WarnerMedia names new head of marketing & brand services for Southeast Asia and the Pacific region
WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks & Sales has appointed Athreyan Sundararajan as its Vice President – Marketing & Brand Services for its business in Southeast Asia and the Pacific region.
Global Agency reveals international sales for “Sisters”
Global Agency is announcing new sales for Sisters in Middle East, North Macedonia and Uzbekistan. The new deals mark another milestone in the global expansion of the hit drama, which has already been acquired in Bosnia, Romania, Albania, Angola and Mozambique.
International Film and Marketing Executives Ali M. Aksu and Aya Kikimova Launch Next Generation Content Production Platform FilmCapital
Created to address a pressing need within the independent film finance space, the co-production platform FilmCapital(filmcapital.io) has officially opened its doors, the announcement was made today by co-founders Ali M. Aksu and Aya Kikimova.
GRB Studios announces the acquisition of two unscripted series
Content studio and global distribution company GRB Studios has acquired two captivating, original unscripted series for international distribution.
62 hours of DCD Rights’ Factual Series head to CuriosityStream
Leading UK-based distributor DCD Rights has sold more than 60 hours of factual films and series to CuriosityStream, a leading global independent factual media company.
COMSAT inks deal with ABS to enhance C- and Ku-band U.S. connectivity solutions on ABS-3A
The addition of the ABS-3A satellite to the COMSAT Southbury, Connecticut teleport services bolsters its reach throughout the Americas, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East to provide more resilient and robust connectivity solutions through its terrestrial fiber pathways.
Gina Dimitriadi, former Star Channel executive, joins J2911 Media team
Vivian Reinoso, Head of Worldwide Acquisition, Distribution & New Projects Engagement of J2911 Media, is proud to announce and welcome Gina Dimitriadi as our new Sales Executive for the territories of France, Belgium, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and CEE. Gina will report directly to Vivian Reinoso.
Olympic channel announces new slate of Five Rings Films sports documentaries
“Rulon Gardner Won’t Die” Featuring Olympic Champion Wrestler to Premiere on 3 June 2020.
Future Films to Highlight the Incredible Journeys of Chinese Volleyball Icon Lang Ping, Japanese Running Great Naoko Takahashi and Great Britain’s Women’s Curling Superstars.
WarnerMedia’s ‘HBO GO’ service secures four new distribution partners in Taiwan
WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks & Sales has secured another four new partners in Taiwan for the distribution of HBO GO. Its regional streaming service is now available to subscribers of Kbro, TWM Broadband, CABLE GIANT CATV and Pingnan CATV.
Ruptly documentary collection launches with showstopping debut slate
Ruptly, the award-winning international news and media agency, has today announced the launch of a global documentary division with a debut catalogue of over 170 documentaries featuring captivating human interest stories centred around global themes.
GMA Network sustains ratings lead despite programming changes
GMA registered 32.1 percent average total day people audience share in the National Urban Television Audience Measurement (NUTAM) while ABS-CBN only got 28.9 percent.
The Network led in all day parts in NUTAM starting in the morning block with 26.9 percent people audience share compared to competition’s 24.8 percent.
Cable and IPTV subscriptions to drive pay-TV services revenues in Japan over next five years, says GlobalData
GlobalData’s report predicts that cable will continue to be the leading technology to deliver pay-TV services in Japan, as cable subscriptions grow at a slow CAGR of 0.1% over 2019-2024.
DCD Rights strikes deals for more than 120 hours of factual content
Leading UK-based distributor DCD Rights has sold more than 120 hours of factual and factual entertainment series. The deal includes brand new series The Bone Detectives from Tern TV, part of Zinc Media, and a number of other titles from leading production companies.
NAGRA IP Blocking Solutions wins top recognition at Videonet Connected TV Awards
NAGRA IP Blocking takes home the win in the “Protecting Content and its Value” category. The solution helps service providers regain subscribers lost to pirate services, among other services.
BBC Expands Follow the Food series with special content on feeding the world during the pandemic
Sponsored by Corteva Agriscience, the series showcases how farmers, delivery drivers, supermarket workers and others involved in the food chain are using technology and innovation to keep feeding the world during the global Coronavirus pandemic.
Synamedia expands best-of-breed Video Network Partner Program with Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Synamedia signed an OEM agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to use HPE ProLiant servers to power its solutions and further advance its market-leading video network portfolio.
ITV Studios’ Blue-Chip Natural History specials picked up in major global markets
BBC America Acquires Bluechip Titles India’s Wild Karnataka Narrated by Sir David Attenborough and Wild Tokyo Narrated by Toby Jones for its “Wonderstruck” strand.
Harpo Entertainment will be representing J2911 Media’s Catalogue in Spain, Portugal and Andorra
Harpo Entertainment is representing J2911 Media’s Catalogue in Spain, Portugal and Andorra
GMA Network’s 25-year franchise renewed prior to expiry
GMA Network, Inc. clarifies the case of its franchise renewal as it has been cited several times recently in light of the current situation of fellow broadcast network, ABS-CBN.
BBC Studios appoints new General Manager for Greater China
BBC Studios appoints Ding Ke, based in Beijing, as new SVP and General Manager for Greater China
Keshet wins 22 Israeli Oscars, with 14 awards for Our Boys (Keshet Studios and HBO’s 10-part drama based on true events)
Keshet is the big winner at today’s 2019 Israeli Academy Awards, with 22 awards won by Israeli’s most-watched broadcaster.
Global Agency’s new deal for Evermore: South Africa
Global Agency has announced a new sale for Evermore, one of the most talked-about series of the company’s catalogue.
The Walt Disney Company brings Hotstar to migrant workers in Singapore to help them cope with the Coronavirus situation
To offer South Asian migrant workers residing in Singapore moments of respite during this uncertain and difficult time, The Walt Disney Company (through its subsidiary Novi) is working with the Singapore Government to bring the Hotstar streaming service to migrant workers during this period.
GMA Network wins silver and bronze at the New York Festivals
GMA Network holds the distinction of being the most awarded Philippine organization at the New York Festivals. This year, it once again earned the most number of short-listed entries from the country and took home seven finalist certificates
Dark comedy short Open House 1-4 spotlighting the cutthroat real estate industry launches on Amazon Prime
Brad Halloway’s dark comedy short Open House 1-4 now available on Amazon Prime.
Genflix OTT expands Asian original content from TechStorm for Indonesian subscribers
Genflix is the portal for watching live broadcasts, collections both new and memorable films that have triumphed in their time, and Esports’ contents.
TAG Video Systems introduce Zer0 Friction
Industry’s first multi-functional broadcast application which can be deployed remotely across all four major broadcast applications within minutes, providing broadcasters the greatest return on investment for maximum asset utilisation.
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