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Navigating the World of FAST: Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV Explained

In the realm of streaming services, FAST, an acronym for Free Ad-Supported Streaming TV, has emerged as a prominent player, challenging the conventional subscription-based models. By: Wee Yan Ling


Speech Censorship Causes Controversy at Film Awards Ceremony

A puzzled Robert De Niro that presented the Gotham Awards, claimed that his Gotham Awards speech was censored during the live ceremony. The actor mentioned his anti-Trump comments were cut without notice. By: Dylan Low


The Double-Edged Sword of Cancel Culture

The rise of the cancel culture phenomenon has held many accountable for their poorly made decisions and actions, however, how far is too far? By: Wee Yan Ling


French Film Industry Calls for Silent March of Solidarity

More than 500 leading figures from the French Film Industry have penned a letter signature which requests for a silent march regarding the current Israel-Hamas war. By: Dylan Low


A Closer Look at China's Top-Performing Streaming Services

China is renowned for their film and tv industry. Let us dive beyond their leading streaming platforms and explore the profitability and offerings of what makes up their impressive financial figures and millions of active users. By: Wee Yan Ling


Israel-Hamas Debate Rock Amsterdam Doc Festival

Controversy sparked with directors removing their films from the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), in protest of statements announced by the festival about the Israel-Hamas war. By: Dylan Low


The Weinstein Fallout: From Hollywood Mogul to MeToo Movement Catalyst

Following the exposure of numerous sexual-abuse allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein in October 2017, the movement began to spread virally as a hashtag on social media. By: Wee Yan Ling


The Legacy of Kevin Turen

Visionary film and television producer Kevin Turen, who produced HBO blockbuster series Euphoria, has tragically passed away at the age of 44. As a figure that has put in passion and dedication to filmmaking, we look into the legacy that he has left behind. By: Dylan Low


Matthew Perry's Struggle with Fame and Addiction: A Journey to Recovery

Behind the glitz and glamour, Matthew Perry’s battle with addiction and near-fatal experiences have been a profound part of his life. Perry's journey of recovery and his mission to help others is a testament to the strength of the human spirit. By: Wee Yan Ling


Popular Vietnamese in Hollywood

Vietnam has been growing steadily in the filming sector with their local films earning international awards and making waves in the box office. Their actors are garnering popularity amongst worldwide audiences. By: Dylan Low


The Generation Gap in Screen Size Preference

While older generations lean towards larger screens, the younger counterparts opt for the convenience of smaller phone screens. This trend has implications for the cinema experience, with a shift towards home viewing, posing challenges for the film industry. By: Wee Yan Ling


Muslim Actresses on Screen

When we look into the acting industry, we often look at popular destinations such as Hollywood and actors of American or European ethnic group. The Asian film industry has ascended to prominence having won many awards and charting successes. We look into the underrated selection of Muslim actresses who have been unrecognised in recent years. By: Dylan Low


Eazie TV: A Game-Changer in Singapore's Streaming Landscape

Singapore's Eazie TV shakes up the streaming scene with a diverse lineup of over 75 live TV channels, including Mezzo Live, Qello Concerts, and more. Discover a new era in entertainment! By: Wee Yan Ling


Netflix to Launch Festive Films Ahead of Christmas

Currently in the month of November, we are nearing the end of the year which only means one thing: Christmas is coming! Netflix is set to begin the holiday season by launching new festive films for their subscribers. We look at the Netflix films that are up and coming this month. By: Dylan Low


Japanese Dramas to Look Forward to in 2024

As we bid farewell to 2023 and embrace the promises of a new year, the world of entertainment is gearing up to deliver a fresh wave of Japanese dramas that are bound to captivate viewers in 2024. Let's take a sneak peek into two binge-worthy dramas set to make their debut, promising love, hope, and a glimpse into the evolving landscape of Japanese television. By: Wee Yan Ling


An Apple A Day…..

