Chai signs with Convergence

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HONG KONG -- Singaporean director Chai Yee-wei has signed an international representation deal with Los Angeles-based management and production company Convergence Entertainment.

Chai recently completed his first feature "Blood Ties," and joins other Asian directors Tsui Hark ("Seven Swords"), Gordon Chan ("Fist of Legend," "Painted Skin") Shunji Iwai ("Love Letter," "New York I Love You") and "The Chaser" screenwriter Shinho Lee on Convergence's roster.

"Chai represents a new generation of Singaporean directors that have wonderful commercial sensibilities, making films that will travel well internationally and beyond,” said Andrew Lam, head of the Convergence International unit.

Currently, Convergence Entertainment has several productions in development and pre-production including Wicked City directed by Mark Dippe ("Spawn"), slated for release in 2011.
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