Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) and the Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) are pleased to announce their joint collaboration in co-presenting the third Creative Content Production Conference this year.
The 2nd ABU-AIBD partnership meeting was held on 14th February 2012 and was hosted by AIBD.
Mr Yang Binyuan Director, AIBD welcomed Dr Javad Mottaghi, Secretary-General of Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and the senior representatives of ABU’s Technology, Programming and News departments at the annual partnership meeting. They were Mr Sharad Sadhu, Director Technology, Mr Takeshi Doki, Director Programming and Mr Se-Deuk Ahn, Director News.
AIBD is pleased to extend the deadline of its annual online AIBD Questionnaire on Developmental Needs of Members to Friday 24 February 2012 for the convenience of its members.
The 4th Board of Director’s Meeting for the Global Media Centre for Development (GMCD) was conducted at the AIBD headquarters on 30 January 2012. Among those attending the meeting includes AIBD Director Yang Binyuan, GMCD Chairman Hugues D’annoux and GMCD General Manager Dimitri Mendjisky.
“Designing and Producing Content for Internet” was the last regional workshop of the 3-year training activities plan dedicated to TV content, formats and visual dynamics supported by the French Government and AIBD. This 4-day activity took place from 16 to 19 January 2012 in Jakarta, Indonesia, and was hosted by the local TV channel SCTV.
The aim of this workshop was the adaptation and the creation of TV programmes for the Internet platform. This workshop focused on the importance of creating Web content from a TV programme and helped TV producers to develop skills in managing the challenges this content format can bring.
The Bangkok Declaration was endorsed at the 1st Conference of the Ministers on Information and Broadcasting in the Asia-Pacific region, hosted by the Government of Thailand in May 2003 in Bangkok. The declaration offered recommendations to address challenges of media globalization, cultural diversity, public service broadcasting, information divide and human resource development could respond to the changing media environment.
WORLD TV AWARDS 2012
The World Television Awards are open to all broadcasters in Asia, Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North & South America from public, private sector and freelance producers.
For 2012, the two World TV Awards categories are:
- Category Humanity for the Best Documentary on "Promoting Religious Understanding and Tolerance"
- Category Science/Environment for the Best Programme on "Preserving Ozone layer and Protecting the Earth"
The much awaited annual excursion and AIBD New Year Party materialized on 6th January 2012 when the AIBD family had the pleasure of visiting Port Dickson on a day’s trip.
On December 15, 2011, the Professional Debate on “Developing the Public Service Broadcasting in the Arab Region” was held in Tunis during the 31st ordinary session of the Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) General Assembly.
The Pacific Media Partnership meeting today adopted a key declaration calling on the governments, international organisations and all stakeholders to assist and empower the broadcasters in the Pacific region to help them carry out their mandate of providing information, education and entertainment through their services to audiences. This is deemed as an important step in the development and sustenance of the broadcasting industry in the region.
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