First Singapore film festival officially starts with Chinese film
The Media Development Authority of Singapore announced on Sunday that Singapore’s first film festival, ScreenSingapore, starts from 5 to 12 June in its official launch media conference.
High-profile titans in the film industry around the world attended the conference which was held in the Sentosa’s Capella Hotel. After the Red Carpet Gala Premiere in the Singapore’s cinema Golden Village Vivocity, a Chinese film The Devil Inside Me will be presented as the special screening for the opening ceremony.
ScreenSingapore is not only a film festival to share ideas among filmmakers, but also a week-long business event for the international media players worldwide to explore business opportunities in this field of the world. It features a diverse program that caters to the different players from across the value chain which includes the financiers, studios, filmmakers, talents, distributors, exhibitors and audiences.
“As the most important growth area in the world of filmed entertainment, Asia-Pacific is gloriously on show during the inaugural ScreenSingapore,” said Greg Coote, chairman of the Board of ScreenSingapore.