Category: LIFE IN THE CHANNELS

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Italy / A docu-drama about Pompeii

2018/2019 saw the most important excavations in Pompeii for the past 70 years, part of an Italian initiative, Great Pompeii Project. The dig uncovered a street, several houses and about fifteen victims. The information pieced together with DNA analysis of the bodies enabled the archaeologists not only to understand more about the people they had …

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Tunisia / A new Tunisian action series : # 27

Every year Tunisian television channels schedule many new programmes during Ramadan, and this year writer/director Yousri Bouassida will present his new television series # 27. The series is named after a specialised anti-terrorist unit within the Tunisian army. The series will be as much about the daily lives of these soldiers, following their family stories …

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France – Italy – Germany / The Alliance ’s announcements at the Berlin Film Festival

Representatives of the Alliance, took advantage of being at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival to discuss their projects. In addition to reaffirming their commitment to use their partnership to strengthen European cultural identity by co-producing TV series, they gave details about some of their current projects. For example, series ready for transmission : they …

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France / Arde Madrid on France.tv

To compete with video-on-demand platforms, the France Télévisions group is starting to schedule big budget series from the rest of Europe. Arde Madrid is an example of this strategy of broadcasting international co-productions. Winner of the Best European Drama award at last year’s La Fiction TV Festival in La Rochelle, this series takes the viewer …

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France / Death of Hervé Bourges, former head of France Télévisions

The journalist Hervé Bourges, former president of Antenne 2 and France 3, creator of the France Télévisions group, former president of the French television watchdog Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel français, died on February 23rd. In addition to his important role in the media, Hervé Bourges was also an active political figure in France. Committed to …

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France – Italy – Germany / Alliance a new VoD platform

In 2018 the French, Italian and German public broadcasters formed Alliance, a 100% European broadcasting group combining the strengths of France Télévisions, RAI and ZDF. In a constantly changing broadcasting landscape, anxious about the significant presence of international players using VoD, the traditional channels are looking for ways to reinvent themselves. Alliance will provide finance …

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Egypt / A new channel to promote tourism

According to an article in the newspaper Egyptian Independent, taken up by the website News Monger, a member of the Egyptian parliament has proposed creating a new public television channel. At a meeting on Sunday, Soad Elmasry put forward the idea of a channel dedicated to promoting all kinds of tourism in Egypt. The politician …

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