WarnerMedia confirms content production, acquisitions appointments ahead of HBO Max rollout in Asia;...
WarnerMedia has confirmed the appointment of Mark Francis to head production and development for Southeast Asia/Hong Kong/Taiwan ahead of HBO Max’s rollout in the region (ContentAsia Insider, 3 January 2022). The company has not yet confirmed...
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Indonesian blockbuster, “Ikatan Cinta”, enters Malaysia in Media Prima deal; long-running...
Indonesia’s blockbuster soap opera, “Ikatan Cinta”, premiered this week, drawing neighbouring broadcast behemoths – MNC and Media Prima – into its closest relationship yet. This is the first time “Ikatan Cinta”, which MNC Content...
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Shirley Keng joins Joanne Tsai’s growing team at TaiwanPlus
Former Yahoo TV head, Shirley Keng, is joining Taipei-based global streaming platform, TaiwanPlus, as head of content. Keng spent 15 years at Yahoo before joining TaiwanPlus CEO, Joanne Tsai, at the five-month-old tax-payer funded platform, set up...
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Fuji TV sees scripted co-development as a golden opportunity to expand its international footprint. New drama, The Window, is just the beginning, the Japanese commercial network says. Japanese…
Taiwan is making a play for a position as Asia’s best co-production partner. With a vibrant creative community, none of the censorship limitations or political restrictions that plague other markets…
The 15th Five Flavours Asian Film Festival closed in the Polish capital of Warsaw this month with a strong focus on family dynamics, Covid-19 and queer films placed in local contexts. More than 7,000…
It’s not exactly rocket science to pick out the major trends in Asia’s video entertainment as 2022 dawns – streaming, more streaming, other streaming, new streamers coming, others going away to…