April – May 2016

The Edge

  • #SocialTV

    Social media has taken over the world by storm. With its current impact on users worldwide, television broadcasters are integrating social media into its programmes to maximise and enhance viewer experience. Cheryl Soh speaks to Twitter’s Rishi Jaitly, VP, Media, Asia-Pacific & Middle East on the opportunities it has created for broadcasters globally.… Read More

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Features

  • Asia’s Flagship Film and TV Market

    With one of the largest and most dynamic film entertainment industries in the world, Asia’s premier film industry event welcomed a record 7,300 buyers this year with 800 companies from 35 countries present. Cheryl Soh takes a look at what went down at the 20th Hong Kong International Film and TV Market.… Read More

  • 10 years and counting- Koo Jong Sang

    In an unpredictable world economy, the highly competitive content market place for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions has recently gained recognition from many countries globally. Likewise, Busan Contents Market (BCM) is pushing hard to show the world why Busan should be their destination of choice. Koo, Jong Sang Chairman of BCM Executive Committee and Busan Contents Market Organising Committee, express his gratitude to the members who made it happen over the years. K. Dass speaks to BCM’s authority of the power of ten.… Read More

  • The power of being 10

    Many broadcasters have gained numerous deals, establish networks and co-produced with new partners from Busan Contents Market (BCM) over the years. The one-stop Korean market has been a crucial melting pot for international players to negotiate for the best deals in Asia, and the world for global audience. Here are some congratulatory messages from BCM’s partners.… Read More

  • BCM Means Business

    The Korean television and film content powerhouse, Busan Contents Market marks its 10th anniversary with a unique line up of events focusing on formats and co-productions in the genre of documentary, animation and mobile, are all part of this year’s theme as K. Dass finds out.… Read More

  • The Best Busan Can Offer

    As a city of film, Busan has a world-class film production support system. Founded in 1999, Busan Film Commission is the first Korean organisation that specialise in supporting film and video productions. … Read More

  • Leaping forward with Asian formats

    The wind change has swept through the Asian broadcaster networks' unscripted output, with new faces brought in and old formats on the wane. K. Dass reports.… Read More

  • The top 10 themes for APOS 2016

    The Asia-Pacific video industry, including TV and digital video, is a US$105 billion juggernaut. Future growth could be exponential as the customer experience transforms with new content, services and technologies. Here are the top 10 themes for APOS 2016:… Read More

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