The Southeast Asian Producers Network invites producers from the region to share their wealth of knowledge and ideas with one another. This year, the network is led by prominent producer Fran BORGIA. He will be joined by other reputable producers and stakeholders to mentor up-and-coming regional producers and stakeholders to mentor up-and-coming regional producers with an interest in international co-production.

The four-day programme comprises closed-door roundtable discussions, masterclasses, case studies and individual meetings for project development, content production in the region, and support within the international film festival circuit and granting bodies

Programme Specialist

Fran BORGIA

Spain/ Singapore

Fran BORGIA is the founder and producer of Akanga Film Asia. Born in Spain, he has been based in Singapore since 2004 and is credited for producing critically acclaimed films such as Sandcastle (2010), Disappearing Landscape (2013), A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery (2016) and Apprentice (2018). One of his latest films Land Imagined (2018) won the golden leopard at Locarno Film Festival

Producers Network Participants

Astrid Josephine Johana Saerong

Indonesia

April BATICAN

Philippines

Jeremy CHUA

Singapore

Florence Giovani Chandra

Indonesia

Panuksmi HARDJOWIROGO

Indonesia / Singapore

HUANG Junxiang

Singapore

Ines Sothea

Cambodia

LIM Benji

Malaysia

Muhammad Bahir

Malaysia

NGUYEN Mai

Vietnam

NGUYEN LE Hang

Vietnam

Elise SHICK

Malaysia

TAN Bee Thiam

Singapore