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Italy / Rai’s Board of Directors approves the business plan 2019-2021

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Chaired by Marcello Foa, Rai’s Board of Directors met on March 6th. It reviewed and approved the 2019-2021 business plan, which focuses on programme content and the needs of users, while continuing to meet its service contract obligations. Managing Director Fabrizio Salini briefed the Board of Directors and the Statutory Auditors on the outline of …

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Italy / Rai Movie promotes the David di Donatello Award

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The 64th David di Donatello awards ceremony will be broadcast live on March 27th on Rai Movie, the Italian television channel dedicated to films. Organized by the Italian Film Academy, the award is for films released in Italian cinemas in 2018. The five feature films nominated in the Best Film category are Luca Guadagnino’s Call …

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Morocco / Launch of a web TV for Moroccans living abroad

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On February 16th, during the Casablanca International Book and Publishing Fair, the  Conseil de la communauté marocaine à l’étranger (CCME) announced the launch of Awacer TV, an on-line platform whose name means “links”. It will be available from March 1st this year. Its main aim will be to highlight both Moroccan migration and the Morocco’s …

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France / An agreement signed between France Télévisions and the French producers’ unions

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In December 2018 the French public broadcasting group signed an agreement with the five trades unions representing French producers: SATEV, SPECT, SPFA, SPI and USPA. The agreement builds and strengthens a historic partnership. In a statement France Televisions said the agreement will allow it “to take up the digital challenge by expanding the non-linear showing …

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Egypt / An agreement to develop Egyptian television

On January 20th several memorandums of understanding were signed between the National Media Authority (NMA) – formerly ERTU – and the Egyptian Group for Media (EGM). Their respective directors, Hussein Zein and Tamer Morsi, agreed a joint plan for developing Egyptian television over the next five years. Their first project is the creation of a …

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Italy / RAI unveils its business plan for 2019-2021

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RAI’s board of directors, chaired by Marcello Foa, met on January 24th together with the group’s CEO, Fabrizio Salini. On the agenda was a review of the business plan for the next three years. Fabrizio Salini presented the outline of his ambitious plan, which he had worked on for six months, and which must be …

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France / A new phase for the documentary unit of France Télévisions

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During FIPADOC, the Biarritz International Documentary Film Festival, the directors of France Télévisions announced their intention of developing digital documentaries. Takis Candilis, deputy director general for channels and programmes, spoke about this new direction: “France Télévisions has to change, because ahead of us new uses require significant changes.” By developing digital documentaries the French broadcasting …

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