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FOCAL International Members Enjoy a Busy MIPTV 2005

1 May 2005


(Above) Matt White, Executive Vice President Digital Markets of National Geographic TV & Film Library hosted the FOCAL International drinks. Seen here with Melissa Rice.

(Above) Footage Researcher Suzanne Gray on the trail of more blooper clips for ITV's Denis Norden's Laughter File seen here talking to Jocelyn Shearer of National Geographic Film & TV Library

(Above) Clara Fon-Singh representing Inamedia with Thierry Rolland of L'Atelier des Archives.

(Above) Stewart Binns, Director of Programming & Development for Octagon CSI enjoying a break from a busy schedule with Bill Orde, Managing Director of Broadcast Marketing.

(Above) Jean-Marc Bordes (left), Chief Operating Officer of INA with Dr Stephan Bleek (right), CEO of Framepool.

FOCAL International used the facilities of the EU's Market Place as a convenient base. Representatives Anne Johnson and Julie Lewis went through a full schedule of meetings with potential members which included:

Insituto Luce, RealScreen, Achilles Media who are organising the next World Congress of History Producers in Rome early in December. Also was the Top Pop Music Video Archive, Studio3TV, Archive Initiatives International, Pilot, GA&A Productions, UN Archive, Media Entertainment Group, Accent Films, Sandra Carter International, OJAIMedia, SOFA Entertainment, Nugus Martin Productions, Media Entertainment Group, APT-Italian Independent Television Producers and Target Entertainment.

(Above) FOCAL Affiliate Members, the IDA was represented by their Head Richard Propper (centre) seen here with colleagues Grant Mitchell and Tiziana Alessandro of Solid Entertainment.

(Above) Amongst those FOCAL library members exhibiting was APTN attended, amongst others by Chris O'Hearn, Head of Content.

(Above) Barry Florin negotiating a sale on the British Movietone booth.

(Above) ITN Archive's new MD Sue Thexton and Mark Tuban, Gobal Market Development Manager (left) join members of the sales team including Nick Stephens, Sales Researcher and Linda Reeve, Sales Director (right).

Details of all these companies and those mentioned above, plus the services they offer, can be found on the FOCAL web Directory and also, soon, in the FOCAL International Members Directory 2004-05.


Anne Johnson or Julie Lewis
Tel: +44 (0)20 8423 5853