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The view from Manchester – CIKTN/UKTI focus group

As part of my work with CIKTN and UKTI I produced and chaired a focus group in Manchester at the end of May, with participants comprising expert representatives from local businesses, development agencies and business networks. The discussion sought to … Continue reading

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MIP TV round up – social, participative, accessible, connected, cannibals

An interesting MIP TV – one full of subtle tensions. Whilst the business of global TV distribution continued in the Palais, there was a sense that the digital revolution in consumer behaviour and personal technologies was finally beginning to change … Continue reading

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Content Across Continents 2 – connecting UK and Singapore

The second version of the ground-breaking Content Across Continents initiative has now been launched in partnership between the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) and South West Screen – for whom I’ll be producing the initiative through Parameter. Under the … Continue reading

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China perspectives #1: Uyoung – cross marketing across all media

Founded in 2000 Uyoung Media Group is focused on the kids media market with a mission of “creating and spreading the joyfulness of children”. The biggest kids TV media sales operator in China, Uyoung has also established the largest syndication … Continue reading

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Asia TV Forum – Singapore 8-10 December 2010

Asia TV Forum is emerging as a key trade show in SE Asia. Based on a sales and distribution model, it is similar to MIP TV in style but much smaller and therefore less manic. Over the past three years … Continue reading

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UK China Animation Forum – the event

An incredible day at the UK China Animation Forum in Beijing – with 140 delegates, many of whom had travelled from other cities such as Shanghai and Hunan to attend – exploring the potential for connection between British and Chinese … Continue reading

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China / Singapore – countdown to December #3

With the Animation Forum in Beijing less than a week away we are putting the final touches to the China & Singapore itinerary. Highlights in China include a panel during the Forum to explore opportunities for collaboration which will feature … Continue reading

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International Co-production: problem or necessity?

“Production is the holiday, finance is the hard bit”. An expert panel at the Animated Encounters festival explored preparing for international markets and quickly focused on the structure of financing, with international co-production labelled as “the relationship of last resort” … Continue reading

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Open Government Data – international comparisons

An impressively diverse international audience at the Open Government Data Camp in London (organised by the Open Knowledge Foundation) sharing a commonality of purpose – that public government data should be released for re-use and re-purpose by the digital community … Continue reading

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China / Singapore – countdown to December #2

With the missions to Beijing and Singapore rapidly approaching we’ve created a new section on the parameter website. InForum is designed to help our delegates prepare for their market visit to the UK China Animation Forum in Beijing and Asia … Continue reading

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