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Aaron Herps appointed GM for AVIA's Coalition Against Piracy

KOLKATA: The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed Aaron Herps as the general manager of its Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), following the departure of Neil Gane who moved on to take up a position with the Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE). Herps joined AVIA in 2019 as...

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Lionsgate Play eyeing collaborations to get ahead in Indian market: Rohit Jain

In December 2020, Hollywood studio Lionsgate rolled out its independent video streaming app Lionsgate Play here and later expanded its presence in Indonesia. Distribution, payment mechanism.

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Industry heads see huge headroom for growth across TV & digital in India

KOLKATA: At the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) recent Future of Video India conference, industry leaders remained upbeat about the potential for growth in India’s television landscape despite a painful 2020 which had seen a 25 per cent drop in TV advertising revenue.

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AVIA appoints Celeste Campbell-Pitt as a new chief policy officer

KOLKATA: The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed a new chief policy officer to be based in its Singapore office, a first for the role. Celeste Campbell-Pitt will join AVIA on 3 May, and work with the current chief policy officer John Medeiros, who will retire after the transition...

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AVIA supports IAMAI's implementation toolkit for self-regulation

KOLKATA: Amid talks of OTT regulation, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) announced the adoption of a comprehensive implementation toolkit last week. The association said the move is a step forward from the Universal Self-Regulation Code it had launched in September. Asia Video...

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