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ISSUE 01, 22 NOVEMBER 2017

The Singapore Media Festival (SMF) returns this year with an exciting line-up of conferences, trade shows, film screenings and interactive workshops. SMF introduces for the first time its Country-of-Focus, Indonesia, which will present quality media offerings and a wide variety of digital content across all of the constituent events. SMF 2017 will kick off this Thursday (23 November) alongside the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) with its Opening Film, Angels Wear White. Read more

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ISSUE 02, 24 NOVEMBER 2017

In our second installment, have a sneak peak into what the upcoming Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), Asian Television Awards (ATA) and the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) has to offer. This year, the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) also teamed up with Variety to bring you around-the-clock news on the festival's happenings. As the festival kicks in proper, look no further than here for exciting updates! Read more

 

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ISSUE 03, 27 NOVEMBER 2017

Explore Singapore Media Festival 2017 through new eyes! Learn how Virtual Reality transforms storytelling and redefine media as we know it, and experience how it brings new meaning to audience immersion. This year will see VR x SMF Ignite present its inaugural full-day conference with a stellar lineup of speakers, networking opportunities and VR showcases from around the world. The 28th SGIFF also hosted an exciting weekend that included red carpets, fan-meets and panel discussions. We also pick the brains of veteran Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar – did you know he never went to film school? Read more 

 

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ISSUE 04, 29 NOVEMBER 2017

In the fourth installation, the fun continues at the SMF Opening Party, where Guest-of-Honor Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information graced the event with his presence alongside the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia,His Excellency I Gede Ngurah Swajaya. They were also joined by our friends from the local and Indonesian media. SGIFF’s Special Presentation of The White Girl saw renowned cinematographer Christopher Doyle and director Jenny Suen grace the red carpet, along with cast Angela Yuen and Joe Odagiri. There's so much happening this week right till Sunday, so stay tuned for more coming your way! Read more 

 

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ISSUE 05, 01 DECEMBER 2017

Innovative storytelling took centrestage at the Asia TV Forum & Market, with the Singapore Pavilion all abuzz with good news and great folks. Besides a strong showing of fresh content rolled out local companies, check out the latest deals and collaborations the market can look forward to in the coming year. It's been an outstanding year for Singapore animation too (including a win for local animation short, The Violin, last evening at the Asian Television Awards!) - we take a closer look at what lies ahead for the storytellers shaping this animated scene. And if you haven't yet gotten to experience the Singapore Media Festival, take our recommendations for the exciting programmes happening this weekend! Read more 

 

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ISSUE 06, 04 DECEMBER 2017

We wrap up SMF 2017 with a lookback at the various exciting events that took place in the last few days – the highly-anticipated awards shows, the star-studded red carpets, as well as the Singapore Media Festival Day Out at Clarke Quay. It’s also been wonderful having Indonesia as the Festival’s first Country-of-Focus, and here’s an insight into how their stories and achievements were celebrated over the past 11 days. There’s been so much heart in Celebrating Asian Storytelling – see you again in 2018!