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Japanese screen for the world
Known for its eccentric and fresh television content, the land of the rising sun is bursting with them in every prefecture. This June, Japan’s largest comprehensive trade show is back with six different ongoing exhibitions, specialising in various products, technology and services for the entertainment content business. By Megan Khaw.
Chinese market for global audience
One of the largest TV festivals in East Asia, the Shanghai TV Festival (STVF) incorporates a content market, forum and an award show with more than 20 years of brand-building. STVF brings together content providers and buyers alike to the Chinese TV market. By Megan Khaw.
Surge in sports content – China in focus
Sports content has been ever-rising in China since October 2014 with new guidelines set to welcome more opportunities. The 2016 SPORTELAsia saw an increase in participants and a focus on the growing China market. This year, key exhibitor Tencent Sports showcased impressive results of its NBA partnership to industry elites and global sports IP holders. Reporting from the scene, Cheryl Soh speaks to Lusha Echo Yang, Director of Business Development and Cooperation at Tencent Sports.
Lindy Wee, Singapore Exhibition Services – Staying on top of the game with innovations, solutions and content
The digital evolution has changed the broadcast and communications world fervently, forcing industry players to move with the trend, serving the industry in a more highly innovative way. Broadcast equipment, solutions and content have taken a drastic change to remain competitive in today’s entertainment world. BroadcastAsia and CommunicAsia have completely evolved, taking the industry into a new era in time. The organiser, Lindy Wee, Chief Executive Officer at Singapore Exhibition Services, shades some light on this year’s event with K.Dass.
Fascinating opportunities for broadcast services
Expect the unexpected at BCA 2016, Asia’s pinnacle international exhibition and conference for the broadcast industry will tackle the trending technologies in the industry in pre and post production/audio and films. The highly technology driven show will also present conferences that discuss evolving industry trends and best commercial strategies. K. Dass previews BCA 2016.
TV encounter without time constraints – Cheong Shin Keong
As a continuation of achievement of the myTV platform, TVB’s OTT broadcast business is expected to further enrich both the genre and quantity of the present programme pool. TVB’s Cheong Shin Keong, Executive Director and General Manager ensures a provision of diverse, convenient and high quality personalised TV encounter where entertainment programmes worldwide will be incorporated into the OTT broadcast service platform. K. Dass reports from APOS, Bali.
“Just download and watch offline” – Mark Britt
iflix was formed three years ago between three partners – Catcha Group, Evolution Media Capital (EMC) and Mark Britt, Group CEO. The vision was to build a product for emerging markets that is better than piracy. K. Dass reports from APOS, Bali.
“A million stories for a billion people” Peter Bithos
The youth across Asia are digitally savvy with some disposable income today. But they have no access to a convenient, legal and affordable way to get the content they desire. Hence, Warner Bros., Sony and Singtel decided to HOOQ them up with industry expert, Peter Bithos. K. Dass reports from APOS, Bali.