This story appears in the December 2020 issue of Television Asia Plus. Television Asia Plus interviewed six media executives on the content trends for 2021 and the strategies they’re implementing in terms of local production and acquisitions. While 2020 may have been a challenging year for the industry, these interviews show that not only has the industry been able to adapt to the current circumstances brought on by the pandemic, but there is something to look forward to from these companies … [Read more...] about What’s next for content in 2021?
AXN Asia’s business reality series Project Go, which is sponsored by GoDaddy, has named the winner of a Php 1 million cash prize in the show’s finale that aired on 17 December. Present at the virtual event held on 18 December were George Chien, President and CEO of KC Global Media Asia; James Carroll, President of GoDaddy International; and mentors Maggie Wilson, who also hosted Project Go; Tina Shieh, Marketing Director of GoDaddy Asia; Bea Cupin; and the Tung Brothers (Mikko, Mark, and … [Read more...] about AXN Asia and GoDaddy crowns winner of ‘Project Go’
This story appears in the December 2020 issue of Television Asia Plus. Since the 1950s, entertainment powerhouse Nippon TV has been producing classic anime series that have since been loved by Japan and the world. Titles produced by Nippon TV include series such as Lupin The 3rd, ANPANMAN, MONSTER, DEATH NOTE, Ouran High School Host Club, CLAYMORE, HUNTER X HUNTER, Chihayafuru Series, Parasyte -the maxim-, Death Parade, and most recently, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen. In October 2020, the … [Read more...] about Nippon TV: Bringing Japan’s beloved anime titles to a global audience
This story appears in the December 2020 issue of Television Asia Plus. Singapore-based online video platform Viddsee is more than just short films. Its identity lies in empowering Asian filmmaking talent through the stories they tell. From supporting young filmmakers to spearheading meaningful initiatives that benefit others, here’s how Viddsee is making an indelible mark in the industry today. Viddsee co-founder and COO Derek Tan talked to Television Asia Plus on the company’s growth, … [Read more...] about Viddsee is empowering Asian storytellers through meaningful content
The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and ScreenSingapore, which are part of the annual Singapore Media Festival (SMF) have officially kicked off today, 1 December 2020. Present at the ATF’s opening ceremony, which was broadcasted live from the MBS Hybrid Broadcast Studio in Singapore were Mr. Yeh Chien Ee, President of Reed Exhibitions in APAC, and Mr. S. Iswaran, Minister of Communications and Information Singapore who delivered the opening remarks. Mr. Yeh said, “This edition of the ATF will … [Read more...] about The Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore officially opens its virtual doors on 1 December
WWE and 3BB have announced a partnership to broadcast WWE’s weekly flagship programs in Thailand: Raw and SmackDown. The partnership marks the first time in nearly five years that WWE’s live weekly programming will be available in the country. The weekly flagship programs will be broadcast live from the U.S. for 52 weeks a year on premium streaming service 3BB GIGATV Sport One. Beginning on the 26th of November, the live telecast of Raw and SmackDown will feature Thai voice-over … [Read more...] about WWE and 3BB announce agreement to broadcast WWE’s weekly flagship programs in Thailand