The digital market’s third day was marked by a long list of deals announced by international distributors.
The online format hasn’t stopped Mipcom from being the market chosen by distributors to announce their latest deals.
As proof of this, Mipcom Online+’s third day was marked by an avalanche of deals and sales between international companies.
The day’s main headlines:
1 – All3media International announced pre-sales for Roadkill
The series was acquired by HBO in Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Portugal; in Australia by ABC and in Spain by Movistar+. Read more.
2 – Cineflix Rights closed several sales for Icelandic drama The Minister
The drama was acquired by SBS in Australia, AMC Networks for Southern Europe and TVO in Canada. Read more.
3 – Studiocanal announced the sale of Possessions to HBO Max
The European producer and distributor announced the sale of its psychological thriller Possessions to HBO Max, which will be seen internationally as a Max Original.
4 – HBO Max also acquired the series Adult Material, from Banijay Rights
The four-part drama, produced by Banijay’s Fifty Fathoms for Channel 4 in the UK, will be available on the WarnerMedia streaming platform in December. Read more.
5 – 2020 Buyers’ Awards for Japanese drama winners announced
This year’s award winners, featuring and promoting buyer-selected Japanese content at Mipcom, were TV Tokyo’s Harrasment Games (Grand Prix) and Kansai TV’s The Secrets (Honorable Mention). Read more.
6 – John de Mol presents his new formats at Mipcom
They are Split Screen and Hit the Road, both premiered on SBS6 in the Netherlands. Read more.
7 – Korean Boom: Top 5 Scripted Formats
After its Top 5 entertainment formats were revealed, 7K Media presented at Mipcom Online+ the five most striking series of the season from South Korea. Read more.