There is increasing interest in the establishment and expansion of international digital service providers.
With reference to Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu, several studies have documented digital service providers’ expansion strategies, as well as the benefits and challenges of their entry into South-East Asia.
Recently, Netflix announced that it intends to launch streaming services in 200 countries by the end of 2016. As of September 2nd 2015, Netflix has established itself in Japan. It plans to expand into South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore in early 2016.
This article highlights the favorable market conditions in these target countries, as well as the challenges that may negate its growth.
“Conversations: Creating New Realities, Animation Now and Next” provided its attendees with valuable insights into the animation industry. It was held at the ArtScience Museum, and was held in conjunction with the DreamWorks Exhibition.
Curated by Michael Lim, and chaired by Chris Shaw, this symposium introduced key concepts about the history of the animation industry, its current state, and about future trends.