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M IPTV
10 FRANCS
10 Francs, 28 rue de l’équerre, 75 019
Paris, France. Tel: 33.1.4874.4377. Fax:
33.1.4874.8265. http://www.10francs.fr,
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Guy Knafo (General
Manager - Hd of acq.), Corinne Bondu
(Producer), Manon Daher (Sales
executive), Fanny Baelongandi (Sales
executive)
Acquisition Executive: Guy KNAFO
Office: Tel: 33.1.4874.4377
ENCYCLOPEDIA CHANNEL
(ENCYCLOPÉDIE)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5240&lang=en
Discovery (130 x 7’)
Language: English, Russian, Spanish
Director: Miscellaneous directors
Producer: Enc TV
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006 / 2007,Country
of Origin: UKRAINE
Story of great personalities from the past
centuries to today. They are famous
artists, scientists, travellers, philosophers,
architects, monarchs. Their names: Bach,
Cléopatra, Neru, etc.
HALIMA’S CELLPHONE (LE
TÉLÉPHONE PORTABLE
D’HALIMA)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5574&lang=en
Documentary (51’)
Language: English, French
Director: Olga Prud’homme
Producer: Kolam Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007,
Country of Origin: FRANCE
Can a cell phone change a destiny?
Can micro credit help the poor to jump
above “ poverty line “?
What happened to Halima and to her
cell phone?
SHORT LEAVES (ECHAPPÉES
BELLES)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5599&lang=en
Documentary (300 x 6’)
Language: English, French
Director: Miscellaneous directors
Producer: Bo travail
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007-2008,Country
of Origin: FRANCE
6 minutes to discover a marvellous city,
to go through a wild country, to escape &
leave while leaving the beaten paths!
“Short Leaves” is a wonderful breath of
fresh air “
MYTHICAL ROADS (LES ROUTES
MYTHIQUES)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5663&lang=en
Documentary (17 x 52’)
Language: English, French
Director: Miscellaneous directors
Producer: 2F Production
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006-2008,Country
2008
PRODUCT GUIDE
of Origin: FRANCE
Beyond the journey, this series is a real
initiatory route.
THE MOST DIFFICULT TRAIN IN
THE WORLD (LE TRAIN LE PLUS
DIFFICILE DU MONDE)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5799&lang=en
Documentary (50’)
Language: French, English, Spanish
Director: Daniel Wyss
Producer: Climage audiovisuel
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007,Country of
Origin: FRANCE
The railroad between Quito and
Guayaquil, in Ecuador used to be the
nation’s backbone. Today the train is
agonizing and many Ecuadorians have
left the country.
GOD IS AMERICAN
(DIEU EST AMÉRICAIN)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5840&lang=en
Documentary (50’)
Language: French, English
Director: Richard Martin-Jordan
Producer: Palladium Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007,Country of
Origin: FRANCE
God is alive, he is American! John Frum
is his name as said by the people of
Tanna in the South Pacific.
A JOURNEY OF DMITRY
SHOSTAKOVICH (LE VOYAGE DE
DIMITRI CHOSTAKOVITCH
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5873&lang=en
Documentary (56’)
Language: English, French, Russian
Director: Oksana Dvornichenko, Helga
Producer: Turnstyle TV LLC
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006,Country of
Origin: USA
The greatest composer of the 20th
century remains one of its biggest
mysteries. A genius faced with the choice
between artistic freedom and harsh
ideology, between truth and survival.
THE TWILIGHT OF THE CELTS
(LE CRÉPUSCULE DES CELTES)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5914&lang=en
Documentary (53’)
Language: French, English
Director: Stéphane Goel
Producer: Climage audiovisuel
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: FRANCE
The discovery of a huge sanctuary in
Switzerland allows the archeologists to
start an investigation about the religion
of the Celts.
FIGHTER PILOTS (PILOTES DE
COMBAT - L’ODYSSÉE DE LA
CHASSE)
http://10francs.fr/pages/filminfo.php?ref=
5919&lang=en
Documentary (52’)
Language: French, English
Director: Grégoire Gosset
Producer: Kanguroo
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: FRANCE
Highly selected for their physical and
mental capacities, the French fighter
plane ‘Rafale’ pilots take us on a air
raising tour of their daily life : raids, air
shows etc.
3DD
ENTERTAINMENT
3DD Entertainment, 190 Camden High
Street, London, NW1 8QP UK. Tel:
44.0207.428.1800. Fax:
44.0207.428.1818.
www.3ddgroup.com/entertainment, email: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Dominic Saville (CEO), Lara
von Ahlefeldt (COO – Director of
Programming and Acquisitions), Adam
Wakeling (Head of Sales), Suzanne Bull
(Sales Manager), Will Ennett (Sales
Manager / New Media), Anita Barnard
(Sales Manager / DVD Licensing)
Office: Stand No: 02.42, Tel:
33.4.9299.8032
LONDON LIVE
www.thealbumchartshow.co.uk
Music series (58 x 30’ plus 9 x 30’
specials)
Language: English
Director: Andy Matthews
Producer: Maggie Kelly
Cast: The hottest artist’s of today and
tomorrow
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006 – 2008,
Country of Origin: UK
Four great series of the most dynamic
weekly music programme featuring the
world’s hottest artists of today and
tomorrow such as Kaiser Chiefs, Amy
Winehouse, Placebo, Kanye West, Kate
Nash and The Killers.
1 GIANT LEAP:
WHAT ABOUT ME?
Documentary (7 x 30’)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
A poignant and emotional audio/visual
journey through all five continents
featuring music from the likes of Michael
Stipe and Alanis Morissette plus frank
discussion from Bob Geldof and Susan
Sarandon to name a few.
R.F.K MUST DIE – THE
ASSASSINATION OF BOBBY
KENNEDY
Documentary (1 x 60’ & 2 x 60’ plus
137’ feature)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007
An investigative documentary
into one of America’s most enduring
murder mysteries which calls for a
reopening of the case in the lead up to
the 40th anniversary of his assassination
in June 2008.
KATIE AND PETER – THE NEXT
CHAPTER: SERIES 4
Factual Entertainment (11 x 60’)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
The brand new series jumping into the
not so private lives of glamour girl
Jordan (aka Katie Price) and Australian
pop star Peter Andre.
SUPERSTARS
Documentary (26 x 30’ & 130 x 2.5’
mobile clips)
Delivery Status: In production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Australia
The second series, featuring Hollywood’s
most talked about film, music and
television stars, including Mel Gibson,
Tilda Swinton, Justin Timberlake,
Courtney Cox and Daniel Radcliffe;
Superstars is the must-see collection of
celebrity profiles.
LATER…WITH JOOLS HOLLAND
(200 x 60’ & 41 x 15’)
Language: English
Cast: A variety of the world’s finest
artists
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: Various, Country of
Origin: UK
Now filmed in HD, the 31st series of the
BBC’s flagship show continues to feature
a high calibre of international artists
including Radiohead, Feist, Sheryl Crow
and Morrissey.
MARIAH CAREY – THE
ADVENTURES OF MIMI
Music (60’ & 80’) (35’ documentary also
available)
Delivery Status: Completed
Mariah Carey takes her big show on the
road to celebrate a successful 15 year
career belting out all her best loved hits
from power ballads to hip hop tracks.
MARIAH CAREY
3DD ENTERTAINMENT
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4KIDS
ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
4KIDS Entertainment, Inc., 1414 Avenue
of the Americas, NY, NY10019 USA. Tel:
1.212.590.2100. Fax: 1.212.590.2211.
www.4Kidsentertainment.com
At MIPTV: Alfred R. Kahn (Chairman &
CEO), Brian Lacey (Executive VP,
International), Jennifer Askin (Manager,
International Broadcast and Digital
Sales), Gia DeLaney (Vice President,
International Program Sales), Erin Silber
(Consultant, International Program Sales,
Asia Pacific, Middle East, Israel),
Stephen Gould (Co-Managing Director,
UK Sales)
Office: R31.21
DINOSAUR KING
Animation (49 x 30 min)
Delivery Status: Completed
Outrageous comedy collides with nonstop action as two teams race around the
world to reveal secrets that bring
dinosaurs back to life.
VIVA PIÑATA
Animation (52 x 30 min or 104 x 11
min)
Delivery Status: Completed
The party animal Piñatas live the sweet
life on lush Piñata Island and then blastoff to parties around the world to bring
laughter to kids of all ages.
CHAOTIC
Animation (40 x 30 min)
Delivery Status: Completed
Magic, suspense and adventure abound
in this exciting action series, filled with
fantastic creatures, fast-paced stories,
and the multi-dimensional world of
Chaotic.
YU-GI-OH! GX
Animation (155 x 30min)
Delivery Status: Completed
Jaden and his friends are in their third
year at Duel Academy, the world’s most
prestigious dueling prep school. New
rivals, new monsters, and a whole new
season to Get Your Game On!
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA
TURTLES
Animation (130 x 30min)
Delivery Status: Completed
The year: 2105. The place: New York
City. The four ninja turtles and their
cranky rat master return and really let the
funnies fly!
THE WINX CLUB
Animation (78 x 30min)
Delivery Status: Completed
The world’s favorite magical teens return
for new action-packed adventures,
romances, and a new season full of
potions, spells, battles, and quests.
YU-GI-OH!
Animation (236 x 30min available in
total)
Delivery Status: Completed
Finally uncovering secrets of his past,
Yugi is transported 5,000 years back in
time and must fight to preserve the past
and save the future.
KIRBY: RIGHT BACK AT YA!
Animation (100 x 30 min available in
total)
Delivery Status: Completed
Kirby inhales the powers of maniacal
monsters then gives them a taste of their
own medicine. Kirby is the perfect funfilled series that will delight viewers.
9 STORY
ENTERTAINMENT
INC.
9 Story Entertainment Inc., 33 Fraser
Avenue, Suite G09, Toronto, ON M6K
3J9 Canada. Tel: 1.416.530.9900.
Fax: 1.416.530.9935. www.9story.com
At MIPTV: Vince Commisso (President
and CEO), Natalie Osborne (EVP,
Business Development)
Office: 00.01, Contact: Natalie Osborne,
Tel: 416. 530.9900
BEST ED – FINISHED EPISODES!
Comedy (52 x 11 min)
Created By: Rick Marshall
Partners: TELETOON, Cartoon Network
UK
Delivery Status: In Production
Meet the odd couple for kids – a series
about an unlikely friendship between a
dog named Ed and a squirrel named
Buddy. They’re not just friends, they’re
best friends.
HARRIET THE SPY – NEW!
Live-action Comedy (13 x 30 min)
Created By: Louise Fitzhugh
Partners: CBC, Discovery Kids
Delivery Status: In development
From the popular book series Harriet
The Spy, comes a family sitcom about a
kid that absolutely has to know
everyone’s business.
FUTZ!
Action/ comedy (26 x 3 min)
Created By: Vadim Kapridov
Production Partners: TELETOON
Delivery Status: Completed
A non-verbal classic cartoon, based on
the whacked-out comedic adventures of
our iconic anti-hero Futz. He’s ready for
anything…prepared for NOTHING!
A
AB INTERNATIONAL
DISTRIBUTION
AB International Distribution, 132 ave
du president Wilson, la plaine saint
denis, 93200 France.
Tel: 492.220.01. Fax: 492.222.16.
http://www.ab-international.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Valérie Vleeschhouwer
(Managing Director), Marie-Laure
Hébrard ( VP Sales and Acquisitions),
Julien Leroux (International Sales
Manager), Nathalie Hadjadj (Marketing
Manager)
Office: 22.01, Tel: 33.1.049.299.8312
AUTOPSY
http://www.ab-international.com
Thriller (90min)
Language: french/sub english
Director: Jerome anger
Producer: Les productions de l’éphémere
Key Cast: Stéphane Freiss, Thierry
Neuvic, Sara Marti
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: france
RABOLIOT
http://www.ab-international.com
Drama (90min)
Language: french/sub english
Director: Jean Daniel Verhaeghe
Producer: NATIVE
Key Cast: Thierry Fremont, Thierry
Gibault, Julie Voisin, Aurélie Bargeme
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: france
Illegal hunting and upholding the law are
two different ball games.
ROOKIES, THE
http://www.ab-international.com
Police (52 min)
Language: french/sub english
Director: Vincent MONNET ,Didier le
Pêcheur , Patrick Poubel
Co-Production Partners: M6
Producer: CIPANGO / Thomas
Anargyros, Edouard de Vesinne
Key Cast: Elodie Yung, Gabrièle Valensi,
Mhamed Arezki, Patrick Catalifo &
Raphaël Langlet
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: france
Rookie Cops – a group of young adults
who have just qualified from the Police
Academy – are thrown into the harsh
reality of the job.
DESPERATE PARENTS
http://www.ab-international.com
Comedy (40 min)
Language: french/sub english
Director: Pascal Chaumeil, Yvan
Radkine
Producer: Elephant et cie
Key Cast: Bruno Salomone, Isabelle
Gélinas, Valérie Bonneton
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: france
ABC COMMERCIAL
ABC Commercial, 700 Harris Street,
Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia. Tel:
61.2.8333.3314. Fax: 61.2.8333.3169.
www.abccontentsales.com.au, email:
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Karen Dacey (Manager,
Program Sales Worldwide), Anne
McGrath (Sales Manager, Europe),
Kristin Burgham (Sales Manager,
Australia, New Zealand, Asia), Katherine
McMillan (Sales Manager, Eastern
Europe, Africa, Spanish Speaking
Territories & Formats)
Office: 05:33, Tel: 33.4.92.99.80.24
THE LIBRARIANS
www.abccontentsales.com.au
Comedy (6 x 30’) HD
Language: English
Director: Wayne Hope
Writer: Robyn Butler, Wayne Hope
Producer: Executive Producer Gristmill
Robyn Butler, Wayne Hope; Executive
Producer ABC Miranda Dear
Co-production partners: Gristmill,
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Key Cast: Robyn Butler, Roz Hammond,
Heidi Arena, Kym Gyngell, Wayne
Hope, Josh Lawson, Nicole Nabout,
Stephen Ballantyne, Keith Brockett, Bob
Franklin
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Australia
Nominated for a 2008 Rose D’or award.
Behind the quiet façade of a local library,
there lurks a deep well of love, betrayal
and revenge- strictly Non-Fiction
comedy.
CATALYST
www.abccontentsales.com
Science (34 x 30’)
Language: English
Producer: Belinda Gibbon, Paul
Schneller, Ingrid Arnott; Executive
Producer Nick Lee; Series Producer
Greg Swanborough
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Australia
A multi-award winning magazine series
that investigates the ‘hot button’ issues
and dynamic forces behind our
constantly changing world.
ADNESS
ENTERTAINMENT,
LLC.
Adness Entertainment, LLC., 11500 W.
Olympic Blvd., Suite 370, Los Angeles,
CA 90064 USA. Tel: 1.310.479.4630.
Fax: 1.310.479.4650.
www.adnessentertainment.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Mr. Yasuo Matsuo (CEO),
Mr. Daniel Castaneda (VP International
Sales), Ms. Kaori Nogariya (Licensing
Director, Europe)
Office: R35.15
KAMEN RIDER DRAGON KNIGHT
(40 x 30)
Driven to find his missing father, Kit
Taylor discovers a mysterious Advent
Card that gives him the power to
transform into a Kamen Rider.
ADRIANA CHIESA
ENTERPRISES
Adriana Chiesa Enterprises, via
Barnaba Oriani, 24a, Rome 00197, Italy.
Tel: 0039.06.808.6052. Fax:
0039.06.806.87.855.
www.adrianacheisaenterprises.com,
email:
[email protected]
Sales, Acquisitions
At MIPTV: Adriana Chiesa Di Palma
(President), Rossella Gori (Head of
International Sales
Office: Pavillion R36.17, Cell: 0039 335
826 5984
300 FEATURE FILMS SELECTION
OF ALL GENRES: ARTHOUSE AND
AWARD WINNING FILMS THRILLERS - HORROR - ACTION ADVENTURE - EROTIC
COMEDIES - ANIMATION FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT - NEW
DOCUMENTARIES
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ADVANTAGE MEDIA
GROUP
Advantage Media Group, 4298 Bright
Bay Way, Ellicott City, MD 21042 USA.
Tel: 410.465.0532. Fax: 410.992.8063.
www.AdvantageMediaGroup.TV
At MIPTV: LaLee du Monceau (V.P.
Sales and Acquisitions)
Office: 21.16
ELVIS: RETURN TO TUPELO
Biography (1 x 60’ High Definition)
Produced for A&E Biography Channel.
We cover the period from his birth in
1935 during the depths of the
Depression, to his breakout year 1956,
when he planted his feet firmly on the
world stage.
THE MIKE SHERMAN SHOW
Music/Magazine Continuing Series
A weekly series that focuses on the
urban music industry and comprises
interviews with R&B, hip-hop, Latin,
pop and Reggaeton artists.
MEN AND MACHINES OF THE
LUFTWAFFE
History (6 x 50)
During the Second World War, pilots and
crews of the Luftwaffe flew in the
greatest air battles ever fought. This is
the story of that connection from the
Luftwaffe´s proud origin in 1914, to its
utter destruction in 1945 amid the rubble
of the Third Reich.
ON SAFARI
Travel/Nature (6 x 60’ High Definition)
Visit the parks and reserves of Africa —
some of the last places on earth where
one can see animals in their natural
habitat.
LOOKING FOR A GRAIL LEGEND
History (4 x 30’)
Of all the myths and legends handed
down across the centuries, none has held
the world in such thrall as that of the
Holy Grail. It has been one of the key
links between the Biblical and modern
worlds.
MAE AXTON
Biography (1 x 60’)
Elvis Presley, Reba McEntire, Willie
Nelson, Patsy Cline, Jerry Lee Lewis,
Mel Tillis Tanya Tucker and Hoyt Axton,
just to name a very few, attribute their
success to one of the great architects and
personalities of music.
DIVERS DOWN
Adventure (42 x 25’)
Presented in “Come-Along” style, host
Mark Stanton presents scuba diving
adventures geared towards recreational
divers, and those who’ve dreamed about
becoming one.
MIA’S: A SOLDIER’S
HOMECOMING
Documentary (1 x 60’)
This is the story of the four men, their
families, the men who served with them,
and the men and women of JPAC who
put their lives on the line everyday
attempting to recover the remains of lost
heroes.
ME AND MY…BOY TOYS
Shorts/Fillers (15 – 20 min)
The series looks a range of big boys toys
and their collectors from the slightly
eccentric to the big, bold and beautiful.
THE SHERMAN TANK
History (1 x 60’)
A close up look at this war winning tank
as used by the Allies in great numbers
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
against fearsome German opposition.
JPAC: A HERO’S MISSION
Documentary (1 x 58’)
JPAC’s mission is to search for, recover
and identify remains of Americans
unaccounted-for from past wars.
EXPLORE SWITZERLAND
Travel (3 x 50’ )
With so much to offer, it’s no wonder
Switzerland draws visitors from all over
the world, and it’s traditions of
hospitality are rightly renowned. Journey
with us to enjoy some of the most
magnificent scenery to be found on
earth.
HOLLWOOD’S MAGICAL ISLAND
– CATALINA
History/Travel (1 x 52’)
The film highlights many of the
individuals including stars of the Big
Band Era, Marilyn Monroe, and the
island role as Hollywood´s secret
playground for the stars.
FIREPOWER TV
Special Interest (19 x 30’)
A dynamic series designed for every
shooting enthusiast.
SWISS RAILWAY JOURNEYS
Lifestyle and Travel (24 x 55’)
This breathtaking series offers an
unparalleled travel guide to Switzerland
and it’s railways.
THE RECORD DEAL
Drama (13 x 30’)
Go behind the scenes at an independent
record label (Sex, Drugs and Rock and
Roll) as well the dynamics of an
Italian/American family.
D-DAY: THE PRICE
OF FREEDOM
History (1 x 60’)
They were part of the greatest part of the
invasion force the world had ever seen.
AETN
INTERNATIONAL
AETN International, 235 east, 45th
street, New York, NY 10017, USA.
Tel: 212.210.1400. Fax: 212.907.9476.
www.AETNInternational.com, E-mail:
[email protected]
Broadcaster, distributor
At MIPTV: Sean Cohan (Sr. Vice
President, International, A&E Television
Networks), Michael Katz (Vice President
Programming & Production, AETN
International), Peter DeJong (Director,
Programming & Production, AETN
International), Jonathan South (Director
of International Content Sales, EMEA,
AETN International), Ling Sze Gan
(Content Sales, Asia, AETN
International), Simon Pollock (Vice
President, & Managing Director, Europe
and Asia AETN International)
Office: G3-18, Tel: 04.92.99.85.65
LIFE AFTER PEOPLE
Documentary (1 x 2 hours)
Language: english
Delivery Status: complete
Production Company: produced by
Flight 33 Productions for The History
Channel
Country of origin: USA
Using feature film quality visual effects
this stunning documentary looks at what
would happen to planet earth if the
human race were to suddenly disappear
forever.
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Established in 1988 Fair Set
Organisation offers: the design &
problem-free setting-up of stands and
advertising billboards, at all major
European Film & TV Markets. Fair
Set Organisation is proud to be of
service annually to over 185
worldwide companies.
PETER FLOWER & THE TEAM @ FAIRSET
WISH ALL THEIR INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS
A SUCCESSFUL MIPTV 2008
Visit www.fairset.com
Email: [email protected]
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Lot No. 23460 ave de la Quiera 06370
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Tel: (33) 4 92 92 39 39 Fax: (33) 4 92 92 39 30
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KING
Documentary (1 x 2 hours)
Language: english
Delivery Status: complete
Production Company: produced by
NBC Universal for The History Channel
Country of origin: USA
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s
assassination on April 4, 1968, this
special is the epic story of the man,
his times, and his legacy.
CRIME 360
Reality (16 x 1 hour)
Language: english
Delivery status: complete
Production Company: produced by Base
Productions for A&E Network
Country of origin: USA
The moment detectives are called to the
scene, viewers are part of the
investigation, experiencing the crime
scene in three dimensions and examining
the evidence at a microscopic level.
PARANORMAL STATE
Reality (20 x 30 min)
Language: english
Delivery Status: completed
Production Company: produced by Go
Go Luckey Productions for A&E
Network
Country of origin: USA
Follows the dramatic life of Ryan Buell
and other student members of Penn State
University’s Paranormal Research
Society, the first university-sanctioned
center of its kind.
SHOCKWAVE
Documentary (13 x 1 hour)
Language: english
Delivery Status: completed
Production Company: produced by Cheri
Sundae Productions for The History
Channel
Country of origin: USA
A new groundbreaking series taking the
best raw footage of catastrophic,
headline-making events from all over the
world, using the latest in graphics
technology.
ALAIN SIRITZKY
PRODUCTIONS (ASP)
Alain Siritzky Productions( ASP), 6399
Wilshire Bl Suite 1007, Los Angeles, CA
90048 USA. Tel: 323.655.6845.
Fax: 323.655.6849.
www.asproductions.net, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Alain Siritzky (President),
George Pilzer (Head of sales),
Gabriel Orgal (Operations Manager)
Office: 25.09,
Tel: 33.6.08.58.16.01.
Fax: 33.1.42.24.66.42
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DISTRIBUTION, INC.
Alfred Haber Distribution, Inc., 111
Grand Avenue, Suite 203, Palisades
Park, New Jersey 07650 USA. Tel:
1.201.224.8000. Fax: 1.201.947.4500.
www.alfredhaber.com
At MIPTV: Alfred Haber (Founder).
Robert Kennedy (Executive Vice
President, Worldwide Sales), Andrew
Haber (Vice President, International
Sales), Adam Haber (Vice President,
International Sales), Edward O’Donnell
(Director, International Sales)
Christopher Brouder (Director,
International Sales), Steven Weiser (Vice
President, Domestic & International
Sales), Ron Glazer (Executive Vice
President, New Business Development)
Office: 19.01, Tel: 334.92.99.82.37
GHOST HUNTERS
INTERNATIONAL
Reality Series (13 x 60’) Sci-Fi
The highest-rated reality series debut in
SCI-FI’s history, GHI follows real-life
ghost-hunting experts who apply their
debunking principles to the world’s most
legendary haunted spots.
MOST DARING
Reality Series (20 x 60’) truTV
The highest-rated premiere in truTV’s
history, the all-new reality series from
NASH Entertainment delivers the most
intense, nail-biting moments ever
captured on video.
MOST SHOCKING
Reality Series (53 x 60’) truTV
The highest-rated series on truTV ever is
the breathtaking “caught-on-camera”
reality show about the heart-pounding
world of law enforcement featuring
shocking action-packed crime footage.
2009 51ST ANNUAL GRAMMY®
AWARDS
Awards program (1 x 210’) CBS
Expect exhilarating performances and
exceptional ratings when music’s
megastars light up the stage on
television’s most prestigious annual
music event.
AMERICA VIDEO
FILMS
America Video Films, Virrey Loreto
2426, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Tel: 54114.7879098.
Fax: 54114.7879094.
E-mail:
[email protected],
www.americavideofilms.net
At MIPTV: Enrique Maya (Presidente),
Claudio Braslavsky (VP de
Adquisiciones y Marketing), Nicholas
Bingham (Adviser), Utako Niimi
(Japanese representative)
Acquisition executive: Claudio
Braslavsky
Office: 11.30, Tel: 33.4.92.99.8293
STORIES USA
Drama (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Various
Country of origin: USA
Key cast: Steve Carell, James
Gandolfini, Josh Hartnettt
In the land of plenty no
excess is too much.
EARTH FROM ABOVE
Documentary (8 x 45’)
Language: English
Key Cast: Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Country of origin: France
An extraordinary documentary series
dedicated to confront and explore the
major issues currently at stake for the
planet, hosted by famous photographer
Yann Arthus-Bertrand and inspired by
his best-seller book.
SWEENEY TODD
Horror (90’)
Language: English
Director: Dave Moore
Key cast: Ray Winstone
Country of origin: USA
Set in the harsh streets of 18th century
London, Sweeney Todd tells the dark
and enthralling tale of the notorious
serial-killing baber.
AMERICAN WORLD
PICTURES
American World Pictures, 16027 Ventura
Blvd., Encino, CA 91436 USA. USA. Tel:
1.818.380.9100. Fax: 1.818.380.0050.
http://www.americanworldpictures.com,
Email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Mark Lester (President and
CEO), Judy Gold (VP Of Worldwide
Sales), Jason Corey (Director Production
and Acquisitions)
Office No. 07.18, Tel:
011.33.1.9299.8064
THE POET
Action/Drama (90min)
Language: English
Director: Damien Lee
Writer: Jack Crystal
Co-Producers: Jack Crystal, David
Crystal, Zev Crystal and Lara Daans
Producer: Lowell Conn and Damian Lee
Key Cast: Daryl, Hannah, Roy Scheider,
Kim Coates, Colm Feore, Jonathan
Scarfe, Nina Dobrev, Zachary Bennett,
Lara Daans
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
A Jewish woman and a German soldier
with the gift of writing poetry, fall in
love in the early days of WII.
SEPTEMBER DAWN
Drama (110min)
Language: English
Director: Christopher Cain
Writer: Scott Duthie
Co-Producers: Kevin Matossian, Juan
Ruiz-Anchia
Producer: Carole Whang Schutter
Key Cast: John Voight, Trent Ford,
Tamara Hope, Terence Stamp
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $11M
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
A story set against the Mountain
Meadows Massacre, the film is based
upon the tragedy which occurred in Utah
in 1857.
GHOST WRITER (SUFFERING
MAN’S CHARITY)
Thriller (90min)
Language: English
Director: Alan Cumming
Writer: Thomas Gallagher
Co-Producers: Donald Zuckermann,
Thomas Gallagher
Producer: Alan Cumming Ken Adelberg,
David Mathews
Key Cast: Alan Cumming, David
Boreanaz, Anne Heche, Carrie Fisher,
Jane
Lynch, Henry Thomas Karen Black
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $3M
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A failed composer turned music teacher
takes a handsome hustler with an
unpublished manuscript under his wing
only to discover that his charitable act
has deadly consequences.
IN A DARK PLACE
Drama (95min)
Language: English
Director: Donato Rotunno
Writer: Peter Waddington
Co-Producers: Eddy Geradon-Luyckx
Producer: Andreas Bajohra, Bob Portal
and Jan H. Vocke
Key Cast: Haylie Duff, Madeline Zima,
Brett Claywell, Margo Harshman,
Jane Sibbett, Tom Green
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $5M
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Luxembourg/UK
Anna Veigh takes a new job as a nanny
and is forced to confront her dark secrets
as she fights to cleanse the children’s
souls.
GRIZZLY PARK
Horror (90min)
Language: English
Director: Tom skull
Writer: Tom Skull
Co-Producers: Jeanne Stack
Producer: Belle Avery
Key Cast: Glenn Morshower, Randy
Wayne, Zulay Henao, Rance Howard,
Whitney Cummings
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Eight troubled young adults are
sentenced to community service in
Grizzly Park and learn
they are being stalked by a serial killer
and a nine foot tall Grizzly bear.
TRILOQUIST
Horror (90min)
Language: English
Director: Mark Jones
Writer: Mark Jones
Producer: Michael Levine, Marlon Parry,
Jack Edwards Sawyer
Key Cast: Rocky Marqiette, Paydin
LoPachin, Katie Chonacas, Sahar
Bibiyan, Robert DiTillio, Julia Folsom,
David Fralick
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A ventriloquist dies of a drug overdose
leaving her two kids on their own, except
for her
grotesque dummy which seems to have a
life of it’s own.
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AMI GROUP
AMI Group, 34 Salisbury Street, London
NW8 8QE UK. Tel: 0044.20.7402.9111.
Fax: 0044.20.7723.3064.
www.ovcmedia.com
Independent Producers
At MIPTV: Eliot M. Cohen (Managing
Director)
Acquisition Executive:
Eliot M. Cohen
Office: Stand H4.35 (the Marketplace
Stand), Tel: 0033.6688.13775 /
0033.4.9299.8596. Fax:
0033.4.9299.8597 / 0044.207.7233064
AFRICAN ODYSSEY
Wildlife (13?30min)
Language: English
Director: Robin Taylor
Co-production partners: OVC Media Ltd
Cast: Featuring Robin Taylor
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: South Africa
Follow renowned photographer Robin
Taylor on his visually stunning journey
through the African Safari as he reveals
the exotic beauty of the animal, bird and
plant life he discovers.
SOCCER EXPLOSION
Sport / Documentary (8 x 23 min)
Language: English
Director: Joanne Goldring-Cohen
Producer: Eliot M. Cohen
Co-production partners: OVC Media
Ltd.
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006/07,
Country of Origin: UK
Soccer Explosion is a series of great
programmes which features many
famous European players circa 1996.
Featured players: Ronaldo, Shearer,
Gullit, Vialli, Zola,
Gascoigne and many more……
MOSCOW CITY BALLET –
DON QUIXOTE
Music / Ballet (76 min)
Language: English
Director: Yoav Peleg
Producer: Eliot M. Cohen, Joanne
Goldring-Cohen & John Hawkins
Co-production partners: OVC Media
Ltd.
Cast: staged by Victor SmirnovGolovanov, featuring music by Ludwig
Minkus. Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006/07, Country of
Origin: Russia
The classic version of this work starring
Nadzedah Pavlova. Music by Minkus,
choreography adapted by Victor
Smirnov-Golovanov based on the
original by Petipa.
Programme 4.
WORLD CUP SUPERSTARS 2
Sports (58 min)
Language: English
Director: Edited by Colin Byrom
Producer: Eliot M. Cohen & Joanne
Goldring-Cohen
Co-production partners: OVC Media
Ltd.
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006/07, Country
of Origin: UK
In our second programme we interview
a further set of talented Football
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
superstars including Bergkamp,
Batistuta, Koeman, Rai, Rijkaard,
Branco, Bebeto & Ilgner….
ARTIST VIEW
ENTERTAINMENT
Artist View Entertainment, 4425 Irvine
Avenue, Studio City, CA 91602 USA.
Tel: 1.818.752.2480.
Fax: 1.818.752.9339.
At MIPTV: Scott J. Jones (President),
Jay E. Joyce (Vice President)
Office: 04.19, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8205
THE MYSTICAL ADVENTURES
OF BILLY OWENS
Family (90 min)
Year of Production: 2007
Cast: Dalton Mugridge, Christopher
Fazio, Ciara O’Hanlon, Roddy Piper
On his 11th birthday Billy is given a
magical wand that will change his life
forever.
DOUBTING THOMAS: LIES &
SPIES
Family (90 min)
Cast: Forrest Landis, Annasophia Robb,
Rider Strong, Roger Bart, Lea
Thompson, D.L.Hughley
Year of Production: 2007
A twelve year old boy known for telling
tall tales overhears a plot to kidnap the
President’s daughter. When he goes
public with his story, no one believes
him, and he is forced to save her on his
own.
GHOST IMAGE
Thriller (90 min)
Cast: Elisabeth Rohm, Stacey Dash,
Waylon Payne, Roma Maffia
Year of Production: 2007
When a young woman loses her
boyfriend in a car crash, she finds solace
in watching video of him taken the night
before he died.
HIDE
Thriller (90 min)
Cast: Rachel Miner, Christian Kane,
Polly Shannon, Beth Grant
Year of Production: 2007
A modern day Bonnie and Clyde with a
twist that follows two lovers down a path
of destruction, mayhem, and murder.
CROSSROADS
Drama (90 min)
Cast: Alan Arkin, Jacob Pitts, Amy
Acker, Frank Langella, Orson Bean
Year of Production: 2007
The life of a young Jesuit seminarian is
turned upside down when he falls in love
with a young woman while working as a
volunteer at a soup kitchen.
GRAYSON ARMS
Thriller 90 minutes
Cast: Judd Nelson, Stacey Dash, Jennifer
Carpenter Michael Bowen, Michael
Learned
Year of Production: 2007
It’s a tenant’s nightmare where your
eviction could mean death…
DARK SECRETS
Thriller (90 min)
Cast: Gary Daniels, Steven Elliot,
Kate Thurlwell, Ben Shockley
Year of Production: 2007
When the daughter of a celebrity couple
is kidnapped it appears to be the work of
a serial killer who has struck twice
before.
THE THIRST
Thriller (90 min)
Cast: Tony Todd, Jason Connery, C.
Thomas Howell, A.J. Draven
Year of Production: 2007
Will, a college student finds himself in
the middle of a battle between Vampires
and a group of warlocks called Sentries.
KISS OF THE VAMPIRE
Thriller (97 min)
Cast: Daniel Goddard, Gary Daniels,
Costas Mandylor, Matthias Hues,
Katherine Hawkes
Year of Production: 2007
A sleepy town turns to a place of evil
unrest when a covenant of vampires
starts to feed there.
REVAMPED
Horror / Comedy (90 min)
Cast: Jeff Rector, Christina Campbell,
Fred Williamson
Year of Production: 2007
A wealthy businessman is bitten by a
beautiful vampire and is plunged into the
dark world of the supernatural.
ATLAS
INTERNATIONAL
FILM GMBH
Atlas International Film GmbH,
Candidplatz 11, D - 81543 Munich,
Germany. Tel: 49.89.2109.750. Fax:
49.89.22.43.32.
http://www.atlasfilm.com, email:
[email protected]
Sales Agent
At MIPTV: Philipp Menz
(President/Sales & Acquisitions),
Susanne Groh (Sales Executive)
Office: booth 01.15, c/o German Films,
and ATLAS/EVA office at 3, La
Croisette, 4th floor (opposite the Palais).
Tel: 33 4 92 99 82 02, Fax: 33 4 92 99
82 08
MR KUKA’S ADVICE
Comedy (94 min)
Language: Polish/German/English
Director: Dariusz Gajewski
Producer: Piotr Dzieciol, Ewa
Puszczynska, Mathias Forberg, , Heinz
Stussak, CoProduction Partners: ORF
and Agencja Filmowa Telewizji Polskiej
S.A.
Cast: Lukasz Garlicki, August Diehl,
Nadia Cameron-Blakey
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Austria, Poland
Based on the best-seller by Radek
Knapp. - To prepare for this first travel
abroad, Waldemar has soaked up endless
wisdom by his neighbour, Mr. Kuka,
whose recommendations are . well. weird.
PSI-KIX
Animation Action (26 x 22 min)
Language: English
Director: Walt Kubiak, ByoungSuk Lim
Writer: adapted by Scott Christian Sava
Producer: Sunny Choi, Digital Tetra Inc.
Cast: animation
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA, Korea
Earth is under attack by alien robots and
only an elite group of teens with psipowers can save the planet!
PORNORAMA
Comedy (90 min)
Language. German, English subtitles
Director: Marc Rothemund
Producer: Bernd Eichinger
Cast: Benno Führmann, Karoline
Herfurth, Tom Schilling, Valentina
Lodovini
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
Germany, late 60’s. The Sexual
Revolution rules the globe. Bennie wants
to shoot a movie - a popular genre of the
time. He has no idea what he’s getting
into.
VIVALDI
Drama (93 min)
Language: French, English subtitles
Director: Jean Louis Guillermou
Producer: Vivaldi Productions, EVA
Finance GmbH
Cast: Michel Serrault, Stefano Dionisi,
Christian Vadim, Annette Schreiber,
Delphine Depardieu, Bernard-Pierre
Donnadieu, Michel Galabru
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France/Germany
The life and death of the famous Italian
composer Antonio Vivaldi. Known as the
“Red Priest” and invited to all European
courts, he died in poverty.
DEVIL’S GATEWAY
Horror (91 min)
Language: English
DIRECTOR. Alexander Herget
Producer: Silver Bullet Films, Alexander
Herget
Cast: Vanessa Gray, Michael Piccirilli,
Jack Campbell, Rae Johnston
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Australia
In 1973, a prison warden goes on a
murderous rampage in one of Australia’s
most notorious prisons. 30 years later a
television producer will find out what
happened that night.
WOLVERINE AND THE X-MEN
Fantasy Action (26 x 26 min)
Language: English
Director. Boyd Kirkland
Producer: Toonz Entertainment and First
Serve International, in Association
With Co-Production Partners: Liberation
THE LIBRARIANS - AUSTRALIAN
BROADCASTING CORPORATION
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Entertainment Inc. and Eva Finance
GmbH
Cast: animation series
Delivery Status: in post-production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA, India, United Kingdom,
Germany
Featuring all of the famous X-Men
characters, including: Professor X, Beast,
Iceman, Emma Frost, Cyclops,
Shadowcat, Rogue. with special guest
appearances such as Nick Fury and the
Incredible Hulk!
THE TOP SECRET TRIAL OF THE
III REICH - THE COURT CASE OF
THE MEN OF OPERATION
VALKYRIE
Documentary (110 min)
Language: German, English
Director: Jochen Bauer
Producer: Bengt von zur Muehlen,
Chronos Film
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 1981, Country of
Origin: Germany
The trial in which “The Men of 20th July
1944” were accused. Shot by the Nazis
with hidden cameras, one print escaped
destruction and forms the main part of
this documentary.
ATN SL.
ATN SL., Pi La Estrella G-5; Coria Del
Rio, Sevilla, 41100 Spain. Tel:
34.954.501304. Fax: 34.954.772868.
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Guillermo Fernández (Head
of International Sales), Raquel Luque
(International Sales Executive), M.
Angel Hernández (Buyer)
Office: R35.16, Tel: 34.655.442.195
DISCOVERING COLUMBUS
Docu-Fiction (Mysteries / History) (60
min)
Language: Spanish / English
Director: Gonzalo Crespo
Writer: Lola Jiménez
Producer: ATN SL
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Spain
There are so many mysteries around
Columbus. This docu-fiction brings some
light over Columbus’ figure through a
plot leaded by a journalist hired by
Columbus’ supposed descendants
CHILDREN PRODIGY
Documentary (Social) (52 min)
Language: Spanish / English
Writer: Lola Jiménez
Co-Production Partners: Open To
Coproduction
Producer: ATN SL
Delivery Status: In Development
Year of Production: 2009, Country of
Origin: Spain
Three children prodigy from three
European countries are the voices and
faces of this phenomenon. They tell us
how their daily routines are and how
they confront being more intelligent than
the rest.
EUROPEAN DREAM (CHARLES V)
Documentary (European History /
Current Affairs / Politics) (52 min)
Language: Spanish / English
Writer: Lola Jiménez
Co-Production Partners: Open To
Coproduction
Producer: ATN SL
Delivery Status: In Development
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
Was Charles V really the precursor of an
European union? Which similarities and
differences exist between his plan to
build a united Europe and the one that
we find today?
THE OLIVE OIL ROUTE
Documentary Series (Travel /
Gastronomy) (2x26min)
Language: English
Director: Sergio Crespo
Writer: Lola Jiménez
Producer: ATN
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
Olive Oil is the Mediterranean diet’s
secret. Sergio Crespo travels to the south
of Spain in search of the best olive oils
in the world.
SYR PROJECT
Documentary Series (Human
Experiences / Extreme Sports)
(3x26min)
Language: Spanish / English
Writer: Eduardo Fdez-Agüera
Co-Production Partners: Open To
Coproduction
Producer: ATN SL
Delivery Status: In Development
Year of Production: 2009, Country of
Origin: Spain
The dream of an adventurer who
confronts a triple challenge: participating
in the hardest marathons in the world,
under extreme climate conditions:
Marathon des Sables (Sahara desert),
Yukon arctic Race (Alaska) and Le
Grand Raid (Reunion Island –Indian
Ocean).
LOW COST
Documentary Series (Travel) (13x26min)
Language: Spanish / English
Co-Production Partners: Open To
Coproduction
Producer: ATN
Delivery Status: In Development
Year of Production: 2009, Country of
Origin: Spain
Travelling around Europe is cheaper than
we think. Thanks to this tourist guide,
we can spend a whole weekend in any
European capital expending less than
300?.
FLAMENCO A-Z
Documentary Series (Dance / Music)
(4x26min)
Language: Spanish / English / Japanese
Director: Gonzalo Crespo
Writer: Lola Jiménez
Producer: ATN SL
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Spain
“Learning and entertainment both in this
Flamenco new vision which deepens step
by step (word by word from A to Z) in
this amazing universe of dancing,
singing and feeling”
B
BEACTIVE
PRODUÇÕES
INTERACTIVAS S.A.
beActive Produções Interactivas S.A.,
Avenida Duque d’Ávila, 23, 1º Direito,
Lisboa 1000-138 Portugal.
Tel: 351.213.100.142.
Fax: +351.213.100.144.
http://www.beactive.pt, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Nuno Bernardo (General
Manager), Isabel Lopes (International
Sales Manager)
Office: H4.35, 4th floor, no.5, Tel:
33.4.9299.8596. Fax: 33.4.9299.8597
YOUNG CSI
http://www.beactive.pt
Interactive game show (13 x 25 min)
Language: Portuguese
Director: Miguel Proença
Writer: Marta Gomes
Co-Production Partners: Sapo.pt
Producer: Nuno Bernardo
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Portugal
The forensic game show for young
investigative minds, where two teams
compete against each other to be the
fastest and smartest in unveiling the
crime.
FLATMATES (T2PARA3)
http://www.t2para3.sapo.pt
Online drama series (130 x 2-3 min)
Language: Portuguese
Director: Miguel Proença
Writer: Marta Gomes, Nuno Bernardo,
Luís Soares
Producer: Nuno Bernardo
Key Cast: Rita Lacerda, Tomás
Quaresma, Maria Botelho Moniz, Carlos
Gonçalves, Mário Morgado
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Portugal
An online drama series about 3 college
students - 2 girls and a boy - discovering
the upsides and downsides of sharing an
apartment.
BEAT GENERATION
http://www.beatgeneration.pt
Interactive online magazine (13 x 25
min)
Language: Portuguese
Director: Miguel Proença
Writer: Marlene Barreto, Luís Mestre,
Miguel Frazão
Producer: Nuno Bernardo
Key Cast: Marlene Barreto, Miguel
Frazão
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Portugal
An interactive survival guide for the
+15, presented by 5 young bloggers,
with “Do’s” and “Don’ts”, “In’s and
“Out’s” about TV, cinema, music,
fashion, relationships and more.
BREAKTHROUGH
ENTERTAINMENT
INC.
Breakthrough Entertainment Inc., 122
Sherbourne Street, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada M5A 2R4. Tel: 416.366.6588 x
112. Fax: 416.363.9726.
www.breakthroughfilms.com, email
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Ira Levy (Executive
Producer), Kevin Gillis (Executive
Producer), Tanya Kelen (Head of
Distribution), Nat Abraham (Head of
Canadian Sales & Acquisitions)
Office: 00.01, Tel: 416.721.5919
JIMMY TWO SHOES
Animation (26 X 30’)
Co-production partners: in association
with Teletoon Canada and Jetix Europe
Jimmy is an enthusiastic 14 year-old kid
who, through a series of missteps, falls
into the weird world of Miseryville,
where everything is designed to inflict
torment onto its inhabitants.
ATOMIC BETTY
Animation (78 x 30’) and (1 x 60’
Christmas Special)
Try going on a date while saving the
planet with your loud-mouthed alien
sidekick, a know-it-all robot and a
talking fish. Now that’s a mood killer!
CAPTAIN FLAMINGO
Animation (52 x 30’)
Producer: A YTV Canada Original
Production
Dressed in a terrycloth cape with pink
headgear, Milo Powell saves the day as
CAPTAIN FLAMINGO, fighter of truth,
freedom and justice for kids everywhere!
THINK BIG
Kids Series (13 x 30’)
Co-production partners: in association
with TV Ontario.
Jam-packed and kid-hosted, this
entertaining series for young people
follows the world’s most innovative kids
as they create and invent new toys,
games, learning tools, websites and new
modes of transportation. Some of them
even start their own company!
PLASTIC MAKES PERFECT
Medical/Factual Series (26 x 30’)
Features hilarious hidden camera tests
and real life experiences to examine
many prevailing beauty myths.
WHATA CATCH
Factual Series (39 x 30’)
THE HOUSE OF ANUBIS
STUDIO 100 MEDIA
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Follow Kathryn Maroun to some of the
world’s most remote and exotic
destinations in her quest to conquer top
game fish. FILMED IN HD
C
CABLEREADY
CABLEready, 98 East Avenue, Norwalk,
CT 06851 USA. Tel: 203.855.7979. Fax:
203.855.8370. www.cableready.net,
email: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Gary Lico (President/CEO),
Tel: 203.855.7979 x365, Sabrina Toledo
(Vice President of Sales and Marketing)
Tel: 203.855.7979 x366, Lou Occhicone
(Senior Vice President of Program
Operations), Tel: 203.855.7979 x363, Liz
Levenson (Manager of Programming),
Tel: 203.855.7979 x373
Office: #R31.17
BRAT CAMP CHINA
Factual/Documentaries (1 x 60)
Language: English
Producer: As seen on National
Geographic International
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Singapore
Over a span of 3 months, this
emotionally packed documentary traces
4 students, each from different starting
points, moving towards a common
destination where they will discover a
life-changing experience. These students
are the products of China’s one child
policy.
THE BUTTERFLY CODE
Wildlife & Nature (1 x 60)
Language: English
Producer: As seen on National
Geographic International
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Taiwan
In the Summer of 2000, a butterfly is
caught by a young man in Japan. He
discovers that on the back of its wings is
a strange hand-written code.
CELEBRITY SAYS
Entertainment (65 x 30)
Language: English
Producer: TV Guide Network
Delivery Status: In Production/Format
Rights Available
Year of Production: 2007-2008, Country
of Origin: US
CELEBRITY SAYS is a hilarious, fastpaced game show that challenges
contestants on how well they know their
Red Carpet celebrities!
CHASING EARTHQUAKES
Medicine, Science & Technology (1 x
60)
Language: English
Producer: As seen on National
Geographic International
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Singapore
Embark an investigative journey into a
paranormal world of earthquake
prediction.
CANAMEDIA
Canamedia, 381 Richmond Street East,
Suite 200, Toronto ON M5A 1P6
Canada. Tel: 416.483.7446. Fax:
416.483.7459.
http://www.canamedia.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Andrea Stokes (International
Sales & Acquisitions Manager), Lee
Harris (North American Sales), Les
Harris (President)
Office: 02.10/00.01
PORAMPO - PIRATES OF THE
MALACCA STRAIGHTS
Social/Crime/International Affairs
Documentary (1 x 52’ HD)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A
Porampo: Pirates of the Malacca Straits
takes you on a journey deep inside the
world of 21st century high seas piracy.
TIME BOMBS
History/Social Documentary (1 x 60’
HD)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
In the spring of 1957 at the height of the
Cold War, 40 young Canadian soldiers
were sent to Nevada on a top-secret
mission - to serve as guinea pigs for the
military in a nuclear test field.
BIG COAST
Travel/Adventure/Outdoor (26 x 30’ HD)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007 ongoing,
Country of Origin: Canada
Big Coast is a dynamic new outdoor
lifestyle television series based on skiing
and snowboarding adventure set on
British Columbia’s rugged West Coast.
UNDERWATER SAFARI
Travel/Adventure (26 x 30’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007 ongoing,
Country of Origin: Canada
Underwater Safari takes you on the most
breathtaking scuba dives on the planet.
In the waters of Cozumel, Bahamas, Fiji,
British Columbia and the Maldives, this
exciting half-hour series gets you into
the water and on the dives!
SADDLE UP!
Travel/Adventure (13 x 30’ HD)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007 ongoing,
Country of Origin: Canada
Saddle Up! lets you experience the best
wilderness horseback trails in North
America. Deep in the mountains of
Western Canada, in the heart of Banff
National Park, this series gets you onto
your horse and on the trail.
UNDER ATTACK
Extreme Sports/Reality (39 x 30’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007 ongoing,
Country of Origin: Canada
A new, fast-paced, reality/sports series
featuring a group of young, humorous
and animated skateboarders who travel
around the world on tour and the crazy
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antics and fantastic skateboarding that
happens along the way.
