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  • 21 Dec 2008

    SIGGRAPH Asia a resounding success

    Singapore – More than 3,200 artists, researchers, developers, gaming experts, filmmakers, as well as academics gathered at SIGGRAPH Asia over four days to discover new products, talents, technology and techniques in the digital media industry. In all, a total...... Read More

  • 15 Dec 2008

    Post Gujarat riots film takes top honours at Asian Festival of 1st Films

    Firaaq, an Indian film about sectarian violence in Gujarat, took centre stage at the Asian Festival of 1st Films (AFFF) sweeping the awards for Best Film, Best Screenplay and the Foreign Correspondents Association Purple Orchid Award for Best Film....... Read More

  • 12 Dec 2008

    Taiwan’s Xanthus Digital Picture Ltd wins Superpitch HD

    Taiwan’s Xanthus Digital Picture Ltd. emerged as the winner of SuperPitch HD with their proposed animated entry entitled Yameme. The event saw spirited presentations by production houses from Thailand, China, Malaysia and Taiwan, with HD-compliant, original concepts for contention....... Read More

  • 08 Dec 2008

    Inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia sees significant participation from regional talents

    The inaugural SIGGRAPH Asia takes off this week with nine main programmes, mirroring the successful format that SIGGRAPH in North America has offered to interactive and digital media practitioners worldwide annually. The programmes consist of • Art Gallery: showcasing...... Read More

  • 08 Dec 2008

    Kuala Lumpur International Film Festival 2008 hands out awards

    Brazil’s A Casa de Alice (Alice’s House) was chosen as best film at the recently concluded 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Film Festival 2008 (KLIFF 2008). Directed by Chico Teixeira, A Casa de Alice beat 22 feature films in the...... Read More

  • 08 Dec 2008

    Slew of agreements to be signed at China creative expo

    The largest creative industries event in China – the International Cultural and Creative Industries Expo (ICCIE) will be held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 17-19 December 2008. ICCIE is hosted by the Ministry of...... Read More

  • 25 Nov 2008

    Nominations announced for 4th Asian Festival of 1st Films

    Singapore – Nominations for The Asian Festival of 1st Films have been announced with nominated films from a range of countries including Australia, China, India, Iran, Israel, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines and Singapore. Among the notables in this year’s...... Read More

  • 25 Nov 2008

    50 plus films to screen during 3-day Cambofest

    Cambodia – The 2nd annual Cambofest: Film & Video Festival of Cambodia will take place this year on 26-28 December in Siem Reap, with screenings of more than 50 independent features, documentaries, shorts, animation and selected social issue movies...... Read More

  • 25 Nov 2008

    MPA Film Production Workshop addresses key industry concerns of budding Asian filmmakers

    Hong Kong/Singapore – The 2008 Motion Picture Association (MPA) Film Production Workshop on November 11-12 concluded with more than 60 young filmmakers and film students from China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand in attendance. The two-day...... Read More

  • 17 Nov 2008

    Superpitch HD finalists unveiled

    Singapore – The organizers of Superpitch HD have today unveiled the competition finalists at: Having attracted 28 high quality entries from across the region – including Taiwan, Thailand, China, Malaysia and Singapore – the six shortlisted entries are:...... Read More

  • 11 Nov 2008

    S4M lecture on tapeless production in the newsroom at BMS

    Jakarta – Michael Henkel, business relations manager Asia at S4M, gave a lecture at the Broadcast & Multimedia Show Conference (BMS) in Jakarta entitled Going Tapeless in the Newsroom: Challenges Faced and Changes Required. The presentation focused on the...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Young director award goes to YEE Chang Kang

    Singaporean director Yee Chang Kang of Shooting Gallery film production house won the Best Young Director award at this year’s Phoenix Awards, the competition honouring top work produced in Asia for film, video and digital media. Yee has won...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    IBC Awards acknowledge 3D achievements

    In a year when 3D stereoscopic display was a main talking point at the International Broadcasting Congress (IBC) in Amsterdam, the top prize IBC Innovation Awards went to Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert, the...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Cinemanila 2008 winners honoured

    Screenplay writer-poet-journalist Jose ‘Pete’ Lacaba Jr. was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his numerous contributions to Philippine cinema during the recently conclude Cinemanila 2008. “I’m happy not just for myself but for my fellow screenwriters. To the...... Read More

  • 01 Nov 2008

    Bangkok Film Festival opens room for optimism

    The Bangkok International Film Festival 2008 (BKKIFF 2008), which wrapped on 30 September, featured a selection of mid-size, audience-oriented films with a regional focus. While the red-carpet night gave a touch of glamour, the core of the festival was...... Read More

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