Last Updated on 10 April 2018
Fran Borgia is a film producer based in Singapore. He founded Akanga Film Asia. He was the producer and editor for Here, Ho Tzu Nyen’s first feature film that was presented at Cannes Directors’ Fortnight in 2009; and for the medium-length film, Earth, presented at Venice Film Festival in 2009. Since then he has produced noteworthy feature films such as Sandcastle, Boo Junfeng’s first feature film that premiered at Cannes Critics’ Week in 2010; Disappearing Landscape by Vladimir Todorovic, which premiered at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2013, and Mister John by Christine Molloy & Joe Lawlor, an UK-Ireland-Singapore co-production, which premiered at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2013. In 2015 he produced K Rajagopal’s segment for the omnibus feature 7 Letters (Busan International Film Festival 2015). Recently he co-produced Lav Diaz’s A Lullaby to The Sorrowful Mystery, which premiered in competition at the Berlinale 2016 where it won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for “a feature film that opens new perspectives”.