SCREENSINGAPORE

A Premier Film Market for Southeast Asia - NOW ONLINE!

ScreenSingapore is Southeast Asia’s definitive marketplace for filmmakers, producers, distributors, financiers and film buyers to explore co-production opportunities, seek financing, make deals and stay abreast of the evolving film landscape.

In partnership with Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association (SAAVA) and Ties That Bind: Asia/Europe Producers Workshop (TTB), ScreenSingapore provides an exclusive opportunity to connect promising filmmakers and producers from Southeast Asia and Europe with international collaborating partners, festival programmers, distributors and investors.

CO-LOCATED WITH

Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) brings together international content sellers and Asian buyers to buy & sell content, seek financing, find distributors and identify new co-production partners.

Ties That Bind is an innovative programme designed to assist producers from Asia and Europe with potential European-Asian co-production projects. The programme is led by a team of top experts from Asia and Europe. Further activities include pitching sessions, case studies and individual meetings with decision makers.

SEASCREEN PROJECT MARKET

Bringing projects to fruition

SEASCREEN Project Market is an annual summit that brings together the best content concepts from Asia and Europe, to meet with international co-producing partners, festival programmers, distributors, commissioners, and financiers.

Up to 15 projects, now across all genres and formats, will be selected by a panel to be featured at the SEASCREEN Project Market.

Selected projects will stand a chance to win prizes at the end of the SEASCREEN Project Market.

2021 WINNER

THE WITCH DOCTOR

Country / Region: New Zealand-Philippines
Formats: Series, 6 Episodes x Commercial hours
Genre: Thriller supernatural
Producer:
 Hweiling Ow, Morgan Leigh Stewart
Director: Mia Maramara
Writer: Hweiling Ow, Mia Maramara, Peter Haynes
Language: English

2021 FINALISTS

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Country / Region: Vietnam/ India
Format: Series, 6 Episode x 25-Mins
Genre: Thriller
Producer:
 Shiuli Mukherji
Director: Janet Ngo/ Riddhiman/Abhisekh
Writer: Shiuli, Abhisekh, Arak, Prasanjeet
Language: English

BLOOD FLOWER

Country / Region: Singapore
Format: Film, 100mins
Genre: Horror/ Mystery
Producer: Dolly Tay
Director: Stanley Soh
Writer: Stanley Soh
Language: Mandarin, English, Chinese dialects

CHIMALINDINSIN

Country / Region: Singapore
Formats: Film, 100mins
Genre: 
Horror / Comedy
Producer:
 Ho Pak Kin
Director: Remi M Sali
Writer: Remi M Sali
Language: English, Mandarin, Tamil, Malay

CURSED CIRCUS, SWEET VENGEANCE OF A TALE TELLER (HORROR KELILING)

Country / Region: Indonesia
Format: Film
Genre: Horror
Producer:
 Susanti Dewi
Director: Fajar Nugros
Writer: Deo Mahameru
Language: Indonesian, Javanese

DEAD BOY

Country / Region: Philippines
Format: Series, 16 Episodes x 25-Mins
Genre: Fantasy, Animation, Series
Producer: Danzen Santos Katanyag
Director: Jules Katanyag
Writer: Jules Katanyag
Language: Filipino and English

DIRTY DATUK

Country / Region: Malaysia
Format: Series, 10 episodes
Genre: Crime-mystery
Producer:
 Matthew Durai
Director: Abimanyu
Writer: Terence Toh
Language: English

ELLA ARCANGEL: BALLAD OF TOOTH AND CLAW

Country / Region: Philippines
Format: Film, 80mins
Genre: Urban Fantsy / Supernatural
Producer:
 Emmanuel Angeles, Avid Liongoren
Director: Mervin Malonzo
Writer: Julis Villanueva
Language: Filipino and English

FREE KICK

Country / Region: Taiwan-SEAsia
Format: Film
Genre: Fiction: Drama-sports
Producer:
 Hsu Jui-Hsi
Director: Chan Hon Yan
Writer: Hsu Jui-Hsi
Language: Mandarin, Indonesian, Vietnamese

NAREY: KEEPER OF TALES

Country / Region: Malaysia
Format: Series, 2D animated TV series (13 episodes, 30 minutes per episode)
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Family-friendly
Producer:
 Maurice Renay
Director: Abigail Asrina, Maurice Renay
Writer: Joel Kyle
Language: English, Sarawak Malay,
Sarawak native dialects 

O!

