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C Asia’s Formats Outlook

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Plus: TV5/Cignal boss Robert Galang, Thai drama World of Himmapan & more


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2020 is never going down in history as new and original programming’s finest year. But the recovery has started... ContentAsia speaks to 20 of the world’s most active right holders about what they had on air in Asia in 2020, what happened in Q1 of 2021 and what they think is most likely to happen next.

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Reversal of Fortune Philippines’ free-TV network TV5 entered 2021 in its best position ever. President/CEO, Robert Galang, outlines what’s ahead and why, says it’s time for the country’s famed network wars to end, and highlights a slate that includes more original production and titles than ever.

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Netflix has supersized its Japanese content slate, going from a handful of alliances two years ago to its own two soundstages and hundreds of millions of dollars spent on anime and other originals that load everything from reformed yakuza and zombies to dark forces and robots who raise a human child onto the platform.

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Robert Galang President and CEO, Cignal & TV5

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Worlds apart World of Himmapan breaks new ground for Thai TV production, with more than 5,000 CGI shots in an ambitious multi-dimension story set in a mythical forest. The series’ director, Taweewat Wantha, talks about the latest BEC World/Channel 3 original production.

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TV5 is driving the change in the Philippines’ old studio model. There is an opportunity to build a strong relationship with ABS-CBN in the same way as we are building relationships with other content producers. The rules are being rewritten.”

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Formats Outlook: 2021

The Voice Kids Thailand, ITV Studios

Angkara Cinta, ABS-CBN

Pharaoh!, Nippon TV

2020 is never going down in history as new and original programming’s finest year. But the recovery has started and we’re looking at schedules and pipelines that have everything from premium scripted adaptations to studio game shows and ongoing appetite for local versions of proven formats including ITV Studios’ The Voice and MBC Korea’s Masked Singer. For the first update of ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook in 2021, we spoke to 20 of the world’s most active right holders about what they had on air in 2020, what happened in Q1 of 2021 and what they think is most likely to happen next.

Even before Covid-19, Asia’s formats environment by volume was shrink-

Korea’s Masked Singer and CJ ENM’s I Can See Your Voice into interna-

ing. ContentAsia’s Formats Outlook tracked 337 in Asia in 2018. This con-

tional markets.

tracted to about 311 by the end of 2019. 2020 – of course unsurprisingly

The most obvious trends include the ongoing appetite for premium

– saw the number of new shows based on acquired formats on air or

scripted formats, driven mostly by streaming demand and by channel

commissioned dip radically.

successes such as The World of the Married in Korea; East-West co-devel-

Our most optimistic estimates, based on interviews in March 2021 with

opment, such as those between the U.K.’s ITV Studios and Japan’s top

20 formats rights holders and distributors working across Asia, is that there

commercial broadcaster Nippon TV on family entertainment game show

were no more than 200 new/commissioned titles in 2020.

Stacking It announced in March this year; the unscripted development

The top 20 companies report 154 formats on air or commissioned from

initiatives between Dentsu’s international content unit, The Story Lab,

the beginning of 2020 to the end of Q1 2021, with signs of recovery as

and both Nippon TV (9 Windows) and Fuji TV (announced February 2021,

pandemic containment measures lift and strong activity in two areas –

first title in development); and partnerships with Chinese broadcast gi-

scripted and energy going into developing titles that can follow MBC

ant, Hunan TV, which has fine tuned its home-grown IP to be more in line

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with Western TV tastes of fewer elements, a clear structure, strong visual

Made in Asia formats, particularly from Korea and Japan, have their

ID and format points. The second season of Hunan TV’s co-development

highest ever profile around the world, thanks to MBC’s The Masked Sing-

with Banijay, Sing or Spin, aired on Hunan TV/Mango TV from October

er. But there’s also an increasingly thriving business in Asia-to-Asia ad-

to December last year, and is part of Banijay’s global rights catalogue.

aptations, with pick ups of unscripted and scripted IP for development

Asia’s taste for proven titles continues.

between neighbours.

ITV Studios’ The Voice remains a powerful driver across the region, with

Korea’s CJ ENM leads the Asia pack in 2020, with eight unscripted titles

nine versions on air (or in the works) in nine markets in Asia for 2020/21.

on air in six Asian countries and two scripted series on air in Malaysia and

That’s almost half of the 19 titles the U.K. programmer has had on its Asia

Thailand. Since the beginning of this year, another five – three unscripted

schedule since the beginning of last year.

and two scripted – have been greenlit.

Banijay’s list of 37 formats in Asia is also driven by well-established

For CJ ENM’s formats business under head of format sales Diane Min,

brands such as Big Brother, with seven versions signed for 2020/21, six of

I Can See Your Voice is the star of the show, with returning seasons in Thai-

which are in India and one in the Philippines; and at least eight versions

land, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia on air or greenlit

of MasterChef, including spin offs MasterChef All Stars and MasterChef

since the beginning of 2020. In the Philippines, the show returns this year

Celebrity for BBTV Ch7 in Thailand. Banijay also has seasons seven and

for season seven; season six aired last year.

eight of Your Face Sounds Familiar in Vietnam. Scripted formats continue to make their way across the region, including Korea and China. Drama titles on our radar are led by a Chinese adaptation of All3Media International’s Step Dave, a comedy/drama about a 24-year-

Public broadcast leader KBS’ scripted catalogue is proving to be rich hunting ground for free-TV broadcasters in Southeast Asia, with three titles on air in Philippines (Descendants of the Sun on GMA), Indonesia (Ruby Ring on free-TV station Antv) and Vietnam (My Only One on VTV in Vietnam in 2021).

old slacker whose life is turned upside down when he meets the girl of

Out of Japan, commercial broadcaster Fuji TV counted Korea and Chi-

his dreams; and a version of psychological thriller Cheat, acquired by

na as its best regional markets for scripted drama, with six remake deals

India’s Applause Entertainment. Both were signed this year, following

– two movies and four series – on its 2020/1 calendar. Scripted titles being

last year’s Liar/Marzi (India) and Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries/Miss S

adapted include Pride, The Voices and Operation Love.

(China).

Southeast Asia has its own brand of stars, not least in what could be Sin-

BBC Studios is among those cashing in on India’s outsize demand for

gapore Mediacorp’s finest drama moment – an adaptation of The Little

premium entertainment, with two drama adaptations in the works, in-

Nyonya, which aired/streamed on iQiyi, Youku and CCTV in mainland

cluding the second season of Out of Love, based on British drama Doctor

China in June/July 2020. The series is about Yue Niang, a pretty Nyonya

Foster, and a third – Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors – that pre-

from a traditional family who succeeds in carving out her own life despite

miered on Disney’s Hotstar in December 2020 following the gigantic suc-

setbacks. Average ratings on CCTV-8 were 4.582%.

cess of The World of the Married, doors also continue to open in Korea

Whatever troubles ABS-CBN faced and fought in the Philippines in

for other BBC properties. The company has sold rights for adaptations of

2020, its scripted deal with Malaysia’s Astro was not among them. Astro

comedy series Uncle (TV Chosun), political drama Undercover (JTBC),

premiered Angkara Cinta – its version of ABS-CBN’s Tayong Dalawa – on

legal drama The Split (JTBC) and Criminal Justice for Korea.

its Prima channels, stripped Mondays to Fridays at 6pm and streamed

Game/entertainment formats still make up the bulk of Asia’s for-

on Astro Go, in November 2020. Astro Prima channel manager, Norze-

mats business by volume. Ten of All3Media International’s 14 formats in

ha Mohd Salleh, says the series about two brothers who share the same

2020/21, for instance, are game shows, including the new Cash at Your

name, the same aspirations, and the same love, drew the channel’s big-

Door, for VTV2 in Vietnam.

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Formats trends & influences in Asia Formats executives talk about what they are seeing in Asia this year.

The Voice Teen Philippines S2

We are observing both consistency & dynamism in audience consumption trends. We see that broadcasters around the globe are looking for formats around the themes of feel good, escapism, and game shows... On the other hand, the growth in streaming has also resulted in viewers being exposed to incredible diversity of content. This has also had a positive impact on traditional broadcasters, who are keen to expand their content offerings. We are therefore seeing enthusiasm and interest in iconic shows like Love Island for the Asian territories. We will see continued investments behind our biggest brands, ensuring that there is both consistency and agility to meet the content demands of the region.” Ayesha Surty, SVP Licensing Asia, Global Entertainment, ITV Studios

We see the increased volume of shows going back into production across the globe as a hugely positive influence on the business as we can offer a larger volume of content to our clients. We are also confident that the bourgeoning interest in scripted formats will continue the grow. Producing formats – scripted and non-scripted – also greatly cuts down development time and therefore helps producers and platforms to meet the increasing demands of the market.” Sabrina Duguet, EVP, Asia, All3media International

Issues related to Covid-19. If the pandemic continues, demand for travelogue, indoor/studio game shows & ‘meta-verse’ formats, including VR will surge...‘Virus’ and ‘Zombie’ will still be popular keywords in scripted formats… OTT platforms will seek more regulation-free and fresh content.” Eui-kyung Hwang, Executive MD, KBS Media

The Covid-19 pandemic will still be an important consideration in format distribution. Formats must be “Corona-proof” and need to be “Covid-friendly”, meaning content that can be produced under the new normal, with minimal risk of transmitting the virus. There may also be a demand for formats that can uplift the spirits of viewers who are all going through the effects of the global pandemic. GMA’s drama formats for 2021 are crafted with health protocols considered. We also have dramas whose stories include life in the time of the pandemic to make the dramas relevant, relatable and entertaining for viewers.” Roxanne J. Barcelona, Vice President, GMA Worldwide Division (Content Sales, Syndication and Distribution)

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“The overwhelming change in the media industry as a whole, from leadership changes to viewership trends and new creative storytelling techniques. The market content trends have really met at a crossroads with local content growing from strength to strength and international content veering more into wholly owned streaming platforms. We are seeing an incredible introduction of new and diverse creative content entering into the market, and this is pushing our audiences/viewer tastes to evolve and develop new curiosities quickly. There is a golden opportunity to take real calculated risks and try something new.”

“The biggest influence is what shift there might be in audience behaviours after an unusual year. What viewers want to see and enjoy post-pandemic will fuel the content we look to license. And as this demand becomes clear, formats will continue to play a valuable role in helping commissioners to respond quickly given the shorter development time needed to bring these to screen.”

Sonia Fleck, CEO, Bomanbridge Media

Andre Renaud, SVP Global Format Sales, BBC Studios

“How 2021 will turn out to be will obviously be influenced by what will happen with the spread of the pandemic. Containment measures have directly affected the production in the past year. Decision-making is taking longer, projects are being postponed. However, buyers still have healthy appetite for new ideas... towards entertainment studio programmes with fun, humour and compassion, as well as mechanics that do not require live audiences in the studio.” Hisako Fujioka, Executive Manager, Non-Scripted Format Sales, Content Distribution, NHK Enterprises

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As Covid-19 hit our world, creative solutions in order to open up alternative business opportunities became essential. Thus 2020 became our seeding period. To fill in the gaps caused by stoppage of production, one of our solutions was to focus on the ‘planting’ stage of new ideas that have potential to cross borders. We needed a stock of sellable formats, i.e., doable in terms of relevancy to the pandemic times in concept and in its production method.” Shigeko Cindy Chino, Associate Managing Director, International Business Development, Nippon TV

“The speed of advertising market recovery & affordability.” Linfield Ng, VP Formats, Distribution & Production, NBCUniversal International TV Production Whilst the pandemic has hit most businesses hard, we expect the continued rise of the streamers to be a defining influence this year on the format business. Free-to-air networks must find a way to retain audiences by investing cleverly in studio entertainment formats, whilst local and pan-regional SVOD platforms will have a key role to play in the scripted arena.”

Laura Burrell, VP International Formats, ViacomCBS International Studios Distribution

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The greatest challenge for CJ ENM’s format business is undoubtedly the Covid-19 pandemic. We have licensed many formats for adaptations, but due to the pandemic, some of them are getting delayed during the production. Also, there are limitations to pitch and promote certain shows. We pitched a format that many companies showed interest, but because it has an element of body contact, it did not lead to acquisitions.” Diane Min, Head of Format Sales, CJ ENM Korea

“Although not as much as drama series, we think that formats are also the by-product of culture to some extent. To create a unique yet universal format, it is essential to consider the balance of every cultural background and universality, and this is a challenge we constantly seek to overcome.”

“2020 has changed the way we live, the way we work, the way we interact with people, and was forced change in many ways. But do we really want to return to normal? We think 2021 is the year where we build something better. It’s an excellent time to start new entertainment. And we are using this opportunity to not go back to the way things were before. We carry a strong determination to keep challenging for more, no matter how much the surrounding environments change. Our single biggest influence on our business in 2021 is Change and Challenge.” Ryuji Komiya, Head of Formats, International Programme Planning, Fuji Television Network Inc (Japan)

“Undoubtedly, Covid. The challenge is needing to shift every real transaction to virtual transactions, including markets and sales activities.”

“This year, we expect to forge more content collaborations and create more innovative distribution channels together with our partners. With a huge library of original IP, which includes Southeast Asia stories that can be adapted for different cultures and territories, we see many opportunities for both content and formats partnerships.”

Tokyo Broadcasting System Television Inc’s (Japan) International Distribution Department

Jesslyn Wong, Head of Content Distribution, Mediacorp Singapore

Junhee Koh, Global Business Manager, MBC Korea

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Given the current pandemic conditions and the related surge in viewing figures, we have seen an increased appetite for positive family co-viewing, non-scripted factual-entertainment formats and an increased interest in international scripted formats. We’re also noticing that broadcasters are looking at content that is appealing to both traditional audiences on linear TV, which generally tend to skew towards older demographics, as well as younger audiences on their catch-up services. This has had a big influence on our formats business in Asia in 2021.” Emmanuel Grinda, Sales Executive, Pan-Asia, NENT Studios U.K.

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J-wave @ Netflix

Netflix has supersized its Japanese content slate, going from a handful of alliances two years ago to its own two soundstages, and is spending hundreds of millions of dollars on anime and other originals that load everything from reformed yakuza and zombies to dark forces and robots who raise a human child onto the platform. On the eve of this year’s second Mip TV Online, Netflix debuted com-

“Our economy is shrink-

edy slice-of-life animated series, The Way of the Househusband, about

ing and so are our bud-

legendary former yakuza Tetsu “The Immortal Dragon”, who tries val-

gets... with the rise of Netflix,

iantly to renounce his past. The series is part of a turbocharged Japa-

Amazon and Disney’s Star,

nese slate that loads almost double the number of original anime titles

which starts service this summer,

onto the platform this year compared to last year, the global streamer

I’m sure most if not all production

said during the recent AnimeJapan in Tokyo.

houses will be making their pitch to

The premiere of The Way of the Househusband, based on a popular comic, comes less than a month after Netflix announced its lease of two Toho Studio soundstages, along with at least 25 Japanese original

global powerhouses,” one veteran Japanese TV exec tells ContentAsia. Insiders note, too, the boost Netflix’s new sound-

live action and anime titles scheduled for 2021. These will stream along-

stage deal gives to Toho, which has been accused of largely languish-

side 40 new anime titles on the schedule across 2021, including the

ing in entertainment nowheresville, risk averse and focused on its real-

June debut of Record of Ragnarok, about an epic fight between 13

estate business.

gods and 13 humans for the fate of humanity. Other Japanese titles this year include Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness (no release date yet) about zombies at the White House; Yasuke (29 April 2021), about a great ronin who takes up his sword to protect a

The Toho agreement is also seen as positive for local production companies and freelance creators as well as talent agencies, particularly if Netflix greenlights its trademark edgy, high-budget projects. Japanese original titles that have paved the way for Netflix’s latest

mysterious child being hunted by dark forces; and the futuristic Eden (27

move include The Naked Director and Alice in Borderland, which in turn

May 2021), about two robots who accidentally awaken a human child

has paved the way for industry optimism about Netflix as a producer of

in a city that believes humans are nothing more than an ancient myth.

premium content other than anime.

