Australia’s “The Drama Queens of Kabul,” the U.Ok.’s “Pop Paper Metropolis” and Spain’s “Earlier than You Hit the Flooring” have been amongst winners on the MipTV On-line Plus initiatives competitions, introduced Tuesday.
Additionally, scooping prizes have been “Behind Lucy,” once more from Spain, South Africa’s “Mom Metropolis” and “Rest room Confessions,” from Lebanon, in a winners’ lineup which is powerful on girls’s empowerment, ethnic points, and ideas from not solely established TV industries however these in rising international locations as nicely.
That was seen within the plaudits for the Drama Sequence Pitch, the bottom of MipTV and Canneseries’ In Improvement initiative, which have been shared between Rantan Productions’ drama comedy “The Drama Queens Of Kabul,” turning on two Australian girls’s makes an attempt to supply Kabul’s first post-Taliban TV cleaning soap opera, and “Mom Metropolis,” a police procedural through which an FBI-trained forensics cop returns to his native South Africa to confront crimes of an apparently supernatural nature. Enigma Footage produces and Moonrise Footage sells.
Europe’s greatest recognized stop-motion animators, Aardman Animations (“Hen Run,” “Wallace and Gromit”), crew with LoveLove Movies on youngsters sequence pitch winner, 3D “Pop Paper Metropolis,” which delivers on its title, portraying the adventures of a gaggle of paper mates in a vibrantly coloured world.
Exploring the private story behind massive public occasions, a constructing factual development, “Behind Lucy,” the MipDoc undertaking winner, is a docu-feature recounting the within story to the preparation of the NASA Lucy mission to the Jupiter Trojans, informed via the eyes of its prime scientists. Spain’s Somadrome produces.
In MipFormats, Atresmedia Studios, the third-party content material producer of Spanish community Atresmedia, gained out with a “Earlier than You Hit the Flooring,” a tough and prepared contest of valor the place a contestant has to bungee leap down the elevator of a tall constructing.
Introduced by the Lebanon’s Olive Tree Productions, comedy-drama “Rest room Confessions,” a ten-part brief format sequence which gained the Artistic Expertise Pitch, information conversations between girls in entrance of a toilet mirror.
In previous years, initiatives have been pitched to dwell business audiences at Cannes’ MipTV, the world’s second largest TV commerce honest and convention, which was to have run March 28 via April 2. With MipTV cancelled on March 18, nevertheless, organizers Reed Midem moved quick to launch digital entry to key content material by way of a MipTV On-line Plus platform accessible to MipTV, MipDoc and MipFormats delegates. Tasks are actually pitched on-line.
After an estimated 4,000 delegates made use of the service in its first 4 days, Reed Midem introduced a week-long extension to the MipTV On-line Plus service, which now ends on April 10.
2020 MIPTV ONLINE PLUS PROJECT PITCH WINNERS
KIDS SERIES PITCH
“Pop Paper Metropolis,” (LoveLove Movies, U.Ok.)
CREATIVE TALENT PITCH
“Rest room Confessions,” (Olive Tree Productions, Lebanon)
EX-AEQUO WINNERS, DRAMA SERIES PITCH
“The Drama Queens of Kabul,” (Rantan Productions, Australia)
“Mom Metropolis,” (Enigma Footage, South Africa)
MIPDOC PROJECT PITCH
“Behind Lucy,” (Somarome, Spain)
MIPFORMATS INTERNATIONAL PITCH
“Earlier than You Hit the Flooring,” (Atresmedia Studios, Spain)