Lead Sponsor

CreateHK

Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) is a dedicated agency set up by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in June 2009. It is under the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau and dedicated to spearheading the development of creative industries in Hong Kong. Its strategic foci are nurturing talent and facilitating start-ups, exploring markets, and promoting Hong Kong as Asia’s creative capital and fostering a creative atmosphere in the community.

Supported by

The Singapore Exhibitions & Convention Bureau (SECB) is a group of the Singapore Tourism Board that champions the business events industry in Singapore. As the lead government agency for this industry, SECB aims to establish Singapore as a dynamic business events destination where an ecosystem of ideas, people, and technology draws on vibrant knowledge and an extensive network.

Gold Sponsors

AsiaSat

30 Years of Excellence. AsiaSat offers reliable satellite connectivity and media solutions through its world-class satellite fleet and Tai Po Earth Station. From content distribution to TV platforms and telcos; Occasional Use; to IP-based, hybrid OTT service, VSAT solutions serving aviation, maritime, mobile backhaul, AsiaSat helps bridge the digital divide.

Brightcove

The race is on for direct-to-consumer OTT services as media companies across the world focus on profitably streaming video to connected devices. As a leading provider of online video solutions, Brightcove works with broadcasters and content owners across 70 countries. Speak to our experts on launching, growing, monetising, and managing your OTT business.

China Mobile

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary established by China Mobile to meet the growing demands in the international telecommunication market. Leveraging the strong support from China Mobile, CMI is a trusted partner that provides comprehensive international telecommunication services to international enterprisers, carriers and mobile users.

France 24

France 24, the international news channel, broadcasts 24/7 to 385 million homes around the world in English, French, Arabic and Spanish. With a weekly audience of 80 million TV viewers across the 5 continents, France 24 is available in Asia in English HD, English and French via AsiaSat 5.

Google

Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Through products and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube, Google plays a meaningful role in the daily lives of billions of people and has become one of the most widely-known companies in the world. Google is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc.

Hotstar

Hotstar is India’s largest premium streaming platform with more than 100,000 hours of drama and movies in 9 languages, and coverage of every major global sporting event. It is one of India’s most downloaded apps and has attracted more than 300 million monthly active users. Hotstar has secured top spots on Google Play Store and Apple App Store, and is among most popular apps on both platforms.

INVIDI Technologies

INVIDI’s addressable advertising solution delivers the right message to the right audience at the right time. With its recent purchase of the Pulse product set from OOYALA, INVIDI’s new linear/OTT hybrid solution enables campaigns to reach audiences whether they are watching at home, on mobile devices, or on OTT-connected devices.

Measat UHD

MEASAT is a premium supplier of services to leading broadcasters, Direct-To-Home (DTH) platforms and telecom operators. With capacity across five (5) communication satellites, MEASAT provides satellite services to over 150 countries representing 80% of the world’s population across Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe and Australia. For more information, please visit www.measat.com

NAGRA

NAGRA, the digital TV division of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S), provides security and multiscreen user experience solutions for the monetization of digital media. The company offers content providers and DTV service providers worldwide, secure, open and integrated platforms and applications over broadcast, broadband and mobile platforms, enabling compelling and personalized viewing experiences.

PCCW Media

PCCW Media Group is a leading, fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong, offering pay-TV (Now TV) and OTT entertainment services (Now E and Viu) with original content and premium international and regional branded content, as well as music digital streaming service MOOV.

SES

SES is the world’s leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Earth Orbit (MEO). It provides a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units: SES Video and SES Networks.

TV5MONDE

TV5MONDE is the world’s cultural TV network in French reaching over 354 million homes in 198 countries and territories. Offering a wide variety of subtitled primetime films and dramas, in-depth coverage of international news, live sports, high-quality documentaries and discovery magazines, kids’ programmes, cooking & design, as well as exciting game shows. TV5MONDE is designed for those who want to watch a different kind of TV content.

TrueVisions

Thailand’s leading pay-TV provider presenting ‘The Omni-Channel’ and delivering greater value through linear TV and the True TV OTT box. Customers enjoy watching our 4K channel and 62 high definition channels among156 channels. TrueVisions provides variety programing and is also the official broadcaster of the English Premier League.

WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Silver Sponsors

Accedo

Accedo is the trusted video experience transformation pioneer improving the lives of video consumers. Over the years, Accedo has earned the trust of the world’s leading video service providers – customers to whom two goals are paramount: explore new opportunities to monetize video and transform video services to meet rapidly changing consumer expectations.

Applause

Applause harnesses the power of the world’s largest community of vetted, digital professionals to create custom teams that provide you with a full suite of testing and feedback solutions. Our white-glove approach enables leading brands to get closer to their customers, increase development velocity and deliver high-quality digital experiences to their customers.

APT Satellite

APT, an innovative satellite operator, delivers broadcasting and communication services to Asia, Middle East, Oceania, Africa, and most parts of Europe, extending services to over 75% of the world’s population.