BE REAL
Reality/Comedy (13 x 30’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
What would it be like to star in your own
life? Be Real is the TV show that
spontaneously turns regular people’s
ordinary lives into their very own Reality
TV show.
CAPITOL FILMS
Capitol Films, Bridge House, 2nd Floor,
63-65 North Wharf Road, London W2
1LA UK. Tel: 44.207.298.6200. Fax:
44.207.298.6201. www.capitolfilms.com,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Sofia Neves (Sales Director),
Jessica Malik (Sales Executive), Mark
Austin (TV Sales Executive)
Office: Stand 04.16, Tel:
33(0)4.92.99.8072
Capitol Films currently represents over
300 titles (including Dances with
Wolves, Point break, Alexander,
Terminator, Gosford Park and Jeepers
Creepers) from Capitol Films, Think
Film International, Franchise and
Intermedia catalogues.
LOVE RANCH
Romantic Drama
Language: English
Director: Taylor Hackford
Writer: Mark Jacobson
Producers: Taylor Hackford
Leading Cast: Helen Mirren, Joe Pesci,
Sergio Peris- Mencheta
Status: In Production
Production Country: USA
Grace (Helen Mirren) is married to
Charlie (Joe Pesci), a violent gangster
constantly trying to hit the big time in
Reno, Nevada.
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
Epic Drama
Language: English
Director: Phillip Noyce
Writers: Jimmy McGovern
Producers: Alexandra Milchan, Melanie
Johansson
Leading Cast: Scarlett Johansson
Status: Pre-Production
Production Country: UK
A powerful and sweeping epic, the
beautiful Queen battles political enemies,
scheming allies, and affairs of the heart
in her quest to reunite the warring tribes
of her native Scotland.
THE EDGE OF LOVE
Romantic Drama
Language: English
Director: John Maybury
Writer: Sharman Macdonald
Producers: Rebekah Gilbertson, Sarah
Radclyffe
Leading Cast: Keira Knightley, Sienna
Miller, Cillian Murphy, Matthew Rhys
Status: Post-Production
Production Country: UK
Two feisty, free-spirited women are
connected by the brilliant, charismatic
poet who loves them both. A passionate,
sexy true story about a remarkable,
turbulent friendship.
INCENDIARY
Drama
Language: English
Director: Sharon Maguire
Writer: Sharon Maguire
Producers: Andy Paterson, Anand
Tucker, Adrienne Maguire
Leading Cast: Michelle Williams, Ewan
McGregor, Matthew Macfadyen
Status: Completed
Production Country: UK
From the director of Bridget Jones’s
Diary, and the producers of Girl With A
Pearl Earring comes a powerfully
intimate, shocking and ultimately lifeaffirming emotional drama set in the
heart of contemporary London.
LOVE AND OTHER IMPOSSIBLE
PURSUITS
Drama
Language: English
Director: Don Roos
Writers: Don Roos
Producers: Marc Platt
Leading Cast: Jennifer Lopez
Status: Pre-Production
Production Country: USA
Aspiring Lawyer Emilia Greenleaf
thought she knew what she wanted when
she went after the sexy, married Senior
Partner, Jack Woolf.
THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN
Drama
Language: English
Director: Scott Hicks
Writers: Allan Cubitt
Producers: Greg Brenman, Tim White
Leading Cast: Clive Owen
Status: Pre-Production
Production Country: UK/Australia
From the Academy Award® nominated
director of Shine, comes an inspiring,
funny and poignant story of a father who
discovers that parenthood is more
complicated than just saying yes.
HORSELAND SERIES
DIC ENTERTAINMENT
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CELESTIAL
PICTURES LTD.
Celestial Pictures Ltd., Shaw
Administration Building, Lot 220 Clear
Water Bay Road, Kowloon, Kowloon
Hong Kong. Tel: 852.2927.1111. Fax:
852.2243.0098.
http://www.celestialpictures.com
At MIPTV: Terry Mak (Executive VP
Distribution & TV Network), Daniel
Fung (VP Film & Channel Distribution),
Gigi Ko (Film & Channel Distribution
Manager)
Office: 03.01, Tel: 33.0.492998217
SHAW BROTHER FILM LIBRARY
Language: Mandarin
Producer: Shaw Brothers Studio
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Hong Kong
Digitally fully-restored titles from the
illustrious Shaw Brothers library, the
world’s largest collection of Chinesemotion pictures.
THE 36TH CHAMBER OF
SHAOLIN
Action (111 min)
Language: Mandarin
Director: Liu Chia-Liang
Key Cast: Gordon Liu Chai-hui, Wang
Yu, Lo Lieh
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1977, Country of
Origin: Hong Kong
An all-time kung-fu classic featuring Liu
Chia-hui trying to attain the ultimate
knowledge of kung-fu by arduously
mastering one chamber after another,
eventually reaching the fabled 36th
chamber in the famed Shaolin Temple.
ONE-ARMED SWORDSMAN
Action (117min)
Language: Mandarin
Director: Chang Cheh
Producer: Rumme Shaw
Key Cast: Wang Yu, Pan Yin-tse, Chiao
Chiao, Chang Pei-shan
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1967, Country of
Origin: Hong Kong
Kung-fu movies’ first superstar Jimmy
Wang writes, directs and stars in one of
his favorite roles, as a noble young
martial arts student who just will not
give in.
CINEMAVAULT
RELEASING
INTERNATIONAL
INC.
Cinemavault Releasing International
Inc., 175 Bloor Street East, South Tower,
Suite 1011, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3R8,
Canada. Tel: 416.363.6060. Fax:
416.363.2305. www.cinemavault.com, email: [email protected]
Sales Agent
At MIPTV: Caroline Stern (VP,
International Distribution), Racquel
Mesina (Director of International Sales),
Cathy Hare (International Sales
Associate), Nick Stiliadis (CEO)
Acquisition Executive: Michael Paszt
Office: RSV 39, Tel: 33(0)492.99.8918
BLIND DATE
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-36
Drama
Language: English
Director: Stanley Tucci
Writer: David Schechter, Stanley Tucci
Producer: Bruce Weiss, Gijs van de
Westelaken
Key Cast: Patricia Clarkson, Stanley
Tucci, Thijs Romer
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA/The Netherlands
The story of two parents who talk, flirt,
and fight with each other to try and cope
with the loss of their young daughter. A
remake of Theo van Gogh’s 1996 Dutch
Academy Award winner.
STEAL A PENCIL FOR ME
http://www.stealapencil.com/
Documentary
Language: English, Dutch
Director: Michèle Ohayon
Writer: Michèle Ohayon
Producer: Michèle Ohayon, Theo Van de
Sande
Key Cast: Jack Polak, Ina Soep, Ellen
Ten Damme, Jeroen Krabbe,
Marieke Oudejans, Jean Pierre Gillain
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A passionate and vibrant film by
Academy Award® nominee Michèle
Ohayon about the power of love and the
ability of humankind to rise above
unimaginable suffering.
CONFESSIONS OF A SUPERHERO
http://www.therealsuperhero.com/
Documentary
Language: English
Director: Matt Ogens
Producer: Jamie Patricof, Charlie Gruet,
Matt Ogens
Key Cast: Christopher Lloyd Dennis, Joe
McQueen, Jennifer Gehrt, Maxwell
Allen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Morgan Spurlock presents this
fascinating film that chronicles the lives
of three mortal men and one woman who
make their living working as superhero
characters on the
sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard.
WIND MAN
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-358
Drama
Language: Russian with English subtitles
Director: Khuat Akhmetov
Writer: Odelsha Agishev, Khuat
Akhmetov
Producer: Rauf Atamalibekov, Stanislav
Ershov
Key Cast: Igor Yasulovich, Kuandyk
Kystykbaev, Ayanat Esmagambetova
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Russia
During a thunderstorm, a strange being
falls from the sky into a tiny village on a
forgotten
stretch of the Kazakh steppe.
DUSKA
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Com-344
Dark Comedy
Language: Dutch, Russian, English with
English subtitles
Director: Jos Stelling
Writer: Jos Stelling, Hans Heesen
Producer: Hans de Weers, Reinout
Oerlemans, Hans de Wolf
Key Cast: Gene Bervoets, Sergei
Makovetsky, Sylvia Hoeks
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: The Netherlands, Russia,
Ukraine
This dark comedy tells the story of an
aging film critic, a beautiful cinema
cashier and a Russian scrounger who
comes to visit and is not likely to ever
leave.
SKILLS LIKE THIS
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Rom-355
Comedy/Romance
Language: English
Director: Monty Miranda
Writer: Spencer Berger
Producer: Donna Dewey, Tim Gray,
Brian D. Phelan, Paul Aaron, Rock
Obenchain
Key Cast: Spencer Berger, Gabriel
Tigerman, Brian D. Phelan, Kerry
Knuppe, Ned Bellamy
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
In this inventive comedy, three friends
have their lives turned upside down
when one of them realizes that larceny
might be his best skill.
AFRICA UNITE
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-352
Documentary
Language: English
Director: Stephanie Black
Producer: Stephanie Black
Key Cast: Danny Glover, Lauryn Hill,
Ziggy Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, Damian
Marley, Rita Marley
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
A masterfully executed film that is all at
once a Bob Marley concert tribute,
Marley family travelogue, and
humanitarian documentary.
THE FIRST SATURDAY IN MAY
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-3
Documentary
Language: English
Director: John Hennegan, Brad
Hennegan
Producer: The Hennegan Brothers, Ellen
Dux
Key Cast: Frank Amonte, Dan
Hendricks, Bob Holthus, Michael Matz,
Kiaran McLaughlin, Dale Romans
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
An engrossing film that follows six
diverse trainers as they jockey for
position along the Kentucky Derby trailthe Holy Grail of horseracing and “the
most exciting two minutes
in sports.”
FOR THE BIBLE TELLS ME SO
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-372
Documentary
Language: English
Director: Daniel Karslake
Producer: Daniel Karslake
Key Cast: Chrissy Gephardt, Mary Lou
Wallner, Tonia Poteat
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A provocative and entertaining film that
reconciles homosexuality and the literal
interpretation of Biblical scripture.
QUANTUM HOOPS
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-374
Documentary
Language: English
Director: Rick Greenwald
Producer: Rick Greenwald
Key Cast: David Duchovny, Roy Dow,
Jordan Carlson, Travis Haussler,
Day Ivy, Scott Davies, Fred Anson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A basketball team of valedictorians,
engineers and physicists from one of the
country’s top
academic institutions battle to win at
least one basketball game.
ARTEFACTS
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Hor-370
Sci Fi/ Horror
Language: English
Director: Giles Daoust, Emmanuel
Jespers
Writer: Giles Daoust, Emmanuel Jespers
Producer: Giles Daoust, Emmanuel
Jespers
Key Cast Mary Stockley, Felix Scott,
Max Digby, Jason Morell, Peter
Warnock, Veronique Van De Ven, Martin
George Swabey, Cecile Boland
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Belgium
All your friends are being murdered —
by people they know — themselves!
THE GOLDEN BOYS
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Rom-347
Romantic Comedy
Language: English
Director: Daniel Adams
Writer: Daniel Adams
Producer: Daniel Adams, Matt Janes,
Howard Katz, Michael Mailer
Key Cast: David Carradine, Rip Torn,
Bruce Dern, Mariel Hemingway, Charles
Durning, John Savage, Julie Harris
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Three retired sea captains, a beautiful
woman and a tossed coin. It all comes
together in The Golden Boys.
ROCKAWAY
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Act-319
Action
Language: English, Spanish, Russian
with English subtitles
Director: Joshua & Jeffrey Crook
Writer: Joshua & Jeffrey Crook
Producer: Mark L. Pederson, Aldey
Sanchez
Key Cast: Nicholas Gonzalez, Mario
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Cimarro, Manny Perez, Ricardo Chavira,
Oleg Taktarov
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A returning Afghanistan war hero seeks
retribution for the brutal murder of his
wife & child.
BLUE BLOOD
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Thr-351
Thriller
Language: English
Director: Benjamin Cummings, Orson
Cummings
Writer: Benjamin Cummings, Orson
Cummings
Producer: Benjamin Cummings, Orson
Cummings
Key Cast: Bill Sage, Roy Scheider, Susie
Misner, Noelle Beck
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A trophy husband conspires to kill his
wife.
MIDNIGHT CLEAR
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-356
Drama
Language: English
Director: Dallas Jenkins
Writer: Wes Halula
Producer: Kevin Downes, Dallas Jenkins
Key Cast: Stephen Baldwin, Kirk B.R.
Woller, Mary Thornton
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
The lives of 5 people are changed
forever after they cross paths and
experience random and minor acts of
kindness.
HOPE AND A LITTLE SUGAR
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-363
Drama
Language: English
Director: Tanuja Chandra
Writer: Tanuja Chandra, Glenn Russow
Producer: Scott Pardo, Glenn Russow
Key Cast: Anupam Kher, Mahima
Chaudhry, Amit Sial
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A tale of love set against the forces of
hate.
SPINNING INTO BUTTER
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-34
Drama
Language: English
Director: Mark Brokaw
Writer: Rebecca Gilman, Doug Atchison
Producer: Norman Twain, Lou Pitt
Key Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Mykelti
Williamson, Beau Bridges, Miranda
Richardson, James Rebhorn, Victor
Rasuk
Delivery Status: Completed, Screening
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Sarah Jessica Parker plays a college
Dean whose attitude is under fire after a
racial crime is committed on campus.
OUTSOURCED
http://www.outsourcedthemovie.com/
Comedy
Language: English
Director: John Jeffcoat
Writer: George Wing, John Jeffcoat
Producer: Tom Gorai, David Skinner
Key Cast: Josh Hamilton, Ayesha
Dharker, Larry Pine, Asif Basra, Matt
Smith
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
After his entire department is outsourced,
an American novelty products salesman
heads to India to train his replacement.
CANVAS
http://www.canvasthefilm.com/
Drama
Language: English
Director: Joseph Greco
Writer: Joseph Greco
Producer: Sharon Lane, Adam Hammel,
Lucy Hammel, Joe Pantoliano, Bill
Erfurth
Key Cast: Joe Pantoliano, Marcia Gay
Harden, Devon Gearhart
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
One family’s struggle to overcome
adversity.
SCAR 3D
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Hor-341
Horror
Language: English
Director: Jed Weintrob
Writer: Zack Ford
Producer: Norman Twain, Courtney
Potts, Jamie Gordon
Key Cast: Angela Bettis, Kirby Bliss
Blanton, Christopher Titus, Ben Cotton,
Devon Graye
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Brace yourself for an entirely new
dimension in larger-than-life horror shot
entirely in 3D.
INTERVIEW
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-35
Language: English
Director: Steve Buscemi
Writer: David Schechter, Steve Buscemi
Producer: Bruce Weiss, Gijs van de
Westelaken
Key Cast: Sienna Miller, Steve Buscemi
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA, and The Netherlands
A fading journalist is forced to interview
America’s most famous TV soap star.
USED PARTS
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Art-365
Drama
Language: Spanish with English
Subtitles
Director: Aaron Fernandez
Writer: Aaron Fernandez
Producer: Aaron Fernandez + Morteza
Mohammadi
Key Cast: Eduardo Granados, Alan
Chavez, Carlos Ceja, Damayanti
Quintanar
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Mexico, France, Spain
A 14-year-old boy is seduced by the
underworld of stolen car parts.
MADE IN JAMAICA
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-26
Documentary
Language: English
Director: Jerome Laperrousaz
Writer: Jerome Laperrousaz
Producer: Pascal Herold
Key Cast: Toots, Tanya Stephens,
Elephant Man
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA/France
A powerful portrait of the leaders of the
reggae music movement.
THIS FILTHY WORLD
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-27
Comedy
Language: English
Director: Jeff Garlin
Writer: John Waters
Producer: Jeff Garlin, Michele Armour
Key Cast: John Waters
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Legendary filmmaker and pop culture
icon John Waters takes us on an
outrageous and eye popping journey
celebrating his illustrious film career.
STRANGE CULTURE
http://www.cinemavault.com/detail.php?f
ilm_id=Spe-343
Documentary
Language: English
Director: Lynn Hershman Leeson
Writer: Lynn Hershman Leeson
Producer: Lise Swenson, Steven C. Beer,
Lynn Hershman Leeson
Key Cast: Tilda Swinton, Thomas Jay
Ryan, Peter Coyote, Steve Kurtz,
Josh Kornbluth, Shoresh Alaudini,
Cassie Powell
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
An urgently topical story of Steve Kurtz,
a critic of the US food & drug
administration who stands accused of
bioterrorism by the US government.
CINEPHIL
Cinephil, 18 Levontin Street, Tel-Aviv
65112 Israel. Tel: 972.3.566.4129. Fax:
972.3.560.1236. www.cinephil.co.il,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Philippa Kowarsky (General
Manager), Ori Bader (Sales Manager)
Office: AO09, Tel: 8503
FLIPPING OUT (FLIP)
Documentary (83/60 min)
Language: Hebrew, English
Director: Yoav Shamir
Co-Production Partners: NFB Canada,
ITVS/Sundance Chanel, ZDF ARTE,
BBC, VPRO, SBS, DR TV
Producer: Michale Sharfshtein
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Israel/Canada
Yoav Shamir (Checkpoint) offers an
insight into the widespread phenomenon
of young Israelis “flipping out” due to
excessive drug use during their grand
trip to India after completing their
mandatory military service.
JERUSALEM IS PROUD TO
PRESENT (YERUSHALAIM GEA
LEHATSIG)
Documentary (80/58 min)
Language: Hebrew
Director: Nitzan Gilady
Producer: Galia Bador
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Israel
In the wake of the planned World Pride
events which were scheduled to take
place in Jerusalem, religious leaders
band together in a battle against the
organizers from the LGBT community
center.
MISS GULAG
www.missgulag.com
Documentary (60 min)
Language: Russian
Director: Maria Yatskova
Producer: Irina Vodar, Raphaela
Neihausen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A
Miss Gulag follows three female
prisoners in a Siberian prison preparing
to compete in a beauty pageant. Through
the pageant emerges a complex narrative
of the lives of the first generation of
women to come of age in Post-Soviet
Russia.
STALAGS: HOLOCAUST AND
PORNOGRAPHY IN ISRAEL
Documentary (60 min)
Language: Hebrew
Director: Ari Libsker
Producer: Barak Hayman
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Israel
After decades in dusty back rooms
pornographic pocket books from the 60’s
mixing Nazism, sex and violence, are
emerging back into the public eye
rekindling the debate on the cultural
representation of Nazism and the
Holocaust.
COCALERO
Documentary (78 min)
Language: Spanish
Director: Alejando Landes
Producer: Julia Solomonoff
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
MY LIFE IN RUINS
ECHO BRIDGE
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Origin: Argentina/Bolivia
Cocalero follows Evo Morales for over a
year thorough his seemingly impossible
bid to become Bolivia’s first indigenous
president up to his win by an
unprecedented majority.
SEEDS OF SUMMER (ZIREY
KAITS)
Documentary (63/52 min)
Language: Hebrew
Director: Hen Lasker
Co-Production Partners: ITVS,
Humanistische Omroep, YLE, SBS
Producer: Elinor Kowarsky, Edna
Kowarsky
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Israel
Seven years after completing a combat
course in the Israeli army, the Director:
returns to the place where she first fell in
love with a woman – her commander.
THE LAST CARD
La Derniere Carte
Documentary (77 min)
Language: French
Director: Sylvain Biegeleisen
Producer: Sylvain Biegeleisen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Israel
Director: Sylvain Biegeleisen set out to
get to know his eighty seven year old
mother, with whom he shares a complex
relationship manifesting itself in silence
and covering up a painful truth.
CINEXPORT
Cinexport, 78 avenue des ChampsElysées, 75008 Paris, France. Tel:
33.1.45.62.49.45. Fax: 33.1.45.63.85.26.
tvfrance-intl.com and unifrance.org,
email: [email protected]
Sales Agent
At MIPTV: Anne-Marie ROMBOURGCARACO (President)
Acquisition Executive: Anne-Marie
ROMBOURG-CARACO
Office: TV France International
collective stand, Tel: 06.07.54.33.33,
Fax: 04.93.99.78.15
CASTRO, 50 ANS DE
REVOLUTION, LE BILAN
Documentary
Language: French and English
Director: Jacques VICHET
Producer: Blue Bird Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
No political figure has imprinted his
mark on a country as dramatically as
Castro, charismatic leader and dictator.
VENISE, LA SERENISSIME
Documentary
Language: French and English
Director: Jacques VICHET
Producer: Blue Bird Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
Venice is built across numerous small
islands in the middle of a lagoon.
Centuries of history, conquests,
international commercial and cultural
exchanges.
60 ANS DE RESISTANCE DANS LE
MONDE
Documentary
Language: French
Director: Laurent GALMOT
Producer: BRUT PRODUCTIONS
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
Sixty years after the end of the heroic
struggles that took place at the Vercors
plateau, the resistance spirit has not
disappeared.
LINO
Feature-film
Language: French with English subtitles
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
After the death of the young woman he
has been lodging, a fifty years old man
finds himself alone with a two years old
little boy, Lino.
LA BASE SOUS MARINE DE SAINT
NAZAIRE
Documentary
Language: French
Director: Stéphane CHEMIN
Producer: CINERGIE PRODUCTIONS
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
More than a place useful during the
second world war it is also treasures of
anecdotes and lightings on the men who
built it.
LES SEYCHELLES, PERLE DE
L’OCEAN INDIEN
Documentary
Language: French and English
Director: Jacques VICHET
Producer: Blue Bird Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
Sandy beaches, azure seas and lush
forests. Seychelles fires the imagination.
With its 115 granite islands and coral
atolls of timeless beauty the archipelago
is an exclusive tourist destination.
LA JEGADO
Documentary
Language: French
Director: Pierre MATHIOTE
Producer: Cinergie Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
Anonymous domestic who worked in
Rennes, Hélène Jegado is doubtless one
of the biggest murderesses who
traumatized Brittany of the beginning of
the XIXth century.
COMCAST
INTERNATIONAL
MEDIA GROUP
Comcast International Media Group,
5750 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
90036 USA. Tel:1.323.692.6572. Fax:
1.323.954.2657. www.comcastintl.com,
email: [email protected]
Producer, Distributor
At MIPTV: Jeff Shell (President,
Comcast Programming Group), Ted
Harbert (President, Comcast
Entertainment Group), Kevin MacLellan
(President, Comcast International Media
Group), Duccio Donati (SVP, Comcast
International Media Group), Christine
Fellowes (Managing Director, Asia,
CIMG), Brad Wald (Managing Director,
EMEA, CIMG)
Acquisition Executive: Katie Buchanan,
Director, Programming & Acquisitions
Office: G3.14
THE UNTITLED DENISE
RICHARDS SHOW (WORKING
TITLE)
Reality (8 x 30 min)
Language: English
Producer: E! Entertainment Television
Key Cast: Denise Richards
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
E! follows the journey of actress Denise
Richards. Opening up her life for the
first time, viewers will follow the
stunning star as she navigates
Hollywood, romance and motherhood
following a tumultuous year in the
tabloid headlines.
30 BEST AND WORST BEACH
BODIES
Entertainment (1 x 120 min)
Language: English
Producer: E! Entertainment Television
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
This two hour special gives us a comedic
look at the hot and, not so hot celebrity
beach bodies”
BATTLE OF THE HOLLYWOOD
HOTTIES
Entertainment (10x 30 min)
Language: English
Producer: E! Entertainment Television
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Series features a who’s who of the
world’s most famous hunks and honeys.
NAKED WILD ON 2
Lifestyle (13x30min)
INSIDE AFGHAN HEROIN - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEVISION
Language: English
Producer: E! Entertainment Television
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Get ready for the wildest and sexiest
show on E!. Naked Wild On is back with
all new episodes featuring exotic
locations and wild parties!
MAKE IT PETER PERFECT
Lifestyle (9x 60 min)
Language: English
Producer: The Style Network
Cast: Peter Ishkhans
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
“If you ask Peter Ishkhans, image is
everything.
COOKIE JAR
ENTERTAINMENT
Cookie Jar Entertainment, 266 King St.
West, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5V 1H8
Canada. Tel: 416.977.3238. Fax:
416.977.4526.
www.cookiejarentertainment.com
Producer
At MIPTV: Michael Hirsh (CEO), Toper
Taylor (COO & president), Jean-Michel
Ciszewski (SVP, international sales &
co-productions), Alison Warner (VP,
distribution broadcast sales for UK and
Scandinavia), Julie Ninomiya (VP Sales,
Asia), Ann Austen (SVP, development
and TV/video sales)
Acquisition Executive: Jean-Michel
Ciszewski
Office: R30.33, Tel: 33.4.9299.8891
NOONBORY & THE SUPER 7
Animation (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Co-production partners: Daewon Media
Delivery Status: Pre-production
Budget: $300,000
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Noonbory & the Super 7: Set in the
enchanting, Technicolor world of
Toobalooba, a group of energetic
“Borys” use their heightened senses,
imagination and teamwork to solve
everyday problems.
MAGI-NATION
www.magi-nation.com
Animation (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul Hunt
Writer: David Dias
Producer: Marlene Schmidt
Co-production partners: Daewon Media
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Follow 15-year-old Tony Jones, whose
world is forever changed when he is
mystically transported into Magi Nation
- a beautiful world far beyond
imagination.
WORLD OF QUEST
Animation (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul Browne, Jamie Whitney
Producer: Toni Stevens, Michelle
Melanson
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
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MIPTV APRIL 2008
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Origin: Canada
This comedic buddy series following the
young pampered Prince Nestor on a
mission to save his father and the
kingdom of Odyssia, with the help of the
square-jawed hero Quest.
HURRAY FOR HUCKLE!
Animation (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Ken Cunningham
Producer: Christine Davis
Key cast: Huckle – Joanne Vannicola,
Sally – Ellie Ellwand, Pig Will/Hilda –
Julie Lemieux
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Based on the books by Richard Scarry, it
offers children a blend of humor and
learning based around six unique
characters who try to solve everyday life
mysteries.
WILL & DEWITT
Animation (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul Riley
Producer: Susie Grondin
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Will, an everyday kid who wants to do it
all, is able to jump into new situations
with a little help from his best friend,
cheerleader and morphing pal, Dewitt
(who just happens to be a frog!).
COPRODUCTION
OFFICE
Coproduction Office, 24 rue Lamartine
75009 Paris, France. Tel:
331.5602.6000. Fax: 331.5602.6001.
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Sarah Calderon (Sales
Agent)
Office: H4.35, Tel: 334.9299.8596. Fax:
334.9299.8597
SUMMER 1953
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Drama (100 min)
Language: Farsi, French
Director: Shirin NESHAT
Writer: Shirin NESHAT, Susanne
MARIAN
Co-Production Partners: Parisienne de
Production (FR), Coop99 (AUS)
Producer: Essential Filmproduktion
(GER)
Key Cast: Pegah FERYDONI, Shabnam
TOLOUEI, Orsi TOTH, Fatem
Simin MOTAMEDARYA, Tahmoure
TEHRANI
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Germany, France, Austria
Iran 1953. Against the tumultuous
backdrop of the CIA military coup, four
women from different social
backgrounds attempt to change their own
destinies.
DELTA
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Drama (100 min)
Language: Hungarian
Director: Kornel MUNDRUCZO
Writer: Kornel MUNDRUCZO, Yvette
BIRO
Co-Production Partners: Essential
Filmproduktion (GER)
Producer: Proton Cinema (HUN)
Key Cast: Orsi TOTH, Felix LAJKO,
Lili MONORI
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Hungary, Germany
A young man returns to the wild,
labyrinthine landscape of the Delta after
having been away since early childhood.
There he meets a sister he never knew he
had.
IMPORT EXPORT
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Drama (135 min)
Language: German, Russian
Director: Ulrich SEIDL
Writer: Ulrich SEIDL, Veronika FRANZ
Co-Production Partners: Parisienne de
Production (FR)
Producer: Ulrich Seidl Filmproduktion
(AUS)
Key Cast: Ekateryna RAK, Paul
HOFMANN, Michael THOMAS
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Austria, France
Import: Olga, a young nurse in the
Ukraine, dreams of a better life in the
west. Export: Paul, a young Austrian
security guard, heads east with his
stepfather to try his luck.
YOU, THE LIVING
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Drama, Comedy (95 min)
Language: Swedish
Director: Roy ANDERSSON
Writer: Roy ANDERSSON
Co-Production Partners: Parisienne de
Production (FR)
Producer: Roy Andersson
Filmproduktion (SW)
Key Cast: Jessica LUNDBERG, Elisabet
HELANDER, Bjoern ENGLUND,
Leif LARSSON, Ollie OLSON
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Sweden Germany, France,
Denmark
YOU, THE LIVING is about the human
being, about her greatness and her
miserableness, her joy and sorrow, her
self-confidence and anxiety.
12:08 EAST OF BUCHAREST
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Comedy (89 min)
Language: Romanian
Director: Corneliu PORUMBOIU
Writer: Corneliu PORUMBOIU
Producer: 42 km Film (ROM)
Key Cast: Ion SAPDARU, Mircea
ANDREESCU, Teodor CORBAN
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Romania
Somewhere east of Bucharest, two
heroes share their moments of
revolutionary glory on local TV, to
celebrate the revolution that ousted
Romanian dictator Ceausescu 16 years
ago.
A TOWN CALLED PANIC
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Stop motion animated series / Comedy
(20 episodes / 5 minutes each)
Language: French
Director: Vincent PATAR, Stephane
AUBIER
Writer: Stephane Aubier, Guillaume
Available online at www.thebusinessoffilm.com
MIPTV APRIL 2008
MIDEM • MIPTV • CANNES • MIPCOM
OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND
(Tented & Heated)
Lunch on the beach whatever the weather
Celebrating 50 Years
Cannes Film Festival 2008
Contact Olivier
Tel. (33) 4 93 94 20 68 Fax. (33) 4 93 43 60 91
site address: http://www.rado-plage.fr
notre e-mail: [email protected]
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M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Malandri, Vincent Patar, Vincent Tavier
Co-Production Partners: Pic Pic Andre
(BEL)
Producer: La Parti (BEL)
Key Cast: Bruce Ellison, Stephane
Aubier, Vincent Patar, Didier Odieu,
Benoit Poelvoorde
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2003, Country of
Origin: Belgium
Follow Cowboy, Indian, Horse and their
friends in the mysteries of Atlantis, the
unforgiving world of cycling and the
time machine.
BATTLE IN HEAVEN
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Drama (98 min)
Language: Spanish
Director: Carlos REYGADAS
Writer: Carlos REYGADAS
Co-Production Partners: Parisienne de
Production (FR)
Producer: Mantarraya (MEX)
Key Cast: Anapola MUSHKADIZ, Berta
RUIZ, David BORNSTEIN,
Marcos HERNANDEZ
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Mexico, France
Marcos and his wife kidnap a baby for
ransom money, but it goes tragically
wrong when the infant dies. In another
world is Ana, the daughter of a general,
who prostitutes herself for pleasure.
FOUR
http://www.coproductionoffice.eu
Drama (126 min)
Language: Russian
Director: Ilya KHRZHANOVSKY
Writer: Vladimir SOROKIN, lya
KHRZHANOVSKY
Producer: Filmocom (RUS)
Key Cast: Alexei KHVOSTENKO, Irina
VOVCHENKO, Konstantin
MURZENKO, Mariia VOVCHENKO,
Sergei SHNUROV, Svetlana
VOVCHENKO, Yuri LAGUTA
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: Russia
Two men and a woman happen to meet
in a bar. From the meat market, to the
president’s drinking habit or the soviet
cloning project, this allegory opposes
different aspects of contemporary
Russian society.
CURB
ENTERTAINMENT
Curb Entertainment, 3907 West Alameda
Avenue, Burbank, CA, 91505, US. Tel:
1.818.843.8580. Fax: 1.818.566.1719.
www.curbentertainment.com, email:
[email protected]
Producer, Distributor
At MIPTV: Carole Curb (President),
Conor Barrett (Marketing and Assistant
Sales)
Acquisition Executive: Christy Peterson
Office: 19.20
WARWOLVES
Language: English
Director: Michael Worth
Writer: Michael Worth
Producer: Carole Curb
Key Cast: John Saxon, Michael Worth,
Tim Thomerson, Adrienne Barbeau
Delivery Status: Postproduction
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: United States
A band of she-wolves and a special
forces unit are pitted against each other
in the race to hunt for a fellow soldier
infected with the Werewolf virus in the
United States.
FOR THE LOVE OF A DOG
90 minutes
Language: English
Director: Sheree Le Mon
Writer: Sheree Le Mon
Producer: Sheree Le Mon
Key Cast: Sherman Hemsley, Phil
Vassar, Jules Mayes, Maggie Edwards,
Tina Witherby, Gary Donald
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: United States
This is a heartwarming story of a family
who binds together with their neighbors
and community to save the life of a
loveable German Shepard.
HEAVY PETTING
95 minutes
Language: English
Director: Marcel Sarmiento
Writer: Marcel Sarmiento
Producer: Peter Glatzer
Key Cast: Malin Akerman, Brendan
Hines
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United States
When Charlie meets Daphne, he never
expects he will have to battle past her pet
dog “Babydoll” to win her heart.
THE NEIGHBOR
97 minutes
Language: English
Director: Eddie O’Flaherty
Writer: Eddie O’Flaherty and J.P. Davis
Producer: Susan Jackson
Key Cast: Michele Laroque and Matthew
Modine
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United States
A businessman (Modine) watches as his
life begins to unravel after learning his
ex-wife is going to marry his best friend.
FORFEIT
84 minutes
Language: English
Director: Andrew Shea
Writer: John Rafter Lee
Producer: Sherri James
Key Cast: Billy Burke, Sherry
Stringfield, Wayne Knight, Gregory Itzin
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United States
Frank carefully fakes his own murder
and his former girlfriend takes the wrap.
Now she must show he’s still alive to
prove her innocence.
NANNY INSANITY
102 minutes
Language: English
Director: Kevin Connor
Writer: Andrea Malamut
Producer: Jay Malamut
Key Cast: Cynthia Preston, Larry Dorf,
Alla Korot
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United States
Based on a true story, some hilarious
things happen to a Philadelphia couple
after they hire a Ukrainian nanny.
D
DIC
ENTERTAINMENT
DIC Entertainment, 4100 W. Alameda
Ave., Burbank, California 91505 USA.
Tel: 1.818.955.5400.
www.dicentertainment.com, Email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Andy Heyward (Chairman &
CEO), Jeff Edell (President), Kirk
Bloomgarden (Head of Global Sales),
Robby London (EVP, Creative Affairs),
Leslie Nelson (SVP, International Sales
and Managing Director, European
Operations), Dan Waite (VP,
International Sales & Regional Manager,
Latin America), Ryan Gagerman (VP,
International Sales & Regional Manager,
Asia Pacific)
Office at MIP-TV: # 17:01
DINO SQUAD
Animated Television Series, Action
Adventure (26x30)
Language: English
Producer: DIC Entertainment
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
origin: USA
Dino Squad” features five quirky teens
who suddenly gain the power to
transform into dinosaurs to protect Earth.
SUSHI PACK
Animated Television Series, Action
Adventure (26x30)
Language: English
Producer: DIC Entertainment and
American Greetings Properties
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
origin: USA
“Sushi Pack” follows five crime-fighting
pieces of sushi that protect Wharf City
from over-the-top diabolical villains.
HORSELAND
Animated Television Series, Action
Adventure (52x30)
Language: English
Producer: DIC Entertainment
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
origin: USA
“Horseland” is set in the greatest stable
ever where kids and their horses compete
and have adventures, and the horses and
other animals can talk to each other —
about the humans!
CAKE
Live-Action/Reality- Based (13x30)
Language: English
Producer: DIC Entertainment
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
origin: USA
“CAKE,” starring Christa B. Allen (“13
Going On 30”), is a show within a show
about a teen girl who hosts a cable
access show with her two best friends.
DIY DO IT
YOURSELF
NETWORK
DIY Do It Yourself Network, 9721
Sherrill Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37932,
USA. Tel: 1.865.694.2700. Fax:
1.865.690.2253. www.diynetwork.com,
e-mail: [email protected]
Producer/distributor
At MIPTV: Kristen Jordan (SVP, Int’l
Development), Anna Alvord (Director,
Int’l Development), Hud Woodle
(Director, Int’l Development), Larry
Smith (Manager, Int’l Development)
Office: Stand #R33.03, Tel:
33.04.92.99.89.09
COOL TOOLS
Lifestyle, Home Repair & Renovation
(26 x 30’ and 1 x 60’)
Language: English
Cast: Chris Grundy
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007-08, Country of
Origin: USA
Experts demonstrate the latest
advancements in new tools, innovative
improvements to the tried-and-true, and
myriad uses and functions for all.
THE INSIDE JOB
Lifestyle, Home Renovation, Reality (10
x 30’)
Language: English
Cast: Carter Oosterhouse
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007-08, Country of
Origin: USA
The “before and after” of home
improvement televison is demystified
with an unscripted look at projects
featured on HGTV’s Carter Can.
FINISHED IN 48
Lifestyle, Home Renovation (5 x 30’)
Language: English
Cast: Gionni Thompson
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Weekend warrior Gionni Thompson,
winner of DIY’s Stud Finder, works to
complete challenging home renovation
projects in only two days.
DLT
ENTERTAINMENT
DLT Entertainment, 10 Bedford Square,
London, WC1B 3RA. United Kingdom.
Tel: 00.44.207.631.1184. Fax:
00.44.207.636.4571.
www.dltentertainment.com, email:
[email protected]
Producer, Distributor
At MIPTV: Don Taffner Jr (President),
Elfyn Morris (Director of International
Sales)
Office: Stand No: R29.32, Tel:
334.92.99.88.31
MY FAMILY
www.bbc.co.uk/comedy/myfamily
Comedy (30’)
Number of episodes: 85 completed; 20 to
be completed
Language: English
Director: Dewi Humphreys
Co-production partners: DLT/ Rude Boy
Productions for the BBC
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MIPTV APRIL 2008
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Producer: John Bartlett
Key cast: Robert Lindsay, Zoë
Wanamaker
Status: Completed
Year of production: 2000-2007, Country
of origin: United Kingdom
My Family focuses on the chaotic life of
the Harper family, as Ben and Susan
grapple with bringing up their three
teenage children and other assorted
family members.
AS TIME GOES BY: REUNION
SPECIALS
Comedy (60’ or 30’)
Number of episodes: 2 x 60’ or 4 x 30’
Language: English
Director: Sidney Lotterby
Co-production partners: DLT/ Theatre of
Comedy
Producer: Sidney Lotterby
Key cast: Judi Dench, Geoffrey Palmer
Status: Completed
Year of production: 2005, Country of
origin: United Kingdom
As Time Goes By: Reunion Specials
pick up some time after the original
series left off and reveal Jean’s [Judi
Dench] great anticipation for
grandchildren, much to Lionel’s
[Geoffrey Palmer] dismay.
ANIMATED CLASSICS
Animation (60’)
Number of episodes: 28 x 60’ or 1 x 90’
Language: English
Director: Walter J Hucker
Producer: Richard Slapczynski
Status: Completed
Year of production: 1980s2005, Country
of origin: United Kingdom/ Ireland/
Australia
Animated Classics is a beautifully
crafted series of animated specials
featuring timeless tales of literature.
Included are A CHRISTMAS CAROL,
LES MISERABLES, TREASURE
ISLAND and OLIVER TWIST.
E
ECHELON STUDIOS
Echelon Studios, 1725 Victory Blvd.,
Glendale, CA 91201 USA. Tel:
1.818.500.1640. Fax: 1.818.500.1644.
http://www.echelonstudios.us, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Eric Louzil (President &
CEO), Craig Minor (Vice President of
International Sales), Tim Kelly (Vice
President, Domestic & International
Sales), Sandro Gohoho (Vice President
of International Sales), Michael Mondini
(International Film Consultant)
Office: A.013, Tel: 1.818.621.1584
MICHTAVIM LE AMERICA (DEAR
MR. WALDMAN)
http://www.dearmrwaldman.com/
Drama 90 (min)
Language: Hebrew
Director: Hanan Peled
Writer: Hanan Peled
Co-Production Partners: Israeli Film
Fund, Open Doors Films
Producer: Yoav Halevy (Producer),
Hanan Peled (Producer), Yoram Globus
(associate Producer)
Key Cast: Rami Heuberger(Moishe),
Jenya Dodina (Rivka), Ido Port (Hilik),
Roy Mayer (Jonathan), Ela Armoni
(Nirit), Evelyn Kaplun (Rozeka),
Doval’e Glickman (Froyeke), Gadi Poor
(Zaks), Esti Svidenski (Batiya), Eli
Gorenstein (Principal)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Israel
In the early sixties, Hilik, a ten years old
boy who lives in Tel Aviv, Torn between
his fear that his father, a holocaust
survivor, would abandon him, and the
wish to make him happy.
FODOR’S HAMLET
http://www.hamletmovie.co.uk/
Drama (133 min)
Language: English
Director: Alexander Fodor
Writer: William Shakespeare
Producer: Paul Allan-Slade
Key Cast: Wilson Belchambers, James
Frail, Lydia Piechowiak
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
Visually mesmeric with countless lateral
subplots set in a a nightmarish no man’s
land. Shakespeare in the Extreme!
WAIT UP HARRIET
http://www.waitupharriet.com/about/
Drama (86 min)
Language: English
Director: Angus Benfield, Hanna Eichler
Writer: Hanna Eichler
Co-Production Partners: Limelight
Motion Picture Company
Producer: David Eichler, Aaron Green,
Nick Hitchins, Philip Sunderland,
Jonathan Warner
Key Cast: Angus Benfield, Melanie
Cannan, Javier Jarquin, Lynda Milligan,
Mitch Potts, Nick Prince, Ashleigh
Southam, Jonathan Steel, Roni Taylor
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: New Zealand
When fire fighter Jack loses his beautiful
wife, Harriet, he feels there is nothing
worth living for.
CHRONICLES OF AN EXORCISM
Horror (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Nick G. Miller
Writer: Matthew Ashford, Nick G.
Miller, David Michael Ross
Co-Production Partners: NGM
Enterprises
Producer: Matthew Ashford, Ray W.
Keziah, Nick G. Miller, John Mullis,
David Michael Ross
Key Cast: Matthew Ashford (Father
Michael), Nick G. Miller (Father Lucas),
Rob G. Kahn (Lee), David Michael Ross
(Ross), Heather Harvey (Erin), Dara
Wedel (Tina Miller), Sara Howell
(Reporter), Ray W. Keziah (Pastor Bill)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Based on what appears to be a true
exorcism, and shot documentary style,
Chronicles of an Exorcism is the story of
two amateur filmmakers who, at the
request of the Church, document the
exorcism of young Tina Miller over a
three day period.
POOL PARTY
http://www.poolparty-themovie.com/
Comedy (92 min)
Language: English
Director: Timothy M. Snell
Writer: Timothy M. Snell, Justin T.
Bowler, Michael DiGaudio, Jonathan
Gunning
Co-Production Partners: Farmview
Films, Circe’s World Films
Producer: Justin T. Bowler, Timothy M.
Snell, Patricia Steffy, Bridget Streb
Key Cast: Justin T. Bowler (Matt), Sarah
Horvath (Leslie), Kenzo Lee (Buck),
Meredith Giangrande (Danielle),
Rebecca Morris (Rebecca), Ryan Ewing
(Stack), David Lawrence (Richard),
Mikki Padilla (Maria), Dave Secor
(Scott), Michael Hampton (Pete)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Matt is asked to house sit for his boss
and study for the bar exam. When his
friends find out, a pool party and chaos
ensues.
COLD DECEMBER
Drama (82 min)
Language: English
Director: Brian Wright
Writer: Brian Wright
Co-Production Partners: Acoustic
Pictures
Producer: Brian Wright
Key Cast: Chris Fountain (Chris Payton),
Alyssa Roehrenbeck (Kate Payton),
Frank Daczewitz (Jack Jordan), Dan
MacDonald (Dave Dawson), Jessica
Cooper (Sheila Dawson), Phil Hendricks
(Alan Grebek), Megan Renee Burgess
(Laura Grebek).
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
Cold December is a modern tale of a
man going through a quarter-life
crisis…and the path he chooses to go
down.
THE FALLING
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Action/Drama (114 min)
Language: English
Director: Nicholas Gyeney
Writer: Nicholas Gyeney
Co-Production Partners: Mirror Images
Producer: Nathaniel J. Douglas, Scott
Gabelein, Michelle Gyeney, Nicholas
Gyeney, Holland Smith
Key Cast: Scott Gabelein (Grayson
Reed), Michael Ayden (Satan / Eric
Laceon), Rory Colin Fretland (The
Angel), Donovan Marley (Father
McQueen), Tellier Killaby (Kristy Reed),
Andrew Dickert (Sariel), Edi Zanidache
(Uriel), Garth Herrick (Ryan), Rob
Veatch III (The Fourth Angel) Ayanna
Jingles (The Fifth Angel)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
Amidst his broken life, Police Officer
Grayson Reed is about to be thrown into
the middle of a feud between the five
angels of Heaven and the leader of Hell.
ECHO BRIDGE
ENTERTAINMENT
Echo Bridge Entertainment, 8383
Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 530, Los Angeles, CA
90211 USA. Tel: 1.323.658.7913. Fax:
1.323.658.7922.
www.echobridgeentertainment.com,
email: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Michael Rosenblatt
(President & CEO), Dan March
(Executive Vice President), Patti Rose
(Director - International Sales)
Office: Riviera Beach Hall, Stand #RB
33, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.3313
RUN FOR HER LIFE
Thriller
Language: English
Director: Balthazar Kormakur
Producer: 26 Films
Key Cast: Dermot Mulroney
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
In a desperate attempt to save his
daughter from a rare disease, a father
jeopardizes his career, family and life
when he finds himself involved in the
middle of a criminal underworld medical
ring.
MY LIFE IN RUINS
Romantic Comedy
Language: English
Director: Donald Petrie
Writer: Mike Reiss
Producer: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman,
Michelle Chydzik, Nathalie Marciano
Key Cast: Nia Vardalos, Richard
Dreyfuss, Rita Wilson
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A romantic comedy set amongst the
ruins of Ancient Greece, in which a
Greek-American tour guide finds
unexpected adventure and romance.
JUST ADD WATER
Comedy (95 min)
Language: English
Director: Hart Bochner
Writer: Hart Bochner
Producer: Robin Bissell, Clifford Werber
Key Cast: Danny DeVito, Justin Long,
Jonah Hill, Dylan Walsh
Delivery Status: Completed
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Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A hysterical film of human predicament
and resolve about a man who dares to
dream—and in the process gains the
courage to pursue his childhood love and
confront his hometown thugs.
EFA PRODUCTIONS
GGMBH
EFA Productions gGmbH,
Kurfuerstendamm 225, 10719 Berlin,
Germany. Tel: 49.30.887.167.0. Fax:
49.30.887.167.77. www.efaproductions.com, email: [email protected]
Production Company
At MIPTV: Nikola Joetze (Event
Manager & TV Sales)
Acquisition Executive: Nikola Joetze
(Event Manager & TV Sales)
Office: MEDIA Umbrella - H4.35
2008 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
Awards program (90 min)
Language: international
Director: Andreas Morell
Producer: Marion Döring, Producer EFA
Productions gGmbH
Co-production partners: Jürgen
Biesinger, Executive Producer
Delivery Status: In Production,
completed & ready for satellite
distribution 7 December 2008
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Berlin & Copenhagen
On 6 December 2008 the European Film
Academy & EFA Productions presents in
Copenhagen the 21st European Film
Awards – a glamorous celebration of
European cinema with actors, directors,
nominees and winners from the present
and past.
ESPRESSO TV
Espresso TV, 9 York Villas, Brighton,
BN1 3TS UK. Tel: 44.1273.730929. Fax:
44.1273.299403.
http://www.espressotv.com
At MIPTV: David Hooper (Managing
Director)
Office: H4.35, Tel: 44.7802.779349
MARCO POLO: THE CHINA
MYSTERY REVEALED
History (78 min)
Language: English
Director: Jonathan Finnigan
Co-Production Partners: NG Asia
Producer: Saga Pictures
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: China/US
An epic documentary that takes us on
one of the greatest overland journeys
ever attempted by man and takes us
further to the truth behind the legend of
Marco Polo.
GHOST FLEET: THE EPIC
VOYAGE OF ZHENG HE
History (94 min)
Language: English
Director: Jonathan Finnigan
Writer: Mike Yamashita
Co-Production Partners: NG Asia
Producer: Saga Pictures
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: China/US
A sumptuous documentary telling the
compelling story of 14th century Chinese
admiral Zheng He. We unravel the
mystery of the vanishing fleet and bring
history alive in an epic adventure.
BALTIC SEA ADVENTURE
Travel/Adventure (8 x 48 min)
Language: English
Director: Kimmo Kuusniemi
Writer: Kimmo Kuusniemi
Producer: Double Vision
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
Whilst looking for a WWII German Uboat in the Baltic Sea we go on a diving
adventure and hear stories of vikings,
pirates and maritime disasters from
divers, and historians.
SPITFIRE: BIRTH OF A LEGEND
History/Aviation (47 min)
Language: English
Director: Stephen Saunders
Writer: Stephen Saunders
Co-Production Partners: History Channel
UK
Producer: ASA Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: UK
The Spitfire is renowned as the fighter
that saved Britain from invasion and
defeat. We tell the story of this legendary
aircraft and how it achieved this
reputation.
