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.
Double Negative, a prominent specialist of computer animation and visual effects, has received numerous accolades for their accomplishments. They received awards from the Visual Effects Society awards for Inception and Sherlock Holmes, and BAFTA awards for Inception, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Interstellar.
Double Negative Asia, which was previously located in Singapore, currently operates in Chennai, India. Stuart Farley, who spearheaded Double Negative Asia's operations as its Head of 3D, sheds some light on its organizational structure and activities:
A motion picture is created by talented individuals, and some of its most dedicated contributors are found behind the microphone.
Media Context speaks to established ADR directors Kyle Phillips and Vic Mignogna (FUNimation, USA) about their experiences in the global industry.
We'll also speak to local veterans Remesh Panicker (former SRT Associate Artistic Director) and Lim Koon Soo (Director, Suite Sound) about their experiences about voice acting and directing in Singapore.
Ashley Simpson is an illustrator and storyboard artist who has worked on Disney's Phineas and Ferb.
Ashley was contracted by Disney while she was still in college, and is currently working on Disney XD's new series, Milo Murphy's Law. She speaks to us about her experiences as a promising young artist.
Avner Geller is a Visual Development artist at DreamWorks Animation. As a graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design with a BFA in Computer Animation, Avner shares about his passion, and his experiences with one of the world's most prominent animation companies.