How Synamedia helps OTT providers boost engagement, drive revenues and combat piracy

OTT platforms in India will have to generate additional revenue streams in a way that doesn’t turn off viewers in the face of intense competition, says Deepak Bhatia, General Manager & Head of Sales, India, Synamedia. In an interview with ottwatcher.com, he speaks about the bright future for the OTT sector in India, and the […]

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MyToonz is a first-of-its-kind OTT platform for delicious and nutritious content for kids and families: Toonz CEO P Jayakumar

Toonz Animation India, the animation production division from the Toonz Group, has established itself as a leading animation production house in India. Headquartered in Thiruvananthapuram Technopark, the 20-year-old animation powerhouse has now launched MyToonz, a first-of-its-kind exclusive kids OTT platform for kids and families. In an exclusive interview, Toonz Media Group CEO P Jayakumar tells […]

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CobbleCord is all about giving people more control over their streaming mix: CobbleCord Founder-CEO Virginia Juliano

CobbleCord is a website and app that help people, through a patented process, cobble together their own personalized streaming bundles to get the most out of streaming and get rid of cable. It provides an overview of each streaming service with details on content, price, device support, special features, etc. It helps the consumer, who […]

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OTT plays a huge part in increasing footprint of quality regional content: GOD’s creator Radhika Lavu

Radhika Lavu is a film maker with over 10 years of experience. Her production house, Ellanar Films, has successfully partnered with Zee5 to produce Telugu-language digital content. Its Gods of Dharmapuri (GOD), a Telugu web series on Zee5, has won accolades for its bold and gripping narrative style. A Telugu first-of-its-kind, GOD is remarkable saga of power struggles […]

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Meet DORA, the RADAR Teen rewriting what it means to be a global pop star

Spanish singer-songwriter DORA has had a busy year—and that’s putting it lightly. At just 16, she’s already graced the cover of Vogue España and appeared on the soundtrack for Élite, a popular Netflix show. Now the Madrid-based artist can add another item to the list: she’s a part of Spotify’s global emerging-artist program, RADAR. Launched in March 2020, the programme features […]

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Creativity should be allowed to flow free; let viewers decide what they like to view: Gautam Chaturvedi

Gautam Chaturvedi, Managing Director, Pinetree Pictures, is an actor-turned-entrepreneur. He built Pinetree Pictures 13 years ago. While the Pandemic has been rather tough globally, Gautam Chaturvedi turned this into an opportunity. Find out how in this an interview he gave to ottwatcher.com. Excerpts: How PineTree Pictures directed and produced a short film during the lockdown […]

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Streaming platforms must deploy AI for content personalisation and subscriber engagement: Evergent’s Paolo Cuttorelli

Despite huge spikes in streaming service viewership during COVID-19 lockdowns, streaming services have to remain vigilant in these uncertain times, especially in these pandemic-ravaged times. Paolo Cuttorelli, VP and GM of Evergent, a global provider of revenue and customer management for telcos, streaming providers, and digital entertainment companies, dwells on the need for streaming services […]

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Why it’s important to have a streamer for lesbian films? Lesflicks founder Naomi Bennett has the answer

London-based Lesflicks is a dedicated streaming platform for lesbian films. Its founder Naomi Bennett is a long-time passionate LGBQ  activist and community builder. In 2019, she founded Lesflicks, a subscription streamer targeting the lesbian and bisexual women. Lesflicks offers an impressive fare of 80 titles, which include feature films, and series. More than being just […]

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I co-produced Pepper Chicken to showcase Assam and Northeast to mainstream media: Dipannitha Sharma

The whole country has come closer to each other thanks to OTT platforms, says the actress from Assam. Dipannita Sharma has proved her mettle as an actress in movies like Ladies V/s Ricky Bahl and Jodi Breakers. Now, she has stepped into the shoes of a producer with the film Pepper Chicken, which has been […]

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We want Nurflix to be the ‘polite’ streaming platform, says Nurflix CEO Syah Rizal Mohamed

Malaysia’s homegrown Nurflix is a ‘sharia-compliant’ streaming platform. The SVOD platform’s CEO Syah Rizal Mohamed says that the proliferation of OTT platforms and the streaming of unmoderated content prompted him to think of launching this platform. “The existing filtering system on these platforms do not really solve the real issue. The only way to have […]

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