Apple TV+ has begun to establish itself as another prominent streaming service amongst the leading streamers. Consisting of a diverse range of shows, Apple TV+ features exclusive Apple original content from some of the industry’s top talent, with new premieres arriving each month. By: Dylan Low


The Thriving Canadian Entertainment and Film industry

During the Covid-19 pandemic, many industries were hanging on thin thread and sectors were close to reaching the end of their lifeline. However, there is one sector that managed to rise above all odds. By: Wee Yan Ling


Controversial Hong Kong Film Awarded Best Picture Winner

Documentary film To My Nineteen-Year-Old Self won the most honourable achievement in the Hong Kong film industry this year. However, the accomplishment has been marred by controversy following allegations of unethical conduct thrown at the renowned movie director Mabel Cheung. We look into the controversy to find out more. By: Dylan Low


Dear Jinri Captures the Late K-pop Star Sulli’s Final Interview

Dear Jinri, directed by acclaimed documentarian Jung Yoon-suk is constructed around the final interview with Korean celebrity Choi Jinri, better known by her stage name, Sulli. Filmed shortly before her suicide in 2019, it reveals controversies and the true nature of the Korean entertainment industry. By: Wee Yan Ling


Pretty Boys on Thai Screen

The Thai entertainment industry has seen a rise in LGBTQ+ representation, with many actors making a significant impact. This has led to the prevalence of Thai actors in the LGBTQ+ community, who have made a clear impact on the industry with their astounding talent. By: Dylan Low


Feuds and Frictions: Inside the Drama Among Celebrities

Celebrity feuds have always captivated public interest, offering a glimpse into the tumultuous relationships of the rich and famous. Let's unravel the drama that unfolds when stars clash in the public eye. By Wee Yan Ling


He’s In The Mood For Love, Tony Leung, The Legend

Famous Hong Kong actor Tony Leung has received the prestigious Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 80th Venice Film Festival, as he teared up in the midst of a standing ovation given by the crowd. Making history being the first Chinese actor and third Chinese film to be given the achievement. By: Dylan Low


From Fall to Glory

In the ever-evolving world of Hollywood, the lives of celebrities often resemble a rollercoaster ride of triumphs and trials. The stories of Ke Huy Quan, Brendan Fraser, and Ellen DeGeneres vividly illustrate this phenomenon as they navigated the treacherous waters of fame, weathered personal storms, and eventually found their way back to the limelight. By: Wee Yan Ling


Documentary to tell the Story of Hamas Massacre at Supernova Music Festival

Israeli production company SIPUR is currently working on a documentary that sheds light on the tragic massacre event that took place on 7 October at Supernova Music Festival. By: Dylan Low


Unveiling the Ongoing Battle: Women and the Gender Pay Gap

Discrimination and bias are just the scratch of the surface when deriving the reasoning behind the gender pay gap. By: Wee Yan Ling


India’s Formats Spark Higher Audience Numbers

India’s format shows have garnered plenty of attention in recent years, enjoyed by international audiences and achieving success with trending numbers worldwide. By: Dylan Low


The Battle for Creative Freedom and Look at Censorship Challenges

In many parts of Southeast Asia, creative freedom and censorship in cinema is increasingly marked by a labyrinth of regulations and constraints. By: Wee Yan Ling


Hollywood’s Director Guild Criticises Hamas Terror Attacks on Israel

The Director’s Guild of America (DGA) has publicly issued a statement condemning the Hamas attacks on Israel, as they have taken a stand to “support the Jewish people”, against the “growing spread of antisemitism in the US and abroad”. By: Dylan Low


Myanmar Junta Angry at China over Controversial Movie Blockbuster

Myanmar’s junta has expressed its displeasure with China over the release of a blockbuster film, No More Bets, that depicts human trafficking and fraudulent schemes that is similar to the situation of the country’s lawless northern reaches. The film has reportedly “tarnished” Myanmar’s reputation, and the junta’s consul-general in southwest China’s Nanning has raised concerns about the “storylines related to Myanmar” and reports that Chinese nationals are worried about visiting Myanmar. By: Wee


Stunning Asian Celebrities known for not Aging

Many Asian celebrity actors have spent decades in the industry, working tirelessly to produce endless entertaining dramas and films for our leisure. Yet, some of them have still maintained their youthful looks from their early days. By: Dylan Low


Shining Asian Stars in 2023

The year 2022 witnessed the meteoric rise of several Asian stars who captivated audiences with their talent and charisma. From Thailand's Rachata Hamphanon, the favourite rising actor of the year, to China's Allen Ren (Ren Jia Lun), renowned for his unconventional journey into acting, and South Korea's Kim Soo Hyun, a multiple-award-winning sensation, to Malaysia's Michelle Yeoh, making history on the Oscars stage, these luminaries have left an indelible mark. By: Wee Yan Ling


