All Singapore articles – Page 5

  • Boo Junfeng

    Singapore’s Zhao Wei Films builds Sandcastle


    Singaporean production outfit Zhao Wei Films, founded by filmmaker Eric Khoo and James Toh, is set to start shooting Sandcastle , the debut feature from award-winning shorts director Boo Junfeng (pictured), on Jan 2, 2010.

  • Singaporean director Wee Li Lin

    Mo Tzu Yi joins cast of Singaporean comedy Forever


    Rising Taiwanese star Mo Tzu Yi is heading the cast of Singaporean director Wee Li Lin’s (pictured) romantic comedy Forever , which started shooting in Singapore this week.

  • Pil Gam-Sung

    MDA unveils first project from International Film Fund


    Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) has announced the first project under its International Film Fund (IFF), a Singapore-China-Korea co-production, Neon Sign , to be directed by Korea’s Pil Gam-Sung.

  • News

    Raintree Pictures appoints Man as managing director


    Man Shu Sum has left his position as CEO of Mark Burnett Productions’ Singapore-based Asian arm to join MediaCorp Raintree Pictures as managing director.

  • News

    Singapore-Oz financing facility launched to cashflow offset


    Encouraging more co-production between Australia, China and Singapore is one of the underlying aims behind the launch of SAPO Media Finance, which will cashflow films using Australia’s 40% producer offset along with distribution guarantees and gap financing.

  • Christopher Lee

    Rising Singapore star signs two-year deal with Scorpio East


    Singaporean actor Christopher Lee is signing an exclusive two-year film contract with local producer-distributor Scorpio East Pictures, which will represent the rising star in exploring movie options both locally and across the region.

  • Daniel Yun

    Yun set to strike Home Run for Singapore


    Former Raintree Pictures chief Daniel Yun is joining forces with Festive Films’ Low Yuen Ping and former Salon Films executive John Sim to launch a Singapore-based outfit, Home Run Pictures, with a focus on executive producing and international sales.

  • Daniel Yun

    Yun exits Singapore’s MediaCorp Raintree Pictures


    Daniel Yun is leaving his post as managing director of Singapore-based production and distribution company MediaCorp Raintree Pictures after 11 years in the job.

  • Scorpio East

    Scorpio East expands production, distribution activities


    Singapore-based distributor and film investor Scorpio East has made a couple of key appointments as it ramps up its production activity and moves into theatrical distribution in neighbouring Malaysia.

  • The Host

    Singapore’s Boku Films to co-produce The Host sequel


    Singaporean production company Boku Films has signed an MOU with Korea’s Chungeorahm to co-produce and invest $5m in the Korean sequel to hit monster movie The Host .

  • Christopher Lee

    Scorpio East, RAM to co-finance Tong’s Kidnapper


    Singaporean filmmaker Kelvin Tong is set to direct a suspense thriller, Kidnapper , which will be co-financed by Singapore’s Scorpio East Pictures and Malaysia’s RAM Pictures PMP Entertainment.

  • News

    Singapore’s MDA launches fund for international projects


    Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) has unveiled details of a new fund, dubbed the International Film Fund (IFF), that will invest up to $3.4m (S$5m) each in 17-20 international projects. The IFF is open to animation and live-action features at any stage of production, so long as the producers are ...