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In an effort to better position itself within the Indonesian and Indian territories, the BBC is moving its Asian regional head-quarters from Hong Kong to Singapore...
April 1, 2000

In an effort to better position itself within the Indonesian and Indian territories, the BBC is moving its Asian regional head-quarters from Hong Kong to Singapore

The Hot Docs Forum has received over 100 entries for the 36 available pitching slots. The pitching sessions will take place in Toronto from May 3 to 4

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Court TV will be spending US$120 million on programming over the next two years, as well as $20 million into promotions

The Television Corporation plans to buy the rest of Mentorn Barraclough Carey (MBC). TVC bought 50% of the U.K. indie last September

It has been announced that The Banff Television Festival will be managing the World Congress of Science Producers conference

Discovery Networks, Europe has launched five channels into Kazakhstan with local partner Alma TV. The five new channels to the region will be: Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Travel & Adventure, Civilization and Sci-Trek

Discovery Health Media and the American Cancer Society have signed a two-year agreement which will see them collaborate on co-branded programming

The deadline for entries for the Columbus International Film and Video Festival is July 1. For information about entries check the website at: www.chrisawards.org

X-Dream in the U.K. has formed a new holding company called Extreme Group Interactive to oversee its many online and broadcast efforts. The company has also officially changed its name to Extreme International Limited

Archive Photos in New York will now be representing the photography of Brian Hall, one of Hollywood’s eminent photographers

The Northampton Film Festival has issued its call for entries for its 2000 awards. For details, check their website at www.nohofilm.org

United Television has consolidated its Pan-Asian operations, and has launched an interactive effort dubbed Sharkstream.com

London’s Action Time has announced that it will be representing SSM Freesports. The deal will see about 1,500 hours of footage added to the Action Time catalogue

A&E and the Tohokushinsha Film Corp have reached an agreement in principle to form a joint venture to distribute The History Channel into Japan

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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