETFLIX sails into rough seas. What does Wall Street’s negative forecast mean for producers?

…ng and impact are a fraction of the Scripted category, as I reported in my coverage of Parrot Analytics’ Demand Expressions. Peter’s Last Word Wall Street may fall in and out of love with Netflix. But Netflix still loves the documentary category. For producers and program suppliers, the reality is that Netflix will remain a giant buyer and a very important opportunity. To understand the Netflix buying landscape and find the key contacts at Netflix…


Al Jazeera Documentary Arabic: What’s the Strategy? And the Deal?

…ty? Is our commissioning team paying more or less than the competition? Do preferred producers earn a premium? Does my pitch fall in the budget sweet spot for my target network? We interviewed dozens of executives and producers to create a unique source of proprietary information about network budgets for commissions and copro’s. Read More Brand Also, research commissioned by AJD confirmed that its brand is ‘political and serious’ “Our strategy is…

Realscreen Takeaways: Location. Efficiency. Quants. Guts. Brits. Agents. Reality Overload?

…ty? Is our commissioning team paying more or less than the competition? Do preferred producers earn a premium? Does my pitch fall in the budget sweet spot for my target network? We interviewed dozens of executives and producers to create a unique source of proprietary information about network budgets for commissions and copro’s. Read More 4. How Do Brits Do It? I enjoyed the panel on the ‘British invasion.’ It is amazing how many UK companies and…