Netflix picks up Philippine adaptation of ‘Descendants of the Sun’ aired on GMA Network
GMA Network announced that starting 13 November, the Philippine adaptation of ‘Descendants of the Sun’ can be streamed on Netflix Philippines.
Netflix action-thriller ‘6 Underground’ becomes the first movie to receive a rebate for outsourcing its visual effects to Malaysia
The Netflix action-thriller movie starring Ryan Reynolds ‘6 Underground’ is the first movie to receive a 30% subsidy under the Film In Malaysia Incentive for post-production visual effects.
Ideal Systems powers cloud-based remote productions across Asia with Dejero’s reliable connectivity solutions
In-cloud ‘pop-up’ matches for Malaysian Football League latest live production to benefit from Dejero’s Smart Blending Technology.
Star Stable Entertainment partners with animation studio Ferly for short-form series adaptation of ‘Mistfall’
Ferly and Star Stable Entertainment have unveiled their co-production and development partnership on the animated short-form series ‘Mistfall.’
Rainmaker Content appoints head of sales confirming expanded sales and operations team
Rainmaker Content announced that it has appointed Karen Wise as the Head of Sales, together with Caroline Clarke as the company’s Sales Consultant for Asia, and Colin Kiely as the Director of Operations and Digital Distribution.
Australia’s Nine Network, Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom set to broadcast Sonar’s eSports sci-fi series – ‘Interface’
The sci-fi series ‘Interface’ will be broadcast on Australia’s Channel 9 and Chunghwa Telecom’s SVOD service, MOD.
Celestial Tiger Entertainment announces its first original production on Thrill – ‘Model Family’
This suspense-thriller series from Celestial Tiger Entertainment is directed by famous Malaysian director Adrian Teh.
Yellow, Black and White to premiere ‘Sherlock: The Russian Chronicles’ at MIPCOM 2020
Yellow, Black and White announced the global premiere of ‘Sherlock: The Russian Chronicles’ with its first episode screening at MIPCOM 2020.
The HISTORY Channel greenlights new nonfiction series ‘Great Escapes with Morgan Freeman’ (working title) as part of A+E Networks MIPCOM upfront
Hosted by Freeman and produced by his production company Revelations Entertainment, the series showcases history’s greatest prison escapes.
Former News Corp. executive Marty Pomapdur joins Board of Directors at FanVestor
Along with the appointment of Marty Pompadur to the Board of Directors, FanVestor announced that Yung Kim and Alan Qiu to join advisory board.
ABP Ananda’s iconic show ‘Sharad Ananda’ ropes in a clutch of top sponsors
ABP Ananda is presenting its flagship property ‘Sharad Ananda’ that hopes to capture the biggest religious festival of West Bengal, Durga Puja.
Los Angeles-based Organic Media Group, Taipei’s Creative Century Entertainment delivers two new series
‘Cypher’ is set to debut on Taiwan Chunghwa Telecoms’ VOD platform this month.
Winsing Animation debuts ‘Team S.T.E.A.M.!’, China’s first 4K feature-length animation
Chinese animation studio Winsing Animation announced that it will debut the first 4K 3D feature-length in China, ‘Team S.T.E.A.M.’ this October.
Media Ranch Expands in Asia; Partners with South Korea’s Something Special
Media Ranch acquires world rights, outside Asia, on South Korean Formats ‘Miracle Habits’ and ‘Miracle Recipes.’
ComediHa! signs distribution deal with Productions Casablanca
ComediHa! has acquired worldwide distribution rights to five of Production Casabalanca’s series including ‘The Phoenix,’ ‘Anyway,’ ‘Writer’s Block,’ ‘The Invincibles,’ and ‘The Elevator.’
all3media international reports global coverage at pre-sale for Playground Entertainment’s ‘All Creatures Great and Small’
all3media international announced that it has signed worldwide acquisitions for ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ from Playground Entertainment.
Nippon TV’s ‘Abandoned’ has aired on Fox Turkey starting 9 October
The Turkish version of COCUKLUK features child stars from Anne (Mother in Turkey) and Kadin (Woman – My Life for My Children – in Turkey).
Ruptly takes MIPCOM by storm with latest showstopping documentary slate
Highlighting undiscovered stories and overlooked communities, Ruptly’s expanded offer is controversial, touching and ground-breaking.
Eccho Rights to represent select Sony Pictures Television international local language drama titles
Eccho Rights has agreed to an exclusive representation deal with Sony Pictures Television that sees 15 titles that will join the company’s slate for this autumn.
‘ITCH’ starts production on series 2 in Western Australia’s Great Southern region
ABC, ScreenWest, Screen Australia, and ABC Commercial announced that production has commenced in Western Australia for series two of ‘ITCH’.
BBC Global News and Channel 4 strike landmark commercial partnership in new deal for global advertisers
BBC Global News and Channel 4 have signed a strategic deal to offer global advertisers access to the UK commercial broadcast marketplace.
Rapper ShiGGa Shay “是个谁” to premiere virtual concert to regional audience exclusively on TechStorm
Rapper ShiGGA Shay is set to have a virtual live concert that will debut on TechStorm on 19 October.
Beyond Rights reveals its first post-merger content slate
Beyond Rights as also launched its virtual ‘Pitchroom’ to present slate to buyers.
Nelvana, Spin Master pen new publishing deal with Hachette for Bakugan franchise in France
Nelvana and Spin Master’s partnership begins with the launch of two chapter books from the Bakugan franchise this fall.
Filming begins on the 22nd series of ‘Midsomer Murders’
Filming of the ITV detective drama starring Neil Dudgeon Midsomer Murders has begun, announced by top-rated UK drama exporter all3media international.
Viddsee announces Vidio as content media partner for Viddsee Juree Awards Indonesia 2020
The Viddsee Juree Awards Indonesia 2020 is an annual festival of short films that celebrates and supports filmmaker communities in Asia that began in 2016.
Launch of the ‘Tokyo Gap-Financing Market’ at TIFFCOM 2020
TIFFCOM announced that the Tokyo Gap-Financing Market is the latest event to be added at the upcoming TIFFCOM to be held from 4 to 6 November.
Pope and Bella take Dimsum Entertainment by storm this October
Dimsum Entertainment announced its October offerings, one of them being all the content you can watch featuring Pope Thanavat and Bella Ranee.
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