Both Eden and Yasuke are brand new stories created by international teams both in and outside of Japan. Netflix’s decision to super-size its output in Japan has been widely

“I hear lots of ideas are materialising and are being green-lit. To do so, they are recruiting more and more local TV people, including creators, in order to strengthen their local produced original content structure...

welcomed, with some saying the move potentially throws down the

Netflix has been hiring for some time now, but they are now recruiting

gauntlet not only for local platforms and other streamers with Japanese

non-English speakers also... I guess they don’t have much other choice

ambitions but also for dedicated services built upon cult-like anime

considering the growing demand,” ContentAsia was told in the days

audiences around the world as well as for local broadcasters suffering

following the 18 March announcement.

shrinking budgets amid tough economic conditions.

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Online response to local reports about the Toho deal ranged from

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production plans for this year. So far this year, Netflix has announced 41 India titles, which more than doubles 2019’s output of 20 films/ series, and is a significant increase from last year’s 28 titles. In 2019 and 2020, Netflix says it spent a total of US$400 million on content in India. If Korea and India are spending a combined US$900 million, and Japan is, as Netflix claims, a major market, the Japan content budget is likely to be way higher than the relatively paltry US$100 million balance left from previous estimates of US$1 billion content spend in the region. This is the second year

(L-R) The World of the Househusband, The Naked Director, Eden

Netflix had made giant leaps forward in its Japan

“kind of heart-warming... to see Netflix and Toho

strategy. In January 2020,

paired in headlines”, to questioning how Japa-

the streamer said it had

nese platforms would rise to the challenge of height-

secured rights to 21 Studio

ened level of competition.

Ghibli films. The deal was

Netizens on local platform nowtice.net added comments

rumoured to be worth US$100

such as the “Japanese movie industry feels like the clock

million.

stopped with Seven Samurai from the black-and-white movie era”;

At the same time, Netflix said it

and “the treatment of Japanese super animators has been greatly

was expanding its commitment to anime

improved, and the best way to stop the number of wasteful animation

across the global platform, working with creators

productions is to rely on the power of foreign capital and crush stupid

like Shin Kibayashi (The Kindaichi Case Files) and Yasuo Ohtagaki (Mo-

domestic production companies”.

bile Suit Gundam: Thunderbolt) on original productions. This followed

Netflix has not disclosed its content/production budgets for Japan.

2019 alliances with Anima (Altered Carbon: Resleeved), Sublimation

But the upsized Japan focus is likely to break through the commonly

(Dragon’s Dogma) and David Production (Spriggan), as well as deals

touted number of US$1 billion content spend across Asia for 2021.

with Production I.G (Ghost in the Shell: SAC _2045, premiered in 2020)

Netflix’s latest initiative also puts it on course for 20% penetration of Japanese homes, up from the current estimate of 11%, according to regional research specialists, Media Partners Asia (MPA). Based on previous disclosures, ContentAsia estimates that Netflix will spend about US$900 million on Korea and India this year. In February 2021, Netflix said it would spend US$500 million on Korean

and Bones (Super Crooks, scheduled for 2021) in 2018. At the time, Netflix said it aimed to be “the most compelling and attractive home for anime fans, creators and production studios. We are creating an environment where production houses can do their best work”. Two years later, there may be a question about a decision here and there, a raised eyebrow about a hiring or firing, but on the whole, we

content this year. The 2021 content figure for India could be US$400

couldn’t find anyone who would bet anything on Netflix not sticking to

million, based on amounts Netflix says it spent in previous years and its

that path.

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Reversal of Fortune Philippines’ free-TV network TV5 entered 2021 in its best position ever. President and CEO, Robert Galang, outlines why and what’s ahead, says it’s time for the country’s famed network wars to end, and highlights a slate that includes more original production and titles than ever. When Robert Galang awoke on the morning of Wednesday, 6 May 2020, he was, overnight, leading a station catapulted into second place after years of holding a steady – and largely trailing – third. In the course of less than 24 dramatic hours, broadcast behemoth ABS-CBN had been forced off air, the victim of a franchise battle fought and lost, and the Philippines had switched from three major broadcast TV players to two – GMA Network and the MediaQuest Holdings/PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund-owned TV5. Today, heading into the first anniversary of that tumultuous event, TV5 has returned to its general entertainment roots, jettisoned the pivots that took it down a sports-first path, inked airtime deals with one-time rival ABS-CBN, and – critically – has fast-tracked its national digital terrestrial TV infrastructure roll out. The station has seen an audience share increase

of

about

300%,

revenue

has

rocketed, and “we were able to reverse five years of revenue decline”, Galang, president and chief executive officer of both TV5 and pay-TV operation Cignal, says, describing the uptick as “hockey stick”.

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By the end of this year, TV5 will be more widely available across the

Of the Philippines' 21 million TV households, between 10 million and

country than it ever has been, Galang, now president and CEO of TV5

11 million use DTT boxes, about seven million use pay-TV platforms and

and pay-TV platform Cignal, says.

about three million use analogue antennae. “Households are shifting to

Not everything about TV5's newfound position is rooted in ABS-CBN's falling fortunes. The station's return to general entertainment last year, for instance, was approved months before ABS-CBN's fate was sealed.

DTT and pay TV,” he says. TV5 has fast-tracked its nationwide DTT network in view of the shift. By the end of this year, the nationwide DTT network will be complete – the

Galang says the free-TV market for sports turned out not to have the

fastest build in the Philippines, Galang says. He adds that the battle for

kind of scale or revenue that was initially hoped for. In 2019, station bosses

the free-to-air market will be fought on DTT. “We are creating excellent

took another look at the market and decided that the way forward

content but are currently still limited in our ability to reach people”.

should be all about general entertainment.

At the same time, the vacuum left by ABS-CBN was a “golden

“The decision to focus on entertainment was made before ABS-CBN's

opportunity” for TV5 to try to be a stronger broadcast player. “It

shutdown,” Galang says, at the same time emphasising the importance

encouraged us to invest more, not just in content creation but also more

of properties such as the Philippines Basketball Association (PBA) and the

in our DTT network,” Galang says.

U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) as well as news, along with

The DTT network enables six channels, including TV5, One Sports and

local leagues and events and, of course, the Tokyo Olympics. To tap the

tele-radio channel One PH. Three of the channels have not yet been

premium sports space, pay-TV platform Cignal operates the One Sports+

assigned.

channel. “We still have sports, and remain very much committed to supporting Philippines athletes, but it's not the main focus for TV5,” he says.

Whatever Cignal's growth (the platform now has three million pay-TV subscribers), Galang remains a firm supporter of free-to-air television, which he says is still the primary way to reach mass market Philippines.

Along with the content shift, an alliance with sister company, pay-TV

“Free to air remains strong,” he says, adding: ''Most homes only

provider Cignal, gave TV5 the kind of programming acquisition leverage

have one TV set in the house, and we are focusing on a broad mix of

it didn't enjoy while it was playing solo.

entertainment to cater to every member of the family”.

The initial strategy was more conservative than it looks today: Cignal

He acknowledges the responsibility of stepping up as a stronger free-

would provide some of the locally produced and acquired content

TV broadcaster in what has essentially become a two-player market with

that would be repurposed for free TV. And then, in May 2020, ABS-CBN

a few others. “It's a big responsibility to provide broad range of content

happened. Galang says events “presented us with an opportunity to

for the whole family,” he says. “News needs to be credible, objective

become more aggressive” with local content.

and reliable. Parents of single TV households need a sense of comfort

He talks about the benefits of mirroring consumption across multiple

and confidence in what their children will watch,” he adds.

platforms – including on Cignal's OTT platform, Cignal Play, and IP

Meanwhile, Cignal's production division, Cignal Entertainment, has put

licensing/syndication – along with the technology shift to digital terrestrial

its hand up for a share of regional licensing/acquisitions budgets, offering

television (DTT).

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to platforms outside of the Philippines.

improving,” he says.

“We have partnered with known and award-winning local and inter-

Could the addition of strong ABS-CBN properties dilute the unique

national production companies to make this possible. Cignal Entertain-

space TV5 could be building in the free-TV market? “At this point, we don’t

ment is ready to take on the challenge to become a strong content

see that,” Galang adds. While TV5 builds out its network infrastructure, he

provider in Asia,” the company says.

says he wants to attract people to TV5 and believes in being friendly to

Galang talks about the new mix of genres, including narrative and

all networks.

non-narrative, mixing game shows with a lighter kind of drama series

This is a revolutionary position in a market traditionally, dramatically

and comedy, and ongoing partnerships with domestic producers such

and emotionally divided between “Kapamilya” (ABS-CBN), “Kapuso”

as Viva, Brightlight, Regal, Cornerstone Entertainment, Spring Films and

(GMA) and “Kapatid” (TV5).

Archangel Media.

Galang says he will retain TV5's “Kapatid” (“sibling”) position. “I want

Among TV5 shows produced by Viva Communications for Cignal's Sari-

TV5 to be the welcome guest in the home, someone you always want

Sari are a Philippines version of Masked Singer (2020); a local version of

your children to be with, always welcome. It should be fun to have TV5

Banijay's The Wall (March 2021); an adaptation of NBCUniversal's 1000

inside your family, it should bring delight, joy, happiness,” he says.

Heartbeats (March 2021); and local versions of Fremantle formats – Rolling It In and Game of Talents (airdates to be announced). TV5 is also airing a local version of CJ ENM drama Encounter, about a complicated romance between a free-spirited ordinary man who seems

As the market changes, Galang says TV5 has been working with talent from GMA and ABS-CBN. “We do not support network wars. We are not intending to sign exclusive talent and we support talent being free to work with any network they want to”.

to have nothing and the wealthy CEO of a hotel who seems to have

“TV5 is driving the change in the old studio model. There is an

everything but is unhappy with her life. Encounter Philippines (March

opportunity to build a strong relationship with ABS-CBN in the same way

2021) is also produced by Viva.

as we are building relationships with other content producers. The rules

Running alongside TV5/Cignal content on TV5 are ABS-CBN prime-time

are being rewritten and there is a lot of merit in working with ABS-CBN”.

properties, such as long-running favourite FPJ Ang Probinsyano. These

In addition, Galang says, “we are providing work for the industry and

are simulcast on TV5 in a weekday blocktime deal with ABS-CBN, which

many who have lost jobs because of ABS-CBN's shutdown and the

has placed its content crown jewels everywhere it can as it figures out its

pandemic. We were most active in producing last year. The industry

future without a domestic broadcast franchise.

appreciates the fact that TV5 was there. Especially in 2020. People are

On the eve of ABS-CBN's broadcast exit, the long-running police action drama series FPJ's Ang Probinsyano (aka Brothers) remained unbeaten in primetime, earning 35.8% audience share (Kantar Media, 13 March 2020, total Philippines). FPJ Ang Probinsyano has run for more than 1,300 episodes since its premiere in 2015.

having a really difficult time. We are working with them on entertainment content – and during this pandemic, that’s what we need the most”. Similarly, with the belief that the video entertainment market is not a zero sum game, he welcomes the spike in streaming activity in the Philippines. “We see more and more people watching content via streaming with

Galang has no qualms about allowing ABS-CBN access to TV5 prime

the growth in the number of homes subscribed to fibre. It's an opportunity

time, and shows no fear or trepidation in the rise in ratings for the prime

for us, and provides another platform to distribute our content,” he says.

time block now occupied by the one-time rival's content. “We have to work with the best in the industry,” he says, stressing partnerships and collaborations that have allowed the network to debut ''so many new shows and titles, even in the midst of a pandemic”. He says ratings and audience share were up 300% from 2019 to 2020 and revenues grew by close to 400% (“even if we are still not making

Cignal's own platform, Cignal Play, leverages its relationship with Smart Communications, which is also part of the PLDT family. The streamer is a hybrid AVOD/SVOD platform. The next 12 months will see more and more local content across the entire week, driven by the expanded network coverage and TV5's refreshed market position.

money”), and are still improving with the introduction of new shows and

As we build our coverage, we see ourselves coming up with more and

coverage. He has high hopes for Q3 and Q4 of this year in terms of both

more local content for the entire week,” Galang says. TV5 will produce its

ratings and revenue.

own content and work with production partners. “People in the industry

“The airing of ABS-CBN has helped improve our ratings for the blocks and the programmes that come after it. In all the blocks, we are

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productioninterview

Worlds apart World of Himmapan breaks new ground for Thai TV production, with more than 5,000 CGI shots in an ambitious multi-dimension story set in a mythical forest. The series’ director, Taweewat Wantha, talks to Vanita Kohli-Khandekar about the latest BEC World/Channel 3 original production.

Thai filmmaker Taweewat Wantha is all about novelty in storytelling. His

wattanakul stars as forest master Singhol who, unbeknown to them, has

search for different kinds of stories has taken him from Sars Wars (2004)

orchestrated their dangerous journey.

about a mutant SARS virus in Africa to The Sperm (2007), about a teen-

World of Himmapan’s budget has not been disclosed, but the copious

age rock musician’s sperm that escapes and impregnates local women.

amounts of computer-generated imagery (CGI) from Thailand’s FatCat

There’s also 2013 horror film, Long Weekend, about a bullied boy who goes

Studios, could make it the Bangkok-based network’s most expensive show.

missing on a cursed island. And now, his latest work, ambitious CGI-laden

Ahead of the World of Himmapan’s debut on the international market,

TV series, World of Himmapan (Phihob Himmapan), for Thai broadcaster

we spoke to Wantha about directing a series that goes to places he has

BEC World/Channel 3.

never been before and charts new paths for Thai TV production.

