DAILY BRIEF

Apr 3, 2020

NEWS YOU SHOULDN’T MISS

  • 1

    Cameras Roll Again at China’s film & TV Studios

    Nation's biggest production centres reopen and crews are returning to work in wake of coronavirus epidemic. Asia Times

  • 2

    Chinese Releaser Road Pictures On Why Cinemas Have Re-Closed, ‘Marriage Story’ Delay & Surviving On Library Titles

    Beijing-based distribution outfit Road Pictures shook up the booming Chinese market over the past two years by finding major box office success with foreign art house movies, despite the enduring domination of Chinese blockbusters and Hollywood flicks in the territory. Deadline

  • 3

    TBI Formats: Sing Or Spin

    The show, "Sing or Spin", which was showcased at MIPCOM in October and is now being formally rolled out to buyers, has been developed as part of Hunan TV’s Biu Project – China’s first pilot production programme. Television Business International

  • 4

    Consumers Spent Record $23.4 Billion On Apps in Q1 2020, Thanks to Being Stuck Indoors

    According to new data from App Annie, released today, Q1 2020 was the largest-ever quarter in terms of consumer spend on apps. The U.S. and China were the largest contributors to consumer spend on iOS, and the U.S., Japan and South Korea were the largest on Google Play. TechCrunch

  • 5

    Display Interactive Launches BizJet IFEC With Eclipse Global Connectivity, and Plans for JV in China

    Display Interactive (DI), which specializes in developing in-flight entertainment (IFE) portals, has signed a strategic agreement with satcoms provider Eclipse Global Connectivity that will send its wireless IFE platform, UGO, from software product to full-service offering. This joint venture will be based in Shanghai and employ local talent. Apex