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  • 20 Mar 2008

    Key Hong Kong Entertainment Expo 2008 events draw to a close

    Hong Kong – First week of Hong Kong Entertainment Expo 2008, the Special Administrative Region’s Asian entertainment industry trade show being held March 17-April 13, saw the conclusion of key events including TV and film market Hong Kong FILMART,...... Read More

  • 19 Mar 2008

    MDA appoints Kenneth Tan as COO and director of SFC

    Singapore: The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has appointed Kenneth Tan as chief operating officer, MDA, as well as director, Singapore Film Commission (SFC). Joining MDA from May 2, 2008, Tan replaces outgoing SFC director Man Shu Sum...... Read More

  • 18 Mar 2008

    Malaysia and Italy formalize media ties

    Hong Kong: Co-operation between Malaysia and Lazio, Italy’s audiovisual (AV) industries was formalized March 18, 2008 with a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the former’s Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and the latter’s Finanziaria laziale di sviluppo (FILAS) at Hong...... Read More

  • 18 Dec 2007

    Anti-piracy sweep continues in Malaysia

    Hong Kong/ Malaysia – Malaysia’s Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA), and the Malaysian Federation Against Copyright Theft (MFACT), which represents the Motion Picture Association (MPA), raided three pirate optical disc burner labs and a related printing...... Read More

  • 10 Dec 2007

    Tembusu invests in Singapore’s Infinite Frameworks

    Singapore: Singapore-based media house Infinite Frameworks (IFW) has received investment from venture capital firm Tembusu Partners to expand from post-production services into executive production and distribution of content into mobile and IPTV services. Tembusu is a private equity fund...... Read More

  • 30 Nov 2007

    ATF closes with record participation

    Singapore – Asia Television Forum, organized by Reed Exhibitions with support from Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) drew to a close on Nov. 30 setting various records. Some 4,700 participants from more than 500 companies across 50 countries contributed...... Read More

  • 28 Nov 2007

    Upside Down Entertainment and Cinema Solutions to finance Asian producers

    Singapore: Upside Down Entertainment (UDE) and US-based financing partner Cinema Solutions, Inc. are offering up to 80% financing for productions by Asian filmmakers. The partners have also closed a US$10 million deal to fund two feature films to be...... Read More

  • 31 Oct 2007

    Asia Media Festival set for a big splash in 2007

    Singapore: The Asia Media Festival 2007 (AMF 2007), the regional business platform for the media industry held from Nov. 14 – Dec. 4 in Singapore, is set to be bigger this year with a marked increase in participation as...... Read More

  • 14 Sep 2007

    Film and TV government agencies to form Screen Australia

    Australia: An agency known as Screen Australia will be formed from the merger of the Australian Film Commission, Film Finance Corporation Australia and Film Australia on July 1 2008. Arts Minister Senator George Brandis released draft legislation which outlines...... Read More

  • 13 Sep 2007

    Event details for MIPCOM Junior announced

    France: Details for the 15th edition of MIPCOM Junior, the specialist international screening marketplace and conference for children’s programming and merchandising taking place on October 6 – 7 at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes, have been announced. Taking place...... Read More

  • 01 Sep 2007

    India’s Filmlab acquires two Imagica IMAGER XE Advanced Plus scanners

    USA / India: Indian facility Filmlab has purchased two IMAGER XE Advanced Plus scanners from Imagica Technologies Corp. to drive the company’s expansion into digital intermediate (DI) services. The IMAGER XE Advanced Plus scanners will be part of Filmlab’s...... Read More

  • 07 Aug 2007

    MDA launches Animated Short Film Initiative to fund local productions

    Singapore: The Singapore Film Society (SFS) and the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) has launched an Animated Short Film Initiative (ASFI) to encourage local production of animated short films. The initiative is targeted to help Singaporean animators make...... Read More

  • 01 May 2007

    Network wars on a different planet

    Network-produced TV commercials redefine advertising boundaries in The Philippines. Will they change the landscape forever? Or are they just a fad.... Read More

  • 01 Sep 2006

    Financing The Independent Film ==> mediafinancing

    As one of the leading movers and shakers in the international film financing business, Lewis Horwitz has a unique perspective on the changes that have taken place in the industry. Nazir Keshvani caught up with the ex-CEO of the...... Read More

  • 25 May 2006

    Dayang opens new office in Seoul

    Hong Kong: Dayang announces the formation of Dayang International (Korea), a new office to be based in Seoul. The new Dayang entity will provide sales and customer-support for the Korean region. Further, the company also announced the appointment of...... Read More

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