The series tells the story of Pim (played by Matira “Yam” Tantiprasut), whose quest for a legendary stone with the powers to heal her father leads

Your choices of stories is rather eclectic. What drives them? “I try to see

her into the beautiful but dangerous Himmapan forest. Over 17 episodes

if I can convey Thai stories internationally. There has to be novelty in the

of 85 minutes each, her search unearths secrets and connections from

series/films; they have to be different from the current ones.”

past lives and universal human desires and conflicts. The series once again pairs Tantiprasut and Thai singer/actor, Louis Scott,

What attracts you to films? ”My family owned a chain of convenience

perhaps best known for his role as Constantine Phaulkon in 2018 Thai

stores. And it was impossible for us to shut the stores for long and take a

blockbuster series Love Destiny. The two co-starred in 2018 Thai romcom

holiday. So every time we wanted a break we went to the movies. I have

Tai Peek Pak Sa.

been watching a lot of movies from the age of two. That is how my interest

In World of Himmapan, Scott plays Krit, a handsome and stubborn hunt-

in stories and storytelling was born.”

er Pim hires to guide her through the unchartered terrain. Suriyont Arun-

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How did you move into television production? “TV and films have different

Opposite page: Matira Tantiprasut and Louis Scott; Above: Taweewat Wantha, Director

target groups. With films the main audience is teenagers, but TV has different age groups. It is more challenging. Cultures can spread quicker and be presented in a more contemporary way through TV. One day, Narit Yuvaboon (the producer of many series including World of Himmapan) asked me to do a TV series with him. That is how I started, from a one-off mini-series.” Do the two mediums (TV and films) demand different things from you? “Both require comedy and fantasy from me. So, I don’t think they’re different.” In a world where streaming and broadcast TV co-exist, how does your creative approach change based on format? “It has an effect on my concept of work development. Earlier we just had to compete domestically, now we have to compete with the rest of the world. But I think it’s good for the development of our work.” What attracted you most to the World of Himmapan? “My childhood dream of doing monster movies and adventures, like in the Indiana Jones, in the Avatar worlds, and teasing comedy that I’m good at.”

There’s a belief in Thai drama that if you used to be lovers in past lives, you will be in love again in this life. I presented another angle: if the hero killed the heroine in a past life, will he kill her again in this life?” Taweewat Wantha, Director, World of Himmapan

What did you want to highlight in the story? “There’s a belief in Thai dramas that if you used to be lovers in the past lives, you will be in love again in this life. In World of Himmapan, I presented another angle. If the hero killed the heroine in a past life, will he kill her again in this life?”

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Matira Tantiprasut in World of Himmapan

The World of Himmapan CGI was difficult, complicated, time consuming and required a large investment. For example, the flying bird called Garawaek, which appeared for all of six seconds, took several weeks to create.” Taweewat Wantha, Director, World of Himmapan

When you first read about the parallel universe, how did you visualise it? Did that vision change over the course of the series? “My first visual was… The Lord of the Rings. We had to do lots of preparation. World of Himmapan script was in development for almost two years. The production was much easier because we were well-prepared.” What does this series add to you as a creator? Is there anything you wish you had done differently? “World of Himmapan was a big challenge and there is still a lot more. What I did in the series was a big change for Thai TV series; I am satisfied with what we did. I hope that there will be more different kinds of stories that Thai series offer.” What role do you think World of Himmapan plays in the Thai entertainment industry? “World of Himmapan is different and very new to the Thai TV series world. There are lots of positive comments and reviews from audiences for our creative way of using CGI, how we made the story entertaining with knowledge about the forest. It was difficult,

What challenges did this level of CGI pose? “Since CGI was the first thing

complicated, time consuming and required a large investment. For ex-

needed to create a world in which this story exists, our very first challenge

ample, the flying bird called Garawaek, which appeared for all of six

was that every related section had to be planned well and work in a way

seconds, took several weeks to create.”

that enabled the CGI process. This is the first TV series with over 5,000 CGI shots; the most among Thai TV series.”

Which series have impressed you most recently? Which contemporary filmmakers/creators do you admire most? “In the past few years, I think

When telling a layered story like this, how do you ensure the CGI doesn’t

characters in the Thai TV series are clearer and they show their char-

overwhelm? “CGI helps support the World of Himmapan so that the audi-

acteristics to the fullest. In World of Himmapan, Love Destiny (highest

ence will believe that it really exists. I had to make sure that our storyline

rated TV series in 2018) and Nakee (award winning series in 2016 with

was strong enough, that audiences would be excited with our story. They

special effects by FatCat Studios too). Some of the filmmakers/creators

have to wait and see what the characters will face in the next phase of

I admire are… Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, John Landis, Sir Alan

their journey.”

Parker, Peter Jackson, Adrian Lyne and Robert Zemeckis.”

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A+E Networks® is a global content company comprised of some of the most popular and culturally relevant brands in media including A&E®, Lifetime®, The HISTORY® Channel, Lifetime Movies, FYI™, VICELAND®, Blaze™ and Crime+Investigation®. A+E Networks’ portfolio extends across platforms and genres, with a long-form production division, A+E Studios™; film division, A&E IndieFilms®; and A+E Digital®, encompassing watch apps, games and SVOD. A+E Networks’ channels and branded programming reach more than 335 million households in over 200 territories in 42 languages. A+E Networks is a joint venture of Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst.

A+E Networks Asia 18 Purvis Street #02-01 Singapore 188597 @LifetimeAsia @HISTORYasia @historyasia @lifetimeasia

Who’s Who...

Steve MacDonald President, Global Content Sales & International Patrick Vien Group Managing Director, International Saugato Banerjee Managing Director, Asia-Pacific John Flanagan GM, Japan YoungSun Soh GM, Korea Glen Hansen Senior Vice President, Head of International Content Distribution, Asia Pacific Pooja Nirmal Kant Director, International Content Sales, Asia Pacific

Covid vs. The World

Genres Scripted, factual entertainment, documentaries, docu-dramas, crime, lifestyle, movies and formats

Outlook for 2021 “The power of IP continues to dominate just as OTT/ IPTV rights become a significant part of the content sales ecosystem. With this continued area of growth worldwide, A+E Networks is able to flex the strength of its global catalogue, which now includes even more local productions from Asia. Our investment in production will continue to increase with a focus on high quality unscripted and scripted shows. In the APAC, we continue to build upon our successful Korean productions, Japanese documentaries, original unscripted shows in India and brand new shows in Southeast Asia.”

Asia focus in 2021 Asia continues to be a growth market for A+E Networks, and as our team innovatively pivots to deal with the impact of a lingering Covid world, we are looking at new opportunities to create compelling stories from this region that inspire our target audience. Partnerships will be key to building volume in the emerging content ecosystem, and we continue to work with a number of clients in the region to produce sought-after, regionally relevant content.” Saugato Banerjee, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific

Top shows are… Dramaworld Dramaworld, a drama series by A+E Networks Korea, is a fantasy, romcom universe that follows the adventures of a 20-year-old American girl who gets sucked into her favorite Korean drama through her smartphone. Episodes/length: 13x50 mins

Dramaworld

Covid vs. The World This feature delves into how experts across Asia and the U.K. worked tirelessly around the clock to combat the micro-pathogen, and the concerns and opinions of public and political figures. It shows viewers how the disease has affected people on the frontline, through survivor and healthcare professionals’ personal testimonies. Length: 60 mins Feature Length Documentary

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War reaps unthinkable suffering not only on combatants, but also on civilian populations. This documentary shines a light on the people of Japan who endured a torment unprecedented in human history that reverberates across society, and explains why the Japanese cling to peace to this day. Length: 60 mins Feature Length Documentary

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Genres We have something for everyone Genres across all something our production comWe have for everyone panies and our partners from across all our production comscripted series lifestyle,from docupanies and ourtopartners mentaries, entertainment as well scripted series to lifestyle, docuas formats and scripted formats. mentaries, entertainment as well as formats and scripted formats.

Production Over the past 12 months, we Production

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have continued increase Over the past 12 to months, weour drama offerings and currently, have continued to increase our we planofferings to haveand overcurrently, 20 primeIt’s A Sin drama time drama series delivered in we plan to have over 20 primeIt’s A Sin 2021. Some examples include time drama series delivered in It’s A Sin (made by Red Production Company for Channel 4 and HBO and with a castby including Olly Alexander, Stephen 2021. Some examples include It’swonderful A Sin (made Red Production Company for Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In ProducChannel 4 and HBO and with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen tions and starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan AustraFry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In Produclia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black tions and starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan(from AustraTwo Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adlia byBrothers Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from ewunmi ). We also have some of our wonderful scripted series returning including Two Brothers Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel AdBaptiste, Creatures Great Small and Vanscripted der Valk. ewunmi ).All We also have someand of our wonderful series returning including Baptiste, All Creatures Great and Small and Van der Valk.

Trends & Outlook 2021 “• Despite in some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 due to Trends & production Outlook 2021

COVID-19, local productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted “• Despite the production in some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 formats due to have been on a rise over the past few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. COVID-19, the local productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands been on a rise over the past few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions. • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands • Clients, producers and broadcasters despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions.want to produce content that is not only successful in their home but which travel in the region and beyond. • Clients, producers andcountry broadcasters wantcan to produce content that is not only As a result the type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. collaborations they of look for and the budget they and need are all impacted.” As a result the type projects clients, producers broadcasters work on, the collaborations they look for and the budget they need are all impacted.”

Asia focus in 2021 “Our is to continue the growth we have had in the region since we Asiaprimary focus focus in 2021

opened the office ago. Despite the various challenges in region 2020 we hadwe a very “Our primary focus4isyears to continue the growth we have had in the since successful years, thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger opened the office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very and stronger andthanks the various and partnerships we have established.” successful years, to thecollaborations All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.”

Top shows are… Top shows are… It’s A Sin A of love, life and loss. A group of queer young men come together in It’sstory A Sin

London inlove, the early 1980s. are all for themselves a future A story of life and loss.They A group ofsearching queer young men comeand together in filled with freedom and love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them with harsh London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled realities. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) with freedom and love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them with harsh /realities. HBO Max (U.S.)Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) Genre: / HBO Max (U.S.)

The Cube Made all the more timely as it can be filmed with social distancing in place, The The Cube

Cube’s inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as Made all the more timely as it can be filmed with social distancing in contestants place, The complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. Cube’s inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as contestants Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: ITV (U.K.) complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: ITV (U.K.)

Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered Superstar GordonUnchartered Ramsay takes food as far as it can go in a succession of Gordonchef Ramsay: Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered

globe-trotting in this takes thrilling culinary series Peru,of Superstar chefadventures Gordon Ramsay food as farexpedition as it can go in aacross succession Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment, globe-trotting adventures in this thrilling culinary expedition series across Peru, Documentary. 6x60New mins. Broadcaster: National Laos, Morocco,Episodes/length: Hawaii, Alaska and Zealand. Genre: FactualGeographic Entertainment,

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All3Media International is the distribution arm of All3Media group and manages aInternational distribution catalogue spanning than 15,000 hours All3Media is the distribution armmore of All3Media group and of content across all genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling drama manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours series Midsomer quality scripted content includesdrama Fleabag, of content acrossMurders, all genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling The Missing, Skins, Mystery Road, Liar and National Treasure. Nonseries Midsomer Murders, quality scripted content includes Fleabag, Scripted andSkins, Format highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, The Missing, Mystery Road, Liar and National Treasure. NonGordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, The Cube and Scripted and Format highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, Travel Guides. Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, The Cube and


ATV is part of Turkey’s largest media group (TMG), operates in television and radio broadcasting, newspaper and magazine publication and printing. Its flagship TV Channel, ATV, was launched in 1993. ATV is the leading channel in Turkey and focuses on prime-time high-quality drama series that are exported to almost 100 countries worldwide. The channel is renowned for its enthralling dramas, hilarious comedies, action-packed series and engaging programmes – all of which are produced at the highest quality.

ATV Guzeltepe Mahallesi, Maresal Fevzi Cakmak Caddesi, B Blok, No:29/1/1, Eyupsultan, Istanbul, Turkey T: +90 212 354 37 01 W: www.atvdistribution.com @atvdistribution @atvdistribution

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Müge Akar Content Sales Deputy Manager E: muge.akar@atv.com.tr T: +90 212 381 25 07 Gözde Dinç Özcan Content Sales Specialist E: gozde.dinc@atv.com.tr T: +90 212 354 37 58

Genres Turkish Drama, Historical Period Drama

Productions New mini-series, Maria & Mustafa (58x45 mins), has been added to our catalogue. The eyecatching drama is the story of a Colombian lady falling in love with Turkish local man. The series was filmed at Capadoccia, an ancient region of Turkey.

Outlook for 2021 “Mini-series tend to find more room internationally, probably filling the gap in the slots and the wish to refresh TV screens more often. Historical drama is also on the rise and we are happy to answer to this request with our newly added The Ottoman. Drama is always on top with the most demanded genre and ATV was able to expand to Asia, with the most successful example of this genre Hercai.”

Top shows are… Müge Akar

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Asia focus in 2021 The main goal for 2021 to penetrate more into Asian countries. Indonesia and Bangladesh were a great start for us this year and we are hoping to see more ATV content in countries such as Malaysia, Vietnam and Japan. We will continue to be in touch with these countries as well as, promoting our catalogue to the others.” Müge Akar Content Sales Deputy Manager

The Ottoman Dündar is the most succesful man in politics after his brother Ertuğrul Ghazi. When his brother falls ill, a power struggle breaks out caused by a war of principality between the heroic and brave Osman, the youngest child of Ertuğrul Ghazi, and his uncle Dündar, who is good at statesmanship. Aygül, on the other hand, is responsible for women’s administration in the Kayi tribe, and she is in love with Osman. The brave and beautiful Bala Hanım is after some truths to protect her people. When Bala Hanım’s and Osman’s paths cross, they fall in love at first sight. Osman will fight internally and externally, both for the sake of Kayı tribe’s future and to rejoin Bala Hanım. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 185x45 mins (Season 2 on-going)

Hercai Reyyan is the granddaughter of Sadoglu family, one the strongest families in Midyat. After she falls in love with and marries Miran, the newlyweds go to their mansion to begin their new life. However, Miran ends the relationship after just one night. The reason is that Reyyan’s father killed Miran’s parents many years ago. Miran was brought up by his grandmother to take revenge for the deaths. Over time, the secrets are revealed and Reyyan and Miran try to appreciate their love despite all obstacles. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 250x45 mins (Season 3 on-going)

Lifeline Nefes was a child bride who was sold to a businessman.Captured by her husband, she has become the victim of violence with her son.She failed to escape from her husband.A businessman from the Blacksea region, Mustafa, travels to Istanbul to make new agreements with Vedat and he brings his family along with him.Mustafa and his family stays in Vedat’s house and Mustafa’s young brother Tahir notices that Nefes is effected by domestic violence.Unfortunately Tahir can’t do anything to help Nefes.However, Nefes makes plans again to escape from the house and she hides into Tahir’s van with her son. Tahir discovers these two fugitives in Trabzon and he doesn’t have a clue that he’ll get into a big battle to save them. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 207x45 mins

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Entertainment, Entertainment, We have something for everyone Formats, Lifestyle and across allComedy, our production comReality and our partners from panies scripted series to lifestyle, docuProduction mentaries, entertainment as well Banijay hasand over 45 active as formats scripted formats. productions and commissions per year in Asia alone, with highProduction lights the being: (India), The Over pastAarya 12 months, we Bridgecontinued Malaysia,to Humans China, have increase our Viewpoint Big Brother Philippines / Bigg Boss drama offerings and currently, India, Your Face over Sounds Familiar we plan to have 20 primeIt’s A Sin (Philippines time drama and seriesVietnam), delivered in MasterChef (multiple include markets)It’s A Sin (made by Red Production Company for 2021. Some examples and The Wall (Vietnam, Channel 4 and HBO andIndia). with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In ProducAsiaand focus in 2021 tions starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan Austra“We are looking to anand Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from lia by Everycloudforward Productions exciting year Pictures as we represent Two Brothers starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adthe newly Rights, ewunmi ). formed We also Banijay have some of our wonderful scripted series returning including which now the largest Baptiste, Allholds Creatures Great disand Small and Van der Valk. tribution catalogue. We hope to strengthen relationships Trends & our Outlook 2021 with RFDS: Royal Flying due Doctor ourDespite clients in Asia with a “• production inwider some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 to Service offering of the finished COVID-19, localprogrammes productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have and an of formats that caters to the rich linguistic and been onexpanded a rise over roster the past few years and we can seeregion’s this still growing in 2021. cultural diversity.” • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions. Top shows are… and broadcasters want to produce content that is not only • Clients, producers successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. Viewpoint As a result the type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the ® Based on an idea bylook Fleabag and Emmy award-winning director, Harry Bradbeer collaborations they for and the budget they need are all impacted.” (Killing Eve, No Offence) and co-created and written by Edgar award-winner Ed Whitmore (Safe Asia focus in House, 2021 Manhunt), this gripping five-part drama follows a tense police surveillance intogrowth a tightwe knithave Manchester community and “Our primary focus isinvestigation to continue the had in the region since we explores the whether everago. possible to observe thechallenges lives of others withwe true opened officeit4 isyears Despite the various in 2020 had a very objectivityyears, and zero effect. Genre: Crime Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins successful thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.”

