A year has passed since the last MIPCOM, but it seems like a circle has been closed, not much has changed and we are starting all over again. Actually, a lot has happened, but everyone will try to avoid the topic.
After a turbulent year for the brand, NATPE is back to Budapest with new owners and new ambitions. Undoubtedly, the first test after the forced pause showed that NATPE is one of the most highly valued and popular industry events, especially in Central and Eastern Europe.
In my editorial piece for NATPE Miami 2020 titled Reinventing the Business: Enter AI, I tried to draw the attention to the forthcoming adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the media and entertainment business.
It has been three years since out last magazine last came out here in Budapest. That is a long time. A lot of things changed during this time due to the pandemic and the industry is still in a type of a hybrid mode of making “virtual” and “in-person” business.
It has been almost two years since our last issue but now you are once again holding TVBIZZ Magazine in your hands! We are all back at MIPCOM and talking business in person after a long two-year break and endless video calls.
Magazine looks a bit different this time. The reason for this is that we would like to turn the attention of the industry to a problem that remains outside the agenda of the entertainment business – climate change.
Just a few days ago, Apple revealed its new Apple TV and Apple TV+ services thus officially entering the streaming business. Despite bringing up on stage the likes of Spielberg, Winfrey, Aniston, Witherspoon, Momoa, J.