Asia TV Forum

TBI Weekly: Key takeaways from Asia TV Forum & NEM Zagreb

It has been a double whammy of market activity this week, with Asia TV Forum (ATF) taking place in sunny Singapore and NEM Zagreb running in the somewhat cooler climes of Croatia. A flurry of news has come out of both events, with headlines ranging from Netflix pick-ups and potential streaming regulations in Europe to […]

ATF 2019: Five key takeaways from this year’s Asia TV Forum

Amanda Groom, founder and MD of global media advisory firm The Bridge, tells TBI about the key trends emerging from this year’s Asia TV Forum, which ended today in Singapore. Here at The Bridge, we have for some time been discussing Asia coming of age. This year’s Asia TV Forum (ATF) has proved that the […]

ATF 2019: The eight emerging trends out of APAC (Column)

Michael McKay, president of the Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAAs), reflects on the top trends originating out of Asia Pacific in time for this week’s Asia TV Forum.  As president of the AAAs, I have the privileged position of looking out over the vast landscape of content originating from 16 nations across Asia-Pacific and overseeing […]

The Dealmakers: Four execs shaping the Asian TV landscape today

As business across Asia continues to flourish amidst shifting regulations and censorship, TBI introduces the key individuals shaping the landscape, including the Fox exec who acquired a Youku original in a historic format export; the producer who can connect you to your next fixer in China; and the distributors pushing projects through China’s censorship bureau […]

ATF Formats Pitch shortlist revealed

Five shortlisted formats have been selected to be presented live on-stage during the third annual ATF Formats Pitch, backed by All3Media International and the Asia TV Forum. The five formats entering the pitch competition for creators and producers of new and original non-scripted entertainment formats in Asia include: Post Box of Miracles by China’s Hunan […]

Viewpoint: ignore Asia at your peril

Amanda Groom from coproduction specialist The Bridge assesses the state of the Asian market for international companies, and asks if anyone can ignore working in the region ahead of the Asia TV Forum & Market this week. This year’s MIPCOM was proof – if needed – of Asia’s unprecedented interest in global relationships and collaboration. […]

Asia’s Television Forum

Yeow Hui Leng, senior project director of Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore organiser Reed Exhibitions tells TBI about this year’s edition of ATF How many attendees will be in town? We are expecting some 5,200 attendees this year, comparable to that in 2015. In 2015, 5,011 attendees from 60 countries attended ATF. In […]

ATF claims 5,000 attendees

This year’s Asia TV Forum and ScreenSingapore attracted 5,000 delegates to Singapore, according to event organisers Reed. The co-located TV and film events concluded last week. Organisers have estimated deals worth US$263.2 million were sealed at the market. In the wake of the event, UK-based production and distribution group All3Media said it will team with […]

ATF deals: August, MediaCorp

Broadcast deals for kids programming were struck on the opening day of the Asia TV Forum in Singapore yesterday. One agreement saw Sinagpore-based August Media Holdings sell season one of preschool series Ella Bella Bingo to Qatar-based Al Jazeera Children’s Channel (aka Jeem TV). The show comes from August and Norway’s Kool Produktion. Another deal […]