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3-D Cinema: A New Dimension

Despite tough economic times, Asian producers are betting that costly 3-D technology will reach out and grab moviegoers.

Film finance in focus at two-city confab

SINGAPORE -- Betting on entertainment as a good investment during a recession, Hollywood producers, British bankers and Southeast Asian film financiers will gather here to debate the best way to make movies for Asia's growth markets.

Thai director in for Singapore-backed rom-com

SINGAPORE -- Thai director Ekachai Uekrongtham will helm a romantic comedy tentatively titled "The Wedding of the Year" backed by Singaporean movie producers MediaCorp. Raintree Pictures and Scorpio East Pictures.

MDA to offer $8.1 mil in digital funding

SINGAPORE -- The Media Development Authority announced Friday its Interactive Digital Media Research and Development Programme Office will provide S$12 million (US$8.1 million) in funding to 15 projects in interactive digital media R&D.

Mei Ah debuts on Mio

SINGAPORE -- Singapore Telecommunications will launch Singapore's first 24-hour IPTV channel for Asian-language dramas Oct. 20, the city-state's leading telecom said Thursday.

Singaporean helmers get $1.56 mil

SINGAPORE -- Nine budding Singaporean directors have each received $173,000 from the Singapore Film Commission's New Feature Film Fund toward their first feature-length film, the Media Development Authority of Singapore announced Friday.

Sony Pics Int’l lands TV drama in China

SINGAPORE -- On Monday, Sony Pictures Television International and the China Film Group will launch "The Game" on China Central Television, their first jointly produced television drama.

Oliver Stone to head Tisch Asia school

SINGAPORE -- Oliver Stone has been named artistic director of the New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, whose campus is based in Singapore, the school said Tuesday.

Vijay Singh ready to roll with Fox Star

SINGAPORE -- Vijay Singh, Star India's president for strategy and corporate development, on Tuesday confirmed long-gestating rumors that he will lead new Mumbai-based film production outfit Fox Star studios.

Singapore tips ‘Magic’ for Oscar

SINGAPORE -- Director Eric Khoo's latest film, "My Magic," has been selected as Singapore's official entry to the Oscars by the Singapore Film Commission, Khoo said.

ESPN, Formula One extend Asia pact

SINGAPORE -- ESPN Star Sports and Formula One Management have agreed to renew their relationship for another five years, giving the broadcaster exclusive rights to the FIA Formula One World Championship across multiple platforms in 24 Asian markets.

Cox, Star bring India to Virginia

SINGAPORE -- Cox Communications, the third-largest cable provider in the U.S., and Star, a wholly-owned subsidiary of News Corp., are launching a trio of popular Indian television channels on Cox Communications' digital cable platform in Northern Virginia.