F
FILM MESSENGER
Film Messenger, Suite 202, Hyungju
Bldg. 104 Ogin-dong Jongno-gu Seoul
110-035 South Korea. Tel:
82.2.3661.4429. Fax: 82.2.2659.8676.
www.filmmessenger.com
Sales agent, Distributor, Acquisition
At MIPTV: Yoonhee Choi(Managing
Director)
Acquisition Executive: Yoonhee Choi
(Managing Director)
Office: Tel: 82.10.5381.3661,
1.310.869.7625
BEFORE THE SUMMER PASSES
AWAY
www.filmmessenger.com
Romance (78min.)
Language: Korean
Director: Sung Ji-hae
Writer: Sung Ji-hae
Producer: Cho Sung-woo
Key Cast: Lee Hyun-woo, Kim Bokyung, Kwon Min
Delivery Status: (pre, post, in production
or completed) Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: South Korea
I have TWO men. One who loves me
and one who I love - Entangled desire
everybody could experience!
PRUNING THE GRAPEVINE
www.filmmessenger.com
Drama (115min.)
Language: Korean
Director: Min Boung-hun
Writer: Min Boung-hun
Producer: Sohn Hyun-wook
Key Cast: Seo Jang-won, Lee Min-jung,
Key Joo-bong
Delivery Status: (pre, post, in production
or completed) Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: South Korea
This film is about a Catholic student who
is reluctant to cut the relationship with
his ex-love.
BOYS OF TOMORROW
www.filmmessenger.com
Drama (93min.)
Language: Korean
Director: Noh Dong-seok
Writer: Noh Dong-seok
Producer: Peter Kim
Key Cast: Kim Byeong-seok, Yu A-in,
Choi Jae-sung
Delivery Status: (pre, post, in production
or completed) Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: South Korea
Two boys on the outskirts of town
believe that their life is elsewhere but
they have no means to pursue their
dreams. Can a gun be their hope?
THE UNFORGIVEN
www.filmmessenger.com
Drama (126min.)
Language: Korean
Director: Yoon Jong-bin
Writer: Yoon Jong-bin
Producer: Choi Yong-bae
Key Cast: Ha Jung-woo, Seo Jang-won,
Yoon Jong-bin
Delivery Status: (pre, post, in production
or completed) Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: South Korea
Two childhood friends happened to meet
in the army and found themselves and
their relationship changing due to their
military experiences.
FILMEXPORT
GROUP
Filmexport Group, Via Del Pianeta
Urano, 60, Rome, Italy. Tel:
06.52207432. Fax: 06.52278416.
www.filmexport.com, e-mail:
[email protected]
Sales agent
Office: Stand ITALIA at Riviera nr.
36.17, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8837
At MIPTV: Roberto Di Girolamo
(President), Laura Maurano (Sales
Manager)
STORMS ON THE PLANET EARTH
(CATASTROFI SUL PIANETA
TERRA)
Documentary (4 x 60’ + 1 90’ special)
Language: English
Director: David Hunt
Producer: Diamonds International Film
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
Shocking videos showing many natural
disasters: earthquakes, volcanic
eruptions, hurricanes, typhoons,
tornados, until the sadly known Tsunami.
Natural disasters can happen without
warning. Can we predict them?.
CANNIBALS: LEGEND OR
REALITY? (CANNIBALI
LEGGENDA O REALTA’)
Documentary (4 x 60’ + 1 90’ special)
Language: English
Director: David Hunt
Producer: Diamonds International Film
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
A fascinating journey through the cruel
rituals practiced by the tribes still
dedicated to cannibalism.
JOURNEY TO THE EDGE OF EROS
(VIAGGIO AI CONFINI
DELL’EROS)
Documentary 4 x 60’ + 1 90’ special)
Language: English
Director: Pierre Le Blanc
Producer: Diamonds International Film
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
A vast panorama on the sexual way of
life, with habits, customs and
transgressions that spread throughout
different continents.
B-MINE (LE SETTE NOTE DEL
DIAVOLO)
Thriller (105’)
Language: English
Director: Marco Tornese
Producer: Diamonds International Film
Key Cast: Ixie Darkonn, Orson Maria
Guerrini, Roberto Madison
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
When misfortune seemed to overwhelm
Viola, a beautiful girl in the prime of her
career, a sudden dark event changed her
life completely…
NOAH’S ARK (EL ARCA)
http://www.el-arca.com/
Animation (87’)
Language: Spanish, Italian, English,
Director: Juan Pablo Buscarini
Producer: Production Group, Patagonik
Film Group
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Argentina, Italy
A classic animated film that tackles an
absolutely universal subject, in a context
of adventures and humour, in which the
animals are the main characters.
ZOMBIES, THE BEGINNING
Horror (90’)
Language: English
Director: Vincent Dawn
Producer: Diamonds International Film
Key Cast: Y. Yzon, A. Anson, P. Holme
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
An expedition team sent to rescue a
scientific crew on an island will
encounter a new generation of
zombies….
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FILMWERKSTATT
WIEN
Filmwerkstatt Wien, Mariahilferstraße
202/41, Vienna 1150 Austria. Tel:
0043.1.9452784. Fax: 0043.1.9452784.
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Barbara Weissenbeck
(Producer)
Office: H 4.35, Tel: 0033.4.9299 8596.
Fax: 0033.4.9299 8597
SINGING FOR LIVING-THE
VOICES OF SOUTH AFRICA
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com/singing_fo
r_living.html
HD documentary (52 or 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Barbara Weissenbeck
Writer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Co-Production Partners: ORF,
Filmwerkstatt Wien
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Budget: 200.000,Year of Production: 2008/09, Country of
Origin: Austria
Following some of the extraordinary
singers of Cape Town Opera we will not
only show their life within the
surrounding of the Cape Town Opera
House, but mostly in their ordinary life.
FROM CHINA TO EUROPE AND
BACK
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com/chinese_n
ew_years_concert.html
HD documentary (52 min)
Language: english, chinese, german
Director: Maximilian Stelzle
Writer: Maximilian Stelzle
Co-Production Partners: ORF,
Filmwerkstatt Wien
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Austria
The documentary begins in China and
portrays the daily lives of some of the
musicians from a traditional Chinese
orchestra. Subsequently, the camera team
accompanies the orchestra on a threeweek tour of Europe.
ASTERIX IS BACK
Documentary series (8 x 52 min. or 8 x
30 min.)
Language: english, french , german.
Director: Barbara Weissenbeck
Writer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: In Development
Year of Production: 2008-2009, Country
of Origin: Austria
Asterix and his friends are the famous
comic figures leading through this
documentary series by emerging here
and there as the comic figures they are,
but being embedded within a “real
picture” travel documentary.
A WONDROUS JOURNEY
THROUGH THE WEB
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com/wondrous
_journey.html
HD documentary (52 min)
Language: english, french, german.
Director: Barbara Weissenbeck
Writer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: In Development
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Budget: 150.000,Year of Production: 2008/09, Country of
Origin: Austria
LIFE IS A DRAMA-DRAMA FOR
LIFE
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com/life_is_a_
drama.html
Documentary (50 min)
Language: german, english
Director: Barbara Weissenbeck
Writer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Co-Production Partners: ORF, 3SAT,
BRalpha
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Austria
TOKYO FORTISSIMO-AN
ORCHESTRA ON TOUR IN JAPAN
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com/tokyo_fort
issimo.html
HD documentary (52 min)
Language: german, english
Director: Maximilian Stelzle
Writer: milian Stelzle
Co-Production Partners: ORF, 3SAT
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Austria
The Vienna Symphonic Orchestra went
on tour with its almost 100 musicians
and all their instruments.
DANCEWEB -SWEAT, PASSION &
TEARS
http://www.filmwerkstatt.com/danceweb.
html
Documentary (45 min)
Language: English, French, German
Director: Barbara Weissenbeck
Writer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Producer: Barbara Weissenbeck
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: Austria
Accompanying three of the alltogether
fifty selected dancers and choreographers
during the five weeks danceWEB
programme, we provide a close insight
into the worlds largest contemporary
dance festival taking place in Vienna
every summer.
FIRST LOOK
STUDIOS
First Look Studios, 2000 Avenue of the
Stars, Suite 410, Century City, CA 90067
USA. Tel: 1.424.202.5090. Fax:
1.424.202.5310.
www.firstlookstudios.com
Distributor
At MIPTV: Danny Dimbort (First Look
Studios Co- Chairman) and Christian
Mercuri (President, International Sales
and Distribution)
Acquisition Executive: Gary Hirsh
(Executive Vice President of
Acquisitions)
Office: Stand 07.20, Tel: 33.4.92.99.8029
STRAYS
Drama (105 Min)
Language: English
Director: Vin Diesel
Writer: Vin Diesel
Key Cast: Vin Diesel, Joey Dedio,
Suzanna Lanza, Darnell Williams, F.
Valention Morales
Producer: Vin Diesel, John Sale, Geroge
Zakk
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1997, Country of
Origin: USA
Strays is a coming of age story of a
macho New York cruiser, Rick.
Frustrated by the repetitious grind of one
night stands and aimless hustling, Rick’s
life changes when he meets Heather, a
“girl next door.”
DEDICATION
Comedy/ Romance (95 Min)
Language: English
Director: Justin Theroux
Writer: David Bromberg
Key Cast: Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore,
Tom Wilkinson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
An irascible children’s book author loses
his beloved illustrator Rudy and has to
team with an anxious and untested
replacement, with what starts out as an
impossible sitution becomes revelatory.
SMILEY FACE
Comedy (88 Min)
Language: English
Director: Gregg Araki
Writer: Dylan Haggerty
Producer: First Look Studios
Key Cast: Anna Faris, Adam Brody, John
Krasinski, John Cho
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A actress/slacker goes on a series of
misadventures, including an inadvertent
heist, an escape from the cops and a tour
of Los Angeles as she attempts to get the
simple items on her “to do” list done.
AN AMERICAN CRIME
Drama (92 Min)
Language: English
Director: Tommy O’Haver
Writer: Tommy O’Haver, Irene Turner
Key Cast: Catherine Keener, James
Franco, Ellen Page
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
A seemingly ordinary housewife and the
mother of seven, imprisons a beautiful
teenager in the basement of her Indiana
home.
A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR
SAINTS
Drama (95 Min)
Language: English
Director: Dito Montiel
Writer: Dito Montiel
Key Cast: Robert Downey, Jr., Rosario
Dawson, Channing Tantum, Shia
LaBeouf
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
An honest, unflinching, modern-day
“Mean Streets”, “A Guide to
Recognizing Your Saints” is the brash,
moving story of a young man finding his
way through the minefield of his youth
in a tough New York neighborhood.
FLN (FINE LIVING
NETWORK)
FLN (Fine Living Network), 9721
Sherrill Blvd., Knoxville, TN 37932,
USA. Tel: 865.694.2700. Fax:
865.690.2253. www.fineliving.com, email: [email protected]
Producer/distributor
At MIPTV: Kristen Jordan (SVP, Int’l
Development), Anna Alvord (Director,
Int’l Development), Hud Woodle
(Director, Int’l Development), Larry
Smith (Manager, Int’l Development)
Office: Stand #R33.03, Tel:
33.04.92.99.89.09
ALL GIRL GETAWAYS
Lifestyle, Travel & Adventure (13 x 30’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Female friends leave it all behind for
exhilarating and well-deserved weekend
mini-vacations that combine fun,
adventure, and rejuvenation.
TIME MAKEOVER
Lifestyle, Time Management (13 x 30’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007-08, Country of
Origin: USA
Experts teach busy people to better
organize and manage their valuable time,
leaving more for leisure and life
enhancement activities.
GOING, GOING GREEN
Lifestyle, Green Living (1 x 60’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Infuse your life with practical and
environmentally sound options in goods,
services, and technology that are both
affordable and accessible.
FOOD NETWORK
Food Network, 9721 Sherrill Blvd.,
Knoxville, TN 37932, USA. Tel:
1.865.694.2700. Fax: 1.865.690.2253.
www.foodnetwork.com, e-mail:
[email protected]
Producer/distributor
At MIPTV: Kristen Jordan (SVP, Int’l
2008 EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS
EFA PRODUCTIONS
CREDIT FRANZISKA KRUG ACTION PRESS
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Development), Anna Alvord (Director,
Int’l Development), Hud Woodle
(Director, Int’l Development), Larry
Smith (Manager, Int’l Development)
Office: Stand #R33.03, Tel:
33.04.92.99.89.09
THE NEXT IRON CHEF
Lifestyle, Food, Competition (6 x 60’)
Language: English
Cast: Alton Brown, Mark Dacascos
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Eight gifted, world-class chefs go headto-head in culinary combat to determine
who the Chairman will bestow the title
of Iron Chef!
DOWN HOME WITH THE NEELYS
Lifestyle, Food (13 x 30’)
Language: English
Cast: Pat & Gina Neely
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Pat & Gina Neely share tasty recipes
from their acclaimed restaurants as well
as family-friendly dishes that are
guaranteed crowd-pleasers.
FOOTHILL
ENTERTAINMENT,
INC.
Foothill Entertainment, Inc., 1129 State
Street, Suite 3, Santa Barbara, CA
93101. Tel: 1.805.965.4488. Fax:
1.805.965.1168.
www.foothillentertainment.com, email:
[email protected]
Co-Production and Distribution
At MIPTV: Jo Kavanagh-Payne
(President), Gregory Payne (Chairman),
Patricia Ryan (Executive Vice President
of Sales)
Acquisition Executive: Jo KavanaghPayne (President, Acquisitions)
Office: c/o VIP Club, Cell:
33(0)6.1057.5880. U.S. Mobile: Jo:
1.805.637.6054 & Greg: 1.805.637.3280.
ZOT THE DOG
www.foothillentertainment.com
Animation Series (13 x 11’)
Language: English
Director: Francis Vose
Writer: Chris Bryan-Smith
Producer: Philip Lowrey
Key Cast: Voices by Phil Cool
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1996, Country of
Origin: United States
Zot, a good hearted, fun loving but rather
bouncy dog lives with his best pal Clive
somewhere in the countryside; they
embark on many adventures as they
discover a wonderful, uncomplicated world
where all the animals talk. except Zot!
BIG TOP ISLAND
www.foothillentertainment.com
2D/3D Animation Series (26 x 11’)
Language: English
Producer: Splash! Production
Delivery Status: Development
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Big Top Island has the Big Top School,
and as each new student arrives to the
island, they continuously run amuck and
shatter the island’s tranquility each week.
BOY AND THE DINOSAUR
www.foothillentertainment.com
CGI Animation (26 x 11’)
Language: English
Director: Jason Harding
Producer: Spalsh! Productions
Delivery Status: Pilot Available
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
As a boy plays with a toy dinosaur in his
bedroom one night he makes a wish on a
shooting star. When he wakes in the
morning the dinosaur he dreams of has
followed him through time and space.
EDDY & THE BEAR
www.foothillentertainment.com
Animation Series (26 x 11’ or 1 x 30’)
Language: English
Director: Tony Collingwood
Writer: Tony Collingwood
Producer: Chris O’Hare
Key Cast: Robert Lindsay, Frances de la
Tour, Rupert Gamsey
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2001, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
Based on the much-loved characters
created in Jez Alborough’s best-selling
children’s books, Eddy & the Bear is the
continuing story of a little boy’s first
ever friendship - with a ten foot tall,
talking bear!
PUPPY PLAYS
www.puppyplays.com
Live Action (13 x 25’)
Language: English
Director: Steve Waterman
Producer: MoviePlus
Key Cast: Puppies!
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United States
Delightful adventures of learning and
fun, where children will watch adorable
puppies overcome challenges similar to
the ones they face growing up - from
sharing, to proper bedtime, to puppy
love! All through the eyes of a puppy…
FREMANTLEMEDIA
ENTERPRISES
FremantleMedia Enterprises, 1Stephen
Street, London W1T 1AL UK. Tel:
44.207.691.6000. Fax: 44.207.691.6060.
www.fidtv.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: David Ellender (CEO,
FME), Mark Gray (VP Programming),
Sheila Aguirre (VP Sales – Latin
America), Justin Hatfield (VP Sales –
Benelux, Scandinavia, UK & Ireland)
Office: Stand RB1, Riviera Beach,
Cannes. Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8912 (FME),
Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8911(FMP), Fax:
33(0)4.92.99.8913 (Shared)
SATISFACTION
Australian drama (10 x 1 hour)
Featuring: Diana Glenn, Madeleine West
Set in and around an up-market city
brothel, this steamy original series sheds
the spotlight on the world of five ‘high
class escorts’ and their manager as they
juggle the pressures of their private lives
alongside their hidden profession.
NEARLY FAMOUS
Drama – UK (6 x 1 hour)
Featuring: Jimi Mistry, Talulah Riley
This contemporary drama follows a
group of performing arts students
who’ve got a whole load of talent and a
taste for Tequila.
TEENAGE KICKS
Sitcom – UK (8 x 30’)
Featuring Ade Edmondson, Mark Arden
A middle aged divorced dad moves in
with his kids in a crazy attempt to
recapture his long lost youth.
Understandably, his kids are not pleased.
DEA
Reality Series – U.S. (6 x 1 hour)
Gritty reality series offers viewers a
rarely seen behind-the-scenes look at the
inner workings of the Drug Enforcement
Agency.
FRIES FILM GROUP,
INC.
Fries Film Group, Inc., 22817 Ventura
Blvd. Suite 909, Woodland Hills, CA
91364 USA. Tel: 1.818.888.3052. Fax:
1.818.888.3042
Distributor
At MIPTV: Charles M. Fries (President),
Adam Welles (VP of Worldwide Sales)
Office: 01.05
ALIEN AGENT
Action (2007)
Cast: Mark Dacascos, Billy Zane,
Amelia Cooke
Status: Completed and Ready for
Delivery
A lawman from another Galaxy must
stop an invading force from building a
gateway to our world.
NUMB
Romantic Comedy (2007)
Director: Harris Goldberg
Cast: Mathew Perry, Lynn Collins, Mary
Steenburgen
Status: Completed and Ready for
Delivery
When a writer falls in love with his soul
mate, her love cures him of his neurotic
personality.
WELCOME TO HOLLYWOOD:
TAKE 2
Comedy (2008)
Director: Tony Markes
Cast: Adam Rifkin, Norby Greenberry,
Special Appearances by George Lucas,
Tom Hanks, and Will Smith.
Status: Post Production
A mockumentary that shows you the
REAL Hollywood. Filmmaker Alan
Rifkin takes an unknown, wannabe Actor
under his wing and aims to make him a
star.
A MILLION COLOURS
Drama (2008)
Cast: Barry Pepper
Status: Pre-Production
In the early 1970’s, apartheid divided
South Africa, a film was released that
brought hope and light to a despairing
nation. The two young stars, Muntu
Ndebele and Norman Knox, would
become friends just like
their characters.
SURVIVING EVIL
Horror (2009)
Status: Pre-Production
When a British documentary crew
arrives on an uncharted island in the
Philippines, they discover an abandoned
village, with huts covered in blood.
G
GLOBAL
TELEMEDIA
Global Telemedia, 1698 Post Road East,
Suite 1B Westport, CT 06880 USA.
Tel: 203.259.9985. Fax: 203.259.9986.
www.globaltelemedia.com
Distributor
At MIPTV: Greg Kimmelman (President
/ CEO) & Anne Corsak (Manager of
Sales and Marketing)
Office: booth # 06.24,
Tel: 33.5.92.998160
GOLDEN NETWORK
ASIA LIMITED
Golden Network Asia Limited, Unit
1508, Nanyang Plaza, 57 Hung To Road,
Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Tel:
852.2751.1886. Fax: 852.2750.4862.
email: [email protected]
Sales agent
At MIPTV: Clarence TANG (Head of
Sales and Acquisition)
Office: Tel: 852.9424.5010
SHIGURUI
Animation/ Action (30 mins x 12
episodes)
Language: Japanese
Director: Hiroshi Hamasaki
Writer: Seishi Minakami
Character Design: Masanori Shino
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Japan
A master swordsman and his two top
apprentices turn on each other, and must
duel to the death for revenge and honor
when betrayal enters their lives.
OH! EDO ROCKET
Animation / Action / Comedy (30 mins x
26 episodes)
Language: Japanese
Director: Seiji Mizushima
Character Design: Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Japan
A fireworks maker is convinced by a
mysterious girl to make a rocket big
enough to fly to the moon. He and his
neighbors have a heap of fun doing so.
PERFECT BLUE (DIGITALLY
REMASTERED VERSION)
Animation / Psycho-Suspense (82 min)
Language: Japanese
Director: Satoshi Kon
Writer: Sadayuki Murai
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1997 and 2008,
Country of Origin: Japanese
Pop singer looks forward to a bright new
career to become an actress. When she
lands a role in a sexually-charged murder
mystery, her life begins to fall apart.
MCDULL & MCMUG ANIMATION
TV SERIES
Animation / Comedy (30 mins x 13
episodes)
Language: Cantonese
Writer: Brian Tse and Alice Mak
Producer: Brian Tse and Alice Mak
Delivery Status: Completed
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MIPTV APRIL 2008
Year of Production: 1997-2001, Country
of Origin: Chinese
The “pinky piggy” animation series
depicts how children see the world and
understand day-to-day issues in a lighthearted manner.
IRIS CHANG (ASIAN
TERRITORIES)
Docudrama (100 min)
Language: English / Mandarin
Director: Anne Pick and Bill Spahic
Writer: Michael Betcherman
Producer: Anne Pick
Key Cast: Olivia Cheng
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Thailand
She brought the darkest moments of
human’s history to light. Some memories
should never be forgotten.
SONGSHAN SHAOLIN TEMPLE
Documentary (53 min)
Language: Japanese
Director: Gen Takahashi
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: Japan
An in-depth documentary about the
origin of Shaolin Kung Fu, the Songshan
Shaolin Temple.
MID ROAD GANG
Children (88 min)
Language: Thai
Director: Pantham Thongsang &
Somkiat Vithuranich
Writer: Somkiat Vithuranich, Watchara
Paniom, Sontaya Suchada, Karun
Khumanuwong
Producer: Pantham Thongsang
Key Cast: Dog actors: Makham, NamKhang, Keng, Kafe, Piak, Sexy, Pikul,
Tommy
Cast: Pitisak Yaowananont, Pavarisa
Phenjati
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: US$1.5 Million
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Thailand
An inspiring story about the friendship,
courage and loyalty between a pack of
stray mutts, whose territory is destroyed
and who are forced to find a new house.
FOREVER THE MOMENT
Drama / Sports (124 min)
Language: Korean
Director: Yim Soon-rye
Writer: Na Hyun
Key Cast: Moon So-ri, Kim Jung-eun,
Uhm Tae-woong, Song Jung-ran, Oh
Soo-hee
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: US$3.6 Million
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Korea
All-female handball team regroups to
compete at the Olympics; Asia’s first box
office hit of 2008 has grossed US$15 m
in two weeks.
GRANADA
INTERNATIONAL
Granada International, The London
Television Centre, Upper Ground,
London, SE1 9LT, UK. Tel:
0044.20.7491.1441. Fax:
0044.20.7493.7677.
www.granadamedia.com/international.
email: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Nadine Nohr (Managing
Director), Tim Mutimer (Director of
Sales), Emmanuelle Namiech (Director
of Acquisitions and Co-productions),
Paul Raven (Marketing Director)
Acquisition Executive: Emmanuelle
Namiech (Director of Acquisitions and
Co-productions)
Office: Tel: 33.4.92.99.88.27
BONEKICKERS
Drama (6 x 58 min)
Language: English
Director: Nick Hurran, Sarah O’Gorman,
James Strong
Writer: Matthew Graham, AshleyPharoah
Producer: Michele Buck, Damien
Timmer
Co-production partners: Mammoth
Screen/Monastic Productions for the
BBC in association with Granada
International
Key Cast: Julie Graham, Adrian Lester,
Hugh Bonneville, Gugu-Mbatha Raw
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
Powerful secrets from the past are
brought roaring into the 21st century in
this thrilling new prime time series from
the creators of Life On Mars
LOST IN AUSTEN
Drama (4 x 50 min)
Language: English
Director: Dan Zeff
Writer: Guy Andrews
Producer: Kate McKerrell
Co-production partners: Mammoth
Screen for ITV1
Key Cast: Jemima Rooper, Alex
Kingston, Hugh Bonneville, Lindsay
Duncan, Gemma Arterton, Elliot Cowan
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
A thoroughly modern heroine threatens
to ruin one of the world’s greatest
literary love stories in this ingenious
reinvention of Jane Austen’s Pride And
Prejudice.
DAUGHTER OF THE BRIDE
Hollywood TV Movie (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Leslie Hope
Writer: Scott Eastlick
Producer: Tim Johnson
Co-production partners: Nomadic
Pictures in association with BLT
Productions Ltd and Granada America
Key Cast: Luke Perry, Helen Shaver,
Joanna Garcia
Delivery Status: Postproduction
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Luke Perry (Beverley Hills 90210) stars
in this family drama centred on a mother
and daughter.
MATTERS OF LIFE AND DATING
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Hollywood TV Movie (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Peter Wellington
Writer: Nina Colman
Producer: Barbara Lieberman, Salli
Newman
Co-production partners: A Barbara
Lieberman Films Production in
association with Firebrand Productions
and Granada America
Key Cast: Ricki Lake, Holly Robinson
Peete, Rachael Harris
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Ricki Lake (Hairspray) stars in this
irreverent and poignant story about the
search for Mr Right while living beyond
breast cancer.
THE NEANDERTHAL CODE
Factual (2 x 50 min)
Language: English
Director: Tim Lambert
Writer: Tim Lambert
Producer: Tim Lambert
Co-production partners: Wall to Wall
Media for National Geographic Channel
and France 5
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007/2008, Country
of Origin: UK
Award winning producers Wall To Wall
(Who Do You Think You Are?) followup their acclaimed Neanderthal series
with an evolutionary detective story, shot
in High Definition.
STREET MONKEYS
Wildlife (5 x 50 min)
Language: English
Director: Harry Marshall
Producer: Andie Clare
Co-production partners: Icon Films for
National Geographic International
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
Action and drama are around every street
corner as this captivating series follows a
troop of endearingly cheeky monkeys
adapting their survival skills to South
Africa’s concrete jungle.
OLD SKOOL WITH TERRY AND
GITA
Factual Entertainment (5 x 21 min)
Language: English
Director: Russell Jay
Producer: Gil Goldshein
Co-production partners: Bunim Murray
Productions for VH1
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Elderly Hollywood legend Terry Moore
and her best friend and the world’s first
supermodel 72-year-old Gita Hall
explore the hottest topics in pop culture
today from Porn to Hip Hop, Rehab and
Gay Life.
THE PINKY & PERKY SHOW
Children’s (52 x 13 min)
Language: English
Director: Cyril Adam, Ray Merritt
(Creative Director)
Writer: Alan Gilbey
Producer: Ruth Fielding
Co-production partners: A Pinky and
Perky Enterprises, Method Films and
DQ Entertainment Limited co-production
for CBBC and France 3
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
Pinky and Perky are a pair of lovable
piglets who have just been given their
own live TV show full of crazy stunts,
wild games, anarchic cartoons and top
celebrity guests.
GREENLIGHT
TELEVISION
Greenlight Television, Tromode,
Douglas, Isle of Man IM4 4QJ British
Isles. Tel: 44.1624.611601. Fax:
44.1624.611602.
http://www.greenlight.tv. email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Lauren Roberts (Business
Development Manager), Kate Skinner
(Sales)
Office: H4:35-19, Tel: 44.7624.453310
DRAYSON’S RACING DREAM
http://www.greenlight.tv
Documentary (12 x 52min)
Language: English
Director: Robert Hurdman
Writer: Tiff Needell
Producer: Guy Hicks
Key Cast: Lord Paul Drayson
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
Lord Drayson resigned from the British
Government, chasing his dream of racing
at Le Mans. With only one eye, he’s
excluded by the rules. Can he prove his
ability by racing in America?
H
HBO
HBO, 1100 Avenue of the Americas, New
York, NY 10036 USA. Tel: 212.512.1000.
Fax: 212.512.5698. http://www.hbo.com
At MIPTV: Charles Schreger (President
Programming Sales), Jennifer Bowen
(SVP International Distribution)
Office: RSV.08, Tel: 44.92.99.8945
GENERATION KILL
Drama (7 x 60 min)
Language: English
Director: Susanna White, Simon Cellan
Jones
Writer: David Simon, Ed Burns, Evan
Wright
DEDICATION
FIRST LOOK STUDIOS
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Producer: David Simon, Ed Burns,
Charles Pattinson, Anne Thomopoulos,
Nina Noble, Andrea Calderwood
Key Cast: Alexander Skarsgard, James
Ransone, Stark Sands, Jon Huertas, Lee
Tergesen
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: US
From the creators of the critically
acclaimed HBO series THE WIRE, this
7-part miniseries follows US Marines on
the frontlines during the first 40 days of
the current Iraq war.
TRUE BLOOD
Drama (12 x 60 min)
Language: English
Writer: Created by Alan Ball
Producer: Alan Ball, Carol Dunn Trussell
Key Cast: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer,
Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Sam
Trammell, Nelsan Ellis, Chris Bauer,
Carrie Preston, William Sanderson
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008
This new drama series created by Alan
Ball (HBOs SIX FEET UNDER), takes
place in a world where vampires live in
the open by feeding on synthetic blood
instead of on humans.
JOHN ADAMS
Drama (8 x approx. 60 min)
Language: English
Director: Tom Hooper
Writer: Kirk Ellis, Michelle Ashford,
based on the book by David McCullough
Producer: Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman,
David Coatsworth, Steven Shareshian,
Kirk Ellis, Frank Doelger
Key Cast: Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney,
Stephen Dillane, Danny Huston, David
Morse Sarah Polley and Tom Wilkinson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: US
Based on David McCullough’s Pulitzer
Prize-winning biography and executive
produced by Playtone’s Tom Hanks and
Gary Goetzman, JOHN ADAMS
explores American history through one
of its founding fathers.
IN TREATMENT
Drama (43 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Producer: Rodrigo Garcia, Stephen
Levinson, Hagai Levi, Mark Wahlberg,
Noa Tishby, Sarah Lum, Leonard Torgan
Key Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Melissa
George, Blair Underwood, Mia
Wasikowska, Josh Charles, Embeth
Davidtz, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes,
Julia Campbell
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
This half-hour drama stars Gabriel Byrne
as a taciturn but effective
psychotherapist who isn’t quite the levelheaded source of wisdom his patients
think he is.
RECOUNT
Drama
Language: English
Director: Jay Roach
Writer: Danny Strong
Producer: Paula Weinstein, Len Amato,
Sydney Pollack, Jay Roach, Michael
Hausman
Key Cast: Kevin Spacey, Ed Begley Jr.,
Laura Dern, John Hurt, Denis Leary,
Bruce McGill and Tom Wilkinson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: US
Kevin Spacey heads the cast of this
drama, which follows the Florida recount
from Election Day in 2000 through the
Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of
George W. Bush over Al Gore.
HERE! FILMS
here! Films, 10990 Wilshire Blvd.,
Penthouse, Los Angeles, California
90024 USA. Tel: 1.310.806.4298. Fax:
1.310.806.4268.
www.regententertainment.com/herefilms.
html
Producer and Distributor
At MIPTV: Meggan Kimberley (CoPresident), Adam Wright (Co-President),
Merve Berker (Executive Assistant)
Office: # 03.24-05.23, Tel:
33(0)492.99.8206, Meggan Kimberley
Mobile: 1.818.451.8298, Adam Wright
Mobile: 1.818.331.0990, Merve Berker
Mobile: 1.310.666.3038
ICE BLUES – A DONALD
STRACHEY MYSTERY
Mystery/Thriller Feature (98 min)
Language: English
Director: Ron Oliver
Producer: Paul Colichman, Barry Krost
Cast: Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence,
Sherry Miller
Delivery Status: Completed
When detective Donald Strachey’s friend
gets an anonymous $3 million donation
to fund his public works program,
someone ends up dead on his doorstep.
ON THE OTHER HAND DEATH – A
DONALD STRACHEY MYSTERY
Mystery/Thriller Feature (98 min)
Language: English
Director: Ron Oliver
Producer: Paul Colichman, Barry Krost
Cast: Chad Allen, Sebastian Spence,
Margot Kidder
Delivery Status: Completed
A tale of double cross and lies among
friends and family, as no one is sure who
to trust. Criminals and victims are not
whom they seem.
EDGAR ALLEN POE’S – HOUSE OF
USHER
Horror Feature (88 min)
Language: English
Director: David DeCoteau
Producer: Paul Colichman, Stephen P.
Jarchow
Cast: Frank Mentier, Michael Cardelle,
Jaimyse Haft
Delivery Status: Completed
When a young man, Victor, visits his old
friend Roderick Usher and Usher’s sister
Madeleine at their crumbling family
estate, he discovers the two decaying as
quickly as their mansion.
SHELTER
Drama Feature (94 min)
Language: English
Director: Jonah Markowitz
Producer: Stephen P. Jarchow, Paul
Colichman, J.D. Disalvatore
Cast: Brad Rowe,Tina Holmes, Trevor
Wright
Delivery Status: Completed
Zach has always put the needs of others
above his own; but when he begins
falling for his best friend’s older brother,
he struggles to reconcile his own dreams
with the demands of his family.
FAT GIRLS
Comedy
Feature (83 min)
Language: English
Director: Ash Christian
Producer: Kim Fishman, Ash Christian,
Kelli Lerner
Cast: Ash Christian, Jonathan Caouette,
Ashley Fink
Delivery Status: Completed
Armed with biting humor and quirky
sensibility, Rodney and his Rubenesque
friend Sabrina are valiantly suffering
through the indignity known as high
school.
LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIP
Romantic Comedy Feature (97 min)
Language: English
Director: Rob Williams
Producer: Rob Williams
Cast: Matthew Montgomery, Windham
Beacham, Artie O’Daly
Delivery Status: Completed
Glenn gets tired of one night stands, and
answers an ad placed by Adam, who is
looking for an LTR. Glenn & Adam are
perfect for each other, except for one, or
two, or many things.
THE LAIR
Horror (6 x ? hour)
Language: English
Director: Fred Olen Ray
Producer: Stephen P. Jarchow, Paul
Colichman
Cast: Peter Stickles, David Moretti,
Colton Ford, Dylan Vox
Delivery Status: Completed
From the producers of the hit series
Dante’s Cove comes The Lair, America’s
first gay vampire series.
DANTE’S COVE – THE SOLSTICE”
– SEASON THREE
Supernatural Thriller (5 x 1 hour)
Language: English
Director: Sam Irvin
Producer: Stephen P. Jarchow, Paul
Colichman
Cast: Gregory Michael, Charlie David,
William Gregory Lee, Tracy Scoggins,
Thea Gill, Jon Fleming, Reichen
Lehmkuhl, Jill Bennett, Jenny Shimizu,
Jensen Atwood
Delivery Status: Completed
Dante’s Cove, lauded by leading gay
publication The Advocate as Best Soap
Opera in 2006, follows a cast of mostly
gay and lesbian characters who all live
together in the sleepy beachside
community of Dante’s Cove.
THE DL CHRONICLES
Drama (4 x ? hour)
Language: English
Director: Quincy LeNear, Deondray
Gossett
Producer: Quincy LeNear, Deondray
Gossett
Cast: Damian T. Raven
Delivery Status: Completed
The “DL Chronicles” tells the stories of
men of color who by consequence and
by choice, live sexually duplicitous and
secret lifestyles.
HOLLYWOOD
CLASSICS
Hollywood Classics, Linton House,
39/51 Highgate Road, London NW5 1RS
UK. Tel: 44.20.7424.7280. Fax:
44.20.7428.8936.
http://www.hollywoodclassics.com,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Ms. Melanie Tebb (Sales
Coordinator), Mr. David Llewellyn-Jones
(TV Sales Director), Ms. Petra Sumser
(Sales Director: - Germany), Mr. Steven
Mackler (Acquisitions Consultant)
Office: H4.35, Tel: 44.774.774.3615
BUTTERFLY KISS
http://www.hollywoodclassics.com
Thriller (88 min)
Language: English
Director: Michael Winterbottom
Writer: Frank Cottrell Boyce
Key Cast: Amanda Plummer,Kathy
Jamieson,Saskia Reeves,Des McAleer
Year of Production: 1995, Country of
Origin: UK
Even when Eunice turns out to be a
murderess the naive Miriam believes she
can save her friend.
LA MARIEE ETAIT EN NOIR (THE
BRIDE WORE BLACK)
http://www.hollywoodclassics.com
Drama (107 min)
Language: French
Director: François Truffaut
Key Cast: Jeanne Moreau,Michel
Bouquet,Jean-Claude Brialy,Charles
Denner
Year of Production: 1968, Country of
Origin: France/Italy
Drama about Moreau tracking down and
killing the five men who killed her
husband on their wedding day. Truffaut’s
homage to Hitchcock includes music
score by Bernard Hermann.
HOME & GARDEN
TELEVISION (HGTV)
Home & Garden Television (HGTV),
9721 Sherrill Blvd., Knoxville, TN
37932, USA. Tel: 865.694.2700. Fax:
865.690.2253. www.hgtv.com, email:
[email protected]
Producer/distributor
At MIPTV: Kristen Jordan (SVP, Int’l
Development), Anna Alvord (Director,
Int’l Development), Hud Woodle
(Director, Int’l Development), Larry
Smith (Manager, Int’l Development)
Office: Stand #R33.03, Tel:
33.04.92.99.89.09
HGTV DESIGN STAR: NASHVILLE
Lifestyle, Home Design, Competition (8
x 60’)
Language: English
Cast: Clive Pearse, Vern Yip
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Aspiring designers converge on Music
City to compete in a gauntlet of design
challenges to win their own HGTV
series!
FIND YOUR STYLE
Lifestyle, Home Design (26 x 30’)
Language: English
Cast: Karen McAloon
Delivery Status: completed
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Year of Production: 2007-08, Country of
Origin: USA
A top designer helps struggling
homeowners discover their personal style
and achieve a finished look to their room
makeover.
ULTIMATE BEDROOMS FOR
ROMANCE
Lifestyle, Home Design (1 x 60’)
Language: English
Cast: Carter Oosterhouse and Michelle
Kelchak
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Couples share the stories behind the
romance in their enchanting sanctuaries
as a drab bedroom is transformed from
sleepy to seductive.
HS MEDIA CONSULT
HS Media Consult, Wasenstrasse 29,
72135 Dettenhausen, Germany.
Tel: 0049.7157.620008. Fax:
0049.7157.620009. www.hsmediaconsult.de, e-mail: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Heide Schramm (MD)
Office: H4.35 Media Marketplace Stand,
Tel: 0049.172.9415939, Fax: 0033.4.
9299 8597
ASTERIX & CO - ALBERT
UDERZO’S WORLD OF COMICS
www.hsmedia-consult.de
Documentary (53 min)
Language: English
Director: Jo Müller
Producer: Egmont Ehapa Publishers
Cast: Albert Uderzo, Rene Goscinny,
Gerard Depardieu
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: Germany
New Asterix film in 2008 meaning
Asterix and his friends continue their
success story, which is told in this doc.
THE GUATEMALAN HANDSHAKE
Drama (96min)
Language: English
Director: Todd Rohal
Producer: The Universal Artificial Limb Co.
Co-production partners: Brainbox
Productions
Cast: Will Oldham
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: U.S.A.
A feast for the senses , a challenge to the
brain is this hitchhiker’s guide to the
American hinterland. This film isn’t
afraid of anything.
SCHOOL TRIP INTO POACHERS’
TERRITORY
www.hsmedia-consult.de
Documentary (52 min)
Language: English
Director: Marcus Lenz, Ingo Rudloff
Producer: Ingo Rudloff
Cast: African children and park rangers
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Germany
Village Children near the Lower
Zambesi National Park in Africa, who
traditionally hate wild animals, get the
chance to experience them with a ranger
in the National Park.
THE CHILDREN MUSICIANS OF
SAN JOSÉ
www.hsmedia-consult.de
Documentary (29 min)
Language: German
Director: Etienne Boussac
Producer: fuego-film
Cast: Eduardo Villegas, Berliner
Symphoniker
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Germany
Musician Eduardo Villegas founded a
music school in his native Venezuelan
village of San José. Now 8 children
musicians got a chance to tour in
Germany.
I
ICON
ENTERTAINMENT
INTERNATIONAL
Icon Entertainment International, Solar
House, First Floor, 915 High Road,
North Finchley, London N12 8QJ UK.
Tel: 44.208.492.6300. Fax:
44.208.492.6301. www.iconmovies.net,
email: [email protected]
Film Sales, Finance & Production
Company
At MIPTV: Anthony Buckner (Senior
Sales Manager), Abby Kadell (Sales
Manager)
Acquisition Executive: Ian Dawson
(Head of Home Entertainment)
Office: Stand 18.16, Tel:
33(0)4.92.99.8136. Fax: please email:
[email protected]
THE LAST TRIMATE
Documentary
Director: Stephen Van Mil
Producer: Fork Films
Narrated by Mel Gibson, The Last
Trimate is a compelling account of the
work of Birute Mary Galdikas, who,
alongside Jane Goodall and Dian Fossey,
is one of the three formidable women to
have dedicated their lives to the great
apes of the world.
CARRIER
Documentary (10 x 60 min in High
Definition)
Director: Maro Chermayeff
Executive Prod: Mel Gibson, Bruce
Davey, Nancy Cotton, Mitchell Block,
Maro Chermayeff
Producer: Icon Productions
Icon Entertainment International are
proud to present CARRIER, a gripping
and insightful account of the daily lives
of ordinary people expected to achieve
extraordinary things in the war against
terror, aboard the USA’s largest warship.
FOYLE’S WAR
Murder Mystery (19 x 97 min)
Director: Jeremy Silbertson, Giles Foster,
David Thacker
Writer/Creator: Anthony Horowitz
Producer: Jill Green, Simon Passmore
Cast: Michael Kitchen (Proof of Life),
Edward Fox (The Day Of The Jackal),
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell
Set during World War II and starring
Michael Kitchen this gripping series is
watched by over 10 million people per
episode in the UK.
IT’S A BOY/GIRL THING
Romantic Comedy
Director: Nick Hurran
Writer: Geoff Deane
Producers: Steve Hamilton-Shaw, David
Furnish, Martin Katz
Exec Producers: Elton John, Wendy
Grean
Cast: Kevin Zegers, Samaire Armstrong,
Sharon Osbourne
From the director of LITTLE BLACK
BOOK comes a fresh spin on the high
school comedy in the vein of
AMERICAN PIE and FREAKY
FRIDAY.
ROMANCE & CIGARETTES
Musical/Black Comedy
Director: John Turturro
Writer: John Turturro
Producers: John Penotti, John Turturro
Exec Producers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen,
Jana Edelbaum, Matthew Rowland, Nick
Hill
Cast: James Gandolfini Susan Sarandon
Kate Winslet , Steve Buscemi, Bobby
Cannavale, Mandy Moore, Marie-Louise
Parker, Aida Turturro, Christopher
Walken
Status: Completed
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned,
as Nick Murder has just discovered. His
wife has uncovered his steamy affair
with the sultry seductress Tula, and the
ferocity of her anger is an eye popping
surprise.
IFM WORLD
RELEASING
IFM World Releasing, 1328 East Palmer
Avenue, Glendale, CA 91205 USA. Tel:
1.818.243.4976. Fax: 1.818.550.9728.
http://www.ifmfilm.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Antony I. Ginnane
(President), Anthony J. Lyons (VP
International)
Office: 01.02, Tel: 04.92.88.8207
MR. HELL
http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles/mrhell1.ht
m
Horror (102 min)
Language: English
Director: Rob McKinnon
Writer: ack Rhodes, David Carren
Producer: David Carren, Jolene
McMaster
Key Cast: Larry Cashion, Tracy
Scoggins, Amy Morris, Alan Martin,
Tina Cohen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
Dr. Matthews had been working on
secret biological weapons when he was
slain by the brutal psychopath Mr.
HELL. Fourteen years later, Tyler is
grown and working at the same lab
where her father met his grisly fate.
10 DEAD MEN
http://www.http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles
/10deadmen1.htm
Action (87 min)
Language: English
Director: Ross Boyask
Writer: Chris Regan
Producer: Phil Hobden
Key Cast: Brendan Carr, Terry Stone,
John Rackham
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
Ryan thought he had left past behind
him, but a blood-debt owed to an old
friend means he unwittingly crosses the
ruthless crime boss Hart the one man he
can never escape.
THE ODD ANGRY SHOT
http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles/oddangry1
.htm
Drama (92 min)
Language: English
Director: Tom Jeffrey
Writer: Tom Jeffrey & William L. Nagle
Producer: Tom Jeffrey & Sue Milliken
Key Cast: Graham Kennedy, John
Hargreaves
John Jarratt, Bryan Brown, Graeme
Blundell
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1979, Country of
Origin: Australia
Set during the Vietnam War, The Odd
Angry Shot depicts life in Australia as it
was before, during and following the
war. Times and lifestyles were much
simpler and societal roles were more
defined.
RUNNING ON EMPTY
http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles/runningem
pty1.htm
Action / Adventure (82min)
Language: English
Director: John Clark
Writer: Barry Tomblin
Producer: Pom Oliver
Key Cast: Terry Serio, Deborah Conway,
Max Cullen, Richard Moir, Penne
Hackforth-Jones, Vangelis Mourikis
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1982, Country of
Origin: Australia
Living dangerously, living fast and
winning at any cost is their obsession.
They don’t turn back, they don’t give
in.and they don’t ask for help!
SEED HUNTER
NATIONAL GRAPHIC TELEVISION
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21 EYES
http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles/21eyes1.htm
Mystery (88 min)
Language: English
Director: Lee Bonner
Writer: Lee Bonner & Sean Paul Murphy
Producer: David H. Butler
Key Cast: Fisher Stevens, Michael
Buscemi, Rebecca Mader, Nestor
Serrano & Chance Kelly
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
21 Hidden Cameras. 3 Dead Gunmen. 1
Inside Man. 6 Suspects. Can You Solve
It?
LEFT FOR DEAD
http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles/leftfordead
1.htm
Action (89 min)
Language: English
Director: Ross Boyask
Writer: Adrian Foiadelli
Producer: Phil Hobden
Key Cast: Glenn Salvage, Andy Prior,
Adam Chapman, Adrian Foiadelli, Vicky
Vilas
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: UK
After working for Kincaid for two years,
Williams tries to leave but is double
crossed and is Left For Dead. Now its
time for revenge.
MALCOLM
http://www.ifmfilm.com/titles/malcolm1.
htm
Children / Comedy (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Nadia Tass
Writer: David Parker
Producer: David Parker, Nadia Tass
Key Cast: Colin Friels, Lindy Davies,
Chris Haywood, John Hargreaves
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1986, Country of
Origin: Australia
Malcolm is a chronically shy mechanical
genius who has just been fired for
building his own tram.
IM GLOBAL
TELEVISION/ IM
GLOBAL HOME
ENTERTAINMENT
IM Global Television/ IM Global Home
Entertainment, 9242 Beverly Blvd., Ste.
201, Beverly Hills, C.A., 90210, USA.
Tel: 1.310.777.3590. Fax:
1.310.550.3896. www.imglobaltv.com,
email: [email protected]
Sales Agent/Distributor
At MIPTV: Gavin Reardon (President
IM Global Television), Mark Austin
(Director, Distribution), Catherine
Quantschnigg (Vice President, Sales and
Distribution)
Acquisition Executive: Gavin Reardon,
Catherine Quantschnigg
Office: R.28.04, Tel: 33.4.92.99.8882,
Fax: 1.323.657.5354
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY
http://paranormalactivitymovie.com/patrailer.html
Supernatural Thriller (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Oren Peli
Producer: Jason Blum (Griffin &
Phoenix) and Steven Schneider (White
Noise 2: The Light)
Key Cast: Katie Featherston (Mutation)
and Micah Sloat
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A.
This frightening supernatural
shockumentary portrays a carefree
couple who become haunted by an
unseen presence in their house.
THE PASSAGE
Drama/Thriller (96 min)
Language: English
Director: Mark Heller
Writer: Neil Jackson
Producer: Lynette Howell (Half Nelson,
Stephanie Daley), Jeremy Kipp Walker
(Half Nelson, Super Powers)
Key Cast: Stephen Dorff (Blade, World
Trade Center), Neil Jackson (Alexander),
Sarai Givaty (C.S.I.)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A.
An American man who falls in love with
a Moroccan woman realizes their
romance could cost them both their lives.
Official Selection, 2007 Toronto Film
Festival.
MY SEXIEST YEAR
Comedy/Drama (95 min)
Language: English
Director: Howard Himelstein (Power of
Attorney)
Writer: Howard Himelstein (Power of
Attorney, A Good Woman)
Producer: Paul Parmar (Before the Devil
Knows You’re Dead), Michael Cerenzie
(Deuces Wild, Before the Devil Knows
You’re Dead)
Key Cast: Academy Award nominee
Harvey Keitel (Pulp Fiction, Reservoir
Dogs, The Piano, National Treasure),
Frankie Muniz (Agent Cody Banks, The
Fairly Odd Parents), Amber Valetta
(Hitch, What Lies Beneath), Karolina
Kurkova (Seamless), Haylie Duff
(Napoleon Dynamite)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A.
An American man who falls in love with
a Moroccan woman realizes their
romance could cost them both their lives.
MY NAME IS BRUCE
Comedy/Horror (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Bruce Campbell (Xena:
Warrior Princess, V.I.P.)
Writer: Mark Verheiden (The Mask,
Timecop)
Producer: Bruce Campbell (Army of
Darkness, Lunatics: A Love Story), Mike
Richardson (Hellboy, Driftwood)
Key Cast: Bruce Campell (Spider-Man 3,
X-Files, Fargo, Dark Man), Ted Raimi
(Spider-Man 2 & 3)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A.
