Speaker

Jose Escalante

CEO/Director, Latin Media Corporation

Jose Escalante
CEO/Director, Latin Media Corporation

Jose has been CEO-director of international acquisition, production and distribution company, Latin Media Corporation, since September 2009. The company maintains strong content links with Asia, acquiring series from, among other markets, Malaysia and Thailand, for distribution in Latin America. Jose’s previous roles include president and CEO at Dori Media and CEO and vice president at RCTV International.

 

A Lakorn Love Story

03:15 PM03:45 PM

Thai content sales in the region have exploded in the past three years, driven by bold bets being made by JKN Global Media and BEC World, a greater willingness by Thai creators and rights owners to speak about their strengths, the rise of streaming platforms and the halo effect created by greater awareness of Lakorn, its story lines and its stars. As Thai drama makes its way around the region and the world, we discuss its challenges and advantages and look at what Thailand could or should be doing to follow in the footsteps of Korea's Hallyu?