All-time screening record at 11th Mipcom Junior

CANNES: The 2003 Mipcom Junior screenings which were held on 8 and 9 October in Cannes broke all viewing records since it's launch in 1996.

A total of 13,815 individual screenings were carried out by programme buyers, a 15 per cent increase compared with 12,052 last year. Previously, the highest number of screenings took place at Mipcom Junior 2000 with 12,572 viewings.

Sellers presented 738 programmes this year (695 last year, +6 per cent) including 339 titles presented for the first time ever (319 last year, +6 per cent).

383 companies registered at the screenings (364 last year, +5.22 per cent), including 180 seller companies (166 last year, +8 per cent) and 193 buyer companies (184 last year, +5 per cent) from 53 countries (same last year). US attendance grew by 41.3 per cent with 65 companies (46 

last year), Canada by 31 per cent with 38 companies (29) and Germany by 25 per cent with 30 companies (24). All in all, 704 participants attended the event (685 last year, +2.77 per cent).

Mipcom Junior 2003’s most screened titles included: Creepschool, presented by Alphanim (France), EM. TV & Merchandising (Germany) and Happy Life Animation (Sweden) with 108 screenings; Tutenstein, brought by Buena Vista International Television (UK) and Porchlight Entertainment (USA) – 96 screenings; and My Goldfish is Evil from Sardine Productions (Canada) – 83 screenings. The additional numbers for the top 30 most screened programmes are listed below, all of which were animation.


1    CREEPSCHOOL    Alphanim Em. TV & Merchandising AG Happy Life Animation AB




2    TUTENSTEIN    Buena Vista Intern. Television Porchlight Ent.    UK


3    MY GOLDFISH IS EVIL    Sardine Productions    Canada

4    PEPPA PIG    Contender Entertainment    UK

5    SHAOLIN KIDS    Les Cartooneurs Assicies    France

6    WINX CLUB    Rainbow    Italy

7    HAIRY SCARY    Alphanim    France

8    FRANNY'S FEET    Decode Entertainment    Canada

9    DRAGON HUNTERS    Futurikon    France

10    DUEL MASTERS    Entertainment Rights Plc    UK

11    FOUR EYES    Porchlight Entertainment    USA

12    BALI    Cine Groupe    Canada

13    CODE LYOKO    Antefilms International    France

14    MARTIN MYSTERY    Marathon    France

15    ALL GROWN UP    Nikelodeon/MTV    USA

16    THE BOY    Filmoption International Inc    Canada

17    SEASIDE HOTEL    Tele Images International    France

18    THE GNOUFS    Millimages UK    UK

19    LOLA & VIRGINIA    Icon - Animation    Spain

20    RIP XL    Icon - Animation    Spain

21    ODD FAMILY    TF1 International    France

22    THE FARM    Ellipsanime    France

23    THE INFINITE DARCY    Cybergraphix Animation    USA

24    THE KOALA BROTHERS TM    Spellbound Entertainment Ltd    UK

25    EBB AND FLO    VGI Entertainment Ltd    UK

26    GERMS    Futurikon    France

27    KID PADDLE    Dupuis    France

28    THE ADVENTURES OF LITTLE BROWN BEAR    Dargaud - Marina    France

29    THE ISLAND OF INIS COOL    Carlton International Media Ltd.    UK

30    FREAKS OF NATURE    Decode Entertainment    Canada

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