Since its establishment in 1977, Nickelodeon has charmed young audiences with a slate of impressive shows, such as Spongebob Squarepants and The Fairly Odd Parents.
Although Nickelodeon has built an impressive brand by providing its viewers with quality content, it stands against multiple competitors, an oversaturated market, and the emergence of disruptive technology.
Syahrizan Mansor, the Vice President of Nickelodeon Brand, Asia, Viacom International Media Networks, shares her insights about how Nickelodeon can stay afloat in a competitive industry.
Joanna Cárdenas, Senior Editor at Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random House, has a wealth of knowledge about the publishing industry. She shares about her experiences of working at Penguin Random House, and gives us an insider’s look into various aspects of the publishing industry.
Due to the rising popularity of online reading platforms, avid readers are looking for tight-knit digital communities. Dexter Ong, Head of Asia for Wattpad Studios, explains how Wattpad has risen in popularity by nurturing its community of readers, and creating quality content that allows it to stand out in an increasingly competitive entertainment industry.
An author's journey doesn't stop once their manuscript is completed. Once they have finished their story, they face the challenge of searching for publishers who would take a chance on their work.
In order to discover what publishers are looking for, authors should understand the process of producing a book. Nine different independent publishers have revealed insights about their selection process, and their secrets to getting published.
Publishing a book may be a rewarding process, but there are several setbacks that publishers may face. Eight successful independent publishers share about difficulties they face during the publishing process, as well as their solutions to these challenges.
Epigram Books, Singapore’s largest independent trade publisher, outlines how it successfully markets and sells its books to international and local audiences. Founder Edmund Wee shares his thoughts about the publishing industry and Epigram’s plans for the near future.
An animated project is produced by a dedicated team, and some of its most talented contributors are behind the microphone.
Christopher Ayres shares about being an ADR Director and scriptwriter at Seraphim Digital/Sentai Filmworks, Funimation, OkraTron 5000 and New Generation Pictures.
In today’s saturated media industry, freelancers may find it difficult to remain competitive and find jobs. Chuck Hüber and Colleen Clinkenbeard, who have both worked as directors at FUNimation, explain that media practitioners may overcome these challenges by building their network, fostering strong relationships with their clients, and retaining their audiences.
Chasing a dream in the media industry is far from easy, as you will be thrust into a highly competitive market.
Several talented people are gunning for the same job, tons of creative ideas are churned out every day, and many ideas are lost in the horde of projects that are fighting for your audience's attention.
However, this shouldn’t discourage you from pursuing your passion. Colleen Clinkenbeard, who is producing, directing and acting in FUNimation’s adaptation of My Hero Academia, shares her thoughts about staying in the game.
Building a career as a voice actor or director may be a daunting task. Given that the media industry is insanely competitive, opportunities may seem scarce, and it may be hard to stand out from the crowd.
Chuck Hüber is an actor, director and script-writer at FUNimation (USA), has endured difficulties in his career, and has overcome is challenges with flying colours. Having worked several notable projects, such as Yu Yu Hakusho, Soul Eater, and Dragon Ball Z, Chuck shares his top three tips about staying in the game.