Taking place from 30th November to 10th December 2023 the Singapore Media Festival (SMF) returns for its 10th edition with a robust line-up of programmes from the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF) Singapore Comic Con (SGCC) and a new addition Nas Summit Asia. Hosted by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) the festival is expected to gather over 50000 top media professionals leaders talent content creators and consumers from Asia and around the world to make new dreams content and connections here. With the best of Asia’s media industry assembling on Singapore’s shores members of the public can enjoy more than 100 of the region’s top films and experience the best in pop culture television and new media.
The festival this year celebrates the theme “Make It Here” rallying the region’s media entrepreneurs talents creators and consumers to explore diverse media innovations form strategic deals and discover Singapore’s best made for the world. The Singapore Media Festival has been one of Asia’s leading international media industry events since 2014 gathering more than 274000 participants from 60 countries over the last 10 years. S$3.04 billion (US$2.23 billion) worth of deals and partnerships have been generated from the festival since its inception. Notable projects that have emerged from the festival include Hollywood blockbuster Crazy Rich Asians which grossed close to S$330 million (US$240 million) worldwide.