(Marketingmagazine.com.my) - Tonton, Malaysian top video portal, dominates at this year’s Asian Television Awards 2014 (ATA 2014) Best Digital Fiction & Non-Fiction Programme/Series category. This category makes its debut this year, in recognition of emerging trend of original digital productions.
Tonton makes up four of the six nominations in this category with web drama series “Autumn Di Hatiku”, “Autumn Di Hatiku 2”, “Dan Calonnya Adalah…” and web comedy show “Stand Up”.
“We are thrilled that multiple Tonton’s Original Series have been shortlisted for this year’s ATA. It is great to see our efforts to drive digital content consumption being recognised as well as quality of production. We know that there is a need to give our global audience more than just TV content and we are definitely looking forward to even more in 2015,” said Shahida Azad Jamaluddin, Head of Brand, Tonton and TV Networks Digital Platforms, Media Prima Digital.
With over 4 million registered users to date, Tonton is also celebrating its 4th anniversary this year. Users can enjoy these nominated web series including the recently released “Hanya Satu” on www.tonton.com.my.
Over 239 nominees, across 38 categories and spanning 13 countries has made the cut to compete for glory at the 19th edition of ATA, the region’s most prestigious industry awards. The winners will be announced at the Awards gala ceremony at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on 11th December 2014.