All3Media-TBS Collab, Netflix Nordic slate, Popeye Live-Action, Disney+ EMEA Originals, Adobe GenAI Dubbing Tool, NVIDIA streaming to Apple Vision Pro and more


All3Media-TBS Collab, Netflix Nordic slate, Popeye Live-Action, Disney+ EMEA Originals, Adobe GenAI Dubbing Tool, NVIDIA streaming to Apple Vision Pro and more

All3Media-TBS Collab, Netflix Nordic slate, Popeye Live-Action, Disney+ EMEA Originals, Adobe GenAI Dubbing Tool, NVIDIA streaming to Apple Vision Pro and more

Join us in this week’s edition of the Entertainment Supply Chain Digest. From groundbreaking collaborations like the All3Media – TBS partnership to the thrilling Nordic slate from Netflix. Explore Prime Video’s eagerly anticipated lineup for India, alongside Disney+ EMEA original productions. Plus, uncover cutting-edge tools such as Adobe GenAI Dubbing Tool and NVIDIA streaming advancements to Apple Vision Pro. Stay ahead of the curve with our exclusive insights into what’s shaking up the entertainment world!

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IP Deals

Hottest IP [Stories, Formats, Books, Games, Podcasts] to be turned into the next big blockbuster
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Production + Seasonal Renewals

Sneak peak into recently announced production projects worldwide
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Distribution Deals

Distributors securing worldwide content across different genres, languages and format types
  • Keshet International has made a strategic move by acquiring the Voyo Original spy thriller “Extractors” (Extraktori) from TV Nova, Czechiaโ€™s major commercial channel, for its upcoming Spring 2024 slate. The distributor plans to officially launch the series to buyers at this yearโ€™s MIPTV event in Cannes.
  • GKIDS acquires Japanese film director and animator, Mamoru Hosoda’s entire film catalog for North America, including acclaimed titles like “Mirai” and “Belle,” for new theatrical and home entertainment releases.
  • Dogwoof has acquired international sales rights for Lana Wilson’s Sundance film “Look Into My Eyes.” The documentary explores New York City psychics’ intimate readings, revealing loneliness, connection, and healing.(๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง)
  • Taiwan’s Muse Communication has secured Asian distribution rights for the anime “Dan Da Dan,” announced at Hong Kong’s FilMart. Crunchyroll will simulcast the series internationally. (๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ)
  • Dominic Sangma’s “Rapture” secures French distribution with Capricci after its nomination at the Asian Film Awards. The film, set in India’s Meghalaya region, follows a boy with night blindness amidst fear of child kidnappers.
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Acquisition Deals

Streamers & channels acquiring latest content across the world
  • Moonbug Entertainment strikes a deal with U-Next, Japan’s top SVOD platform, offering 662 episodes of preschool favorites like CoComelon and Blippi. U-Next aims to bolster its kids’ content amidst rapid growth, aligning with Moonbug’s focus on expanding in Asia. (๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง)
  • TVN Panama and TC Television Ecuador have obtained broadcasting rights for the Turkish drama “Street Birds,” airing it as “Almas de Fuego.” Produced by Bozdag Film and distributed by ATV Distribution, the series follows five friends caring for an abandoned baby, facing perilous consequences.
  • AMC Networks acquires all four seasons of “Snowpiercer” from Tomorrow Studios. Seasons 1-3 to stream on AMC+ before season 4 premiere in 2025 on AMC. The post-apocalyptic drama features a divided train and stars Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs.
  • Mubi secures global streaming rights to William Kentridge’s series “Self-Portrait As a Coffee Pot,” delving into art creation in the digital era. The nine-episode series debuted as a rough cut at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival.
  • Maraya, the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority’s VOD platform, adds Moroccan series “2 Wjouh” and Algerian series “Al-Rihan.” “2 Wjouh” delves into social drama, while “Al-Rihan” follows a man seeking revenge after wrongful imprisonment. Oryx Gulf Media secures distribution for “Al-Rihan” with Syrian dubbing, expanding its reach across the Arab world.(๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ช)

Global Entertainment Leaders Speak

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Angela Colla- Head of Business Unit | International Licensing | Content Distribution & Partnerships

