The Media Development Authority (MDA) welcomed three new members to the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) Advisory Board. They are:
- Irene Ang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FLY Entertainment
- Clara Cheo, Chief Executive Officer of Golden Village
- Ryan Lim, Principal Consultant and Founding Partner of QED Consulting
The SMF is one of the region’s premier film and TV events. It comprises the Singapore International Film Festival, Asian TV Forum & Market (ATF), ScreenSingapore and the Asian Television Awards. The Board, which consists of corporate leaders and distinguished members of the international media industry, helps chart the strategic direction for the SMF.
“I would like to extend a warm welcome to Ms Irene Ang, Ms Clara Cheo and Mr Ryan Lim to the SMF Advisory Board. They add a wealth of experience across digital communications as well as film & TV entertainment businesses. I am confident that they will provide deep insights into the Asian media industry that will be incredibly valuable to take the SMF to even greater heights," said Robert Gilby, Chairman of the Singapore Media Festival Advisory Board and Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company (SEA).
The annual SMF, which runs from 26 November to 6 December this year, is hosted by the MDA and organised by Reed Exhibitions, Contineo Media and SGIFF Ltd. For more details of the Singapore Media Festival, please go to: www.sgmediafestival.com.
Refer to Annex for more information on the members of the SMF advisory board.
About Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA)
The Media Development Authority of Singapore (www.mda.gov.sg) promotes the growth of globally competitive film, television, radio, publishing, games, animation and interactive digital media industries. It also regulates the media sector to safeguard the interests of consumers, and promotes a connected society. MDA is a statutory board under the Ministry of Communications and Information (www.mci.gov.sg).
The Singapore Media Festival, hosted by Media Development Authority is set to become one of Asia’s leading international media events, where the industry meets to discover the latest trends, talent and content in Asia for Film and TV. It brings together established media events – Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) and ScreenSingapore (SS) and Asian Television Awards, which will take place from 26 November to 6 December 2015.