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Nickelodeon’s former president Cyma Zarghami returns to business with children’s content studio

Nickelodeon former president Cyma Zarghami, after leaving the company has returned to the business of creating content for kids. She recently launched MiMO Studio, a production company and consultancy that will put its initial focus on developing original movies based on properties she thinks will win over...

Bombay HC issues order for deferment of TRAI’s New Tariff Order 2.0

The Bombay High Court has asked the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to look after instructions on deferment of the NTO (new tariff order) 2.0 similar to what they did in the 2017 regime before the Madras High Court. According to reliable sources, TRAI has to...

HBO Max signs Multi-Year deals with children’s author Mo Willems

HBO Max has announced an exclusive, multi-year deal with beloved children’s author Mo Willems, an Emmy Award-winning writer, New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, establishing Willems as HBO Max’s very first artist in residence. As part of this two-year deal, HBO Max has acquired streaming rights...

Succeeding Iger, Bob Chapek becomes the next CEO of Walt Disney

Disney CEO Bob Iger will be replaced by Disney Parks, Experiences and Products chairman Bob Chapek as CEO, effective immediately, the board of directors of Walt Disney Co. broke the news on Tuesday. Iger will stay on as executive chairman through the end of 2021, with a...

Asia’s largest film and content market, Hong Kong Filmart 2020 postponed due to coronavirus scare

Asia’s largest film and television content market, Hong Kong Filmart has been postponed to August due to the global Coronavirus outbreak. Originally slated for late March, the 23rd edition of the market is now scheduled to kick off on 27 August 2020, according to Hong Kong Trade...

‘Spies in Disguise’ official mobile game will be released along with the movie on December 25

Mobile game publishing studio and developer Denali Publishing has announced Spies in Disguise: Agents on the Run, the official mobile game based on the animated spy comedy-adventure Spies in Disguise from 20th Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios, will launch alongside the film on December 25. In...

Walt Disney Company and Bravokids acquired broadcast rights for ‘Cupcake & Dino’ in Southeast Asia

Entertainment One (eOne) announced that The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia and Bravokids have both acquired the exclusive pay TV broadcast rights to season 1 (52 x 11’) of the animated children’s comedy series Cupcake & Dino: General Services in South East Asia and Korea. Episodes are...

K Madhavan appointed as Star and Disney India’s Country Manager

K Madhavan, a noted media veteran has been named as the country head of Star and Disney India, an executive from the company announced on 14th December 2019. Serving as Star India South Business MD, Madhavan will join his new role from 1 January, taking over from...

‘Frozen 2’ song ‘Into the Unknown’ sung in 29 languages

Disney has released a video of one of Frozen 2’s Into the Unknown performed in 29 languages. The animated sequence from the movie features vocals in English, Swedish, German, Icelandic, Norwegian, French, Hindi, Polish, Korean, Japanese and Sámi, among others, showcasing some the voices tapped to help bring the story of Frozen...

New Pokémon toon ‘Twilight Wings to be released on YouTube

Pokémon fans who have been exploring the Galar region in Sword & Shield will soon have a chance to experience it in a vibrant new way. Starting in January 2020, The Pokémon Company International will launch a limited animated series, Pokémon: Twilight Wings, on the official Pokémon...