Digital Content

Kre8tif! 2020: 'Tell stories that are authentic.' How Malaysia and SEA’s animation industry can grow beyond the region
Edward Barnieh from Netflix will be sharing about how the streaming giant will be able to work with regional animation houses to develop originals and reach a wider audience.
Malaysia’s gaming hub ambitions get big boost from Sony’s decision to open art & animation studio
Sony Interactive’s first Southeast Asian games development studio in Malaysia is a harbinger of things to come for the country’s games ecosystem.
Rocketfuel aims to ignite influencer marketing
The entertainment startup hopes its focus on digital content creation and marketing will propel it into the international market.
Indonesia’s Emtek in licensing pact with BlackBerry, to develop BBM apps
BlackBerry Ltd has announced a strategic alliance with PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk (Emtek) that it said would provide cross-platform BBM users with access to enriched content and services.
Regulators need to look at impact of digital content, streaming
Singapore’s regulators need to look at the impact of digital content and what it means for television in the country, especially with regards to domestic players, according to Keith Budge, Ooyala Inc vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan.
MCIL Multimedia goes big on video, partners with Brightcove
Brightcove Inc, which provides cloud services for video, announced that MCIL Multimedia, a company that operates Malaysia’s leading Chinese news portals including sinchew.com.my, has selected Brightcove’s Video Cloud platform to power video for two of its newly-launched Web properties, Pocketimes.my and LogOn.com.my.
Joota secures US$700,000 in funding
Joot Ventures Sdn Bhd has secured a total of US$700,000 in funding to further develop and market social content network Joota.
Tech in Asia secures Series B financing, sum undisclosed
Digital media startup Tech in Asia has secured investment from Fenox Venture Capital, a Silicon Valley-based venture investor focused on providing early and strategic funding to technology companies in North America and Asia.
VV Chart wants to be your viral video hub
New website VV Chart provides users with real-time analyses and updates on the status and performance of trending videos across various social media platforms such as Facebook, Google +, YouTube and Twitter.  
Exhale slowly and say 'Omvana'
New app by online publisher aims to spread modern meditation to millions Wants to be top app company in Asia in 2 years with focus on health and personal growth market CALLING your product “the greatest innovation in meditation history in 3,000 years” could be construed as overhyped marketing to many.
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