Posted on: 12/09/2017 08:58 AM
Swastik Productions started with a show called ‘Ambar Dhara’ and now boasts of holding the IP rights to ‘Porus’. Promoter Siddharth Tewary is excited about his mega show ‘Porus’ and his 10-year journey as a TV content producer. Here is why.
Posted on: 07/09/2017 09:31 AM
Star India has injected Rs 1,233 crore into its digital arm Novi Digital over the last six months. The fund infusion was through a rights issue. Novi Digital runs streaming platforms Hotstar and Starsports.com.
Posted on: 04/09/2017 09:34 AM
On an average, fiction content of 20-30 minutes on digital can cost anywhere between Rs 1.2-1.5 mn, Balaji Telefilms said. This is nearly twice as high as content cost on television, the company added.
Posted on: 28/08/2017 09:01 AM
Viu is aiming to ramp up its content line-up with the launch of four new original shows by the end of December. The four shows will be bi-lingual focusing on the Hindi- and Telugu-speaking markets. The first series to launch is the social media thriller titled ‘Social’.
Posted on: 22/08/2017 09:05 AM
Balaji Telefilms wants to own IP rights of the content that it produces. It seeks to bolster TV biz by pushing weekend fiction format and capitalising on Doordarshan slots. Plan is also to up content for ALTBalaji and other digital platforms. Move will be to retain and get better terms on syndication and remake rights.
Posted on: 21/08/2017 09:19 AM
Pumped up by the proliferation of OTT players and the launch of new entertainment channels, RP Sanjiv Goenka-owned Saregama India Ltd has decided to ramp up its movie and television content production business.
Posted on: 17/08/2017 09:05 AM
The film and TV industries had limited impact as cine employees went on indefinite strike with producers failing to fulfil their pending demands. Several producers and actors continued to shoot under tight police security.
Posted on: 14/08/2017 09:16 AM
Balaji Telefilms has invested over Rs 100 cr in its digital biz, which comprises ALTBalaji. The OTT service, which debuted on 16 April, reported gross billing of Rs 2 cr in the quarter ended 30 June. Balaji’s digital biz posted revenue of Rs 8 mn in Q1.
Posted on: 11/08/2017 12:45 AM
Nitesh Kripalani, who had joined Amazon as country head for Prime Video in Dec 2014, has resigned. Amazon is looking at a replacement to head their streaming biz in India.
Posted on: 09/08/2017 10:06 AM
While Discovery has launched a sports channel DSport and could be looking at TV rights, YuppTV could eye digital rights. But will they be serious bidders?