3D Production Forum
The 3D Production Forum on 6 June will spotlight the upcoming Australia-Singapore co-production, Bait, a stereoscopic 3D thriller about a pack of hungry tiger sharks, which has been pre-sold to 24 territories. It will be moderated by Kenneth Tan, Assistant Chief Executive (Industry) of the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA). Some the panelists include Ross Matthews, Head of Production Investment at Screen Australia; Gary Hamilton of Arclight Films, Bait‟s international sales agent; Ian Maycock, Director of Business Development at Blackmagic Design (Singapore); and Ian Wee, Manager of Widescreen Media (Singapore).
“In Conversation” Series with Patrick Frater
The “In Conversation” series, moderated by Patrick Frater will be held on 6, 8 to 10 June, featuring key leaders of the motion picture industry, including Greg Coote, Sanford Panitch, Michael J Werner, Daniel Yun, Jon Landau (producer of Avatar), Yu Dong (CEO of Bona Film Group), as well as Academy Award© winning director Shekhar Kapur. Singaporean directors Kelvin Tong and Yong Mun Chee will also be sharing their experiences in individual sessions as well.
Jon Landau and Yu Dong on 6 June
Topic: DEFINING A BUSINESS CASE FOR 3D FILM IN ASIA
Greg Coote and Sanford Panitch on 8 June
Topic: PRODUCING FOR A GLOBAL MARKETPLACE
Shekhar Kapur on 9 June
Topic: DIRECTING IN THE EAST & WEST
Kelvin Tong on 9 June
Michael J. Werner & Daniel Yun on 10 June
Topic: CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF FILM DISTRIBUTION
Yong Mun Chee on 10 June
Ashok Amritraj on 10 June
Topic: THE ART OF FILM PRODUCING WORKSHOP
ScreenSingapore, an international cinema event from 5-12 June 2011, will see Hollywood premieres in Asia and showcase Asian content to the world. In addition, the weeklong event will be lined with a trade show, conferences and master classes. ScreenSingapore is a key marketing platform for the global film and entertainment communities to tap the vast potential in the fast-growing markets of Asia. ScreenSingapore is hosted by the Media Development Authority of Singapore, with support from the Singapore Tourism Board and the Economic Development Board. It is organised by Experia Events Pte Ltd.