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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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Format Doctor reboots at CPH 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! 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 Season 3!

  CHEF IN YOUR EAR MONGOLIA RENEWED FOR SEASON 3 Ulaanbaatar OCTOBER 2018 The Mongolian adaptation of our hit culinary format “Chef in your Ear” which launched in primetime on network NTV last November, has been recommissioned for a THIRD season. 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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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 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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