Raintree Pictures partners Boku Films

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Raintree Pictures partners Boku Films

Singapore, 1 February 2010 – Raintree Pictures has entered into a partnership with Boku Films to further develop the movie business in the region.

The two-year agreement will see Raintree and Boku Films collaborating in the areas of production, movie development and distribution. The collaboration will create synergies between both parties to grow its movie business regionally, tapping on the wide-ranging expertise and resources of the two award-winning movie companies. 

Says Kelvin Tong, Creative Director, Boku Films, "Raintree Pictures is an icon in Singapore's growing film landscape. To be invited to collaborate with Raintree is synonymous with being invited to take an active part in the shaping of Singapore cinema. It is an honour as well as an exciting challenge. Me and my team at Boku Films are delighted by the forging of this exhilarating partnership.”

Adds Man Shu Sum, Managing Director, Raintree Pictures, “Boku Films have been at the forefront of creating acclaimed films with commercial success, and we are excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring.”

Issued by MediaCorp Pte Ltd

For more information, please contact:
Gwendolyn Loh
Corporate Communications and Marketing
DID: 6350-3945
Fax: 6251-5628
Email: gwendolyn@mediacorp.com.sg

About MediaCorp Raintree Pictures

The pioneer in Singapore movie industry, MediaCorp Raintree Pictures was set up in August 1998. Working with local and regional talents, it has produced over 25 movies of diverse genres, including the award-winning I Not Stupid, The Eye, Infernal Affairs II, Turn Left Turn Right, Homerun (which won the first Golden Horse Award for Singapore) and The Best Bet. Its latest productions include the internationally acclaimed horror film The Maid, I Not Stupid Too, One Last Dance, 881 (Singapore’s top grossing Asian film in 2007) and The Home Song Stories (7 nominations and 2 wins at the 44th Golden Horse Awards). MediaCorp Raintree Pictures is focused on producing an international hit that will break into key markets all around the world.

MediaCorp Raintree Pictures is the movie division of MediaCorp, Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media. MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.

For more information, please visit: www.mediacorpraintree.com