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Singapore Establishes Co-Production Fund as Asia TV Forum & Market Wraps

The 20th Asia TV Forum & Market closed its doors last week and organizers say that 5,700 industry players representing 60 countries and regions made the trip to Singapore's Marina Bay Sands for the…

Horror Auteur Takashi Miike Says There’s More Romance Than Violence in His Films

Prolific Japanese filmmaker Takashi Miike explained his method at a master class held during the Singapore International Film Festival.

Wattpad, Singapore’s Mediacorp Ink Deal For ‘Slow Dancing’ Series Adaptation

A Singapore-penned tale of "love, longing and loss" that's had 9.5 million reads has been picked up for the first collaboration between the global online story platform Wattpad and Asian content…

WarnerMedia Reveals Aggressive Plans for Original Content in Asia

WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks' strategy for Asia in 2020 will be to cast its net wide in terms of local content and collaborations as the company looks to secure its share of the region's…

Singapore Film Fest Awards: Late Filipino Star Kristoffer King Wins Best Performance Prize for Final Role

Kristoffer King's powerful — and final — role as an abusive husband in the Philippines' Oscar hope 'Verdict' was named best performance at the 2019 Singapore International Film Festival's Silver…

Singapore Film Fest: Yao Chen on Producing Her Own Films, Ageism in the Chinese Film Industry

Chinese star Yao Chen, who won the Singapore International Film Festival's 2019 cinema icon award, on producing her own films and ageism in the Chinese film industry.

‘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."

‘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.

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…

HBO Asia Inks Production Deal With Singapore’s Media Authority

For the next two years, HBO Asia will provide know-how behind 'Game of Thrones' through training programs, co-productions as well as shoot locally in the city-state.

South Korea’s CJ E&M Renews ‘Chef in Your Ear’ Cooking Show Format

Korea is the second Asian territory to remake the U.K. and Canadian show via Singapore-based distributor Bomanbridge.