RFDS: Royal Flying Doctor Service A gripping new action-drama on a grand scale, based in Australia’s red heart, Top shows are… where the modern-day heroes of the Royal Flying Doctor Service navigate pri-

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tend. onlife remarkable real-life andyoung filmedmen on location in and around A storyBased of love, and loss. A groupstories of queer come together in Broken Hill, this series captures the beauty and brutality of Australia’s vast centre London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled The Cube& Outlook 2021 Trends the doctors, nurses,ofpilots and support staff of them the RFDS with freedomwhere and love. But the onset the AIDS crisis confronts withnegotiharsh ateDrama. the unique challenges of5x60 emergency retrievals across some of Genre: Episodes/length: mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) 2021 has begun with a lotrealities. of the most inhospitable places in the country. Genre: Drama. Episodes/ HBO Max (U.S.) momentum. The meteoric/ rise length: 8x60 mins in the OTT business during the

The Cube pandemic has seen audiences Made all the Survivor more timely as it can be filmed with social distancing in place, The consume more content than ever Survivor is the and the original and best reality gameshow tests the Cube’s inherent dynamic entertainment value remain intact that as contestants before. It’s given content providers spirit of ordinary, and yet ex traordinary, people. Marooned on an complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. like ourselves, plenty of opportunities uninhabited tropical island, with little more than the clothes on their Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: ITV (U.K.) for both creation and collaboration; backs and their own animal cunning, every second of their advento narrate stories, create shows, tures as castaways will be recorded over a period of two months. As Unchartered mine library titles and forge new Gordon Ramsay: they catch their own food, build own shelter and order their own Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay takes food astheir far as it can go in a succession of partnerships.” Rashmi Bajpai, EVP Asia Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered

our castaways mustculinary compete in increasingly tests of globe-trottingsociety, adventures in this thrilling expedition series difficult across Peru, strategy, guile andand ruthlessness. Genre:Genre: Adventure Reality Format Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska New Zealand. Factual Entertainment, Documentary. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins. Broadcaster: National Geographic

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All3Media International is the distribution armrepresents of All3Media group and Independent global distributor, Banijay Rights, a world-class, manages a distribution catalogue spanning moreprogramming. than 15,000 hours multi-genre portfolio of 100,000 hours of standout of content across all genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling Leading distribution for the largest unscripted international drama creator series Midsomer Murders, quality scripted content includes and producer, Banijay, the division handles the exploitationFleabag, of The Missing, Skins, Mystery Road, Liar National Treasure. some of the planet’s best scripted andand non-scripted brands. NonScripted and Format highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, The Cube and Travel Guides.


Boat Rocker Studios (a division of global entertainment company Boat Rocker Media) creates, produces and distributes award-winning content and franchises across all major genres via its Scripted, Unscripted, and Kids & Family divisions. The Studio distributes and licenses thousands of hours of its own and third-party content worldwide. Boat Rocker owns or invests in companies in the entertainment industry that bolster the company’s strategic and operational goals, including Insight Productions, Jam Filled Entertainment, Industrial Brothers, and Untitled Entertainment.

Boat Rocker Studios 310 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario Canada, M5A 1K6 T: +1 416 591 0065 W: www.boatrocker.com

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Boat Rocker’s first co-produced animation Love Monster with Chinese partner, UYoung Media (China), and BBC (U.K.), premiered in 2020 with great success. In 2021, we will commence the production of Series 2 with tentative launch date in Q1 2022.

Henry Or SVP, Strategic Partnerships Asia E: Henry@boatrocker.com Kelsey Griffin Senior Manager, Global Sales & Marketing E: Kelsey@boatrocker.com Fabien Ching Manager, Global Sales & Licensing, Asia E: Fabien@boatrocker.com

Asia focus in 2021

Drama, Factual Entertainment, Reality, Competition, Science & Technology, Crime, History & Civilization, Travel & Adventure, Wildlife, Food, Home Renovation, Lifestyle, Sports, Documentary, and Kids Live Action & Animation

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Apart from co-production, Boat Rocker continues to explore opportunities to represent Asian content for global distribution. In addition to titles from Malaysia and Singapore that is currently part of the Boat Rocker catalogue, we have confirmed representation of Miwoo Media, a Korean documentary production house specialised in inspirational content to raise awareness on social issues in developing countries.

Trends & Outlook 2021

“The pandemic-driven recession has had a significant impact on our media industry. Advertising revenue is predicted to dip further in 2021 as the pandemic is not expected to end soon. With the economic shutdowns in many countries we will see linear broadcasters being cautious on acquisition of content. This pandemic has also accelerated the expansion of global streamers in Asia. Some services are launching earlier than their original plan, and others are focusing on investment in local production due to shortage of global content available from production delays.”

Boat Rocker will continue to focus on its factual and animation content distribution in Asia in 2021. This is an important year for Boat Rocker as we are launching 3 animated IPs in the global market including our flagship title – Dino Ranch. We will focus on brand expansion in key Asian territories to help drive our toys and consumer products business.” Henry Or, SVP, Strategic Partnerships Asia

Top shows are… Dino Ranch

Dino Ranch

Dino Ranch follows the action-packed adventures of the Cassidy family as they tackle life in a fantastical, “pre-westoric” setting where dinosaurs still roam. As the young ranchers learn the ropes, they discover the thrill of ranch life whilst navigating the great outdoors through unpredictable challenges. This thrill-a-minute series, packed with comedy and adventure, introduces kids to problem-solving, the foundations of forging life-long friendships, strengthening family and community bonds, and taking care of animals. Genre: Preschool, 3D Animation, Comedy/Adventure. Episodes/Length: 52x11 mins

Get Even

Get Even

To everyone else at Bannerman Independent School, Kitty, Olivia, Bree and Margot have nothing in common: they move in different circles, come from different backgrounds and care about different things. Except for the one thing that unites them – justice. Together, they form a secret group called D.G.M. to get back at school bullies and teachers alike. They Don’t Get Mad...they GET EVEN. Genre: Scripted, Live Action, Tweens/Teens. Episodes/Length: 10x30 mins

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Born in a country with an authoritarian government that represses its people to stay in power, Nageso escapes from Ethiopia and is now living in the refugee camp in Kenya. Despite the adversity he faces being a refugee, it is important to find hope in hard times. Nageso finds his in running – running towards the qualification for Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. Not a natural-born athlete, he and his team train hard hoping to spread the message to the world that everyone, not just refugees, should have hope for a better tomorrow. It is his only goal, and only dream that he is trying to accomplish with his one and only SNEAKERS. Genre: Documentary. Episodes/Length: 1x48 mins.

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Shows, Narratives, Mini-Series, Sports, We have something for everyone Documentaries, Lifestyle across all our production com-

Singapore 049145 Who’s who... T: +65 9459 2139 Maria Isabel Santillan W: www.all3mediainternational.com Vice President – Head of Cignal @all3media_int Entertainment E: IASantillan@cignaltv.com.ph Who’s who... Aileen Samson Sabrina Duguet AVP – Head of Syndication and EVP Asia Pacific Affiliate Sales E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com E: AGSamson@cignaltv.com.ph M: +65 9006 5865 Julie Dowding SVP Australia and New Zealand E: julie.dowding@all3media.com M:+61 412491633 Kit Yow Sales Manager Asia Pacific Territories: Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Maria Isabel Santillan Aileen Samson Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore & Taiwan E: kit.yow@all3media.com M: +65 9006 5016 Amreet Chahal Sales Manager Asia Pacific Trends & Outlook 2021 Territories: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Pan Asia, The rise of Asian Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and content, the Vietnam growing demand for E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com more narratives and M: +65 9186 9303 ©Objective Media Group and All3Media International

game shows, and the change in content consumption habits due to pandemic and digitization will open doors for more Asian content providers to showcase their own amazing content to Asia and the world. For Cignal The Cube Entertainment, we want to show more awesome Filipino entertainment that can travel to any platform from FTV, PayTV, Theatrical and all possible OTT windows that may emerge in the future.” © Studio Ramsay and All3Media International

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Cignal TV Inc. Launchpad, Sheridan St., All3Media International Mandaluyong City, Asia Pacific Office NCR Philippines One George street @CignalEntertainment 10-01

panies and our partners from Production scripted series to lifestyle, docuFor 2021, Cignal Entertainment is mentaries, entertainment as well excited to bring more engaging as formats and scripted formats. and compelling content from feature films, awesome mini-series, to excitThe Fabulous Filipino Brothers, Production A Film by Dante Basco ing reality and12 game show formats. Over the past months, we We have partnered with known and have continued to increase our award-winning internationdrama offeringslocal and and currently, al production companies to make we plan to have over 20 primeIt’s A Sin this possible. Cignal Entertainment time drama series delivered in is ready to take on theinclude challenge 2021. Some examples It’s AtoSin (made by Red Production Company for become a strong content provider Channel 4 and HBO and with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen in Fry,Asia. Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In Productions and starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan AustraAsia focus in 2021 lia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from “Cignal Entertainment will continue Resbak (Payback), A Film by Brillante Ma Mendoza Two Brothers Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adto expand its content distribution ef- wonderful scripted series returning including ewunmi ). We also have some of our forts to reach more audiences. We Baptiste, All Creatures Great and Small and Van der Valk. want to share universal, entertaining, and beautiful human stories Trends & Outlook 2021 and interesting shows that resonate “• Despite productionwill in some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 due to to everyone wherever they may are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have COVID-19, the local productions be. For want strengthen been on2021, a risewe over theto past few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. our presence in Southeast Asia and • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands North America, and in travel territories with despite the COVID-19 restrictions. a strong Filipino base.” • Clients, producers and broadcasters want to produce content that Unconditional is not only successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. Top shows As a result theare… type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the collaborations they look for and the budget they need are all impacted.”

The Fabulous Filipino Brothers The Filipino AsiaFabulous focus in 2021Brothers is a fresh take on romantic comedy. Told out of

order in four unique deal love wonsince and lost “Our primary focus is vignettes, to continuefour theFil-Am growthbrothers we have hadwith in the region we in the weeks leading up to a Filipino wedding. Set in Manila and Northern California, opened the office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very the eldest years, must take extreme measures International to put together money becoming for the wedding, successful thanks to the All3Media catalogue stronger leading him into a criminal world he knows nothing about. The middle brother, and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.” the wealthy one, seems to have it all, but a trip to Manila links him up with his first love, and temptation Top shows are… brews. The youngest brother, the wild child, meets a mysterious wedding guest who tantalises him like no other. And then the second eldest, from a devastating breakup, finally reaches out for his first date in It’s depressed A Sin years, who ends upand giving the biggest surprise of men his life. Length: 100 mins A story of love, life loss.him A group of queer young come together in London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled Resbak (Payback) with freedom and love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them with harsh Isaac became lowlife-motorcycle thief 5x60 to pay for his father’s debt, and is 4 forced realities. Genre:aDrama. Episodes/length: mins. Broadcasters: Channel (U.K.) to work for a local syndicate run by Rene, a local district leader from Manila. On / HBO Max (U.S.) the other hand, Jepoy, Rene’s nephew, holds an organisation, which Isaac is a part who resells reconditioned motorcycles as brand new. In the middle of a The of, Cube transaction, police entrap who is a with subject of its investigation that leads Made all thethe more timely as it Isaac, can be filmed social distancing in place, The to a hot pursuit operation. Length: 83 mins Cube’s inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as contestants complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. Unconditional Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: ITV (U.K.) The story of four kids who will go to adulting sooner than they expected. The eldest sister, who has to look after her siblings and cope with her own pregnancy. The Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered troubled older brother who has to dealfood with as survivor’s hisamother’s death. Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay takes far as itguilt canover go in succession of The younger sister who is secretly having a potentially scandalous affair, and the globe-trotting adventures in this thrilling culinary expedition series across Peru, youngest sibling Hawaii, who is going through an identity crisis. Episodes/length: 10x60 mins Laos, Morocco, Alaska and New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment, Documentary. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins. Broadcaster: National Geographic

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Cignal Entertainment is the film and television production of and All3Media International is the distribution arm of All3Mediaunit group Cignal TV,aInc. the leading pay-TV spanning provider inmore the Philippines, manages distribution catalogue than 15,000whose hours vision is to inspire and empower Filipinos by creating high quality of content across all genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling drama original content, Murders, deliveredquality in the most awesome are series Midsomer scripted contentmanner. includesWe Fleabag, a hub for collaboration and an innovator that aims to provide The Missing, Skins, Mystery Road, Liar and National Treasure. Noncompelling differentinclude audiences worldwide. Scripted andcontent Formatto highlights Gogglebox, Undercover Boss,


Cineflix Rights is the U.K.’s largest independent TV content distributor, providing premium programming from leading international producers to more than 500 broadcasters and platforms worldwide. Our diverse catalogue spans the full range of factual genres, as well as scripted series and formats. Established in 2002, Cineflix Rights is based in London and part of the Cineflix Media group of companies.

Cineflix Rights London Office: 1 Lorenzo Street London, WC1X 9DJ United Kingdom T: +44(0)20 3179 5050 W: www.cineflixrights.com @CineflixRights @CineflixMedia @Cineflix

Who’s who...