The Future of Kevin Spacey

The Oscar-winning actor had been thriving in the movie industry, before sexual allegations were made against him. Now that all of these accusations are cleared, we find out Kevin Spacey’s future plans to possibly return back to the big screen. By: Dylan Low


Behind Anthony Chen’s The Breaking Ice

Anthony Chen has paved a way for himself with his unrivaled and poignant approach to storytelling. Considered a stellar filmmaker, he is held in high regard as Singapore’s national treasure. His recent film The Breaking Ice is living testament as it is selected for Singapore’s entry for the 2024 Oscars. By: Wee Yan Ling


Female Celebrities That Went Behind Bars

Some people place celebrities on a pedestal, thinking that they can never do wrong. However, there have been instances where even Hollywood’s famous women have committed trouble and entered jail because of it. We look at Hollywood’s finest celebrities and the crimes they have done. By: Dylan Low


China Dolls on Screen

The entertainment scene in China has grown into a powerhouse, showcasing an impressive array of talent and captivating performances. The nation's thriving film and television industry is home to a new generation of stars who have not only achieved immense popularity domestically but have also gained international recognition. By: Wee Yan Ling


Horror is a Profitable Genre

The horror genre has existed for the longest time. People love a scary story. They get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing. They’re hard to put down and even harder to forget. That’s the kind of content engagement marketers dream of. By: Dylan Low


Malaysia’s Silver Screen

The turn of the millennium witnessed Malaysian films gaining international recognition. Yasmin Ahmad's Sepet (2004) and Mukhsin (2006) received critical acclaim at international film festivals, propelling Malaysian cinema into the global spotlight and opening doors for other Malaysian filmmakers to showcase their work on international platforms. This year, Malaysia even took home an Oscar for best actress. By: Wee Yan Ling


Bollywood’s $hining Stars

In current times, Indian films have garnered much traction and have made their way to the global market. Many Bollywood films have also been adapted to cater towards westernised audiences and preferences, which has led to the films’ rising success around the world. We look at top Bollywood earners in the country, alongside their popular shows that have made them successful today. By: Dylan Low


Transition from Silver Screen to Small Screen

As the career entertainment industry continues to evolve, so do the career trajectories of some of our favourite big-screen celebrities. Stars like Cilian Murphy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Evan Peters and Harrison Ford, known for their silver screen prowess, are making waves on the smaller screens of television series. These actors continue to make impressive results after venturing into television, leaving an indelible mark on the world of episodic storytelling. By: Wee Yan Ling


Asia Women who Found Success in Hollywood

As Asia’s film market continues to expand and grow through the years, the future of Asia looks bright with real potential to become the world’s leading film industry in the world. We look at young yet talented women actresses that have made waves and impacted the film industry. By: Dylan Low


Streaming in Hong Kong

The global streaming landscape has undergone a seismic shift in recent years, transforming the way we consume media and entertainment. Streaming giants like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ have revolutionised the industry. Offering their library of shows that is accessible anytime, anywhere. These platforms have not only disrupted traditional cable and satellite television but also spurred a wave of innovation and competition to the streaming space. By: Wee Yan Ling


Oprah Winfrey – In the Spotlight

After her announcement and criticism of her charity, Oprah Winfrey has recently responded to the backlash faced. We look into her plans and actions in the past few weeks. By: Dylan Low


David Attenborough: Global Icon Still Thriving at 97

The audience at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage erupted with applause upon seeing David Attenborough on stage in 2019. Attenborough has surpassed the status of being a national treasure and has become a true global icon. By: Wee Yan Ling


Artificial Intelligence’s Impact on Cinematography

As technology advances with time, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has grown in capacity and has become highly prominent, with many AI-led services available to write, voice and create sound effects. We look into understanding how AI is utilised in the production and filming ecosystem. By: Dylan Low


Britney Spears at the Crossroads of her life

Britney Spears' Crossroads movie to return to theatres. Crossroads, the 2002 movie starring Britney Spears, Zoe Saldana and Taryn Manning, is heading back to theatres in celebration of Spears’ highly anticipated memoir release. By Wee Yan Ling.


