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‘Wet Season’ Star on Working With Anthony Chen, Winning a Golden Horse Award

Golden Horse-winning actress Yeo Yann Yann talks about her latest role in 'Wet Season' and how acting has "helped me understand myself."

WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks Names Southeast Asia Team

WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks on Wednesday revealed its leadership team for the Southeast Asia region, which will be based out of the organization's Singapore office and is led by Clement…

‘Manta Ray’ Producer to Receive Southeast Asia Co-Production Grant

A new project from Venice-winning Thai producer Mai Meksawan ('Manta Ray') has been handed a slice of the inaugural Southeast Asia Co-Production Grant.

Oscars: Gay Drama ‘Memories of My Body’ Faced Bans Before Being Chosen as Indonesia’s Entry

Inspired by the real life of famed Indonesian dancer Rianto, 'Memories of My Body' follows an abandoned young boy as he searches for a sense of identity. Following its April release, the film faced…

How Singapore Is Shaping Asia’s Digital Future

Singapore's forward-thinking tech vision has put it on the front lines of the streaming wars.

Local Films the Focus as Singapore Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years

The 30th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) kicks off on November 21 with more than 90 films across its program and a focus also on just how much impact the event has had on the city over…

New Doc Charts How “Vietnam’s Lady Gaga” Became an Activist Banned From Playing in Her Own Country

Mai Khoi's childhood dreams should by rights have been realized when she had a song that topped the charts. Instead, the Vietnamese pop singer said she felt "something missing" and so she turned her…

Golden Screen Awards: China-Kazakhstan’s ‘The Composer’ Takes Top Prizes

'The Composer,' a China-Kazakhstan co-production charting the tumultuous life of Chinese composer Xian Xinghai has swept this year's Golden Screen Awards, picking up gongs for best co-production…

‘Mekong 2030’ Anthology to Focus On Plight Of Mekong River

Five Southeast Asian directors will present their visions — and fears — for the future of one of Asia's iconic rivers through the anthology 'Mekong 2030,' which is set to tour the world's festival…

Philippine Director Petersen Vargas’ Next Feature Lands Southeast Asian Fiction Film Lab Prize

The lion's share of this year's Southeast Asian Fiction Film Lab (SEAFIC) cash has been handed to Philippine director Petersen Vargas for use toward a production he hopes will shed light on the lives…

Lav Diaz, Edwin Among Recipients of Thailand’s Purin Pictures Grants

Veteran Philippine filmmaker Lav Diaz and Edwin of Indonesia are among those to receive the latest round of cash from Purin Pictures after the Thai film fund announced its fall 2019 round of grants.

U.S. Seals Deal to Recover $700M in Assets From 1MDB Fugitive

The U.S. Department of Justice says it has reached settlements with fugitive Malaysian businessman Jho Low for the recovery of more than $700 million in assets allegedly acquired through funds stolen…