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Doc News / 16-30 october 2010

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UPS and National Geographic Channel bring epic global HD TV event Great Migrations to Hong Kong, India, Philippines and Southeast Asia (25/10/2010)

UPS and National Geographic Channel are teaming up to bring a stunning new seven-hour experience, Great Migrations, to Hong Kong, India, the Philippines and Southeast Asia in November 2010 through major on-air and online sponsorships.
The global logistics leader will be the main sponsor of the Great Migrations showcase on National Geographic Channel and National Geographic Channel HD. Great Migrations’ regional premiere is slated on 7 November 2010 across HK, India and Southeast Asia, and the showcase is expected to reach an audience of over 130 million homes.

CNA’s “Asia’s Monarchies” documentary receives commendation in Japan (25/10/2010)

Channel News Asia

Festival Opens with The New Rijksmuseum and Doc Taichung III (22/10/2010)

The 2010 Taiwan International Documentary Festival, sponsored by the Council for Cultural Affairs and hosted by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, will kick off on October 22nd. …  Oeke Hoogendijk’s new film The New Rijksmuseum records the rebuilding process of Holland’s most famous museum.


Vietnam Film Festival : Two awards for Singapore film (22/10/2010)

They granted the prize to the Vietnamese documentary Always Beside You, a debut for young director Nguyen Thi Kim Hai.The festival focused on East Asian and Southeast Asian films and attracted filmmakers, producers and businessmen from 30 countries and territories.

Vietnam News

OTF sells docs into China, Japan and Korea

Broadcasters in Japan, Korea, China and elsewhere in Asia have acquired more than 350 hours of documentary programming from Off The Fence (OTF) Singapore.

SingTel adds Family Channel pack to IPTV service (18/10/2010)

… Among the new channels are: British Documentary On Demand …

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IPTV news

Documentary shows Hollywood hard times for Chinese actress (16/10/2010)

“Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words”, has made its world premiere at the 15th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) — Asia’s most prestigious cinema event.


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