United We Stand
WarnerMedia enters 2021 in dramatically different shape in Asia. Clement Schwebig, head of India, Southeast Asia and Korea, talks about the new structure and what it all means. The full story is on page 16.
WarnerMedia heads into 2021 with new structure that puts all entertainment for India, Korea and Southeast Asia under Magdalene Ew, a sharp eye on the direction streaming platform HBO Go is taking, and a critical eye on an original production strategy that covers investment and development. The full story is on page 24.
Viu continues to cherry pick the cream of Korean drama, has shattered rights barriers in Japan and – among other initiatives across the region – has turbo-charged production in Indonesia, upsized content alliances in Thailand, set its sights on bigger social TV initiatives, and is on the verge of pushing play on a broad ranging slate of local originals. Virginia Lim, Viu’s chief content officer, talks about what she would like and how she’s going about making it happen. The full story is on page 30.