Mediacorp announces content sourcing innovations with VICE and Wattpad

Singapore’s Mediacorp has used the APOS event in Bali, Indonesia to unveil three new partnership announcements, including a high-profile content supply arrangement that will bring it a raft of digital and TV content from youth media brand VICE. Mediacorp said it will bring VICE content into its growing portfolio of digital assets, and carry curated […]

Iflix partners with Wattpad on AI-selected Indonesian originals

Iflix has partnered with reading and publishing app Wattpad to co-produce dozens of original movies based on Wattpad stories from Indonesia. Using machine learning, Wattpad will identify stories and trends to develop as Iflix original films, drawing on the more than six million original Indonesian stories that have been uploaded to the service. Iflix said […]

Hulu takes series from Wattpad, AwesomenessTV and Grammnet

Hulu has made a straight-to-series order of Light as a Feather, a thriller from Wattpad Studios, AwesomenessTV and Kelsey Grammer’s prodco Grammnet. Light as a Feather is based on Zoe Aarensen’s supernatural thriller, which appeared on Wattpad’s digital reading service reaching 2.9 million reads. The story follows five teen girls as they deal with the supernatural fallout stemming […]