Chris Bluett SVP, Sales, Asia Pacific & Benelux E: cbluett@cineflix.com Tom Misselbrook SVP, Scripted Sales & Development E: tmisselbrook@cineflix.com

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Our offering to Asian buyers spans most factual genres including travel and adventure, food, wildlife and natural history, home and design, and other lifestyle programming alongside our true crime content. On the scripted side, we have a strong slate of returning English language and international dramas and scripted formats with themes including crime, international espionage and political thrillers.

Trends & Outlook 2021

Buyers are looking for their usual mixture of local productions and big studio content to keep primetime eyeballs on screens. However, Covid-19 has caused production delays across the globe, so broadcasters are also looking for volume at a fair price to support gaps in their linear schedules and VOD platforms. Standalone VOD platforms are on the rise as studios and major tech companies drive towards a direct-to-consumer model. The proliferation and growth of local services throughout Asia means demand for content has never been higher for both SVOD and AVOD platforms – with the latter core to broadcasters’ overall offering, which is reflected in the deal terms being pushed by buyers.

Asia focus in 2021

Chris Bluett

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Demand for premium quality, ready-to-go series is high and Cineflix is perfectly positioned to deliver on this with our incredibly diverse catalogue. We will continue to work closely with our regular clients and ensure their programming needs are met from our current slate and new content from our producer partners acquired throughout the year. Alongside this, we will be focused on building our client base across the new VOD platforms. From a scripted perspective we’ve had a lot of recent success off the back of shows like Tehran and Coroner, and we’re looking to grow our scripted brand in the region with existing dramas and the exciting series coming through our pipeline.

Top shows are… Coroner

Coroner

Inspired by the best-selling series of books by M.R. Hall, Coroner is a characterdriven, procedural series about Dr. Jenny Cooper (Serinda Swan), a recently widowed, newly appointed coroner who investigates suspicious, unnatural or sudden deaths in Toronto. The show is a huge international success, airing globally on CBC, The CW Network, Channel 4, Sky Witness, and NBCUniversal International Networks. Episodes/Length: Seasons 1-3, 26x60 mins. Produced by Muse Entertainment, Back Alley Films, and Cineflix Studios for CBC, Canada.

Timeline of the Century

Timeline of the Century

Counting down the most iconic moments of the past 20 years, Timeline of the Century explores the extraordinary characters and events of the new millennium that have shaped society and transformed the world as we know it. From the birth of Facebook, the Indian Ocean Tsunami, the Arab Spring, Barack Obama, and the election of Donald Trump, to the spread of the global pandemic and environmental champion Greta Thunberg, every episode charts the epic triumphs and tragedies that have both inspired and left deep scars for years to come. Featuring pivotal protests, natural disasters, and mind-blowing scientific advances, Timeline of the Century is a riveting recap of how we got here. Episodes/Length: 6x60 mins. Produced by CIC Media for A+E, Latin America.

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Rolling past snow-capped peaks, fairy-tale castles, and incredible natural wonders, The World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys is an unforgettable ride through some of the most spectacular landscapes on Earth. From New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and the sweeping Scottish Highlands, to a Mexican odyssey, an Arctic expedition, and a luxurious African safari, it’s a breath-taking adventure. Along the way, we meet the engineers who keep these trains running and the many characters who work, travel, and live along these exotic and far-flung routes. Episodes/length: Seasons 1-3, 26x60 mins + 3x60 mins special. Produced by BriteSpark Films for Channel 5, UK.

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Sabrina RoxanneDuguet J. Barcelona EVP Asia PacificWorldwide Division Vice President, E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com (Content Sales, Syndication and Distribution) M:rjbarcelona@gmanetwork.com +65 9006 5865 E: Reena G. Garingan Julie Dowding Adviser for Content Sales, Syndication, SVP Australia and New Zealand Partnerships and Distribution E: julie.dowding@all3media.com E: rggaringan@gmanetwork.com M:+61 412491633 Joseph Kit Yow Jerome T. Francia First President, International SalesVice Manager AsiaGMA Pacific (Linear Channel and Territories: Brunei,Distribution China, Hong Kong, Content Syndication) Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, E: jtfrancia@gmanetwork.com Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore & Dennis Taiwan Augusto L. Caharian President and COO, GMA New Media E: kit.yow@all3media.com E: dingdong.caharian@gmanmi.com M: +65 9006 5016 Jose Mari R. Abacan Amreet Chahal First Vice President Program Sales Manager Asiafor Pacific Management (Content Acquisition) Territories: Bangladesh, Cambodia, E: jrabacan@gmanetwork.com India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Pan Asia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com M: +65 9186 9303 ©Objective Media Group and All3Media International

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Trends & Outlook 2021

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First, we expect the further phenomenal growth in streaming video services, both SVOD and AVOD, to continue in The Cube 2021, without eroding the value of linear programming in traditional free and pay TV in Asia. Second, there will be more of the short, limited series due to restrictions in production activities under the new normal. Finally, we see more partnerships and co-production deals taking place among key players in the industry in order to produce quality content for specific platforms.”

Genres We sell drama, romance, romantic Genres

comedy, andfor action-advenWe have fantasy, something everyone ture series. We also have across all our productionlifestyle com- and factual content, as well as scripted panies and our partners from and non-scripted formats. scripted series to lifestyle, docu-

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GMA Network Inc. GMA Network Center All3Media International EDSA corner Timog Avenue, Diliman, Asia Pacific Office Quezon City, 1103 Philippines One George street T: +632 8333 7633 10-01 E: GWI@gmanetwork.com Singapore 049145 W: www.gmanetwork.com T: +65 9459 2139 www.gmaworldwide.tv W: www.all3mediainternational.com @GMANetwork @all3media_int @gmaworldwidediv

mentaries, entertainment as well Production as formats and scripted formats. GMA’s first original production for 2021 is The Lost Recipe (25x45 mins Production approx.), a fantasy-romance Over the past 12 months, we series about a chef who time have continued tomagically increase our travels to the past and unintentiondrama offerings and currently, ally stealsto a have famous recipe, changing we plan over 20 primeIt’s A Sin and messing things up in the present time drama series delivered in time. series increased the view2021. The Some examples include It’s A Sin (made by Red Production Company for ership of GMA’s second free-to-air Channel 4 and HBO and with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen The Lost Recipe channel, GTV. ItHarris continues to be aHawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In ProducFry, Neil Patrick and Keeley trending on Emily socialWatson media, and with Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan Austrations andtopic starring netizens raving about how unique lia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from and refreshing the show is. Two Brothers Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adewunmi ). We also have some of our wonderful scripted series returning including

Asia focus in 2021 Great and Small and Van der Valk. Baptiste, All Creatures

“We wish to strengthen our partnership with & major players2021 in SouthTrends Outlook east Asia, China and India; partner “• Despite production in some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 due to with major OTT players in the region COVID-19, the local productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have and presence beendevelop on a riseour over the pastin few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. Central Asia.” • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions. Top shows are... and broadcasters want to produce content that is not only • Clients, producers successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. IAsCan See You a result the type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the I Can See You An anthology thrilling stories collaborations of they look for andthat the budget they need are all impacted.” use a common visual storytelling device – a camera (drone, cellAsia focus in 2021 phone, CCTV, etc.) as the silentthe growth we have had in the region since we “Our primary focus is to continue witnesses to tales of love and mysopened the office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very tery. The stories bring into play how successful years, thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger human curiosity compels people to and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.” observe others through a lens, and how often capture moTop cameras shows are… ments that our eyes fail to see. Episodes/length: 4 series of 5x30 It’s A Sin Legal Wives mins (Season 1) A story of love, life and loss. A group of queer young men come together in London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled Legal Wivesand love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them with harsh with freedom A cultural dramaDrama. about Ishmael, an upright5x60 Muslim man who marries Channel three different realities. Genre: Episodes/length: mins. Broadcasters: 4 (U.K.) women – the first one, to fulfill his family duty; the second one, because of true / HBO Max (U.S.) love; and the third one, to save the honour of a friend’s daughter. Complications and The conflicts Cube arise and Ishmael faces the challenge to keep his family together and achieve among his three wives.with Episodes/length: 40x45 approx. Made all the harmony more timely as it can be filmed social distancing inmins place, The

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Cube’s inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as contestants The First Nanny complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. An aspirational an ordinary woman gets to lead an extraordinary life Episodes/length:story 8x60ofmins. Broadcaster: ITVwho (U.K.) as the nanny of the children of a widower Philippine Vice President who eventually becomes byUnchartered succession and election. Through social and familial Gordon President Ramsay: obstacles and struggles, the relationship between nanny country leader of Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay takes food as far as it canand go in a succession prevails and blossoms into something beautiful, heartwarming and exciting. globe-trotting adventures in this thrilling culinary expedition series across Peru, Episodes/length: 35x45 mins approx. Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment,

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Marking its 71st year in the broadcast industry this year, GMA Network Inc. is the Philippines’ largestisand trustedarm media company,group and and All3Media International the most distribution of All3Media the primary source of Filipino content around the world. Through its manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours Worldwide division, International, and GMA New Media, of content across allGMA genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling drama GMA content is seen in over 40 countries in five continents. Its lineseries Midsomer Murders, quality scripted content includes Fleabag, up varied Skins, programmes and inspire viewers worldwide. Theof Missing, Mysteryentertain Road, Liar and National Treasure. NonGMA’s dramas and telenovelas are known for their daring, uncharted Scripted and Format highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, themes, Ramsay’s which offer a Hell rich and array of emotional Gordon 24viewers Hours to Back, The Cubeexperiences. and


JKN Global Media Public Company Limited (JKN) is Thailand’s leading global content distribution and broadcast company. JKN distributes content from Asia (specialising in content from India and the Philippines) in Thailand through digital TV, cable/satellite, OTT platforms, publishing and merchandising. JKN, together with its subsidiaries, also engages in content distribution and licensing management business globally. It additionally provides advertising services, including airtime media buying service, produces TV programmes, events and distributes feature films in Thailand.

JKN Global Media Public Company Limited (JKN) JKN Gallery Salaya Building, 45/14 Moo 1 Songkanong, Sam Pran District, Nakhon Pathom 73210, Thailand T: +66 3431 0569 W: www.jknglobal.com www.jknworldwide.com @JKN_Official

Who’s who...

Anne Jakrajutatip Chief Executive Officer E: anne@jknglobal.com Angie Jakrajutatip Head of Content Acquisition T: +66 87 999 0799 Banpot Chawangorn Chief Investment Officer/ Head of International Sales T: +66 81 830 0678 E: banpot@jknglobal.com Sarosha Pornudomsak MD, JKN News Co., Ltd. T: +66 81 562 6262 E: sarosha.p@jkncnbc.com

Genres

Drama, Romcom, Fantasy, Action-Adventure, Telenovela, Horror, Film, Documentary and lifestyle shows

Production

JKN is currently developing original productions in the drama series Prince of Ayodhya and lifestyle shows. Additionally, we have licensed Project Runway Thailand for broadcast in Thailand and distribution outside of Thailand. We are open to co-productions for long- or short-form content that features the beauty and cuisine of Thailand.

The Unidentical Twins

Outlook for 2021

“We believe that Thai Lakorn will be stronger in 2021. The talents and storytelling from our Dare to Love Thai line-up have done very well in the Asian region, supported by strong fan clubs and platforms. Romance drama and comedy with handsome actors is still the favourite. We have a couple of shows in 2021 that portray love between older women and younger men. Lastly, BL (boy love) dramas will grow from strength to strength.”

Asia focus in 2021

“Our focus is very much on the ASEAN and North Asia region but with a strong emphasis on LATAM and Europe. JKN is focusing on all Asia markets and markets outside Asia, such as Europe and Latin America. We are also pleased to introduce JKN’s originals and selected content from Channel 8, Thailand.”

Top Shows are… The Unidentical Twins Anne Jakrajutatip

Angie Jakrajutatip

Born with the same beauty, but bitterness and jealousy set them apart. Born as identical beautiful twin girls with very different personalities and fates. Duanyard, the older twin, chooses the fast lane of celebrity life. She is self-centered and selfish, while her sister, Pilasluck, is cheerful, loves nature and the simple country life. Unfortunately, Duanyard’s fate starts going down a slippery slope and she is forced to live in a brothel. Though separate, their lives intertwine in a web of deception and lies. They may share the same genes, but their fate and end are not the same as they are two of a different kind. Episodes/length: 18x85 mins

World of Himmapan Banpot Chawangorn

Sarosha Pornudomsak

In the shadows of the forest lies a hidden tale of the forbidden. World of Himmapan, a 2021 fantasy adventure series, takes you to the mythical Himmapan forest of magic and danger that conjures mythical creatures. Linked by karma, Pim hires a handsome but stubborn hunter named Krit to guide her through the uncharted Himmapan forest to hunt for the legendary mystical stone ‘Ulogmanee’, which has magical powers that can heal her father’s ailment. Unbeknown to them, Singhol, the forest master, has orchestrated their dangerous journey. Pim and Krit discover their past life connections – love and hatred for each other – and realise humans’ capacity for cruelty, compassion and true love. Episodes/length: 17x85 mins

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When you dare to lose, you will dare to love. Tisha is an enthusiastic lawyer who works 24/7 to become the first female partner, competing with her colleague, Camelia. Romance takes a back seat for Tisha, despite being courted by the firm’s MD, until Que walks into her life once again. Que is an intern lawyer whom Tisha is trying to hide her past and feelings for. She is afraid that getting involved with Que will impede her career growth. Despite their differences in age, position and social status, not to mention various opinions from people around them, love blossoms. Will Tisha choose her love or her life-long career goal? Episodes/Length: 16x85 mins

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Sabrina Duguet Kerim Emrah Turna Executive Director EVP Asia Pacific Mikaela Perez Sales Manager E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com Americas & Spain M: +65 9006 5865 Selim Türkmen Sales Manager Western Julie Dowding Europe, MENA & Africa SVP Australia and New Zealand Ekin Koyuncu Sales Manager CEE E: julie.dowding@all3media.com Salmi Gambarova Sales Executive M:+61 412491633 Russia & CIS Kit Yow Gamze Utma Sales Executive Asia Sales Manager Asia Pacific Burcu Anis Sr. Marketing & Operations Territories: Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Executive Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Burcak Coskundeniz Traffic Manager Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore & Taiwan E: kit.yow@all3media.com M: +65 9006 5016 Amreet Chahal Sales Manager Asia Pacific Territories: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Pan Asia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Kerim Emrah Turna Mikaela Perez Vietnam E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com M: +65 9186 9303 ©Objective Media Group and All3Media International

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Genres Premium Drama, Family Drama, Medical Drama, Genres

Historical Drama, Romantic Comedy We have something for everyone across all our production comOriginal Production/Co-Production panies and our partners from Hekimoglu S02 Produced by Ojo Pictures scripted series to lifestyle, documentaries, entertainment as well Asia focus in 2021 as formats and isscripted formats. “Turkish Drama the industry’s rising star for 16 years

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Kanal D International 100. Yıl Mah. 2264. Sk. All3Media International Demiroren Medya Asia Pacific Office Center Apt. One No:1/21 George 34218 street Bagcılar, Istanbul, Turkey 10-01 T: +90 212049145 413 6090 Singapore W: https://kanald.international/ T: +65 9459 2139 @company/kanal-d-international W: www.all3mediainternational.com @kanaldinternational @all3media_int @KanalDsales

and KDI has the widest catalogue. We have been inProduction troducing the world to Turkish content for 16 years as Over past 12 months, wethe great success of Kanalthe D International. After have continued to increase our Turkish dramas, in 2018 we created Kanal D Drama, drama offerings and currently, the first 24/7 Turkish drama channel, under Kanal D we plan to have over 20toprimeIt’s A Sin International Networks, reach the end-user. Havtimeadrama series deliveredlibrary in ing huge, very successful gave us the op2021. Some include It’s A At Sinthe (made by Red Production Company for portunity to examples own our global brand. moment Channel 4 and arm HBOof and a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen the distribution thewith company continues its Fry, Neil Patrick Harristhe and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In ProducB2B activities under brand Kanal D International tions Kanal and starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), and D International Networks is the name of Eden (made for Stan Australia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from the business line that holds all linear assets targeting B2C. In two years we starring have reached 13 countries Two Brothers Pictures Joanneto Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adin West Europe, CEE, LATAM and In 2021scripted we ewunmi ). We also have some of the our U.S. wonderful series returning including would likeAlltoCreatures include Asia among our continents.” Baptiste, Great and Small and Van der Valk.

