MipCancun Closes Another Day of Announcements and Awards

The penultimate day of the online event again featured important conferences, as well as sales and co-production announcements, in addition to the traditional MipCancun Formats Pitch.

This Thursday, November 19, marked the penultimate day of MipCancun Online+, an event that is being carried out entirely digitally until this Friday.

Up next, the highlights of the day’s announcements, events and conferences.

1 – Building Battles from Brazil, winner of the MipCancun Formats Pitch

Reed Midem and All3media International announced that the Brazilian format Building Battles by Elo Company won the second edition of the MipCancun Formats Pitch. It is a culinary competition show in which people from the same building compete with each other, demonstrating how food can bring people together.

The production company won US$ 5,000 to continue developing its format together with a consulting package from All3media.

2 – BTF will serialize the Argentine classic Nueve Reinas

The film Nine Queens, turned into a modern Argentine classic, will inspire a television series produced by BTF Media.

According to Variety, the production company founded by Ricardo Coeto and Francisco Cordero has acquired the rights to adapt the feature film written and directed by Fabián Bielinsky.

3 – Mondo TV closed a co-production agreement with ZDF Enterprises and Toon2Tango

It is a co-production alliance for the development of a new CGI version of Grisù.

4 – WarnerMedia, Amazon, Discovery and more give talks

The third day of MipCancun was another intense day at the level of conferences and presentations.

Marcelo Tamburri of WarnerMedia offered the most prominent one. The executive detailed the launch plans for HBO Max.

Furthermore, Pablo Iacoviello from Amazon spoke about the expansion of the OTT platform in LatAm.

In addition, Discovery and A&E discussed the unscripted and factual production.

5 – Content showcases from Russia and Korea

The day closed with the showcases of NTV from Russia and Korea Content Village, which presented their novelties to the international market.