September 15, 2020 | 4:00PM-5:10PM
Session 7: Southeast Asia Co-Production Grant & Philippine’s ASEAN Co-Production Fund
One of the key strategies to championing and keeping the integrity of regional content is to also create funds that filmmakers can access regionally. With pioneer countries like Singapore and the Philippines creating regional funds and funding mechanisms to encourage regional co-productions with Southeast Asian filmmakers.
Agathe Vinson | Technical Consultant, Film Philippines
Cynthia Chong | Deputy Director, Infocomm Media Development Authority - Singapore Film Commission
Moderator: Alemberg Ang | Producer
After completing a Master Degree in 'Cinema, Documentary & Media' in France, Agathe VINSON worked for a few years in production companies based in paris. She then joined the Marché du Film at the Festival de Cannes for two editions, working at the Marketing and Sales Department with all exhibitors of the Marché and Village International. After four years at the Paris Region Film Commission where she organized events and programs, she moved to Manila to support the Film Development Council of the Philippines as a Technical Consultant on incentives, programs and marketing.
Cynthia Chong currently serves as Deputy Director at the Singapore Film Commission, part of the Infocomm Media Development Authority, where she oversees media industry development programmes in nurturing, supporting and promoting successive generations of home-grown talent in creating quality compelling content as well as showcasing their works to audiences in Singapore and beyond.
School teacher turned film producer, Alemberg ANG’s filmmaking is shaped by his passion for socio-civic issues, and Philippine arts and literature. His films have traveled extensively to festivals in Cairo, Warsaw, Tokyo, Torino and others. He was invited to the UNESCO International Meeting of Independent Producers, Rotterdam Lab, Berlinale Talents, Talents Tokyo, and SEAFIC. His projects have participated at Cinemart, Locarno Open Doors, Tribeca Film Institute Network, HAF, and APM. His most recent projects are Holy Craft, awarded Docs-in-Progress award at Cannes Docs and Some Nights I Feel Like Walking, won the SEAFIC Prize and selected for Cannes Cinéfondation's Atelier.