Two months from MIPTV’s opening day, RX France announced a strong line up of over 100 exhibiting companies, and a strong line up of platforms and acquisition executives already confirmed for its in-person television content market, taking place on April 4-6, 2022. MIPTV is also reinforcing its established health and safety protocols that will include proof of full Covid-19 vaccination for all delegates to access the Palais des Festivals, in line with current French health measures.
Distributors, studios, buyers and producers, spanning more than 30 countries, have to date confirmed their presence in Cannes for the new-look event. These include over 100 companies set to exhibit within a reshaped layout in the Palais des Festivals with more to be added in the run in to April.
Those exhibiting so far include: Aardman Animation, Armoza Formats, Arte France, Avalon Distribution, Bavaria, Beta Film, Cake Distribution, Catalan Films, CJ&EM, Cineflix Rights, DCD Rights, Deutsche Welle, DR, Electric Entertainment, Federation Entertainment, Filmrise, Flame, France Televisions, Global Agency, Kanal D International, KBS Media, Lionsgate, M6, Mattel, Mercury Studios, Newen Connect, NRK, ORF, Passion Distribution, Official Italian Pavilion, Red Arrow Studios, SBS Content, SODEC – Quebec Creatif, SVT, Telefilm Canada, TF1 Studios, TVP, Unifrance, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group, Warner Bros., YLE, and ZDF Enterprises.
Buyer and acquisitions executives already confirmed to attend are from the following companies: Amazon, Arte, BBC, Britbox, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Cartoon Network, De Agostini, DR, France Televisions, Globo Brazil, ITV, Mediaset Group Italy, Mega TV, Movistar+, Nine Network Australia, Nordic Entertainment Group/Viaplay, Orange, Pluto TV, RAI, Rakuten TV, RTE, RTL (Deutschland), RTL2, RTP, Seven Network Australia, Sky, Starzplay, SVT, ViacomCBS, Warner Media Kids, and YLE.
“MIPTV is back! Two months out from the market and we’re enjoying great momentum with confirmations continuing to come in daily. There is a huge appetite globally from the industry to gather in Spring and we look forward to hosting everyone soon,” commented RX France Entertainment Division Director & Director of MIPTV, Lucy Smith.
The 59th annual MIPTV International Spring TV Market will be staged for the first time in its new three-day format that brings MIPFormats and MIPDoc into the heart of the main programme, with premium high-end drama showcase MIPDrama again acting as a curtain raiser on April 3. Esports BAR, the world’s leading e-sports business event, will also for the first time be staged alongside MIPTV in the Palais des Festivals, bringing the synergies of one of the world’s fastest growing entertainment sectors to Cannes.
Also returning are the International Format Awards (in association with C21Media, FRAPA, MIPFormats & Entertainment Masterclass), and Cannes will also host the fifth season of international television series festival Canneseries (April 1-6).