The event’s organization announced the 23 projects selected for its In Development platform, featuring two titles from Spain: Calima by Meridional Producciones and Jugoplastika (Drama) and La Mesa by La Terrible (Creative Talent).
Miptv announced the 23 projects selected for In Development, the gateway to international financing and strategic partnerships.
Launched in 2018, In Development responds to the rapid growth in demand for exclusive original programming and for identifying projects at the development stage. It gives Miptv attendees access to the event’s unrivalled community of international decision-makers across all genres.
It provides an international platform for producers looking to finance their international projects and for executives involved in pre-sales, co-financing, co-production and programming to discover these shows and establish development and production partnerships.
Divided into three sections -The Drama Series Pitch, The Creative Talent Pitch and The Kids Series Pitch- the selection this year features two projects from Spain: Selected in The Drama Series Pitch is Calima, produced by Meridional Producciones and Jugoplastika; while The Creative Talent Pitch includes Spanish title La Mesa by La Terrible in its selection.
The full lists of selected projects:
DRAMA SERIES PITCH
Produced by Meridional Producciones and Jugoplastika (Spain)
Produced by Fort Greene Filmworks and Isabella and Lucy Prods. (USA)
Produced by Anagram Sweden and Belga Productions (Sweden)
Produced by Foley Film & TV (UK)
FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT
Produced by Wüste Medien (Germany)
Produced by Sienna Films and Atomic 80 (Canada)
Presented by Scythia Films and Stellar Citizens (Canada)
Produced by Enigma Pictures (South Africa)
Produced by LoCo Motion Pictures (Canada)
Produced by Bionaut (Czech Republic)
Produced by Noble Savage Pictures (Australia)
THE DRAMA QUEENS OF KABUL
Produced by Rantan Productions (Australia)
CREATIVE TALENT PITCH
Produced by Olive Tree Productions (Lebanon)
IT’S CALLED XOLENIA
Produced by more simple (Turkey)
Produced by WHYNOT MEDIA (Korea)
Presented by Korea Communications Agency (KCA)
Produced by La Terrible (Spain)
Produced by Maximo Entertainment (Australia)
Produced by Dubdolls (Germany)
KIDS SERIES PITCH
BEAR & SALMON
Produced by Like A Photon Creative (Australia)
Produced by 412 Entertainment (Australia)
POP PAPER CITY
Produced by LoveLove Films (UK)
Produced by Distillery Films (Ireland)
Produced by Neue Bioskop Film (Germany)
“We are hugely impressed by the quality of the projects submitted for this year’s competition. The selections encompass a diverse range of genres and formats, and hail from 13 countries, all with the potential to reach international screens. We are proud that GR5: Into the Wilderness, a finalist from the first edition of In Development, co-produced by Zodiak Belgium and Red Balloon Film and distributed by Banijay Rights, will be broadcast soon on VRT and ZDFneo, and will be presented during an exclusive case study at In Development in Cannes,” said Lucy Smith, Deputy Director of Reed MIDEM’s Television Division, which organises MIPTV.
The projects were selected by three international juries of industry experts, comprised of: Zia Bales, Senior Acquisitions Manager, Kids EMEA, WarnerMedia; Gregg Bywalski, General Manager, Webedia Rights; Manman Chen, Founding Partner and COO, WeKids; Luiz Filipe Figueira, Head of Programming and Content Strategy, Gloob & Gloobinho, Globo Group; Sydney Gallonde, CEO & Executive Producer, Make It Happen Studio; Jane Gogan, Director, Yellow Path Productions; Hélène Juguet, Managing Director, Ubisoft Film & Television Paris; Nataly Kudiabor, Producer, UFA Fiction; Alex Medeiros, Content Development Director, Grupo Globo; Stephen Mowbray, Head of SVT International, SVT Sveriges Television; Kazufumi Nagasawa, Managing Director, Chief Content Officer, Hulu Japan; Erik Pack, Executive Vice President, Global Distribution & Co-production, Boat Rocker Studios; Tone C Ronning, Executive Producer, NRK; Chris Rose, VP, Animation Production & Development, Nickelodeon International; Vanessa Shapiro, CEO, Nicely Entertainment; Vicky Schroderus, Executive in Charge of International Co-Productions and Acquisitions, YLE Finnish Broadcasting Company.
In Development’s partners include CANNESERIES, WebFest Berlin, Marseille Web Fest, Bilbao Web Fest, Melbourne Web Fest, WSWC and Seriencamp, which is offering a complimentary badge to one producer from the Official Selection of the Drama Series Pitch and one from the Creative Talent Pitch to attend the Seriencamp Conference in Munich in November 2020.