April 26, 2012
By Melody Uy
The four US$25,000 development grants are exclusive to members of the APSA Academy comprised of past APSA nominees, winners, Jury and Nominations Council members. In the past two years the MPA APSA Academy Film Fund rewarded eight deserving APSA Academy Members with US$25,000 to assist them to realise their stories for the screen.
“A common theme for discussion at the 2nd Beijing International Film Festival this week has been the importance of recognising creative talent and supporting their screen ideas at an early stage,” Mike Ellis, President and Managing Director Asia-Pacific MPA said in a press statement.