Cult Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is
mistaken for his character Ash from the
Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a
real monster in a small town in Oregon.
SPLINTER
http://www.thesplintermovie.com/
Thriller (96 min)
Language: English
Director: Michael D. Olmos (The Last
Winter)
Writer: Enrique Almeida, Adrian Cruz,
Michael D. Olmos (The Last Winter)
Producer: Enrique Almeida, Mark Hall
(Kate’s Addiction), Steven Macht,
Michael D. Olmos (The Last Winter)
Key Cast: Tom Sizemore (Saving Private
Ryan, Black Hawk Down) Academy
Award nominee Edward James Olmos
(Selena, Stand and Deliver) Enrique
Almeida (Bruce Almighty), Noel
Gugliemi (Last Rites, S.W.A.T.),
Resmine Atis (Cheaper by the Dozen 2)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: U.S.A.
On the mean streets of LA, two
gangsters cross the path of a confident
rookie cop partnered with a corrupt
veteran, and are caught in a brutal end
game as they discover who is creating
the violent chaos.
IMAGEWORKS
ENTERTAINMENT
INT’L
Imageworks Entertainment Int’l, 21910
Plummer St. Chatsworth, Ca. 91311.
United States of America.
Tel: 011.1.818.349.5777.
Fax: 011.1.818.349.6777.
www.imageworksentertainment.com
Producer, distributor
At MIPTV: David Shoshan (President)
Acquisition Executive: Ingrid Raines
Office: 0102, Tel: Cell:
33(0)6.86.83.4646, 33(0)4.92.88.2807
LANGUAGE OF
THE ENEMY
Drama/Family (90min)
Language: English
Director: Mitch Davis
Writer: Mitch Davis
Producer: Jim Abrams
Co-production partners: Aldric
La’Auliporter, Mitch Davis
Key Cast: Eion Bailey, F. Murray
Abraham, Linda Hardy, Tovah Feldshuh
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
An American Jew visiting Israel to bury
his father takes on a secret service job
but finds himself behind enemy lines
with a Palestinian beauty.
THE DESCENDANT
(88min)
Language: English
Director: Phillippe Spurrell
Writer: Phillippe Spurrell, Joel Miller
Producer: Phililp Spurell
Key Cast: Rob Diloreto,
LLona Garcen, Tadhg MacMahon,
Jim Reid, Rose Ryan
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
A man visits an old family home and
discovers horrifying secrets that rattles
the entire town.
BLACK CLOUD
Drama (97min)
Language: English
Director: Rick Shroder
Writer: Rick Shroder
Producer: Karen Beninati
Key Cast: Eddie Spears, Russell Means,
Julia Jones, Tim McGraw, Rick Schroder
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: USA
A Native American boxer fights for a
spot on the US Olympic team while
struggling to come to terms with his
heritage.
THE THIRD NAIL.
www.thethirdnail.com
Crime/Drama (88min)
Language: English
Director: Kevin Lewis
Writer: Huntley Ritter and Kevin Lewis
Producer: Jonathan Bross
Key Cast: Huntley Ritter, Krista Allen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A young man is set free after DNA
evidence proves that he didn’t kill two
kids. But when a prison gang is
implicated in his own daughter’s murder,
he struggles with revenge and
redemption.
GUARDING EDDY
Drama (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Scott McKinsey
Writer: Paul Davidson
Producer: Paul Davidson
Key Cast: Brian Presley, Kiko Ellsworth,
Anna Maria Horsford, Lee Garlington
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: USA
A developmentally handicapped young
man comes to L.A. to pursue his dream
of playing professional basketball for the
Clippers.
TRUCE
Western/Drama (95min)
Language: English
Director: Mathew Marconi
Writer: Mathew Marconi
Producer: Keri Bruno
Co-production partners: Mathew
Marconi
Key Cast: Buck Taylor, Samantha Droke,
Micheala Lange
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: USA
Set in the backdrop of the west, a man
struggles to hold on to his ranch and
raise a granddaughter he never knew.
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IMAGINA
INTERNATIONAL
SALES
Imagina International Sales, Calle
Génova 21,7º, 28004 Madrid, Spain.
Tel: 34.91.308.2260. Fax:
34.91.310.0959. www.imaginasales.tv,
email: [email protected]
Company Type: Sales Agent
At MIPTV: Jose Huertas (CEO),
Geraldine Gonard (Sales Director), Laura
Miñarro (Sales Manager), Javier Mendez
(Head of New Media), Barbora
Susterova (Sales Executive), Lorena
Molloy (Marketing Manager)
Office: R. 32.31, Tel: 33.0.4.92.99.8803
LEX
Dramedy (9 x 45 min)
Language: Spanish, English subtitled
Director: Daniel Ecija, Jose Ramon
Ayerra, Nuria Bueno
Producer: Globomedia
Key Cast: Javier Camara, Santi Millan,
Nataly Pozas, Kira Miro
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
LEX is an innovative comedy about the
everyday life of an ambitious and
brilliant lawyer’s team.
A DROP IN THE OCEAN (GOTAS
DE VIDA)
Documentary (4 x 45 min – 1 x 90’)
Language: Spanish, English subtitled
Director: Fatima Ovejero
Producer: Mediapro
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
Documentary series that uncovers the
stories of 20 people from different
cultures, religions and circumstances.
THE MAN WHO UNFOLDED A
THOUSAND HEARTS (EL
HOMBRE QUE DESPLEGO MIL
CORAZONES)
Documentary (1 x 52’)
Language: Spanish, English subtitled
Director: Dani Resines
Producer: MEDIA 3.14
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
A family doctor in Spain toiled alone
during 20 years until he discovered the
structure of the human heart.
SKETCHES STRIP (LA TIRA)
Sketches
Language: Spanish
Producer: Globomedia
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
Sketches TV program made by four
different comic stories, each of them
located in a different place, which reflect
daily situations and people.
THE MIRROR (EL ESPEJO)
Drama (1 x 79’)
Language: Spanish, English subtitled
Director: Alex Sampayo
Producer: Oberon Cinematografica
Key Cast: Pedro Alonso, Leticia Dolera,
Nuria Prims
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Spain
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
What would happen if mirrors keep
everything the have ever seen reflected
on the inside?
IMAGINATION
WORLDWIDE, LLC
Imagination Worldwide, LLC, 9107
Wilshire Blvd., Suite 625, Beverly Hills,
CA 90210 USA. Tel: 310.888.3494. Fax:
310.859.7173. www.imagination-llc.com
At MIPTV: Pierre David (Chairman &
CEO), Tom Berry (Co-Chairman),
Lawrence Goebel (President)
Office: IFTA STAND No. 01.02, Tel:
04.92.88.8207
ZALMAN KING’S BODY
LANGUAGE
http://www.imagination-llc.com
Erotic Drama (13X30)
Language: English
Director: Zalman King
Writer: Beth Matenko
Producer: Tom Berry, David Saunders,
Pierre David, Max Delouise, Neil
Bregman
Key Cast: Jessica Rimmer
Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Adventures in the world of exotic
dancing…a daring new series by the
master of the Zalman King.
DIM SUM FUNERAL
http://www.imagination-llc.com
Family Drama / Comedy (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Anna Chi
Producer: Tom Bery
Key Cast: Kelly Hu, Bai Ling, Steph
Song, Russell Wong and Talia Shire
Pre_ProductionPre-Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
After discovering that their inheritance
depends on providing a traditional
Chinese funeral, the various members of
Mrs. Lu’s family are pitted against each
other in a comedic and moving tale of
siblings at war.
DEAD AT 17
http://www.imagination-llc.com
Thriller (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Douglas Jackson
Producer: Pierre David, Louis A.
Massicotte
Key Cast: Barbara Niven, Linden Ashby,
Catherine Mary Stewart, Danielle Kind,
Cynthia Preston, John Bregar and Ashley
Jones
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
When Alyssa finds out that her son Jason
has killed himself, she’s stunned.
Deciding to launch her own investigation
she slowly begins to unravel the truth—a
truth that no one else wants exposed…
A TEACHER’S CRIME
http://www.imagination-llc.com
Thriller (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Rob Malenfant
Producer: Pierre David, Tom Berry
Key Cast: Ashley Jones, Chris Mulkey
and Eric Knudsen
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Carrie is an attractive high school
teacher who can attest that teaching is no
easy task. And it’s about to get more
complicated than she ever imagined
when she becomes close to one of her
male students and blackmailed by his
shady uncle.
THE VANGUARD
http://www.vanguardmovie.com
Action/horror (91 min)
Language: English
Director: Matthew Hope
Producer: Matthew Hope
Key Cast: Ray Bullock Jnr, Shiv Grewal,
Emma Choy and Steve Weston
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
In the war between the army and the
mutants, only one man can determine the
outcome.
INTRAMOVIES
Intramovies, Via E. Manfredi 15, Rome
00197 Italy. Tel: 39.06.807.61.57. Fax:
39.06.807.61.56.
http://www.intramovies.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Micaela Fusco (VPInternational Sales), Federica Mei
(Director of TV Sales), Marco Valerio
Fusco (Sales Coordinator)
Office: R.3617, Tel: 33.04.92.99.88.37
CARDIOFITNESS
Romantic Comedy (82 min)
Language: Italian w/ English Subtitles
Director: Fabio Tagliavia
Writer: Barbara Frandino, Lucia Moisio,
Marco Ponti
Co-Production Partners: Rai Cinema Palomar
Key Cast: Nicoletta Romanoff, Federico
Costantini
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
An irrepressible passion blossoms
between 27 year-old aspiring Writer:
Stefania, and Stefano, a 15 year-old high
school student.
BIUTIFUL CAUNTRY
Documentary (72 min)
Language: Italian W/English Subtitles
Director: Esmeralda Calabria, Andrea
D’Ambrosio, Peppe Ruggiero
Producer: Lumiere
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
The waste scandal which has been
poisoning one of the most beautiful and
famous corners of Italy continues to
make headlines in world news. But the
problem of waste still remains: a
threatening disaster to mankind.
ANITA A LIFE FOR GARIBALDI
(ANITA)
Drama – Adventure (90 min)
Language: Italian W/ English Subtitles
Director: Aurelio Grimaldi
Writer: Roberto Leoni e Aurelio
Grimaldi
Producer: ISVEMA
Key Cast: Maurizio Aiello, Milena
Toscano, Ignazio Oliva,Nicola Siri
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy - Brazil
Brazil 1839. Anita, is a bubbly and
passionate 18-year girl, who dreams to
leave the small town where she lives.
THE JOURNEY OF JESUS (IL
VIAGGIO DI GESU)
Documentary (85 min)
Language: Italian w/ English Subtitles
Director: Sergio Basso
Producer: Rai Cinema - Fidia Film
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
Today, the places where he preached are
the theatre of war, incomprehension,
hostility and narrow-mindedness.
REBECCA (REBECCA THE FIRST
WIFE)
Thriller (2 x 100 min)
Language: Italian w/ English Subtitles
Director: Riccardo Milani
Producer: Titanus - Rai
Key Cast: Cristiana Capotondi - Alessio
Boni
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
Remake of Hitchock’s masterpiece
“REBECCA” is a TV movie in two
episodes of 90 min.
ISTITUTO LUCE
Istituto Luce, Via Tuscolana 1055, 00173
Rome, Italy. Tel: 39.06.7299.2213. Fax:
39.06.722.2493. www.luce.it, email
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Cristina Cassano (Istituto
Luce International Sales), Mobile
39.320.7678693
Office: Italian Pavillon Anica/ICE at
Riviera 36.17
ORME ROSSE – FERRARI
Documentary (55’)
Versions Available: Italian, Italian with
English subtitles
Directed by Rubino Rubini
Production: Istituto Luce and Ferrari
The documentary describes how Ferrari
brand has become a modern “myth”
thanks to its worldwide distribution.
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RELEASING INTERNATIONAL INC.
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LAMBRETTA
Documentary (53’)
Versions Available: Italian, Italian with
English subtitles
Directed by Enrico Settimi
Production: Istituto Luce, Fox
International Channels Italy, Storyfinders
and Suttvuess
The rise and fall of an Italian dream
FOREVER VESPA
Documentary (52’)
Versions available: Italian and Italian
with English subtitles, Italian with
French subtitles
Directed by Pippo Cappellano and
Marina Cappabianca
Produced by Capmar Studios, Istituto
Luce and RAI Educational
Vespa is still a cult object worldwide
even for the younger generations, a
vehicle capable of changing its look
while keeping its own familiar design.
AUSCHWITZ 2006
Documentary (55’)
Versions Available: Italian, Italian with
English subtitles
Directed by Saverio Costanzo
Produced by Mario Gianani – An Istituto
Luce and Offside Production
The mayor of Rome, the Hebraic
Community of Rome, in collaboration
with the Associazione Nazionale ex
Deportati (ANED) organized also in
2006 a journey/study to the death camp
Auschwitz/Birkenau for about 250
students from the Roman schools.
CNA - ITINERANT DIGITAL
CINEMA IN AFRICA
Current affairs (48’)
Versions Available: Italian/French,
Italian/French with English subtitles
Directed by Francesco Ruggeri
Production: Donalda
The documentary describes the activity
of CNA volunteers, an association
operating in Benin and other countries of
the same area, in support of childhood
through amusement.
HERCULANEUM
History- Archaeology (52’)
Versions Available: Italian, Italian with
English subtitles
Directed by Marcellino de Baggis
Production: Onionskin
This film tells the story of the
excavations at Herculaneum, following
Amedeo Maiuri, the archaeologist who
in little more than 30 years brought to
light the Roman city, which had been
destroyed along with Pompeii by the
eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79.
NAZIS IN ROME
Documentary (55’)
Versions Available: Italian, Italian with
English subtitles
Directed by Mary Mirka Milo
Production Istituto Luce and Light
History
8 September 1943: the radio transmitted
the news of the armistice with the allied
forces. Two days later Rome was
occupied by Nazi troops.
HISTORY OF THE CATHOLIC
CHURCH
Documentary (20eps x25’) or(10epsx50’)
Directed by: Luca De Mata, Mauro De
Gioia, Francesco Muraglia
Supervision by H.E. Msgr. Mauro
Piacenza
A documentary in several episodes on
the history of the Catholic Church,
told by today’s leaders in settings that
have witnessed 2000 years of catholic
history.
THE HISTORY OF FASCISM
Documentary (8 chapters x 54’)
Versions available: Italian and English
Directed by Folco Quilici
L’ABBUFFATA
Comedy (100’)
Versions Available: Italian, Italian with
English subtitles, Italian with French
subtitles
Directed by Mimmo Calopresti –
(“Volevo solo vivere” / “I only wanted to
live” – Cannes Film Festival 2006 –
International Competition / “La seconda
volta” / “The second time” Cannes Film
Festival 1995 – International
Competition)
Year of Production: 2007
Diamante, a small town in Calabria,
southern Italy. Hardly an exciting place.
Gabriele, Marco and Nicola are three
youngsters, who would like to shoot a
movie.
J
JANSON MEDIA
Janson Media, 88 Semmens Road,
Harrington Park, NJ 07640 USA. Tel:
1.201.784.8488. Fax: 1.201.784.3993.
www.janson.com, email:
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Stephen Janson (President),
Zara Janson (Vice President), Lynne
Warshavsky (Manager, Contracts &
Administration, Int’l Sales), Betsy Van
Ost (Director, Video/DVD), James Lyle
(Consultant)
SECRET WORLD OF WELLNESS
Health (3 x 50’)
Producer: Langbein & Skalnik Media
Language: English, German
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Austria/Germany
The dream of eternal beauty. The desire
to defy death. This 3-hour series brings
the magic of some of the world’s most
advanced early cultures back to life:
China, Rome and India.
AMERICA’S TEAM: BEING A U.S.
AIR FORCE THUNDERBIRD
Adventure (1 x 60’)
Language: English
Producer: Paul Federick Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Their awe-inspiring demonstrations are
seen by millions of people all over the
world. Few however get to witness what
it takes behind the scenes to safely
execute their dazzling air show.
TRAVEL WITH KIDS
Health (26 x 30’)
Language: English
Producer: Equator Creative Media
Year of Production: 2007, 2008, Country
of Origin: USA
An entertaining yet practical travel
adventure program featuring two real life
kid brothers and their parents traveling to
well known, and off the tourist track
destinations.
GREAT DECISIONS
Current Affairs (8 x 30’)
Language: English
Producer: Foreign Policy Association
Year of Production: 2007 ongoing,
Country of Origin: USA
Now in its 22nd season in the U.S., the
Great Decisions television series is the
longest running television program
devoted solely to international affairs
and foreign policy.
JINGA FILMS LTD
Jinga Films Ltd, 22 Carnaby Street,
London W1F 7DB United Kingdom. Tel:
44.20.7287.00.50. Fax: 44.20.7494.9492.
http://www.jingafilms.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Rosana Coutinho (Sales &
Acquisition)
Office: H 435, Tel: 33.4.9299.8596. Fax:
33.4.9299.8597
EXODUS
http://www.jingafilms.com
Sci-Fi Thriller (100 min)
Language: English
Director: Penny Woolcock
Writer: Penny Woolcock
Producer: Artangel, Co-Production
Partners: Channel 4
Key Cast: Bernard Hill
Chare-Hope Ashitey
Danil Percival
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 5.6m
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
In this nightmare vision of the future,
neo-fascist politician (Bernard Hill)
clears the streets of immigrants confining
them in a ghetto called Dreamland.
JETSAM
http://www.jingafilms.com
Thriller (84 min)
Language: English
Director: Simon Welsford
Writer: Simon Welsford
Producer: Sonny DeVille
Key Cast: Alex Reid, Shauna
Macdonald, Jamie Draven, Cal
Macaninch and Adam Shaw
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 1.0m
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
A woman is washed onto a desolate
beach, as she tries to piece her memory
together she finds her answers in an
unrelenting world of spies betrayal and
obsession.
SUMMER SCARS
http://www.jingafilms.com
Coming-Of-Age Thriller (75’)
Language: English
Director: Julian Richards
Writer: Al Wilson
Producer: Sabina Sattar
Key Cast: Kevin Howarth, Ciaran Joyce,
Amy Harvey
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 1.0m
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
In this dark coming-of-age thriller six
fourteen year old kids play truant in the
woods where they are befriended by a
drifter whose behaviour becomes
increasingly suspect.
K
KELLER
ENTERTAINMENT
GROUP
Keller Entertainment Group, 1093
Broxton Avenue, Suite 246, Los Angeles,
CA 90024 USA. Tel: 1.310.443.2226.
Fax: 1.310.443.2226,
www.kellerentertainmentgroup.com
At MIPTV: Max Keller (CEO),
Micheline Keller (President)
Office:
1362: THE KENSINGTON ENIGMA
www.kellerentertainmentgroup.com
Documentary (87 min)
Language: English
Director: Edwin Larson
Writer: Edwin Larson
Co-Production Partners: Nicholas Geist
Producer: Edwin Larson. Nicholas Geist
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
Long before Columbus set sail,
Norsemen established settementsin North
America. This controversial
documentary provides undisputable hard
evidence of these voyagers.
EYE FOR AN EYE
kellerentertainment.com
Reality Based, Comedy (157x 30 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Atlas World
Wide
Producer: Scott Kirkpatrick
Key Cast: Judge “Extreme” Akim
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Reality. Judge Akim never awards his
litigants money, instead he offers pay
back of monumental proportions.
THE WOODPECKER WALTZ
http://www.kellerentertainmentgroup.co
m
Drama
Language: English
Writer: Dan Leonetti
Producer: Max Keller / Micheline Keller
Delivery Status: In Development
Country of Origin: USA
In modern times, a writer, Robert Perske,
investigates a brutal rape and ax murder
of a young girl in Colorado in 1936. He
visits a very old prison guard, Roy
Montgomery, who has a treasure chest of
information on the case. Roy in
flashback, recalls the story.
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KEYSTONE
ENTERTAINMENT
Keystone Entertainment, 3RD Floor,
2339 Columbia St Vancouver, B.C. V5Y
3Y3 Canada. Tel: 1.604.873.9739. Fax:
1.604.873.5919. www.keypics.com,
email: [email protected]
Producer, Distributor
At MIPTV: Nolan Pielak (VP Worldwide
Sales)
Acquisition Executive: Nolan Pielak (VP
Worldwide Sales)
Office: IFTA Booth, Tel: 1.778.829.8424
ANNIE THE MAGICAL NANNIE
www.keypics.com
Family (90min)
Language: English
Director: Anna McRoberts
Writer: Anna McRoberts
Co-production partners: Keystone
Entertainment, Western Post Productions
Delivery Status: Preproduction
Budget: USD $5 Mill
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
The creators of Disney’s Air Buddies
presents the all new enchanting story of
Annie, the adorable chimpanzee assistant
from Papa the Magician’s magic show,
who by a twist of fate mistakenly ends
up on the Governor’s doorstep just as his
mischievous children have driven their
last nanny out of town.
KINOWELT
INTERNATIONAL
GMBH
Kinowelt International GmbH, KarlTauchnitz-Str. 10, Leipzig 04107
Germany. Tel: 0049.341.355.960.
Fax: 0049.341.355.96.419.
http://www.kinowelt-international.de,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Stelios Ziannis (Head of
World Sales and Acquisitions), Dr.
Rainer Koelmel (Buyer), Dr. Michael
Koelmel (Buyer), Barbara Knabe
(Director TV Sales GSE), Anne Kerstan
(Assistant World Sales, Business Affairs)
Office: Palais des Festivals, German
Films Umbrella Stand, 01.15 - Basement
Stand, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.82.02.
Fax: 33(0)4.92.99.86.08
REVERSE SHOT - REBELLION OF
THE FILMMAKERS
(GEGENSCHUSS - AUFBRUCH DER
FILMEMACHER)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Documentary (118 min)
Language: German
Director: Dominik Wessely, Laurens
Straub
Writer: Dominik Wessely, Laurens
Straub, Rainer Koelmel
Co-Production Partners: Filmverlag der
Autoren, BR/arte, WDR
Producer: Rainer Koelmel
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 1.000.000
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Germany
A documentary motion picture that tells
the story of the exceptional author
collective known as Filmverlag der
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Autoren. With interviews from Wim
Wenders, Hark Bohm, Rainer Werner
Fassbinder and others.
G8 - FENCED OFF (DER ZAUN)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Documentary (70 min)
Language: German
Director: Andreas Horn, Armin
Marewski
Writer: Andreas Horn, Armin Marewski
Co-Production Partners: ZDF, 3sat
Producer: Rainer Koelmel
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 500.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
“G8-Fenced off” addresses last year’s G8
summit and the state of democracy in the
zone along the 13-kilometer-long fence
at Heiligendamm.
TWO MOTHERS - THE SEARCH
BEGAN IN RIGA (MEINE
MUETTER - SPURENSUCHE IN
RIGA)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Documentary (87 min)
Language: German
Director: Rosa von Praunheim
Writer: Rosa von Praunheim
Co-Production Partners: RBB, HR
Rundfunk
Producer: Rosa von Praunheim
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 500.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
An emotional documentary by Rosa von
Praunheim who decides to search for his
true mother in Riga, after 63 years.
HEAD UNDER WATER
(FREISCHWIMMER)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Thriller (110 min)
Language: German
Director: Andreas Kleinert
Writer: Thomas Wendrich
Co-Production Partners: WDR
Producer: Kathrin Bullemer
Key Cast: Frederick Lau, August Diehl,
Fritzi Haberlandt, Alice Dwyer, Dagmar
Manzel, Devid Striesow, Traute Hoess,
Juergen Tarrach
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 3.000.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
An absorbing thriller by Andreas
Kleinert about two outsiders who come
together to make the unbelievable
become reality.
THE VISIBLE AND THE INVISIBLE
(DAS SICHTBARE UND DAS
UNSICHTBARE)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Drama (118 min)
Language: German
Director: Rudolf Thome
Writer: Rudolf Thome
Producer: Moana-Film GmbH
Key Cast: Hannelore Elsner, Guntram
Brattia, Anna Kubin, Hansa Czypionka
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 2.000.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
A film by Rudolf Thome about two
painters and their chaotic life involving
money, alcohol and forbidden love
affairs.
20 CIGARETTES
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Action Drama (90 min)
Language: Russian
Director: Alexander Gornovsky
Writer: Dmitry Sobolev
Producer: Irina Smolko
Key Cast: Ilya Lubimov, Oskar Kuchera,
Galina Tyunina, Maxim Sukhanov
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 2.000.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Russia
Andey, a Moscow yuppie, smokes out an
entire pack of cigarettes. With each
cigarette the storm of events and
conflicts Andrey is involved in becomes
more and more violent.
THE ONLY ONE (VIDANGE
PERDUE)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Dramedy (88 min)
Language: Dutch
Director: Geoffrey Enthoven
Writer: Jaques Boon, Geoffrey Enthoven
Producer: Mariano Vanhoof
Key Cast: Nand Buyl, Viviane de
Muynck, Marijke Pinoy, Leo Achten,
Misée Wyns
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 2.000.000
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Belgium
“The Only One” is a Belgian expression
which is best translated as “empties are
not refunded”. This movie is the story of
an old man who can’t accept that he is
growing older and who revolts against
the absurdity of life.
SHOESLAPPING IN AFRICA
(PLATTLN IN UMTATA)
http://www.kinowelt-international.de
Documentary (93 min)
Language: German
Director: Peter Heller
Writer: Peter Heller
Co-Production Partners: BR, WDR,
Goethe Institute Johannesburg
Producer: Peter Heller
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 500.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany, South Africa
The documentary follows the Biermoesl
Blosn, a Bavarian folklore band, to
Africa.
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Shayla Stonefeather a Native American
attorney prosecuting a Lakota teen in a
controversial murder trial. After the teen
is killed, she hears ghostly voices and
sees strange visions.
BERKELEY
http://www.berkeley.com
Drama (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Bobby Roth
Writer: Bobby Roth
Producer: Bobby Roth, jefrey White
Key Cast: Henry Winkler, Nick Roth,
Laura Jordan, Sarah Carter
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Berkeley is the story of Ben Sweet (Nick
Roth), an eighteen year old boy who
comes to UC Berkeley in 1968 to study
accounting and to avoid the draft.
WORK AND THE FLORY TRILOGY
Romance/Drama (110 min)
Language: English
Director: Russell Holt
Writer: Russell Holt, Gerald N Lund
Producer: Scott Swofford
Key Cast: Sam Hennings, Brenda
Strong, Eric Johnson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, 2005, 2006,
Country of Origin: USA
The Work and the Glory follow the
history of the fictional Steed family as
they relocate from up state New York to
Missouri being persecuted for their
beliefs.
THE FALLEN
Action/Drama/War (112 min)
Language: English, w/German & Italian
subtitles
Director: Ari Taub
Writer: Nick Day, Calio Ribeiro
Co-Production Partners: Donny Epstein,
Yeeshai Gross, Elie Landau
Producer: Curtis Mattikow
Key Cast: Daniel Asher, Matthew Black,
Nathan Crooker, Frank Licari
Delivery Status: Completed
KOAN
Koan, P.O. Box 982557, Park City, UT
84098 USA. Tel: 435.645.7244. Fax:
435.645.8644. http://www.koaninc.com,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Gil Aglaure (President),
Tamara Bell (Vice President), Devin
Carter (Director of sales), Paul Madsen
(Acquisition)
Office: 25.06, Tel: 04.9299.8263
IMPRINT
http://www.imprintmovie.com
Thriller (85 min)
Language: English
Director: Michael Linn
Writer: Keith Davenport, Michael Linn
Co-Production Partners: Toby Brusseau,
Keith Davenport, Lary T Pourier
Producer: Chris Eyre, Carolyn Linn
Key Cast: Tonantzin Carmelo, Carla-Rae
Holland, Michael Spears
INFECTED
RHI ENTERTAINMENT
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M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: USA/Germany/Italy
The Fallen is a three sided story about
German, Italian, and American soldiers,
set in northern Italy during the final
weeks of the World War II.
LOOKING FOR ANGELINA
http://www.lookingforangelina.com
Drama (85 min)
Language: English/Italian
Director: Sergio Navarretta
Writer: Frank Canino, Alessandra
Piccione
Producer: Sergio Navarretta, Alessandra
Piccione
Key Cast: Lina Giornofelice, Alvaro
D’Antonio, Leslie Carlson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: USA/ Canada
Looking for Angelina is based on one of
the most important murder trials in
Canada. Angelina Napolitano murdered
her husband with an axe and was
sentenced to be executed.
L
LAKESHORE
ENTERTAINMENT
Lakeshore Entertainment, 9268 W Third
St., Beverly Hills, CA 90210 USA.
Tel: 310.867.8000. Fax: 310.300.3015.
http://www.lakeshoreentertainment.com,
email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Elisabeth Costa de
Beauregard Rose (Senior Vice
President), Jonathan Deckter (Senior
Vice President)
Office: 07.08-09.07, Tel: 04.92.99.83.01
CARMEN ELECTRA’S AEROBIC
STRIPTEASE SERIES: VEGAS
STRIP AND IN THE BEDROOM
http://aerobicstriptease.com/
Fitness/Special Interest (30 & 75 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Hosted by Carmen Electra
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Strip your way into fitness! Get strong
and feel sexy with the wildly popular
and sensual workout sensation that
combines fat-burning exercises with the
hottest moves from exotic dance.
AMAZING GRACE
Drama (111 min)
Language: English
Director: Michael Apted
Writer: Steven Knight
Producer: Edward Pressman, Terrence
Malick, Patricia Heaton, David Hunt,
Ken Wales
Key Cast: Ioan Gruffudd, Romola Garai,
Ciarin Hinds, Rufus Sewell, Youssou
N’Dour with Michael Gambon and
Albert Finney
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
In the late 18th Century, a young British
politician’s life is changed forever after a
chance meeting with an ex-slave
convinces him to launch a nationwide
movement to abolish slavery.
WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC I-V
Magic (120 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Hosted by John Ritter with
World Class Magicians
Delivery Status: Completed
Be prepared to be astounded as the
world’s greatest magicians gather and
create a magic show that will amaze and
excite all audiences. 18 magicians from
around the world perform their best on
stage.
SHORT STORY CINEMA
Short Film Series 58 x (30 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Brad Pitt, Tobey Maguire,
Uma Thurman
Delivery Status: Completed
Short Story Cinema bravely takes the art
of the short story and raises it to new
cinematic heights.
AUTUMN IN NEW YORK
Drama (103 min)
Language: English
Director: Joan Chen
Writer: Allison Burnett
Producer: Tom Rosenberg, Gary
Lucchesi, Amy Robinson
Key Cast: Richard Gere, Winona Ryder,
Anthony LaPaglia
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2000, Country of
Origin: USA
When a wealthy NYC playboy meets a
beautiful art student, he’s drawn into a
passionate affair. When he tries to end it,
he discovers her dark secret – she is
dying of a terminal illness.
Delivery Status: Preproduction
Budget: 260.000 $
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
Vinylmania is a trip into the passion for
records. A psychedelic documentary
about the search for an identity, one
more cry against the “fast-food” MP3
music.
TALES AND LEGENDS FROM THE
MOUNTAINS
Docu-fiction (10x6’00)
Language: french, italian, german,
slovenian
Director: different per each country
Producer: Muriel BARRA
Delivery Status: In Development
Budget: 950.000 $
Year of Production: 2008-2009, Country
of Origin: France
A travel trough tales and legends from
the Alps. A cultural collection inspired
by different directors from each country.
LOST SOLDIERS
Documentary (1x52’00)
Language: french, german, english
Director: Sylvain BRAUN
Writer: Nicolas BIDEAU
Producer: Muriel BARRA
Delivery Status: In Development
Budget: 450.000 $
Year of Production: 2008-2009, Country
of Origin: France
While following the road of a woman
who tried to understand who was his
father, this documentary tells the history
of colonial wars seen by soldiers from all
sides.
LATO SENSU Productions, 5 rue des
nouvelles écoles 69290 Grézieu la
Varenne - 4 rue des Capucines 05000
Gap. Tel: 33.478.446.235. Fax:
33.478.446.235. www.latosensu.tv, email:
[email protected]
Producer
At MIPTV: Muriel BARRA (producer)
Office: Région PACA, Tel:
33.663.939.759
CHANGEMAKERS, ACT FOR THE
PLANET
Documentary series (10x52’00)
Language: english, french
Director: Sylvain BRAUN
Writer: Sylvain BRAUN
Producer: Muriel BARRA
Co-production partners: Vic Pelletier
Productions (Québec)
Delivery Status: Preproduction
Budget: 2.300.000 $
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France-Canada
A world tour with the women and men
who change the world – in a sustainable
way. Far from the catastrophe theories,
the aim of this series is to show a
realistic and optimistic way for living in
a better world.
VINYLMANIA
Documentary (1x52’00)
Language: italian, french, english
Director: Paolo Campana
Writer: Paolo Campana
Producer: Muriel BARRA
Co-production partners: Stefilm (Italy)
Lifesize Entertainment, 194 Elmwood
Dr., Suite 2, Parsippany, NJ 07054 USA.
Tel: 1.973.884.4884. Fax:
1.973.428.9550.
http://www.lifesizeentertainment.com,
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Bruce Frigeri (President),
Marc Hughes (Sales & Acquisitions
Manager)
Office: 06.27
FEAR HOUSE
http://www.myspace.com/fearhouse
Horror (85’)
Language: English
Director: Mike Morris
Writer: Mike Morris
Co-Production Partners: Lifesize
Entertainment
Producer: Jim McNally, Bruce Frigeri
Key Cast: Aleece Jones, Matthew Stiller,
Olivia Price, Matthew Montgomery,
Merdith Barnett, Kiersten Hall
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Friends and family pursue an estranged
Writer: to an isolated house only to find
that, once they’ve entered, their own
fears will kill them if they try to leave.
SLIPPERY SLOPE
http://www.slipperyslopethemovie.com
Comedy (80’)
Language: English
Director: Sarah Schenck
Writer: Sarah Schenck
Producer: Lynn Appelle, John Finley
LATO SENSU
PRODUCTIONS
LIFESIZE
ENTERTAINMENT
Key Cast: Kelly Hutchinson, Jim TrueFrost, Wes Ramsey, Leslie Lyles, Laila
Robins
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A sexy comedy about an uptight young
feminist filmmaker who secretly takes a
job directing adult films to raise funds
for her documentary.
MONSTER CAMP
http://www.monstercampthemovie.com
Documentary (81’)
Language: English
Director: Cullen Hoback
Producer: Aaron Kirk Douglas
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Slay Normalcy, Save the World.
Welcome to Monster Camp, the true
story about a world where people
transform into creatures, heroes, and
monsters to escape their daily lives.
MILLIONS (A LOTTERY STORY)
http://www.lanterneye.com/millions/inde
x.html
Documentary (100’)
Language: English
Director: Paul LeBlanc
Producer: Jordan Katon
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
Follows the lives of six different big
money winners to enable audiences to
see in detail just how dramatically lifechanging the experience can be for the
average person.
LIGHTWORKS
PROGRAM
DISTRIBUTION
Lightworks Program Distribution
incorporating Sandra Carter Global, 2
Rector Street, 18th floor, New York, NY
10006 USA. Tel: 212.485.8500. Fax:
212.485.8521.
www.lightworksdistribution.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: David Dreilinger (President
and CEO Lightworks Enterprises, Inc.),
John Cuddihy (President and Managing
Director), Sandra Carter (Executive Vice
President New Business Development),
Barbara Ann Toffolo (Marketing
Director), Daniella Kilim (Director of
Sales – Europe), Jamie Gao (Director of
Sales - Asia)
Office: R29.17
FLORENCE
NIGHTINGALE
Docudrama/HD (1 x 60’)
Prepare to be moved by an international
heroine you only thought you knew.
AIRSHOW EXTREME
Entertainment/HD (1 x 60’)
Airshow is an hour long program shot in HD
featuring heart pounding, death-defying
aerobatics that highlight all types of air show
aircraft – many rarely seen in such detail.
RADIO PIRATES
Documentary/HD (1 x 60’)
This documentary of rock-n-roll history
highlights “Swinging Radio England”
one of the original offshore pirate radio
stations in the UK during the mid 60’s.
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RED CARPET REPORTER
Entertainment (Episode 52 x 30’ Vignette: 152 x 80”)
Celebrity gossip, Star fashion,
Hollywood updates, glamour…The
show’s several sections cover every
exciting red carpet detail: Star Glitter:
Diamonds are a star’s best friend.
HOLLYWOOD REPORTER
(Episode Weekly x 30’, Vignette:
152 x 80”)
Become an entertainment insider with
these informative vignettes, straight from
The Hollywood Reporter. See interviews
with the top stars, go on the sets of new
blockbuster films, and walk the red
carpets at all of the gala premieres.
M
MAINLINE
RELEASING/LIGHTN
ING
ENTERTAINMENT
Mainline Releasing/Lightning
Entertainment, 301 Arizona Avenue,
Suite 400, Santa Monica, CA 90401
USA. Tel: 1.310.255.7999. Fax:
1.310.255.7298. http://www.lightningent.com, email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Mathilde Aupetit (Director,
International Sales), Sonia Mehandjiyska
(Director, International Sales), Marc
Greenberg (President), Ken Boenish
(President)
Office: R30.31, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8847,
Mathilde Aupetit cell: 310.266.9987
DIARY OF A SERIAL KILLER
Horror
Language: English
Director: Andy Hurst
Producer: Ralph Portillo, Jamie Elliott
Key Cast: Chloe Snyder, Mark Hengst,
Andreas Beckett
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Tormented by the serial killer who took
her Mother’s life, Journalist Laura
Nelson investigates the only clue he ever
leaves behind at his crime scenes; his
diary pages.
KEMPER, THE CO-ED KILLER
Horror
Language: English
Director: Rick Bitzelberger
Writer: Jack Perez
Producer: Jamie Elliott
Key Cast: Robert Sichko, Christopher
Stapleton Patricia Place
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
An ordinary man leading a routine life,
no one is more surprised by the fact that
Ed Kemper is responsible for the
gruesome murders than his friend
Detective Tom Harris.
HAUNTED ECHOES
Thriller (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Harry Bromley-Davenport
Writer: Rachel Calendar
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Producer: Mike Snyder
Key Cast: Sean Young, David Starzyk,
M. Emmet Walsh, Felix Williamson,
Barbara Bain, Julier Landau
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Suffering the loss of their child at the
hands of a killer devastates Guy and
Laura Dykstra. To start a new life, the
couple moves into a home in desperate
need of repair, hoping the project will
help them heal.
ANAMORPH
Thriller (103 min)
Language: English
Director: H. S. Miller
Writer: H. S. Miller, Tom Phelan
Producer: Marissa McMahon
Key Cast: Willem Dafoe, Scott
Speedman, Peter Stormare, Clea Duvall
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Detective Stan Aubray is brought back
into investigative work to solve a series
of murders similar in style to those of a
serial killer he thought he put away 5
years earlier.
BLACK IRISH
Drama (95 min)
Language: English
Director: Brad Gann
Writer: Brad Gann
Producer: J. Todd Harris
Key Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Michael
Anganaro, Tom Guiry, Melissa Leo,
Emily VanCamp, Michale Rispoli
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Sixteen-year-old Cole McKay’s struggle
for independence is put to the test as his
South Boston Irish-Catholic family
implodes around him.
COUGAR CLUB
Comedy (93 min)
Language: English
Director: Christopher Duddy
Writer: Christopher Duddy, Glen W.
Garland
Producer: Glen W. Garland, Christopher
Duddy
Key Cast: Joe Mantegna, Faye Dunaway,
Loretta Devine, Warren Cole
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
When Spence and Hogan graduate from
college, life looks bleak. As luck would
have it, the guys are presented with an
unusual opportunity to start a club for
young men devoted to pleasuring sexy,
older women, known as “Cougars”.
MARVISTA
ENTERTAINMENT
MarVista Entertainment, 12519 Venice
Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066 USA.
Tel: 310.737.0950. Fax: 310.737.9115.
www.marvista.net, E-Mail:
[email protected]
Producer and Distributor
At MIPTV: Fernando Szew (CEO),
Michael Jacobs (President), George Port
(Executive Vice President), Joseph Szew
(COO/CFO), Beatrice McMillan (Vice
President, International Sales), Vanessa
Goglio (Senior Vice President,
International Sales), Marc Lorber (Senior
Vice President, Production ), Nicole
Hoag (Manager, Marketing and
Communications)
Office: RSV.46
HIDDEN CAMERA
Action/Thriller (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Producer: Manuel Corbi
Co-Production Partners: Drimtim
Entertainment in co-production with
Antena 3 Televisión, GestmusicEndemol and Televisió De Catalunya
Principal Cast: Dean Cain, Lucia
Jimenez, Carles Reig-Plaza Fermi and
Arnold Vosloo
Delivery Status: Spring 2008
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Spain
Dean Cain (Out of Time, Las Vegas,
Lois & Clark: The new Adventures of
Superman) stars as maverick reporter
Dan Kovacs who launches an
investigation into the mysterious death of
his Pulitzer Prize-winning brother.
NYC TORNADO TERROR
Comedy/Family (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Tebor Takacs
Producer: Cheryl Lee Fast
Principal Cast: James Lawrence, Nicole
De Boer
Delivery Status: Spring 2008
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
As a deadly twister cuts a path of
destruction towards New York, Deputy
Mayor James Lawrence and his
meteorologist wife, Cassie must discover
a way to calm the tornadoes’ fury before
the greatest city in the world becomes
history!
GIRL’S BEST FRIEND
Drama (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Peter Svatek
Producer: Jesse Prupas
Principal Cast: Janeane Garofalo, Kris
Holden-Ried, Nicolas Wright
Delivery Status: Spring 2008
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Cynical music critic Mary, who has
never gotten over her failed marriage,
refuses to open her heart again.
DEADLY PLEDGE
Drama (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Bert Kish
Producer: Scott Kennedy
Principal Cast: Leighton Meester, Kailin
See, Lisa Marie Caruk
Delivery Status: Spring 2008
Year of Production: 2007
A college freshman suspects there is
something sinister about the prestigious
sorority to which she decided to pledge.
BEHIND THE WALL
Drama/Thriller (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul Schneider
Producer: Michael Grias, Gavin Wilding,
Paul Pope
Principal Cast: Lindy Booth, Lawrence
Dane, Suzy Pollard
Delivery Status: Fall 2007
Year of Production: 2007
A young woman, Katelyn (Lindy Booth,
Dark Honeymoon, Dawn of the Dead)
returns to the lighthouse she grew up
in… the place her mother was
murdered… and the event that put her
father in jail.
MAYDIA
Maydia, 18 av des Oliviers, Vence 06140
France. Tel: 33.(0)493.58.9581. Fax:
33(0)493.24.6946. http://www.maydia.fr
At MIPTV: Mary Byrne (Sales &
Acquisitions), Roland Sicsic (Sales &
Acquisitions)
Office: H4.35, Tel: 33(0)6.16.90.7785
THE MUD
Documentary (53 min)
Language: english & english sub-titles
Director: Hee Yah Ong
Producer: Caldecott Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Singapore
It’s one of the worst and biggest
environmental accident of all timesmolten mud bursting from beneath the
earth’s surface, displacing hundreds of
villages in Sedorja, East Java.
TEA APPRECIATION
Documentary (50 min)
Language: english & english sub-titles
Director: Hee Yah Ong
Producer: Caldecott Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Singapore
This documentary looks at how tea is
being consumed in China-how its quality
is determined; how its varieties are
arrived at and how does one drink it.
SECRETS OF THE PALACE
(52 min)
Language: english & english sub-titles
Director: Hee Yah Ong
Producer: Caldecott Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Singapore
The Kraton Palace of Jogjrta. Unveils the
secrets of the Kraton Palace and goes
deep into the secrets of their philosophy
of life which is symbolically represented
in the Kraton Palace.
MEGA MINDY
STUDIO 100 MEDIA
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MEDIAPEERS GMBH
mediapeers GmbH, Palais am
Festungsgraben 1, Unter den Linden,
Berlin 10117 Germany.
Tel: 49.30.81.45.60.70. Fax:
49.30.81.45.60.99.
http://www.mediapeers.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Holger Hendel (Managing
Director), Moritz Viehweger (MD.)
Office: H4.35, Tel: 49.151.178.79880,
Fax: 49.30.81.45.60.99
MEDIAPEERS EXCHANGE (MPX)
http://www.mediapeers.com
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: World-wide
mediapeers exchange offers a secure and
easy-to-use environment for content
owners and distributors to showcase and
distribute their programs to professional
buyers of digital content from all over
the world.
METRO-GOLDWYNMAYER STUDIOS
INC. (MGM)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
(MGM), 10250 Constellation Blvd.,
Los Angeles, CA 90067 USA.
Tel: 310.449.3000. Fax: 310.586.8865.
http://www.mgm.com
At MIPTV: Gary Marenzi
(co-President, Worldwide Television
Distribution), Jim Packer
(co-President, Worldwide Television
Distribution), Bruce Tuchman (Executive
Vice President, MGM Networks)
Office: Riviera Sea View #24 (RSV24)
QUANTUM OF SOLACE (BOND 22)
Action
Language: English
Director: Marc Forster
Writer: Robert Wade, Paul Haggis, Neal
Purvis
Producer: Barbara Broccoli, Michael G.
Wilson
Key Cast: Daniel Craig, Gemma
Arterton, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench,
Jeffrey Wright,
Mathieu Amalric
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008
Quantum of Solace continues the high
octane adventures of James Bond
(Daniel Craig) in Casino Royale.
VALKYRIE
http://valkyrie.unitedartists.com/
Thriller
Language: English
Director: Bryan Singer
Writer: Christopher McQuarrie
Key Cast: Tom Cruise, Kenneth
Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson,
Carice van Houten, Eddie
Izzard,Christian Berkel,Thomas
Kretschmann, Terrence Stamp
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008
Superstar Tom Cruise heads an
international cast as Col. Claus von
Stauffenberg, the aristocratic
German officer who led the heroic
attempt to bring down the Nazi
regime and end the war
by planting a bomb
in Hitler’s bunker.
THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR 2
Action /Drama
Language: English
Producer: Pierce Brosnan and Beau St.
Clair
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Year of Production: 2008
The next installment of the Thomas
Crown franchise will be directed by Paul
Verhoeven and will sweep across Europe
and the Middle East as Crown becomes
entangled in a centuries old feud and
must decide how much he’s truly willing
to risk for love.
THE PINK PANTHER 2
Comedy
Language: English
Director: Harald Zwart
Writer: Scott Neustadter
Key Cast: Steve Martin, Jean Reno,
Emily Mortimer, John Cleese, Andy
Garcia, Alfred Molina, Aishwarya Rai,
Molly Sims
Delivery Status: Post Production
Steve Martin reprises his roles as the
famed, bumbling Inspector Clouseau,
and Jean Reno and Emily Mortimer reteam with Martin as Ponton and Nicole
in the sequel.
AMERICAN GLADIATORS
Reality Television (60 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: MGM, Reveille
and Flor-Jon Films
Key Cast: Hulk Hogan, Laila Ali
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Everyday amateur athletes — weekend
warriors who take pride in their physical
fitness while also making a difference in
their communities, go up against the
show’s gladiators.
PICTURE THIS
Teen Comedy
Language: English
Director: Stephen Herek
Writer: Temple Matthews
Key Cast: Ashley Tisdale
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
“Picture This” tells the comedic
misadventures of Mandy (played by
Tisdale), an ordinary high school girl
who suddenly finds herself the object of
affection of the most popular boy in
school.
STARGATE ATLANTIS
http://www.stargate.mgm.com
Sci Fi (60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
When a secret base abandoned by the
Ancients – the original builders of the
Stargates – is found buried in the ice of
Antarctica, the “Stargate Atlantis” team
is recruited for the most daring Stargate
mission yet: a one-way expedition to the
distant Pegasus galaxy.
LAS VEGAS
Drama (60 min)
Key Cast: Josh Duhamel, James Lesure,
Vanessa Marcil, Tom Selleck, Molly
Sims
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
This sexy staff of one of Las Vegas’ most
extravagant casinos manages the
improbable actions of its guests,
struggling to balance the glamour of
their jobs with the temptations of their
personal lives.
AMERICAN GLADIATORS
Original Version
http://www.americangladiators.com
Reality Television (60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1989-1996, Country
of Origin: USA
The original American Gladiators is
TV’s ultimate arena of strength and
strategy. American Gladiators is the
high-energy, high impact special event
action series that launched in TV in the
90’s (‘89-’96).
CUTTING EDGE 3: CHASING THE
DREAM
Drama
Language: English
Director: Stuart Gillard
Writer: Susan Jansen
Key Cast: Matt Lanter,Francia Raisa
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
“Cutting Edge 3” tells the story of the
young and beautiful Jackie who attempts
to compete at her sport’s highest level,
while battling various enemies who try
to thwart her efforts to make it to the top.
MONSTER
DISTRIBUTES
Monster Distributes, The Monster Mews,
Rear 51 Merrion Square, Dublin 2,
Ireland. Tel: 00353.1.6114934. Fax:
00353.1.6114935.
http://www.monsterdistributes.com,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Andrew Fitzpatrick (CEO),
Deirdre Barry (V.P of Sales and
Acquisitions), Laura Kilpatrick (Sales
Executive)
Office: 04.23, Cell: 00355.861.918.835
LIFEBOAT LUKE
http://www.monsterdistributes.com
Animation (52 x 5 min)
Language: English
Director: Alastair Mc Ilwain
Co-Production Partners: LTL
Productions and Kavaleer
Producer: Richard Morss
Delivery Status: In Production
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007 – 2008,
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Lifeboat Luke, a search and rescue
adventure series for kids, 3-6, featuring
Lifeboat Luke and his friends in the mad
magical seaside town of Donaghadoo.
