Canneseries, which is set to take place April 14-19, has introduced a new competition documentary category, the International Documentary Series, to be included in the next round of Cannes travel. The idea is to keep storytelling at the heart of the show. “The protagonist, whether it’s a sport, a story, a crime, a celebrity, an environment or a dynamic society, is always storytelling. And Canneseries, which promotes serial writing in all its forms, had to emphasize this narrative of reality,” he said. Albin LewisArtistic director of the Canneseries.
Bavaria adopted SPI’S CODEX 632
Bavaria Media International has sealed a distribution deal with major Portuguese production house SPI to handle the distribution of “Codex 632”. The six-part series is based on the bestseller of the same name by José Rodríguez dos Santos. “Codex 632” is a collaboration between SPi, Portuguese TV station RTP and Brazilian streamer Globoplay, and is scheduled to premiere in 2023.
“The partnership with renowned production house SPI fits perfectly with our strategy of acquiring more international projects. ‘Codex 632’ is one of our flagship projects for MiTV 2023,” he said. Mike HaasDirector of acquisitions and joint development of Bavarian media.
MSR brings films to MIPCOM
MSR Media has added four new films to the company’s product line, with sales beginning at Mipcom. The new slate includes action film “The Island,” mystery thriller “Ocean Deep,” sci-fi/action feature “Black Noise” and mystery drama “Top Secret.”
“The Island” and “Black Noise” are the latest films under a multi-title program signed in 2022 between MSR Media and the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
“We are working with talented creatives across all departments and showcasing a diverse cast of actors across genres,” MSR Producer. Philip Martinez commented. “Our new producers use the beauty of the islands of St. Kitts and Nevis to develop their stories, and all four films exemplify the company’s mission to match film talent with compelling stories that appeal to global audiences.
MCONTENT takes 54 hours from ESPRESSO
MContent, the world’s first fully decentralized content ecosystem, has acquired 54 hours of content from UK reality distributor Espresso Media International. The series and documentaries will run on MContent’s web3 video streaming platform, which is the world’s first Watch2Earn platform. It is described as “a virtual collaborative content ecosystem that started with the idea of supporting, inventing and nurturing filmmakers around the world.”