Singapore film industry gets a boost

Louise Duffy | 26-11-2012

Singapore will be a hub of media activity on 4-7 December when more than 4,000 film and television trade delegates from 60 countries converge in the island state to trade, market and screen their content at the Asia TV Forum & Market ScreenSingapore 2012.

The event will combine a converged film and television market with global industry players, with studios, broadcasters, production houses, distributors and financiers in attendance.

Singapore's film and television industry players are expected to have a strong showing at the event, with over 100 local media companies showcasing more than 600 hours of the best in local content at the Singapore Pavilion.

Local filmmakers will be promoting their 13 new films to hit the market: The Wedding Diary II; Ah Boys to Men II; That Girl in Pinafore; Ghost Child; Mister John; Menstrual Man; Taxi Taxi; Wa is for Wayang; 3 Peas in a Pod; Afterimages; 3.50; Red Numbers and Pickles.