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Film production in ASEAN countries on the rise

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Something interesting is happening all across the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). An evolution of sorts.

Comprised of 10 nations (Thailand, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Brunei, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia), ASEAN was set up to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region while promoting regional peace and stability.
Asia did not really start to come together until the Hong Kong Film Financing Forum (HAFF) in 1999, which was an initiative of the Government of Hong Kong that set up a HK$100 million fund (US$12.9 million) to stimulate the domestic film and production industries.

That program helped unite filmmakers and others from around Asia to discuss how the funds should be dispersed.

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Via FilmJournal International

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