Treasure Box Japan

Treasure Box Japan 2017: creativity, originality and uniqueness

Eight Japanese terrestrial broadcasters participate on Saturday 1 at 12pm at Grand Auditorium of the Palais des Festival of the seventh edition of Treasure Box Japan 2017: NHK/NHK Enterprises (NEP), NIPPON TV, TV Asahi, Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS), TV TOKYO, Fuji Television Network, Asahi Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation (YTV).


YLE chooses Magnify for Mental

Yle (Finland) confirmed Magnify Media, the UK-based rights-management specialist, as distributor of its original format, Mental, which tells the real life-based stories of four teenagers who end up in a locked psychiatric unit.

Anne Hufnagel, General Manager of Autentic Distribution, and Silvia Fleck, head of NZZ Format’s editorial department

Autentic tajes over the global distribution of NZZ

Autentic Distribution, a 50:50 business partner with the WDR mediagroup and the Munich documentary label Autentic (part of the Beta Group), which promotes and distributes documentaries, reportages and factual entertainment for TV as well as new medias and offers editorial support for publishing houses worldwide, has assumed the responsibility of marketing the NZZ Format internationally.

Edward Sabin

A+E Networks launches CI brand on Hulu in Japan

A+E Networks launches today, 15 February, its Crime + Investigation brand and titles on Hulu Japan, according to the announce of Edward Sabin, EMD, International, A+E Networks.

Sound Tracker

Finland: Music travels with Yle

Yle, the Finnish Broadcasting Company, presents together with DR and SVT various music programs at the next MIPTV edition, which will be held from 3-6 April.

Sarah Diggins & Natalia Sterlikova

UK: Magnify Media expands its sales team

Distributor and rights-management specialist Magnify Media (UK), has appointed two new senior staff members in a move that doubles its sales force as it gears up for expansion. Sarah Diggins and Natalia Sterlikova have joined the company to manage format and programme sales to Asia, and CEE and the Middle East respectively.

Youngsun Soh

A+E Korea appoints Youngsun Soh as general manager

A+E Networks has appointed Youngsun Soh as general manager, A+E Networks Korea, reporting directly to A+E Networks General Manager, North Asia, Saugato Banerjee.

Below The Surface

ZDFneo joins SAM Productions’ Below The Surface

ZDFneo, digital channel of Germany leading pubcaster aimed at 25-49 demographic, has stepped on board the brand new drama series Below The Surface as a co-production partner with SAM Productions. Studiocanal handles worldwide distribution.

UK: Katie Boyd joins Screenchannel as creative director

Katie Boyd

Screenchannel Television, production company focused in factual, formatted and factual-entertainment programming, and acquired by Rare TV Group in February 2015, appointed independent producer Katie Boyd as creative director.

Germany: Tele München acquires stakes in Storied Media Group

Germany: Tele München acquires stakes in Storied Media Group

German based Tele München Group (TMG) has acquired a stake in Storied Media Group, the US-based rights brokerage and production house founded by CEO Todd Hoffman three years ago.

Squeeze: Cracké arrives to Indonesia


Squeeze announced that the Indonesian broadcaster Indosiar will soon be featuring the TV series Cracké in its programming. Under this agreement, the family TV series has the potential to reach close to 54 million viewers in Indonesia, and achieves more than 175 countries and territories.