Astro

Astro is the leading content and consumer company in Malaysia with unrivalled engagement with 76% of households, 16.7 million listeners, 10.1 million visitors on digital platforms and 1.9 million customers on its commerce platform. It also produced 8 of Malaysia’s top 10 films.

BBC

BBC Studios is a global content company and a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group that spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. The company makes 2500 hours of content a year and is a champion for British creativity around the world.

ContentWise

ContentWise is the AI-powered customer experience and personalization software for video operators, digital publishers and online retailers.
By orchestrating the entire digital customer experience, ContentWise helps marketing, editorial and merchandising teams convert customers, increase their loyalty and maximize their lifetime value.

Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving superfans with content that inspires, informs and entertains. With over 8,000 hours of original programming yearly and leadership across deeply loved content genres, Discovery reaches viewers on all screens with TV Everywhere products, direct-to-consumer streaming services, digital-first and social content.

Disney

The Walt Disney Company is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe.

HBO

Wholly owned by HBO (a subsidiary of WarnerMedia), HBO Asia brings the best of Hollywood to Asia and exclusively produces award-winning HBO and HBO Asia Original programmes. HBO Asia broadcasts six channels and three services in Asia, including the streaming service HBO GO. HBO is available across 23 territories in Asia.

Limelight Networks

Limelight’s realtime, live and on-demand video delivery services and online video platform integrate Limelight’s massive global private network with advanced video delivery and management capabilities, helping you get your OTT video to virtually any device, anywhere in the world at high quality and with the lowest rebuffer rates in the industry.

MediaKind

MediaKind is uniquely positioned to help shape and lead the future of global media technology. Their award-winning technologies, established industry heritage and forward-thinking experts equip organizations with the end-to-end technology solutions needed to embrace media of all kinds. MediaKind is opening the eyes of humankind, enabling people to be involved in inspiring stories, iconic moments and world-changing events – on any screen. They are media technology innovators – imagining the unimaginable and driving the human entertainment experience forward for everyone, everywhere.

Microstocksolutions

Microstocksolutions is the leading provider of human and software-powered video curation, post-production, legal compliance, keywording, and asset management services for the visual media industry, the Fortune 500 and beyond. Headquartered in the United States; Microstocksolutions has operation centers in Europe and in Asia (Q1 2020) with 24/7/365 service provision.

NBC Universal

NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading companies in the production and distribution of entertainment, news and information. NBCUniversal owns multiple television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Netflix

Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 151 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without adverts or commitments.

Ross Video

Ross Video powers video productions for billions of global viewers with the industry’s widest range of production solutions. Making it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging material for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows and rock concerts, educational institutions, legislative assemblies, corporate applications and inspiring content for houses of worship.

ShortsTV

ShortsTV is the global home of short entertainment with a 24/7 HD channel available in 100m+ homes across four continents, and the world’s largest catalogue of shorts (13,000+ titles). ShortsTV is also the exclusive distributor of the Oscar Nominated Short Films and has developed the first video app to use a similar machine-learning algorithm to Spotify, giving audiences the power to create their own movie channels.

SpotX

SpotX is the leading video ad serving platform that enables publishers, broadcasters, media owners, hardware operators and app developers to monetise their premium video content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices through full programmatic infrastructure, and 1st party data enablement to increase yield and revenue all in one platform.

Switch Media

For over a decade, Switch Media has successfully delivered complex, multi-award-winning video solutions for major brands and live events world-wide, including the Olympics and Game of Thrones. Their world-class product suite, MediaHQ houses a flexible suite of modular components that enables clients to enhance, replace or launch an exceptional viewing experience – effortlessly.

Synamedia

We’re helping service providers globally to deliver, protect, and monetize video content so they can win in the age of Infinite Entertainment. We have the world’s most complete, secure and advanced e2e video delivery solution. We’re trusted by over 200 top satellite, cable, telco, OTT, and broadcast companies.
Synamedia is backed by the Permira funds and Sky.

TIVO

TiVo brings entertainment together, making it easy to find, watch and enjoy. We serve up the best movies, shows and videos from across live TV, on-demand, streaming services and countless apps, helping people to watch on their terms. For studios, networks and advertisers, TiVo delivers a passionate group of watchers to increase viewership and engagement across all screens.

Tubular

Tubular is the leading global video measurement and analytics platform that powers broadcasters, publishers and brands to create successful content and grow audiences. We give a comprehensive picture of what the world is watching on social, with software measuring over 6B videos, 14M influencers, 195K brands, and 1M sponsored videos.

Viacom

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), is comprised of many of the world’s most popular multimedia entertainment brands, including MTV, MTV LIVE HD, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central, Paramount Channel, BET and more.

Vindicia

Vindicia, an Amdocs company, offers comprehensive subscription management solutions that help businesses acquire and retain more customers. Providing much more than just a billing and payments
system, Vindicia’s SaaS-based subscription management platform combines big data analysis, strategic consulting and proprietary retention technology. That’s why they call us the Subscription People.

