November 2016

Managing Asia-Pacific

  • Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television

    Asian Television Awards honours KBS President & CEO Ko Dae-young Ko rose from a KBS TV reporter at the press room to the president suite as Korean Broadcasting System’s President and CEO. His calculated entrepreneurial spirit and remarkable business accomplishments have greatly influenced the growth of the entertainment industry throughout the region. KBS maintains its reputation as the nation’s most trusted source of news and information. Its high quality documentaries and especially its dramas have swept across the shores of almost every single country in the region, even increasingly beyond. KBS is currently investing heavily to lead the next-generation in television broadcasting and media services. It aims to become the world’s first to launch terrestrial UHDTV broadcasting. KBS Chief speaks to K. Dass. … Read More

Editor's Note

  • Factual Encounter

    From blue-chip specials to long-running series, programming about nature and animals remains popular with viewers and broadcasters. The makers of wildlife documentaries always face challenges – mainly how to come up with new stories and new ways to tell old stories. Sometimes that means years of camping in the bush in faraway land or sending cameras in the deepest parts of the oceans; sometimes it means looking right under their noses.… Read More

The Edge

Country Focus

  • Role of media in Pakistan

    Pakistan’s media players are getting quite irresponsible; as there are so many talk shows and political debates on the screen all the time and sometimes they seems to be crossing their limits.… Read More

  • India, moving on the fast track

    Looking at India’s crowded and chaotic television landscape today, it’s easy to forget that just two decades ago the country’s airwaves were ruled by one dominant state broadcaster.… Read More

Features

  • Factual extravaganza in Bangkok

    Yves Jeanneau, CEO of Sunny Side markets paints a portrait of this territory (Thailand), a member of ASEAN, and opens the perspectives of this new field of exploration for coproduction opportunities. … Read More

  • CASBAA, 25 years in the making

    All the major players catering to Asia-Pacific’s ever-growing pay-TV base (cable operators, satellite, channels, IPTV, OTT and VR platforms, streaming service etc) are expected to pack their luggage and arrive at Studio City Resort and Casino complex in Macau for CASBAA’s 25th birthday party. Christopher Slaughter tells K. Dass what you will miss if you don’t make it to the party.… Read More

  • Asia’s dynamic media festival

    Asia’s leading media festival, Singapore Media Festival and its entertainment content providers – are growing in size, scope and status, reflecting Asia’s dynamic media market.… Read More

  • TV and Film at the Crossroads

    The lines are blurring between film and TV, all but rubbed out by the steady stream of critically acclaimed scripted series that have redefined TV’s creative capabilities. K. Dass speaks to industry experts on this topic. … Read More

CEO Profile

  • Outstanding Contribution to Asian Television

    Asian Television Awards honours KBS President & CEO Ko Dae-young Ko rose from a KBS TV reporter at the press room to the president suite as Korean Broadcasting System’s President and CEO. His calculated entrepreneurial spirit and remarkable business accomplishments have greatly influenced the growth of the entertainment industry throughout the region. KBS maintains its reputation as the nation’s most trusted source of news and information. Its high quality documentaries and especially its dramas have swept across the shores of almost every single country in the region, even increasingly beyond. KBS is currently investing heavily to lead the next-generation in television broadcasting and media services. It aims to become the world’s first to launch terrestrial UHDTV broadcasting. KBS Chief speaks to K. Dass. … Read More

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