Singapore’s IMDA launches $3.7m virtual production fund

Singapore government agency Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has launched a $5m ($3.7m) virtual production fund. The fund will help to support the local media industry to develop the capabilities they need to make use of virtual production technology. IMDA is working to develop talent that is skilled in using virtual production, as well as […]

Singapore’s KC Global Media & IMDA partner for fantasy animation ‘Fallen 8’

Singapore-based channels operator KC Global Media and government agency Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) have partnered to develop Fallen 8, an animated sci-fi fantasy series based on a classic Chinese legend. Produced with Robot Playground Media, and announced at the Asia TV Forum this week, the story is based on the tale of the Eight […]

Regulate to accumulate

Singaporean regulator the Media Development Authority merged with the country’s information-communications body this year. Having taken a delegation of local companies to MIPCOM, Gabriel Lim, chief executive of new entity the IMDA, explains the vision for the organisation, why Netflix is welcome in Singapore, and how international companies can thrive there One Animation, Monstrou Studio, […]

Singtel fined by regulator

Singtel has been fined S$145,000 (US$101,577) for two incidents in which a group of channels on its IPTV platform went dark. The pay TV platform faced the censure after one-hour-plus outages affecting the group of channels. The local communications regulator, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), duly investigated and levied the fine. Technical problems were […]