Our founder David Lyle passed away

After a long struggle our founder, friend and inspiratory died on Thursday September 21st.  FRAPA and the entire format  industry have lost one of the greats. Up until recently he contributed to the FRAPA mission advising on how the future needs to look like. We owe him so much. Phil Gurin, co-chairman FRAPA and close…

How to protect your format in Kiev: September 18, 2017

September 18th KIEV Media week – Format Show  Jan Salling, co-chairman of FRAPA and CEO of Missing Link  will deliver a keynote speech “10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU SELL YOUR FORMATS INTERNATIONALLY“. What is the difference between a local format success only and a local format which can be exported? How do you present…

Broadcast International: Inside Frapa’s formats service

Formats body launches protection scheme International format protection body Frapa has launched an analysis service intended to help format creators shield their IP in copycat cases. The Frapa Analysis Service will combine expert opinion with “analysis methodology” to compare contentious formats. For cases in which a level of similarity is ascertained, the body has said…