ScreenSingapore’s Inaugural Edition Set to Achieve its Asia-Pacific Remit
Exactly one year after the Board of ScreenSingapore announced its ambitious plan at the 63rd Cannes Film Festival in 2010 to create a filmed entertainment “hybrid” event in Singapore, key Board members, headed by Chairman Greg Coote, return to Cannes to outline the achievements and the program for the inaugural edition, set for 5 to 12 June 2011.
ScreenSingapore has a myriad of component parts:
1) World, International or Asia-Pacific Premieres (5 – 12 June)
ScreenSingapore features World, International or Asia-Pacific premieres of prominent Hollywood, European and Asian films through a series of red carpet gala and preview evenings.
The opening night at Golden Village Vivocity will unveil a special presentation of the latest thriller, The Devil Inside Me, by director Zhang Qi and starring Tony Leung Ka-Fai (Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame) and Kelly Lin (Reign of Assassins).
Director Gordon Chan (Painted Skin), producer Abe Kwong Man-Wai (The Lost Bladesman) and stars Yan Ni, Colin Chou, Liu Yan, Zheng Shuang, Xie Nan and Bao Bei-Er will walk the red carpet to present new footage from the highly anticipated film The Mural, while director Jingle Ma (Mulan) will be attending with actress Tang Wei (Lust, Caution) to unveil the latest scenes from the Chinese action drama Speed Angel.