at a glance
From new content offerings to partnership signings, the Asia TV Forum & Market has been buzzing with activity as industry and market representatives from companies all over the world come together to network and explore business opportunities. Here are some Singapore announcements that took place over the past two days!
IO CREATIVE signs with South Korea’s MountainTV
Creative director of IO CREATIVE Marc Checkley and Jacqueline Chan with MountainTV’s Stella Choi, and Korea Communications Agency’s Kim Sang-jae and Kim Hye-Gyeong. Photo courtesy of ATF and ScreenSingapore.
Singapore's IO CREATIVE and South Korea's MountainTV announced their partnership for original travel/adventure format Go! Coastal (broadcasted in 4 x 44mins, 4K episodes) at the Korean Content pavilion. In attendance at the signing were IO Creative's Marc Checkley and Jacqueline Chan, MountainTV's Marketing Director Stella Choi, and representatives of content funding body Korea Communications Agency Kim Sang-Jae and Kim Hye-Gyeong. MountainTV and IO CREATIVE will also be exploring more collaboration series for food and lifestyle in future.
Silver Wolf International and Monstrou Studio enters co-production partnership
Image courtesy of Silver Wolf International and Monstrou Studio
Silver Wolf International and Monstrou Studio announced today their investment and co-production partnership for the Salam Ramadhan series - an info-education and travel series exploring the many ways Muslims around the world commemorate Ramadhan in their respective home countries.
BeVRR Launches $10 Million Fund with ‘Dining Stars’
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Singapore-based virtual reality specialist, BeVRR, announced Tuesday at the Asia Television Forum & Market 2016 that it is launching Dining Stars, an eight-episode lifestyle show. The show is the first venture of the BeVRR VR Fund that aims to invest some $10.5 million over five years to develop VR content in Asia.
Aurora Media Holdings and Kathy Morgan International close Multi-Deal Financing Agreement
Aurora Media Holdings (Aurora) has signed a multi-picture development and production financing agreement with global sales and marketing agency Kathy Morgan International (KMI) during ScreenSingapore 2016. The deal will match Aurora’s recently established USD30 million content fund with KMI’s slate of international projects in development and the company’s worldwide distribution prowess. The agreement also installs KMI’s President, Kathy Morgan, into Aurora’s advisory board.