The Murdoch Empire

As Rupert Murdoch steps down as Chairman of Fox and News Corporation at the age of 92. Murdoch controls a media empire that includes cable channel Fox News, The Times of London and The Wall Street Journal. We take a closer look at his achievements and personal life. By: Dylan Low.


Locating George Clooney

In the dazzling world of Hollywood, few names shine as brightly as George Clooney’s. Born on May 6, 1961, George Timothy Clooney is an accomplished American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. His achievements include winning three Golden Globe Awards for his acting and receiving two Academy Awards—one for his acting skills and another for his production work. By Wee Yan Ling.


WGA and AMPTP are Reaching a Deal

The 2023 Writers Guild of America strike may finally come to a conclusion, with the announcement of a tentative new deal with Hollywood studios to end the writers’ strike situation. By: Dylan Low


Hollywood’s Dark Side: Sexual Abuse Allegations Haunt Renowned Celebrities

The entertainment industry stands as a symbol of renown, allure and adulation showering upon charismatic actors and other prominent public figures who thrive in the dazzling spotlight. However, lurking beneath the glamorous facade of stardom lies a chilling and devastating issue – undercurrent series of sexual abuse allegations that levied against renowned male actors spanning many decades. By Wee Yan Ling.


Charlie’s Angels: Two Decades Later

The action-packed film released in the year of 2000, Charlie’s Angels, not only reinvented the spy genre but also portrayed a trio of gifted and captivating leading ladies. Cemron Diaz, Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu rendered a novel and empowering twist to the classic TV series. Let’s catch up with the cast and find out what they are up to in the entertainment scene. By Wee Yan Ling.


WWE Stars have Taken on the Movies, and Won

With wrestlers making a name for themselves in Hollywood, they have garnered attention and popularity from fans along the way. They have also impacted the film culture, by achieving exceptional success in their movies as seen in their high viewership and revenue. By: Dylan Low


Anthony Bourdain: The Culinary Maverick Who Took Us on a Gastronomic Adventure

He was an award-winning chef, travel connoisseur, author and TV host. His unique way of melding culture, food, and storytelling earned people’s love and admiration even after his passing. By Wee Yan Ling


Woody Allen, at the Crossroads of his Life

Woody Allen has said that his French language film Coup de Chance might be his last as he is considering retirement. By K Dass.


Breaking the Colour Barrier

Prominent director Ava DuVernay made history by becoming the first African American woman to compete in the Venice Film Festival, across its 91-year history. Whilst it calls for celebration, her history-making nomination equally opens up important conversations about Hollywood and its longstanding racial biases. By: Theng Min Yee


Asian Talent on Global Theatre Stage

With actresses like Dolly de Leon, Michelle Yeoh, and Ke Huy Quan making waves this Hollywood awards season, we’re seeing Southeast Asian talents finally getting their due recognition on the global stage. By K Dass.


Contenders for the Next Bond

Following No Time to Die (2021), audience worldwide bade farewell to Daniel Craig, the iconic face of the franchise who brought the suave 007 spy to life. With him relinquishing his role, the world awaits in anticipation for the next Bond hero. By: Theng Min Yee


Vietnam’s Booming Film Industry

Vietnam’s movie business is growing quickly. New theatres are being built across the country. Young filmmakers are entering the market as well. In the past, movies about Vietnam cantered on Hollywood’s ideas about the Vietnam War. They starred American actors with Vietnamese playing background roles. But this is changing.


Filmmakers Exploring the Metaverse: A New Frontier for Creativity and Revenue

Filmmakers are constantly seeking innovative ways to captivate audiences and generate revenue. One of the most promising frontiers they've set their sights on is the metaverse, a virtual universe where the boundaries between the physical and digital worlds blur. This article explores how filmmakers are venturing into the metaverse, the exciting projects they're working on, and the potential revenue streams this new medium offers.


Hollywood and Diversity: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

Even before it reaches theatres in 2024, the live-action remake of Snow White is facing much backlash, hit by accusations of Disney warping the classic tale into something that it is not. With Rachel Zegler as the titular princess, and the unconventional casting of the seven dwarfs, some say the producers’ push for inclusivity seems forced, as it abandons the essence of the original fable. This media frenzy has opened up a conversation about diversity and representation in Hollywood. By: Theng


What’s Next for Bollywood?