GAZOON
http://www.gazoon.com
Kids Animation (30 episodes x 3.5 min)
Director: Romain Villemaine and
Laurence Trouve
Co-Production Partners: Sparkling
Animation Studios and TF1 France
Producer: Rafael Curulla
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
From Sparx Animation Studios in coproduction with TF1 France, Gazoon is a
delightful 3-D animated series.
BANJO THE WOODPILE CAT
http://www.monsterdistributes.com
Animation (27 min)
Language: English
Director: Don Bluth
Producer: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman and
John Pomeroy
Key Cast: Sparky Marcus as Banjo
Scatman Crothers as Crazy Legs
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1985 but restored in
2007, Country of Origin: United States
Banjo The Woodpile Cat is the
delightful, traditionally animated tale of
a loveable kitten that cannot seem to stay
out of trouble.
SLIM PIG
http://www.monsterdistributes.com
Animation (39 eps x 7 min)
Language: English
Director: Gary Blatchford
Producer: Malcolm Parry
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: United Kingdom
SLIM PIG is a new animated television
series for preschool children.
PAWS AND TALES
http://www.monsterdistributes.com
Animation (13 x half-hour)
Language: English
Writer: Based on a series by Chuck
Swindoll.
Co-Production Partners: Providential
Pictures & Go-Kart animation
Producer: Providential Pictures / Cliff
Mc Dowell
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007/ 2008, Country
of Origin: Canada
Little House on the Prairie meets The
Little Rascals meets Narnia, Paws and
Tales is a place of adventure where
animals talk and biblical principles are
taught in a fun and memorable way.
PLANET ROCK PROFILES
http://www.planetrock.net
Music (130 x half-hour )
Language: English
Director: Susan Broe
Writer: Susan Broe
Co-Production Partners: Planet Rock and
Monster Distributes
Producer: Susan Broe
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 1995 and on-going,
Country of Origin: Ireland
A music documentary series Planet Rock
Profiles (130 x half hour), is the worlds
leading series of profiles of major music
artists.
STARDUST 45 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO
http://www.monsterdistributes.com
Animation (1 x half-hour)
Language: English and French
Writer: Annie Gosselin
Co-Production Partners: PVP
Productions Canada and co-produced
with Teletoon Canada
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Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
Christmas special Stardust: 45 Min
Below Zero, is a new Christmas special
available now.
MOONSTONE
ENTERTAINMENT
Moonstone Entertainment, P.O. Box
7400, Studio City, CA 91614 USA. Tel:
1.818.985.3003. Fax: 1.818.985.3009.
website: moonstonefilms.com
At MIPTV: Mr. Ernst “Etchie” Stroh,
Ms. Yael Stroh
Office: 03.23, Tel: (0)4.92.99.82.24
ROCK ‘N’ ROLL NANNY
Comedy Feature
Director: Dana Lustig
Writer: Dana Lustig
Principal Cast: TBD
Producers: Dana Lustig, Etchie Stroh
Status: Pre-Production
Cntry of Origin: U.S.A.
The story of a has-been rocker who ends
up as the nanny in the home of one of
his ex-groupies.
METAMORPHOSIS
Horror / Thriller Feature
Director: Jeno Hodi
Writer: Tibor Fonyodi, Jeno Hodi, Allan
Katz
Producers: Jeno Habermann, Adrian
Politowski, Jeno Hodi
Principal Cast: Christopher Lambert
Status: Completed
Cntry of Origin: Hungary
An unforgettable journey, a passionate a
dangerous love story between a young
American writer and a gorgeous &
exotic vampire.
DIAMOND DOGS
Action Feature
Director: Shimon Dotan
Writer: Leopold St-Pierre
Producers: Etchie Stroh, Shimon Dotan,
Louis Liu, Barry Glasser
Principal Cast: Dolph Lundgren
Status: Completed
Cntry of Origin: Canada, China
Meet Dolph Lundgren as Ronson, the
adventurer and world traveler. Always
short of money, a man of few words, a
gun for hire … the solution to your
problem.
MULTIMEDIA BANK
/MMB/
Multimedia Bank /MMB/, Nowogrodzka
48 / 33, Warsaw, 00-695 Poland. Tel:
48.022.854.04.50. Fax:
48.022.854.04.50. http://www.mmb.pl,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Anna Wasiuta (Managing
Director)
Office:
CURSED PLACES
Documentary series / Format (30 min)
Language: Polish
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS
Documentary series / Format (30 min)
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
BIG CITY VLOG
TV magazine (30 min)
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
MUSES
PRODUCTIONS
Muses Productions, 2 av de Bellevue,
Cannes 06 06400 France. Tel:
0033(0)4.92.38.07.01. Fax: 0033
(0)4.92.38.08.01. http://www.musesproductions.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Ariane Maman (Director)
Office: Market Place stand, Tel: 0033
(0)6.08.92.39.61, Fax: 0033
(0)4.92.38.08.01
PASSPORT GOURMET
http://209.62.5.130/passport_testing/pass
port_trial_2.html
lifestyle short programs 200 x ( 5 min)
Language: french and english
Director: Ariane Maman
Writer: Ariane Maman
Co-Production Partners: CARE
Producer: Muses Productions
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Budget: 800 000 ?
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
Passport Gourmet is a TV show with
more than 200 best chefs of the world
but it is also a complete humanitarian
project with CARE.
BRUNO’S CHOICE
http://www.muses-productions/
HD lifestyle and gastronomy series (26 x
26 min)
Language: French and english
Director: Ariane Maman
Writer: Ariane Maman
Co-Production Partners: TV5
Producer: Muses Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006/2007, Country
of Origin: France
A touristic ballade through France and
Europe following Bruno, chef of
Provence, 1 star Michelin, Kin of
truffles.
MYRIAD PICTURES
Myriad Pictures, 3015 Main Street, Suite
400, Santa Monica, CA 90405 USA. Tel:
1.310.279.4000. Fax: 1.310.279.4001.
http://www.myriadpictures.com
At MIPTV: Elias Axume (VP
Distribution and Operations), Lisa
Gutberlet (Director of Sales)
Office: IFTA Stand # 01.02 - The Palais
in Cannes, Tel: 1.310.309.0618
FACTORY GIRL
Drama (90 min)
Language: English
Director: George Hickenlooper
Key Cast: Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce,
Hayden Christensen
Delivery Status: Completed
The story of legendary Edie Sedgwick,
the breathtakingly beautiful muse to
artist Andy Warhol and original “it” girl,
in her glittering rise to fame as part of
the Factory - NY City’s
decadent center of fashion, art and
celebrity.
THE MOTHER OF TEARS
Horror (98 min)
Director: Dario Argento
Key Cast: Asia Argento, Udo Kier
Delivery Status: Completed
When a young art student opens an
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ancient urn and unwittingly releases the
demonic forces of the worlds’ most
powerful witch, she discovers to her
horror that she is the only one who can
stop the mayhem.
THE EDUCATION OF CHARLIE
BANKS
Drama (100 min)
Director: Fred Durst
Key Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Jason Ritter,
Eva Amurri
Delivery Status: Completed
A young college student must face his
worst fears when a bully from his past
shows up on his university campus.
ALL HAT
Romantic Caper (89 min)
Director: Leonard Farlinger
Key Cast: Luke Kirby, Keith Carradine,
Rachael Leigh Cook, Lisa Ray
Delivery Status: Completed
An ex-con returns to his home town and
outwits a wealthy, corrupt horse owner
who is trying to take over the
community.
JACK AND JILL VS. THE WORLD
Comedy (88 min)
Director: Vanessa Parise
Key Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr., Taryn
Manning, Robert Forster
Delivery Status: Completed
A straight-as-an-arrow ad man and a
free-spirited young woman are oddly
attracted to one another until he
discovers that she is hiding a few secrets
he’s not sure how to deal with.
DARK MATTER
Drama (90 min)
Director: Chen Shi-Zheng
Key Cast: Meryl Streep, Aiden Quinn,
Liu Ye
Delivery Status: Completed
A brilliant Chinese student studying the
origins of the universe in an American
university becomes derailed when
cultural differences and politics interfere
with his ability to accomplish his
ambitions, leading to tragedy.
PARTITION
Romantic Drama (116 min)
Director: Vic Sarin
Key Cast: Jimi Mistry, Kristin Kreuk,
Neve Campbell
Delivery Status: Completed
A Romeo and Juliet story set against the
backdrop of the tumultuous partition of
India and Pakistan.
TRAILER PARK BOYS: THE
MOVIE
Comedy (95 min)
Director: Mike Clattenburg
Key Cast: John Paul Tremblay, Robb
Wells, Mike Smith
THE MIRACLE OF BERLIN
ZDF ENTERPRISES
Delivery Status: Completed
The hugely popular Canadian TV cult hit
successfully made the transition to the
big screen with box office breaking
results in Canada.
NATIONAL
GEOGRAPHIC
TELEVISION
INTERNATIONAL
National Geographic Television
International, Shepherds Building East,
Richmond Way, London W14 0DQ, UK.
Tel: 44.20.7751.7555. Fax:
44.20.7751.7556. www.natgeotv-int.com,
e-mail: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Maurice van Sabben
(President), Edwina Thring (Head of
Acquisitions & Co-Productions), Anna
Fuge (Head of Sales ), Karen Vermeulen
(Head of Kids’ Sales), Michelle Waldron
(VP Marketing & Communications)
Office at MipTV: R29.41, Tel:
33.(0).4.9299.8862, Fax:
33.(0).4.9299.8862
DINO AUTOPSY
Science Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Producer: Chad Cohen, NGT
Co-production partners: NGC, NGCI,
ZDF, Channel 4
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
An amazing look at a rare find – a
complete dinosaur mummy.
SIX DEGREES COULD CHANGE
THE WORLD
Environment/Green Documentary (1 x
90 or 1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Producer: Ron Bowman, NGT
Co-production partners: NGC, NGCI &
France 5
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
An extraordinary journey into the
planet’s future, investigating the
potential impacts of climate change –
one degree at a time.
THE BURNING SEASON
Environment/Green Documentary (1 x
90 or 1 x 55 min)
Language: English
Producer: Hatchling Productions, Films
of Record & Freshwater Productions
Co-production partners: CBC, ABC
Australia & BBC
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Australia
An environmental entrepreneur has a
radical plan to help reduce deforestation
in Indonesia, thus saving carbon
emissions and the local orangutan
population.
STRANGE DAYS ON PLANET
EARTH: OCEANS
Environment/Green Documentary (2 x
52 min)
Language: English
Producer: Sea Studios Foundation for
NGT
Co-production partners: PBS & NGCI
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Delivery Status: Delivered
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: US
A investigation into how bizarre changes
around the globe are linking back in to
the fate of our oceans.
THE FINAL REPORT 2
History Documentary (8 x 47 min)
Language: English
Producer: Towers Productions
Delivery Status: Delivered
Year of Production: 2007-08, Country of
Origin: US
An exceptional strand of programming
that deconstructs some of the most highprofile and iconic events of recent time –
including the Oklahoma City Bombing,
the Exxon Valdez and The Battle for
Fallujah.
SEED HUNTER
Environment/Green (1 x 55 min)
Language: English
Producer: 360 Degree Films
Co-production partners: WGBH/Nova
Delivery Status: Delivering Spring 08
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Australia
We follow the Indiana Jones of
agriculture as he looks at how mankind’s
future food supply will depend on
strengthening the genetic base of our
crops, following changes bought about
by climate change.
EDEN AT THE END OF THE
WORLD
Natural History Documentary (1 x 52
min)
Language: English
Producer: Doug Bertran, NGT
Co-production partners: PBS
Delivery Status: Delivered
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
A journey to Patagonia, where a dramatic
new venture in wildlife conservation
could set a precedent for habitat
preservation all over the world.
ARE WE THERE YET: WORLD
ADVENTURE?
Kids Live-action (26 x 21 or 78 x 7)
Language: English
Producer: JJ Johnson
Co-production partners: Sinking Ship
Entertainment & National Geographic
Kids Entertainment
Delivery Status: Delivering
Year of Production: 2006-2008, Country
of Origin: Canada
A live-action, global adventure series,
hosted by kids, celebrating familiar
childhood themes and experiences in
unfamiliar locations. For kids aged 4-7.
MAMA MIRABELLE’S HOME
MOVIES
Kids (26 x 22 or 52 x 11)
Language: English
Co-production partners: National
Geographic Kids’ Entertainment,
CBeebies and King Rollo Films
Delivery Status: Delivering
Year of Production: 2006-7, Country of
Origin: US
A pre-school series celebrating the
comedy, drama and wisdom of the
animal kingdom through animation and
remarkable clips from the National
Geographic and BBC archives.
HUMPBACKS: FROM FIRE TO ICE
Natural History Documentary (1 x 52)
Language: English
Producer: Ross Isaacs, YNR
Marketing/Ocean Planet Images
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Australia
A gorgeous film following a humpback
mother and calf as they journey from
Hawaii to Alaska and back again.
N
NBC UNIVERSAL
INTERNATIONAL
TELEVISION
DISTRIBUTION
NBC Universal International Television
Distribution, 10 Universal City Plaza,
Universal City, CA 91608 USA.
Tel: 1.818.777.1300.
Fax: 1.818.866.1554
At MIPTV: Belinda Menendez
(President, NBC Universal International
Television Distribution)
Office: H4.05, Level 4, Palais Des
Festivals, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.87.91/2/3
KNIGHT RIDER
Drama (1 x 120) NBC (NEW)
Exec. Producer: David Bartis
Cast: Justin Bruening, Deanna Russo,
Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Bruce Davison,
with Val Kilmer as the voice of K.I.T.T
The iconic 1980s television classic that
became a high-speed smash hit comes
roaring back to life with this new series
reconfigured for the new millennium!
IN PLAIN SIGHT
Drama (11 x 60 plus 1 x 120) USA
Exec. Producers: David Maples, Paul
Stupin
Cast: Mary McCormack, Lesley Ann
Warren, Frederick Weller, Todd Williams
and Nichole Hiltz
Everyone wants these people dead; her
job is to make sure that doesn’t happen.
THE STARTER WIFE
Drama (10 x 60) USA
Exec. Producers: Gigi Levangie Grazer,
Howard Klein, Stephanie Davis, Sara
Parriott, Josann McGibbon, Debra
messing
Cast: Debra Messing
After the smash success of the ten hour
television event, Emmy award-winner
Debra Messing reprises her leading role
in this stylish and addictive series
continuation of The Starter Wife.
ANDROMEDA STRAIN
Drama (2 x 120) A&E
Exec. Producers: Ridley Scott, Tony
Scott, Tom Thayer
Cast: Benjamin Bratt, Eric McCormack,
Rick Schroder, Andre Braugher, Christa
Miller, Viola Davis
Based on Michael Crichton’s classic scifi novel. In the desert outskirts of
Piedmont, Arizona, a sleepy town in the
middle of an arid nowhere, something
has just fallen from the sky and crashed
to Earth.
THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW
YORK CITY
Reality (6 x 60) BRAVO
Exec. Producers: Jennifer O’Connell,
Rick Emmerson
Follows an elite and powerful set of New
York socialites as they balance
motherhood, demanding careers and a
fast-paced social calendar, showing what
life is like in the most exclusive areas of
the Big Apple.
FIRST CLASS ALL THE WAY
Reality (6 x 60) BRAVO
Exec. Producers: Scott Stone, Dave
Osper, Lori Kaye
First Class All The Way takes viewers
inside the world of high-end luxury
travel while revealing the drama that
goes behind keeping demanding clients
content and making extravagant dream
vacations come to life.
CRYSTAL SKULLS
Documentary (1 x 120) SCI FI
Exec. Producers: Jon Schriber, Benjamin
Ringe
This fascinating two-hour documentary
special travels the globe in search of
thirteen mystical crystal skulls believed
to hold untold power.
FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL
Feature Film
Cast: Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Russell
Brand, Mila Kunis —featuring Paul
Rudd, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Jack
McBrayer
HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY
Feature Film
Cast: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair
LEATHERHEADS
Feature Film
Cast: George Clooney, Renee Zellweger,
John Krasinski
MAMMA MIA
Feature Film
Cast: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan,
Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan
Skarsgard, Christine Baranski, Julie
Waters
THE MUMMY: TOMB OF THE
DRAGON EMPEROR
Feature Film
Cast: Brendan Fraser, Maria Bello, John
Hannah, Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh
WANTED
Feature Film
Cast: James McAvoy, Angelina Jolie,
Morgan Freeman, Terence Stamp,
Common, Thomas Kretschmann
NDRL-NO-DOUBTRIGHT-LABEL
NDRL-No-Doubt-Right-Label, 27, rue
Camabérès, Paris 75008 France. Tel:
33.875.24.53.63. Fax: 33.1.42.25.27.17.
http://www.ndr.fr, email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Renaud Lombart (MD)
Office: H4.35, Tel: 33.6.13.35.84.63,
Fax: 33.1.42.25.27.17
LES DÉCALÉS DU COSMOS
http://www.ndrl.fr
Animation (13 x 26 min)
Language: French
Producer: CinéGroupe
Delivery Status: Completed
The sexiest comedy adventure in its 3rd
season, an improved success on TV!
LES DÉCALÉS DU COSMOS-ZE
MOVIEhttp://www.ndrl.fr
Animation (94 min)
Language: French
Producer: CinéGroupe
Delivery Status: Completed
The sexiest comedy adventure -Ze
Movie- for another sexy and funny trip
that will never end
NEW DOMINION
PICTURES, LLC
New Dominion Pictures, LLC, 1000 Film
Way, Suffolk, Virginia 23434 USA. Tel:
757.923.1300. Fax: 757.923.1340.
www.newdominion.com
At MIPTV: Nicolas Valcour
(CEO/COO), Kristen Eppley (Vice
President of International Distribution)
Office: 14.28
THE VANISHED
Docu-drama (13 x 60 min)
Delivery Status: In Development
A fast paced true crime series that
immerses viewers in the intense drama
of sudden disappearances and the effect
of these on families, communities and
authorities
THE OTHER WORLD (WT)
Docu-drama (13 x 60 min)
Delivery Status: In Development
“The Otherworld” chronicles the true
stories of people plagued by terrifying
events and spirits hell-bent on wreaking
havoc.
A HAUNTING
Docu-drama (39 x 60 min)
Between the world we see. and the
things we fear. There are doors. When
they are opened. Nightmares become
reality. True stories of the unimaginable.
BURIED SECRETS
Documentary/Reenactment (4 x 60 min)
Buried Secrets is a captivating 4 hour
series where intuition, dogged research
and advanced anthropological forensic
science takes a fresh look at unique
archaeological finds to help solve the
mysteries of life and death.
INTERPOL INVESTIGATES
Documentary/Reenactment (13 x 60
min)
Interpol Investigates takes audiences all
over the world as agents and police
officers battle an expanding threat:
global crime.
THE FBI FILES
Documentary/Reenactment (103 x 60
min)
Whether it handles bullets or bombs,
fingerprints or fibers, the FBI takes on
tough cases, grappling with fraud, drug
trafficking, kidnapping and murder,
extortion and terrorism.
THE NEW DETECTIVES
Documentary/Reenactment (121 x 60
min)
The New Detectives profiles the work of
world-renowned forensics experts and
criminal investigators and the techniques
they use to solve murders and other
crimes.
CRITICAL RESCUE
Documentary/Dramatic Reenactment (14
x 60 min)
These are the true stories of emergency
rescue and medical teams who battle
impossible odds, risking everything to
save lives.
DIAGNOSIS: UNKNOWN
Documentary/Dramatic Reenactment (23
x 60 min)
DIAGNOSIS: UNKNOWN
The extraordinary stories of doctors,
patients and the fight to survive.
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SPECIAL FORCES
Documentary/Dramatic Reenactment (4
x 60 min)
As nations face a global plague of coups,
assassinations and hostage scenarios, a
new breed of warrior has emerged, the
commando.
NAVY SEALS: THE UNTOLD
STORIES
Docu-Drama (7 x 60 min)
Based on first-person accounts, this
extraordinary mini-series captures the
danger and emotion of seven actual,
classified SEAL missions.
NEW FILMS
INTERNATIONAL
New Films International, 14320 Ventura
Blvd. #619 Sherman Oaks California,
Los Angeles, USA. Tel: 1.818.501.27.20.
Fax: 1.818.501.27.80.
www.newfilmsint.com
Film Distribution and Production
Company
At MIPTV: Nesim Hason (President),
Radu Nicolau (President, New Films
Romania), Rita Baghdadi (Manager of
Development and Operations)
Office: IFTA Stand #01.02 (Palais des
Festivals), Tel: 04.92.88.8207
THE ALPHABET KILLER
www.alphabetkiller.com
Thriller (100 min)
Language: English
Director: Rob Schmidt
Writer: Tom Malloy
Producer: Aimee Schoof, Isen Robbins,
Tom Malloy
Co-production Partners: New Films
International
Key Cast: Eliza Dushku, Timothy
Hutton, Cary Elwes, Michael Ironside
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: US
The true story of the double initial
killings in the Rochester, NY. Police
investigator Megan is obsessed with the
case of the murder/rape of a ten-year-old
girl.
A BEAUTIFUL LIFE
www.abeautifullifethemovie.com
Drama (80 min)
Language: English
Director: Alejandro Chomski
Writer: Wendy Hammond, Deborah
Calla
Producer: Nesim Hason, Deborah Calla,
Bob Holof
Co-production partners: Robert Lansing
Parker
Key Cast: Jesse Garcia, Angela Sarafyan,
Bai Ling, Debi Mazar, Dana Delany,
Rena Owen
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
A Beautiful Life tells the story of two
teenagers, Maggie and David who fall in
love and inspire each other to dream
again.
KABLUEY
www.kabluey.com
Comedy-Drama (87 min)
Language: English
Director: Scott Prendergast
Writer: Scott Prendergast
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Producer: Doug Sutherland, Rick
Rosenthal, Gary Dean Simpson, Rhoades
Rader, Jeff Balis
Co-production partners: Ryan Peterson
Key Cast: Lisa Kudrow, Scott
Prendergast, Christine Taylor, Jeffrey
Dean Morgan, Teri Garr
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
A heartfelt comedy about an oddball and
his harried sister-in-law who are forced
to spend time together under difficult
circumstances.
INTERVENTION
Drama (93 min)
Language: English
Director: Mary Mcguckian
Writer: Mary Mcguckian
Producer: Jeff Abberley, Martin Katz,
Mary Mcguckian
Key Cast: Andie Macdowell, Colm
Feore, Jennifer Tilly, Rupert Graves,
Donna D’errico
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
An eclectic group of people drawn from
all walks of life, find themselves under
one roof for twenty eight days with one
thing in common – addiction.
DAY ZERO
www.dayzeromovie.com
Drama (92 Min)
Language: English
Director: Bryan Gunnar Cole
Writer: Robert Malkani
Producer: Anthony Moody
Key Cast: Elijah Wood, Chris Klein, Jon
Bernthal
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
Day Zero, follows the lives of three best
friends in New York City who have
thirty days to come to terms with their
fate.
SEX AND BREAKFAST
http://www.sexandbreakfastfilm.com/
Romantic-Comedy (82 min)
Language: English
Director: Miles Brandman
Writer: Miles Brandman
Producer: Michael Brandman
Key Cast: Macaulay Culkin, Eliza
Dushku, Alexis Dziena, Kuno Becker
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
Sex and Breakfast explores the intimacy
in the lives of two couples, and uncovers
what it takes to achieve a long-term
union while maintaining a healthy and
satisfying sexual relationship.
VICE
www.vicethemovie.com
Crime-Thriller (98 min)
Language: English
Director: Raul Sanchez Inglis
Writer: Raul Sanchez Inglis
Producer: Matthew Robert Kelly
Key Cast: Michael Madsen, Daryl
Hannah, Mykelti Williamson
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
Walker is a deeply flawed hero fighting
to redeem himself while solving, and
simultaneously trying to prevent,
a string of murders following a
drug deal gone bad.
THE ELEPHANT KING
Drama (92 min)
Language: English-Thai
Director: Seth Grossman
Writer: Seth Grossman
Producer: Emanuel Michael
Key Cast: Ellen Burstyn, Tate Ellington,
Jonno Roberts, Florence Faivre
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: US-Thailand
Dispatched to Thailand by his
domineering mother, the introverted
Ollie must do everything he can to bring
his reckless brother back to the US.
SOUTHERN BELLES
www.southernbelles-movie.com
Comedy (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul S. Myers, Brennan Shroff
Writer: Paul S. Myers, Brennan Shroff
Producer: Craig Cohen
Key Cast: Anna Faris, Justin Chambers,
Laura Breckenridge
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: US
Belle and Bell are two “southern belles”
from Georgia trying to break the routine
of their humdrum lives.
NONSTOP SALES AB
NonStop Sales AB, Döbelnsgatan 24,
Stockholm 113 52 Sweden. Tel:
0046.8.673.99.80. Fax:
0046.8.673.99.33.
http://www.nonstopsales.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Michael Werner (Sales
Manager), Judith Toth (Sales Executive),
CG Anderson (CEO)
Office: 18:17, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8212
SWITCH
http://www.switchfilm.no
Drama (89 min)
Language: Norwegian
Director: Ole Martin Hafsmo
Writer: Peder Fuglerud
Producer: Rubicon Film AS
Key Cast: Sebastian Stigar, Peter
Stormare, Ida Elise Broch, Espen
Klouman Høiner, Hilde Lyrån
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Norway
When Mikkel falls in love with the
girlfriend of the local snowboard
champion, a fearful journey towards the
big tournament begins…
BLOOD BROTHERS (BLOED
BROEDERS)
http://www.bloedbroedersdefilm.com
Drama thriller (95 min)
Language: Dutch
Director: Arno Dierickx
Writer: Jan Bernard Bussemaker, Bert
Bouma
Producer: Rinkel Film & TV Productions
BV
Key Cast: Erik van Heijningen, Matthijs
van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Sander van
Amsterdam, Derk Stenvers, Piere Bokma
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: The Netherlands
Inspired by an infamous murder case in
the early sixties, Blood Brothers tells the
story of sixteen year-old Simon trying to
get popular, which leads to a fatal
outcome.
NO NETWORK
(DUGGHOLUFÓLKI∂)
Children Family (82 min)
Language: Icelandic
Director: Ari Kristinsson
Writer: Ari Kristinsson
Producer: T Film Production
Key Cast: Berg?ór ?orvaldsson, ?órdís
Hulda Árnadóttir, Árni Beinteinn
Árnason, Brynhildur Gu∂jónsdóttir
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Iceland
When Kalli spends Christmas with his
father new family at an isolated farm, he
has to learn how to fight “real life”
challenges while encountering imaginary
and fictional creatures.
THE ACCIDENTAL REBEL
(SNAPPHANAR)
Adventure (159 min, 2 x 90 min, 3 x 60
min)
Language: Swedish, Danish
Director: Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein
Writer: Niklas Rockström
Producer: Filmlance International AB
Key Cast: André Sjöberg, Tuva Novotny,
Anders Ekborg, Gustaf Skarsgård, Peter
Andersson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Sweden
In 1678, Denmark and Sweden were
fighting for power in southern Sweden,
where inhabitants have suffered Swedish
misrule and many decide to fight for
Danish victory, those rebels were known
as “Snapphanar”.
THE CLASS (KLASS)
http://www.klassifilm.com
Drama (97 min)
Language: Estonian
Director: Ilmar Raag
Writer: Ilmar Raag
Producer: Amrion Productions
Key Cast: Lauri Pedaja. Vallo Kirs. Pärt
Uusberg, Paula Solvak
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Estonia
Joosep has been bullied his entire life but
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
PORTMAN FILM & TELEVISION
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when one of his classmates stands up for
him, an open war starts, with the class on
one side and the boys on the other.
NU IMAGE/
MILLENNIUM FILMS
Nu Image/Millennium Films, 6423
Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
90048 USA. Tel: 310.388.6900
At MIPTV: Danny Dimbort (CoChairman), Christian Mercuri (President
Int’l Sales and Distribution)
Office: 07.20, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8029
NINJA
Director: Isaac Florentine
Status: Pre Production
A ninja hiding in New York is forced to
confront his past when a brutal gang of
Yakuza assassins uncover his identity.
LIES AND ILLUSIONS
Director: Tibor Takacs
Cast: Christian Slater, Ving Rhames
Status: In Production
A school teacher is trapped in the high
tech world of espionage when his two
lovers, both spies, fight to recover stolen
gems while being tracked by ruthless
villains.
DIRECT CONTACT
Director: Danny Lerner
Cast: Dolph Lundgren
Status: In Production
An American prisoner in a Russian jail is
given a chance at freedom if he can
rescue a kidnapped American woman.
THE PRINCE AND ME: HOLIDAY
HONEYMOON
Director: Catherine Cyran
Cast: Kam Heskin, Chris Geere
Status: Post Production
The third installment of the popular
romantic comedy about an American
farm girl who marries the prince of
Denmark.
RIGHTEOUS KILL
Director: Jon Avnet
Writer Russell Gewirtz
Cast: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Curtis
“50 Cent” Jackson
Status: Post Production
Synopsis: Two New York cops find
themselves in pursuit of a serial killer
who leaves poems about the crime he
just committed.
THE CODE
Director: Mimi Leder
Cast: Morgan Freeman and Antonio
Banderas
Status: Post Production
A veteran thief recruits a young crook to
help him pull off one final job in order to
repay his debt to the Russian mob.
KILLING POINT
Director: Jeff King
Cast: Steven Seagal
Status: Post Production
An FBI agent suspects that a decorated
homicide cop is framing a serial killer
for murders he committed.
UNDISPUTED 3
Director: Isaac Florentine
Cast: Scott Adkins
Status: Pre Production
The illegal prison fight circuit heats up
as the most lethal fighters battle in a tothe-death tournament from which the
winner will walk away a free man.
O
OASIS
INTERNATIONAL
Oasis International, 6 Pardee Ave., Suite
101 Toronto, ON M6K 3H5 Canada.
Tel: 1.416.588.6821.
Fax: 1.416.588.7279.
www.oasisinternational.com, email:
[email protected]
Distributor rights holder
At MIPTV: Peter Emerson (President),
Valerie Cabrera (Executive VP of Sales),
Prentiss Holman (Director of
International Sales) and Ben Bishop
(Sales and Acquisitions Executive)
Acquisition Executive: Ben Bishop
Office: Booth 20.02
WOULD BE KINGS
http://www.oasisinternational.com/00_ne
w.html
Mini-Series (2 x 90 min HD)
Language: English
Director: David Wellington
Producer: Norstar Films
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
A high-stakes, drug squad drama about
love, loyalty, family and betrayal that
sets the stage for police corruption, dirty
money, illegal drug production and
murder.
‘DA KINK IN MY HAIR
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/dakinkinmyhair.htm
Comedy Series (13 x 30 min HD)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Georgian Inc.
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007/2008, Country
of Origin: Canada
Based on the award winning play of the
same name, ‘DA KINK IN MY HAIR
tells its story in the vibe of the
“Barbershop” films, with humour, a
whole lot of soul and a great soundtrack.
SHOW ME YOURS
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/showmeyours.htm
Comedy Series (16 x 30 min HD)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Georgian Inc.
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
Despite being total opposites, Ben and
Kate seem to have a magnetic attraction
to each other that she is trying, without
luck, to ignore.
CAFÉ PRIMO
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/cafe_primo.htm
Comedy Series (18 x 30 min HD)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Georgian Inc.
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
CAFÉ PRIMO tells the story of once
down on his luck gambler, Cake, who
has attempted to clean up his life, sort of.
ONE SHOT
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/one_shot.htm
Reality Series (39 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: 8 Story
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
Travel onto the red carpet and into the
high-pressure world of celebrity
photographer George Pimentel, whose
livelihood depends on being where
today’s most glamorous moments are
happening.
KEYS TO THE VIP
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/keystovip.htm
Reality Series (26 x 30 min HD)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Buck Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
Set in the city’s trendiest nightclubs,
hidden cameras follow two players as
they compete head-to-head in a 3-round
skills competition that is carefully
designed to test a player’s ability to
attract women in a real-life playing field.
PRIVATE PARTIES
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/private_parties.htm
Documentary Series (12 x 60 min or 24
x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: 8 Story
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
Goes behind closed doors to reveal the
often surprising sexual lives of
“ordinary” People.
KING OF THE CAGE
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/king_of_the_cage.htm
Mixed Martial Arts (200+ hours
including Live events, Underground
Fights, Special, Documentaries)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Brentwood Communications
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
“King of the Cage” . . . It’s about
punches, kicks, elbows, knees, big
knockouts, technical submissions, takedowns, and strategy.
THE WILKINSONS
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/wilkinsons.htm
Comedy Series (20 x 30 min HD)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Henry Less Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
Fresh off the success of their second
chart topping single, country music
sensations the WILKINSONS seem to
have everything going for them. That is.
until the father, Steve Wilkinson got
annoyed with the stresses of celebrity.
PLUCKED
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/plucked.htm
Reality Series (6 x 30 min HD)
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Henry Less Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
In each episode of PLUCKED one gifted
musician will be given the experience of
a lifetime - an opportunity to become the
next country music superstar!
HOLLYWOOD & VINES
http://www.oasisinternational.com/10_tra
ilers/hollywood_vines.htm
Lifestyle Travel Series
Language: English
Director: Various
Producer: Nomadic Pictures
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Travel around the globe with Jason
Priestly and Terry David Mulligan as
they explore the celebrity culture of
wine.
OHM:TV GMBH
ohm:tv GmbH, Habsburgerring 3, D50674 Cologne, Germany.
Tel: 49.22.17.59.14.55.
Fax: 49.22.17.59.14.56. www.ohmtv.com.
Email: [email protected]
Sales and distribution
At MIPTV: Joris Eckelkamp (Managing
Director, International Sales), Hans
Spielthenner (Managing Director, Format
Development and Acquisition), Sebastian
Burkhardt (International Sales and
Acquisition)
Office: R33.08 (Riviera), Tel: Mobile
(Hans Spielthenner) 34.69.72.89.772;
Mobile (Joris Eckelkamp)
49.17.29.29.54.99
BEAUTY QUEEN
Quiz Show (30 min)
Creator: Federica Petruccioli
Status: Paper Format
In this innovative quiz show anyone in
need of a hair cut can become a star and
win cash.
FORGET THE RULES
Interactive comedy drama (Season 1: 39
x 3 mins or 13 x 9 mins; Season 2: 30 x
3 mins or 6 x 15 min)
Producer: Jim Shomos
Status: Finished format
Follows the drama and fun of Lisa, Pony
and Pepe in their three-way relationship
and the inter-weaving complications of
their individual adventures with
relationships, sex, work, family, drugs,
and marriage versus career.
MARRIAGE UNDER
CONSTRUCTION
Makeover, Lifestyle, Reality (partially
scripted) (13 x 30 min)
Producer: Tricon Films and Television
Status: Finished format
Marriage Under Construction is a
scripted docu-soap that follows the lives
of a married couple purchasing their first
home.
WELCOME TO THE
NEIGHBORHOOD
Reality show (6 x 90 min)
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M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
Producer: Imago TV for RTL2
Status: Finished format
The toughest living-test of all the time
begins when over the course of a week a
group of neighbors thoroughly test five
different families to see if they fit into
their neighborhood.
REVERSAL OF FORTUNE
Game Show (30 or 60 min daily)
Producer: Channel X
Status: Finished format
With a striking format that’s decidedly
different, five players compete in a twostage contest.
OVC MEDIA LTD
OVC Media Ltd, 88 Berkeley Court,
Baker Street, London NW1 5ND UK. Tel:
0044.20.7402.9111. Fax:
0044.20.7723.3064. www.ovcmedia.com
Production, Distribution and DVD
licensing
At MIPTV: Ms. Joanne Goldring-Cohen
(Managing Director)
Acquisition Executive: Ms. Joanne
Goldring-Cohen
Office: Stand H4.35 (the Marketplace
Stand), Tel: 0033.6688.13775 /
0033.4.9299.8596, Fax:
0033.4.9299.8597 / 0044.20.7723.3064
GREAT WOMEN OF THE
OLYMPICS
Sport (60 min)
Language: English
Director: Anthony Foster
Producer: Joanne Goldring-Cohen / Eliot
M. Cohen
Co-production partners: OVC Media Ltd
Cast: Narrated by Gareth Hunt
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $350, 000.00
Year of Production: 2006/07, Country of
Origin: UK
A collection of female athletes at the
pinnacle of their various Olympic
disciplines. Featuring Jan Romary
(fencing), Mary-Ann Burglyn (cycling),
Candis Cable (disabled marathon) plus
more. Also included is a brief history of
the Modern day Olympics.
FIRST 100 YEARS OF THE
OLYMPICS
Sport (3 x 26 mins or 75 min)
Language: English
Director: Eliot M. Cohen
Producer: Joanne Goldring-Cohen, Eliot
M. Cohen
Co-production partners: OVC Media Ltd
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $350.000
Year of Production: 2006 /07, Country of
Origin: UK
These programmes follow the progress
of the games from their inception in
1896, all the way through to Barcelona
“92.
OLYMPICS CENTENNIAL GOLD
Sports (10 x 45 min)
Language: English
Director: Edited by Colin Byrom
Producer: Eliot M. Cohen & Joanne
Goldring-Cohen
Co-production partners: OVC Media
Ltd.
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006/07, Country of
Origin: UK
10 great programmes which feature
many of the Olympic’s greatest heroes. It
features interviews with top athletes like
Jonathan Edwards, Mike Conley, Allen
Johnson, Davenport, Pete Sampras and
many more.
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE
Health and Fitness (180 mins in total)
Language: English
Director: Joanne Goldring-Cohen
Producer: Eliot M. Cohen
Co-production partners: OVC Media
Ltd.
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006/07, Country of
Origin: UK
Each episode focuses on a different
aspect of Healthy Living, providing a
comprehensive guide to living healthily
with the help of alternative therapies,
stress-management techniques and Yoga.
P
PASSPORT
INTERNATIONAL
ENTERTAINMENT,
LLC
Passport International Entertainment,
LLC, 10520 Magnolia Blvd, North
Hollywood, CA 91601 USA. Tel:
818.760.1500. Fax: 818.760.1532.
http://www.passportentertainment.com
At MIPTV: Andrea Miller (Sr. VP
Worldwide Sales)
Office: 01.02, Tel: 33.4.92.99.82.07
HOLLYWOOD SINGING AND
DANCING: A MUSICAL HISTORY
http://www.greatmusicaltreasures.com/fe
ature
Feature Documentary (111 min)
Language: English
Director: Mark McLaughlin
Writer: Mark McLaughlin
Producer: Great Musical Treasures
Key Cast: Shirley Jones, Narrator
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A celebration of song and dance
beginning with THE JAZZ SINGER and
continuing through CHICAGO to
DREAMGIRLS and Hairspray.
STARS AND THEIR GUITARS THE HISTORY OF THE ELECTRIC
GUITAR
http://www.passportentertainment.com
Documentary (85 Min)
Language: English
Director: Kent Hagen
Writer: Kent Hagen
Producer: Passport International
Entertainment, LLC
Key Cast: BB King, Peter Frampton,
Roger McGuinn
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
The epic story of the electric guitar and
the players that make them famous
including, BB King, Peter Frampton and
Roger McGuinn.
ELVIS AND PAT BOONE - ROCKIN’
RIVALS
http://www.passpsortentertainment.com
Documentary (One- Hour)
Language: English
Director: Steve Stoliar
Writer: Steve Stoliar
Producer: Passport International
Entertainment, LLC
Key Cast: Elvis Presley, Pat Boone, Tom
Jones, Glen Campbell, Bill Medley
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
In the 1950s and early ‘60s competition
was fierce between the Kings of Rock ‘N
Roll, Elvis and Pat Boone, for the hearts
of their fans. This is their story.
SHEMP COCKTAIL - A TOAST TO
THE ORIGINAL STOOGE
http://www.passportentertainment.com
Comedy (5 hours 15 min)
Language: English
Director: Steve Stoliar
Writer: Steve Stoliar
Producer: Passport International
Entertainment, LLC
Key Cast: Shemp Howard
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Long overdue 2-disc spotlight on Shemp
Howard’s comedy classics, an original
Stooge who outshone the others,
including outtakes, exclusive interviews
and never-before-seen home movies.
HOLLYWOOD SINGING AND
DANCING: A MUSICAL HISTORY THE SERIES
http://www.greatmusical
treasures.com/musicals/index.html
(13 x One-Hour)
Language: English
Director: Mark McLaughlin
Writer: Mark McLaughlin
Producer: Great Musical Treasures
Key Cast: Shirley Jones, Narrator
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Celebrate every decade of magical
musicals starting with the first musicals
from the ‘20s through today’s
blockbusters and Academy Award
winners, Dreamgirls, Chicago and
Hairspray.
PEACE ARCH
ENTERTAINMENT
Peace Arch Entertainment, 4640
Admiralty Way, Suite 710, Marina Del
Rey, CA 90292, USA. Tel:
1.310.776.7208. Fax: 1.310.823.7147 .
www.peacearch.com, email:
[email protected]
Producer of theatrical, home
entertainment, and television content for
distribution to worldwide markets
At MIPTV: Kevin Byles (President,
International Distribution), David Fox
(President, Fox Associates), Blair Reekie
(President, Factual, Lifestyle & Reality
Television), Victor Rodriguez (EVP,
International Distribution), Mary Herne
(EVP, International Television/Home
Entertainment), Suzanne Barron (SVP,
International Television/Home
Entertainment)
Acquisition Executive: Berry
Meyerowitz (President, Peace Arch
Home Entertainment), Jessica Labi (VP,
Strategic Development)
Office: R33.11, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8854
DELIRIOUS
Romantic Comedy (107 min)
Language: English
Director: Tom DiCillo
Writer: Tom DiCillo
Producer: Robert Salerno
Key Cast: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt,
Alison Lohman, Gina Gershon
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
A bottom-feeding paparazzo befriends a
young homeless man whose chance
meeting with a celebutante creates a
wedge between the two unlikely friends.
WATCHING THE DETECTIVES
Romantic Comedy (91 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul Soter
Writer: Paul Soter
Producer: Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Galt
Niederhoffer, Celine Rattray
Key Cast: Lucy Liu, Cillian Murphy
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Brief synopsis:
The line between film and reality is
blurred when a film noir geek meets a
real-life femme fatale with a big
adventure in mind.
GUANTANAMERO
Drama (86 min)
Language: English
Director: Vicente Penarrocha
Writer: Vicente Penarrocha, Philip
Palmer
Producer: Michiyo Yoshizaki
Key Cast: Rupert Evans, Sir Derek
Jacobi
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Spain
A chilling yet sensitive insight into the
mind of a captive at Guantanamo Bay
prison, as he struggles to separate fantasy
from reality.
SHRED
Comedy (98 min)
Language: English
Director: David Mitchell
Writer: David Mitchell, Francis Mitchell,
John Mitchell
Producer: Randy Cheveldave
Co-production partners: Jeff Wilson
EDEN AT THE END OF THE WORLD
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TELEVISION
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Key Cast: Tom Green, David England
Delivery Status: Complete
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Before they are banned from the
snowboarding circuit, two “shredders”
must transform snowboard wannabes
into pros.
DEVIL’S MERCY
Thriller (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Melanie Orr
Writer: James A. McLean
Producer: Peace Arch Entertainment
Key Cast: Stephen Rea
Delivery Status: Post-production
Year of Production: 2008
A couple and their six-year-old son move
into an old Connecticut house where the
boy soon becomes distraught with
thoughts of monsters dwelling in the
attic.
NEVER CRY WEREWOLF
Thriller
Language: English
Director: Brenton Spencer
Writer: John Sheppard
Producer: Aaron Barnett
Key Cast: Nina Dobrev, Kevin Sorbo
Delivery Status: Post-production
A teenage tomboy meets handsome
moody stranger that moves in next door
who turns out to be a werewolf.
POINT DU JOUR
Point Du Jour, 70, rue Jean Bleuzen, F92170 Vanves, France. Tel:
331.58.04.15.76. Fax: 331.58.04.15.78.
www.pointdujour-international.fr
Producer & Distributor
At MIPTV: Luc Martin-Gousset
(President & Producer), Doris Weitzel
(Director of Sales & Development)
Office: stand nr. 02.15, Tel:
04.92.99.80.41
MEN IN DANGER (THE MALE
GENDER, AN ENDANGERED
SPECIES?)
Science documentary (52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Sylvie Gilman, Thierry
Delestrade
Writer: Sylvie Gilman
Producer: Luc Martin-Gousset (Point du
Jour)
Co-production partners: ARTE France,
with the participation of RTBF, SBS
Australia
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
Sperm production in humans is
decreasing. For Niels Skakkebaek,
Danish scientist, « the male reproductive
system could be as much in danger as
our climate and environment”.
MAN OF THE GLACIERS
Documentary (52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Katarzyna Chambenoit
Writer: Katarzyna Chambenoit
Producer: Luc Martin-Gousset (Point du
Jour)
Co-production partners: France 5
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
Through core samples collected over
years in Antarctica, explorer Claude
Lorius was able to reconstitute the
climate of 800 000 years ago. During his
2004 mission, he suffered partial
amnesia.
1968, WORLD IN REVOLT
Documentary (52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Michèle Dominici
Writer: Michèle Dominici
Producer: François Landesman,
Stéphanie Coleaux (Bonne Compagnie)
Co-production partners: France 3
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
“1968” belong to our global heritage. Its
heroes are French, American, German,
Czech or British. This is a film on the
fate of some of the protagonists, 40 years
later.
RICHARD NIXON, THE MAN YOU
LOVED TO HATE
Documentary (52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Patrick Jeudy
Writer: Patrick Jeudy
Producer: Luc Martin-Gousset (Point du
Jour)
Co-production partners: France 5, with
the participation of RAI Educational,
RTBF
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
40 years ago, Richard Nixon was elected
37th President of the USA on November
6, 1968. A film on the life, work and
trials of unglamorous “Tricky Dicky”.
BEYOND THE WALL
Documentary (57 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Marie-France Barrier
Writer: Marie-France Barrier
Producer: Ôm’ Gaïa Production, PG
Invest Int., Jean-Pierre Barrier
Co-production partners: France 5, with
the participation of RAI Educational,
RTBF
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
Fate intended them to be enemies, but
they have chosen to become partners:
two Israelis, two Palestinians. Their
situation “branded” them doubly, as
“victims” and “aggressors”.
BUS STOP: EL RAPIDO
Documentary (52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Hervé Rébillon
Writer: Hervé Rébillon
Producer: Luc Martin-Gousset (Point du
Jour)
Co-production partners: France 5
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
The El Rapido line running from Buenos
Aires to Lima is one of the longest bus
routes in the world - 5000 kilometres
crossing three countries: Argentina, Chile
and Peru.
KOSOVO, THE BLACK HOLE OF
EUROPE
Documentary (52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Baudouin Koenig
Writer: Baudouin Koenig
Producer: Christian LePeutrec
(mana a mano)
Co-production partners: France 5
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
KOSOVO has declared independence.
Reactions in Serbia (and Russia) were
fast and furious.In 2007, our team had
gone to Mitrovica, finding out what
divides and separates Kosovars
CHILDREN OF THE WHALES
Documentary (2 x 52 min.)
Language: French, English
Director: Frédéric Tonolli
Writer: Frédéric Tonolli
Producer: Christian LePeutrec (mana a
mano)
Co-production partners: France 3
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
Chukotka on the Bering sea, is home to
the Chukchi people. A local legend
makes them the ‘children of the whales’.
Their life revolves around whale hunting,
fishing and .survival.
PORCHLIGHT
ENTERTAINMENT
Porchlight Entertainment, 11050 Santa
Monica Blvd., 3rd Floor, Los Angeles,
CA 90025 USA. Tel: 1.310.477.8400 .
Fax: 1.310.477.5555.
www.porchlight.com, email:
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Bruce Johnson (President &
CEO), William Baumann (President &
COO), Ken DuBow (President
Worldwide Distribution), JD Beaufils
(VP, Worldwide Sales), Katherine
Kaufman (VP, Worldwide Sales), Jeffrey
Engelen (VP, Worldwide Sales)
Acquisition Executive: Ken DuBow
Offices: Riviera Stand R34.03, Tel:
011.33(0)4.92.99.8804
TOWARDS DARKNESS
www.tdmovie.com
Drama (97 min)
Language: English/Spanish
Director: Antonio Negret
Writer: Antonio Negret
Producer: Luiza Ricupero, Craig
Anderson
Co-production partners: Take Fountain
Productions, Negret Films Production
Key Cast: America Ferrera, David
Sutcliffe, Robert Urbina
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US/Panama
As the minutes of a kidnapped hostage’s
life slip away, frustration mounts as his
family and a special ops team rush to
save his life.
SECRETS OF PINE COVE
Thriller (95 min)
Language: English
Director: Penelope Buitenhuis
Writer: John Murlowski
Producer: Harvey Kahn
Co-production partners: Front Street
Pictures and Ash Road Productions
Key Cast: Melissa Joan Hart, Patrick
Currie, Susan Hogan
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: US
In this gripping thriller, a beautiful
young woman’s casual island vacation
becomes a terrifying life-or-death
struggle to survive the long-hidden truth
behind the SECRETS OF PINE COVE.
AJ’S TIME TRAVELLERS
Family/Adventure (30 min)
Language: English
Director: Mike Finney
Writer: Barry Friedman
Producer: David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe,
Matthew Papish
Co-production partners: DNA
Productions
Key Cast: Larry Cedar, Julie St. Claire,
Wayne Thomas Yorke
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1995, Country of
Origin: US
AJ reaches into his fantasy world of time
travel to discover a way to gain a deeper
understanding of his own individual and
social ethics.
PORTFOLIO
ENTERTAINMENT
Portfolio Entertainment, 110 Eglinton
Avenue East, Suite 602, Toronto ON
M4P 2Y1, Canada. Tel: 1.416.483.9773.
