The Series Mania TV fest and Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) have cast a strategic alliance that goals to deepen already robust current trade ties between Europe and Taiwan.
Under this partnership, Series Mania and TAICCA will collectively arrange co-production workshops for mission groups to pitch at Series Mania. Conversely, prime European TV execs shall be invited to attend the Taiwan Creative Content Fest held yearly in November.
The settlement was signed throughout a Series Mania Forum occasion by TAICCA chair Ting Hsiao-Ching and Series Mania common director Laurence Herszberg, who famous that it’s going to “construct on the intensive ties within the audiovisual industries between Europe and Taiwan.”
Ting made the trek from Asia to Series Mania in Lille, France, with a big Taiwanese delegation to introduce greater than 50 initiatives from 24 TV manufacturing firms represented by the Taiwan Pavilion on the fest.
Tawian’s TV trade has been steadily gaining worldwide traction.
“Fragrance of the First Flower” (pictured) produced by Taiwanese over-the-top platform GagaOOLala, which focuses on LGBTQ content material, was named by Variety as probably the greatest worldwide TV exhibits of 2021.
The concept behind the pact is to supply a quick observe for creators, producers, traders, and distributors from either side to make sure mutual entry to TV markets in Europe and Aisa, and to open a doorway for European TV producers to make international content material for Chinese talking audiences.
“Taiwan shares European values concerning freedom; democracy; inclusion; and variety,” stated Ting “in addition to an analogous funding ecosystem,” she added, noting that “It is a pure match for European initiatives on the lookout for co-production companions in Asia.”
Although self-ruled, Taiwan has its personal democratically elected authorities and break up from China in 1949, Beijing nonetheless considers it a renegade province beneath its personal jurisdiction.
The ceremonial signing was additionally attended by Taiwan’s deputy ambassador in France, Bernard Bang-Zyh Liu, who famous that “With the rise of worldwide streaming platforms, creators can carry nice tales to the doorsteps of each family with out borders.”
“I’m excited to see Taiwan and Europe becoming a member of arms to create distinctive content material that travels properly all around the globe,” he stated.
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