Truths be told
Distributors across Asia are loving and/or loathing their new realities, telling ContentAsia that while some platforms in the region are scrambling to fill slates with acquisitions while original production restarts, others have retreated behind their masks, pulling the covers over their heads, postponing deals and holding their breath while they ride out the next phase of the pandemic. The full story is on page 6 of the magazine.
Losing form: Asia’s formats reality
Formats fortunes in some Asia markets may be better this year than others, but the reality is that very few countries are anywhere near meeting 2017/8 volume. The full story is on page 28 of the magazine.
Media Partners Asia’s latest data shows a tilt toward streaming in Asia, a still-powerful free-TV environment, and a content-spend bubble that is unlikely to last. The full story is on page 34.