Fax: 1.416.483.6537.
www.portfolioentertainment.com, Email:
[email protected]
Producer, distributor
At MIPTV: Lisa Olfman (Founder and
President), Joy Rosen (Founder and
President), Jon Rutherford (Director of
Sales & Acquisitions)
Office: Canada Pavilion Stand 00.01,
Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.83.56, Fax:
33(0)4.92.99.83.57
CARL2
www.carlsquared.com
Animation (65 x 30 min) NEW episodes
available — Season 3 & 4 (40 to 65)
Language: English
Director: Mike Csunyoskca
Producer: Portfolio Entertainment
Key Cast: Ensemble
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005/2006/2007,
Country of Origin: Canada
When a slacker teen accidentally clones
himself he discovers that the miracle of
cloning is only skin-deep as he
scrambles to cover up the trail of chaos
left by his exuberant clone.
CHEF AT HOME
www.chefmichaelsmith.ca
Lifestyle (131 x 30 min) NEW episodes
available — Season 4 & 5 (79 to 131)
Language: English
Director: Trevor Grant
Writer: Michael Smith
Producer: Ocean Entertainment and
Cellar Door Productions
Key Cast: Michael Smith
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
Chef Michael Smith invites you into his
home kitchen demonstrating simple,
flavorful meals. Close the cookbooks.,
look in the fridge, ignite the imagination
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and let your appetite be your guide!
CHEF AT LARGE
www.chefmichaelsmith.ca
Lifestyle (65 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Edward Mowbray
Writer: Michael Smith, Edward
Mowbray
Producer: Ocean Entertainment and
Cellar Door Productions
Key Cast: Chef Michael Smith
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Canada
Chef Michael Smith investigates and
documents the fast-paced, diverse and
challenging world of chefs, their kitchens
and cuisines from across the globe.
COWBOY COUNTRY
www.cowboycountrytv.com
Factual / Lifestyle - HD (65 x 30 min)
Language: English
Producer:Cowboy Country Productions Ltd.
Key Cast: Ash Cooper
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
While embracing the history and
traditions of the past, Cowboy Country
explores the passion surrounding the
unique western culture of today’s
cowboy.
SPELLZ
Kids How-To/Instructional (52 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Ron Allen
Writer: Susan McLennan
Producer: GAPC Entertainment
Key Cast: Jay Sankey, Bridget Hall
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
Ever wondered just how magicians do
their amazing tricks? Spellz is a fastpaced, fun romp that reveals the
mysteries behind everyday and “not so
everyday” magical tricks!
MANSIONS
Lifestyle / Design trends (13 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: D’Arcy Butler, Scott MacNeal,
Jim Henshaw
Producer: Lenz Entertainment
Delivery Status: Fall 2008
Year of Production: 2007/2008, Country
of Origin: Canada
Mansions provides a glimpse into the
exciting world of high finance,
astounding privilege and extreme
indulgence through the high-stakes
wheeling, dealing and building of
million dollar mansions.
D-SIGN
www.dsignmagazine.com
Design trends & European Lifestyle –
HD (13 x 30 min)
Language: English & Spanish
Director: Alberto Abenza
Producer: Conta Conta Produccions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Spain
Famous European architects and
designers illustrate how to leave unique
signatures through lighting and avantgarde furnishings reflecting the designs
which prevail today and those which will
become fashionable within the next few
years.
THE BIG COMFY COUCH
www.bigcomfycouch.us
Children’s / Pre-school (100 x 30 min)
NEW episodes available — Season 7
(79 to 100)
Language: English
Director: Derek Ryan, Rob Mills
Producer: Radical Sheep Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Canada
This series is a safe cozy place for preschoolers to learn about the world
around them through a child’s point of
view, providing a playful environment
for fun and discovery.
RUFFUS THE DOG
www.radsheep.com/ruffus.html
Children’s / Pre-school (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Robert Mills
Producer: Radical Sheep Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Canada
Ruffus The Dog entertains, educates and
amuses pre-school viewers by
stimulating their interest in the
wonderful world of classic fairy-tales
pulled from the shelves of Ruffus’
bookstore.
TOP DOGS
www.topdogs.tv
Lifestyle/Sports (84 x 60 min) NEW
episodes available — Season 7 (79 to
84)
Language: English
Producer: Polar Bear Entertainment
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004/2005/2006,
Country of Origin: Canada
Top Dogs is the wide world of
sports….for dogs! Whether jumping
through hoops, herding sheep or leaping
for discs, these spirited canines are the
most entertaining athletes on four legs.
R
RAI TRADE (SALES)
Rai Trade (Sales), Via Umberto Novaro
18, 00195 Rome, Italy. Tel:
39.06.374.981. Fax: 39.06.370.1343.
www.raitrade.it, email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Renato Parascandolo
(President), Alba Calia (Vice President),
Carlo Nardello (CEO), Andrea Portante
(Worldwide Sales and Brand Marketing
Director), Sesto Cifola (Head of Cinema
and TV Sales), Sabrina Eleuteri (Fiction
and Animation International Sales
Manager), Giovanna Maccagno (Formats
International Sales Manager)
Office: R 30.03
THE VICEROYS
Historical Drama (120’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Roberto Faenza
Production: Jean Vigo Italia, Rai Cinema
Delivery Status: new /ready
A Sicilian family with a father, a tyrant,
who deprives his daughter even of the
right to love.
DETECTIVE MONTALBANO
Drama
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Alberto Sironi
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Production: Palomar, RAI Fiction
Delivery Status: in production
Based on the successful novels by
Andrea Camilleri. Detective Montalbano
is the main protagonist and a policeman
who is gentle with the weak but
relentless in searching for anyone guilty
of committing the crime.
ESCAPE WITH MARLENE
Drama (100’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Alfredo Peyretti
Production: Progetto Immagine, RAI
Fiction
Delivery Status: Ready
Stefano finds Marlene, who has escaped
from prison, robbed a jewellery store and
been wounded in the process, hiding in
his stepfather?s abandoned stables, and
he looks after her.
HE WAS MY BROTHER
Drama (2 x 100’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Claudio Bonivento
Production: Achille Manzotti for Faso
Film
Director of photography: Emilio
Loffredo
Delivery Status: ready
Luca has vague memories of his original
family, but he has no idea that the crime
boss his father has been assigned to
arrest, is his blood brother.
LADY DETECTIVE
Action Thriller (8 x 100’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Cinzia TH Torrini
Production: Rai Fiction, Aran Endemol
Delivery Status: ready
When Chief Detective Lisa Milani
brilliantly solves a case she has been
asked to help with in the city, she is
given a crime squad all of her own.
CHIEF DETECTIVE
DE LUCA
Police (6 x 100’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Antonio Frazzi
Production: AGER 3, RAI Fiction
Chief Detective De Luca investigates
and solves crimes in the city of Bologna
and along the Adriatic coast, with little
or no regard for those in power, whoever
they happen to be.
POLICE CHIEF MANARA
Police (12 x 50’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Davide Marengo
Production: Dauphine Film Company,
RAI Fiction
Lara, a police crime-scene investigator,
moves in with her Aunt Carina, little
knowing that the man she secretly fell in
love with at the Police Academy, Chief
Luca Manara, has just been transferred to
the same small Tuscan town.
CAPRI
Drama (25 x100’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Enrico Oldoini
Production: Rai Fiction, Rizzoli
Audiovisivi
Delivery Status: ready
The protagonists are a beautiful
yet mysterious woman, two
brothers who are both madly
in love with her, and an
entire mansion which they must divide
between them.
MARESCIALLO ROCCA AND THE
CHILDHOOD FRIEND
Police (2 x 100’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Fabio Jephcott
Production: Solaris, Rai Fiction
Maresciallo Rocca returns to Rome for
the funeral of Pietro, the elderly
neighbourhood cobbler.
THE LARK FARM
Drama (117’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Paolo and Vittorio Taviani
Production: Grazia Volpi
COME INTO THE LIGHT
Drama (90’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Roberto Faenza
Production: Jean Vigo Italia Production
MAYBE GOD IS ILL - FORSE DIO
E’ MALATO
Docu-film (90’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
DIRECTOR: FRANCO BROGI
TAVIANI
Production: AGER 3
The film follows the main stories of
Walter Veltroni’s book of the
same name.
A PRINCE NAMED TOTÒ
Documentary (70’)
Version: Italian with English subtitles
Director: Fabrizio Berruti
Production: Marco Poccioni and Marco
Valsania for Rodeo Drive
RDF RIGHTS, PART
OF THE RDF MEDIA
GROUP
RDF Rights, part of the RDF Media
Group, Beaumont House, Kensington
Village, Avonmore Road, London W14
8TS, UK. Tel: 44.20.7013.4400. Fax:
44.20.7013.4401. www.rdfrights.com,
email: [email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Matthew Frank (Managing
Director), Jane Millichip (Chief
Operating Officer), Anne-Marie Pardoe
(Head of Sales), Emily Cripps (Head of
Acquisitions), Barnaby Shingleton (Head
of Light Entertainment Acquisitions),
Martin Rakusen (Director, Commercial
Development)
Office: Stand R31.05
BIG AND SMALL TRAIN
STUDIO 100 MEDIA
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DANCE MACHINE
Entertainment (60 minute format)
Language: English
Co-production partners: RDF USA, part
of the RDF Media Group, for ABC
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Ordinary people perform extraordinary
dance moves in this brand new
primetime entertainment format from the
creators of Don’t Forget The Lyrics.
DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS!
Entertainment - 17 x 60 minutes, series
3)
Language: English
Co-production partners: RDF USA, part
of the RDF Media Group, for Fox
Network USA
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Think you know the words to Queen’s
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’? Would you be
able to keep singing once the music has
stopped? Contestants who succeed could
walk away with thousands in this brand
new primetime entertainment format.
SUBURBAN VIRGINS
Factual entertainment (4 x 60 min)
Language: English
Co-production partners: Brand New
Entertainment
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Fun reality show following sexually
inexperienced men and their quest to
find a girlfriend/ lover.
CELEBRACADABRA!
Factual Entertainment (8 x 60 minutes +
format)
Language: English
Co-production partners: VH1
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
This winning format combines the
excitement of magic with all the fun of
celebrities who are out to out-do each
other!
REGENT
WORLDWIDE SALES
Regent Worldwide Sales, 10990 Wilshire
Blvd., Penthouse Los Angeles, California
90024 USA. Tel: 1.310.806.4288. Fax:
1.310.806.4271.
www.regententertainment.com
Producer and Distributor
At MIPTV: Meggan Kimberley (CoPresident), Adam Wright (Co-President),
Merve Berker (Executive Assistant)
Office: # 03.24-05.23. Tel:
33(0)492.99.8206, Meggan Kimberley
Mobile: 1.818.451.8298. Adam Wright
Mobile: 1.818.331.0990. Merve Berker
Mobile: 1.310.666.3038
Distributor on all titles: Regent
Entertainment; Rights on all titles: All
Rights
LAVA STORM
Action/Disaster (90 min)
Directed by: Sean Dwyer
Starring: Ian Ziering (“Beverly Hills
90210”), Valerie Valois
Delivery Status: Completed
When a routine mine inspection goes
horribly wrong, Lori Pratt suddenly finds
herself in the middle of a massive
volcanic eruption.
SOLAR DESTRUCTION
Action/Disaster (90 min)
Directed by: Fred Olen Ray
Cast: Tracy Gold (“Growing Pains”),
Michelle Clunie (“Queer As Folks”)
Delivery Status: Completed
Fifteen-year-old math genius Riley has
just developed a groundbreaking new
way to accurately predict deadly solar
flares. He soon discovers the earth has
only 18 hours to prepare for a solar flare
powerful enough to cause a global
electrical meltdown.
GROUND ZERO: THE DEADLY
SHIFT
Action/Disaster (90 min)
Directed by: Fred Olen Ray
Cast: Tracy Nelson (“Melrose Place”,
“Down and Out in Beverly Hills”),
Charles Shaughnessy (“Saint &
Sinners”), Ken Barnett
Delivery Status: Completed
Maverick scientist David Terran leads a
lonely life, shunned by his colleagues
because of his radical theories about
magnetic poles. But when Iran sets off a
chain of explosive nuclear events,
David’s far fetched ideas become all too
real.
NUCLEAR HURRICANE
Action/Disaster (90 min)
Directed by: Fred Olen Ray
Cast: Jamie Luner (“Melrose Place”,
“Profiler”), Jack Scalia (“All my
Children”, “Red Eye”), David Millbern
Delivery Status: Completed
At a nuclear power plant, the cooling
system becomes a problem when the
“mother of all storms” is headed straight
towards it.
A DATE WITH MURDER
Thriller (90 min)
Directed by: Rex Piano
Cast: Alexandra Paul (“Baywatch”,
“Melrose Place”), David Chokachi
(“Baywatch”), Robyn Lively
(“Nip/Tuck”, “CSI:NY”)
Delivery Status: Post-Production
Following clues, Stacy gets closer to the
killer, but it’s a matter of time before he
strikes again – and Stacy may be his next
target.
THE DELPHI EFFECT
Action/ Thriller (90 min)
Directed by: Ron Oliver
Cast: Shannen Doherty (“Beverly Hills
90210”, “Mallrats”), Robert Gant
(“Queer As Folks”, “Teaching Mrs.
Tingle”), John Rhys-Davies (“Lord of
the Rings”, “Indiana Jones and the Last
Crusade”)
Delivery Status: Completed
After years of working as a covert
government agent, a brush with death
causes operative Jacob Keane to make
career change.
STOLEN LIFE: CAUGHT ON TAPE
Thriller (90 min)
Directed by: Donald Wrye
Cast: Antonio Sabato Jr. (“Melrose
Place”), Odette Yustman
Delivery Status: Completed
A young school teacher engaged to a
handsome firefighter has the seemingly
perfect life until she accompanies some
girlfriends on a spring break trip.
7 THINGS TO DO BEFORE I’M 30
Romantic/Comedy (90 min)
Directed by: Paul Kaufman
Cast: Amber Benson (“Buffy the
Vampire Slayer”), Julia Duffy
US Broadcaster: Lifetime
Delivery Status: Completed
After losing her job, apartment and
boyfriend in one day, Lori Madison
moves home with her mother Vivian and
discovers a list she made as a child: “7
Things To Do Before I’m 30.”
KISS THE BRIDE
Romantic / Comedy (90 min)
Directed by: C. Jay Cox
Cast: Tori Spelling (“Beverly Hills
90210”), James O’Shea, Philipp Karner,
Amber Benson (“Buffy the Vampire
Slayer”), Joanna Cassidy
Delivery Status: Completed
In high school, Matt and Ryan were best
friends. But in the ensuing ten years,
they’ve lost contact. So when Matt
receives an invitation to Ryan’s wedding
he’s surprised!
CHRISTMAS CAPER
Family/Holiday (90 min)
Directed by: David Winkler
Cast: Shannen Doherty (“Beverly Hills
90210”, “Mallrats”), Ty Olsson (“Aliens
vs. Predator”, “X2”), and Conrad Coates
(“Saw II ”,“ Kyle XY
US Broadcaster: ABC Family
Delivery Status: Completed
When professional thief Dove ends up
caring for her niece and nephew over the
Christmas holidays, she begins to rethink
her priorities and realizes that a crimefree Christmas might be just what she
needs this year.
AN ACCIDENTAL CHRISTMAS
Family/Holiday (90 min)
Directed by: Fred Olen Ray
Cast: Cynthia Gibb (“Gypsy”, “Young
Blood”), David Millbern, James Hong
(“Balls of Fury”, “Blade Runner”)
US Broadcaster: Lifetime
Delivery Status: Completed
Separated after 15 years of marriage,
Vicki and Jason are set up by their two
teenage children to spend a Christmas
vacation together on the beach.
RETIREMENT
LIVING TV
Retirement Living TV, 8825 Stanford
Blvd., Suite 200, Columbia, MD 21114
USA. Tel: 1.619.269.4943.
http://www.rl.tv
At MIPTV: Cammie Morgan (Head of
Acquisitions & Co. Productions)
Office: Tel: 1.760.580.2924
ANOTHER CHANCE FOR
ROMANCE
Reality (30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Another Chance for Romance features
seniors in search of love and
companionship as they jump into the
world of dating.
WHAT’S NEXT
Reality (60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Post Production
After enjoying a few months of freedom,
many new retirees fins themselves
thinking, “What’s next?”. This show
helps them find their way.
HEALTHLINE
Factual (30 min)
Delivery Status: Completed
A health and medical program that
equips you with the tools you need to
take better control of your health.
HEALTHLINE’S WHOLE BODY
HEALTH
(30 min)
Delivery Status: Post Production
Healthline’s Whole Body Health is a half
hour program that takes a holistic
approach to medical care and wellness.
RETIRED AND WIRED
Factual (30 min)
Delivery Status: Completed
Retired and Wired is the guide to the
very latest in high-tech tips and tools.
RHI
ENTERTAINMENT
RHI Entertainment, 1325 Avenue of the
Americas, 21st Floor, New York, NY
10019, United States. Tel: 212.977.9001.
Fax: 212.977.9049. www.rhifilms.com,
email: [email protected]
Producer/Distributor
At MIPTV: Robert Halmi Jr. (President
& CEO, RHI Entertainment, LLC), Peter
von Gal, (COO, RHI Entertainment,
LLC), Joel Denton (President of
Production and Distribution, RHI
Entertainment, LLC), Torquil Macneal
(SVP, International Sales), John
Alexander (SVP, International Sales &
Worldwide DVD Distribution), Michael
Oesterlin (SVP, International Sales)
Acquisition Executive: Joel Denton
Office: Booth R38.09, Tel:
33(0)4.92.99.8872
THE LAST TEMPLAR
Action/Thriller/Adventure (240 min)
Language: English
Writer: Raymond Khoury and Suzette
Couture
Producer: Robert Halmi Sr., Robert
Halmi, Jr./RHI Entertainment
Co-production partners: Muse
Entertainment
Key Cast: Mira Sorvino, Victor Garber
Delivery Status: Pre Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Based on Raymond Khoury’s #1
International best-seller, an ancient
decoder has been stolen from a
collection of Vatican art.
DRAGON STEEL
Miniseries, Fantasy/Adventure
(360 min)
Language: English
Producer: RHI Entertainment/Robert
Halmi, Sr., Robert Halmi, Jr.
Delivery Status: In Development
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: United States
Brief synopsis: (25-30 words max):
In a faraway time, on the island of
Mirabilis, the most valuable element is
an empowering, magical ore called
Dragonsteel.
DEPTH CHARGE
(120 min)
Language: English
Director: Terrence O’Hara
Writer: Dennis Pratt
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Producer: Robert Halmi Jr./RHI
Entertainment
Co-production partners:
Larry Levinson Productions
Key Cast: Eric Roberts, Jason Gedrick
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: United States
On his final voyage before retirement,
Krieg, the seasoned all-American captain
of the nuclear-powered submarine USS
Montana is making a shocking bid for
world peace.
INFECTED
Sci Fi/Action/Thriller (120 min)
Language: English
Director: Adam Weissman
Writer: Christian Ford and Roger Soffer
Producer: RHI Entertainment/Robert
Halmi, Sr., Robert Halmi, Jr.
Co-production partners: Reunion
Pictures
Key Cast: Isabella Rossellini, Judd
Nelson, Gil Bellows
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
Ben and Lisa, disgruntled reporters for
the Boston Daily, are looking for stories
to match their ambitions. They find one
when the mayor is assassinated—not by
a crazed gun nut, but by a terrified man
desperate to stop an alien invasion.
GRAVE MISCONDUCT
Action/Thriller (120 min)
Language: English
Director: Armand Mastroianni
Writer: Matthew Chernov and David
Rosiak
Producer: RHI Entertainment/Robert
Halmi, Jr.
Co-production partners: Larry Levinson
Productions
Key Cast: Crystal Bernard, Vincent
Spano
Delivery Status: Post production
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: United States
When Andrea Drown, the author of an
unpublished manuscript commits suicide,
aspiring novelist Julia London claims it
as her own.
RIGEL
ENTERTAINMENT
Rigel Entertainment, 4201 Wilshire
Blvd.,Suite 555, Los Angeles, CA 90010
USA. Tel: 1.323.954.8555. Fax:
1.323.954.8592. www.rigel.tv, email:
[email protected]
Production, Distribution
At MIPTV: John F.S.Laing (CEO &
President)
STUCK
Thriller (90 min)
Director: Stuart Gordon
Cast: Mena Suvari, Stephen Rea, Russell
Hornsby
Inspired by true events, the film is about
two unlikely opponents thrown together
in a macabre set of circumstances.
BLONDE AND BLONDER
Comedy (90 min)
Director: Dean Hamilton
Cast: Pamela Anderson, Denise
Richards, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Meghan
Ory, Kevin and John Farley,
Byron Mann
DEE TWIDDLE (Pamela Anderson) and
DAWN ST. DOM (Denise Richards) are
two blondes on a mission. They just have
no idea what it is!
PACIFIC BLUE, SEASON I-V
Drama (13x60 min)
Cast: Rick Rossovich, Jim Davidson,
Darlene Vogel, Paula Trickey, Marcos
Ferraez, Mario Lopez, Jeff Stearns, Amy
Hunter-Cornelius, Shanna Moakler
Pacific Blue is a dynamic
action/adventure series set along
California’s most celebrated stretch of
coastline - Santa Monica Bay.
WHEN A MAN FALLS IN THE
FOREST
Drama (90 min)
Director: Ryan Eslinger
Cast: Sharon Stone, Dylan Baker,
Timothy Hutton, Pruitt Taylor Vince
Embraces the lives of four unlikely
heroes each consumed in a personal
struggle to make sense of their lives and
transforms them in ways they never
imagined.
MAX HAVOC : CURSE OF THE
DRAGON
Action & Adventure (90min)
Language: English
Director: Albert Pyun
Key Cast: Mickey Hardt, Joanna Krupa,
Marie MaTiko, Nikki Ziering, Diego
Wallraff, Richard Roundtree, David
Carradine, Carmen Electra
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2004
Max Havoc (Mickey Hardt), world
famous kickboxer turned sports
photographer, returns to Guam and faces
the relentless Black Dragons.
MAX HAVOC : RING OF FIRE
Action & Adventure (90min)
Language: English
Director: Terry Ingram
Key Cast: Mickey Hardt, Dean Cain,
Christina Cox, Rae Dawn Chong, Martin
Kove, Linda Thorson, Samuel Patrick
Chu, Carmen Electra
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006
Max Havoc is on a new assignment
staying at a luxury hotel in the heart of a
big city, only to discover that the classy
hotel owner is a vicious mob boss
heading up a crime ring full of unwanted
teenagers in the nearby slums.
RIVE GAUCHE
FILMS
Rive Gauche Films, 15442 Ventura
Boulevard, Suite 101, Sherman Oaks,
CA, 91403, U.S. Tel: 1.818.386.1035.
Fax: 1.818.784.9916.
www.rgitv.com/films, email:
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Jon Kramer (Chairman &
CEO)
Office: 26.01
BLACK POINT
Action 90:00
Language: English
Director: David Mackay
Key Cast: David Caruso, Susan Haskell
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2001,
Country of Origin: USA
A reclusive ex-Navy officer befriends a
woman and tries to save her from an
abusive relationship with her gangster
lover.
CONTAMINATED MAN
Action/Thriller (90:00)
Language: English
Director: Anthony Hickox
Key Cast: William Hurt, Peter Weller,
Natascha McElhone
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2000, Country of
Origin: USA
A virus that kills on contact is set free
after a disgruntled employee breaks into
a top-secret laboratory and is
accidentally infected.
I WITNESS
Action (90:00)
Language: English
Director: Rowdy Herrington
Key Cast: James Spader, Jeff Daniels,
Portia De Rossi
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2002, Country of
Origin: USA
Twenty-seven bodies are discovered in a
collapsed tunnel in Tijuana.
ONE WAY OUT
Action (90:00)
Language: English
Director: Allen Goldstein
Key Cast: Jason Bateman, Jim Belushi
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2001, Country of
Origin: USA
A veteran homicide police officer that
has developed a lifestyle far beyond his
means masterminds the murder of a
gorgeous and wealthy socialite.
STICK UP
Action (90:00)
Language: English
Director: Rowdy Herrington
Key Cast: James Spader
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2001, Country of
Origin: USA
In a quiet rural town up in the Sierras, a
bank has just been robbed of a half
million dollars. It seems pretty clear to
the authorities that John Parker, an L.A.
police detective, has pulled off the heist.
RIVE GAUCHE
MOTORS & MORE
Rive Gauche Motors & More, 15442
Ventura Boulevard, Suite 101, Sherman
Oaks, CA, 91403 USA. Tel:
1.818.784.9912. Fax: 1.818.784.9916,
www.rgitv.com, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Dorothy Crompton (Senior
Vice President, International Sales), Gary
MacKinney (Vice President,
International Sales), Robby Amar (Sales
Executive, International Sales), Jeff
Houser (Vice President, Emerging
Businesses Development), Jon Kramer
(Chairman & CEO)
Office: 26.01
MUTANT MACHINES
Reality (13 x half-hour)
Competition series where teams battle it
out to mutate their basic machines such
as motorbikes, scooters and cars into
ride-on mowers, pile drivers etc.
AUTOMOBILIA
Reality (6 X Half-Hour)
Collecting car-related memorabilia is a
huge pastime for many. Join the fun as
two average guys are pitted against each
other to see who can find the best items
at a variety of collectors’ fairs.
SLIPSTREAM
Reality (15 x half-hour)
It’s said that women are terrible drivers.
Do you think it’s true? Find out as
women take on the men in a test that will
leave you with the answer to that age-old
question.
KATIE’S FANTASY LAND
Reality (8 x half-hour)
Each program delves into the history of
an item of underwear including the bra,
panties, corsets and stilettos, etc.
PLANET BOOB
Reality (12 x half-hour)
Everything you ever wondered about
boobs will be answered in the Planet
Boob series.
RIVE GAUCHE
TELEVISION
Rive Gauche Television, 15442 Ventura
Boulevard, Suite 101, Sherman Oaks,
CA, 91403 USA. Tel: 1.818.784.9912.
Fax: 1.818.784.9916. www.rgitv.com,
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Dorothy Crompton (Senior
Vice President, International Sales), Gary
MacKinney (Vice President,
International Sales), Robby Amar (Sales
Executive, International Sales), Jeff
Houser (Vice President, Emerging
Businesses Development), Jon Kramer
(Chairman & CEO), Mark Rafalowski
(President of Acquisitions & Production,
Rive Gauche Television)
Office: 26.01
NOWHERE TO RUN
Realty (13 x 30min)
The most dangerous part of a high-speed
pursuit is when a suspect has nowhere to
run or hide.
SCARE TACTICS, SEASON 3
Realty (22 x 30min-Season 1), (22 x
30min-Season 2), (13 x 30min-Season 3)
+ 1 hour Special.
Thirteen brand new episodes of the
deliciously frightening hidden camera
series where friends and family lure
MESSAGES FROM NATURE
ZDF ENTERPRISES
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those close to them into outrageously
frightening scenarios – all with a sci-fi
and horror twist from alien abductions to
military experiments gone awry.
program.
WHAT DO YOU DO
Realty (13 x 30min)
What Do You Do is the ‘how to’ series
for incredible and often life threatening
situations. POLICE TECH
Reality/documentary (2 x 60min)
Police Tech is the series where law
enforcement experience first hand,
through tests and in on scene action, the
most innovative science and
extraordinary new technologies use to
apprehend criminals.
VIDEO ZONKERS
Reality/clip (52 x 30min-Series 1), 52 x
30min-Series 2) (104 x 30min-total)
Never-before-seen video clips collected
from around the globe into stand alone
comedic hours that show life’s everyday
moments at their most extreme, odd,
bizarre but almost always, most
hilarious.
S
SANDY FRANK
ENTERTAINMENT,
INC.
Sandy Frank Entertainment, Inc.,
910 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021
United States. Tel: 212.772.1889.
Fax: 212.772.2297.
http://www.sandyfrankentertainment.com
At MIPTV: Mr. Sandy Frank
(Chairman), Maury Shields (Executive
Vice President), Nora Diaz (Director: of
Sales), Rosalie Perrone (Vice President,
Controller), Sandi Spidell (Vice
President, Operations)
Office: 09.14, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8299
NAME THAT TUNE - NEW 2008
FORMAT
Game Show (30 Minute OR 60 Min)
Country of Origin: USA
New NAME THAT TUNE format
combines proven hit television elements
with contemporary music and styles!
INTERNATIONAL KUNG FU
WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Sports (60 min)
This is the FIRST and ONLY true
international Kung Fu World
Championship available to broadcasters!
FIRST AND WORST - FORMAT
Reality (30 min)
We take the dating show concept and
smash it into the hidden camera to create
an irreverent and unbelievably funny
series with universal appeal!
SCREEN MEDIA
VENTURES
Screen Media Ventures, 757 Third
Avenue, 3rd Floor New York City, New
York 10017 USA. Tel: 212.308.1790.
Fax: 212.308.1791.
www.screenmedia.net
Feature Film Distribution Company
At MIPTV: Joseph Kovacs (President),
David Fannon (Executive Vice
President) Almira Malyshev (Senior Vice
President; International Sales), Michael
Dwyer (Vice President; International
Sales and Acquisitions), Samantha Stuart
(Manager; International Sales and
Acquisitions)
Office: Riviera - Stand R36.04, Tel:
33.4.92.99.88.10
DISAPPEARANCES
http://www.disappearancesmovie.com/
Adventure (118 min)
Language: English
Director: Jay Craven
Writer: Jay Craven
Producer: Jay Craven and Mark Donadio
Key Cast: Kris Kristofferson, Gary
Farmer, Genevieve Bujold, Luis Guzman
and William Sanderson
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $ 1.5M
Year of Production: 2006. Country of
Origin: USA
Forced to smuggle whiskey in an attempt
to save his family, Quebec Bill (Kris
Kristofferson) and his son embark on an
unforgettable treacherous journey
through the wilderness.
WALKER PAYNE
http://www.walkerpayne.com/
Drama (117 min)
Language: English
Director: Matt Williams
Writer: Matt Williams
Producer: Judd Payne
Key Cast: Jason Patric, Drea de Matteo,
Sam Shepard, Bruce Dern
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
A period drama where a small-town
father is forced to make difficult,
heartbreaking decisions in order to save
his two daughters.
TURN THE RIVER
http://www.turntheriver.com/
Drama (92 min)
Language: English
Director: Chris Eigeman
Writer: Chris Eigeman
Producer: Ami Armstrong
Key Cast: Famke Janssen, Rip Torn,
Marin Hinkle
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $500K
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A pool shark (Janssen) takes the ultimate
gamble when she kidnaps her own son
and flees her ex-husband.
THE RAGE
www.theragefilm.com
Horror (99 min)
Language: English
Director: Robert Kurtzman
Writer: Robert Kurtzman, John Bisson,
Producer: Robert Kurtzman, John
Bisson, Matt Jerrams, Anne Kurtzman
Key Cast: Erin Brown, Andrew Divoff
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $ 2M
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A crazed scientist experimenting with a
rage virus on innocent victims in a
laboratory in the woods. When his
subjects escape, vultures devour their
remains, and became mutations seeking
to feed on humans.
VIRGIN OF JUAREZ
http://web.mac.com/kevindobson/Virgin/
Welcome.html
Drama (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Kevin James Dobson
Writer: Michael Fallon
Producer: Kevin James Dobson,
Rosemary Marks
Key Cast: Minnie Driver, Angus
Macfadyen, Esai Morales
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
While on assignment, Lost Angeles
based reporter Karina Danes, meets
Mariela, a rare survivor of one of the
vicious attacks taking place in the border
town of Cuidad Juarez.
SCREENTIME
PTY LTD
Screentime Pty Ltd, 108 Alexander
Street, Crows Nest, Sydney, NSW, 2065,
Australia. Tel: 61.2.9439.4911. Fax:
61.2.9439.4922. www.screentime.tv,
Email: [email protected]
Television Production Company
At MIPTV: Des Monaghan (Executive
Director), Mbl: 61.410.300.456. Bob
Campbell (Executive Director) Mbl:
61.419.989.837, Karen Willing (Head of
Development: Non-Fiction) Mbl:
61.418.114.084, Greg Haddrick (Head of
Drama) Mbl: 61.413.745.045
Acquisition Executives: Des Monaghan,
Bob Campbell
Office: Tel (mobile): Bob Campbell:
61.419.989.837, Des Monaghan:
61.410.300.456, Karen Willing:
61.418.114.084, Greg Haddrick:
61.413.745.045
UNDERBELLY
Drama (13 x 1 hours)
Language: English
Directors: Tony Tilse, Peter Andrikidis,
Geoff Bennett, Grant Brown
Producers: Greg Haddrick, Brenda Pam
Executive Producers: Des Monaghan, Jo
Horsburgh
Cast: Rodger Corser, Eliza Szonert,
Frankie J Holden, Danielle Carter, Vince
Colossimo, Les Hill, Gyton Grantley,
Lauren Clair, Simon Westaway, Martin
Sacks, Caroline Craig, Gerard Kennedy
Delivery status: Currently on air: Nine
Network
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Australia
Distribution: Portman Film and
Television
Uses the framework of the war between
Melbourne’s two leading criminal gangs
and the war between both gangs and the
Purana Task Force.
THE INFORMANT
Drama (2 hours)
Language: English
Director: Peter Andrikidis
Producer: Fiona Eagger
Cast: William McInnes, Anita Heigh,
Leeanna Walsman, Stephen Curry, Colin
Friels, Matt Day.
Delivery status: For Network TEN
Year of Production: Late 2007, Country
of Origin: Australia
Distribution: Alchemy Television
Not too long ago, almost half the people
on remand had been caught through the
extraordinary efforts of one man. This
series is inspired by events occurring in
Australia today.
FALSE WITNESS
Contemporary Drama (2 x 90 minutes:
mini-series)
Language: English
Director: Peter Andrikidis
Producer: Greg Haddrick
Executive Producer: Des Monaghan,
Brendan Dahill
Delivery status: For UKTV (Australia) –
October 2008
Year of Production: Mid 2008, Country
of Origin: Australia
Distribution: Power Television Limited
In the early 1990’s, the Soviet Union
became a series of independent states
and six nuclear weapons went missing.
False Witness is a high octane thriller
about the West’s worst nightmare: Al
Qaeda ends up with one of the missing
weapons.
THE SOCIETY MURDERS
Contemporary Drama (2 hours)
Language: English
Director: Brendan Maher
Producer: Fiona Eagger and Greg
Haddrick
Executive Producers: Des Monaghan and
Sue Masters
Cast: Georgie Parker, Nicholas Eadie,
Daniela Farinacci, Asher Keddie,
Matthew Le Nevez
Year of Production: 2005/early 2006 &
on air Network TEN 2006, Country of
Origin: Australia
Distribution: Power Television Limited
The Society Murders follows the events
surrounding the disappearance of
Margaret Wales-King and her husband,
Paul.
MARY BRYANT
Period drama (2 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Peter Andrikidis
Producers: Greg Haddrick and
Andrew Benson
Cast: Romola Garai, Alex O’Lachlan,
Jack Davenport, Sam Neill, Tony Martin,
David Field
Delivery status: Delivered – on air
Network TEN (Australia), ITV (UK)
& TV3 (New Zealand)
Budget: AUD$16 million
Year of Production: Shoot – 2004;
Post – 2005, Country of Origin:
Australia/UK for Network Ten
and ITV.
Distribution: Power Television
Limited
Mary Bryant is a true life epic of an
extraordinary young woman and her
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fight for the freedom and dignity of her
young family in the colony at Botany
Bay.
STUART MACGILL UNCORKED
Infotainment (6 x 30 min)
Language: English
Executive Producer: Karen Willing
Host: Stuart MacGill
Delivery Status: On air late 2007 to early
2008: Lifestyle Food
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Australia
Distribution: Outright Distribution
Test cricketer Stuart MacGill explores
his other passion, Australian wine,
through the eyes of Australia’s up and
coming wine makers.
SCREENTIME
LIMITED
Screentime Limited, 68 Sale Street,
Freemans Bay, Auckland New Zealand.
Tel: 64.9.30.33.339. Fax: 64.9.30.78.885.
www.screentime.tv, email:
[email protected]
Acquisition Executive: Philly Iles (Head
of Production)
Office: Tel (mobile): 64.21.334.661
POLICE TEN-7
Factual/observational (30 min)
Language: English
Cast: Not applicable
Delivery Status: Completed episodes can
be delivered on digibeta as required –
international series also available
Director: Various
Producer: Philly Iles
Year of Production: 2002, 2004, 2005,
2006, 2007, 2008, Country of Origin:
New Zealand
Distribution: Format and finished
episodes by Outright Distribution
Police Ten 7 (the police code meaning
‘arrived at the scene’) is a unique
television series that goes inside the
working lives of officers on New
Zealand’s police force.
BEYOND THE DARKLANDS
Observational documentary (6 x 60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Delivered and on air:
TV2
Director: Various
Producer: Philly Iles
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: New Zealand
Distribution: Outright Distribution
Police psychologist, Nigel Latta, goes
behind six of New Zealand’s most
notorious murders and looks at the
murderers – their families, backgrounds
and circumstances.
CRIME SCENE
Observational documentary
(3 x 90 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Delivered and on air
Director: Various
Producers: Gavin Wood and Mary
Durham
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: New Zealand
Distribution: Outright Distribution
A live, studio-based, special event with
public polling and viewer input on all
aspects of crime in New Zealand.
REDEMPTION HILL
Reality/infotainment (10 x ? hours)
Language: English
Delivery Status: first episode to air
February 9, 2006
Director: Charl J Langston & Nicola
Griffin
Producer: Glenn Sims
Year of Production: 1005/2006, Country
of Origin: New Zealand
Redemption Hill is the extraordinary
journey of 10 out-of-control teenagers
who, through a course of discipline and
adventure activities, experience the ups
and downs of getting their lives back on
track.
SCREENTIMESHINAWIL
Screentime-ShinAwiL, 3rd Floor
O’Hagan House, 83-87 Ranelagh
Village, Dublin 6, Ireland. Tel: 353.1.406
6433. Fax: 353.1.406 6434.
www.screentime.tv, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Larry Bass (CEO)
Acquisition Executive: Larry Bass
Office: Tel (mobile): 353.86.381.2044
YOU’RE A STAR VI
Music
Producer: Lynda McQuaid
Language: English
Delivery Status: Delivered and on air
early 2008
Years of Production: 2002 & 2008
inclusive, Country of Origin: Ireland
Distribution: Outright Distribution
The smash hit of the last five years in
RTE’s schedule follows the fortunes of
the Irish aspirants to represent their
country in the Eurovision Song Contest
CELEBRITY YOU’RE A STAR
Music
Producers: Larry Bass and Lynda
McQuaid
Language: English
Delivery Status: Series III complete –
highest average ratings so far
Year(s) of Production: 2005 – 2007
inclusive, Country of Origin: Ireland
Distribution: Outright Distribution
The celebrity version of You’re A Star,
now in its third successful season.
RUNAWAY BRIDES
Reality/observational
(6 x 30 min)
Language: English
Producers: Lynda McQuaid and Alex
Reilly
Cast: Not applicable
Delivery Status: Delivered
Years of Production: 2007,
Country of Origin: Ireland
Distribution: Outright Distribution
Six part series about couples
who choose to run away from the
traditional and get married in an
alternative fashion.
SCREENTIME FORMATS:
POPSTARS
The first
The best
A phenomenon in 40+ countries
Distribution: Target
YOU’RE A STAR
Ireland’s Number One entertainment
format
Distribution: Outright Distribution
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SOCCASTARS
From the playground to the Premiership
Distribution: Outright Distribution
THE REPLACEMENT
An observational comic replaces a
family member
Distribution: Outright Distribution
FROM HERE TO MATERNITY
An observational look at the late stages
of pregnancy to parenthood
Distribution: Outright Distribution
SHAFTESBURY
FILMS
Shaftesbury Films, 163 Queen Street
East, Suite 100, Toronto, Ontario,
Canada, M5A 1S1. Tel: 1.416.363.1411.
Fax: 1.416.363.1428.
www.shaftesbury.ca, email:
[email protected]
Producer, Distributor
At MIPTV: Christina Jennings
(Chairman), Scott Garvie (SVP), Shane
Kinnear (VP, Sales & Marketing),
Suzanne French (VP, Children’s &
Family), Adam Haight (Supervising
Producer), Ryan St. Peters (Sales
Executive)
Office: R27.12, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.88.28
LIFE WITH DEREK - SEASON IV
Kids Live-Action Comedy (70 x 30 min)
(New Eps #53 – 70)
Language: English, French, German,
Italian, Neutral Spanish, Castilian
Spanish, Euro Portuguese, Brazilian
Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, Norwegian,
Swedish, Hebrew, Japanese.
Director: Steve Wright, Benjamin
Weinstein, Paul Fox, Craig Pryce
Producer: Christina Jennings, Scott
Garvie, Daphne Ballon, Suzanne French,
Laurie McLarty, Jeff Biederman
Key Cast: Michael Seater, Ashley Leggat
Delivery Status: June 2008
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Life with Derek is about a modern
blended family and the comic war
between two self-obsessed teenagers in a
take-no-prisoners fight for control of
their house, their school, and their world!
OVERRULED!
Kids Live-Action Comedy (13 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Paul Fox, Jeff King, Michael
Mabbott, Craig Pryce and Steve Wright
Producer: Christina Jennings, Scott
Garvie, Suzanne French, Jeff Biederman
& Jeffrey Alan Schechter
Key Cast: Jacob Kraemer, Sally TaylorIsherwood, Nick Spencer, Jasmine
Richards
Delivery Status: July 2008
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Jared “Coop” Cooper is a smooth-talking
teen who puts his charm and principles
to good use as the teen-defense attorney
at Banting High’s Youth Court.
BOOKY AND THE SECRET SANTA
Family MOW (1 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Peter Moss
Producer: Christina Jennings, Scott
Garvie, Phyllis Platt, Peter Moss
Key Cast: Megan Follows, Stuart
Hughes, Rachel Marcus
Delivery Status: Available Now
Country of Origin: Canada
Booky Thompson takes a part-time job
after her father is laid-off before
Christmas and she soon discovers a
secret Santa who sets out to give her
family the Christmas they deserve.
BOOKY MAKES HER MARK
Family MOW (1 x 90 min)
Language: English, Dutch, Swedish,
Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Hebrew,
Arabic, Russian
Director: Peter Moss
Producer: Christina Jennings, Peter
Moss, Scott Garvie, Phyllis Platt, Laurie
McLarty, Patrick Cassavetti
Key Cast: Megan Follows, Stuart
Hughes, Tatiana Maslany
Delivery Status: Available Now
Country of Origin: Canada
Beatrice “Booky” Thompson is a spunky,
irrepressible and bright young girl who
dreams of becoming a great writer
despite the hard times she and her family
face in 1930s.
BLOODLETTING AND
MIRACULOUS CURES
Drama (8 x 60 min)
Language: English
Producer: Christina Jennings, Scott
Garvie, Julie Lacey
Delivery Status: Spring 2009
Country of Origin: Canada
A series based on Vincent Lam’s awardwinning novel about the personal and
professional lives of a group of
conflicted young doctors at odds with
themselves, each other and at times, their
patients.
THE LISTENER
Drama (13 x 60 min)
Language: English
Director: Clement Virgo, Ken Girotti
Producer: Christina Jennings, Scott
Garvie, Julie Lacey, Adam Haight
Key Cast: Craig Olejnik, Ennis Esmer
Delivery Status: Fall 2008
Country of Origin: Canada
Toby Logan, a young big-city paramedic
with the power to listen to people’s
thoughts, juggles life as a telepathic
sleuth with that of an urban twentysomething.
THE SUMMIT
Drama (2 x 90 min)
Language: English
Director: Nick Copus
B ALLOONTOONS
STUDIO 100 MEDIA
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Producer: Christina Jennings, Scott
Garvie, Eva Radwaska, Laura Harbin,
Julie Lacey, Adam Haight
Key Cast: Bruce Greenwood, James
Purefoy, Rachelle Lefevre, Mia Maestro,
Stephen McHattie, Lisa Ray, Wendy
Crewson and Christopher Plummer
Delivery Status: March 2008
Country of Origin: Canada
As world leaders gather at the G8
Summit, an American engineered strain
of smallpox, illegally tested in the third
world, is smuggled back to the first
world within the walls of the Summit.
SHORELINE
ENTERTAINMENT,
INC.
Shoreline Entertainment, Inc., 1875
Century Park East, Ste. 600, Los
Angeles, CA 90067 USA. Tel:
1.310.551.2060. Fax 1.702.974.0707.
website: www.slefilms.com, e-mail:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Sam Eigen (Director of
Distribution), Brian Sweet (Director of
Sales)
Office: 11.05, Market Mobile:
1.702.524.3114, Fax: 1.702.974.0707
HIGH LIFE
Heist
Language: English
Director: Gary Yates
Producers: Robin Cass & Gary Yates
Executive Producers: Morris Ruskin &
Elizabeth Jarvis
Key Cast: Timothy Olyphant and Joe
Anderson
Status: Post-Production
Year Of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada/USA
A hilarious portrait of male-pattern
stupidity. Dick and his pals have been
botching jobs and racking up prison time
for years, but enough is enough and
Dick’s got the perfect plan for one last
heist.
WUSHU WARRIOR
Martial Arts
Language: English
Director: Alain Desrochers
Producer: Suzanne Girard
Executive Producer: Morris Ruskin
Key Cast: Matt Frewer, and Tod Fennell
Status: Post Production
Year Of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada/China
China, 1862: Lord Lindsay rules the
opium trade and the clandestine Red
Lotus Society, a group of trained Wushu
warriors, is the only force fighting to
restore justice to the people.
THE ELDER SON
Comedy (85 min)
Language: English
Director: Marius Balchunas
Producer: Scott Sturgeon and Jon Veague
Key Cast: Shane West, Rade Serbedzija,
and Leelee Sobieski
Status: Completed
Year Of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
The life of Max, a Russian clarinetist
living in Los Angeles, changes when Bo,
a local thief looking for a hideout after a
botched car heist, passes himself off as
Max’s long-lost son.
KILL KILL FASTER FASTER
Film Noir (93 min)
Language: English
Director: Gareth Maxwell Roberts
Producer: Carlo Dusi, Gareth M.
Roberts, and Gil Bellows
Key Cast: Gil Bellows, Lisa Ray, and
Esai Morales
Status: Completed
Year Of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
Joe One-Way, a man serving a life
stretch for the murder of his teenage
bride, is finally paroled when a producer
has optioned the play he’s written in
prison and pulls some strings.
ON BROADWAY
Comedy/Drama (98 min)
Language: English
Director: Dave McLaughlin
Producer: Dave McLaughlin
Key Cast: Joseph McIntyre, Eliza
Dushku, and Will Arnet
Status: Completed
Year Of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
After falling off of a roof, Jack
O’Toole’s uncle dies in his arms.
Overwrought with emotion, Jack hears
his uncle’s voice telling him to write a
play about the funeral.
SHOWCASE
ENTERTAINMENT,
INC.
Showcase Entertainment, Inc., 21800
Oxnard Street, Suite 150, Woodland
Hills, CA 91367 USA. Tel:
1.818.715.7005. Fax: 1.818.715.7009.
www.showcaseentertainment.com
At MIPTV: Scott Bedno (Director of
International Sales), Bruce Livingston
(Chief Financial Officer)
Office: Palais - Stand 09.02,
Tel: 011.33.0.4.92.99.8305
LABOU AND THE PIRATE
TREASURE OF CAPTAIN
LEROUGE
Family
Language: English
Delivery Status: Post Production
Three kids team up in search for missing
pirate treasure! During their quest, they
stumble across Labou, a legendary
swamp creature who helps the kids find
the treasure.
DISMAL
Thriller
Language: English
Director: Raymond L. Brown
Producer: Dennis “Dink” Adams,
Raymond L. Brown, W. Jeffrey Frizzell
Key Cast: William Gregory Lee, Richard
Riehle, Scott Miles, Mark Joy
Delivery Status: Post Production
Country of Origin: USA
Two friends are looking forward to a
weekend of drinking and fishing, but the
Great Dismal Swamp has other plans.
PURPLE VIOLETS
Romantic Comedy
Language: English
Director: Edward Burns
Writer: Edward Burns
Producer: Margot Bridger, Edward
Burns, Aaron Lubin
Key Cast: Selma Blair, Edward Burns,
Debra Messing, Patrick Wilson, Dennis
Farina, Elizabeth Reaser, Donal Logue
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
The latest feature from Award-Winng
Director, Edward Burns, PURPLE
VIOLETS is a funny and touching story
of a woman still searching for herself as
she enters her thirties.
SEA OF DREAMS
Language: English
Director: Jose Bojorquez, Nickolay
Todorov
Writer: Jose Bojorquez and David
Howard
Producer: Jose Bojorquez
Key Cast: Johnathon Schaech, Sendi Bar,
Angelica Maria, Nicholas
Gonzalez, Seymour Cassel, Sonia Braga
Delivery Status: Post Production
Year of Production: 2007
In a seaside town, a beautiful girl is
haunted by a curse, which has claimed
the lives of her parents and her
boyfriend. Only one man is willing to
risk his life to prove that the power of
love is stronger than any “curse.”
Year of Production: 2007
Litigious pet owners battling it out in
court before the pre-eminent Judge
Wapner of the top-rated US reality show
“People’s Court.”
ELVIS: THE GREAT
PERFORMANCES
Documentary (3x60min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
This unique collection, officially
authorized by the Elvis Presley Estate,
captures the essence of Elvis, the greatest
singer of our generation, and features
never-before-seen photographs, home
movies, interviews and rare (as well as
famous) performances.
