Viu debuts first Korean original, “River Where the Moon Rises”, in Feb; K-drama rights battle...
Regional streaming platform Viu’s first Korean original – period romance “River Where the Moon Rises” – debuts in February, upping the ante for already fierce Korean drama competition across global and regional platforms. The 20x70-mins...FULL STORY
Beach House Pictures boosts Japan, China footprint as streaming demand escalates; Amazon reality...
Singapore producer, Beach House Pictures (BHP), has acquired a majority stake in Tokyo-based production house Vesuvius Pictures for an undisclosed amount, the company said this afternoon. The Blue Ant Media-owned shop has also tapped former Youku...FULL STORY
Tencent ups kids originals footprint; France, Korea, Singapore add home-grown China shows
Broadcasters in France, Korea and Singapore have picked up original kids shows from Chinese streamer Tencent Video, which this afternoon called the uptick in its licensing activities a “super boom in international demand”. The three deals...FULL STORY
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