CineAsia 2022 Announces Venue in Bangkok

The Film Expo Group is pleased to officially announce that CineAsia is returning to Bangkok, Thailand from 5-8, December 2022. The venue selected will be the TRUE ICON HALL with screenings and presentations to be held at the Icon Cineconic, Major Cineplex’s theatre located within the facility.After having to cancel the 2021 event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, management had no trouble deciding to return to Bangkok as the location for 2022. “The support from local exhibition is extraordinary. The theatres are among the best designed and technically enhanced in the world,” stated Andrew Sunshine, President of Film Expo Group which manages the convention.Hosting the convention in Bangkok in 2022 is Major Cineplex, repeating their role from 2002 when the convention moved from Hong Kong to this vibrant city. Khun Vicha Poolvaraluk, chief executive officer of Major Cineplex Group Public Company Limited, expressed his gratitude on behalf of Major Cineplex Group for selecting Thailand as the host country for CineAsia 2022. “Our team at Major Cineplex looks forward to welcoming back the industry at CineAsia 2022 in our new state-of-the-art Icon Cineconic cinema venue at true Icon Hall. We feel there is not a better facility in the region to be hosting such a group of industry leaders from around the world. Similarly, all participants of CineAsia 2022 will no doubt be looking forward to a visit to one of the most friendly and hospitable cities in the world here in Bangkok,” stated Poolvaraluk.GDC Technology returns in its role as the presenting sponsor of CineAsia. “We’re delighted that Dr. Man Nan Chong, CEO, is providing his support to CineAsia,” stated Mr. Sunshine.Additional support from SF Cinemas and its managing directors Suvit and Suwat Throngpompo promise that CineAsia 2022 will be one of the best attended shows since its inception in 1996.CineAsia is the only international convention dedicated to the Asian cinema exhibition and distribution community. CineAsia screens major Hollywood films and presents an educational program on issues affecting the Asian cinema exhibition industry. CineAsia also presents Awards of Distinction to APAC distribution and exhibition executives.Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces ShowEast, held in Miami; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and CineAsia, held in Bangkok.The events feature exclusive screenings of upcoming films, product presentations of films in production, educational seminars led by industry leaders, and a trade show with equipment and concessions suppliers to movie theatres. An awards ceremony honoring recent trailblazers within the industry is also a major part of the convention.For questions and comments, please email cineasia@filmexpos.com.

Holiday Inn Bangkok

Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam is located in the centre of Bangkok’s famous Siam shopping district with spectacular views of the National Stadium and Bangkok city. Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Siam is situated right next to the National Stadium BTS Skytrain station with few minutes walk to MBK, Siam Paragon, Central World, Platinum, Siam Discovery and the newest lifestyle shopping mall, Samyan Mitrtown.

Vie Hotel Bangkok

Conveniently located in the heart of Bangkok, VIE Hotel Bangkok, MGallery Hotel Collection is just steps away from the BTS Skytrain Ratchathewi station and within walking distance of the city’s most famous shopping district Siam. Recognized as one of the Best hotels in Bangkok , VIE Hotel Bangkok is a modern and elegant 5-star luxury designed hotel and creation of renowned French architect J + H Boiffils, with a spellbinding atmosphere and complete with works of art, exotic furniture, soft shades and audacious colors.

Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square

The Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square is a 4 star hotel in the vibrant centre of Bangkok. With 425 well appointed rooms, this is the perfect destination for both business trips and holidays. Guests can relax by our pool, in our spa or be tempted by the delicious choices available in our 3 restaurants. Our conference facilities are perfect for meetings and functions for up to 400 people. Close to transport, entertainment and shopping, the hotel is ideally located.

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

Located at the heart of the city, the 5-star Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is the perfect destination for business and leisure travellers. This luxury hotel, linked by a covered walkway to the famous Siam Paragon shopping mall, sits within easy walking distance of the BTS SkyTrain station at Siam for convenient travel to business meetings and leisure attractions.

Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok

Blessed with a privileged position in the capital’s key commercial and diplomatic district, next to Erawan Shrine, Grand Hyatt Bangkok, 5 star hotel Bangkok, offers a refined retreat from the city’s hustle bustle. Immerse yourself in the fascinating sights and delights of downtown Bangkok while luxuriating in the height of opulence and comfort.

InterContinental Bangkok

In central Bangkok and one of the city’s largest hotels, InterContinental Bangkok provides ultra-modern luxury and a true cosmopolitan escape. The hotel stands adjacent to the BTS Chitlom Skytrain station, making travel to local cultural attractions quick and convenient. Thailand’s largest shopping malls are within walking distance such as Central World and Central Chitlom and major world-class medical centers can be reached in a mere 10 minutes.

CineAsia reclaims Bangkok as site for CineAsia 2021

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CineAsia reclaims Bangkok as site for CineAsia 2021
The Film Expo Group is pleased to officially announce that CineAsia is relocating to Bangkok, Thailand from 6-9, December, 2021. The venue will be the Royal Paragon Halls at the Siam Paragon Mall with screenings and presentations at the Paragon Cinema.

After being away from Bangkok for more than a decade, the management team had no trouble picking this location as “the support from local exhibition is extraordinary, the theatres are the best designed and technically enhanced theatres in the world and the cinema is on the same level as the convention center,” according to Robert and Andrew Sunshine, the co-managing directors of CineAsia.

