ATF 2016 to Focus on Digital & VR


SINGAPORE: The Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) conference schedule is due to feature the C-Level Summit and VR Experiential Zone as part of its focus on strategy and investment in new domains, including digital and virtual reality (VR).

ATF’s C-Level Summit, which will focus on the digital space, will allow decision makers to discuss issues of key importance to business nowadays, including the online world. It will feature speakers from Southeast Asian telcos, including Winston Damarillo, the chief strategy officer of PLDT Group, and Prashant Gokarn, the chief new business and innovation officer at PT Indosat Tbk, alongside other top management. In addition, Krishnan Rajagopalan, co-founder of the Hooq Group; Kazufumi Nagasawa of Hulu Japan; Chris Erwin, the chief operating officer of Big Frame; and Joanne Waage, the senior VP of partnerships and programming at Viki, will address ROI issues.

The C-Level Summit will also highlight brand-expansion opportunities in technology and new markets.

The VR Experiential Zone will be developed into a seminar-cum-workshop, in which top players from the VR space will discuss progressive productions. Key players that will be present at ATF include Okio Studio, Honkytonk, Innerspace VR, Silex Films, Dailymotion and AGAT Films.

“ATF aims to provide a platform where attendees can tap on the brightest minds internationally, with topics tailored [to] the region,” said Hui Leng Yeow, the senior project director of ATF and ScreenSingapore. “Each year, we place emphasis on gathering the most relevant and current industry leaders, so that delegates can obtain the keys to navigating today’s dynamic Asia content market, as they discover the latest trends and opportunities to leverage.”

ATF will take place December 6 to 9.