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TBI weekly round-up: Diana doc, Silverman’s Jamaican drama

TBI’s latest news round-up takes a look over some of the biggest deals, hires and partnerships this week (June 19-23, 2017). Drive’s Diana doc delivers deals This year marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s tragic death and prodcos and distributors worldwide have taken notice. There have been a range of recent deals for shows around […]

Regulate to accumulate

Singaporean regulator the Media Development Authority merged with the country’s information-communications body this year. Having taken a delegation of local companies to MIPCOM, Gabriel Lim, chief executive of new entity the IMDA, explains the vision for the organisation, why Netflix is welcome in Singapore, and how international companies can thrive there One Animation, Monstrou Studio, […]

Disney, Fox veteran joins toon house in IP push

A former animation studio chief at Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. has joined Singapore’s One Animation to spearhead a push into original content creation, TBI has learned. Industry veteran John McKenna will oversee One’s current slate, which comprises Oddbods and Insectibles, and look at developing new multiplatform IP. “Development is my key priority,” he told […]