2015 ASIA TV FORUM & MARKET BREAKS NEW GROUND IN SALES & DEMAND FOR EXHIBITION SPACE
The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) comprises of two primary segments – Market and Conference. In 2015, the event saw sales revenue soar to US$263.19million; a US$6.91 million increase from the previous year. Each year, thousands attend this 3-day international event and engage robustly in buying and selling of TV entertainment content across all platforms.
ATF 2015 not only saw a surge in demand for exhibition space, the event also welcomed three country pavilions - China, Spain and the United Kingdom; hence increasing the total count of country pavilions from 13 in 2014 to 16 in 2015.
Key international brands such as BBC Worldwide Asia, Disney, NBC Universal International Television Distribution, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros International Television also showcased their latest innovative content at the vibrant market.
In addition, the audience were able to glean insights on current market shifts and trends within the digital ecosystem in Asia from keynote speakers such as Rene Rechtman, Head of International at Maker Studios and D.J. Lee, President of Media Content Business at CJ E&M.
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“ATF allows me to analyse local trends and discover productions that might not be highlighted at MIP. At the same time if offers me a good opportunity to follow up on ongoing negotiations in a more relaxed environment.” - Johann Spielthenner, CEO, Indigenius (Spain) (A buyer at ATF 2015)
“I’ve been to shows in Europe and America but Asia is very important to us. We want to expand Bollywood content into Asian countries like Japan, Taiwan and Korea apart from countries that already carry Indian content. ATF is great because a lot of Asian buyers come here.” - Kumar Ahuja, President – Business Development, EROS International (India) (A seller at ATF 2015)
Asia TV Forum & Market - With over 5,000 international buyers and sellers from more than 50 countries, top industry leaders and professionals come together to network and to learn about the latest trends in the TV’s digital, kids and formats arena.
DISTINGUISHED GUEST SPEAKERS FROM ATF 2015
Rene Rechtman, Head of International at Maker Studios (Left), and D.J.Lee, President of Media Content Business at CJ E&M (Center), and Marini Ramlan, GM of Content Innovation & Digital at Primeworks Studios (Right) providing the audience with insights on current market shifts and trends.
About Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF)
Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) is the region’s leading entertainment content event. It is the platform to acquire knowledge, network, buy, sell, finance, distribute and co-produce across all platforms. ATF is the premier stage in Asia to engage with the entertainment industry’s top players from around the world. ATF also offers the opportunity to discover vital trends, crucial statistics and significant foresight in TV’s digital, kids and formats arena.
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