CNN International Commercial announces two new appointments in the Asia Pacific region, welcoming Delilah Chan as Sales Director, Southeast Asia, and Zab Ali as Digital Director, North Asia. With 18 years of experience working and leading teams across South East Asia, Chan will oversee CNN’s Advertising Sales team based in Singapore. In this role, she will develop strategic partnerships and manage relationships with key clients and agencies to drive CNNIC’s business goals through multi-platform … [Read more...] about CNN International Commercial expands team
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Singapore – Asian entertainment channel GEM concluded its search for singing talents in Asia with the crowning of Krissha Viaje from the Philippines as the winner. Krissha beat 11 other finalists to win the top spot and the chance to take part in Nippon TV’s biannual singing competition programme I Can Sing in Japanese! Since the start of the online call for entries in December last year, the channel has seen an overwhelming response from participants all over Asia, … [Read more...] about I Can Sing in Japanese!
Singapore – Mediapreneur, the incubator programme by Mediacorp, announced that it has raised over $2million in seed investment over the last two years and is inviting a third batch of applications for 2017. Launched in 2013, Mediacorp’s incubator Mediapreneur provides seed funding, intellectual property, mentoring, working space and networking opportunities for digital media startups. Mediapreneur startups are given exclusive opportunities to tap on Mediacorp’s … [Read more...] about Mediapreneur startups to watch in 2017
Macau – VICE Media announced a major market expansion into Indonesia, the world’s fourth largest nation. VICE will launch a full-scale operation in Indonesia, producing local content and creative agency services to reach the skyrocketing young population of over 100 million people in the country. In addition, VICE announced multi-platform partnerships with Jawa Pos TV and Google that will bring linear and digital programming to the country. Content will be available in both English and … [Read more...] about VICE Media debuts in Indonesia
Singapore - Singapore-based August Media Holdings (AMH) announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Epigram Books that will see the popular kids’ book series Sherlock Sam being adapted for TV and Film. Written by Singaporean husband-wife couple Adam Jimenez and Felicia Low-Jimenez under the pseudonym A. J. Low, the books are a huge hit among kids in Singapore and across South East Asia. Cleverly told with a mix of logic and offbeat humour, the award-winning Sherlock Sam … [Read more...] about ‘Sherlock Sam’ adapted for TV and Film
Singapore - Women in Asia can be classified into five distinct segments according to their motivations, aspirations and attitudes as revealed by NBCUniversal’s latest study in understanding the female pay-television audience. These five groups have been identified in the entertainment network’s latest High Heeled Warriors psychographic research on urban women across South East Asia. The research presents unique data on women, giving advertisers the knowledge to tap into the most … [Read more...] about NBCUniversal releases latest study on female pay-TV audience