Argentine Producers Talk International Funding, Advantages, Disadvantages of Streaming Platforms

The miraculous prospects of international funding initiatives and the opportunities and pitfalls offered by streaming platforms were among the topics discussed by leading Argentine producers during an online Ventana Sur panel on Thursday. Diego Dubcovsky of Varsovia Films, Santiago Gallelli … Read more…

Australian Government Proposes Content Quotas for International Platforms – Global Bulletin

In today’s Global Bulletin, streamers face potential content quotas in Australia, Leonine hires former Red Arrow exec Nina Etspueler, Channel 4 commissions a second Diana doc and Tallinn’s industry section announces its winners. QUOTA Global platforms facing imminent local production … Read more…

Indian Streaming Platforms Weigh up Unclear Future of Content Regulation

Earlier this month, the previously self-regulated Indian streaming sector was brought under the purview of the country’s Information and Broadcasting Ministry. That quickly set off a storm of discussion around possible government censorship. The Ministry has said nothing on the … Read more…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Urge Social Media Platforms To Stop ‘Training People to be Cruel’

QCT As the first non-white woman to marry a senior member of Britain’s royal family, Meghan Markle has been subjected to appalling levels of racist abuse and trolling on social media. Indeed, in the recent biography of the couple by … Read more…

India's Reliance Jio Platforms sells $1.5 billion stake to Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani has found yet another high-profile firm to write a massive check to his telecom venture Reliance Jio Platforms at the height of a global pandemic. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, one of the largest and most impactful sovereign … Read more…

Trump Threatens To Shut Social Media Platforms Following Twitter Alerts

President Donald Trump threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter alerted users to “fact-check” his tweets. “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent,” Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Disputing the accuracy … Read more…