Beyond Rights is pleased to announce that one of its newest kids’ shows, Turbozaurs, is heading to China in a two-season deal with Youku, the streaming platform of Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group. The two 26 x 7 series will launch on Youku in November and will be available to stream, both online and through the Youku mobile app. Created by Caramel & Co Animation Studio for the Carousel Channel in Russia, Turbozaurs is a new animated pre-school series that focuses on fun, … [Read more...] about Beyond Rights secures Youku deal for ‘Turbozaurs’
Youku, the Alibaba-owned video-streaming service has signed a content deal with family-friendly wildlife and nature brand, Love Nature 4K, that will see the brand’s celebrated series and documentaries landing on its platform for subscribers across China. Programming that is set to debut on the streaming service includes the Ewan McGregor-narrated trilogy, Stormborn (3 x 60'; HDR, 4K & HD; Maramedia); A Wild Year on Earth, narrated by Downton Abbey‘s Laura Carmichael (6 x 60’; 4K and HD; … [Read more...] about Youku signs content deal with Love Nature 4K to continue expansion of its exclusive 4K documentary library
Premium factual distributor Flame Distribution has finalised a raft of sales agreements in South Korea and China on a selection of the company’s unscripted series and specials. The announcement was made today by Fiona Gilroy, Content Sales and Acquisitions Director, Flame Distribution. In South Korea: Public broadcaster KBS has snapped up Greta Thunberg: The Voice of the Future (1 x 57’) which tells the true story of how the actions of one Swedish teenager went on to inspire a global movement … [Read more...] about Flame Distribution inks sales with South Korean broadcaster, multiple SVODs in China
BEIJING – Youku, the Alibaba-owned online video streaming service provider, has selected Irdeto Rights for ChinaDRM to safeguard premium content delivery. Youku will also deploy Irdeto TraceMark for mobile, PC and OTT VOD for its paid subscription service to detect and combat content theft and redistribution piracy. As one of China’s largest online streaming video platforms with over 580 million unique subscribers, Youku recognizes the importance of securely providing premium … [Read more...] about Youku and Irdeto bring secure premium content to consumers in China
Since commencement of broadcasting over 50 years ago, TVB has established formidable presence in the Chinese TV industry. In recent years, TVB has been particularly innovative, redefining its conventional TV business model and reinventing itself as a brand new cross-media platform embodying TV broadcasting, online TV and social media. To present the brand new profile of TVB Group, TVB hosts “TVB 2018 Programme Parade cum Business Collaboration Press Conference” at FILMART 2018. An array of … [Read more...] about TVB digital evolution. The mighty TVB power comes to the fore.
PARIS – MIPTV announces the keynote speech by Yang Weidong, President of Youku, Alibaba Media & Entertainment Group. The flagship and leading global TV and digital content market, MIPTV takes place in Cannes, France from 9-12 April 2018. As part of MIPTV’s overall “Creators in Demand” conference theme, Yang Weidong’s keynote will outline the necessity of continuing to provide a bridge between the internet and broadcast channels, and the need to create qualitative, brand-defining content. … [Read more...] about President of Youku to Keynote at MIPTV