According to Rajib Basu, Partner– Entertainment & Media, PwC India, “The Indian Media and Entertainment outlook for the next few years is quite unique. There is an exciting pace of growth of digital media and advertising led by the deeper penetration of internet and mobile devices in our market. At the same time, traditional media will hold their steady growth rate over the next few years.” By K Dass


Asian Actresses Taking the World by Storm

Female celebrities have long been making waves in the film industry, becoming top earners in their respective regions, with many gaining international acclaim. With the rise of various Asian film industries, and Hollywood featuring a more diverse cast in their films, many more doors are opening for Asian actresses. We take a closer look at what contributes to their star power, as well as the person behind the captivating characters on screen. By: Theng Min Yee


Amber Heard: Life After Legal Drama

Amber Heard, known for her roles in films such as Aquaman and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, resurfaced in Spain after having gone MIA for a few months. By: K Dass


Malbatt: Misi Bakara Reclaims the Narrative from Hollywood’s Black Hawk Down

Despite criticism surrounding its undertones of racism and historical inaccuracy, Black Hawk Down (2001) was lauded for its thrilling action scenes, winning two Academy Awards, thereby entrenching itself as one of Ridley Scott’s best films. 22 years later, Adrian Teh’s Malbatt: Misi Bakara seeks to reclaim that narrative that was first popularised by Hollywood, shedding light on the Malaysian military’s perspective in the historical battle at Mogadishu. By: Theng Min Yee


Russian Movie Production On the Verge of Collapse

In the face of adversity, some top Russian TV and film producers forged ahead, determined to illuminate the world with the power of their storytelling, unwavering in their belief that art had the capacity to heal and unite, no matter the circumstances. By: K Dass


Young Filmmakers are Redefining Singaporean Cinema

Continuing its vision of nurturing young filmmakers, the 9th National Youth Film Awards (NYFA) handed out awards to 20 recipients, in addition to rewarding them with opportunities for further industry development. With a new wave of filmmakers emerging in Singapore’s film industry, how do their distinct filmmaking style and unique perspectives shape Singaporean cinema? By: Theng Min Yee


India's Cinematic Quagmire: The Red Tape Tango

Filmmakers from across the world will soon find it easier to cut through the red tape in India. The move comes after many foreign filmmakers complained about how they have to seek multiple permits every time they shoot in a new location leading to loss of money and time. By: K Dass


Dua Lipa Among the Star-Studded Cast of Disney’s Upcoming Doc Series Camden

Dua Lipa and other music icons who broke through in or had their careers shaped by Camden will appear in a new Disney+ documentary about the location.


How Did Warner Bros. Discovery Lose 1.8 Million Subscribers?

From the slew of layoffs, cancellation of shows, to their launching of streaming service Max earlier this year, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD)’s strategic moves have been a subject of discussion since its formation through a merger last year. As latest reports of WBD losing 1.8 million subscribers pushes them into further scrutiny, we take a closer look at possible causes behind their falling numbers and strategic motivations. By: Theng Min Yee


Did You Watch the Women’s World Cup?

UN Women applauds the International Association Football Federation (FIFA) for showcasing social issues during the tournament, in the form of the captains’ arm bands and on stadium LEDs that carried messages such as “unite for gender equality”.


Viu: Rising Star in the Asian OTT Universe

Video streaming giants like Netflix, Disney+, and Amazon Prime Video often loom over smaller platforms, thinning the oxygen in the media ecosystem. Yet, attempts by these over-the-top (OTT) content veterans in entering the Asian market has been lacklustre, in comparison with the growing success of Hong-Kong based streaming platform Viu. How did Viu become one of the biggest streaming platforms in Asia? By: Theng Min Yee


Top Films Coming to Asian Cinemas

In the vibrant tapestry of Asian cinema, a new wave of cinematic marvels is set to grace the silver screens, captivating audiences with their diverse stories and creative ingenuity. From the rich heartlands of Japan to the tranquil landscapes of Thailand, these upcoming films bring together a fusion of cultures and perspectives that promise an enthralling cinematic experience. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


