Winsing Animation unveils new 2020 autumn toy line
Winsing Animation released a new toy line inspired by the established hit ‘GG Bond’, ‘Gogobus’, and its newest property, ‘Team S.T.E.A.M.!’
Nicola Shindler to launch new scripted label within ITV Studios
Nicola Shindler OBE is set to launch a new scripted label within ITV Studios. She will be joining the company in 2021.
Abacus Media Rights secures global sales for hard-hitting documentary feature ‘People You May Know’
Abacus Media Rights has secured a slew of pre-sales for the documentary feature ‘People You May Know.’
Nippon TV heads into the fall with two new formats
‘Double Booking’ is a mystery drama scripted format while ‘Piggyback Challenge’ is an unscripted game show.
BBC Studios ‘One of Us’ to receive an Indian version
‘One of Us’ will be adapted as a Hotstar Telugu special by BBC Studios India.
HBO confirmed as official partner on ‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ spin-off ‘Miss S’
‘Miss S’, a Chinese scripted format adaptation of the popular ‘Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries’ is set to air across South East Asia following a deal struck by all3media international with WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks Asia Pacific.
MIP Cancun Online+ and All3media International announce judges for second ‘Formats Pitch Competition’
MIP Cancun Online+ 2020 has announced the lineup for its Formats Pitch Competition, held in partnership with all3media international.
ABP Network focuses on telling inspiring stories gleaned from across the nation
As tabloid press and pulp fiction take the center-stage in the industry, the network’s focus remains on telling meaningful stories
Spackman Entertainment Group’s ‘#ALIVE’ number one on Netflix globally
Produced by the Group’s indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Zip Cinema, ‘#ALIVE’ topped the movie chart on Netflix globally on 10 September 2020.
Flame Distribution appoints Lynn Lugsden to London team
Flame Distribution announced the appointment of Lynn Lugsden as the SVP, Sales and Content Funding and will be based at the company’s London office.
Smiley, ABG, and Alibaba announced as first Festival of Licensing keynotes
The large-scale virtual gathering will be the most inclusive global licensing event to date.
Twofour and Boom Group realign nations and regions focus
Boomerang’s Director of Programmes Sam Grace to join The Boom Group.
FanVestor taps entertainment industry veteran and E! founder Larry Namer as Chief Operating Officer
E! founder Larry Namer has been announced as the newest Chief Operating Officer of FanVestor.
Federation Kids & Family partners with TeamTO on the mesmerising animated comedy ‘Presto! School of Magic’
Federation Kids & Family and leading European kids entertainment company TeamTO, have joined forces on the new animated comedy series Presto! School of Magic.
Discovery announces appointment of Tony Qiu as Senior Vice President and General Manager – East & Southeast Asia
Qiu holds duo leadership roles also serving as Head of Global Location Based Entertainment Business for Discovery Networks.
Tata Sky partners with Accedo to develop the user interface of its Smart Set-top box – Tata Sky Binge+
Accedo has partnered with India’s leading content distribution platform Tata Sky to develop the Tata Sky Binge+ Smart Set-top Box that will provide content from Linear Television and a host of OTT apps onto a TV screen.
AMM Entertainment appoints Wang Lei as their first ambassador
Together with AMM Entertainment CEO Jack Neo, Getai veteran Wang Lei are set to bring the trend of livestreaming to new heights.
HK top professional flame cooking platform Towngas Cooking Channel arrives on YouTube
Towngas has launched its very own YouTube channel that will feature celebrity chefs to help kindle viewers’ interest in cooking.
108 Media takes world sales rights on ‘Lorni – The Flaneur,’ the debut feature film from Wanphrang K Diengdoh, starring Adil Hussain
The India-Singapore co-production, which World Premiered in Competition at the 2019 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, is co-produced by 108 Media.
Rainmaker Content confirms global deals for comedy series ‘Staged’ starring Martin Sheen and David Tennant
Rainmaker Content confirmed the global sales of the comedy series ‘Staged’ to Hulu, ABC Australia, and Huanxi Media Group and more.
BBC Global News renews Teads as exclusive outstream partner
BBC Global News signed as long term supplier of the world’s most trusted international news broadcaster, Teads.
Vegas PBS, Clark County School District use new FOR-A switcher for required meeting coverage during COVID-19 restrictions
FOR-A Corporation of America announced that Nevada’s Las Vegas PBS has upgraded its control room to support live streaming coverage using the HVS-100 HANABI video switcher and CG-Portable compact character generator.
‘Everything’s Rosie’ heads to China on her 10th birthday
China’s CCTV has acquired 104 episodes of the pre-school animation hit ‘Everything’s Rosie’ that is produced and distributed by V&S Entertainment.
Dandelooo’s ‘Tainá and the Amazon Guardians’ trek around the world
Dandelooo has announced sales for its new preschool adventure CGI series, ‘Tainá And The Amazon Guardians’ which is produced by Sinocrine in association with Hype and Nick Jr. Brazil.
Winsing Animation’s ‘Gogobus’ tops sales in Toys ‘R’ Us in South Korea
Winsing Animation’s ‘GOGOBUS’ has been broadcast in the primetime slot of several major TV stations in South Korea.
‘What Matters Survey’ by Branded reveals senior entertainment industry executives prioritise purpose, work-life balance despite long road to recovery ahead
The What Matters Survey by Branded also reveals a balance of prudence and quiet optimism from senior Entertainment industry leaders across Sports, Music, Gaming and Digital sectors.
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