News
News
 08 December 2017
Considering that India is by far the largest film-production country in the world in terms of the sheer number of new local movie titles being released each and every year, the nation remains woefully underscreened. Presently, there are only about 9,000 screens in the entire country, of which about 6,000 are traditional single-screen cinemas (a majori...
-  Film Journal
Read More
 06 December 2017
The total employment opportunities generated by the M&E industry is close to four million jobs, according to the report released by The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)-The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The total employment includes direct, indirect and induced jobs. The industry promises to continue a strong growth of 11-12 per cent in the nex...
-  Best Media Info
Read More
 06 December 2017
With Disney and 21st Century Fox reported to close a $60 billion merger deal soon next week, the latter took a strategic decision to elevate Star India Chairman and CEO, Uday Shankar to the role of President, 21st Century Fox, Asia, effective immediately. If things fall in place, Disney will acquire Fox’s studio, cable networks like FX and Nat ...
-  Exchange 4 Media
Read More
 05 December 2017
At a time when controversy is raging over films like Padmavati, S Durga and Nude, Niti Aayog chief executive Amitabh Kant on Tuesday proposed for setting up an index to rank states on their ability to provide a conducive environment for the media and entertainment industry to grow. The index, Kant said, could look like the Ease of Doing Business index, an...
-  The Times of India
Read More
 05 December 2017
In a world full of negotiators and intermediaries, Hollywood is one of the most heavily mediated industries of all. In between a movie script and the audience that eventually views a film sit a gaggle of stakeholders, all taking their cut. Producers, studios, distribution networks, product placement agencies, agents, TV networks and talent agencies must ...
-  Nasdaq
Read More
 04 December 2017
The Asia-Pacific region continues to be the fastest-growing movie box-office territory in the world (rising from $10.4 billion in 2012 to $14.9 billion in 2016, a 44% increase), so it’s safe to say that the annual CineAsia convention is an essential gathering for top players in the cinema industry. This year’s show at the Hong Kong Conven...
-  Film Journal
Read More
 03 December 2017
"With good data, everyone can know their audience," said Steven Wolfe Pereira, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Quantcast. "AR/VR helps build tools for the future," Google's Spotlight Stories Executive Producer, Karen Dufilho, told Xinhua, in the same meeting room. While Suzy Deering, CMO of eBay, retorted, "and the future is tomorrow." At the industry...
-  China Daily
Read More
 02 December 2017
Leading producers in Asia put the spotlight on local roots, and cultural authenticity, while working in an industry that is increasingly globalized. Stressing the need for authenticity, they were speaking at a keynote panel of Screen Singapore, part of the Singapore Media Festival. The topic was described as “Bringing a local IP global.” &ld...
-  Variety
Read More
 02 December 2017
With average internet speeds reaching 4mbps and cost of bandwidth reducing to average Rs 10 per GB, a number of users, millennials and otherwise, preferring to live-stream their favourite shows or channels, the OTT streaming industry today has entered into a dynamic and interesting space. In fact, as the industry matures, it is witnessing an infusion of n...
-  Sunday Guardian Live
Read More
 01 December 2017
The average consumer’s growing affinity to digital platforms is forcing the industry to rethink older paradigms of entertainment consumption and revenue generation. Remember the days when entertainment options available to the average Indian were limited to the nearest single-screen movie theatre or the occasional play/music concert organised at co...
-  Your Story
Read More
   News & Events