The third day of the online event left behind new international sales and content co-production deals, and featured a standout keynote from music superstar, Marc Anthony.
Miptv Digital continued on its third day with another evening of conferences and networking, with featured talks and various announcements in terms of content sales and co-production.
Up next, the main news of the third day of Miptv:
1. Marc Anthony announces a co-production with ViacomCBS International Studios
Global music star Marc Anthony was the big highlight on day 3 of Digital Miptv, with a keynote titled Behind the Curtain – A Conversation with Marc Anthony, moderated by JC Acosta, President of ViacomCBS International Studios(VIS) & Networks Americas.
He talked about his leap into the world of television production through his new company, Magnus Studios, and more details of the first-look deal between Magnus and ViacomCBS International Studios. In that sense, the great highlight of the talk was the announcement of a new joint project between the two companies: the fiction series Liked.
2. RTVE announced new sales for its Donde comen dos format
The Spanish group signed an agreement with Argentine company Premium Communications for the sale of the adaptation rights of the travel and gastronomy docushow starring El Langui and Pablo Pineda, for local versions in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Paraguay.
3. Filmax sold the new series Turu and The Wackies to LatAm and Spain
Disney+ acquired the broadcasting rights for the animated musical in Latin America, while RTVE took over the broadcasting rights in Spain and A’Punt those of the Spanish region of Valencia. Turu and the Wackies is a 26-episode CGI derivative series of the 2019 hit animated film Turu, the Wacky Hen, winner of the award for best animated film from the Spanish Academy, which Filmax has sold to 75 countries.
4. Beta Film announced new sales for Atlantic Crossing
Beta Film has sold the prestigious WWII drama series Atlantic Crossing starring Kyle MacLachlan and Sofia Helin to Austria’s national public broadcaster ORF and Spanish Movistar+. The limited series, praised as an “immensely moving saga” by The Wall Street Journal, will be broadcast in both countries later this year.
5. BBC Studios also sold The 1% Club format
Israeli pubcaster Kan 11 has signed a format license agreement with the UK’s BBC Studios for gameshow format The 1% Club. The 15 x 60-minute episode Israeli series will go into production in August 2021 and is scheduled to air in 2022.
6. Banijay announced that it will represent Can’t Stop Media’s Mystery Duets format
Following its successful prime time premiere on TF1 in France, Banijay will represent the format in Spain, Portugal, Russia, Poland, New Zealand, India, Brazil and Mexico.
7. All3Media International will represent Eating With Your Enemy globally
All3Media International is partnering with Ireland’s Animo TV and broadcaster Virgin Media Television on a its new format Eating with Your Enemy. The deal will include distribution rights to the original Animo TV-produced version and see the company handle global sales of the format.