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POP AYE, the debut feature film of Singaporean filmmaker Kirsten Tan, will make its World Premiere in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. This marks the first time a feature film from Singapore will compete at Sundance, and 16 years since the last feature film …

Yesterday, the cineWa series of Japanese films, screening at The Projector; kicked off with Sion Sono’s illicit murder mystery, Guilty Of Romance. cineWa — Sundays With Japanese Cinema will run for seven Sundays, showcasing a different film each week as a prelude to the Japanese Film Festival Singapore, which will …

Film financier Devesh Chetty was Friday ordered to serve 22 weeks in jail in Singapore following three charges of forgery. The crimes occurred in relation to two investments made by the Singapore government’s Media Development Authority (MDA) and in connection with an attempted takeover bid for Golden Village, Singapore’s largest …

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has struck a deal to screen selected Discovery content on Viddsee, a Singapore-based streaming service. The platform specialises in curating short form content. It will be the new home for films flowing from Discovery’s First Time Filmmakers initiative, which aims to foster local filmmaking talent and help …

Singapore-born award winning film composer Tay Chee Wei was awarded the Gold Remi Award for the “Best Music Score” for his work on the feature film, “Bring Back the Dead”, making him the sole winner for that category at the Worldfest Houston yesterday. This is the second consecutive year in …

Another Singaporean movie has been selected to screen at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, this time in the form of K. Rajagopal’s feature film, “A Yellow Bird”. The Singapore-France co-production will not only be screened at the festival’s 55th Critics’ Week, but will also be competing against six other movies …