Amazon Prime Video scales up in SE Asia; “We are at Day One when we think of Southeast Asia,”...
Amazon Prime Video is upsizing its focus on Southeast Asia now that production operations on the ground in Japan, India and Australia were successfully up and running, the platform’s APAC director of local originals, Erika North, said this...
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Cignal’s Vitto Lazatin exits, speculation about new role at a global streamer; no official word on...
Cignal’s vice president – content acquisition, management & strategy, Vitto Lazatin, exited the Manila-based platform this week. Industry speculation is that he’s headed to one of the region’s global streamers, but he isn’t saying...
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US$265m new funding for TBS Japan’s global content goals
Japan’s Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBS) took the conversation about the next phase of its international expansion plans beyond Japan for the first time this week, talking about its new ¥30 billion/US$265.3 million content production budget and its...
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Korea’s homegrown streamer, e-commerce giant Coupang’s year-old Coupang Play, premiered its first original series, "One Ordinary Day", on Saturday (27 Nov 2021), with a simultaneous release on…
About 90,000 people are said to have died in China’s historic 9,000-km Long March by the Red Army in 1934/35. Eighty-six years later, is the terrain just as treacherous? New survival doc, "Journey of…
Indonesia’s MD Corp is at the centre of Southeast Asia’s streaming hotbed, with at least 13 feature films streaming across platforms, new original series and titles sold to virtually everyone: Disney…
Taiwan is on a creative mission. And no-one, least of all the local industry, is complaining. TAICCA VP, Alice Chang, talks about goals in a market already considered one of Asia’s most creative. …