Country / Region: Singapore
Format: Series, 5 episodes
Genre: Coming of age, Comedy, Romance, Mystery, Horror, Sci-fi animation
Producer:

Director: Ang Geck Geck, Priscilla
Writer: Gina Chew
Language: English

ROOKIE

Country / Region: Philippines
Format: Film
Genre: Coming of age, LGBTQIA+, Drama
Producer:
 Geo Lomuntad
Director: Samantha Lee
Writer: Natts Jadaone
Language: English, Filipino

SECRETS OF ASIA

Country / Region: Germany-SEAsia
Format: Series, 3 Episodes x 45-Mins
Genre: People, Places
Producer: 
Alexandra Böhm
Director: Martin Schacht 
Writer: Martin Schacht
Language: Germany, English, French

SPICY ADOBO AND STINKY TOFU

Country / Region: Taiwan-Philippines
Format: Series, 10 Episodes x 30-Mins
Genre: LGBT+, Romance, Comedy, Drama
Producer:
 Ruel S. Bayani
Director: Wilfredo C. Manalang
Writer: Wilfredo C. Manalang
Language: English, Filipino, Chinese

TA-THUNG

Country / Region: Indonesia
Format: Film, Feature Length x 90-Mins
TV 1-hour (52min)
Genre: Documentary (Observational)
Producer:
 Nick Calpakdjian
Director: Ismail Fahmi Lubis
Writer: Ismail Fahmi Lubis
Language: Indonesia, Hakka Chinese

THE WITCH DOCTOR

Country / Region: New Zealand-Philippines
Formats: Series, 6 Episodes x Commercial hours
Genre: Thriller supernatural
Producer:
 Hweiling Ow, Morgan Leigh Stewart
Director: Mia Maramara
Writer: Hweiling Ow, Mia Maramara, Peter Haynes
Language: English

IMPORTANT DATES

Call for project submission opens: 1 September 2021

Project submission closes: 31 October 2021      

Announcement of the shortlisted Projects:  November 2021      

Prize give-away to the top Projects: 3 December 2021

  

ELIGIBILITY

  • Fiction / Non-Fiction / Animation creative projects
  • Feature Length (more than 65mins) / Serialised & Episodic
  • Projects can be a feature film (both documentary or fiction) or a TV/Digital concept (both documentary or fiction)
  • Projects can be created for any language and audience, but the submission documents have to be English
  • Applicant can be the project’s Writer, Director, or Producer
  • While this is open to international applicants, all projects submitted must contain a Southeast Asian element in one or more of the following significant creative roles: 
    • Producers from Southeast Asian nationality or residing in Southeast Asia
    • Director and/or Writer from Southeast Asian nationality or residing in Southeast Asia
    • Shooting or Post-Production location of Project
    • Overall thematic thrust of the Project (involving Southeast Asian lead characters or involving uniquely Southeast Asian issues etc.)

 

TIPS TO WIN

BiTE SiZE MASTERCLASS:
Micah Tadena, Philippines Country Manager, 108 Media

Film  |  Part 1

  • What are the factors you evaluate when looking at which pitch to choose/eliminate?
  • What makes a film great for you?
  • Is it safer to write on a mainstream topic or find a niche/unique selling point?
  • What are the common mistakes made in a pitch?    

BiTE SiZE MASTERCLASS:
Micah Tadena, Philippines Country Manager, 108 Media

Film  |  Part 2

  • What is the SOP of a killer pitch (writing / production)?
  • What are the top 3 pointers to note in perfecting the art of pitching?
  • Are there certain qualities that make a film better?

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