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  FILMART: Creating Quality Localized Content Attracts Audiences

Tapping into the huge market for OTT platform content HONG KONG, Mar 15, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – With the rapid advances in technology, people can tune into their favourite OTT platforms on different kinds of electronic devices anytime and anywhere. OTT refers to over-the-top distribution of multimedia content via the Internet. For online entertainment companies, the challenge is how…

FILMART Draws Over 8,000 Global Visitors

Industry Leaders Discuss Trends, Development and Cooperation HONG KONG, Mar 16, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – The 21st Hong Kong International Film & TV Market (FILMART), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), ended today. The four-day event is a premier trading platform for the Asia’s entertainment industry. This year’s fair attracted more than 8,000 visitors, up nine…

Power-Players head to Mission Hills for Lesports Connects: The China Sports Forum

HONG KONG, 28 November 2016 – Global industry leaders and sporting personalities are coming together this week to discuss the future of the sports industry in the world’s most populous country when the inaugural LeSportsConnect: The China Sports Forum kicks off tomorrow in Dongguan, southern China. Billed the definitive gateway to connect China’s new and emerging sports business power-players, LeSports…

Lesports Connects: The China Sports Forum – Speaker line up announced for first ever

Lesports Connects: The China Sports Forum – Speaker line up announced for first ever 第一屇LeSports Connects 中国体育论坛演讲者名单公布 Highlights LeSports Connects: The China Sports Forum, to be held at Mission Hills Dongguan from 28 – 30 November, announces speaker line up, including former England football star Rio Ferdinand, Chinese sports industry leaders from LeSports and Weibo Sports, WWE heiress Stephanie McMahon…

澄清對版權例修訂2014的誤解

《2014年版權(修訂)條例草案》將在立法會二讀,網上出現很多言論誤導公眾,歪曲條例的精神,須加以澄清: 一、版權條例的訂立,目的是保護每一個人的創作及表達自由,而並非限制。版權是上天賦予每一個人與生俱來的重要私有財產,每個人都有創作及表達自由,而版權本身是毋須登記,無論富或貧、大公司或小公司,創作出來的作品都會即時同樣平等地受到版權條例的保護,令大家可安心不斷創作和表達,免受抄襲盜竊的威脅。因此,面對新經濟和科技的挑戰,現時不少民主自由的國家,都不斷修訂《版權條例》,為國民的私有財產提供更完善及更有效的保障。 閱讀全文

Hong Kong Copyright Alliance Urges Passage of Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014

The Hong Kong Copyright Alliance urges the Legislative Council to endorse the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 (“Bill”) to both bolster the freedom of expression and protect the creative sector from online piracy. “The Bill not only ensures the freedom of expression, but also safeguards intellectual property rights. It is a lifeline for our ailing industry. It is a necessary measure…

Key messages for the second reading of Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014

Hong Kong’s legislature is nearing final votes on the Copyright Amendments 2014. The amendments are critical to the future of the content industries in the SAR; they bring digital copyright principles to Hong Kong for the first time. The law is in dire need of updating, to take account of legal and illegal digital distribution of copyrighted materials, including entire…

Global Organizations Call Upon Governments To Safeguard Satellite Spectrum From Further Wireless Interference

12 November 2015 GENEVA, Switzerland – Major inter-governmental and private-sector organizations responsible for providing safety-of-life communications to millions of people have requested the national administrations of every region to preserve satellite spectrum for use in delivering mission-critical satellite services worldwide. The unprecedented demonstration of support for satellite spectrum was made during a series of briefings held at the International Telecommunication…