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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.

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Justin Anderson joined Realscreen as senior staff writer in 2021, reporting and writing stories for the newsletter and magazine. During his 20-year career he’s filled a variety of roles as a writer and editor at a number of media organizations, covering news and current affairs as well as business, tech, the film and music industries and plenty in between. He’s also spent time behind the scenes in television production, having written everything from voiceover scripts for documentaries to marketing copy. He has a degree in Journalism from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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