Asia TV Forum & Market

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Tap into the growth potential of Asia’s entertainment content industry, one of the fastest growing globally, at Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF). Serving as the quality platform for the entertainment content eco-system in Asia, ATF brings together international content sellers and Asian buyers.

“The worst enemy of VR is bad VR”: World VR Forum CEO Salar Shahna
1:00 pm PDT 09/12/2017 By Anshita Bhatt

As intimidating as people with immense knowledge may look, World VR Forum co-founder & CEO Salar Shahna came across as extremely humble and chivalrous. At ATF 2017, Shahna shared his insights on the future of VR, global trends and latest developments, particularly in Europe and USA, based on his work in the WorldVRLab. My interest in VR not being much, I had a few generic questions to ask. But soon, I was comfortable enough to have a conversation with him, … Read More


ATF 2017 closed with deals locked worth US$289 million
2:00 pm PDT 07/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

The eighteenth edition of Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and seventh ScreenSingapore, Asia’s leading entertainment content market and conference, ended on a strong note on 1 December 2017, with an estimated US $289 million worth of deals sealed over four days. ATF and ScreenSingapore senior project director Yeow Hui Leng said, “It was clear from the insights and exchanges during the four days that Asia remains one of the fastest growing regions within the global media industry, and is expected to … Read More


‘The Hunted’ and ‘Mina-Anud’ emerge top winners at SAFF Project Market
5:00 pm PDT 04/12/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

ScreenSingapore, together with Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA) and Ties That Bind (TTB), Asia/Europe producers workshop, today announced two projects from Indonesia and the Philippines as winners of the third Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market. The Hunted took home the Aurora Producing award, RED Digital Camera award as well as The Yellow Box Soundscape award, while Mina-Anud won the Basecamp colour prize. With three successful runs under its belt, the SAFF Project Market aims to match promising feature-length projects with Southeast … Read More


Indonesia’s ‘Ranking’ wins ATF Formats Pitch 2017
8:30 pm PDT 30/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

After a closely contested fight between five finalists, leading independent distributor all3media International and ATF announced that Gamaliel Paulus (Gammy) from Indonesia, came out on top, winning S$3,500 in cash and a S$16,500 consultancy package tailor-made to develop the format, making it pitch-ready for broadcasters. ATF Formats Pitch is the premier Asian pitching competition designed to discover innovative concepts for new and original non-scripted entertainment formats from the pan-Asian region. This platform showcases the best of Asia, and exposes ideas … Read More


ATF Animation Pitch winner announced; jury members share future expectations
7:30 pm PDT 30/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

After an exciting round of on-stage pitches where producers from all over Asia presented their ideas, winners of the inaugural ATF Animation Pitch were unveiled today. In total, 61 entries were received from all over Asia out of which five were shortlisted for finals. “The finalists did a great job of presenting their idea to the judges, explained their concept clearly, prepared the pitch bible well, knew their target audience and also prepared an animation clip,” said Green Gold founder and … Read More


ATF 2017 attracts Indian content studios, both big and small
6:00 pm PDT 25/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

MUMBAI: Singapore-based Reed Exhibitions’ Asia TV Forum (ATF) is round the corner and the buzz around the event only seems to be ramping up. This year, the forum will see around 60 countries from all over the globe. From 28 November to 1 December 2017, more than 90 thought leaders will deliver fresh insights at over 24 ATFconference sessions, discussing present-day issues such as big data, movement in the over-the-top (OTT) scene, new monetisation strategies, unscripted entertainment formats and kids content. Indiantelevision.com founder … Read More


Prominent Indonesian media mogul to headline ATF 2017
12:00 pm PDT 03/11/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) today announced that Indonesian magnate, Hary Tanoesoedibjo, has joined the ATF Leaders’ Summit (28 November 2017) speaker line-up, adding to the list of C-Level executives presenting at the ATF Conference, who represent leading content brands such as Amazon Prime, Marvel Entertainment, PCCW Media Group and Sony Pictures Television. From 28 to 30 November 2017, more than 90 thought leaders will deliver fresh insight at over 24 ATF conference sessions, discussing present-day issues such as big data, … Read More


ATF Animation Pitch opens today; calls for entries
12:00 pm PDT 11/10/2017 By AnimationXpress Team

Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) Animation Pitch has received industry endorsement, with representatives from key international and Asian children’s entertainment brands forming the on-stage jury. Targeted at creators and producers of innovative concepts for new and original kids’ animation, ATF Animation Pitch is aimed at facilitating the exchange of ideas and talent between leading international television, distribution and Asian-based producers. The on-stage jury will comprise representatives from some of the biggest names in children’s animation and entertainment. Amongst the … Read More