Top shows are… 2021 Trends & Outlook “• Despite production in some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 due to Hekimoglu COVID-19, the local productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have The local of the the past hit U.S. scripted series been on aversion rise over few years and weHouse can see this still growing in 2021. M.D. starring Timuçin Esen as Ateş Hekimoğlu, an ac-are also in high demands • Collaborations in productions and co-productions claimed infectious diseases nephrology physidespite the COVID-19 traveland restrictions. cian. With his team of three young doctors, • Clients, producers and broadcasters wantHekimoto produce content that is not only glu does whatever it takes to solve mostcan puzzling successful in their home country butthe which travel in the region and beyond. cases in histhe way. Genre: Medical Drama. Length:and S01 broadcasters work on, the As a result type of projects clients, producers 44 commercial hours, S02 On Air. collaborations they look for and the budget they need are all impacted.” Trailer: https://vimeo.com/40213773

Asia focus in 2021 Ruthless City “Our primary focus is to continue the growth we have had in the region since we

In Ruthless City, nobody is innocent without being opened the office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very tested. This is the story of two families: Seher Yilmaz, a successful years, thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger working-class widow and mother of three living with and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.” her mother-in-law in Antakya, a small city outside of Istanbul; and Agah Karacay, originally from Atakya, Top shows are… now wealthy, entitled and head of his family living in a mansion in glamorous Istanbul. The families cross It’s A when Sin Agah and Seher’s mother-in-law make paths A story of love, life and loss. A group queer young men come together in an indecent, sinful arrangement thatof tests every London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled family member, uncovers long-hidden secrets, and with freedom and love. But the onset of the AIDS shakes both families to the core, starting from the crisis confronts them with harsh realities. Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) momentGenre: when Seher steps foot into Agah’s mansion. Genre: Premium Drama. / HBO Max Length: 136(U.S.) commercial hours Trailer: https://vimeo.com/436382530

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Cube’sisinherent dynamic andfamily, entertainment value remain intact as contestants Kerem the son of the Yigiter one of Istanbul’s wealthiest families and the owners of a textile factory. Being butEntertainment, also a playboy,Gameshow. Kerem is complete physical challenges forsmart, cash handsome prizes. Genre: unable to win his father’s approval. Ayşe isITV a poor Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: (U.K.)girl working in the Yigiter factory. Ayşe decides for the first time in her life to do something good for herself, but something evil for Kerem. She creates a plot and forces him to marry her. The marriage Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered game, which as Ramsay a “love trap” a poor girl and a rich boy, now of Superstar chefstarted Gordon takesbetween food as far as it can go in a succession binds them forever. Genre:in Romantic Comedy. 136 commerical globe-trotting adventures this thrilling culinaryLength: expedition series acrosshours Peru, Trailer: https://vimeo.com/405824490 Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment, Documentary. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins. Broadcaster: National Geographic

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Kanal D International is the global business arm of Demirören Media Group, Europe’s leadingismedia organisation. 2018, Kanal D and All3Media International the distribution arm Since of All3Media group International has widened its presence in the content world with Kanal D manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours International Networks brand to reach the end-user. The distribution of content all genres. As its well as Britain’s top-selling drama arm of the across company continues activities under the brand Kanal D series Midsomer Murders, quality scripted content includes Fleabag, International and Kanal D International Networks is the name of the The Missing, Mystery Road,assets. Liar and National Treasure. business lineSkins, that holds all linear Kanal D Drama is theNonfirst Turkish Drama channel established in 13 countries inUndercover LATAM & Europe Scripted and Format highlights include Gogglebox, Boss, and the Ramsay’s first channel penetrated U.S. The market. Gordon 24 that Hours to Hell andthe Back, Cube and Travel Guides.


NBCUniversal Global Distribution is responsible for licensing NBCUniversal product to all forms of television and new media in the U.S., Canada and in 200+ territories internationally. This includes a rich library of over 4,500 films and 120,000 television episodes, including current and classic titles, unscripted, kids, sports, news, long-form and short-form programming from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Television, UCP, NBCUniversal International Studios, Sky Studios, NBC Late Night properties, DreamWorks Animation, Telemundo, and more, as well as locally produced content from around the world.

NBCUniversal Global Distribution W: www.nbcuni.com Singapore (Asia HQ): 10 Anson Road, #06-01, International Plaza, Singapore 079903 T: +65 6675 1296 Japan: Atago Greenhills MORI Tower, Atago 2-5-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-6208 Japan T: +81 3-6860-8967 Korea: 16th Fl., Tower 8 Bldg. 7 Jongno 5-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03157 Korea U.S.A.: 100 Universal City Plaza; Bldg.1440/ 10th Fl., Universal City, CA 91608, U.S.A. T: +1 818 777 1300

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Who’s who...

Trends & Outlook 2021

SALES Justin Che MD, Asia Pacific, Distribution & Networks E: Justin.Che@nbcuni.com Rajiv Dhawn SVP, Sales Liaison, Asia E: Rajiv.Dhawn@nbcuni.com Atsushi Miyasaka SVP, Sales Liaison, Japan & Korea E: Atsushi.Miyasaka@nbcuni.com Shreya Kapdi VP, Sales Liaison E: Shreya.Kapdi@nbcuni.com Barry (Bumsun) Choi Director, Sales Liaison, Korea E: Bumsun.Choi@nbcuni.com Jessy Tse Director, Sales Liaison E: Jessy.Tse@nbcuni.com Gorden Li Sales Manager E: Gorden.Li@nbcuni.com Yuki Yoshida Sales Manager E: Yuki.Yoshida@nbcuni.com PRODUCTION Linfield Ng VP, Format Sales Liaison E: Linfield.Ng@nbcuni.com INT’L MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS Pauline Bohm EVP, Int’l Marketing & Communications E: Pauline.Bohm@nbcuni.com

NBCUniversal Global Distribution licenses content of all genres (i.e.: drama, comedy, unscripted, talk, kids, sports, film, telenovela/super-series, news, etc.)

Production NBCUniversal Formats, a division of the Universal Studio Group, is the international sales division for all formats created within the production, broadcast and streaming divisions of NBCUniversal and Sky Studios, as well as select third parties. Key titles include The Secret Gameshow, which was co-produced and co-developed with Japan’s ABC TV and Korea’s Drive Thru OK, which NBCUniversal Formats acquired from Space Rabbit Co. Ltd to distribute worldwide. Launching this year will be 1000 Heartbeats in the Philippines; season three of Singer Auction and second seasons of Baggage, Who Is The Real Celebrity? and Crush in Vietnam; along with Thailand’s Hollywood Game Night’s Super Champ.

• “Growth of local and global streamers provide more opportunities for a variety of genres and languages, resulting in an uptick in consumption from our Sky, NBCU International Studios, and Telemundo catalogues.” • “Demand for U.S. feature films remain high due to limited theatrical releases.” • “Star-driven series with high production values and strong storylines are becoming more important as these have the ability to cut through the clutter in a very crowded TV landscape.”

Asia focus in 2021 “As we work to find programming solutions for our clients during a challenging year affected by COVID, we have developed our “Ready Now” catalogue that highlights our key drama, comedy, women-led, recognisable talent and teen viewing content that is ready to license. The categories are a result of early conversations with clients who were looking for new content ideas that would resonate with audiences during the pandemic. Many titles have local language versions available for most markets in Asia.” – Rajiv Dhawn (SVP, Sales Liaison, Asia for NBCUniversal Global Distribution).

Top shows are… The Equalizer Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah), an enigmatic woman with a mysterious background, uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. To most, McCall is an average single mom raising her teenage daughter. But to a trusted few, she’s The Equalizer – a defender of the downtrodden, who’s also dogged in her pursuit of personal redemption.

Law & Order: Organized Crime Elliot Stabler (Christopher Meloni) returns to the NYPD to battle organized crime after a devastating personal loss. However, the city and police department have changed dramatically in the decade he’s been away, and he must adapt to a criminal justice system amid its own moment of reckoning. Stabler will aim to find absolution and rebuild his life while leading a new elite task force that is taking apart the city’s most powerful criminal syndicates one by one.

Young Rock This comedy focuses on different chapters of Dwayne Johnson’s life. From growing up in a strong and resilient family, to being surrounded by the wild characters of his professional wrestling family, to playing football at the University of Miami, the show will explore the crazy events that have shaped Dwayne into the man he is today and the larger-than-life characters he has met along the way. 34

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Genres Fiction, factual, factual entertainGenres

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Red Arrow Studios International GmbH BetastrasseInternational 10c, Unterföhring 85774, All3Media Germany Asia Pacific Office T: +49George 89 9507street 7303 One W: screening.redarrowstudios.com 10-01 Singapore 049145 T: +65 9459 2139 Who’s Who... W: www.all3mediainternational.com Joyce Dröse @all3media_int Sales Manager (Asia, Africa, Nordics, Inflight) E: Joyce.Droese@redarrowstudios.com Who’s who... Sabrina Duguet EVP Asia Pacific E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com M: +65 9006 5865 Julie Dowding SVP Australia and New Zealand E: julie.dowding@all3media.com M:+61 412491633 Joyce Droese Kit Yow Sales Manager Asia Pacific Trends and focus forHong 2021Kong, Territories: Brunei, China, Indonesia,We Japan, Malaysia, areKorea, seeing an Mongolia,increased Myanmar, Singapore interest&in Taiwan our scripted formats E: kit.yow@all3media.com catalogue across M: +65 9006 5016 the region and are having Amreet Chahal several conversations about Sales Manager Asia Pacific remake collaborations in a Territories: Bangladesh, Cambodia, number of territories. Another big for usPakistan, in 2021Pan willAsia, India,focus Laos, Nepal, be AVOD. already Philippines, Sri We Lanka, Thailand do anda lot of business with the SVOD Vietnam players across the region E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com and a noticeable M: +65are 9186seeing 9303

Joyce Droese, Sales Manager (Asia, Africa, Nordics, Inflight)

ment, formats We have something for everyone across all our production comProduction panies and our partners from Red Arrow Studios International scripted series to lifestyle, docu- has a long history of local production mentaries, entertainment as well in Asia. Most recently ourformats. gameas formats and scripted show format You Deserve It has been particularly successful and is Production aboutthe to go eighthwe season Over pastinto 12 its months, in Vietnam. We also have a cohave continued to increase our development partnership with Nipdrama offerings and currently, ponplan TV intoJapan. One 20 of the fruits we have over primeIt’s A Sin of that partnership, the gameshow time drama series delivered in format Blockout, has been success2021. Some examples include It’s A Sin (made by Red Production Company for ful across the Asian region, airing in Channel 4 and HBO and with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam. Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In Productions and starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan AustraTop are… lia byshows Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from Two Brothers Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel AdDeparture ewunmi ). We also have some of our wonderful scripted series returning including A high-octane event series Baptiste, All Creatures Greatthat and Small and Van der Valk. follows the investigation into the Departure shocking& disappearance of Flight Trends Outlook 2021 716, a passenger planeinthat van“• Despite production some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 due to ishes over the Ocean. are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have COVID-19, theAtlantic local productions Features anrise all-star including been on a over cast, the past few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. Emmy Award winner Archie Panjabi • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands (The Good Academy despite theWife), COVID-19 travel Award restrictions. winner Christopher (Knives • Clients, producersPlummer and broadcasters want to produce content that is not only Out) and Kris Holden-Ried (Vikings). successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. Genre: Scripted Series. Episodes/ As a result the type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the length: Season they 1: 6x60 mins; Season collaborations look for and the budget they need are all impacted.” 2: Delivering in Fall 2021. Produced by Shaftesbury Greenpoint ProAsia focus inand 2021 ductions in association with Corus “Our primary focus is to continue the growth we have had inThe theWeekly: region Special since we Edition Entertainment for Global opened the office 4 years (Canada) ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very successful years, thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger The stronger Weekly: Special Edition and and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.” A powerful new collection of standalone, premium documentaries, driven by the unparalleled journalism and insight of The New York Times. The series features Top shows are… investigations, reporting, and character-driven stories from award-winning journalists It’s A at Sinthe iconic newspaper, bringing viewers around the world closer to the essential of our Weekly: Special Edition is from the team behind A story ofstories love, life andtime. loss. The A group of queer young men come together in the acclaimed, Emmy award-winning factual series The Weekly.and Genre: Factual. London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves a future filled Episodes/length: mins. bythe TheAIDS Newcrisis Yorkconfronts Times & Left/Right FX with freedom and8x60 love. But Produced the onset of them withfor harsh and HuluGenre: (U.S.) Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) realities. / HBO Max (U.S.)

Married at First Sight Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered

hands all of a team oftimely experts, their perfect partner. The couples then Made the more as who it canselect be filmed with social distancing in place, The meet for the first time at the altar. After the wedding and honeymoon, the marCube’s inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as contestants ried couples move challenges in together for andcash startprizes. their new lives. From the first kiss to the complete physical Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. first tears, cameras document their every ITV moment Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: (U.K.) as experts analyze the relationships. Six weeks of marriage later, the couples have to make a decision: stay together orRamsay: file for divorce. Married at First Sight has become the world’s most Gordon Unchartered watched chef relationship and takes one offood the as most highest-rating Superstar Gordonshow Ramsay fartalked-about as it can go inand a succession of formats of the adventures decade. It has been produced 30 territories. Genre: Reality globe-trotting in this thrilling culinaryinexpedition series across Peru, Format, also available tape and New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment, Laos, Morocco, Hawaii,asAlaska Documentary. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins. Broadcaster: National Geographic

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growth in AVOD players and opportunities too. Our reality series Married at First Sight is a huge, scheduledefining hit in many key territories across the world, both as a format and a tape, and we are seeing interest increasing across the Asian markets too. A focus for 2021 will be on building that brand further The Cube across the region.” © Studio Ramsay and All3Media International

Married at First Sight In Married at First Sight singles who have failed to find love put their hearts in the The Cube

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Red Arrow International Studios International is a world-leading distributor of and All3Media is the distribution arm of All3Media group scripted, formats and factual shows from a network of in-house and manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours third-party production companies. co-produces, of content across all genres. As wellThe as company Britain’s top-selling drama finances and distributes content to over 200 territories worldwide. series Midsomer Murders, quality scripted content includes Fleabag, Red Arrow Studios is Liar partand of Red ArrowTreasure. Studios, NonThe Missing, Skins, International Mystery Road, National a ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE company. Scripted and Format highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss,


Reel One International is the world’s largest producer and distributor of high-quality, commercial TV movies with over 100 titles released every year. We cater to female and family audiences, worldwide. We specialise in movies in the Thriller and Romance genres, as well as some Holiday/Christmas. Our movies air in every major country in the world, in both primetime and afternoon slots, including LIFETIME (USA), HALLMARK (USA), TF1 (France), CHANNEL 5 (U.K.). Our titles are loyal to your audience: stress-free, non-offensive, aspirational, with a positive message and are meant to make the audience travel to a new world.

