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Biz Talk

Meet the Asian Decision Makers

- Introduction
This year at Docs Port Incheon, we have invited a number of Asian Decision Makers more than any previous years. It is not only because that the need for wider cooperation and co-production is increasing between Asian countries, but also that broadcasting companies in Korea and as well as in other regions, they need networks with major documentary platforms.

BIZ TALK 1-1
A talk between 5 broadcasting companies at once: Discovery Channel, founded in 1985 and having 210 million viewers only in Asia-Pacific region, Aljazeera English, an English channel run for 24 hours with news and politics around the world broadcasted in 6 continents, more than 130 countries and for 260 million households, National Geographic Channels Asia, based in Taiwan producing contents particularly about science, culture and nature, and Phoenix Satellite TV, based in Hong Kong but having 6 channels broadcasting to around 90 countries in China, Europe, North and South America.
Date/Time :
2 November 2018 / 14:30 – 15:10

Venue :
Diamond Hall (2F), Olympos Hotel

Speaker :
Vikram Channa (Vice President, Discovery Channel)

Mavourneen Dineen (Senior Producer, Al Jazeera English)

Mayyi Lee (Vice President, National Geographic Channels Regional Production & Development for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East)

Fei Fung SHUM(Director of Feature Programmes, Phoenix Satellite TV)

Moderator :
KANG Seok-pil (Managing Director, Docs Port Incheon)


BIZ TALK 1-2
A talk between 5 broadcasting companies: NHK Enterprises, Inc., an affiliate company of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) currently developing international co-production, Mediacorp, based in Singapore focusing on introducing potential Asian contents, Tencent News, the biggest news platform in China having 300 million users, EBS, a Korean company establishing its own documentary perspective through a program ‘Docuprime’, and KBS, a public company in Korea, but also the biggest with its channels KBS 1, KBS 2 and KBS World, with the most documentary slots.
Date/Time :
2 November 2018 / 15:20 – 16:00

Venue :
Diamond Hall (2F), Olympos Hotel

Speaker :
Yoko Imai (Executive Director, NHK Enterprises, Inc.)

Wei Xian HUANG (Commissioning Editor, Mediacorp)

Summer SONG (Head of ‘Guyu Doc Project’, Tencent News)

KIM Hyung-joon (Director of Documentary Department, EBS)

LEE Byung-yong (1TV Commission & Planing Executive Director, KBS)

Moderator :
KANG Seok-pil (Managing Director, Docs Port Incheon)


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