2014 MPA APSA ACADEMY FILM FUND WINNERS HIGHLIGHT STRENGTH & QUALITY OF ASIA PACIFIC FEATURE FILM PROJECTS Film Fund-supported ‘Memories on Stone’ receives UNESCO Award

On December 11, 2014, the MPA attended the 8th annual Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) ceremony in Brisbane, Australia, to award another four successful feature film projects with development funding at the announcement of the 2014 MPA APSA Academy Film Fund. Twenty projects...
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MPA APSA Film Forum reveals latest trends in genre and distribution at premier regional Awards event

On December 10, in the lead up to the Asia Pacific Screen Awards ceremony, filmmakers attended the MPA APSA Film Forum at the Brisbane State Library. Now in its second year, the event involved two panel discussions on the expectations of the film industry in the Asia Pacific for...
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Tokyo Festival: David Puttnam and MPAA’s Chris Dodd Pick Winners in Digital University

Japanese filmmaker Hayato Sakuta is to take part in a five-day immersion program in Los Angeles after winning first prize at the Digital Hollywood University, a one-day educational event organized in Tokyo by the Motion Picture Association. Sakuta pitched “Virgin Mafia,” a film...
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