Reel One International Shakespeare House, 168 Lavender Hill, London, SW11 5TG U.K. W: www.reeloneent.com T: +44 (0) 20 7801 6263 @ReelOneEnt @reeloneentertainment

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We produce and distribute over 100 movies every year, making us one of the leading suppliers of movies to major networks worldwide, including Lifetime and Hallmark in the U.S.

Sam Partner Acting Head of International Distribution E: SPartner@Reeloneent.com Andrew Stephen International Sales Manager, Asia, Africa and the Middle East E: AStephen@Reeloneent.com Ryan Scott Sales Coordinator E: RScott@Reeloneent.com

Reel One’s volume of TV movies is the largest in the world covering the Romance and Thriller genres, with some Christmas / Holiday. Our TV movies have recognisable cast and are positive and inspiring, often focusing on family, finding love, and overcoming adversity.

Production

Partnerships

Our programming is of proven success. We are to expand our business and partnerships in Asia, a market that has traditionally been very keen on thrillers and romances.

Rights

We own all rights to our titles, as well as having a steady flow of new titles being released every month. We are in a unique position to accommodate the needs of our clients.

HD/4K

All our Movies are available in native HD, and they all come with great promotional materials including posters, trailers, behind the scenes.

Trends & Outlook 2021

“With digital platforms attracting more viewers than ever in Asia, we see the natural demand for volume. We have seen a rise in demand for uplifting and escapist titles. Movies that are comfortable and easy to watch are attracting more viewers as well as films that provide positive emotions. With production in limbo, anything recently produced is at a premium. Viewers are desperate for fresh content, so will gravitate towards new titles, particularly films.”

Asia focus in 2021

“We want to establish ourselves as the primary destination for TV Movies in Asia. We are experts in our genres and provide a unique type of film that viewers want right now. As the largest independent producer in North America, we can adapt with ease to changing market trends and are able to listen to buyers and incorporate what they want.”

Top shows are… A Killer In My Home

Allison’s perfect world falls apart when her husband dies of a sudden heart attack. What she wasn’t expecting was him to announce on his deathbed that he has a secret family… Six months later Jenna and her teenage son Joshua arrive on Allison’s doorstep, they’re determined to be a part of her and daughter Hollie’s lives…no matter what!

Another Mother

After accepting his proposal, hospitality queen Kristen couldn’t be more excited to marry Ryan, and to become a mother to his 10-year-old daughter. But, when strange and deadly things start to happen around her, Kristen starts to worry whether she’ll ever see her wedding day at all…

Love Stories In Sunflower Valley

Kate has been a loyal assistant at a newspaper for five years. When one of her story ideas finally gets accepted, the assignment takes her back to her charming hometown of Sunflower Valley. But unexpectedly, handsome newcomer and long-time writer Drew is joining her. They work together and unravel a series of heart-warming love stories about the local town people. As they delve deeper into these tales of life and love, will they find their own? 36

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Sony Pictures Television 2/F, 14 Taikoo Wan Road All3Media International Taikoo Shing, Hong Asia Pacific Office Kong T: +852 2913 3788 One George street W: https://connect.sonypictures.com 10-01 @SPTVInternational Singapore 049145 @sptvintl T: +65 9459 2139 W: www.all3mediainternational.com @all3media_int Who’s who... Singapore: Brett Hogg Executive Vice President, Distribution Who’s who... & Networks, SPE – APAC Sabrina Duguet Singapore: Adam Herr EVP Asia Pacific Senior Vice President, Theatrical and E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com TV Southeast Asia and India M: Distribution, +65 9006 5865 E: Adam_Herr@spe.sony.com Julie Dowding Singapore: Julius SVP Australia andToh New Zealand Vice President, Sales, Distribution & E: julie.dowding@all3media.com Networks, Southeast Asia M:+61 412491633 E: Julius_Toh@spe.sony.com Kit Yow Mumbai: SonikaAsia Bhasin Sales Manager Pacific Vice President, International Territories: Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Distribution, India Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, E: Sonika_Bhasin@spe.sony.com Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore & Beijing: Taiwan Dai Huang Senior Vice President, Distribution, E: kit.yow@all3media.com Production Networks, China & Taiwan M: +65 9006&5016 E: Dai_Huang@spe.sony.com Amreet Chahal Seoul: Giro DooAsia Pacific Sales Manager Director, & Networks, South Territories:Distribution Bangladesh, Cambodia, Korea India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Pan Asia, E: Giro_Doo@spe.sony.com Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Tokyo: Iwao Saito Vietnam General Manager, Distribution, Japan E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com E: M:Iwao_Saito@spe.sony.com +65 9186 9303 Hong Kong: Tim Harris Vice President, Account Management & Marketing, APAC E: Tim_Harris@spe.sony.com Hong Kong: Beedo Chan Vice President, Account Management & Marketing, APAC E: Beedo_Chan@spe.sony.com

movies and TV series for across all genres, to our groundWe have something everyone breaking Asian content, to our across all our production com- globally recognised scriptedand andour unscripted formats and outstanding panies partners from animation programmes. scripted series to lifestyle, documentaries, entertainment as well Original as formatsproductions and scripted formats. A number of original productions as well as scripted formats are in various development stages in Mainland Production Chinathe and South Korea. The Over past 12 months, weShallows, a Chinese miniseries adaptation of our movie have continued to increase ourwith the same name, will start production Summer of this year. Another mini-series drama offerings and currently, based on our movie Anaconda we plan to have over 20 prime- is planning to comIt’s A Sin mence production in Q2 this year in China. time drama series delivered in 2021. Some examples include It’s A Sin (made by Red Production Company for Asia focus in 2021 Channel 4 and HBO and with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen “SPT has offices and dedicated teams across Asia Pacific, Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In Producand we continue to look for opportunities to work with tions and starring Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan Austraexisting and new platforms and services to support the lia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from industry, help maintain its vibrancy and allow more Two Brothers Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel Adpeople to have access to Sony’s amazing content.” ewunmi ). We also have some of our wonderful scripted series returning including Baptiste, All Creatures Great and Small and Van der Valk.

Top shows are…

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“• Despite production in some A compelling look at one of theAsian mostcountries restlessly slowing brilliant down in 2020 due to COVID-19, the local productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have men of all time, Leonardo gets inside the mind of the been on a rise over the past few years and we can see this genius, showing the drama behind his art, and exploring still growing in 2021. • in productions and co-productions a Collaborations tantalising mystery left unexplained by biographersare – also in high demands despite theof COVID-19 travel restrictions. the nature his relationship with the model Caterina da • Clients, producers broadcasters produce Cremona. Caterina’sand apparent murderwant – andtothe paint- content that is not only successful in their home country which full canoftravel ing’s disappearance – make for but a mystery twistsin the region and beyond. As a turns resultthat the type and broadcasters work on, the and takesof usprojects throughclients, the keyproducers years of Leoncollaborations they look for and the budget they need ardo’s artistic life, leading to a thrilling climax nearly as are all impacted.” ingenious as one of Leonardo’s own creations. Asia focus in Episodes/length: 2021 Genre: Drama. 10x60 mins “Our primary focus is to continue the growth we have had in the region since we opened Coyotethe office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very successful years, thanks to the All3Media International becoming stronger Coyote is the story of Ben Clemons (Michael Chiklis),catalogue who and various collaborations and partnerships afterstronger 32 yearsand as athe border patrol agent, is forced to work we have established.” for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out Top showsNow are… of America. exposed to life on the Mexican side of the wall, Ben will start to question his black and white views of the world, challenging his ideology and his loyalties. It’s A SinGenre: Drama. Episodes/length: 6x60 mins A story of love, life and loss. A group of queer young men come together in Trends & Outlook 2021 London in the early 1980s. They are all searching forDoc themselves and a future filled The Cube Consumers will always gowith forfreedom the best Doc is inspired by the and available love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them withtrue harsh storytelling and entertainment. BeingDrama. an independent story of head Channel physician4 Pierrealities. Genre: Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: (U.K.) studio enables us to produce quality dante Piccioni. After a trau/ HBO Max (U.S.) content with top talent across all platforms, which makes us the source of matic brain injury that caused great content that is in high demand. In the current industry him to lose the last 12 years The Cube landscape, our partners are looking for different usage rights to of memories, Piccioni had to Made all the more timely as it can be filmed with social distancing in place, The incorporate into Cube’s their various platforms. We have rebuild his life as a man and inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as contestants been working closely with our challenges partnersfor tocash ensure asEntertainment, a doctor – but Gameshow. he found complete physical prizes. Genre: they are fully supported and 8x60 consumers can ITV (U.K.) himself in the shoes of an ordiEpisodes/length: mins. Broadcaster: access content easily. This new era also presents nary patient. Ranked #1 series a significant opportunity for us toUnchartered license our vast in Italy. Renewed for season 2. Gordon Ramsay: library of iconic films and television shows.” Medical Drama. EpiSuperstar chef Gordon Ramsay takes food as far asGenre: it can go in a succession of sodes/length: 16x60 globe-trotting adventures in this thrilling culinary expedition series acrossmins Peru, Brett Hogg, Executive Vice President, Distribution Networks, – APAC Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, & Alaska and SPE New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment, © Studio Ramsay and All3Media International

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Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming All3Media International is the distribution arm of All3Media group and worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, of contentshows across allformats, genres.SPT As is well as Britain’s top-selling drama television and home to a thriving global content series Midsomer Murders, scripted content includes Fleabag, business, operating a robustquality portfolio of wholly-owned and joint-venture The Missing, Skins, Mystery Road, Liar and National Treasure. Nonproduction companies across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia Scripted highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, Pacific, asand wellFormat as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Gordon Ramsay’s 24 HoursCompany. to Hell and Back, The Cube and


WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. WarnerMedia Studios and Networks Group comprises the Warner Bros. Pictures Group, HBO and HBO Max, the Warner Bros. Television Group, DC, kids/young adults/classics (Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, TCM, Cartoon Network Studios, WB Animation), TBS, TNT, TruTV, Wizarding World, consumer products and gaming, to work together across titles, brands and franchises. The Studios and Networks Group represents an unmatched collection of world-class brands and content creators.

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Who’s who...

India, Southeast Asia & Korea: Jae Chang E: jae.chang@warnerbros.com China: Sunday Lu E: Sunday.Lu@warnerbros.com Japan: Kunio Yamada E: Kunio.Yamada@warnerbros.com Australia & New Zealand: Michael Brooks E: Michael.Brooks@warnerbros.com

Superman & Lois The world’s most famous Super Hero, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent (Tyler Hoechlin – Teen Wolf) and comic books’ most famous journalist, Lois Lane (Elizabeth Tulloch – Grimm), come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever – dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society. Episodes/length: 13x60 mins. (Warner Bros. TV)

Kung Fu A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman, Nicky Shen, to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice... all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her. Episodes/length: 13x60 mins. (Warner Bros. TV)

Tenet John David Washington is the new Protagonist in Christopher Nolan’s original sci-fi action spectacle Tenet. Armed with only one word – Tenet – and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time. Not time travel. Inversion. Length: 150mins. (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Rick & Morty After 20 years, Rick Sanchez suddenly arrives at daughter Beth’s doorstep to move in with her and her family. Although Beth welcomes Rick into her home, her husband, Jerry, isn’t as happy about the family reunion. Jerry is concerned about Rick, a sociopathic scientist, using the garage as his personal laboratory. In the lab, Rick works on a number of sci-fi gadgets, some of which could be considered dangerous. But that’s not all Rick does that concerns Jerry. He also goes on adventures across the universe that often involve his grandchildren, Morty and Summer. Episodes/length: 61x30 mins. (Adult Swim)

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The Bachelor is one of the most popular dating shows in the world. Utterly addictive, every season brings new characters and conflicts as the participants livedistribution arm of All3Media group and All3Media International is the together and travel to romantic and exotic locations for adventures and dates. manages a distribution catalogue spanning more than 15,000 hours An unlucky lady is eliminated each week during the famous rose ceremony, until content across all genres. As well as Britain’s top-selling drama only two remain. Then, in the final, we’ll seeof if the bachelor decides to propose series Midsomer Murders, quality scripted content includes Fleabag, and if his chosen woman decides to say yes. Episodes/length: 128x60 mins. (Warner Bros. Australia) The Missing, Skins, Mystery Road, Liar and National Treasure. Non-

Scripted and Format highlights include Gogglebox, Undercover Boss, Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back, The Cube and Global smash hit celebrity singing competition is here and will have everyone askGuides. ing who’s behind the mask? An unmissableTravel family event, each week The Masked

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Singer will feature celebrities facing off against one another with one major twist: each singer is disguised head-to-toe in an elaborate costume to conceal their identity. With each sensational performance, the host, panelists, viewers and All3Media International Genres even the other contestants are left guessingWe who is singing behind mask. Asia Pacific Office have something for the everyone Episodes/length: 21x60 mins. (Warner Bros. Australia) One George street across all our production com10-01 panies and our partners from The Twelve Singapore 049145 scripted series to lifestyle, docuTwelve ordinary duty in a murder trial as traumatisT: +65 9459 2139 people are selected for jurymentaries, entertainment as well ing as it is controversial, in which a woman stands accused of killingformats. her sister’s W: www.all3mediainternational.com as formats and scripted child. @all3media_int Behind the façade of their anonymity, these 12 ordinary people bring with them their own histories. Lives that are as complex as the trial, full of fractured Production dreams, who... shameful secrets, hope, fears, personal prejudice. Who’s Over trauma the pastand 12 months, weThrough the multiple lenses of these jurors, we see the fragility and imbalances the law, have continued to increaseofour Sabrina Duguet and Asia the chaotic to determine justice in our society. drama offerings and currently, EVP Pacific and flawed way we attempt Episodes/length: 10x60 mins. (Warner Bros. Australia) we plan to have over 20 primeE: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com

