the Country of Honor, the program of the inaugural Focus on Turkey was a unique
experience for all MIPCOM 2015 participants sinceTurkish media industry was presented
in Cannes with all its different branches, including networks, production and distribution
companies, digital media and advertisement along with stars, screenwriters,
producers and directors.
this magnificient participation in 2015, Turkey still stands strong in 2016 at
MIPCOM which will be held from 17th October to the 20th October
2016 at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.
MIPCOM, very well-known as the world’s leading global market for
programming of all genres across all platforms will again witness the power of
Turkish TV&film industries.
year, along with the national
participation organization of ICOC, where products will be showcased, 31
representatives from 17 Turkish companies
will do networking and carry out b2b meetings with the leading figures
of entertainment sector under the organization of ICOC.
primary feature of Turkish delegation is the wide range of areas where the
representatives are engaged in. As the producers of episodes, movie,
documentaries, animation films, they will be there to turn every moment into an
1998, where Deli Yürek was sold to Kazakhstan, as the first Turkish television
drama (dizi), by 2015, the market of television series reached 200 million
dollars per year. To cite a few numbers, Turkish TV market comprises of 731
Television Channels, including 26 national, 10 regional and 161 local channels
free-to-air and 534 paid among them (160 cable and 374 satellite). Today
besides TRT, the founding institution of Television broadcasting in Turkey,
there are private channels like KANAL D, ATV, STAR, Kanal 7, and others, which
air free of charge. There are also paid networks like DIGITURK, and DSmart, and
other free channels like NBC and Fox which air international drama, all as
global measurement company Zenith Optimedia forecasts that global advertising
expenditure would grow 5.0% in 2016, boosted by the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio
and the USA Presidential elections. Adspend will then slow down slightly in the
absence of these events, growing 4.4% in 2017.