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Global production: the pros and cons

As international cable networks ramp up their global footprints, they’re looking for more and more content to feed into their international pipelines. But while that may mean more opportunities to ...
December 17, 2012

As international cable networks ramp up their global footprints, they’re looking for more and more content to feed into their international pipelines. But while that may mean more opportunities to secure commissions, producers may have less opportunities to exploit the programs globally, with the networks often retaining international rights. A high-level panel at the 15th edition of the Realscreen Summit will examine the issue of feeding the appetite for global content from the prodco, network, and distributor perspectives, and also uncover the creative approaches being utilized by all partners to arrive at deals that work. Is there room for compromise and collaboration in the global content game?

Julian Bellamy

Creative Director and Head of Production and Development

Discovery Networks International

Sally Miles

Founder & CEO

Passion Distribution

MODERATOR

Jane Millichip

Managing Director

Zodiak Rights

Brent Montgomery

Founder and Owner

Leftfield Pictures

Christian Murphy
SVP, International Programming & Marketing


A+E Networks

Hamish Mykura

EVP & Head of International Content

National Geographic Channels International

 

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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