...on getting your format The Farm commissioned to Brazil and broadcaster Rede Record. As has been concluded before, the format market is going more and more global, with more and more formats coming from territories outside the traditional ones - UK, US and Holland. It makes me very happy to see Scandinavia doing well with…Read more Congratulations Strix
This is a list I've been thinking of writing for a while now. It's a list of the ten things I believe are the most important when it comes to developing and selling a tv format. This list will probably be updated in the future, but this is how it stands right now. In no…Read more 10 secrets behind successful tv formats – no 10
Phew. The row that has been going on for a couple of weeks now is just getting messier and messier - and I must admit I'm a bit disappointed, though not overly surprised. C21 has the story, but to make it brief, this is what happened:A memo from ABC leaked. The memo, from the exec…Read more TV formats – why buy them, when you can just steal them??
Today we'll be shooting a pilot for our football quiz show GAME ON. It's a really neat format, which gained a lot of attention at MIPTV this spring. Two teams compete, using a board game and their knowledge to score as many goals as possible. The scoring is live, they get to shoot penalties at…Read more Shooting pilots is fun
Now, the television business is not an easy one. Lots of money moving around, for sure. But to break into that flow of money is more of a challenge.When selling a television format, most buyers would like to see an episode, or even better, a whole series. They also like ratings and reviews - ratings…Read more To sell a format
What to do over the weekend? I'll try to come up with a really good idea for a tv format. Otherwise I'll have nothing to pitch during format pitching session on Sunday - first one, might just be fun :)Off now, since nothing interesting is going on in the field of interactive and cross media…Read more Bonk OIF! It’s Friday!