SINGAPORE, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ The Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA) will lead a delegation of 24 Singapore media companies to MIPCOM 2013 held in Cannes from 7 - 10 October 2013. This marks Singapore's 13th expedition to one of the world's largest audiovisual and digital content markets, which is expected to attract over 13,000 participants from more than 100 countries this year.
Over 80 quality Singapore TV and animation programme titles will be offered for international sale and distribution at MIPCOM 2013, covering more than 400 hours of factual, drama and animation content.
Compared to MIPCOM 2012, the participation rate of Singapore companies has increased 20% this year. They include a good mix of TV production, animation and content distribution companies such as August Media Holdings, Infinite Studios, Monstrou Studios, TVS Asia/Sunrise Entertainment, Very! and Widescreen Media.
The 120-square metre Singapore Pavilion is located at 05.20 - 07.19 Palais des Festivals.
Award-winning animation studio One Animation is putting up new content for distribution and sale by releasing The Insectibles and Oddbods for market debut at MIPCOM. The Insectibles is a comedy action mystery for kids aged 6 - 9, which takes place in a bug-sized world, with four extraordinary bug detectives. Oddbods is an original 3D animated comedy series designed for gaming, mobile devices and digital distribution through IPTV, which features fur suited characters which find humour (and frustration) in everyday situations.
Also onsite is Kenneth Goh, the business development director at Monstrou Studio, who led his team to produce and distribute original live-action TV and 3D animation content. Titles such as Salam Ramadhan, an info-ed series on how people in Turkey, Spain and China observed the holy month, and animated series Tritans about three superhero kids saving the planet, have connected with audiences around the world.
Industry veteran Jyotirmoy Saha, founder and CEO of August Media Holdings, will be bringing to MIPCOM popular and well-loved animated content such as George Of The Jungle, which stars George, the undisputed king of the jungle in the wild Mbebwe packed with quirky creatures and creepy villains; and Ella Bella Bingo, which is about a little girl named Ella who uses her boundless creativity and infectious enthusiasm to solve every problem she encounters.
Catch highlights of Singapore content at this year's MIPCOM at www.youtube.com/MDASingapore.
About Media Development Authority of Singapore (MDA)
The Media Development Authority of Singapore (www.mda.gov.sg) promotes the growth of globally competitive film, television, radio, publishing, music, games, animation and interactive digital media industries. It also regulates the media sector to safeguard the interests of consumers, and promotes a connected society. MDA is a statutory board under the Ministry of Communications and Information (www.mci.gov.sg).