BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Able to take an idea seamlessly from thought to screen, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services, and ancillaries from both its own productions and programmes and formats made by highquality UK independents. The company, which makes around 2,500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector. BBC Studios has offices in 20 countries globally, 10 production offices in the UK and a further seven production bases and partnerships in countries outside of the UK.
Trends & Outlook 2023: "We’re seeing a shift in the way audiences are consuming content and for this year we believe that Asian audiences will become even more discerning in their platform and content choices as barriers to accessibility and affordability move down. The BBC Studios Channels including BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies, BBC News and ‘BBC Player’, our authenticated SVOD service, will continue to deliver our high quality programming which educates informs and entertains, led by our local teams on the ground in Asia. Trusted News and Factual programming will lead the way in informing audiences. BBC News continues to report without fear or favour as audiences across the globe are turning increasingly to news channels they can trust. While our factual entertainment will continue to provide content with purpose and a unique focus on sustainability Lastly we believe the way that people make decisions about workplaces will continue evolving. Creative and commercial talent will want to be part of an organisation with a clear purpose and only with the best people can we serve our audiences, work effectively with our advertising partners and build strong and lasting commercial partnerships.” Cheryl Png, VP Distribution BBC Studios Asia, SEA, South Korea and Japan
Asia focus in 2023: "We are looking to leverage the power and global scale of BBC Studios to bring more to our audiences. From the most trusted News to ground breaking factual and educational kids shows we bring the best of our creativity to our Channels and Streaming Services with more top titles on BBC Player, continuing and growing new partnerships with streaming partners, and bringing Bluey and BBC Earth to life off screen for our audiences through consumer products and live experiences.” Phil Hardman GM, BBC Studios Asia