ROCK & ROLL CLASSICS
Music series (36X30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
This primarily music-performance series
features complete performances from
some of the greatest rock legends of all
time including James Brown, Janis
Joplin, The Supremes, The Rolling
Stones, etc.
SOFA Entertainment,, 9121 W. Sunset
Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90069 USA. Tel:
310.276.9522. Fax: 310.276.0242.
http://www.sofaentertainment.com
At MIPTV: Andrew Solt (President &
CEO), J. Derrick Morgan (VP,
International Sales), Greg Vines (VP,
Production)
Office: R36.02, Tel: 04.9299.8844
WORLD’S FUNNIEST
COMMERCIALS
Comedy (1x60 min)
Language: English
Producer: Andrew Solt Productions
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Some of the most world’s most
outrageous, hilarious and “off-the-wall”
commercials ever made. The program is
especially edited to allow you to insert
your own local host.
TOPO GIGIO AND FRIENDS
Comedy (1x60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
The beloved pint-sized Italian puppet is
sure to entertain your viewers with his
light-hearted comedy, song and dance!
HUNT FOR AMAZING TREASURES
- SPECIALS
Adventure (19x60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007
Travel the world in search of fantastic
treasures worth millions of dollars as you
meet fortune-seekers, psychics and
daring treasure hunters!
BEST OF ANIMAL COURT
Reality (26 x 30min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Sony Pictures Television International,
10202 West Washington Blvd., Culver
City, CA 90232 USA. Tel:
1.310.244.4000. Fax: 1.310.244.1874.
http://www.sonypictures.com
At MIPTV: Michael Grindon (President),
John McMahon (President, Managing
Director: , Europe), Sander Schwartz
(President, International Production),
Keith Le Goy (Executive Vice President,
Distribution), Stuart Baxter (Executive
Vice President, European Distribution)
Office: M5.01, Tel: 33.(0)4.92.99.85.66
CASHMERE MAFIA
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Lucy Liu, Frances O’Connor,
Miranda Otto, Bonie Somerville
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Lucy Liu stars as one of 4 female friends
who balance their lives as ambitious
power players in NYC with their
personal relationships, from Darren Star.
CANTERBURY’S LAW
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Julianna Margulies, Aidan
Quinn, Ben Shenkman, Trieste Dunn,
Keith Robinson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Julianna Margulies stars as a criminal
defense attorney who risks career and
reputation in her quest to provide clients
with the representation they deserve.
POWER OF 10
Game Show Format
Country of Origin: USA
This must have format is a high-stakes,
adrenaline-filled game show that tests
SOFA
ENTERTAINMENT
SONY PICTURES
TELEVISION
INTERNATIONAL
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contestants’ knowledge of public
thinking on topics from politics to pop
culture.
BREAKING BAD
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn,
Aaron Paul, Betsy Brandt, Dean Norris
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Bryan Cranston stars as an honest but
desperate and penniless high school
chemistry teacher diagnosed with
terminal cancer who turns to a life of
crime to provide for his family.
DAMAGES
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Glenn Close, Rose Byrne, Ted
Danson, Tate Donovan, Zelikjo Ivanek
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
This legal thriller features a young
ambitious lawyer working for a
successful, cutthroat attorney, played by
Glenn Close, who will stop at nothing to
win the cases she handles.
THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN
Animated (30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: In Production
Country of Origin: USA
This series picks up the original webslinger’s mythology at the beginning of
his journey as a teenager who must
conceal his secret identity and combat
bigger villains than ever before.
MORE THAN JUST A GAME
Docu-drama
Director: Junaid Ahmed
Writer: Tom Eaton
Producer: Anant Singh, Helena Spring
Key Cast: Presley Chweneyagae, Wright
Ngubeni, Tshepo Maseko, Az Abrahams,
Merlin Balie
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: South Africa
An inspiring drama based on the true-life
story of an organized soccer league
formed among the prisoners on South
Africa’s Robben Island.
SOUTHERN STAR
INTERNATIONAL
Southern Star International, Level 10, 8
West Street, North Sydney, New South
Wales, 2060 Australia. Tel:
61.2.9202.8555. Fax: 61.2.9956.6918.
www.southernstargroup.com, email
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Catherine Payne (Chief
Executive – Southern Star International),
Alison Baker (Director of Sales),
Veronique Verges (Head of European
Sales)
Office: Stand H4.12, Tel:
33.4.92.99.8772 or 33.4.92.99.8773, Fax:
33.4.92.59.01.82 or 33.4.92.59.01.83
OUT OF THE BLUE
Serial Drama (130 x half hours)
Language: English
Director: Scott Hartford Davis, Geoffrey
Nottage, Catherine Roden , Aarne
Neeme, Stephen Mann
And Lewis Fitz-Gerald
Writer: Sam Meikle, Jason Herbison
Producer: A Southern Star Entertainment
Production in association with BBC
United Kingdom)
Key Cast: Sophie Katinis, Renai Caruso,
Charlotte Gregg, Katherine Hicks,
Clayton Watson, Ryan Johnson, Dylan
Landre, Daniel Henshall, Nathaniel
Buzolic, Olivia Bonnici, Daisy Betts,
Basia A’Hern, Zoe Carides, Noel Hodda,
Diane Craig, Aidan Gillett, Kim
Knuckey, John Atkinson, Maggie Dence,
Louis Hunter, Sam Weaving, CharlieRose MacLennan
Delivery Status: In production - ongoing
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Australia
Eight friends. Three families. An ocean
of secrets. One grisly murder… out of
the blue. When a high school reunion
ends in a shocking murder, friendships
will be challenged and loyalties will be
torn.
HARLEY STREET
Drama (6 x 1 hours)
Language: English
Director: Paul Whittington, Colin Teague
and Barnaby Southcombe
Writer: Marston Bloom, Howard
Overman, Nicole Taylor and Jack
Williams
Producer: A Carnival Film & Television
Production for ITV1 United Kingdom
Key Cast: Paul Nicholls, Suranne Jones,
Shaun Parkes , Oliver Dimsdale, Kim
Medcalf, Cush Jumbo, Rosie Day, Phillip
Jackson, Polly Maberly.
Delivery Status: In production
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: England
Set in London’s famous medical district,
Harley Street is a modern, sassy and
witty take on a quintessentially English
world of medicine told through a team of
high flying GP’s and Specialists
establishing a new breed of private
practices.
MIDNIGHT MAN
Thriller (3 x 1 hours)
Language: English
Director: David Drury
Writer: David Kane
Producer: A Carnival Film & Television
Production for ITV1 United Kingdom
Key Cast: James Nesbitt, Catherine
McCormack, Rupert Graves, Ian
Puleston Davies, Reece Dinsdale, Zara
Turner and Alan Dale
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: England
Max Raban becomes embroiled in a
political cover up and now framed for
murder and on the run; will Max be able
to get to the truth?
BED OF ROSES
Drama (6 x 1 hours)
Language: English
Producer: A Southern Star
Entertainment, Australian Broadcasting
Corporation and Film Finance
Corporation Australia Production in
association with Ruby Entertainment,
developed with the assistance of
Australian Film Commission and Film
Victoria
Key Cast: Kerry Armstrong, Julia Blake,
Caroline Gillmer, Kaarin Fairfax, Dina
Panozzo, Tim Phillips, Frank Magree,
Andrew S. Gilbert, Jay Laga’aia, Haha
Le, Lawrence Mah, Geoff Morrell,
Richard Davies and Brandon Burns.
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Australia
This series follows the adventures of
spoilt, rich, city-dweller Louisa Atherton,
who is forced to move back to her tiny
hometown, when her husband dies in the
arms of another woman.
CHRISTMAS AT THE RIVIERA
Comedy-Drama, Telemovie
Language: English
Director: Mark Bussell and Justin
Sbresni.
Writer: Mark Bussell and Justin Sbresni.
Producer: A Carnival Film & Television
Production for ITV1 United Kingdom.
Key Cast: Alexander Armstrong, Reece
Shearsmith, Darren Boyd, Anna
Chancellor, Sam Kelly, Warren Clarke,
Barbara Flynn, Pam Ferris, Peter
Vaughan and James Greene.
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: England
Festive fun and frolics cause calamity for
guests on a Yuletide holiday at a seaside
hotel. The Christmas spent here changes
all of their lives forever.
MOONBEAM BEAR
Animation (26 x 11 minutes or Feature
Film)
Language: English
Producer: A Neue Deutsche
Filmgesellschaft (NDF) and Caligari
Film Production
Co-production partners: Beta Film and
Universum Film in association with
ZDF.
Delivery Status: Delivered
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
Based on the popular children’s books
series ‘Der Mondbaer’, Moonbeam Bear
is an enchanting story about a little bear
whose forest friends call him the Moon
Bear.
PERFECT WEAPON
Factual (6 x 1 hours)
Language: English
Producer: An Oxford Scientific Films
Production for National Geographic
Channels
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: England
In this series our experts ex-Marine
Monty Halls and Archaeologist Stuart
Prior battle to find mankind’s most
awesome and terrifying killing machines.
CITY HOMICIDE SERIES 2
www.yahoo.com.au/cityhomicide
Crime Drama (36 x 1 hours)
Language: English
Writer: John Hugginson & John Banas
Producer: A Seven Network Australia
Production
Key Cast: Shane Bourne, Noni
Hazelhurst, Daniel MacPherson, Aaron
Pederson, Nadine Garner and Damien
Richardson.
Delivery Status: In production
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Australia
A no-frills, punchy one-hour drama
series inescapably all about murder, the
characters that deal with it and the
ripples that flow from it. In Homicide,
their day begins when your day ends.
WIRE IN THE BLOOD SERIES 6
Crime Drama (4 x telemovies. Total 23
Telemovies plus USA telemovie)
Language: English
Producer: A Coastal Production for ITV
United Kingdom
Key Cast: Robson Green, Simone
Lahbib.
Delivery Status: Post-production
Year of Production: 2007/08, Country of
Origin: England
Following the enormous success of the
earlier telemovies, clinical psychologist
Dr Tony Hill (Green) returns for another
four thrilling telemovies.
ALL SAINTS SERIES 11
www.yahoo.com.au/allsaints
Drama (40 x 1 hours – total episodes 456
x 1 hours)
Language: English
Producer: A Seven Network Australia
Production
Key Cast: John Waters, John Howard,
Tammy MacIntosh, Judith McGrath,
Mark Priestly, Will Traval, Jolene
Anderson, Allison Cratchley, Andrew
Supanz, Virginia Gay, Jack Campbell
and Sonia Todd
Delivery Status: In production - ongoing
Year of Production: 2007/08, Country of
Origin: Australia
Award winning medical drama focusing
on the working and personal lives of
doctors and nurses of the Emergency
Ward at All Saints Hospital.
STARZ MEDIA
Starz Media, 2950 N. Hollywood Way,
3rd Floor, Burbank, CA 91505 USA. Tel:
1.818.748.4160. Fax: 1.818.748.4611.
www.starzglobal.com
At MIPTV: Gene George (Executive
Vice President, Worldwide Distribution)
1.310.804.9360, Alisha Serold (Vice
President, Television and Family
Entertainment) 1.818.968.0523, Cynthia
Burnett (Director Operations, Worldwide
Sales), Todd Bartoo (Sales Coordinator),
Jonathan Taylor (Vice President, Public
Relations) 1.310.592.3039
Office: Riviera, Seaview 25,
Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.89.26
OGGY & THE COCKROACHES
XILAM ANIMATION COMPANY
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HEAD CASE
Half-hour comedy (13 x 30)
Executive Producers: Robert Bauer,
Jason Farrand, Alexandra Wentworth,
Stephan Shelanski, Michael Ruggiero,
Robert Markovich
Key Cast: Alexandra Wentworth, Steve
Landesberg; with guest stars Jeff
Goldblum, David Alan Grier, Joel
Madden, Cindy Margolis, Andy Dick,
Jonathan Silverman
Dr. Elizabeth Goode is judgmental,
unconventional and could use a good
shrink herself. Her days are filled
with a “who’s who” client list
from the world of entertainment,
sports and music.
HOLLYWOOD RESIDENTIAL
Half-hour comedy (13 x 30)
Executive Producers: Andy Bobrow,
Cheryl Hines, Paul Young, Peter
Principato
Key Cast: Adam Paul, Lindsey Stoddart;
with guest stars Paula Abdul, Tom
Arnold, Carmen Electra, Chris Kattan
and Cheryl Hines
Tony King is a frustrated, underachieving actor and “inept as they come”
carpenter, who, along with his sexy new
co-host, Lila Mann, take their show to
the homes of Hollywood celebrities.
HOLLYWOOD GOES GAMING
Documentary feature (1 x 60)
Executive Producers: Gregg Backer,
Michael Ruggiero, Christopher Black
Key Cast: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson,
Kristanna Loken, Tricia Helfer, John
Woo, Nolan Bushnel
Hollywood Goes Gaming examines the
evolving relationship between
Hollywood and the videogame industry
over the last three decades. As with
novels and comic books, videogames are
having their own deep influence on
movies such as 300.
BLOODSUCKING CINEMA
Documentary feature (1 x 58)
Executive Producers: Michael Ruggiero,
Christopher Black, Kirk Shaw, Brad
McAfee
Key Cast: Kristanna Loken, Cheech
Marin, Stuart Townsend
Bloodsucking Cinema explores the
origins and “birth” of the vampire, its
evolution and entry into cinema’s
storytelling lexicon and Hollywood’s
undying interest in the theme.
FOG CITY MAVERICKS
Documentary feature (1 x 120)
Executive Producers: Gary Leva
Key Cast: Peter Coyote narrates with
appearances by: George Lucas, Francis
Ford Coppola, Clint Eastwood, Milos
Foreman, Anthony Minghella, Steven
Spielberg, Saul Zaentz and more.
Fog City Mavericks is a documentary
that pays homage to the important
filmmakers (including George Lucas and
Francis Ford Coppola) who have
emerged to create compelling cinema
outside the Hollywood studio system.
WOW! WOW! WUBBZY!
Animated series (52 x 22 or 104 x 11)
Executive Producers: Fred Seibert, Susan
Miller, Scott D. Greenberg, John W.
Hyde
Wubbzy just wants to have fun. He and
his best pals Widget (she just wants to
build) and Walden (he just wants to
think) face the challenges
of each day with the best resource
they’ve got – friendship!
MASTERS OF SCIENCE FICTION
Science fiction anthology (6 x 44)
Executive Producers: Steve Brown,
Morris Berger, John W. Hyde, Brad
Mendelsohn, Andrew Deane, Keith
Addis. Co-executive producers, Lisa
Richardson, Mick Garris, Sam Egan
Main Cast: Includes Sam Waterston,
Anne Heche, Terry O’Quinn, Brian
Dennehy
Professor Stephen Hawking will
introduce each episode as “Masters Of
Science Fiction” brings to the screen
celebrated short stories from the world’s
most highly regarded science fiction
writers, dealing with many of the most
powerful and controversial current
issues.
MASTERS OF HORROR
60-minute films (26 x 60)
Executive Producers: Steve Brown,
Morris Berger, John W. Hyde, Mick
Garris, Keith Addis, Andrew Deane
Main Cast: Includes Jason Priestley,
Johnathon Schaech, Sean Patrick
Flanery, Meatloaf, George Wendt, Ron
Perlman
The Emmy-winning “Masters of Horror”
splashed blood across U.S. television for
two seasons, with contributions from
many of the horror genre’s most highly
regarded directors.
STUDIO100 MEDIA
N.V. & CO. KG
Studio100 Media N.V. & Co. KG,
Frauenlobstrasse 2, D-80337 Munich,
Germany. Tel: 49.89.54.34.47.80. Fax:
49.89.54.34.47.810.
www.studio100media.com, Email:
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Hans Bourlon (CEO),
Patrick Elmendorff (General Manager),
Jo Daris (Director of International
Affairs), Katja Neufingerl (Director
International Sales), Thorsten Wegener
(Director Program & Production), Nicole
Braun (Executive Assistant)
Office: Azur.07, Tel: 33.49.29.93.317
BIG & SMALL
Puppetry (52 x 11 min)
Producer: Kindle Entertainment in
cooperation with Studio100, BBC, YTV
and 3J´s Productions
Status: In production
Big & Small are two best friends who
haven’t really known each other for long.
One is big and the other is small together
they prove that fun comes in different
sizes. of living with someone who’s
bigger or smaller, faster or slower than
you are.
BALLOONTOONS
Animation (104 x 6.5 mins or 52 x 13
min)
Producer: Studio Petersburg, Russia
Status: Season I: Completed, Season II:
In production
Balloontoons are a friendly group of
funny round characters whose world is
full of adventure without violence or
brutality. The series is designed as an
enchanted, funny and enjoyable
representation of the society that
surrounds a child’s life.
BUTTERFLY AND BEAUTYFLY
Animation (52 x 5 min)
Producer: Belgian Waffles, Interligne
Multimedia, Studio Robert, Milpod
Studio, Did Guibbels, RTBF Fiction and
RTBF Jeunesse
Status: Completed
Butterfly & Beautyfly are two naive but
happy butterflies. Together they flutter
here and there, understanding and
learning about their small world.
BUMBA THE CLOWN
Preschoolers - live action and CGI
animation (150 x 5 min)
Producer: Studio100
Status: Completed
Bumba the clown who lives in a circus
with his friends. Based on variation in
colours, characters and music the series
mixes educational elements (like
guessing words & colours) with funny
segments, enabling development and
interaction skills.
THE HOUSE OF ANUBIS
Live action, mystery teen soap (114 x 12
min)
Producer: Studio100
Status: Season I completed, Season II
completed
A group of teenagers living in a boarding
house during their secondary school
education, each have their own story to
tell, with tales of love, happiness,
loneliness, sadness and jealousy as they
progress towards maturity.
MEGA MINDY
Live action, children’s series (13 x 25
min)
Producer: Studio100
Status: Season I completed, Season II
completed, Season III in production
Mo, a slightly geeky and clumsy girl
escapes her daily routine at the police
station by combating evil as the town’s
superhero “Mega Mindy”.
SULLIVAN
ENTERTAINMENT
Sullivan Entertainment, 110 Davenport
Rd, Toronto, ON M5R 3R3 Canada. Tel:
1.416.921.7177. Fax: 1.416.921.7538.
www.sullivanmovies.com, e-mail
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: Trudy Grant (CEO), Kate
Blank (Manager, Sales & Acquisitions),
Cameron Moffat (Manager, Sales &
Acquisitions), Laura Lemyk
(Manager, Sales & Acquisitions)
Office: 15.20,
Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8096
MOZART’S MAGIC FLUTE
DIARIES
Drama (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: Kevin Sullivan
Writer: Kevin Sullivan
Producer: Trudy Grant, Ray Sager,
Kevin Sullivan
Key Cast: Warren Christie, Rutger Hauer
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Canada
When Tom falls in love, he enters a
world of intrigue and danger that is
reflected in his onstage role in Mozart’s
classic fairytale.
YOUR BEAUTIFUL CUL DE SAC
HOME
Dramatic Comedy (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Writer/Director: Cameron Kirkwood
Producer: Robert Skanes & Gregor
Vahramian
Key Cast: Jeff Geddis, Valerie Buhagiar,
Matt Gorgon, Deborah Odell
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
An environmentally friendly
comedy…about an unfriendly
environment.
LOVE IS WORK
Romantic Comedy (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: John Kalangis
Writer: Christopher Binney
Producer: John Kalangis
Key Cast: Fabrizio Filippo, Shauna
MacDonald
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Canada
The story of five couples in an
innovative, honest, raw human drama
that tells the true story about middle
class life and love
THE OVERLOOKERS
Drama/Comedy (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: Chris Smets
Writer: Chris Smets
Producer: Damon Middleton
Key Cast: Hanna Dalton, Romano
Orzari, Ophira Eisenberg
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: USA/Canada
A lonely web designer, a cynical
photographer, a suave ladykiller, a
restless young wife and an infatuated
detective all come together in this
award-winning film
RHINOCEROS EYES
Dark Comedy (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: Aaron Woodley
Writer: Aaron Woodley
Producer: Eva Kolodner
Key Cast: Michael Pitt, Page Turco,
Gale Harold
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: USA
A coming-of-age story revolving around
Chep, a young reclusive prop-house
employee who falls in love with a
detailed-obsessed production
designer Fran.
MALE FANTASY
Dark Comedy (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: Blaine Thurier
Writer: Blaine Thurier
Producer: Blaine Thurier
Key Cast: Robert Dayton, Cindy Wolfe,
Steve Wood
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: Canada
Divorced from his wife and reality,
deluded, eccentric Andrew
applies a magical philosophy to his
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romantic life to become a successful
lady’s man, rise from his depression and
achieve godhood.
RUN ROBOT RUN
Romantic Comedy (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: Daniel O’Conner
Writer: Daniel O’Conner
Producer: Daniel O’Conner
Key Cast: Chris Gibb, Lara Kelly,
Christian Potenza
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
A comedy about life, love and robots!
RUPERT PATTERSON WANTS TO
BE A SUPERHERO
Family (1 x 120min)
Language: English
Director: Brooks Campbell
Writers: Brooks Campbell & Jeff Wright
Producer: Sullivan Entertainment
Key Cast: Chris Gibb, Lara Kelly,
Christian Potenza
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1997, Country of
Origin: USA
Twelve year old superhero Rupert
Patterson strives to protect the world
against his imagination’s ferocious bad
guys – who somehow really do come to
life!
GINA D’S KIDS CLUB
Youth Series (44 x 30min)
Language: English
Director: Mike Gibilisco
Writers: Tim Trombitas & Becca Reed
Producer: Joseph DiFrancesco
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Canada
A fun-filled youth series that sparks
imagination and creativity through
puppetry, song and audience
participation.
ROAD SCHOLARS
Youth Series (26 x 30min)
Language: English
Producer: Jane Hawtin
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2002-2006, Country
of Origin: Canada
An internationally acclaimed
documentary series that follows different
teens around the world in their hunt for
excellence in education and adventure.
ANNE: THE ANIMATED SERIES
Animation/Children (26 x 30min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2001, Country of
Origin: Canada
Anne’s imagination makes Avonlea an
exciting place to live, but also creates
havoc for Anne and her friends as she
leapfrogs from one adventure to another
P.R.
Comedy (13 x 30min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2000, Country of
Origin: Canada
A fast-paced, caustic look at the daily
dilemmas of life in the world of public
relations
ROAD TO AVONLEA
Family (91 x 60min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 1990/1997, Country
of Origin: Canada
The adventures of Sara Stanley, who is
uprooted from her comfortable and
elegant surroundings and is sent to
remote farming community of Avonlea
MOZART DECODED
Documentary (1 x 60min)
Language: English
Director: Kevin Sullivan
Writer: Kevin Sullivan
Producer: Kevin Sullivan
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
Mozart Decoded takes an in-depth look
at Mozart’s tumultuous life from his
beginnings as a musical ‘miracle’ child,
through his rise to stardom and
ultimately to his mysterious death.
WATER, WATER
Eco-Documentary (3 x 60min)
Language: English
Writers: Larry Bauman & Maggie
Siggins
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Canada
A three-part series that exposes today’s
growing water crises around the world
SUMMIT
ENTERTAINMENT
Summit Entertainment, Los Angeles:
1630 Stewart Street, Suite 120, Santa
Monica, CA 90404 USA. Tel:
1.310.309.8400. Fax: 1.310.828.4132.
Email: [email protected]
London: 77 Dean Street, London W1D
3SH UK. Tel: 44(0)207.494.1724. Fax:
44(0)207.494.1725.
Summit Entertainment is a worldwide
theatrical motion picture development,
financing, production and distribution
studio.
At MIPTV: David Garrett (President,
Summit International), Ralpho Borgos
(Senior Vice President, International
Sales)
Office: Stand 04.01, Tel:
33(0)4.92.99.8027
AMERICAN PIE
A BRONX TALE
MEMENTO
THE NEVERENDING STORY
BITTER MOON
BOUND
THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS
LAST EXIT TO BROOKLYN
MEDITERRANEO
MAN TROUBLE
MALICE
NIGHT & THE CITY
PANIC
RICOCHET
THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION
THE THEORY OF FLIGHT
SURF FILM S.R.L.
Surf Film s.r.l., Via Padre G.A. Filippini,
130 - 00144 Rome, Italy. Tel:
0039.06.52.62.101. Fax.
0039.06.52.93.816. www.surffilm.com,
email: [email protected]
Producer, distributor
At MIPTV: Mrs. Stefania Carnevale
(Head of International sales); Mrs.
Elisabetta Volpe (International sales
executive); Mrs. Elena Francot
(Domestic sales manager).
Office: Pavilion Italia Pavilion stand n°
R.36.17 Espace Riviera c/o Palais des
Festivals Esplanade Gorge Pompidou,
06400 Cannes (France). Tel:
0033.(0)4.92.99.88.37
SOPHIA (YESTERDAY TODAY
TOMORROW)
Documentary Film (52’)
Original version: Italian, Subtitles
English
Director: Massimo Ferrari
Producer: Surf Film (Italy) - Cinecittà
Entertainment - in collaboration with
Sky Cinema
Status: Completed
A documentary which retraces the
important phases in the life of one of the
world’s greatest Italian actresses, Sophia
Loren.
GILLO
Documentary Film (90’)
Original version: Italian, Subtitles
English
Directors: Annarosa Morri and Mario
Canale
Producer: Surf Film (Italy) - Orme - La7
Status: Completed
We want to tell the story of a man who
was a protagonist of our history, the
history of cinema but most importantly
of the history of our culture and Italian
politics.
MARCO FERRERI (THE
DIRECTOR WHO CAME FROM
THE FUTURE)
Documentary Film (90’)
Original version: Italian, Subtitles
English, French, Spanish
Director: Mario Canale
Producer: Surf Film (Italy) - Orme - La7
Status: Completed
T
TANDEM
COMMUNICATIONS
GMBH
Tandem Communications GmbH,
Sonnenstrasse 14, Munich 80331
Germany. Tel: 49.89.962283.00. Fax:
49.89.962283.10.
http://www.tandemcom.de, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Rola Bauer
(Partner/Managing Director), Tim Halkin
(Partner/Managing Director), Jonas
Bauer (Partner/Producer: /Sales),
Bernhard Schwab (Sales Director),
Merlind Müller (International Sales)
Office: RB.39, Tel: 33.4.92.99.8849
LOST CITY RAIDERS
Action/Adventure (approx. 94 min)
Language: English
Director: Jean de Segonzac
Writer: Torsten Dewi
Producer: Rola Bauer/Tim
Halkin/Christopher Morgan
Key Cast: Bettina Zimmermann/Michael
Mendl/Elodie Frenck/.
Delivery Status: In Production
Budget: 6,4 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Germany
They set out to salvage the past, and
ended up fighting to save the future.
IMPACT
Action/Catastrophe (2x90 min)
Language: English
Director: Mike Rohl
Writer: Michael Vickerman
Co-Production Partners: Jaffe/Braunstein
Films, Tandem Communiations, Muse
Entertainment
Producer: Michael Jaffe, Howard
Braunstein, Rola Bauer, Tim Halkin,
Jonas Bauer, Michael Prupas
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Budget: 13 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Canada
A meteor crashes into our moon and
sending it on a collision course with the
Earth.
THE LIFETIME MOVIE
COLLECTION: WISEGAL
Drama (1x90 min)
Language: English
Director: Jerry Ciccoritti
Writer: Shelley Evans
Key Cast: James Caan, Alyssa Milano,
Jason Gedrick
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 5 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Based on a true story, a woman, once a
trusted confidant to the Mafia, confronts
the horrifying reality that she has put her
children in jeopardy.
THE LIFETIME MOVIE
COLLECTION: QUEEN SIZED
Comedy/Drama (1.90 min)
Language: English
Director: Peter Levin
Writer: Rodney Johnson
Producer: Von Zerneck-Sertner Film
Key Cast: Nikki Blonsky, Annie Potts
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 5 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
An overweight teen takes a stand against
bullying and becomes the school’s
homecoming queen and ends up with
more than a crown.
THE LIFETIME MOVIE
COLLECTION: TRUE
CONVESSIONS OF A
HOLLYWOOD STARLET
Comedy/Drama (1x90 min)
Language: English
Director: Tim Matheson
Writer: Lola Douglas
Key Cast: JoJo, Valerie Betinelli,
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 5 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
A superstar teen actress finds her life
turned upside down after a stint in rehab
followed by a forced exile to live the
usual teenager life with her aunt in the
suburbs.
THE STARZ FANTASY
ADVENTURE COLLECTION
Fantasy/Adventure (4x90 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 12 Mio. US$
Country of Origin: USA
A fast paced fantasy and adventure
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movie collection, designed to bring
viewers to the world beyond.
THE NORA ROBERTS
COLLECTION
Romantic Drama (4x990 min)
Language: English
Director: David Carson, Ralph
Hemecker, Stephen Tolkin, Mike Robe
Writer: Ronni Kern, Janet Brownell,
Stephen Tolkin, Spril Smith
Co-Production Partners: Mandalay
Television, Stephanie Germain
Productions, Tandem Communications
Producer: Peter Guber, Stephanie
Germain, Peter Strauss
Key Cast: Heather Locklear, Jacqueline
Bisset, Claire Forlani, John Corbett,
Alicia Witt, Johnathon Schaech, Oliver
Hudson, Scott Bakula, Talia Shire, Diane
Ladd, Matthew Settle, Ashley Williams,
Charlotte Ross, Gary Hudson
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 20 Mio. ?
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A built in Franchise, a collection of
Movie Events, Nora Roberts – the
publishing phenomenon – now ready to
conquer the audience …
PAINKILLER JANE
Series (22x60 min)
Language: English
Director: Nick Copus, Matthew
Hastings, Mike Robinson, Farhad Mann,
et al
Writer: Gil Grant, Don Keith Opper, et al
Producer: Gil Grant, Kirk Shaw, Rob
Word, Kristanna Loken, Rola Bauer
Key Cast: Kristanna Loken, Noah Danby
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 33 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Jane is a new kind of hero; her ability to
overcome pain and her keen mind makes
her perfect for a secret mission.
THE COMPANY
Action Thriller (3x90 min)
Language: English
Director: Mikael Salomon
Writer: Ken Nolan
Co-Production Partners: Scott Free
Entert., John Calley Prod., Sony Pictures
TV, Tandem Communications, Alchemy
Television
Producer: Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, John
Calley, David W. Zucker, David A.
Rosemont,
Key Cast: Chris O’Donnell, Alfred
Molina, Michael Keaton, Alessandro
Nivola, Rory Cochrane, Tom Hollander,
Alexandra Maria Lara, Natascha
McElhone , Raoul Bova, Erika
Marozsán, Misel Maticevic
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 38 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
An action-packed, emotional
rollercoaster of a thriller that traces the
activities of the CIA’s underground fight
with the KGB, spanning the globe from
Moscow to Berlin, from Washington to
Cuba.
ROBERT LUDLUM’S THE HADES
FACTOR
Action / Thriller (2x90 min)
Language: English
Director: Mick Jackson
Key Cast: Stephen Dorff, Mira Sorvino,
Anjelica Huston, Sophia Myles, Josh
Hopkins, Colm Meaney, Blair
Underwood
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 20 Mio. US$
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
Now, the master of suspense who
brought you The Bourne Identity and
The Bourne Supremacy brings you his
most exciting, chilling – and timely –
adventure ever: The Hades Factor
TF1
INTERNATIONAL
TF1 International, Central Park – 9 rue
Maurice Mallet 92130 Issy les
Moulineaux – France. Tel:
33.1.41.41.21.68. Fax: 33.1.41.41.21.33.
www.tf1international.com, email:
[email protected]
Sales Agent, Producer
At MIPTV: Nicolas Eschbach (EVP
International Sales & Acquisitions),
Henri Ernst (Head of Marketing),
Annabel Bighetti (TV Buyer)
Office: R3618, Tel: 33.4.92.99.88.39
VERSAILLES THE DREAM OF A
KING (VERSAILLES, LE RÊVE
D’UN ROI)
Docu Drama (96’)
Language: French or English
Director: Thierry Binisti
Writer: Jacques Dubuisson, Michel
Fessler
Producer: Les Films d’Ici, France 2,
Etablissement Public du Musée de du
domaine National de Versailles, NHK,
NDR, YLE
Key Cast: Samuel Theis, Jerôme Pouly
from the Comédie Française
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: France
A grandiose yet sensitive portrait of
Louis XIV, visionary monarch, and his
masterpiece, Versailles, Europe’s most
splendid palace.
DANCING TREES
TV Movie (96’)
Language: English
Director: Anne Wheeler
Producer: © NASSER Entertainment
Group Production
Key Cast: Brooke BURNS, Katie
BOLAND, Amanda TAPPING
Delivery Status: Completed
Martha, an autistic mathematical genius,
and her cousin Nicole set out to find her
mother’s murderer
AUTOPSY OF A CRIME (BRUAYEN-ARTOIS, L’IMPOSSIBLE
VÉRITÉ)
TV Movie (96’)
Language: French
Director: Charlotte Brandström
Writer: Claude-Michel Rome, Stéphane
Kaminka
Producer: GMT Productions
Co-production partners: TF1; CRRAV
Nord-Pas de Calais and with the support
of theNord-Pas de Calais Region
Key Cast: Tcheky Karyo, Bernard Le
Coq
Delivery Status: Delivery Spring 2008
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: France
A magistrate violates the confidentiality
of a police investigation to solve a
murder
KUNG FOOT
Animation Series (26 x 26)
Director: Franck VIBERT and Thibaut
CHATEL
Writer: Nicolas WATSON, Thibaut
CHATEL, Patrice MITHOIS
Co-production partners: © Label Anim Télétoon/TPS Jeunesse- AB Productions
- Hosem Delivery Status: Completed
Kung Foot : sports, comedy, love and
friendship for kids.
DA JAMMIES
www.dajammies.com
2D/3D series (13x23’)
Language: English and Spanish
Director: Rich Morris and Ray J. Kelly
Writer: Larry B. Scott, Aulsondro
Novelist Hamilton, William Dolla
Chapman II, Aquiah Ma’at
Producer: Farcor Studios
Delivery Status: 2 episodes by end of
December 2007 - Series completed by
May 2008
An original Hip Music series featuring
famous animated guests.
THE TELEVISION
SYNDICATION
COMPANY
The Television Syndication Company,
520 Sabal Lake Drive #108, Longwood,
FL 32779 USA. Tel: 407.788.6407. Fax:
407.788.4397. http://www.tvsco.com
At MIPTV: Cassie Yde (President),
Mary Joyce (International Sales
Executive)
Office: Sunset Marquis VIP Club, Tel:
407.252.7386. Fax: 407.788.4397
DONNA DEWBERRY SHOW
Lifestyle (65 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Martin Brown
Producer: Vicki Payne/Cutters
Productions
Key Cast: Donna Dewberry
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2003 – present,
Country of Origin: USA
Donna Dewberry is the world’s favorite
painting instructor and best selling
author. She revolutionized decorative
painting with her easy to learn One
Stroke Painting techniques. Learn to
paint with Donna.
FOR YOUR HOME
Lifestyle (130 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Neal Sugg
Producer: Sloan Rutter, Vicki Payne,
Cutters Productions
Key Cast: Sloan Rutter, Vicki Payne
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2003 – present,
Country of Origin: USA
Internationally respected designers,
home improvement experts, gardeners
and authors Vicki Payne and Sloan
Rutter provide a delightful collection of
creative and do-able ideas for that place
you call home.
REQUIEM
Wildlife documentary (1 x 40 min)
Language: English
Director: Bryce Groark
Writer: Bryce and Jen Groark
Producer: Bryce and Jen Groark
Key Cast: marty Snyderman, Bryant
MockChew, Jake Zeigler, Ed Arnold
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Sharks - one of our planet’s most
misunderstood predators. Requiem
documents the true nature and purpose of
these amazing creatures with stunning up
close cinematography from our world’s
oceans. HD
REDEMPTION
Movie (1 x 96 min)
Language: English
Director: Jose Garofalo
Writer: Jose Garofalo
Producer: Fred and Maria Capitelli
Key Cast: Heather Carroll, Christine
Jaffres, Richard Antonio, R. Michael
McWhorter, Louis De La Costa, Yvonne
Viterna, W. Paul Bodey, Al Sapienza
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004
Dark personal secrets haunt five
strangers gathered at a bus terminal. The
suspense mounts as past wrongs are
righted and the characters fulfill their
appointed destiny and claim
Redemption. HD
THE ART OF VICTORY
Documentary (1 x 48 min)
Language: English
Director: Sheldon Altfeld
Producer: Sheldon Altfeld/StormMaker
Productions
Key Cast: Gregory Copley, Prince
Ermias Sahlel-Selassie Haile-Selassie,
Dr. Assad Homayoun, Dr. Joan Vernikos,
Pamela von Gruber
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Based on the acclaimed book by Gregory
Copley, a provocative exploration of how
societies and individuals survive and
prosper. Issues from climate change to
terrorism to world economy are
examined.
BLUE DOLPHIN KIDS
Children’s (14 x 30 and 1 x 60)
Language: USA
Director: Brian Waingrow
Writer: Jedrez Johasz, Brian Waingrow,
Robin Davidson
Producer: Brian Waingrow/Blue Dolphin
Media
Key Cast: Fivel Stewart, Boo Boo
Stewart, Blue Dolphin Kids: Skyler,
Ocean, and Sky
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2006 – present,
Country of Origin: USA
Explore Hawaii with the Blue Dolphin
Kids to discover and experience its
exciting destinations and culture. Action
packed with breathtaking visuals,
educational trivia, cool factoids and a
whole lot more!
CHRISTMAS AT MAXWELL’S
Movie (1 x 86 min)
Language: English
Director: William C. Laufer
Writer: William C. Laufer
Producer: William C. Laufer, Tiff Laufer
Key Cast: Andrew May, Jack Hourigan,
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Helen Welch, Julia May, Charlie May,
Angus May
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A family threatened with illness retreats
to their summer home where the
Christmas season brings more than they
ever imagined. The movie encompasses
laughter, tears, love and happiness. HD
KID FITNESS
Children’s (26 x 26 min)
Language: English
Director: Steven Feldman
Writer: Laura Stegmaier-Pettinato,
Christian Seltman
Producer: Fenton Maxwell
Key Cast: Casey Unterman, Laura
Frecon, Keyanna Merrill, Cristiano
Magni, Alexander Elise, Liliane Klein,
Danielle Taffeen, Jason Yachatin, Bill
Barkhurst
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005-2006, Country
of Origin: USA
An interactive series for young children
revolving around a super health hero,
aimed to prevent obesity and teach
healthy lifestyle. Fun and colorful
segments incorporate fitness, nutrition
and education.
MAN OF ONE THOUSAND FACES
Biographical Documentary (1 x 84 min)
Language: English
Director: Kym Secrist
Writer: Kym Secrist, James Hong
Producer: Kym Secrist, Deborah Quan
Key Cast: James Hong, David Carradine,
Tia Carrere, George Cheung, Bryan
Cranston, Dom Deluise, Martin Kove,
Peter Kwong, Mako, George Takel
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
His face is recognizable to millions of
fans around the world. Perhaps the
hardest working man in Hollywood,
James Hong is immortalized in this
visually stunning and powerful film.
THE HIDDEN CHINA
Documentary (1 x 60 min)
Language: English
Producer: Sam Juneau
Key Cast: Jim Trippon
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Viewers gain behind the scenes access to
a China that is rapidly changing from a
state run disaster into the world’s most
powerful economy. HD
PAINT, PAPER AND CRAFTS
Lifestyle (65 x min)
Language: English
Director: Geary Morton
Producer: Sloan Rutter, Cutters
Productions
Key Cast: Sloan Rutter
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2003 – present,
Country of Origin: USA
Tap into the latest trends in entertaining,
decorating, accessorizing, organizing and
gift giving. Sloan Rutter mixes exciting
elements of art and design with easy to
understand demonstrations to inspire
viewers.
GLASS WITH VICKI PAYNE
Lifestyle (65 x 30 min)
Language: English
Director: Geary Morton
Producer: Vicki and Chris Payne, Cutters
Productions
Key Cast: Vicki Payne
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
How-to-guru, Vicki Payne, provides
clear, easy-to-follow guidance for novice
and advanced glass enthusiasts alike for
making their own stunning creations.
You’ll be
engrossed by the fascinating medium of
glass art.
THINKFILM
INTERNATIONAL
THINKFilm International, Bridge House,
2nd Floor, 63-65 North Wharf Road,
London W2 1LA UK. T:
44.207.298.6200. Fax: 44.207.298.6201.
www.thinkfilmcompany.com
At MIPTV: Will Machin (Head of
International)
Office: c/o Capitol Films Stand 04.16,
Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8072
UNDER THE MOUNTAIN
Fantasy Adventure
Language: English
Director: Jonathan King
Writer: Matthew Grainger & Jonathan
King
Producers: Richard Fletcher, Matthew
Grainger, Jonathan King
Status: Pre- Production
Production Country: New Zealand
When an all-powerful, supernatural
enemy stirs after centuries of
imprisonment in the depths below
Auckland’s volcanoes, teenage twins,
Theo and Rachel, must rediscover their
telepathic bond to save mankind in this
thrilling fantasy-adventure.
BAD MEAT
Horror
Language: English
Directors: Rob Schmidt
Writer: Paul Gerstenberger
Producers: Greg Brenman
Status: Pre-Production
Production Country: Canada
Ordered to a delinquent camp by their
exasperated parents, a group of wayward
teens fall foul of a deadly virus that
infects the guards and turns them into
flesh-eating monsters!
THE OXFORD MURDERS
Mystery
Language: English
Director: Alex de la Iglesia
Writer: Guillermo Martinez
Producers: Gerardo Herrero, Mariela
Besuievski, Alvaro Augustin, Elena
Manrique
Leading Cast: John Hurt, Elijah Wood,
Leonor Watling
Status: Completed
Production Country: Spain/UK
A new student and an esteemed professor
at Oxford University team up to solve a
puzzling series of ‘mathematically
linked’ murders.
FIVE DOLLARS A DAY
Comedy
Language: English
Director: Nigel Cole
Writer: Neal Dobrofsky, Tippi Dobrofsky
Producers: Carol Baum, Jane
Goldenring, Kia Jam
Leading Cast: Christopher Walken,
Alessandro Nivola, Amanda Peet, Sharon
Stone, Peter Coyote, Dean Cain.
Status: Post Production
Production Country: USA
On a riotous road trip across America,
this is the last chance for Nat and his son
to disclose long-buried secrets and heal
bitter wounds.
THE LAST WORD
Comedy
Language: English
Director: Geoffrey Haley
Writer: Geoffrey Haley
Producers: David Hillary, Timothy
Wayne Peternel, Alexandra Milchan,
Bonnie Timmermann, Jack Utsick
Leading Cast: Winona Ryder, Wes
Bentley, Ray Romano
Status: Completed
Production Country: USA
Evan writes suicide notes for a living.
Charlotte is his latest client’s sister.
When they meet at the funeral, they
prove that love can flourish in the most
unusual circumstances.
APARECIDOS (THE APPEARED)
Supernatural Thriller
Language: Spanish
Director: Paco Cabezas
Writer: Paco Cabezas
Producers: Juan Gordon, Alvaro Alonso,
Antonio Chavarrias, Miguel Rocca,
Daniel Pensa
Cast: Javier Pereira, Ruth Diaz
Status: Completed
Production Country: Spain
When brother and sister, Pablo and
Malena, travel to Argentina to bury their
father and unearth their past, the
unexpected discovery of a mysterious
diary results in supernatural occurrences.
THOMPSON/STARR
ORGANIZATION
Thompson/Starr Organization, PMB
11236, 460 N. Beverly Drive Beverly
Hills, CA 90210 USA. Tel:
1.818.998.8126. Fax: 1.818.773.8962.
Email: [email protected]
Distributors and Agents
At MIPTV: Joey Thompson (President),
Jen Starr (Marketing), Chaya Finton
(Sales), George Alain (Acquisitions)
Office: Hotel Mexicana, 30 rue Doctor
Dautheville, Juan Les Pins, Hotel
Mexicana, 06160 Tel: 33.4.93.39.24.
Fax: 33.4.93.43.74.92. Fax:
33.4.34.93.09.31
ROD STEWART & FACES
Rock Music (80 min)
Cast: Rod Stewart, Kenny Jones, Keith
Richards, etc.
Delivery Status: Completed
Enormously popular rock concert.
BLITZKRIEG BOP
Great Rock Concert (80 min)
Cast: Blondie, Dead Boys, Ramones
Delivery Status: Completed
One and only blitzkrieg sound.
THE NASHVILLE SOUND
Country music (79 min)
Cast Johnny Cast, Loretta Lynn, Dolly
Parton, etc.
Delivery Status: Completed
Giant country music STARS concert.
TOEI ANIMATION
CO., LTD.
Toei Animation Co., Ltd., 58 Yokoderamachi, Shinjuku-ku Tokyo 162-0831,
Japan. Tel: 03.5261.7619. Fax:
03.5621.3875. http://corp.toeianim.co.jp/english/, email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Kanji Kazahaya (Director of
International Department), Yosuke
Kobayashi (President & COO of Toei
Animation Inc. (US))
Office: R36.12
THREE LITTLE DAUGHTERS
Flash animation/ Family Comedy Series
Based on popular blog and best-selling
book titled “Uchi no San Shimai” about
the daily, comical anecdotes that come
with the territory of being a mother of
three cute little girls
GE GE GE NO KITARO (5TH
SEASON)
Animation/ Kids Series (52+ x 30min)
People of a town who encountered
strange incidents caused by awful
“Yokai”, send him letters crying out for
help, which Kitaro solves with his good
“Yokai” friends.
YES! PRETTY CURE 5 GO GO!
Animation/ Kids Series (49 x 30 min)
The story begins in a private girl’s
middle school library when a girl named
Nozomi discovers a copy of a peculiar
book.
MASTER HAMSTERS
Family/ Action-Comedy (48 x 30min)
They’re all so cute, and yet, they’re pros.
More than just pets, these hamsters are
Master Hamsters!
LOVELY COMPLEX
Animation/ Kids Series (24 x 30 min)
Risa Koizumi is a 170 cm (66.9 inches)
tall girl who thinks that she is too tall.
Her classmate, Atsushi Otani, a 156cm
boy (61.4inches) and he shares similar
feelings with Risa regarding height in
that he feels that he is too short.
TOMWIL, INC.
Tomwil, Inc., 4905 Gentry Avenue, Valley
Village, CA 91607 USA.
Tel: 1.818.769.0883 .
Fax: 1.818.769.0887. email:
[email protected]
Distributor
At MIPTV: James Rokos (President),
Wilda A. Rokos (Exec. V.P.)
Office: 09.20, Tel: 04.92.99.8161
CHEERLEADER U SEASON II
Reality (6x30’)
Language: English
Director: Wilda A. Rokos
Writer: Wilda A. Rokos
Producer: James R. Rokos
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
A new season of the hit reality series
follows the current national champions,
the University of Central Florida, from
tryouts to the National championship as
they fight their way to retain their title.
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DONOVAN: LIVE IN LA
Music (90’)
Language: English
Producer: Joni Ravenna, Mitchell
Sussman
Key Cast: Donovan
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Originally shown on PBS, Donovan
makes a rare personal appearance in
front of a live audience at the Kodal
Thester in Hollywood. Songs include
“Mellow Yellow”, “Sunshine
Superman”, & “Season of the Witch”.
SUPER CARS EXPOSED!
Sport (13x30’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Our host, a professional stunt and race
driver, shows off some of the hottest
performance cars both on and off the
track (closed course).
PINKS ALL OUT
Sport (10x60’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007/8, Country of
Origin: USA
Season II of amateur drag racing
competition that puts your car title on the
line to prove whose is fastest on the ?
mile.
MY CLASSIC CAR
Documentary/lifestyle (26x30’)
Language: English
Key Cast: Dennis Gage
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Our host gets to show off collector’s
antique cars, visit weekend car shows,
and help the amateur restore classic cars.
TRIPPIN’ ON TWO WHEELS
Travel (4x60’)
Language: English
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006/7, Country of
Origin: USA
Motorcycle adventure with a father and
son through the countrysides of
Scotland, Sicily, Quebec, and Spain.
TPI
TPI, 4520 Daly Drive, Chantilly, VA
20151 USA. Tel: 1.703.222.2408. Fax:
1.703.222.2408. www.tpiltd.com, email:
[email protected]
Producer/Distributor
At MIPTV: Larry Higgs (President), Ron
Alexander (Director of International
Sales), Nancy Epstein (Manager
Program Acquisitions), Amanda
Rockwell (Manager Program
Development), Haldun Zirkli (Sales
Manager)
Office: Stand R35.03, Tel:
33.4.92.99.8805
LONG ROAD TO HEAVEN
Feature Film (1 x 120 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Feature film based upon the true story of
the terrorist bombings of nightclubs in
Bali, Indonesia which killed over 200
people from more than 20 countries.
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TANGIER TREEHOUSE
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
When a group of Moroccan street
children take part in a treehouse building
workshop, they are unexpectedly
transformed.
DAUGHTERS OF GARDENERS:
INDIA’S SILENT GENOCIDE
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
The economic burden of dowries and the
ancestral preference for boys often
makes the birth of a daughter a shameful
event. Ultrasound tests and abortions,
which were supposed to represent
progress for women, are instead being
used against them.
LOST AND FOUND IN MEXICO
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Discover why thousands of Americans
have given up on the “American Dream”
and moved to a small town in Mexico.
JOURNEY TO BURMA
Documentary Series (5 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Italy
Five separate documentaries examine the
amazing landscapes, cultures and
traditions of this mysterious land.
THE ELEPHANT MAN
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Denmark
A look at the world’s only mobile
elephant hospital as it roams the cities
and jungles of Thailand.
