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SGIFF: What Astro, HBO & Catchplay Want From S.E.A. Filmmakers

27/11/2017 0 comments

The 28th Singapore International Film Festival kicked off this week with screenings, of course, but also panels, workshops and presentations from across…

Are Short(er) Films The Future?

26/02/2017 0 comments

I’ll keep this short…  As a business owner, filmmaker and father of one I’m not blessed with a great deal of free…

Are Directors The New Rock Stars?

17/02/2017 0 comments

A couple years ago at the Producer’s Guild of America’s annual LA conference I was watching The Godfather legend Francis Ford Coppola…

What I Did With My (Sort Of) Year Off

30/01/2017 1 comments

Just over a year ago I stepped back from my job as CEO of the content agency I co-founded and reduced my…

6 Months of NEON: Festivals, Reviews & Awards (So Far…)

24/01/2017 1 comments

Since its premiere at London’s FrightFest in August 2016 NEON, the short film I Exec Produced with Joker’s Pack Productions in the…

An Investor Speaks: How To Fix Film Financing in S.E.A

30/11/2015 0 comments

Justin Deimen is a man of many job titles including creative producer, investor, executive director of the Southeast Asia Audio Visual Association…

How To Find & Reach A Paying Audience

29/11/2015 1 comments

The Singapore International Film Festival is on right now and, in addition to screening some of the region’s best independent movies, it’s hosting…

The Making Of A Filmmaker

23/11/2015 0 comments

Currently in pre-production on a special effects intensive short featuring talents from Harry Potter and new Tom Hiddleston movie High-Rise, Mark J….

How To Make An Award-Winning Web Series

30/10/2015 2 comments

Jason Chan and Christian Lee are the multi-talented, multi-hypenhated writer-producer-directors-stars of multi-award-winning web series Perfect Girl.  Hear the behind the scenes story of how they got it made, how they got it seen, and how they intend to capitalise on its success.

IS SG’s Media Industry Selling Out?

28/10/2015 0 comments

With a limited box office, unlimited online options and piracy still rampant in the region it seems Singapore’s filmmakers have given up on charging audiences and are going to charge advertisers instead. But what will brands get for their money and how will that impact artistic integrity?

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