Silver Screens & Political Scenes: Indian Cinema’s Ties to Politics

Recent controversies surrounding Sudipto Sen’s “The Kerala Story” (2023), regarding its alleged vilifying of the Muslim community, are opening the floodgates to discussions about Bollywood’s long history of peddling Islamophobia to its audience. With PM Modi’s Hindu nationalist leanings looming over the nation, Indian cinema finds itself embroiled in the insidious web of politics. By: Theng Min Yee


European Producers Making Waves in Hollywood

The symbiosis of European and American cultures enabled Hollywood to produce the greatest masterpieces of cinema, as filmmakers from Berlin and Vienna, brought their know-how and culture, which they adapted to their new environment. German expressionism, psychoanalysis and Viennese humour contributed to film noir, light and serious comedy, melodrama and the Western. By: K Dass.


China’s Box Office Heats Up This Summer

Chinese films are recently gaining attention for their superior turnout in theatres, which saw local Chinese film No More Bets (2023) beating out major Hollywood production Barbie (2023) in one of their weekend box-office numbers. How did China become one of the top players in the global film industry, and what does this engender? By: Theng Min Yee


New Faces on Streaming Originals are taking Centre Stage

In the ever-evolving landscape of entertainment, streaming platforms have emerged as fertile ground for fresh talent to blossom, propelling actors from relative obscurity to global recognition. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


Binge-worthy Streaming Service to Your Home

The streaming industry has undergone a significant transformation in the past decade. The rise of streaming services has posed a serious threat to the long-established cable TV industry. With more people cutting the cord, more players are entering the streaming space. We’ll analyse the streaming industry’s evolution, current trends, and prospects.


Keanu Reeves: A League of His Own

Apart from gaining recognition from his iconic roles in John Wick, The Matrix, etc., Keanu Reeves’ off-screen personality proves to be equally magnetic, with even his most mundane actions stirring up the Internet. What shapes Keanu Reeves’ unbeatable popularity? By: Theng Min Yee


Streaming Services have Revolutionised Viewing Habits

In an era marked by transformative technological advancements, the landscape of entertainment consumption has undergone a profound shift, fundamentally altering how audiences engage with content. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


Do We Really Know Taylor Swift All Too Well?

With the hype surrounding the recent Eras Tour, our playlists and screens seem to be taken over by Taylor Swift. But beyond her unparalleled success as a pop star, who is she? We take a closer look at what shapes one of the biggest stars of our generation. By: Theng Min Yee


Essentials of Filming on Location

In the realm of filmmaking, the choice between filming on location or within a studio carries significant weight, impacting the authenticity of the narrative, its resonance, and the financial aspects of the project. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


The Allure and Impact of Mature Content in Film and TV

Mature content tackles complex and thought-provoking concepts and themes, exploring aspects of human experiences that require a more nuanced and sophisticated approach. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


Virtual Production: Hollywood’s New Normal

Virtual production is the use and incorporation of visual effects (VFX) and technology throughout the production life cycle. This process isn’t exactly new; however, there are trends accelerating Hollywood’s increased interest and adoption of the process. By: Toh Yan Yun


How the Film Industry can Engage Female Audience?

Understanding the vital consumption shift towards classic TV shows and female-centric plots among female audiences. By: Toh Yan Yun


Streaming in Greater China

China’s streaming platforms are reaching unprecedented heights, actively expanding into the global stage while pushing the dissemination of Chinese stories into regions beyond. By: Toh Yan Yun


The Escalating Costs of Sports Content

In an increasingly competitive age, the demand for sports content has triggered a surge in production costs that is reshaping the media landscape and presenting both challenges and opportunities for stakeholders across the sports industry. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


Short-Form Video – The Game Changer

Capturing the essence of our fast-paced digital age, short-form videos have emerged as a game-changing marketing tool. No advertising campaigns, no marketing. Just suddenly having a surge of online activity without even lifting a finger. Add to this a rise in sales and you have a fantastic deal. By: Syahmi Zulqarnain


MENA OTT Providers Enjoying Explosive Growth

MENA OTT market surges with $5.69 billion revenue forecast by 2028, Netflix and STARZPLAY lead while upcoming content revolutionizes digital streaming. By: Toh Yan Yun


Success of Money Heist has Cemented Spanish Content as a Powerful European Production

A wave of 83 new releases and 31 returning seasons in 2023 is unveiling the Spanish Entertainment Industry’s global domination. By: Toh Yan Yun


Hollywood’s Preferred Film Location

by: Toh Yan Yun New Zealand's TV and film industry has experienced a significant boom in recent years, attracting Hollywood productions and showcasing the country's stunning landscapes and talented workforce.


