SEA SCREEN

Bringing film projects to fruition

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

Up to 15 projects will be selected by a panel to be featured at the SEA SCREEN Project Market.

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

2020 FINALISTS

A MILLION WAYS TO RETURN HOME

Country / Region: Singapore
Genre: Comedy / Family / Drama
Producer:
 Dolly Tay
Director: Stanley Soh
Writer: Stanley Soh
Language: Bengali / English / Mandarin

CHASING A DREAM

Country / Region: Thailand
Genre: Musical
Producer:
 Paul Spurrier
Director: Paul Spurrier
Writer: Paul Spurrier
Language: Thai / English

DISCOVERED

Country / Region: Malaysia
Genre: Found Footage / Supernatural / Thriller
Producer:
 Yin Tan
Director: Mai Fernandez
Writer: Mai Fernandez
Language: English / Malay

FATHER’S OFFICE

Country / Region: Myanmar
Genre: Documentary
Producer:
 Radha Chowdhuri
Director: Radha Chowdhuri
Writer: Radha Chowdhuri
Language: English / Burmese

FIRST LIGHT

Country / Region: Netherlands / Singapore / China
Genre: Near Sci-Fi
Producer:
 Valerie van Zuijlen
Director: Valerie van Zuijlen
Writer: Valerie van Zuijlen
Language: English / Mandarin / Dutch

HUNGRY GHOST DINER

Country / Region: Malaysia
Genre: Supernatural / Family / Drama
Producer:
 Lim Benji
Director: Cho We Jun
Writer: Cho We Jun
Language: Mandarin

KATHOEY

Country / Region: Philippines / Thailand
Genre: Narrative / Road / LGBTQ / Drama
Producer:
 Sarah Pagcaliwagan-Brakensiek
Director: Joris Fernandez / Paolo Martin Valconcha
Writer: Paolo Martin Valconcha
Language: Tagalog / Thai

SUGAR SUGAR

Country / Region: Singapore / Thailand
Genre: Documentary Feature
Producer:
 Peter Tan Chun Earn
Director: Phutsachi Pipat "Koo"
Writer: Tan Hui Tian Esther
Language: English / Japanese / Filipino / Mandarin

SWAN RIVER

Country / Region: Philippines
Genre: Drama / Thriller / Survival
Producer:
 Anna Liza Recto
Director: WilFredo C Manalang
Writer: Wilfredo C Manalang / Maria De Guzman-Schlanger 
Language: English / Tagalog

ZSAZSA ZATURNNAH

Country / Region: Philippines
Genre: Animation
Producer:
 Franck Priot / Avid Liongoren
Director: Avid Liongoren
Writer: Carlo Vergara / Avid Liongoren
Language: English

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?