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Mansha Daswani

Mansha Daswani is the editor-in-chief and associate publisher of World Screen. She can be reached on

Mediacorp’s Doreen Neo on Innovating Content Formats

October 13, 2019

Doreen Neo, chief content officer at Singaporean broadcaster Mediacorp, tells World Screen Newsflash about how the company is employing innovative storytelling techniques in its original series, many of which are on offer at MIPCOM this week.

Seeing Double

October 5, 2019

Mansha Daswani explores the rising trade in Asian-originated formats.

HOOQ Ramps Up Originals Slate

October 3, 2019

Asian streaming platform HOOQ is looking to deliver 100 originals by Q2 2020, today unveiling 19 new projects from across Southeast Asia.

Event Preview: Asia Video Summit

September 26, 2019

Louis Boswell, the CEO of the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), offers up a look at the highlights for the Asia Video Summit (AVS), which is relocating to Singapore for this year's edition.

Ricky Ow to Lead WarnerMedia AsiaPac Business

September 25, 2019

Ricky Ow has been tapped as president of WarnerMedia's entertainment networks, distribution and advertising sales across the Asia Pacific, with HBO Asia's longtime chief, Jonathan Spink, exiting the company.

beIN Asia Lands Rugby World Cup Rights

August 8, 2019

beIN Asia Pacific has acquired the exclusive rights to the Rugby World Cup 2019 in several markets in the region, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Video Content Investment on the Rise in Asia

July 24, 2019

Video content budgets in India, Southeast Asia and Korea rose by 12 percent last year to reach about $10 billion, Media Partners Asia (MPA) observes in a new report. Steve Laslocky, the study's principal author, provides some exclusive insights to World Screen about content trends in the region.

iflix Secures New Funding

July 22, 2019

Asian entertainment service iflix has finalized a new round of investment led by global asset manager Fidelity International.