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Asian Pitch makes its picks

Singapore-based media company MediaCorp and Japanese public broadcaster NHK have selected four projects to commission after the fourth edition of its regional pitching event The Asian Pitch. Roughly 100 proposals were submitted between January and April 2010 from countries including Cambodia, China, Indonesia and Malaysia. The selected directors and projects for this year's Asian Pitch are Raja Shabir Khan and Angels of Troubled Paradise from India, Pitchapuk Malone and Street Teachers from Thailand, Liu Shuo and The Rest of My Life is for Sale from China and Vikram Mishra and Living for the Dead from India. The winning filmmakers receive full funding for their documentary projects. The Asian Pitch was started to create new HD documentaries and find new talent in Asia.
August 4, 2010

Singapore-based media company MediaCorp and Japanese public broadcaster NHK have selected four projects to commission after the fourth edition of its regional pitching event The Asian Pitch. Roughly 100 proposals were submitted between January and April 2010 from countries including Cambodia, China, Indonesia and Malaysia. The selected directors and projects for this year’s Asian Pitch are Raja Shabir Khan and Angels of Troubled Paradise from India, Pitchapuk Malone and Street Teachers from Thailand, Liu Shuo and The Rest of My Life is for Sale from China and Vikram Mishra and Living for the Dead from India. The winning filmmakers receive full funding for their documentary projects. The Asian Pitch was started to create new HD documentaries and find new talent in Asia.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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