Reliance’s JioCinema: The Rising Star of India’s Streaming Market

Reliance's streaming platform, JioCinema, is poised for exponential growth with strategic partnerships and extensive subscriber base, positioning itself as a formidable contender in the Indian streaming market. By: Toh Yan Yun


Famous Females Behind the Screen

by: Talia Women emerge as visionary leaders of the film industry, breaking barriers and redefining the male-dominated industry. Today we dive into the filmographies of famous female film producers including Shonda Rhimes, Kathleen Kennedy, Céline Sciamma, Chloé Zhao, Julia Ducournau and Greta Gerwig.


Shattered by the Earthquake, Türkiye's TV and Film Community in Recovery

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquakes that struck 11 provinces, Türkiye's TV and Film industry has emerged as a driving force in channelling aid and support to the affected communities.


Food Channels Conquest Audience across all Screens

Top cooking shows on streaming platforms bring a delectable journey through the hearts and appetites of audiences worldwide. The mouthwatering viewer experience — which features cooking shows and competitions, food travel adventures and other gustatory escapades — has captivated people around the country.


Animation: Kids Genre has Matured to Serve Adults

Animated movies make anything possible, ruling the hearts of the young and old alike. One of the most notable trends in the industry is the growing interest in animated content for adult audiences.


Powerful Women in Hollywood

Over the years in Hollywood women have played a vital role in breaking stereotypes through playing diverse roles in films, leaving their indelible mark on cinema. This list includes the top female actors who have had starring roles in the last few years, both in film and TV.


Revolutionising Video Content Translation and Dubbing

Dubbing plays a vital role in bridging language barriers from blockbusters to TV series. Automated translation and similar technologies today are impacting almost every aspect of content localisation and video in particular.


Netflix's DP star, Jung Hae In to meet fans in Asia

Jung Hae In will hold a fan meeting around Asia, titled 'The 10th Season'. D.P. centres on Deserter Pursuit Unit members An Joon-ho (Jung Hae-in) as he come across different stories while tracking down fellow soldiers who have deserted their posts.


80,000 free shows on Roku TV offered to Android and Google TV

In the US, Android and Google TVs received a new free Roku channel with over 80,000 movies and shows. Analysts believe these channels are going to move the market in a big way. It predicts a possible $9 billion in ad revenues by 2026, and viewing time is currently going up 10% year on year.


Apple sets standard to produce binge-worthy content

Apple has planted its own standard in the streaming wars with Apple TV+, its in-house streaming service that focuses almost entirely on original programming rather than an extensive library of existing TV shows or movies.


Meet the Stallones in Reality TV

Hollywood has found a new celebrity family fixation, meet Sylvester Stallone and his family of 5.



Global superstar and Grammy Award-winning artist Ed Sheeran takes viewers on an intimate journey behind his life and multiplatinum hits in Disney+ original series 'Ed Sheeran: The Sum of it all'


Mounting costs of Asian Dramas

Asian shows appeal worldwide. Japan's Alice in Borderland, South Korea's Kingdom and Indian Matchmaking, which was shot between India and the United States, have all been breakout successes around the globe. Hence, it no secret that production cost has escalated.


Home to World-Class Motorsport Broadcasting

beIN SPORTS will become home to world-class motorsport broadcasting the Formula One World Championship to Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia.


New CFO at ITV America

ABC Signature alum Menaka Evans has been named chief financial officer for ITV America and ITV Studios America.


"2023 will be the best year for cinema in Canal+ history"

Vivendi-owned media group Canal+ has unveiled plans to invest €1bn in cinema over the next five years. As part of its long-term commitment to the genre, the company also confirmed that it will be launching a new movie channel, Canal+ Box Office.


Berlin Film Festival applaud Spielberg

Spielberg was in Berlin to receive the Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement and was presented a gala screening of The Fabelmans. The festival's Homage section has also been devoted to his films. “To be honoured in Berlin, which is one of the most august festivals in history, is a tremendous high point in my life,” he said.


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