Mega Media-MTV-MDA TV Series 'Rouge' Casting Call

Dated: 18 November 2003

Rock stars by day, Agents by night ...
Saving the World from ... BAD PEOPLE!

Have you always dreamed of being a star? Wait no more as the time has come for your true talent to shine. Calling all acting talents to audition for an open casting call for Rouge, a project that represents the beginning of Made-by-Singapore content made for worldwide distribution by a predominately Singaporean-based team, utilizing the wider talents from the Asian region.

The Rouge project, first announced in August, is the result of collaborative efforts by Mega Media, MTV Networks Asia and the Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA). This project marks the first time that MTV Asia is collaborating with a Singapore-based production company Mega Media to create a high-end television series for regional broadcast. It is also the first action-comedy dramatic TV series to participate in the MDA's TV Content Industry Development Scheme.

Supported by top creative talents from the Singapore media industry, Rouge brings together top regional broadcaster MTV Asia, with one of Singapore's leading independent production companies, Mega Media, and a team of Singapore's internationally-acclaimed award-winning film directors - Jonathan Foo (Song of the Stork) and CheeK (Chicken Rice War). They will helm the project as the Executive Producers/Directors with Esan Savalingam (City Sharks) as the Head Writer.

The Producers of Rouge are now casting for the main lead characters and other supporting cast across the region, starting in Singapore.

What is Rouge?

An all-girl rock band by day and undercover agents by night, Rouge is a team of 4 sophisticated and well-trained professionals, armed with good looks, musical talent and awesome martial arts skills. Join their exciting journey as they tour across Asia, from modern landscapes, to tantalizing beaches and ancient ruins, all in the name of justice and to keep Asia safe from Bad People!

Calling All Talented Actors!

Dates: Saturday 22nd November 2003 &Sunday 23rd November 2003
Times: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue: Mega Media Pte Ltd
...........32 Maxwell Road, #01-05 Whitehouse, Singapore 069115
...........(Next to Tanjong Pagar MRT Station)
Contact No.: 6536 9140

Looking for: Female, 15-34 years
................... Male, ...20-35 years

- All nationalities welcome.
- The ability to sing, dance, speak other Asian languages, play musical instruments and perform martial arts is an advantage
- Please bring one (4R) colour photo and resume

About Mega Media Private Limited

Mega Media is one of Singapore's leading film and television production companies. The company is particularly well known for its most recent feature film "Song of the Stork", which won the "Best Feature Film Award" at the Milano Film Festival 2002 in Italy and picked up distribution deals in Asia, Europe and North America. Beyond feature films, the company also produces a wide range of content for local and international television including "Art Nation", the anchor arts programme for Art Central MediaCorp TV12, which is going on to its 6th season. Mega Media has also just completed a documentary for National Geographic Channel. The Mega Media group of companies include Media Hive Pte Ltd, Singapore's leading digital media training center and media content company Oriental Art TV Pte Ltd a joint-venture with Oriental Art Magazine.

A​bout MTV Asia​

MTV - Cable &Satellite Channel of the Year at the 2002 Asian Television Awards -- is Asia's Most Wanted Music Channel, viewed by more young adults than any other music channel. MTV is the number one music channel, according to AMI-PAX 2001. MTV Networks Asia operates eight 24-hour programming services -- MTV China, MTV India, MTV Indonesia, MTV Korea, MTV Mandarin, MTV Philippines, MTV Southeast Asia and MTV Thailand. Including programming blocks in various parts of Asia, MTV has a combined distribution of more than 150 million homes. MTV Networks International reaches more than one quarter of the world's television households.​

About The Media Development Authority of Singapore

The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) was formed on 1 January 2003 to develop Singapore into a vibrant global media city, in effect fostering a creative economy and a connected society. The agency's Media 21 strategy aims to create a vibrant environment for the industry and public, via five key thrusts: to establish Singapore as a media exchange;to export 'Made-by-Singapore' content;to internationalise local media companies;to nurture local media talents;and to develop digital media.