The list of new additions includes Banijay Rights, MGM and Red Arrow Studios, along with Turkish distributors Kanal D, Global Agency, MISTCO, MADD Entertainment, TRT, ATV and OGM.

NATPE Budapest announced Banijay Rights, MGM and Red Arrow Studios International amongst the first to confirm their presence as exhibitors at Central and Eastern Europe’s most established market taking place June 19 – 22 at the InterContinental Hotel.

Additionally, an impressive group of Turkish distributors including Kanal D, Global Agency, MISTCO, MADD Entertainment, TRT, ATV and OGM UNIVERSE have secured their exhibition suites.

DARO Film Distribution, FilmRise, Gaumont, Newen Connect, Italy’s RTI Mediaset, Vision Films and The Smurfs distributor IMPS have also joined the list of exhibitors which is growing daily.

With a legacy of more than 30 years, the must-attend marketplace is expected to have more than 400 buyers from linear TV channels, streaming platforms and distribution companies including AMC Networks, Antena TV Group, Blue Ant Media, Croatian Radiotelevision (HRT), Cyfrowyn Polsat, Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation, Kanal D Romania, Kino Polska TV, MTVA, National Geographic Channel, Paramount International, RTL Hungary, RTV Slovenia, Telewizja Polska, TV2 Media Csoport Zrt. Urania s.r.o., Viaplay and Zee Entertainment.

As previously announced, Unifrance and Pact have also signed on as event partners and will be bringing delegations from France and the United Kingdom, respectively as they look to grow their reach in the CEE and beyond.