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Irish Delegation Head to MIPCOM This Week

4th Oct 2012
There will be a strong Irish delegation attending MIPCOM this week, one of the most important international TV markets, which takes place in Cannes 8th - 11th October. Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board is delighted to partner with Enterprise Ireland on the Ireland on Screen stand once again which aims to promote the Irish industry at the market and provides a range of business facilities for Irish delegates..  Ireland on Screen will bring together a host of Irish companies from content producers to post production companies to distributors and more. 

Irish companies attending MIPCOM this year include Parallel Films, Octagon Films, World 2000, Element Pictures, Brown Bag Films, Cartoon Saloon, JAM Media, Screentime ShinAwil, Telegael and Windmill Lane Pictures.  For a full list of Irish companies registered for the Ireland on Screen stand, download the Ireland on Screen brochure on the right hand side of this page.

Teresa McGrane, Head of Business Affairs and Naoise Barry, Film Commissioner will be attending from the Irish Film Board.  This year the Irish Film Board will be placing a strategic emphasis on promoting Ireland as a co-production partner to European producers and broadcasters of high-end TV drama series, capitalising on the country's reputation for co-producing international series such as ‘Ripper Street', whilst also developing original high-end dramas like ‘Vikings'.

MIPCOM is one of the largest TV markets in the world and attracts over 12,400 participants, 4,200 buyers and 1,700 exhibitors from over 100 countries. The market is aimed at creating, co-producing, buying, selling, financing and distributing entertainment content across all platforms. It provides the key decision-makers in the TV, film, digital and audiovisual content, production and distribution industry with the opportunity to network and discover future trends on a global level.

Visit the Ireland on Screen stand at #02.30 in the Palais.

MIPCOM takes place 8th - 11th October.
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