Congratulations to Diana Lebedeva!

A big congratulations to Diana Lebedeva for winning the grand prize at the 2019 Small World Big Ideas formats contest for her fan-dam-tastic format, Young Adults. Tim Crescenti joined Ed Waller of C21 Media and Ksenia Chorna of 1+1 Media this year on the judges panel, with additional thanks to Kyiv Media Week for all their work […]

The Small World, Big Ideas 2019 Formats Contest

Congrats to the five finalists for the Small World, Big Ideas 2019 Formats Contest. In the words of Small World President, Tim Crescenti; “this is the best and most diverse selection of format ideas. It is absolutely fandamntastic to find such creativity.” We look forward to hearing your pitches come September 17 in Kyiv, Ukraine […]

C21 Media Interview with Tim Crescenti

Thank you to C21 Media and their newest team member, Shannon Power, for interviewing our own Tim Crescenti and publishing the latest and greatest from Small World IFT. Tim shared his tips and insights on succeeding in the international format business, and touched on the successes of Small World formats like Grandpas Over Flowers AKA: […]

Better Late Than Never French adaptation will premiere tonight on France 3

Oui! Oui! Better Late Than Never (aka Grandpas Over Flowers) French adaptation will premiere tonight on France 3 with the magnifique cast of Patrice Laffont (Television Presenter), Jean-Pierre Castaldi (Actor), Philippe Lavil (Singer) and Patrice Drevet (Journalist), titled “Mieux Vaut Tard que Jamias” produced by Pernel Media. The original version has aired for five seasons […]

Small World IFT teams with Whoopi Goldberg’s One Hoe Productions

Ratings-winning Romanian game show Win Your Country! in development for US market Los Angeles, November 26, 2018 – Leading independent format company Small World IFT can today announce a landmark partnership with Whoopi Goldberg’s One Hoe Productions and 44 Blue Productions LLC, a Red Arrow Studios company, to develop a brand new US version of Win […]

Three brand new formats launched at Mipcom

Small World launched Freewheelin´, Iron Couple and Death and Taxes at Mipcom 2018.  In Freewheelin´, we join two comedians on a hilarious bike ride through history. Learn about lore and culture from native sports stars, musicians and celebrities who hail from the area. Locals also share and experience their region´s history through games, sketches and […]

RTL 4 announces the Dutch version of BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

This week, RTL 4 announced the Dutch version of the hit format Better Late Than Never. Singer and presenter Jamai Loman will host the Dutch version as he travels through Southeast Asia with four TV legends, actor Peter Faber, TV host Willibrord Frequin, singer Gerard Cox and choreographer Barrie Stevens. Based on the ratings-winning original […]

Got What It Takes? commissioned for a 4th season

The fabulous CBBC hit series Got What It Takes? has been commissioned for a spectacular 4th season, due to air in 2019. Applications open soon: Got What It Takes? is the musical reality talent show celebrating the extraordinary talents of teenage musicians and the dramatic reality of the mothers behind these young stars. Throughout […]

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER premieres in Israel

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER premieres in Israel The latest production of the smash-hit series Better Late Than Never / Grandpas Over Flowers recently premiered on Reshet, Israel. Here’s a sneak peek of the fabulous cast! For more information please contact Or follow us at:

Two brand new formats launched at MIPTV

Small World launched Fake Dad and Generations On Tour at this year’s MIPTV. Fake Dad is the ultimate meet-the-parents preparation! It is a well-known fact that dads are not always particularly fond of their daughter’s boyfriends. And for the boyfriend, meeting the family is one of the most dreaded moments – a tough and scary […]