Turbo Charging Singapore Film Publishing Sectors

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Turbo Charging Singapore Film Publishing Sectors

  1. 1. TURBO-CHARGING SINGAPORE’S FILM & PUBLISHING SECTORS Mr Kenneth Tan Chief Operating Officer, MDA and Director, Singapore Film Commission
  2. 2. FILM
  3. 3. The story so far… • Significant growth in annual homegrown feature film output, but international success more festival-reputational than distribution- monetized • ‘Foreign’ projects attracted and anchored here – local identity and returns? • Heavy reliance hitherto on two extremes – writing everything ourselves or importing wholesale • Local companies have fraternal local relationships – but fragmented international traction • Stereoscopic 3D agenda: industry momentum brisk.
  4. 4. Why Not This? Little Miss Sunshine  US$8m budget  2 Academy Awards  DVD sales and rental $100m  Gross rev $100m
  5. 5. Or This? Juno  US$6.5m budget  1 Academy Award  Gross rev $229m
  6. 6. Or Even This? Breakout Hit US$15m budget; Gross rev $150m (and still counting)
  7. 7. Ecosystem Analysis Optioning Development Production Distribution Exhibition
  8. 8. Needs: Production • Financing – Development – Production • Production infrastructure & ecosystem – Stereoscopic 3D production rigs / cameras; post-production facilities / systems
  9. 9. Needs: Distribution & Marketing • Resources for Marketing • International pre-sales – Concepts and scripts need combination of local identity + international marketability – Distribution ideally the start (rather than the end) of the production
  10. 10. Yes We Can! Engage the World Together – Consortiums  less fragmentation – More international traction Post-Production Company Movie Studio Consortium Film Production Distributor Company
  11. 11. Yes We Can! • Distribution as the Starting Point – Growing our own 2009 2013 International Sales Local Distributor Agent
  12. 12. Introducing INSPIRE Internationalization of Singaporean Production Initiatives, Representation & Enterprise • Objectives – Every made-in / made-by Singapore film to be pre-sold internationally before production commences – Optimization of ROI and stature for each project • Scope / criteria – International pre-selling – Distribution assistance
  13. 13. Call for Proposals: 3D Ecosystem One stop for 3D production and post-production capabilities – Rendering / post facilities (including upgrades from existing 2D digital capacity) – Stereoscopic 3D cinematographic equipment (e.g. rigs) provision
  14. 14. PUBLISHING
  15. 15. Where we want to be Online Publisher s
  16. 16. Where we want to be Video Content Online Publishers (Editorial-focused) Applications Services
  17. 17. Needs: Publishing • Good local editorial content with International design, packaging & marketing • Online / interactive digital media extensions of print • Cross-platform optioning – e.g. books  feature films • Co-investment and new IP creation
  18. 18. Future Steps • Boost the number of Made-by-Singapore web properties (editorial-centric) - newspaper/directory/magazine publishers & startups/young enterprises • Equip Publishers with innovative digital publishing technologies/ service providers (with IDM PO)
  19. 19. Future Steps • Plug into the international online publishing community e.g. publishers such as Yahoo SEA & CNet Asia, service providers such as ad network, ad agencies, etc and application/Technology Developers • Training & Talent Development
  20. 20. Future Steps • Multiply publishing IPs – Children’s content, Graphic Novels – generate larger revenue size • Synergise with Animation / Film / 3D
  21. 21. Introducing SPINE Spearheading Publishing Innovation for New Enterprise Objectives • International bootstrapping of Singaporean editorial content • Cross-platform, cross-mode business enhancement Scope • Design / layout / packaging – existing publication or print format IP • Physical product improvement within same platform • Technological upgrades to existing publishing facilities
  22. 22. Recap: Action Steps • Call for Proposals: Stereoscopic 3D Ecosystem Development – – Due 26th March 2009 • INSPIRE and SPINE – All year round 2009 • Emphasis: International Business Outcomes
  23. 23. Let’s work together

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