Paris – Organiser of MIPTV and MIPFormats, Reed MIDEM and Warner Bros. International Television Production (WBITVP) have announced the renewal of their partnership. For the second year, the U.S. studio will be the exclusive sponsor of the MIPFormats International Pitch competition. Call for entries for the 2013 edition is now open until February 4,  2013. The 4th annual MIPFormats event will take place in Cannes, April 6-7, prior to MIPTV’s 50th edition (April 8-11, 2013).

Held in the Palais des Festival’s Grand Auditorium on Sunday, April 7, 2013, the MIPFormats International Pitch is a competition for companies with innovative concepts for new, non-scripted entertainment formats. All pitch entries will be reviewed by a panel of international format experts. Under the terms of the MIPFormats partnership, WBITVP will spend up to €25,000 to develop the winning project via one of its stable of production companies.