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The Singapore Media Festival returns for its fifth edition from November 29 to December 9

The SMF, hosted by the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA), comprises established constituent events including the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), ScreenSingapore and IMDA-led SMF Ignite.

Robert Gilby, chairman of the SMF advisory board, said, “The SMF has experienced year-on-year growth alongside the region’s media industry, offering different experiences and perspectives from a diverse pool of storytellers. Over its past four editions, the festival has crossed the $1 billion mark in deals and partnerships, proving SMF’s importance in facilitating collaborations.”

He added,” This year’s festival continues its celebration of Asian storytelling, but with a stronger focus on digitalization, being the key connector for regional talent and the rest of the world, as well as building and transferring of capabilities from industry thought leaders to new talent. Bringing the industry together at SMF provides an abundance of creative and commercial opportunities powered by innovative stories that embrace new technologies.”

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