Netflix’s APAC content head, Minyoung Kim, has described Japan as “a paradise of imagination” with a natural crossover in the creative community between film and television that enables the streamer to focus on the story rather than the format.
At first glance, "The Safe Zone" could look like every writer, director and producer’s – and maybe even actor’s – worst nightmare. The six-and-a-half-minute short film, which taps dark fears about artificial intelligence and technology run amok, was created, written and directed by AI.
When Seoul/LA-based Bros Studios, Korean webtoon platform Kenaz and Singapore’s Momo Film joined forces, yet another set of hopes, dreams and ambitions joined today’s most popular quest: producing “international content”.
Singing-based titles, game shows and drama series topped Asia’s formats in Asia, accounting for 64% titles from Jan-June 2023; India, Vietnam and Thailand remain Asia’s leading formats markets, with a combined share of 42%, ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook for 1H 2023 shows.