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  • 15 Mar 2010

    New Feature Film Fund supports four new Singapore films

    Singapore – Four new films will be awarded funding by the Singapore Film Commission (SFC) under its New Feature Film Fund (NFFF). Chosen from 46 applications, the four films are Endless Day directed by Ho Tzu Nyen; Get Meaty...... Read More

  • 09 Nov 2009

    Huayi Brothers on board for crime thriller Stool Pigeon

    Los Angeles – Emperor Motion Pictures’ (EMP) much-awaited crime thriller Stool Pigeon announced new equity participation from Chinese media conglomerate Huayi Brothers Media Corporation. Huayi Brothers will come on board the production as producer and will handle sales for...... Read More

  • 05 Nov 2009

    MDA International Film Fund fuels Singapore-China-Korea co-production

    Los Angeles – Neon Sign, a Singapore-China-Korea film co-production, is the first film to receive support under the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) International Film Fund. The film will be directed by Korean Pil Gam-Sung and is scheduled...... Read More

  • 11 Aug 2009

    Shangri-La Pictures signs US$100 million film fund deal

    Singapore – Shangri-La Pictures announced the signing of a US$100 million film fund deal to finance a slate of English language commercial films for global distribution over the next three years. The agreement sees the formation of a joint...... Read More

  • 06 Jul 2009

    Wild Asia calls for entries for Seed Grants project

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Wild Asia, a social enterprise based in Kuala Lumpur working to support environmental and social initiatives in Asia, is calling for entries to its developmental effort known as Seed Grants. Seed Grants provides financial support...... Read More

  • 30 Apr 2009

    MDA calls for SPINE proposals

    Singapore – The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has called for proposals from publishing companies for projects with strong cross-media or cross-platform elements, aimed at international distribution and readership. Called Spearheading Publishing Innovation for New Enterprise (SPINE), MDA...... Read More

  • 01 Mar 2009

    MDA boosts media sector

    In a climate of recession and uncertainty, Singapore’s Media Development Agency (MDA) announced it aims not just to meet, but to exceed the targets of its Media 21 Blueprint. With a financial boost to the tune of S$250 million,...... 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

  • 12 Jan 2009

    MDA greenlights 5 new media projects

    Singapore – Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) has awarded five new media projects with a total funding of S$7.6 million. The projects range from development of games to media-rich learning. The five projects were selected from 26 proposals submitted...... 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

  • 28 Oct 2008

    Fifteen projects selected to boost Singapore’s interactive digital media sector

    Singapore – Fifteen new projects on the concept of ‘Co-Space’ have been awarded funding by the multi-agency Interactive Digital Media Research and Development Programme Office (IDMPO) hosted by the Media Development Authority. Collectively, these projects will achieve for Singapore...... 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

  • 02 Sep 2008

    HK, Singapore to host film financing conference

    Singapore/Hong Kong – The Asia Business Forum will be organising a one-day conference on film financing in Singapore on 11 November 2008 and Hong Kong on 13 November 2008. Film finance is a little understood aspect of film production....... Read More

  • 12 May 2008

    Omnilab Media co-finances biopic on US president George W. Bush

    Sydney – Omnilab Media, Australia and New Zealand-based vertically integrated content development and media service business is co-financing W, a biographical motion picture about US president George W. Bush directed by Oliver Stone from a screenplay by Stanley Weiser....... Read More

  • 16 Apr 2008

    TWC to finance new features Shanghai and Seven Samurai

    New York – Ahead of the release of The Forbidden Kingdom, the first film from The Weinstein Company’s (TWC) US$285million Asian Film Fund, TWC unveiled plans to finance the development, production, acquisition, marketing and distribution of new Asian-themed films...... Read More

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