The craftsmanship, artistry and importance of the rapidly evolving vidgames industry has long been recognized in the U.K. by BAFTA, which celebrated the sector with its ninth British Academy Games…
Russian pay TV services added more than 4 million subscribers last year, growing 19% to 30.5 million customers in an industry now worth an annual $1.6 billion.
Veteran producer Teresa Enrich has been tapped as director of the Catalan Institute of Cultural Companies (ICEC), which runs Spain's biggest regional film fund.
Ireland's government has extended its tax incentive for the film, TV and animation industries until 2020, finance minister Michael Noonan announced Wednesday.
The Indian government has paved the way for increased international investment in the country's booming TV sector, raising the caps for foreign ownership from 49% to 74%.
India's animation and visual effects sector is projected to grow 18.7% annually to reach $1 billion in revs by 2014.
Brazilian TV's indie animated-series production sector is booming.
Ad spending in Brazil rose 9.3% to 17.4 billion reals ($8 billion) in 2006, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers' Inter-Meios study, far outpacing the country's 3.1% inflation rate.
Singapore has unveiled four more initiatives to boost its emerging new media entertainment sector.