Viu streaming service strikes content deal with Wattpad

Screen | 8/21/2019 | Staff
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Pan-Asian streaming service Viu, owned by Hong Kong-based PCCW Media Group, has entered into a content collaboration with Wattpad to develop original films and series based on the young adult (YA) literature platform’s stories.

Viu aims to work with Wattpad to develop youth-oriented shows across its 17 markets in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, India and South Africa. The two companies will use Wattpad’s “Story DNA Machine Learning” technology to identify the stories to adapt and guide the development process.

Wattpad - Community - Readers - Writers - Stories

Wattpad is an online community that enables readers and writers to publish user-generated stories in different genres, including fiction, non-fiction, poetry and fan-fiction. The platform has generated stories such as...
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