Netflix global re-org gives SEA, Aus/NZ to Korea originals head Minyoung Kim
Asia woke up this morning to U.S. reports of Netflix’s sweeping global content management re-org, putting Southeast Asia and Australia/New Zealand under head of Korean originals, Minyoung Kim. Myleeta Aga remains in place in Singapore as...
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Malaysia’s “Mael Totey The Movie” hits US$722K in its first six days on Astro First
Astro Shaw’s “Mael Totey The Movie” has hit RM3 million/US$722,067 in its first six days on Astro’s pay platform Astro First. Produced and directed by popular YouTuber Syahmi Sazli, the dramedy broke collection records for first-run films...
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Tamil cinema unites behind new Netflix Tamil anthology; series pushes message of solidarity,...
Netflix has unveiled new Tamil anthology series, “Navarasa”, from Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan with pro-bono participation from a who’s who of Tamil cinema united to support film workers during the pandemic. The nine-part short...
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