HOOQ Filmmakers Guild announces final pilots and additional 5 wildcards

HOOQ – the largest Video on Demand service in South-East Asia, has announced six titles for pilot development from its inaugural HOOQ Filmmakers Guild 2017. The confirmed 2017 selections are Bhak (India), Suay (Thailand), Haunt Me (Singapore), How To Be A Good Girl (Singapore), Aliansi (Indonesia) and Heaven and Hell (Indonesia). The six were selected from some 500 submissions received by HOOQ over a two-month period from all over South East Asia.

The six entries that have been earmarked for pilots span a range of genres.

India’s winning entry, Bhak, is a colourful dramedy that follows the adventures of two ambitious young filmmakers in the Bollywood film industry.  Written by Arjun Chatterjee and Shreyom Ghosh from Big3 Media, it explores themes of passion, betrayal and love. Read more about HOOQ Filmmakers Guild announces final pilots and additional 5 wildcards

HOOQ Partners with Disney to Bring Three of Marvel’s Latest Series to its Viewers

HOOQ – the largest Video on Demand service in South-East Asia, gets exclusive SVOD rights to bring three of Marvel’s latest series – Marvel’s Inhumans, Marvel’s Runaways and Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger – on the same day as the US telecast on their platform for the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore, via a newly inked deal with The Walt Disney Company South-East Asia.

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While the first chapter of Marvel’s Inhumans has been released last week worldwide in IMAX® theatres, the following episodes will then be available on HOOQ from the end of September with additional exclusive content, not seen in IMAX ® theatres. Next up will be Marvel’s Runaways which debuts on digital on November 21 st , 2017. Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger will be released later on in 2018. All these will have all episodes screened same day as the US telecast. Read more about HOOQ Partners with Disney to Bring Three of Marvel’s Latest Series to its Viewers

Aldub’s Destined to Be Yours now available on HOOQ

HOOQ, Asia’s largest Subscription Video-on- Demand (SVOD) service, recently announced its acquisition of the exclusive SVOD rights to the catch-up episodes of Aldub’s first-ever teleserye, Destined to Be Yours, in the Philippines.

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“With this new partnership, AlDub fans in the Philippines can stream the latest episode of Destined to be Yours 24 hours after its telecast on GMA Channel 7, plus they can also catch up on all the previous episodes they missed,” says Jane Cruz Walker, Country Manager of HOOQ. Read more about Aldub’s Destined to Be Yours now available on HOOQ