Partnerships / M&A

Cross-Border Collaborations, Joint Ventures, M&A and Partnerships!
  • Shepperton Studios in Surrey unveils its expanded facilities, now occupied by Amazon MGM Studios and Netflix. The studio is adding 17 new sound stages, 548,000 sq ft of production space, and two backlots, making it the world’s second-largest film studio. (๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง)
  • Studiocanal partners with French company WTFilms to co-produce and distribute genre films, emphasizing action, thriller, sci-fi, and horror. The deal aims to expand Studiocanal’s presence in the genre space, building on their successful collaboration on Xavier Gens’ “Farang” (released as “Mayhem” in the U.S.)
  • Fremantle completes acquisition of Asacha Media Group, adding Kabo Family, Mintee, Srab Films in France; Picomedia, Stand By Me in Italy; and Arrow Media, Red Planet Pictures, Wag in the UK. Asacha, headquartered in Paris, to be managed under Fremantle’s oversight. (๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น)
  • Planetcast Media Services, a major media tech provider in SEA, has acquired Switch Media, a leading white-label OTT platform provider with global deployments. The acquisition enables Planetcast to integrate Switch Media’s solutions into its platform, enhancing its capabilities in delivering online streaming solutions for major events and brands worldwide. (๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ)
  • Bitmovin and Yospace team up to integrate Server Side Ad Insertion (SSAI) with Bitmovin’s Live Encoder, enhancing live streaming solutions for optimal viewer experience.

Companies Making Headlines

Launch and Expansions of facilities, studios, services & technologies

Featured New Specializations

Global innovations & breakthroughs in the Entertainment supply-chain
  • Ateme announces support for Spatial Computing in Apple Vision Pro with its TITAN encoders, leveraging the Gen 7 compression core and MV-HEVC standard for stereoscopic 3D content delivery. (๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท)
  • Teradek unveils the Prism Flex Mark II, a versatile encoder for broadcast and live production, boasting support for various protocols like SRT, RTMP, and HLS. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
  • Ateliere is developing an end-to-end GenAI-powered media supply chain to automate content ingest, management, and monetization. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
  • DeepMotion introduces SayMotionโ„ข, a groundbreaking platform revolutionizing animation creation. With AI technology, creators can generate intricate 3D motions effortlessly from text prompts, democratizing animation. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
  • Bitmovin enhances its Analytics solution with AI-driven insights through the Analytics AI Session Interpreter, providing concise summaries of video sessions and actionable recommendations for improving user experience in real-time. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
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Localization & Post-Production

Latest updates in the world of content Localization & Post-Production
  • Adobe unveils GenAI’s Dubbing and Lip Sync tool, leveraging generative AI to automate multilingual content creation while preserving original voice, tone, and lip movements. (๐ŸŒ)
  • Telestream debuts an AI-powered suite of media processing tools, including workflow automation, intelligent quality control, and efficient captioning/subtitling, aiming to streamline operations and enhance content accessibility. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
  • iClone introduces Audio2Face integration, powered by NVIDIA AI, revolutionizing multi-lingual facial lip-sync animation production with seamless character creation and enhanced editing capabilities.
  • PearlMountain Limited’s video creation platform, FlexClip, launches its latest version with Chroma Key, Reverse Video, and Freeze Frame functionalities. These features enhance editing capabilities, facilitating dynamic content creation for diverse applications like virtual backgrounds and special effects. (๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ)
  • Projective Technology unveils its cloud-first post-production project framework, Strawberry Skies, revolutionizing collaboration with real-time, secure, and flexible creative project management. (๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช)
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Animation, VFX & Virtual Production

Latest global updates in Animation, Visual Effects VFX & Virtual Production
  • Nekki unveils Cascadeur 2024.1, featuring Animation Unbaking and AutoPhysics enhancements. Additionally, a revamped pricing policy accompanies this major update. (๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡พ)
  • NVIDIA introduces new 3D generative AI capabilities with Edify, granting developers and visual content providers greater creative control over asset generation. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
  • Volinga releases desktop version of its NeRF (Neural Radiance Fields) suite for virtual production, VFX, and entertainment, allowing local processing and full control without reliance on cloud services. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
  • Movella Holdings and HTC VIVE unveil enhanced integration of Xsens motion-capture technology and VIVE Mars CamTrack for seamless virtual production pipelines, promising precision and efficiency. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ผ)
  • NVIDIA introduces Omniverse Framework at GTC, enabling seamless streaming of OpenUSD scenes to Apple Vision Pro, blending 3D environments with the physical world. (๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ)
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