August 6, 2015
By Rechelle Tangcangco
Photo: ScreenSingapore (SS)
Singapore – ScreenSingapore (SS) 2015, Southeast Asia’s marketplace for filmed entertainment returns this year with a brand new feature: the Southeast Asian Film Financing (SAFF) Project Market. A first of its kind to be featured at SS, the SAFF Project Market will take place from 2-4 December 2015.
Co-located with the Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), the SAFF Project Market is held at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore and in partnership with the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA) and the Ties that Bind (TTB) producing workshop. SAAVA is a non-profit association established to strengthen collaborations between media producers and financiers in Southeast Asia, while TTB is an innovative programme designed to assist 10 producers from Asia and Europe with potential European-Asian co-production projects. This launch pad serves to connect promising producers and their projects with commissioners, investors, and co-production partners.