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  • In the Zone
    Mike Moriarty of AMC Networks International – Zone talks to Clive Whittingham about expanding into Africa, UK originals and Russian regulatory issues.
  • Summer sizzlers
    C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist features 23 shows new on air this summer, including Channel 4/AMC Networks hit Humans, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's first TV lead and the Wachowski brothers' premier foray into serialised sci-fi.
  • Adding to the script
    There may be a surplus of drama on the international market, but that won’t stop A+E Networks pushing further into the genre, Joel Denton tells Nico Franks.
  • Going live
    Producers of kids’ live-action have had a rough ride in recent years, but is the tide turning? Richard Middleton reports on the eve of the Children's Media Conference in Sheffield.
  • Lab assistance
    FIC’s new Fox Formats Lab initiative aims to cultivate and fund local talent in Singapore – and could spread further afield. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Hot picks from Prague
    C21 was at Natpe Europe this week scouting out the most interesting shows and our latest Hot Properties Playlist comprises 11 top titles from the market.
  • Return to the wild
    Interest in wildlife programming is growing in France after a couple of primetime docs in the genre made a big impact on pubcaster France 2.
  • Get smart
    Smart TV may not have taken off as predicted but the future of content remains one in which OTT viewing is key, argues Viewster's Kai Henniges.
  • Novelas rise again
    NATPE EUROPE: Latin American distributors are predicting revived interest in their content in CEE as audiences look beyond Turkish drama.
  • Rebuilding the Silk Road in Prague
    NATPE EUROPE: Chinese companies are trying to "rebuild the Silk Road" by bringing their TV shows to Central and Eastern Europe instead of the textiles and spices of centuries past.
  • 12 things we learnt at Natpe Europe
    NATPE EUROPE: Clive Whittingham heard from key players and panellists here in Prague and compiled a list of 12 things you should know about the ever-changing format industry.
  • Making history online
    UK historian and presenter Dan Snow was a late convert to YouTube. He explains to Pippa Shawley how he is building an online empire.
  • TV titles competing at Annecy
    With the 2015 Annecy International Animation Film Market underway this week, C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist gathers the 29 TV titles in competition.
  • Latin conversation
    ITV-backed High Noon Entertainment is ramping up its Latino operation for the US general market, CEO Jim Berger tells Andrew Dickens.
  • Demanding times
    Canadian viewers might have more subscription VoD services to choose from than ever, but what does it mean for local producers? Richard Middleton finds out.
  • Roller coaster ride
    France’s animation producers are undergoing a radical shake-up, and it’s far from over. Marie-Agnès Bruneau reports.
  • Banff Rockie winners
    The 2015 Rockies were handed out this week at the Banff World Media Festival in Canada, and the latest C21 Hot Properties Playlist features all the winners.
  • From the heartland
    Chris Dorsey of US indie Orion Entertainment claims that prodcos based on America’s east and west coasts often miss the point when it comes to casting reality shows.
  • Creative Croatia
    With the popularity of Turkish drama beginning to plateau in Croatia, local programming is stepping up to take its place. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Beyond pink and blue
    As calls for gender-neutral toys grow louder, are the licensing and retail businesses ever likely to move beyond the blue/pink divisions of old?
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EDITOR'S CHOICE

  • Adding to the script There may be a surplus of drama on the international market, but that won’t stop A+E Networks pushing further into the genre, Joel Denton tells Nico Franks.
  • Going live Producers of kids’ live-action have had a rough ride in recent years, but is the tide turning? Richard Middleton reports on the eve of the Children's Media Conference in Sheffield.
  • Lab assistance FIC’s new Fox Formats Lab initiative aims to cultivate and fund local talent in Singapore – and could spread further afield. Andrew Dickens reports.
  • Return to the wild Interest in wildlife programming is growing in France after a couple of primetime docs in the genre made a big impact on pubcaster France 2.
  • Get smart Smart TV may not have taken off as predicted but the future of content remains one in which OTT viewing is key, argues Viewster's Kai Henniges.
  • Novelas rise again NATPE EUROPE: Latin American distributors are predicting revived interest in their content in CEE as audiences look beyond Turkish drama.
  • Rebuilding the Silk Road in Prague NATPE EUROPE: Chinese companies are trying to "rebuild the Silk Road" by bringing their TV shows to Central and Eastern Europe instead of the textiles and spices of centuries past.
  • 12 things we learnt at Natpe Europe NATPE EUROPE: Clive Whittingham heard from key players and panellists here in Prague and compiled a list of 12 things you should know about the ever-changing format industry.
  • Making history online UK historian and presenter Dan Snow was a late convert to YouTube. He explains to Pippa Shawley how he is building an online empire.
  • TV titles competing at Annecy With the 2015 Annecy International Animation Film Market underway this week, C21's latest Hot Properties Playlist gathers the 29 TV titles in competition.