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  • 21 May 2009

    NZ’s Oktobor explores collaboration with Singapore creative sector

    Auckland – Award winning visual effects and animation studio Oktobor represented the New Zealand business community at a recent New Zealand Business Forum held in Singapore to promote trade between the two countries. The forum addressed trends that are...... Read More

  • 01 May 2009

    AZ Works OPENS IN Cineport Busan

    The southern port city of Busan, which is home to the Pusan International Film Festival, and the Busan Film Commission (BFC) took firm strides towards establishing itself as the premier Asian film and broadcast production with the recent opening...... Read More

  • 09 Apr 2009

    eBUS to demonstrate digital tapeless delivery solution for Singapore TVC industry

    eBUS to demonstrate digital tapeless delivery solution for Singapore TVC industry.... Read More

  • 01 Mar 2009

    Philippine indie films make headway

    While independent films are largely ignored by ordinary movie-goers in the Philippines, the genre has become the ‘in thing’ in the country as indie movies gain international acclaim and generate worldwide interest. Industry experts noted that indie filmmakers produce...... Read More

  • 01 Mar 2009

    New facilities BOOST Malaysian industry

    Two new entrants herald an encouraging push for the Malaysian film industry. The National Film Corporation (Finas) launched its own digital studio called the Digital Mix Stage Studio. The studio, located at the Merdeka Studio Complex in Kuala Lumpur,...... Read More

  • 17 Feb 2009

    Singapore increases media funding

    The Singapore government will inject S$230 million over the next five years to develop its media industry under a new media masterplan known as Singapore Media Fusion (SMF). It hopes to stimulate demand for local content, develop talent and...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2009

    Australian cinema renaissance on the cards

    Ruth Harley, only recently took up the role of CEO of the newly created Screen Australia, but many are hoping the former head of the New Zealand Film Commission can revive Australia’s filmmaking fortunes in the way that Lord...... Read More

  • 01 Jan 2009

    New scheme boosts

    Since the middle of last year, the government launched a Screen Production Incentive Fund (SPIF) designed to boost New Zealand’s film and television industry. The fund provides a five-year pool of funding worth NZ$68.5 million. It is administered by...... Read More

  • 21 Dec 2008

    Discovery Channel names winners of Eye On Malaysia initiative

    Kuala Lumpur – Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific and Malaysia’s National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) announced five winners of its Eye on Malaysia initiative. Five filmmakers will each be commissioned to produce a 30-minute documentary showcasing Malaysia’s rich culture, history and...... Read More

  • 15 Dec 2008

    Singapore’s media facilities to expand with addition of movie studios

    Singapore will build new movie studios for use by independent and foreign productions as part of a new S$1 billion facilities cluster, Mediapolis @ one-north. A consortium of public agencies and private companies will complete Mediapolis over the next...... Read More

  • 28 Oct 2008

    India’s Adlabs announces third quarter profits

    India – Adlabs Films, the Indian film and exhibition division of the Reliance ADA Group that is now the principal backer of DreamWorks, more than doubled its profits in the three months ended in September. The group reported earnings...... Read More

  • 14 Oct 2008

    Hong Kong International Film Festival names Soo Wei Shaw as director

    Hong Kong – The Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) has appointed Ms. Soo Wei Shaw as executive director. Ms. Shaw will oversee the development of the Hong Kong International Film Festival (HKIFF), Asian Film Awards (AFA), and...... Read More

  • 06 Oct 2008

    Singapore Film Commission hands out grants to nine filmmakers

    The Singapore Film Commission (SFC) selected nine filmmakers to received cash awards under its New Feature Film Fund. The filmmakers received S$250,000 each to direct their feature films. In addition, cinema chain Golden Village Pictures has committed to distribute...... Read More

  • 30 Sep 2008

    KBS relies on Omneon Spectrum server to implement tapeless workflow

    Korea – The Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) has installed Omneon Spectrum media servers to provide the foundation for file-based workflow. The Spectrum systems will be used for both ingest and playout of content on KBS’ terrestrial television channel KBS1....... Read More

  • 30 Sep 2008

    Visual Effects Society announces launch of Australian Section

    Sydney, Australia – The Visual Effects Society (VES) has welcomed Australia on board as an official Section to the society that represents more than 1700 visual effects and computer graphics professionals internationally. Australia joins San Francisco, London and Vancouver...... Read More

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