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Singapore’s 108 Media takes Malaysian football access doc global

Singapore-headquartered distributor 108 Media has picked up international rights to an Asian docuseries exploring Southeast Asian football team Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT). Fearless: Rise Of The Johor Southern Tigers uses the ‘dressing room’ docuseries concept to explore the day-to-day lives of those involved with JDT, including the club’s benefactor Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku […]

108 Media preps esports reality format ‘Asia’s Got Game’

108 Media has teamed with esports marketplace Yup.gg to develop, produce and distribute unscripted reality format Asia’s Got Game. The multi-platform format, which is to air as a weekly series, will introduce the world of esports and gaming to audiences, offering the chance for contestants to sign a professional contract with one of the world’s […]

108 to bring Passionate TV to Cannes

North America and Asia-based distributor 108 Media will launch a life-affirming factual series, Passionate TV, in Cannes. The series follows individuals who have followed a dream, or taken a new route in life in order to affect positive change. 108 Media will be looking to place the show at MIPCOM and is looking at an […]

108 creates Chinese venture, SVOD app

Canada-based 108 Media has created a joint venture with tech company Viva Red and launched a mobile video-on-demand app called SeeMe. 108 China will operate SeeMe as an SVOD, TVOD and AVOD platform, offering programming in kids, live action, animation, lifestyle series, documentaries, travel, sports and concerts. One show will be the 1x91mins feature doc […]

108 has 115 hours for MIPTV, plans acquisitions

Toronto-based distribution company 108 Media is launching 115 hours of programming on its debut MIPTV slate, and will be hunting for new content at the market. 108’s market debut comes soon after it hired former Starz acquisitions executive Nancy Silverstone as head of acquisitions and content strategy. Silverstone will be “on the lookout for new […]

108 Media gets Leeder for Asia push

108 Media has teamed up with Mike Leeder and the pair will work up new content for the Asian market. Leeder will be based in the 108 Media Hong Kong office and work with the existing development team to add to its Asian content line-up. Leeder has numerous Asian action feature film credits including The […]

Ex-Starz buyer joins expanding distributor

Canada-based distributor 108 Media has hired Starz’s former VP, programme acquisitions, Nancy Silverstone. Her appointment as head of acquisitions and content strategy comes as 108, which also has a base in Tokyo, plans to make a series of senior hires. Silverstone left Starz in June 2014, having joined in the late 20th century. There she […]