Globalisation in Action – Content Across Continents 2011 Winners Announced
Singapore, June 22, 2011 – (ACN Newswire) – South West Screen and the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) today announced the winners of the second annual Multi-Platform Content Across Continents 2011 (CAC) grants, aimed at fostering increased collaboration between the creative industries in South West England and Singapore.
Two projects are being moved forward to commission, each to be awarded up to GBP15,000 in development funding and split between the Singaporean and British co-development partners. Calls for proposals for CAC2011 were launched during the Asia Television Forum in December 2010, and culminated in an online industry seminar and networking session at MIPTV 2011. An expert panel including representatives from the UK and Asia helped to select the most exciting ideas from the submissions.
The two winning projects are:
Electric Village is a collaboration between South West production company, Hummingbird Films and The Moving Images Company Pte Ltd in Singapore. Electric Village uses innovative social media techniques within a digital “magazine” platform to bring together the latest and the best in design, music and technology content from across the globe.
Heavenly Mysteries is a collaboration between Webby Award-winning production company Interactive Video in the South West of England, and production company Very! in Singapore. Heavenly Mysteries is built on an innovative TV / HD web interface, which provides a stunning exploration of the temples of Bali, Thailand and Angkor.