NATPE News – 1-27-2017

Eric Louzil, President & CEO of Echelon Studios recommends that you follow NATPE News as they highlight events in South America along with other area of the World.  It is extremely useful for film producers to enlarge their insights in film production as to how it also functions in other parts of the World.





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A+E Networks Chief Talks 'KKK' Controversy, Leah Remini Scientology Series and Programming Challenges

By Michael Schneider

In the wake of its "Escaping the KKK" debacle, A&E is mulling changes to its production guidelines. An independent investigation continues to look into how the canceled series, formerly known as "Generation KKK," potential


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ASCAP Chief Paul Williams on Songwriting, Scoring and 'Phantom of the Paradise'

By Cynthia Littleton


Writing music for a film or TV show is a deeply emotional and visceral process, Paul Williams, famed songwriter and ASCAP president, said Tuesday during a Q&A at the NATPE conference. Williams' formative years as an actor


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Susanne Daniels Throws Out the TV Rulebook to Lead YouTube Red

By Cynthia Littleton


When YouTube decided to get serious about developing high-end content for its YouTube Red subscription product, the Internet behemoth turned to a seasoned TV pro. Susanne Daniels, who joined YouTube as global head of content in July 20


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NATPE: Keshet Int'l Amps Up Latin American Biz

By Anna Marie De La Fuente


Keshet International (KI), the global distribution and production arm of Keshet Media Group, continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America with the sale of various properties to the region and the launch of Keshet MX, its production


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NATPE: DirecTV Closes Latin America on Studiocanal's Harlan Coben Series 'The Five'

By John Hopewell


AT&T's DirecTV has secured Latin American distribution to Harlan Coben's "The Five," sold by top Euro TV-film group Studiocanal. Created exclusively for TV by Coben, a nine-time No. 1 New York Times bestselling author,"The Five"

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Telefonica's Movistar Plus Flexes Its Financing Muscle on Premium TV Series Production

By Emiliano De Pablos


Movistar Plus, the pay-TV arm of Spanish telco giant Telefonica, underscored Tuesday in Seville its fiction production ambitions and financing muscle, presenting the upcoming shoot of its first flagship original series, Alberto Rodriguez


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NATPE Wraps as Syndicators Fight 'Gridlock,' Biz Braces for M&A Rush and Miami Breeds Drama


By Cynthia Littleton


The impact of Peak TV is all anyone can talk about in the primetime arena. But daytime TV is dealing with the opposite problem: a dearth of new offerings. Executives who gathered at the NATPE conference this week cited


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China's TV Players Look to Boost Profile in Global Programming Marketplace

By Cynthia Littleton


At a time when television's import-export business is booming, China is eyed by Western media companies as Shangri-La, a market more than twice the size of the U.S. with some 400 million television homes. But the business of 

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Sofia Vergara, Luis Balaguer and Emiliano Calemzuk Launch Latino Digital Media Startup Raze

By Todd Spangler


Sofia Vergara, media entrepreneur and star of ABC's "Modern Family," together with her longtime business partner Luis Balaguer and Emiliano Calemzuk, former president of Fox Television Studios, have formed Raze: a digital med


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JP Bommel Gives the Lowdown On NATPE17


"We have a string of new attendees from the digital side, including from major SVOD players such as Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu. We have also got new companies here from the media research and engagement side of the industry and younger indie producers are coming in and meeting with people." – JP Bommel 


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