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TFP hit MIPCOM with new formats

THE FORMAT PEOPLE ARRIVE IN CANNES WITH A RAFT OF NEW FORMATS October 2019:  CEO Michel Rodrigue and CCO Justin Scroggie of consultancy group The Format People, are in Cannes this week to present a raft of new formats to the international television industry. The new slate contains a range of genres, including reality, survival […]

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TFP in London for major pitches

THE FORMAT PEOPLE IN LONDON FOR PITCHES TO MAJOR DISTRIBUTORS, PRODUCERS London October 2109: The Format People are in London this week to present a raft of new formats to distributors and producers in advance of MIPCOM next week. Meetings have been arranged with NBCU, Warners Bros, Sony Entertainment and the Motion Content group among […]

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Michel Rodrigue to host ATF Formats Pitch 2019

TFP CEO & Partner Michel Rodrigue is to host this year’s prestigious Formats Pitch competition at the Asian Television Forum in Singapore in December. The ATF Formats Pitch is the premier formats pitching competition for creators and producers of new and original, unscripted (non-fiction) entertainment formats. This is a platform to flaunt the best of […]

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CHEF IN YOUR EAR Mongolia Season 4 launches

CHEF IN YOUR EAR MONGOLIA – SEASON 4 TO LAUNCH The FOURTH season of The Mongolian adaptation of our hit format “Chef in your Ear”, launched November 23 2019 on prime time NTV. Hosted by director and screenwriter A.Miyegombo, the series features a mix of ordinary people and celebrities, as well as top Mongolian chefs […]

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OYE AL CHEF! returns for a second season!

OYE AL CHEF! returns to Mexican screens for a second season! June 2019:  The Mexican adaptation of our hit format “Chef In Your Ear” returns for a second season this month. Carlos Arenas returns as host, and the series will feature a selection of renowned chefs including  Aquiles Chávez, Josefina Santacruz and Maritere Ramírez return, […]

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Format People keynote at Content Academy: Formats 360

  THE FORMAT PEOPLE BRING WORLD VIEW KEYNOTE TO THE C21 CONTENT ACADEMY’S FORMATS 360 WORKSHOP The Format People are partnering with the C21 Content Academy.  In a major keynote for the Academy’s Formats 360 workshop in November 2018, Justin Scroggie will address the impact of the social and technological change over the past 5 years, […]

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Chef In Your Ear reaches 10 Territories

   ‘CHEF IN YOUR EAR’ REACHES 10 TERRITORIES WORLDWIDE October 2018:  Hit cooking entertainment format CHEF IN YOUR EAR is celebrating its 10th international adaptation with CHEF AO PE DO OUVIDO!, filmed this summer in Sao Paolo, and due on air on GNT in 2019. CHEF IN YOUR EAR, originally created by Justin Scroggie of The […]

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KYIV MEDIA WEEK – DNA of International Formats

  Justin Scroggie to deliver a keynote ‘Revealing the DNA of international formats’, Sept 17 at KYIV MEDIA WEEK.     Justin Scroggie is delivering a keynote speech at the KYIV MEDIA WEEK in September. For the keynote Justin will reveal 8 key ‘building blocks’ that creator-producers need in our constantly evolving business, in order to build the […]

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