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Film Development Fund Opens to Asia Pacific Filmmakers

  • 26Aug 2013

Singapore/Brisbane: The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) today announced that submissions are open for the 2013 MPA APSA Academy Film Fund. Four USD$25,000 grants will be awarded to projects to further their…
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Aussies Win at Tropfest New York Short Film Fest

  • 25Jun 2013

Singapore/New York: On June 22, Australian filmmakers Tristan Klein and Nick Baker took home first prize at Tropfest New York, the world’s largest short film festival. Their prize included a trip to…
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Film & TV Financing the Hot Topic at MPA Workshop during Shanghai International Film Festival

  • 18Jun 2013

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE: The financing of films and television shows featured strongly at workshop events during the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) (15-23 June) this week.

On June 16, Mike Ellis, President and Managing…
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Operator of Malaysian-based Rogue Movie Website JIWANG.org Arrested

  • 13Jun 2013

KUALA LUMPUR/SINGAPORE: On June 11, officers from the Enforcement Division of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (MDTCC), assisted by the Royal Malaysian Police, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission…
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Short Form Filmmaker Heads to Los Angeles Courtesy of MPA

  • 16May 2013

SHENZHEN/SINGAPORE: The winner of the Motion Picture Association (MPA)-sponsored feature film pitching competition was announced on May 15 at the 4th China International KingBonn New Media Shorts Festival, held in Shenzhen from…
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Indonesia Celebrates World IP Day With Special Screening Of Java Heat

  • 30Apr 2013

Singapore/Jakarta: On 29 April, the U.S. Embassy, Motion Picture Association (MPA) and Blitz Megaplex jointly organized a special screening of new Indonesian feature film Java Heat to celebrate World IP Day 2013.…
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Screening Of Oblivion In Celebration Of World Intellectual Property Day In Cambodia

  • 26Apr 2013

Singapore/Phnom Penh – On April 26, the United States Embassy in Phnom Penh, the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce, Westec Media, Ltd. and the Motion Picture Association (MPA) jointly organized a special screening…
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U.S.E. – MPA Hold Special Screening Of Admission In Celebration Of World IP Day In Singapore

  • 24Apr 2013

Singapore: On April 24, the U.S. Embassy in Singapore and the Motion Picture Association - International (MPA-I) jointly hosted the special screening of “Admission” and “It’s a Wrap” at Golden Village (GV)…
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MPA Joins U.S. Embassies And Partners To Celebrate World IP Day In Asia Pacific

  • 24Apr 2013

Singapore: In conjunction with World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, April 26, the Motion Picture Association (MPA) will jointly host movie screenings and events promoting IP with U.S. Embassies, Consulates and local screen…
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MPA Film Workshop Script Winner Bound For LA

  • 23Apr 2013

BEIJING/SINGAPORE: The Motion Picture Association (MPA) Film Workshop concluded on a high note in Beijing yesterday with the announcement of the winner of the MPA’s screenwriting master-class and feature film pitch competition.


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