Kumu, Wattpad greenlight first webnovel video adaptation; “Kiss Master” breaks new ground for...
Philippines’ social media platform Kumu has signed its first commercial deal with webnovel platform Wattpad, dialing up its domestic engagement and offering Wattpad writers expanded monetisation opportunities. The new agreement, part of...
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Korea’s smartphone video viewership dips in 2021, PC plummets, VOD engagement up, KCC’s new...
Korea’s smartphone video viewership dropped by about five and a half minutes a month last year compared to 2020, the latest government-funded N-Screen viewing behaviour survey published by the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) shows. The...
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Taiwan’s NCC approves new OTT draft regulations; no implementation timetable yet
Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) has approved a draft framework for regulations that will, if passed, force large video streaming platforms to register with the government agency in the name of “protecting the rights and...
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International collaborations were top of mind in the Italian city of Udine during this year’s 24th annual Far Eastern Film Festival (FEFF), headlined by Sino-Italian co-production, The Italian Recipe…
This year’s 17th annual Asia Content Entertainment (ACE) Fair opens in Gwangju on 22 September, riding Korea’s most vibrant content environment ever, with unprecedented international attention and…
Singapore’s film community stands up for Ukraine this month, opening this year’s European Film Festival (EUFF) with award-winning Ukrainian film, Zaza Buadze’s war drama "Mother of Apostles" ("Maty…
Vietnamese feature film, "Catch Me If You Can" ("Muu Ke Thuong Luu"), has returned to local screens as an original TV series, titled "Tra Xanh Dau Sieu Lua", leveraging a domestic theatrical tale…