Clement Schwebig, Warner Bros Discovery President, India, Southeast Asia and Korea, has assumed the honorary role of Chair of the 2023 Asian Academy Creative Awards (AAA), which is traditionally held in Singapore in December.
Schoebig takes over the role from former Meta executive and Virtualness founder Sourav Doshi, who successfully completed his two-year tenure.
Asian Academy Creative Awards President, Michael McKay, said: ‘With deep knowledge of the local industry, the Academy will benefit from Clement’s expertise as it outlines its 2023 awards programme. Clement has a passion for the big picture and the industry – we’re excited to have him on board.”
He added: “I would like to express my great appreciation for the vision Sourav has provided during his tenure especially in digital, metaverse and receiving the first NFTs edition of the trophy in the hands of the winners in 2022”.
Schwebig, said: “I have always admired the work of the Asian Academy; From its academy campus training programs to major regional events, it is instrumental in the development of the media and entertainment industry across Asia. I am honored to take on this role and work more closely with the Asian Academy as it spotlights and recognizes outstanding local talent behind and in front of the camera.”
The Asian Academy Creative Awards honors achievement in content creation, performance and media production across television, film, digital, streaming and emerging technologies. Open to countries across the Asia Pacific region, the awards also recognize programming across multiple genres, including scripted, nonscripted, news, documentary, factual, promotional, kids and branded.
Warner Bros Discovery is the foundation sponsor of the Asian Academy and a supporter of its mission, which includes skill development programs and activities and fostering the next generation of industry professionals. AAA and Academy Campus are owned and organized by the non-profit organization Asian Academy of Creative Arts.