China Format Day Signals New Era In East-West Trade

WITH executives from 26 international companies, 21 keynote speakers and 300-plus attendees, including representatives from 28 local Chinese stations, the inaugural China Format Day at last month’s Sichuan TV Festival proved “that formats are now a huge and permanent feature of the Chinese TV landscape”, according to co-organiser Georges Leclere, CEO of LGMA. Leclere’s claim…

New Member Profile: Enlight Media

ENLIGHT MEDIA — the largest independent production company in China — is used to blazing a trail. It was the first Chinese producer to recognise the potential of The X Factor, which it reversioned for Liaoning TV to the sort of telephone-number success that can only happen in a country of 1.34 billion people. It…