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time drama series delivered in M: +65 9006 5865 Wonder Woman 1984 2021. Some examples include It’s A Sin (made by Red Production Company for Julie Dowding In Wonder Woman 1984, the fate of the world is once on the only Channel 4 more and HBO andline, withand a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen SVP Australia and New Zealand Wonder Woman can save it. This new chapter in the Wonder Woman story finds Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In ProducE: julie.dowding@all3media.com Diana Prince living quietly among mortals intions the and vibrant, sleekEmily 1980s-an eraand of exstarring Watson Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan AustraM:+61 412491633 cess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Length: 151mins. (Warner Bros. Pictures) lia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from Kit Yow Two Brothers Pictures starring Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel AdSales Manager Asia Pacific Young ewunmi ). We also have some of our wonderful scripted series returning including Territories:Sheldon Brunei, China, Hong Kong, For nine-year-old Cooper, it isn’t easy growing in East Texas. a Baptiste, All up Creatures Great Being and Small and Van der Valk. Indonesia, Japan,Sheldon Korea, Malaysia, once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore & isn’t always helpful in a land where church Trends and football are king. 2021 And while the Taiwan & Outlook vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon dealsproduction with the world, his very E: kit.yow@all3media.com “• Despite in some Asian countries slowing down in 2020 due to normal family must find a way to deal with him. For 10 years on The Big Bangare still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have M: +65 9006 5016 COVID-19, the local productions Theory, have come to know thebeen iconic, Amreet audiences Chahal oneccentric a rise overand the extraordinary past few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. Sheldon Cooper. This single-camera, halfSales Manager Asia Pacific • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands hour comedy gives us the chance to meet despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions. Territories: Bangladesh, Cambodia, him in childhood, as he embarks his India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Pan on Asia, • Clients, producers and broadcasters want to produce content that is not only innocent, awkward hopeful journey successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. Philippines, Sri Lanka,and Thailand and toward the man he will become. Episodes/As a result the type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the Vietnam length: 65x30 mins. (Warner Bros. TV) E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com collaborations they look for and the budget they need are all impacted.” M: +65 9186 9303

Legacies

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For the last decade, the iconic heroes “Our primary focus is to continue the growth we have had in the region since we Wonder Woman 1984 and villains of The Vampire Diaries and The opened the office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we had a very Originals have captivated audiences successful years, thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger worldwide. They left an enduring legacy of and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.” love and family in their wake, which continues in Legacies, a thrilling drama that Top shows are… tells the story of the next generation of supernatural beings at The Salvatore School It’s A Sin for the Young and Gifted. Episodes/length: A story of love, life and loss. A group of queer young men come together in 52x60 mins. (Warner Bros. TV) London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled The Cube

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with freedom and love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them with harsh realities. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) / HBO Max (U.S.)

Takano (Tatsuya Fujiwara, of Kaiji and Rurouni Kenshin series) and Taoka (Ryoma Takeuchi, of My Teacher My Love, Battle The Cube of Supreme High) are secret agents deal- Made all the more timely as it can be filmed with social distancing in place, The ing with highly confidential and valuable Cube’s inherent dynamic and entertainment value remain intact as contestants info for money. On their next mission to get complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. ahold of a game changing next genera- Episodes/length: 8x60 mins. Broadcaster: ITV (U.K.) tion energy, their lives are at risk from their enemies who are after the same thing theyGordon Ramsay: Unchartered want. (Warner Bros. Japan) Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay takes food as far as it can go in a succession of

Gordon Ramsay: Unchartered

globe-trotting adventures in this thrilling culinary expedition series across Peru, Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment, The Sun Stands Still, Warner Bros.6x60 Japan Documentary. Episodes/length: mins. Broadcaster: National Geographic

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At WildBrain we make great content for kids and families. With approximately 13,000 half-hours of filmed entertainment in our library – one of the world’s most extensive – we are home to such brands as Peanuts, Teletubbies, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Inspector Gadget, Johnny Test and Degrassi. Our shows are seen in more than 150 countries on over 500 telecasters and streaming platforms.

WildBrain Queen’s Quay Terminal 207 Queens Quay W., Suite 550 Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7 Canada W: https://distribution.wildbrain.com/ @wildbrainhq @company/wildbrain

Who’s who...

Jianbo Wei Managing Director, China E: Jianbo.Wei@wildbrain.com Mu He Content Partnership Manager, China E: Mu.He@wildbrain.com Jennifer Oppenheimer Sales Manager, Asia (excluding China) E: Jennifer.Oppenheimer@wildbrain.com

Jianbo Wei

Mu He

Jennifer Oppenheimer

Trends & Outlook 2021

Genres Preschool, Kids, Teen & Tween, Family, 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Live Action

Top shows are… Alva’s World Alva’s World is a fun, irreverent show for older preschoolers which sees our pint-sized heroine pitted against the plots of three duplicitous dunderheads – the Trolls of Gizmo. The show aims to provide a muchneeded set of water-wings for a generation of children who will find themselves the deep end of life online in a few short years. Gizmo is the world that echoes the internet environment and social-media landscape, with all its wonders and risks. Alva’s World is the systems upgrade for the current preschool generation of digital natives. Genre: Kids. Episodes/Length: 52x11 mins (2D Animation).

Alva’s World

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates

The Brilliant World of Tom Gates Capturing the imagination of all children, this bright and funny origFireman Sam Season 12 & 13 inal animated TOM GATES story is interwoven with live action crafts and drawing, stop motion games and music videos. This EPIC show will have everything that TOM GATES fans know and love about the bestselling book series but in addition getting to meet their favourite author/illustrator, Liz Pichon, who shows us how to draw and create just like Tom! Genre: Kids. Episodes/Length: 20x11 mins (Mixed Media).

In 2021, we’re seeing a continuation of trends shaped by the pandemic. Buyers and consumers are looking for engaging content that inspires offline activity for kids, such as arts & crafts. We are also seeing an increased demand for trusted, well-known brands that help drive audience and subscribers for streamers. The new series, The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, is perfect for entertaining kids at home with fresh creative ideas, capturing the unique graphic style of the eponymous best-selling books through a mix of live-action and animation, blended with humour, authentic storytelling, games and songs. Also on a timely note, the whimsical stories of brand new show Alva’s World aim to equip kids with the know-how to navigate the digital space by teaching them about safe and appropriate behaviour online through an inventive and irreverent contemporary fairy tale. We also have further seasons of Fireman Sam on our slate, which continues to win generations of new fans and also celebrates first responders. On a broader note, we’re seeing increased interest in non-dialogue content due to tightened dubbing budgets and urgent scheduling needs, as well as increased sales in our completed live-action slate, due to global shortages.”

Fireman Sam Season 12 & 13 Fireman Sam, the ultimate Hero Next Door, has been racing to the rescue of his friends and colleagues in all sorts of perilous situations since he first made his UK TV debut in 1987. Based in the Welsh village of Pontypandy, Fireman Sam is a pillar of the community and the hero of every rescue. Whether stuck on a high cliff-face or caught in an underground cave, the children of Pontypandy know help is always close at hand thanks to brave and resourceful Fireman Sam. Genre: Preschool. Episodes/Length: Season 12: 13x10 mins + 1x60 mins Special, Season 13 in production: 26x10 mins (3D Animation).

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Sabrina Duguet Who’s EVP Asiawho... Pacific Robert Franke Vice President E: Sabrina.duguet@all3media.com ZDFE.drama, ZDF Enterprises M: +65 9006 5865 Yuliya Fischer Julie Dowding Director ZDFE.drama, SVP Australia ZDF andEnterprises New Zealand T: +49 (0) 6131 / 991-1661 E: julie.dowding@all3media.com E: yuliya.fischer@zdf-enterprises.de M:+61 412491633 Kit Yow Sales Manager Asia Pacific Territories: Brunei, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Singapore & Taiwan E: kit.yow@all3media.com M: +65 9006 5016 Yuliya Fischer Robert Franke Amreet Chahal Sales Manager Asia Pacific Territories: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Nepal, Pakistan, Pan Asia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam E: amreet.chahal@all3media.com M: +65 9186 9303 ©Objective Media Group and All3Media International

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Genres Drama, Genresdetective, crime, thriller,

historical, comedy, biopic, love & We have something for everyone romance, telenovela, TV movies, across all our production comsci-fi, pandemic panies and our partners from

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scripted series to lifestyle, docuProduction mentaries, entertainment as well The Window (coming soon) is an as formats and scripted formats. international drama series with a strong thriller element centered on Production the multi-billion business Over the past 12dollar months, we surrounding the world of eliteour prohave continued to increase fessional soccer. and Told currently, through an drama offerings ensemble ofover players, agents, club owners, administrators and journalists, we plan tocast have 20 primeIt’s the A Sin series goes beyond winning and losing games to explore the full, dark circus of time drama series delivered in the world’s TheIt’s Window has been developed andCompany producedfor by 2021. Some favourite examplessport. include A Sin (made by Red Production Berlin-based production company Boogie Entertainment and is coproduced by Channel 4 and HBO and with a wonderful cast including Olly Alexander, Stephen Japan’s Fuji TV, ZDF Enterprises and Velvet Films in Belgium. Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Keeley Hawes), Too Close (made by Snowed-In ProducEpisodes/length: mins tions and starring 10x45 Emily Watson and Denise Gough), Eden (made for Stan Australia by Everycloud Productions and Balloon Entertainment), Angela Black (from

Trends & Outlook 2021 Joanne Froggatt, Michiel Huisman and Samuel AdTwo Brothers Pictures starring

“High content consumption onoftelevision and on VOD platforms will continue ewunmi ). We also have some our wonderful scripted series returning including since the All pandemic is Great not over yet andand many countries still live under different Baptiste, Creatures and Small Van der Valk. lockdown measures. New VOD platforms will continue to emerge leading to a higher competition between Trends & Outlook 2021 the existing ones and the new ones. This will also increase the appetite for non-US international that will more “• Despite production in some Asian countries content slowing down in reach 2020 due to and more audiences all over the world.” COVID-19, the local productions are still king! Adaptations of scripted formats have been on a rise over the past few years and we can see this still growing in 2021. • Collaborations in productions and co-productions are also in high demands Asia focus in 2021 despite the COVID-19 travel restrictions. “Our primary focus in Asia is to strengthen our existing relationship with partners • Clients, producers and broadcasters want to produce content that is not only and to look for new business opportunities.” successful in their home country but which can travel in the region and beyond. As a result theare… type of projects clients, producers and broadcasters work on, the Top shows collaborations they look for and the budget they need are all impacted.”

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“Our primary focus is to continue the growth we brothers have had the region sinceinwe Rockin’) star in this fast-moving thriller about two onincolliding paths life, opened the office 4 years ago. Despite the various challenges in 2020 we a very one in the drug milieu, the other a policeman. Also starring Internationalhad Emmy successful years, thanks to the All3Media International catalogue becoming stronger Award winning actor Lars Mikkelsen. Episodes/length: 8x42 mins and stronger and the various collaborations and partnerships we have established.”

Ana. All In. are… Top shows

Ana Tramel is a brilliant criminal lawyer who has hit the lowest point in her life. Her behaviour is self-destructive and instead of saving lives and delivering justice, she It’s A Sin appeals traffic violations and other fines at her best friend Concha’s firm. But a A story of love, life and loss. A group of queer young men come together in call from her long-lost brother launches her back into action: Alejandro has been London in the early 1980s. They are all searching for themselves and a future filled arrested, accused of murdering the manager of the Gran Castilla Casino. He with freedom and love. But the onset of the AIDS crisis confronts them with harsh needs her to defend him. Surrounded by a small but trusted team, Ana takes on realities. Genre: Drama. Episodes/length: 5x60 mins. Broadcasters: Channel 4 (U.K.) the corrupt gambling corporation. Based on the novel Ana, written by Roberto / HBO Max (U.S.) Santiago. Episodes/length: 6x50 mins

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Social Freja and Martin arrive on an island a group ofas juvenile Cube’sworkers inherent dynamic and entertainment valuewith remain intact contestants delinquents. But the quarrels among the adolescents are not the ones causing complete physical challenges for cash prizes. Genre: Entertainment, Gameshow. problems. When two are discovered a stranded sailboat on the North Episodes/length: 8x60bodies mins. Broadcaster: ITV in (U.K.) Sea island of Sløborn, growing signs indicate that the bodies are carrying a deadly disease. At firstUnchartered the islanders are too involved in their own personal Gordon Ramsay: problems to comprehend the grave fatalgo virus the of Superstar chef Gordon Ramsay takesdanger. food asThen far asthe it can in ainvades succession seemingly idyllic island deeper and deeper – and slowly takes complete control globe-trotting adventures in this thrilling culinary expedition series across Peru, of their lives. Episodes/length: Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska8x45 andmins New Zealand. Genre: Factual Entertainment,

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Classic moves

Julie Yeh Feng and Zhang Yang in the original Sun, Moon and Star

Sisters Indra and Erlina Suharjono are giving the iconic Cathay-Keris Films library a new lease of life, with contemporary remakes already under way as part of broader plans for their new shingle, I.E. Entertainment. Contemporary remakes of classic Asian films – Sun, Moon and Star and

Yi Wen's multiple

The Greatest Civil War on Earth – are on their way for the first time as part

award-winning

of the new shingle set up this month by Asian entertainment veterans,

war

Indra and Erlina Suharjono.

Moon and Star – the most expensive

The new Singapore-based company, I.E. Entertainment, has exclusive

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Sun,

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distribution and remake rights to the iconic Cathay-Keris Films’ Chinese

HK$700,000 – stars You Min, Ge Lan and

and Malay libraries, and will also develop, produce, market and distribute

Ye Feng in the story of star-crossed young

content around the world.

lovers separated by war, turmoil and conflict who realise years later that

After more than three decades each in the business, the Suharjonos

the only constant is true love.

will also work with Asian filmmakers to create fresh slates of content that

Director Wang Tianlin's 1961 comedy, The Greatest Civil War on Earth,

speak to shifting tastes and audiences, and will handle licensing and

stars Bai Luming and Liang Xingbo in a tale of a swanky Northern tailor

merchandising for live-action and animation content.

who sets up shop next to an old-fashioned Cantonese tailor, sparking off

The Cathay catalogues house 166 Chinese titles and 91 Malay titles,

a mighty feud.

across a wide range of genres, including comedy, drama and musicals.

Although still popular on the film festival circuit, the Cathay-Keris titles

Ultimately owned by Meileen Choo’s Cathay Organisation, the films have

from the 1950s and 1960s have for the most part been commercially

been professionally restored and archived in Hong Kong and Singapore.

mothballed for more than four decades. The emergence of streaming

“The library is a rich source of fresh stories, particularly for China, Korea

platforms, with their voracious appetites for content, has created new

and Japan,” Indra says. “It opens up lots of opportunities to use triedand-tested successful stories to be updated and tailor-made to suit local audiences in various countries,” she adds. I.E. chose Sun, Moon and Star and The Greatest Civil War on Earth because “they can be easily adapted and the stories are still relevant”. 42

demand. “Over the last five years, the real winners across the Asian continent have largely been local releases,” co-founder Erlina says, adding: “Asian filmgoers tend to pivot to local content vs. Hollywood titles. There are more homegrown talents and stories in Asia that we could tap.”

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