BBC Studios appoints GMs for APAC

BBC Studios has appointed two general managers to lead the business in Australia and New Zealand and South and Southeast Asia. Fiona Lang, who currently serves as chief operating officer for ANZ, has been promoted to GM for Australia and New Zealand, where she will lead the Sydney-based branded services team – including marketing, advertising […]

Asia Pacific VOD subs to see 84% growth by 2024

Asia Pacific video-on-demand subscriptions are set to climb from 221m in 2018 to 407m by 2024, according to Digital TV Research predictions. The research firm estimates that China will account for 289m SVOD subscriptions in 2024, with India and Japan providing a further 31m each. “Three Chinese companies will top the Asia Pacific SVOD rankings by subscribers […]

APAC pay-TV subs will rise by 68m in five years, says research firm

Asia Pacific pay TV growth over the next five years will be robust but will likely be softer than previously thought because of Chinese cable subscribers cutting the cord in favour of OTT TV services, according to Digital TV Research. According to the research outfit, APAC pay TV subscribers will rise by 68 million over […]

Komixx appoints veteran for Aussie expansion

Independent London- and LA-based kids prodco Komixx Media Group has appointed Amanda Morrison to expand its operations into Australia. Morrison (pictured) has over 20 years of experience in the international production industry, working for local producers and as a media advisor for the Australian government agencies Screen NSW and Screenwest, but will now lead a […]