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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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Format Doctor keynote at CPH TV Festival 2018

  HOW TO REBOOT AN OLD SHOW ‘Reboot’ is the buzzword for dusting off old hit shows and remaking them, the cyber-reference somehow implying that they have been reinvented for the Millennial generation The US, UK and many other countries are awash with Reboots, as broadcasters attempt to ‘de-risk’ output by attempting to recapture the […]

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OYE AL CHEF! Chef In Your Ear launches in Mexico

  THE 9TH ADAPTATION OF CHEF IN YOUR EAR, OYE AL CHEF!, LAUNCHES IN MEXICO Now we are 9!  Oye Al Chef, the Mexican adaptation of hit international format “Chef In Your Ear” and a co-production between Imagen Televisión and Discovery Home & Health, launched in June 2018 on both screens. “At Imagen, we are […]

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Chef In Your Ear Mongolia renewed for Season 2

  CHEF IN YOUR EAR MONGOLIA RENEWED FOR SEASON 2 Ulaanbaatar May 2018 The Mongolian adaptation of our hit culinary format “Chef in your Ear” which launched in primetime on network NTV last November, has been quickly recommissioned for a second season. Hosted by director and screenwriter A.Miyegombo, the series features a mix of ordinary people and celebrities, as well as […]

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Michel Hosts K-Formats at LA Screenings

MICHEL HOSTS K-FORMATS SHOWCASE AT LA SCREENINGS For third year running, the Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) presented their K Formats at the LA Screenings in Los Angeles. The 90-minute Screening Showcase of 10 unscripted formats was presented by Michel Rodrigue (CEO of The Format People) from screeners provided by the top 5 Korean Broadcasters […]

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FORMATS A-Z kicks off for MNET SA

  Creative Development training for MNET and independent producers   The Format People are bringing their unique FORMATS A-Z training course to South Africa, courtesy of cable network MNET.  In the first recently completed Module, Creative Development, five TFP consultants shared their expertise with commissioning editors and producers. “The word I’ve been getting back from […]

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FORMATS A-Z FOR JTBC KOREA

TFP return to Seoul to train JTBC! The Format People recently returned once more to South Korea, this time to work with and train teams from nationwide cable TV network and broadcasting company JTBC. Gary Carter (formerly COO Fremantle Media and CEO international operations Endemol Shine, now non-executive Director of research consultancy K7 Media), examined the present […]

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GOOD DEAL BAD DEAL at MIPFORMATS

  GOOD DEAL, BAD DEAL – the Art of Negotiation Following last year’s successful ‘thought-bubble’ presentation on pitching, Michel and Justin are returning to the Palais and MIPFormats to share their insights into the art of negotiating deals, with GOOD DEAL, BAD DEAL. Once again, the Format People partners will present a series of entertaining […]

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