FENCE, WALL, BORDER
Documentary (3 x 45 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Israel/Palestinian
Territory
A look at the construction of the wall
between Israelis and Palestinians along
with the political, economic and
environmental consequences.
RHINO FRIEND
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: South Africa
A group of 31 bicyclists trek through
Namibia’s Damaraland Wildlife
Conservancy to raise funds for the Save
the Rhino Trust.
THE EMERALD EMPIRE
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Colombia
Experience the life and death struggle
between wealthy mine owners, poor
laborers and gun-toting narcotraffickers
in Colombia’s emerald producing region.
EIGHT PLACES: JOURNEY TO
AFGHANISTAN
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Germany
After decades of chaos and destructions,
a country searches for its identity and the
hope for a brighter future.
BRIDGING THE GAP
Documentary (1 x 52 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: New Zealand
The moving humanitarian story about a
team of surgeons who travel to Nepal to
treat children and adults with cleft lip
and palate abnormalities.
THESE AMAZING PEOPLE
Series (7 x 30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
We travel the world seeking the
outrageous, the funny, the inspirational
and downright amazing.
COXY’S BIG BREAK
Travel (40 x 30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Australia
Join this Aussie bloke as he and his team
explore the world…often with comedic
results.
ROAR OF THE WILD
Travel/Wildlife (13 x 30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Host Lin Sutherland takes us on
locations around the world for a intimate
look at wildlife on land and at sea.
TERRA MYSTICA
Travel (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Legendary mystical locations from
Stonehenge to the Pyramids stir the soul
and intrigue the mind.
GLOBAL TREASURES
Travel (260 x 10 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
A journey to the world’s most protected
monuments and historic places ranging
from Peru’s Machu Picchu to
Cambodia’s Angkor Wat.
EAT THIS!
Cuisine (13 x 30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
A new cooking series with a hip focus on
healthy cuisine with a dash of laughs and
music.
COMPANIONS TO NONE
Documentary (1 x 60 min)
Language: English/Spanish
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
We examine the dog and cat
overpopulation and abuse crisis in
Mexico and efforts to improve their
lives.
ROAD TO ELDORADO
Documentary (1 x 60 min)
Language: English/French
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: France
An amazing 10,000 km journey across
the varied landscapes of South
America…from Brazil to the Caribbean
with an Amazon River adventure in
between.
TRY REVOLUTION
Documentary (1 x 60 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: New Zealand
How did a rugby tournament make a
contribution to the beginning of the end
of Apartheid in South Africa? Features
Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
PEOPLE & PLACES OF THE
WORLD
Series (21 x 10 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: Italy
A global journey to discover amazing
people and places…from the sands of the
Sahara to remote villages in Greenland.
SPORT PILOT TV
Series (26 x 30 min)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Country of Origin: USA
Thrilling aviation adventures put the
viewer in the pilot’s seat on all types of
aircraft large and small.
TRUSTNORDISK
FILM SALES
TrustNordisk Film Sales, Mosedalvej 14,
2500 Valby, Denmark. Tel: 0045 3618
8200. Fax: 0045 3618 9550. Website:
www.nordiskfilmsales.com, www.trustfilm.dk
Sales Agent
At MIPTV: Kenneth Wiberg (General
Manager), Rikke Ennis (CEO), Susan
Wendt (Head of Sales), Anneli Häkkinen
(Sales Executive), Frederik Stege
(Legal), Marie-Louise Rasmussen
(Junior Sales)
Office: R.33.11
JUST ANOTHER
LOVE STORY (KÆRLIGHED PÅ
FILM)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Thriller (99 min)
Language: Danish
Director: Ole Bornedal
Writer: Ole Bornedal
Producer: Michael Obel
Key Cast: Anders W. Berthelsen,
Rebecka Hemse, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 4.7 M US$
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Denmark
In a grotesque mix-up, suburban dad
Jonas takes over the identity of Julia’s
exotic boyfriend. But life is not lived on
fantasies and exotic dreams and one day
truth comes knocking at the door.
WONDERFUL AND
LOVED BY ALL
(UNDERBAR OCH ÄLSKAD AV
ALLA)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Romance (103 min)
Language: Swedish
Director: Hannes Holm
Writer: Måns Herngren and Martina
Haag
Producer: Patrick Ryborn
Key Cast: Martina Haag, Nikolaj Coster
Waldau, Ellen Mattsson
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Sweden
For Isabella Eklöf life just hasn’t panned
out like it should.
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Comedy (95 min)
Language: Danish
Director: Paprika Steen
Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen
Producer: Leila Vestgaard & Thomas
Heinesen
Key Cast: Lars Brygmann, Sidse Babett
Knudsen, Nikolai Kopernikus
Christiansen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Denmark
Mixing pathos, punches and Puccini, Jan
and Bente appear to have forgotten the
purpose of marriage as the passion for
their individual dreams is seemingly
greater than for each other.
DARK FLOORS
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Horror (85 min)
Language: Finnish
Director: Markus Selin
Writer: Pekka Lehtosaari
Producer: Markus Selin
Key Cast: Skye Bennett, Philip
Bretherton, William Hope
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 4.2 M US$
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Finland
An elevator breakdown prevents a father
and his daughter escaping from hospital.
When the doors finally open, those
trapped now face a descent into
nightmare as creatures from a dark world
start a frightening attack.
THOR HEYERDAHL
(PÅ JAKT ETTER PARADISET)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Documentary (feature version 60 min) (4
x 50 min tv versions)
Language: Norwegian
Director: Bjorn Engvik
Writer: Bjorn Engvik
Producer: Aage Aaberge
Key Cast: Thor Heyerdahl (himself)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Norway
A documentary series focused on
Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl,
most notable for his Kon-Tiki
expedition, in which he sailed by raft
4,300 miles from South America to the
Tuamotu Islands.
THE NIGHT SISTER / THE
MOURNING CLOAK
(LINDELL 3 + 4)
(NATTSØSTEREN AND
SØRGEKÅPEN)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Crime (6 x 58 min)
Language: Norwegian
Director: Alexander Eik and Thomas
Kaiser
Writer: Jonas Cornell and Lars Bill
Lundholm
Producer: Rune H. Trondsen
Co-production partners: NRK
Key Cast: Reidar Sørensen, Michael
Nyqvist and Fridtjov Såheim
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Norway
An elderly woman is shot and killed in
the city Oslo. Cato Isaksen and his team
begin investigating a new brutal murder.
THE GOLD OF VALHALLA
(GULDHORNENE)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Family and Children (90 min)
Language: Danish
Director: Martin Schmidt
Writer: Ida Maria Rydén, Ina Bruhn,
Flemming Christian Klem, Stefan
Jaworski
Producer: Rasmus Thorsen
Key Cast: Laura Østergaard Buhl, Lukas
Schwarz Thorsteinsson, and Clara
Bahamondes
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Denmark
One day, the ancient Norse gods, Loki,
Thor and Heimdal, materialize to prevent
the museum’s legendary golden horns
from falling into the wrong hands and
threatening the human race with
extinction.
A TALE OF TWO MOZZIES
(CYKELMYGGEN OG
DANSEMYGGEN)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
Animation (77 min)
Language: Danish
Director: Jannik Hastrup & Flemming
Quist Møller
Writer: Flemming Quist Møller
Producer: Marie Bro
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Danish
Dagmar, the dancing mosquito, has a
crush on Egon, who in turn can only
think about one thing: his bicycle. Their
relationship is tested as they are caught
up in a war between the ants.
LEO
www.trust-film.dk
Drama (78 min)
Language: Swedish
Director: Josef Fares
Writer: Josef Fares
Producer: Anna Anthony
Co-production partners: Gunnar
Carlsson, Tomas Eskilsson, Peter Aalbæk
Jensen
Key Cast: Leonard Terfelt, Josef Fares,
Shahab Salehi
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Swedish
Leo celebrates his 30th birthday.
Surrounded by family and friends, he
toasts to the future. But as the party ends
and Leo and his girlfriend walk back
home, something happens that will
forever change their lives.
HEAVEN’S HEART (HIMLENS
HJÄRTA)
www.trust-film.dk
Drama (95 min)
Language: Swedish
Director: Simon Staho
Writer: Peter Asmussen, Simon Staho
Producer: Jonas Frederiksen
Co-production partners: Gunnar
Carlsson, Tomas Eskilsson, Peter Possne
Key Cast: Mikael Persbrandt, Lena
Endre, Maria Lundqvist, Jakob Eklund
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Swedish
A couple has been married for twenty
years. They love each other dearly, have
a happy existence with well-paid jobs, a
M IPTV P RODUCT G UIDE
large house, two cars and a daughter who
is about to move away from home.
GO WITH PEACE JAMIL (MA
SALAMA JAMIL)
www.trust-film.dk
Action-drama (87min)
Language: Arabic/Danish
Director: Omar Shargawi
Writer: Omar Shargawi & Mogens
Rukov
Producer: Meta Foldager
Key Cast: Dar Salim, Khalid AlSubeihi, Munir Shargawi, Elias alSubehi, Amira Helene Larsen
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Denmark
An Arabic tale, which takes place in
Scandinavia. About ancient religious
hatred, about love, punishment, guilt and
redemption, about being responsible for
one’s own actions and refusing a path of
violence.
AMAZON JACK 3 - JUNGO GOES
BANANAS (JUNGLE DYRET HUGO
3 – FRÆK, FLABET OG FRI)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
(75 min)
Language: Danish
Director: Fleming Quist Møller and
Jørgen Lerdam
Writer: Fleming Quist Møller
Producer: Irene Sparre Hjorthøj and Per
Holst
Co-production partners: PH3, A-Film
Latvia, Nordisk Film (Norway), Asta
Film, TV2 Denmark
Key Cast: Jesper Klein, Kaya Brüel,
Claus Ryskjær
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 5,0 mio. $.
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Denmark
The world’s rarest and cutest creature,
Jungo, lives happily on an island with his
friend Rita, eating warm meatballs all
day. But when an evil eccentric
millionaire puts a price on his head
Jungo must leave it all and escape.
THE RADIO PIRATES
(RADIOPIRATENE)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
(87 min)
Language: Norwegian
Director: Stig Svendsen
Writer: Gunnar Germundson
Producer: Hakon Overas and Aagot
Skjeldal
Key Cast: Anders Herman Clausen,
Helene Gystad, Fritdjov Såheim
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Norway
The Radio Pirates is the story about
children who fight for the right to be
children in a society of narrow-minded
grownups and city council members who
will do anything to get their way.
WHITE NIGHT (HVID NAT)
www.nordiskfilmsales.com
(91 min)
Language: Danish
Director: Jannik Johansen
Writer: Anders Thomas Jensen & Jannik
Johansen
Producer: Birgitte Skov & Morten
Kaufmann
Co-production partners: DR, Blixt
Kamera ApS, Angel Scandinavia A/S,
Jens Maasbøl, FilmGEAR ApS, Nordisk
Film Shortcut
Key Cast: Lars Brygman, Rikke Louise
Andersson, Anne Sofie Byder
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 2,4 mio. Euros
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Denmark
Ulrich’s life spirals out of control after a
series of misadventures that spark when
his opponent in a bar fight hits his head
during an awkward fall and dies on
impact.
TWENTIETH
CENTURY FOX
TELEVISION
DISTRIBUTION
Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution, P.O. Box 900, Beverly
Hills, CA 90213-0900, USA. Tel:
1.310.369.1000. Fax: 1.310.369.8877.
www.fox.com
Distributor
At MIPTV: Mark Kaner (President,
Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution), Marion Edwards
(President, International Television,
Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution), Jamie McCabe (Executive
Vice President, Worldwide Pay-PerView, Video-On-Demand, Electronic
Sell-Through), Richard Samuels (Senior
Vice President, Managing Dir. Sales
Asia), Gina Brogi (Senior Vice
President, Worldwide Pay Television),
Gerard Grant (Senior Vice President,
Sales Europe)
Acquisition Exec: Marion Edwards
(President, International Television,
Twentieth Century Fox Television
Distribution)
Office: E3.01
NEW AMSTERDAM
www.foxnow.com
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Directors: Lasse Hallström, Jean de
Segonzac, Ken Girotti
Writers: David Manson, Allan Loeb,
Christian Taylor
Producers: David Manson, Allan Loeb,
Steven Pearl
Co-production partners: Produced by
Scarlet Fire Productions in association
with Regency Television
Key Cast: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (John
Amsterdam), Zuleikha Robinson (Eva
Marquez), Stephen McKinley Henderson
(Omar), Alexie Gilmore (Dr. Sara
Dillane)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
The story of a New York homicide
detective unlike any other- brilliant,
mysterious, reckless, magnetic,
unknowable, and he has a profound
secret: he is immortal.
UNHITCHED
www.foxnow.com
Comedy (30 min)
Language: English
Directors: Peter Farrelly, Linda
Mendoza, John Blanchard, Arlene
Sanford
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Writers: Mike Sikowitz, Mike Bernier,
Chris Pappas
Producers: Bobby Farrelly, Peter
Farrelly, Bradley Thomas, Brad Johnson,
Mike Bernier, Chris Pappas, Kevin
Barnett
Co-production partners: Produced by
Watson Pond Productions and
Conundrum Entertainment in association
with Twentieth Century Fox Television.
Key Cast: Craig Bierko (Jack ‘Gator’
Gately), Johnny Sneed (Tommy), Shaun
Majumder (Freddy), Rashida Jones
(Kate)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007-2998, Country
of Origin: USA
From the creative minds of the Farrelly
brothers comes this single camera
comedy about a group of newly single
friends learning the painful lessons of
starting over in their thirties.
THE RETURN OF JEZEBEL JAMES
www.foxnow.com
Comedy (30 min)
Language: English
Director: Amy Sherman-Palladino
Producers: Amy Sherman-Palladino,
Daniel Palladino
Co-production partners: Produced by
Regency Television
Key Cast: Parker Posey (Sarah), Lauren
Ambrose (Coco), Scott Cohen (Marcus),
Michael Arden (Buddy), Ron McLarty
(Ronald)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
Bright, optimistic, successful children’s
book editor Sarah turns to her estranged
and free-spirited younger sister, Coco,
when she learns she cannot conceive a
child herself and asks her sister to carry
the baby.
24
www.foxnow.com
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Producers: Joel Surnow, Robert Cochran,
Howard Gordon, Evan Katz, Kiefer
Sutherland, Jon Cassar, Brian Grazer
Co-production partners: Produced by
Real Time Productions and Imagine
Television in association with Twentieth
Century Fox Television
Key Cast: Kiefer Sutherland (Jack
Bauer), Mary Lynn Rajskub (Chloe
O’Brian), Jayne Atkinson (Karen Hayes),
Regina King (Sandra Palmer), Peter
MacNicol (Thomas Lennox), James
Morrison (Bill Buchanan), DB Woodside
(President Wayne Palmer), Roger R.
Cross (Curtis Manning)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2001-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
Kiefer Sutherland stars in this Emmy®
Award-winning drama in which the
entire season takes place in one day, with
each of the 24 pulse-pounding episodes
covering one hour and presented in real
time
PRISON BREAK
www.foxnow.com
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Producers: Paul T. Scheuring, Matt
Olmstead, Marty Adelstein, Dawn
Parouse, Neal Moritz, Kevin Hooks,
Brett Ratner
Co-production partners: Produced by
Adelstein-Parouse Production in
association with Twentieth Century Fox
Television
Key Cast: Dominic Purcell (Lincoln
Burrows), Wentworth Miller (Michael
Scofield), William Fichtner (Alexander
Mahone), Amaury Nolasco (Fernando
Sucre), Wade Williams (Brad Bellick),
Robert Knepper (T-Bag), Sarah Wayne
Callies (Sara Tancredi), Chris Vance
(James Whistler), Jodi O’Keefe (Susan
B. Anthony), Robert Wisdom (Lechero),
Danay Garcia (Sofia), Marshall Allman
(LJ Burrows)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2005-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
A group of prison escapees are on the
run from the authorities, a government
conspiracy, and each other.
FAMILY GUY
Website: www.foxnow.com
Comedy (30 min)
Language: English
Producers: Seth Macfarlane, David
Goodman, Chris Sheridan
Co-production partners: Produced by
Fuzzy Door Productions in association
with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Key Cast: Seth Macfarlane (Peter,
Stewie & Brian Griffin), Alex Borstein
(Lois Griffin), Seth Green (Chris
Griffin), Mila Kunis (Meg Griffin)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 1999-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
A subversive animated comedy that
presents the everyday trials and
tribulations of family life, but with a
distinctive twist and irreverent slant.
THE SIMPSONS
www.foxnow.com
Comedy (30 min)
Language: English
Producers: James L. Brooks, Matt
Groening, Al Jean, Ian MaxtoneGraham, Matt Selman, Tim Long
Co-production partners: Produced by
Gracie Films Production in association
with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Key Cast: Dan Castellaneta (Homer
Simpson), Julie Kavner (Marge Simson),
Nancy Cartwright (Bart Simpson),
Yeardley Smith (Lisa Simpson, Maggie
Simpson), Harry Shearer (Other
Characters), Hank Azaria (Other
Characters)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 1989-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
Animated comedy series about a bluecollar family.
BACK TO YOU
www.foxnow.com
Comedy (30 min)
Language: English
Director: James Burrows
Writers: Steven Levitan, Christopher
Lloyd
Producers: Steven Levitan, Christopher
Lloyd, James Burrows, Jeffrey Richman,
Abraham Higgenbotham, Chuck Tatham,
Andy Gordon, Dan O’Shannon, Gail
Lerner
Co-production partners: Produced by
Levitan-Lloyd Productions in association
with Twentieth Century Fox Television
Key Cast: Kelsey Grammer (Chuck
Darling), Patricia Heaton (Kelly Carr),
Fred Willard (Marsh McGinley), Ty
Burrell (Gary Crezyzewski), Ayda Field
(Montana Diaz Herrera), Josh Gad (Ryan
Church), Laura Marano (Gracie Carr)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
Egotistical TV anchorman CHUCK
DARLING (Kelsey Grammer) returns to
his former Pittsburgh station after a fall
from grace, reuniting with former coanchor KELLY CARR (Patricia Heaton).
BURN NOTICE
www.foxnow.com
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Writers: Matt Nix, Alfredo Barrios Jr.,
Craig S. O’Neill, Jason Tracey
Producers: Matt Nix, Mikkel Bondesen
Co-production partners: Produced by
Fuse Entertainment in association with
Fox Television Studios
Key Cast: Jeffrey Donovan (Michael
Weston), Gabrielle Anwar (Fionna
Glenanne), Sharon Gless (Madeline
Westen), Bruce Campbell (Sam Axe)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2007-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
As a spy tries to find out why he’s been
blacklisted he uses his special training to
help people in trouble.
BONES
www.foxnow.com
Drama (60 min)
Language: English
Producers: Hart Hanson, Barry
Josephson, Stephen Nathan
Co-production partners: David Boreanaz
(FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth),
Emily Deschanel (Dr. Temperance
Brennan), Michaela Conlin (Angela
Montenegro), Eric Millegan (Zack
Addy), Tamara Taylor (Dr. Camille
Saroyan), TJ Thyne (Dr. Jack Hodgins),
John Francis Daley (Dr. Lance Sweets)
Delivery Status: In Production
Year of Production: 2005-2008, Country
of Origin: USA
A highly skilled forensic anthropologist
works with an FBI Agent on murder
investigations when the standard
methods of identifying a body are
useless.
U
UBU PRODUCTIONS
UBU Productions, P. O. Box 40 19 65,
Munich D-80719 Germany. Tel:
49.160.928.150.21. Fax: 49.89.478.231.
email: [email protected]
At MIPTV: Mr. Jean Uliczay (President,
Producer, Exec.Prod.), Ms Alice
Kanterian (Acquisitions), Ms Rita
Collin-Gorenstein (Film Marketing)
Office: MEDIA The marketplace
DRACULA´S HELLS ANGELS
Horror Comedy (10 x 30 min)
Language: English, German, French
Director: Jean Kail
Co-Production Partners: Transsylvania
Film Productions
Producer: Jean Uliczay
Delivery Status: Pre-Production
Budget: 3,000,000.- US$
Year of Production: end 2008, Country
of Origin: Romania, GB
The angels of hell supports Dracula in
his daily work and business.
MAURICE GUEST
Romantic drama (90 min)
Language: English, German
Writer: Julia Britton
Co-Production Partners: Australian Int.
Pictures, UBU Productions
Producer: Wayne Groom, Jean Uliczay
Delivery Status: In Development
Budget: 10,000,000.Year of Production: 2009, Country of
Origin: Australia, Germany
The story of the bohemian lives of
talented music students attracted from all
over the world to the Leipzig
conservatorium in the 1890’s.
V
VISION FILMS
Vision Films, 14945 Ventura Blvd., Suite
306, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 USA. Tel:
818.784.1702. Fax: 818.788.3715.
http://www.visionfilms.net, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Lise Romanoff (Managing
Director), Andre Relis (VP of Int’l
Sales), Brady Bowen (Sales Executive)
Office: 29.33, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8850
IOWA
http://www.visionfilms.net/catalog/featur
ed_films/suspense_thriller/iowa.php
Thriller (104 min)
Language: English
Director: Matt Farnsworth
Writer: Matt Farnsworth
Co-Production Partners: Full Fathom 5
Producer: Matt Farnsworth
Key Cast: Matt Farnsworth, Diane
Foster, John Savage (The Deer Hunter,
The New World), Rosanna Arquette
(Desperately Seeking Susan, Pulp
Fiction), Michael T. Weiss (Freeway)
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 3000000
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: USA
An unflinching look into the lives of two
addicts who become victims of greed,
and the debilitating effects on the people
around them.
TWIN DAGGERS
http://www.visionfilms.net/catalog/featur
ed_films/action/twin_daggers.php
Martial Arts/Action (98 min)
Language: English
Director: Kuen-Hou Chen
Writer: Allen Shan
Co-Production Partners: Cinema
Systems, Inc.; Xi An Mei-Ah Culture
Communications Ltd.
Producer: Mickey Kraiserman, Guoling
Li
Key Cast: Rhett Giles (Lost, Nip/Tuck),
CoCo Su, Veronica Bero (The Sopranos),
Joey Covington
Delivery Status: Completed
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Budget: 3000000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
Three martial arts assassins, two
treacherous twin sisters, and a hit man
must find the truth to say alive.
SOMEBODY HELP ME
http://www.visionfilms.net/catalog/featur
ed_films/horror/somebody_help_me.php
Horror/Thriller (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Christopher B. Stokes
Writer: Christopher B. Stokes
Co-Production Partners: Code Black
Entertainment
Producer: Juanita Stokes
Key Cast: Omari Grandberry (You Got
Served, Feel The Noise) Marques
Houston (Fat Albert, You Got Served),
Alexis Fields (Jacked), Brooklyn Sudano
(Rain)
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 2000000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A weekend stay in a remote cabin turns
deadly for unsuspecting kids.
FASCINATION: THE HISTORY OF
THE MERCEDES-BENZ BRAND
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/documentar
ies/special_interest/mercedes_benz.php
Documentary (6 x 1 hr)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Filmhaus
Wiesbaden
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
Never-before-seen footage and the
fascinating history of the legendary
automobiles of Mercedes-Benz.
VISIONS
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/documentar
ies/travel/visions.php
Hi Def Documentary (16 x 1 hr)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: WLIW Public
Television, New York
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Take an incredible journey to France,
Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy,
Ireland, New York City and Puerto Rico,
complimented by sounds from the region
and a poetic narrative.
EGYPT: NEW DISCOVERIES,
ANCIENT MYSTERIES
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/documentar
ies/history/egypt.php
Hi Def Documentary (7 X 1 hr)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Istituto
Geografico De Agostini
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: Italy
An incredible journey into exclusive
never-before-seen excavation sites in
Ancient Egypt with Zahi Hawass.
CANNONBALL 8000
http://www.visionfilms.net/catalog/docu
mentaries/sports/cannonball.php
Documentary (3 x 1 hr)
Language: English
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: UK
More than 100 of the world’s most
desirable and exotic cars tackle the
annual 72-hour journey from London to
Budapest.
EXTREME ACTION SPORTS
PACKAGE
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/documentar
ies/sports/index.php
Documentary (42 x 1/2 hr)
Language: English
Producer: Extreme Sports Entertainment
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
The most extreme sports highlights ever
caught on film, from ice sailing and cliff
dancing, B.A.S.E. jumping to conquering
40-foot waves.
7EVENTY 5IVE
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/featured_fil
ms/horror/75.php
Horror (102 min)
Language: English
Director: Brian Hooks, Deon Taylor
Writer: Brian Hooks, Deon Taylor,
Vashon Nutt
Co-Production Partners: Code Black
Entertainment
Producer: Lisa Diane Washington,
Roxanne Avent, Cherie Johnson
Key Cast: Rutger Hauer, Brian Hooks,
Gwendoline Yeo
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 25000000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
College students are engaged in a
harmless prank-calling contest called
“75” which ultimately becomes lethal.
REMEDY
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/featured_fil
ms/suspense_thriller/remedy.php
Thriller (80 min)
Language: English
Director: Christian Maelen
Writer: Christian Maelen
Co-Production Partners: Starline
Producer: Jon Doscher, Christian Maelen
Key Cast: Frank Vincent (The Sopranos,
Good Fellas), Vincent Pastore (The
Sopranos, Good Fellas), Ace Frehley
(KISS), Arthur J. Nascarella (Copland,
The Cooler), Chuck Zito (Oz), Christian
Maelen, Jon Doscher (This Thing of
Ours)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: USA
A popular New York City painter is the
sole witness and prime suspect in his
best friend’s murder, but in his drughazed memory can’t remember what
happened.
VISION MUSIC
Vision Music, 14945 Ventura Blvd., Suite
306, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 USA. Tel:
818.784.1702. Fax: 818.788.3715.
http://www.visionfilms.net, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Lise Romanoff (Managing
Director), Andre Relis (VP of Int’l
Sales), Brady Bowen (Sales Executive)
Office: 29.33, Tel: 33(0)4.92.99.8850
MAMA, I WANT TO SING!
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/featured_fil
ms/drama/mama_i_want_to_sing.php
Drama (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Charles Randolph-Wright
Writer: Charles Randolph-Wright
Co-Production Partners: Code Black
Entertainment
Producer: Holly Davis Carter, Jeff
Clanagan, David Pomier
Key Cast: Ciara (GRAMMY Award
Winner), Billy Zane (Titanic), Patti
LaBelle (GRAMMY Award Winner),
Lynn Whitfield (The Josephine Baker
Story, A Thin Red Line Between Love
and Hate)
Delivery Status: In Production
Budget: 5000000
Year of Production: 2008, Country of
Origin: USA
Music-sensation Ciara stars in the tale of
a young girl pursuing her dreams, and
the faith that it takes to reach them.
WHAT WE DO IS SECRET
http://visionfilms.net/catalog/featured_fil
ms/drama/wwdis.php
Bio-pic (90 min)
Language: English
Director: Rodger Grossman
Writer: Rodger Grossman, Michelle Baer
Ghaffari
Co-Production Partners: Rhino Films;
Coalition Film; King Records, Japan
Producer: Stephen Nemeth, Rodger
Grossman, Kevin Mann, Matthew
Perniciaro
Key Cast: Shane West (The League of
Extraordinary Gentlemen, ER), Bijou
Phillips (Almost Famous), Rick
Gonzales (War Of The Worlds), Noah
Segan
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 3000000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
The captivating story that captures the
explosive and tumultuous life of Darby
Crash, the seminal singer and songwriter
of The Germs.
BOB MARLEY: FREEDOM ROAD
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//reggae/b
m_freedom_road.php
Documentary/Performance (55 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Merlin
Communications
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
The legendary singer’s life on the road,
and his rise to fame with insight from
Esther Anderson.
FRANK SINATRA: A REFLECTION
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//classics/s
inatra_reflection.php
Performance (90 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Merlin
Communications
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: UK
The charisma and talent that was Frank
Sinatra, including 17 featured
performances and 16 audio tracks.
BEATLES: THE JOURNEY
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//rock/beat
les_lwr.php
Documentary (83 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Merlin
Communications
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: UK
A ‘fly on the wall’ experience of the rise
and rise of the supergroup, including rare
archive footage, newsreels and unique
interviews.
JIMI HENDRIX: FEEDBACK
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//rock/hen
drix_feedback.php
Documentary (52 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Merlin
Communications
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: UK
The life of the rock genius through the
eyes of his girlfriend and friends,
including exclusive interviews and rare
performance footage.
PUNK’S NOT DEAD
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//punk_roc
k/pnd.php
Documentary Feature (105 min)
Language: English
Director: Susan Dynner
Co-Production Partners: Aberration
Films; Red Rover Films
Producer: Susan Dynner, Todd Traina
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007
A celebration of 30 years of punk rock
featuring interviews and performances
by Green Day, Offspring, Social
Disorder, Rancid, NoFX, UK Subs and
more.
ROCK THE BELLS
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//hip_hop/r
ock_the_bells.php
Documentary Feature (103 min)
Language: English
Director: Denis Hennelly, Casey Suchan
Producer: Denis Hennelly, Casey Suchan
Key Cast: Wu-Tang Clan, Redman,
Dilated Peoples, MC Supernatural, Sage
Francis, Eyedea + Abilities, Chali 2na
and DJ NuMark of Jurassic 5
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2007
One man’s quest to reunite the Wu-Tang
Clan and a celebration of the diversity of
hip-hop!
JOHNNY CASH: THE MAN IN
BLACK
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//rock/john
ny_cash_mib.php
Documentary (51 min)
Language: English
Co-Production Partners: Timeless Media
Group
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: USA
From his early days as a young boy in
Arkansas to his legendary prison
concerts, a glimpse at the man whose
effect on five decades of music is still
felt today.
MIXTAPE, INC. THE MOVIE
http://www.visionmusicinc.net//hip_hop/
mixtapeinc.php
Documentary Feature (100 min)
Language: English
Key Cast: Kanye West, G-Unit, Xzibit,
Chuck D. (Public Enemy), DJ Clue?, DJ
Kid Capri, DJ Tony Touch, DJ Whoo
Kid (50 Cent’s DJ), and DJ Green
Lantern (Eminem’s DJ)
Delivery Status: Completed
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
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Origin: USA
Go behind the scenes for an
unprecedented look into the movement
that revolutionized the music industry
and changed the way we hear hip-hop
today.
VITAGRAPH
Vitagraph, Via Schiavonia 1 I-40121
Bologna Italy. Tel: 39.051.267150. Fax:
39.051.267150. www.vitagraph.it, email: [email protected]
Sales agent and distributor
At MIPTV: Filippo D’Angelo (General
Manager)
Acquisition Executive: Filippo D’Angelo
Office: MEDIA Stand H4.35 (on the 4th
and 5th floor of the Palais des Festivals
in Cannes, Tel: 33.4.9299 8596. Fax: at
MIP-TV) +33.4.9299 8597
MARTHA, MEMOIRS OF A WITCH
Documentary (50’)
Language: Italian; English
Director: Giovanni Calamari
Producer: Minnie Ferrara & Associati
Delivery Status: completed
Budget: $ 75.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
Born in a little village on the Dolomites,
Martha draws on the grass, dances
around the fire and tells stories of fairies
and dwarves. The village call it
“Martha’s sickness.”
I GIVE UP
Documentary (50’)
Language: Italian; English
Director: Francesca Fini
Producer: Francesca Fini
Delivery Status: completed
Budget: $ 120.000
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
It’s the story of some people who left
their golden prison made of daily life in
search for a Paradise, a place where
everything seems still possible.
CLAUDIO ABBADO. THE OTHER
VOICE OF MUSIC.
Documentary (55’/73’)
Language: Italian; Spanish; English
Director: Helmut Failoni, Francesco
Merini
Producer: Helmut Failoni, Francesco
Merini
Delivery Status: completed
Budget: $ 120.000
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: Italy
The journeys of Claudio Abbado to
Venezuela and Cuba with the
organization “Sistema Orchestrale” that
saves young people from the street thank
to the music.
MY BROTHER’S SUMMER
Drama (81’)
Language: Italian; English
Director: Pietro Reggiani
Producer: Antonio Ciano / Nuvola Film
Co-production partners: Gianluca
Arcopinto
Cast: Davide Veronese, Tommaso Ferro,
Maria Paiato, Pietro Bontempo
Delivery Status: completed
Budget: $ 750.000
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Italy
An inventive daydreamer, little Sergio
learns from his parents he will soon have
a baby brother. With the help of his
imagination, he reenacts playtime and
during a moment of anger imagines.
NEMA PROBLEMA
Drama (85’)
Language: Italian; English
Director: Giancarlo Bocchi
Producer: Independent Movie Company
S.r.l.
Co-production partners: Sky Italy
Cast: Vincent Riotta, Zan Marolt, Labina
Mitevska, Fabrizio Rongione
Delivery Status: completed
Budget: $ 1.000.000
Year of Production: 2004, Country of
Origin: Italy/Bosnia
A war correspondent ventures into
Balkan territory and to enhance his
reputation he invents stories and news.
“Truth is the first victim of war.”
VOLTAGE PICTURES
Voltage Pictures, 6360 Deep Dell Place,
Los Angeles, CA 90068 USA, Tel:
1.323.464.1062. Tel: 1.323.464.8351.
Fax: 1.323.464.8362.
www.voltagepictures.com, Email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Nicolas Chartier (President)
Mobile: 1.310.890.4199, Nadine de
Barros (Sales & Acquisitions) Mobile:
1.323.533.3630.
Office: IFTA Stand 01.02 , Tel:
33(0)4.92.99.8207
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD,
40TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Completely restored and re-mastered
using digital technology on HD.
Delivery Status: new at MIPTV
The dead come back to life in this classic
from zombie master George A. Romero.
Several people barricade themselves in a
rural farmhouse in a desperate attempt to
survive the night from the relentless
onslaught of the creeping undead.
GEORGE A. ROMERO
DOCUMENTARY
Documentary
Delivery Status: new at MIPTV
Behind the Scenes of the cult classic
Night of the Living Dead, Interview with
George A. Romero, last interview with
actor Carl Hardeman, Tour of Night’s
cemetery in Pittsburg and much more.
RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX
Directed by George Mendeluk
Starring Dina Meyer (Starship Troopers,
the Saw series)
Delivery Status: new at MIPTV, Trailer
Available
From the producers of the Emmynominated Mammoth, Insight Film
Studios, Plinyminor and Voltage Pictures
present Sphinx.
100 FEET
Supernatural thriller
Written & directed by Eric Red (The
Hitcher, Blue Steel, Near Dark)
Starring Famke Janssen (X-Men trilogy,
Hide and Seek, Don’t Say a Word),
Bobby Cannavale (Snakes on a Plane,
The Station Agent, Will and Grace), Ed
Westwick (the CW’s Gossip Girl,
Children of Men) and Michael Pare
(Avatar).
Delivery Status: In post-production, new
footage available
After Marnie Watson kills her abusive
husband in self-defense, she is
condemned to house arrest – only to
discover that the house is possessed by
the enraged and violent spirit of her dead
husband.
HOMECOMING
Thriller
Directed by Morgan J. Freeman
(Hurricane, Dawson’s Creek, American
Psycho II). Starring Mischa Barton
(Assassination of a High School
President, The OC).
Delivery Status: In post-production,
trailer available.
When a former small-town golden boy
and his new college girlfriend visit his
hometown during Christmas break, his
high school sweetheart becomes insanely
obsessed with getting him back.
PERSONAL EFFECTS
Love story-drama
Written & be directed by David
Hollander (Heartland, The Guardian TV
series). Starring Michelle Pfeiffer
(Hairspray, I Am Sam, What Lies
Beneath), Ashton Kutcher (What
Happens in Vegas, The Guardian, The
Butterfly Effect) and Kathy Bates (P.S. I
love you, The Golden Compass, Failure
to Launch).
Delivery Status: In post-production,
trailer available.
Seeking vengeance for the murder of his
sister, a young man arrives in town only
to be sidetracked by a beautiful older
woman with wounds very similar to his
own.
BLANK SLATE
Sci-fi thriller
Written & to be directed by John
Harrison (Dune miniseries, Supernova,
Painkiller Jane)
Produced by Dean Devlin (The Triangle
miniseries, The Librarian TV films,
Independence Day)
Delivery Status: In Production, Principal
photograph begins April 15th
Sentenced to Death Row for a murder
she can’t remember committing,
amnesiac Anne Huston is given a second
chance at freedom by the FBI.
THE LIBRARIAN: THE CURSE OF
THE JUDAS CHALICE
Action/adventure
Produced by Dean Devlin (Independence
Day, Godzilla, Stargate) in partnership
with TNT. The third installment in the
popular The Librarian franchise starring
Noah Wyle (White Oleander, ER).
Delivery Status: In Production
Mild-mannered scholar Flynn Carson,
chosen to recover and protect priceless
historical artifacts from around the
world, must travel to the mysterious
bayous of New Orleans to find the
ancient Judas Chalice.
MALIBU SHARK
Sci-fi
Directed by David Lister (Trigger Fast).
Produced by Kirk Shaw (While She Was
Out, Battle in Seattle)
Delivery Status: In Production
When an off shore earthquake sends a
Tsunami wave rolling towards the
California coast, it simultaneously
releases five monster-size prehistoric
sharks from a lost sea deep beneath the
earth’s crust.
SPREAD
Comedy
Directed by David Mackenzie (Hallam
Foe, Young Adam)
Starring Ashton Kutcher (What Happens
in Vegas, Personal Effects The Guardian)
and Anne Heche (6 Days 7 Nights).
Delivery Status: In Production
A freeloading womanizer finds the
perfect setup with an attractive highpowered lawyer, yet gives it all up after
falling in love with a waitress who
happens to be a kind of freeloader
herself.
ODYSSEUS AND THE ISLE OF
MISTS
Sci-fi/action-adventure
Directed by Terry Ingram
Starring Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy,
The Mummy Returns, Blood Diamond)
Delivery Status: Completed
From the producers of the Emmynominated Mammoth, Insight Film
Studios, Plinyminor and Voltage Pictures
Odysseus and the Isle of Mists and
Riddles of the Sphinx.
Among Odysseus’s adventures is the tale
Homer felt was too horrific to tell; the
missing book of The Odyssey known
as…THE ISLE OF THE MISTS.
WARBIRDS
Sci-fi
Written & directed by Kevin Gendreau
Produced in partnership with Sci-Fi
Channel
Starring Brian Krause (Charmed), Jamie
Mann, Tohoru Masamune and Gizza
Elizondo
Delivery Status: Completed
In the final days of World War II, a band
of WASPs (Women’s Air Service Corps)
are enlisted to ferry a top-secret weapon
to an American airbase in the Pacific.
ABOUT A GIRL
Comedy (13 x 30 min)
Starring Chiara Zanni, Jesse Hutch,
Marshall Porter, Sandy Robson and
Braden Williams
Delivery Status: Completed
A coming-of-age story which audiences
of all ages can relate to, whether we’re
anticipating college or recalling it, as
told through the prism of Amy’s unusual
living arrangements.
ALIENATED
Comedy (22 x 30 min)
Writer/director: Mark Sawers (About a
Girl)
Produced by Brightlight Pictures (White
Noise, Passengers, Search & Rescue)
Starring Sarah-Jane Redmond, Jonathan
Whitaker, Campbell Lane, Iris Graham
and Andrew Robb
Delivery Status: Completed
Abducted. Dissected. Perverted. In the
vein of Curb Your Enthusiasm,
ALIENATED is a dark comedy about the
Blundells, a suburban dysfunctional
family trying to cope with the bizarre
side effects of alien abduction.
LOVE N’ DANCING
http://www.lovendancing.com/videoplay.
htm
Music-romance
Directed by Robert Iscove (She’s All
That). Starring Amy Smart (Just Friends,
The Butterfly Effect, Crank) and Tom
Malloy (The Alphabet Killer, The Attic)
Delivery Status: Completed
When a bored-with-life English teacher
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meets a former West Coast Swing dance
champion, they have an instant
connection.
W
WONDERPHIL
PRODUCTIONS
Wonderphil Productions, 4712 Admiralty
Way #324, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
USA. Tel: 310.482.1324.
http://www.wonderphil.biz/ - email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Phil Gorn (Principal),
Sanders Robinson (Acquisitions
Manager)
Office: Booth 07.16
STARA BASN
THE OLD TALE: WHEN THE SUN
WAS GOD
Action (103 min)
Language: Polish with English subtitles
Director: Jerzy Hoffman
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $5 million
Year of Production: 2003, Country of
Origin: Poland
Set in the 9th century, Old Tale is an epic
adventure told in the tradition of
Shakespeare & Kurasawa - a beautiful,
non-stop action film about love, loss,
loyalty, betrayal.
VICTORIA
Drama/comedy (100 min)
Spanish with English subtitles
Director: Coraly Santaliz
Writer: Coraly Santaliz
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: under a million
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Puerto Rico, USA
Paoli Award: Best TV Movie of the Year,
Puerto Rico, 2007
Victoria is a beautiful, successful lawyer
but she quits her job to pursue her life
long dream as well as attempting to
rediscover her “soulmate”.
TIBET HOPE
Documentary(52 min)
Language: English
Director: William Bacon III & Brad J
Swenson
Key Cast: Featuring His Holiness the
Dalai Lama
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: under a million
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA (filmed in Tibet, Nepal,
India)
Finally, after over 10 years of filming
and traveling to Tibet, Nepal and India,
Tibet Hope delivers awe inspiring
accounts of a nation of people long
overdue a return trip home.
FALLEN ANGELS
Horror (93 min)
Language: English
Director: Jeff Thomas
Writer: Jeff Thomas
Co-Production Partners: Lewis Lane
Productions
Producer: Derek Zemrak & Leonard
Pirkle
Key Cast: Michael Dorn, Bill Moseley,
Adrianne Curry, Michael Berryman,
Michael Kaliski, Kevin McCarthy, Ruth
Buzzi, Daniel Zacapa, Christie Hemme
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $1 million
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: USA
A CSI team arrives at a small town to
investigate a crime scene but they make
a disturbing discovery that will
eventually unveil a legion of seven
demons and their chilling origins.
SOVIA
Thriller/Horror (85 min)
Language: German
Director: Robert C. Franke
Co-Production Partners: A Young
Cinema Rebels Production
Producer: Nicholas Graebert, Christian
Mueller, Robert C. Franke
Key Cast: Diana Radnai
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $500k
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
A nurse makes a fatal mistake in the
emergency room, killing a patient.
Unknowingly, she passes a bruise, where
the patient touched her, to others – who
are then killed at the hands of the
deceased.
VIPER COPS
Action-Comedy (80 min)
Language: French
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $200k
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: France
Two super cops are assigned to
investigate the murder of a politician and
his security team - the prime suspect
being a highly decorated police officer.
G.O.R.A.
Sci-Fi Comedy (120 min)
Language: Turkish
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $5 million
Year of Production: 2005, Country of
Origin: Turkey
An amateur con-man is kidnapped by
extraterrestrials and shows his great
humanitarian spirit by continually
outwitting - & completely annoying - the
evil commander-in-chief.
A GOAT’S TAIL
Drama (100 min)
Language: English
Director: Julius Amedume
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 200k
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK/Ghana
Kojo, a charming young man from
Ghana, travels to London in pursuit of a
young woman & a career as a poet.
- English
Director: James Eaves
Key Cast: Stephanie Beacham, Claudia
Coulter
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 400k
Year of Production: 2006, Country of
Origin: UK
Rebecca is brought back from the brink
of death by top secret agency ‘Project
571’. She is trained as a lethal assassin
and sent on missions to kill that which
she has become, a vampire.
NYMPHA
Horror (92 min)
Language: English
Director: Ivan Zuccon
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: 300k
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
Sarah (Tiffany Shepis) is an American
who arrives in Italy to take her vows.
The convent is extremely strict as well as
mysterious. Sarah begins to discover the
convent’s horrific past & the nuns true
intentions for her.
JANUARY 2ND
Comedy/drama (95 min)
Language: English
Director: Matt Winn
Producer: Ivan Clements
Key Cast: Josephine Butler, Andrew
Clover, Rachel Fielding
Delivery Status: Completed
Budget: $1 million
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: UK
When a thirty-something couple gives a
New Year’s weekend bash for their
assorted friends, ensuing jealousies,
tensions & hidden emotions emerge.
“Tightly directed, well acted… it made
me LAUGH OUT LOUD!” —
Talkingpix.com
Z
ZDF ENTERPRISES
ZDF Enterprises, Lise-Meitner-Str. 9,
55129 Mainz, Germany. Tel:
49.6131.9910. Fax: 49.6131.991229.
www.zdf-enterprises.de, email:
[email protected]
At MIPTV: Mr. Alexander Coridass
(President and CEO), Mr. Stephan
Adrian (Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer), Mrs. Susanne
Mueller (Vice President North American
Operations), Mr. Hans Juergen Steimer
(Senior Vice President Acquisitions and
Investments), Mr. Fred Burcksen (Vice
President Distribution, Merchandising
and Investments)
Office: booth no. 21.02 - 23.01, Tel:
33.4.92998120, Fax: 33.4.92998121
THE MIRACLE OF BERLIN
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/the_miracle_of_berlin.155
63.htm
TV Movie / Drama (1 x 105’)
Language: German, German with
English subtitles
Director: Roland Suso Richter
Writer: Thomas Kirchner
Producer: teamworx for ZDF and ZDF
Enterprises
Key Cast: Kostja Ullmann, Karoline
Herfurth, Veronica Ferres, Heino Ferch,
Michael Gwisdek, André Hennicke
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
Set in East Berlin before the fall of the
Wall, this is an intense account of a
ravaged family whose loyalties and
beliefs are shaken to the core.
SHIP OF NO RETURN - THE FINAL
VOYAGE OF THE ‘GUSTLOFF’
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/ship_of_no_return_the_fin
al_voyage_of_the_gustloff.15567.htm
TV Movies / Drama (2 x 90’)
Language: German, German with
English subtitles
Director: Joseph Vilsmaier
Writer: Rainer Berg
Producer: UFA (Norbert Sauer, Cornelia
Wecker)
Co-production partners: UFA
Filmproduktion on behalf of ZDF in
coproduction with ZDF Enterprises and
with funding by Filmstiftung Nordrhein
Westfalen, Medienboard BerlinBrandenburg, Mitteldeutsche
Medienförderung and FilmFernsehFonds
Bayern
Key Cast: Kai Wiesinger, Valerie
Niehaus, Heiner Lauterbach, Dana
Vávrová, Detlev Buck, Michael Mendl,
Karl Markovics
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
The fact-based event two-parter
grippingly portrays the sinking of the
Wilhelm Gustloff, which claimed over
9,000 victims in the final months of
WWII.
THE FINAL VOYAGE OF THE
‘GUSTLOFF’
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/the_final_voyage_of_the_
gustloff.15557.htm
Documentaries / History & Biographies
(1 x 50’ HD)
Language: German, English
Director: Christian Frey
Writer: Christian Frey, Anja Greulich,
Ricarda Schlosshan
Producer: Guido Knopp, Christian Frey /
ZDF
Co-production partners: ZDF Enterprises
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
With over 9,000 victims, the sinking of
the Wilhelm Gustloff in 1945 was
perhaps the biggest disaster in naval
history. This documentary examines
some of its unsolved mysteries.
THE KILLING
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/the_killing.15574.htm
Series / Crime & Suspense (20 x 60’)
Language: German, German with
English subtitles
Director: Birger Larsen
Writer: Soren Sveistrup
Producer: DR-TV-Drama
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Denmark
Nominated for the International Emmy
as Best Drama Series in 2007, this hardhitting Danish police series follows an
inspector searching for a ruthless killer
in all levels of society.
THE OTHER SIDE OF GENIUS
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/the_other_side_of_genius.
15558.htm
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Documentaries / History & Biographies
(4 x 50’)
Language: German, English
Director: Mario Zanot
Writer: Mario Zanot
Producer: Storyteller Production for
Mediaset / RTI
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Italy
There have been many remarkable
personalities in history, but only few
with truly exceptional intelligence, talent
and charisma – the geniuses who left an
indelible mark on history.
THE RETURN OF THE PLAGUES
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/the_return_of_the_plagues
.13155.htm
Documentaries / Social Issues & Science
(5 x 52’)
Language: German, English
Director: Gabriele Wengler, Johannes
Backes
Writer: Johannes Backes
Producer: Bernd Wilting/taglicht media,
Cologne for arte, ZDF and ZDF
Enterprises
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
The truth behind the pestilences
described in the Book of Exodus: all the
plagues have recognizable natural causes
– and they are returning to haunt us
today.
MESSAGES FROM NATURE
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/messages_from_nature.15
559.htm
Documentaries / Wildlife & Nature (5 x
52’)
Language: German, English
Director: Herbert Ostwald, Heinz von
Matthey, Holger Preuße, Marion
Pöllmann, Rainer Bergomaz
Writer: Herbert Ostwald, Heinz von
Matthey, Holger Preuße, Marion
Pöllmann
Producer: various
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2006 – 2007,
Country of Origin: various
These fascinating wildlife films shows
some of the surprising things nature is
willing to do if we’ll let it, and how
nature can work with us if we want to.
OUR FARM IN IRELAND
http://www.zdfenterprises.de/our_farm_in_ireland.1557
0.htm
TV Movie / Love & Romance (2 x 90’)
Language: German, German with
English subtitles
Director: Karl Kases
Writer: Jürgen Werner
Producer: Bavaria Fernsehproduktion
Delivery Status: completed
Year of Production: 2007, Country of
Origin: Germany
German widower Dr. Winter falls in love
with the pretty sheep farmer Erin while
visiting his in-laws in Ireland. Offered a
medical practice there, he must take a
big decision .
THE STARTER WIFE - NBC UNIVERSAL
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