Vuulr

Vuulr is the fastest growing B2B Digital Marketplace & Supply Chain for the TV, Film & Sports Content industry, on the Blockchain. Vuulr enables Buyers, Sellers & Distributors of Content worldwide to discover and transact faster, cheaper and more securely than via today’s analogue ways.

Zixi

The cloud-based and on-premise Zixi Platform and ZEN Master makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using any form of IP network or Hybrid IP environments.

Disclaimer: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communications and Creative Industries Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.

Sponsors

21st Century Fox

21st Century Fox is the world’s premier portfolio of cable, broadcast, film and pay TV assets, including FOX, FX, Fox News, FOX Sports, National Geographic and STAR India. It also owns Twentieth Century Fox Film, Twentieth Century Fox Television, a 50% interest in Endemol Shine and a 39.1% in Sky.

Dataxu
dataxu® helps marketing professionals use data to improve their advertising. Our software empowers you to connect with real people across all channels, including TV, capturing consumers’ attention when and where it matters most. With 14 offices around the world, we’re here to help power your business forward.
FOX Networks Group Asia
FOX Networks Group Asia (FNG Asia) is 21st Century Fox’s multi-media business in Asia Pacific and the Middle East. FNG Asia develops, produces and distributes entertainment, sports, factual and movie channels in 14 languages. The FNG Asia portfolio includes over 30 channel brands, on both linear and non-linear platforms, including FOX Sports, FOX Life, FOX Movies, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo People, SCM (formerly STAR Chinese Movies) and SCC (formerly STAR Chinese Channel) and its on-demand video-streaming service FOX+. FNG Asia reaches more than 580 million cumulative homes with offices in Asia Pacific and the UAE. FNG Asia is a fully owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Friend MTS
Friend MTS’ global monitoring and watermarking services can stop streaming piracy in minutes. Designed for premium sports and entertainment, our 3rd generation, battle-hardened ASiD service is the world’s most widely adopted watermarking. It has been independently tested for robustness and evaluated by ‘golden eyes’, making it Hollywood Studio approved and meeting the requirements of sports rights owners.
InvestHK

InvestHK is the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government Department responsible for attracting Foreign Direct Investment and supporting overseas and Mainland businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong.

Our team provide free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in our vibrant city.

MarkMonitor

MarkMonitor, the leading enterprise brand protection solution and a Clarivate Analytics flagship brand, provides advanced technology and expertise that protects the revenues and reputations of the world’s leading brands. Customers choose MarkMonitor for its unique combination of advanced technology, comprehensive protection and extensive industry relationships.

Qvest Media

Qvest Media is a world-leading systems architect specialising in broadcast, media and OTT technologies for broadcasters, operators, telcos, and production/post-production organisations. Qvest Media’s portfolio includes systems integration, digital transformation consulting, managed technology, professional products, cyber security and our latest offering Qvest.Cloud, a management and integration platform for multi-Cloud/on-prem/hybrid environments.

SPI International
SPI International/FILMBOX is a global media company operating over 35 television channels in more than 50 countries across six continents. Our compelling channel portfolio includes thematic and movie channels with global brands including; FilmBox, FilmBox Art House, FunBox UHD, DocuBox, FightBox, FashionBox, Fast&FunBox, Gametoon and 360TuneBox.
Star India
Star India has defined the Indian media landscape since 1991 and today is one of the country’s leading media conglomerates, reaching approximately 700+ million viewers a month across India and more than 100 other countries. Star generates 30,000+ hours of content every year and broadcasts 60+ channels in 8 different languages, reaching 9 out of 10 C&S TV homes in India.
Tencent
Tencent was founded in Shenzhen, China, in 1998. Tencent uses technology to enrich the lives of Internet users. Our social products Weixin and QQ link our users to a rich digital content catalogue including games, video, music and books. Our proprietary targeting technology helps advertisers reach out to hundreds of millions of consumers in China.
Viaccess-Orca

Viaccess-Orca (VO) is a leading global solutions provider of OTT ,TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions for a personalised TV experience.
VO offers an extensive range of innovative, end-to-end, modular solutions for content delivery, protection, discovery, and monetisation. Viaccess-Orca is part of the Orange Group.

Viu

Viu is a leading OTT video streaming service operated by PCCW Media Group in 16 markets. Operating with both an ad-supported tier and a premium subscription tier of service with more features, Viu delivers premium Asian content in different genres as well as original production series under the ‘Viu Original’ initiative. The service can be accessed via Viu app available for free on the App Store and Google Play, and also on the web.

WebTVAsia

WebTVAsia is the fastest growing digital media entertainment company in Asia with 250 million millennial users watching over 25 billion minutes of its 3,000 premium creator channels every month. In five years, it has expanded with offices in 11 Asia Pacific markets: China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Australia.

Patron Sponsors

A+E Networks
Australia Channel

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