Hosting the convention in Bangkok is Major Cineplex repeating their role from 2002 when the convention moved from Hong Kong to this vibrant city. Vicha Poolvaraluk, chief executive officer of Major Cineplex Group Public Company Limited, expressed his gratitude on behalf of Major Cineplex Group for selecting Thailand as the host country for CineAsia 2021. “Major Cineplex Group is thrilled that its Siam Pavalai Royal Grand Theater at Paragon Cineplex, which has been named Thailand’s most exquisite grand theater, has been selected as the projection venue for this international film exposition. The company is honored to welcome executives in the motion picture industry and other notable figures from all around the globe who will be attending the event,” stated Poolvaraluk.

CineAsia is the only international convention dedicated to the Asian cinema exhibition and distribution community. CineAsia screens major Hollywood films and presents an educational program on issues affecting the Asian cinema exhibition industry. CineAsia also presents Awards of Distinction to Asian film stars and industry luminaries.

Additional support from SF Cinemas and managing directors Suvit and Suwat Throngpompo promise that CineAsia 2021 will be one of the best attended shows since its inception in 1996.

Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces ShowEast, held in Miami; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and CineAsia, held in Bangkok.

The events feature exclusive screenings of upcoming films, product presentations of films in production, and educational seminars led by industry leaders, and a trade show with equipment and concessions suppliers to movie theatres. Each event also includes special events and an award ceremony honoring recent trailblazers within the industry.

For questions and comments please email cineasia@filmexpos.com.

Veronica Ngo to Receive “Female Star of the Year” Award at CineAsia 2019

NEW YORK, NY- Vietnamese Actress, Ngo Thanh Van (Veronica Ngo), will receive the “Female Star of the Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong.
“Ngo Thanh Van is known as one of the most inspiring women in Vietnam in the last decade. Her hard work, creativity, and determination put her on the top of all the A-list stars in Vietnam’s entertainment industry” stated Andrew Sunshine, President of Film Expo Group.
Experimenting with her talents in music and television, Ngo moved on to feature films and became widely known after she debuted as an actor in “The Rebel.” In subsequent films, she portrayed herself as the only female action star who always managed to wow the local audience in every role.
After a successful acting career locally, she expanded internationally by appearing in “Hidden Tiger, Crouching Dragon 2,” “Star Wars-The Last Jedi,” “Bright,” and most recently, the Netflix’s original series, “The Old Guard.”
In the past 3 years, Ngo Thanh Van has produced and directed many films, including her latest, “Furie” – the highest grossing film of all time in Vietnam’s cinema history. “Furie” was also the first ever Vietnamese film acquired by Netflix Asia and North America at the same time. Her filmography now has included six successful films.
Currently, besides taking every chance to perfect her crafts in Hollywood, she serves as the CEO of Studio68, which is one of the best production houses in Vietnam.

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About CineAsia
CineAsia will take place from 9-12 December 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professionals come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.
Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.

About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Hong Kong; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami.

About GDC Technology Limited – Official Presenting Sponsor of CineAsia
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, integrated cinema automation solutions, portable and enterprise series storage systems, theatre management systems and circuit-wide centralized management systems, and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. Since 2009, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, has managed VPF for up to 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gdc-tech.com

Media Contact:
Madeline Blank
madeline.blank@filmexpos.com
212.493.4424
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Dinh Thi Thanh Huong to Receive Distributor of the Year Award CineAsia 2019

NEW YORK, NY– Dinh Thi Thanh Huong, Vice Chairwoman of Galaxy Media and Entertainment JSC will receive the “Distributor of the Year” Award at the CineAsia Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 12 December 2019 at the Grand Hyatt in Hong Kong.

“For over 20 years, Ms. Huong has established herself as a leader in the media and entertainment industry. We cannot think of a more deserving recipient for this year’s award” stated the President of Film Expo Group, Andrew Sunshine.

Ms. Huong currently holds the position of the Vice Chairwomen of Galaxy Media & Entertainment JSC implementing strategic planning for long-term development, supervises and improving the company’s finance, operation and facilities. She is also Chief Executive Officer of Galaxy Studio JSC, one of the top private cinema and distribution businesses in Vietnam. During her career, she has achieved great accomplishments including doubling revenue during 2012-2018 and increasing the number of employees for the company by more than 1,000 across the country. As well as, contributing as a key role in the success of several movies such as Nu Hon Than Chet, Chang Trai Nam Ay, Qua Tim Mau, Hoa Vang Tren Co Xanh.

Galaxy Media and Entertainment (M&E) is a leading integrated media & entertainment company in Vietnam. Through their products and services, that bring wholesomeness and happiness to the lives of their audiences. M&E possesses several media platforms on which brands can reach consumers.

About CineAsia
CineAsia will take place from 9-12 December 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in Hong Kong. The CineAsia trade show is where cinema exhibition and distribution professional come to do business and network. The convention will also feature product presentations and screenings of major upcoming films, exclusive sponsored events, and seminars relating to current and future trends happening across the industry.

Additional information on CineAsia can be found at www.cineasia.com.

About Film Expo Group
The Film Expo Group is the premier organizer of events in the motion picture industry. The Film Expo Group produces CineAsia, held in Hong Kong; CineEurope, held in Barcelona; and ShowEast, held in Miami.

About GDC Technology Limited – Official Presenting Sponsor of CineAsia
GDC Technology Limited (‘GDC’) is a leading digital cinema solutions provider. GDC develops, manufactures and sells media servers, integrated cinema automation solutions, portable and enterprise series storage systems, theatre management systems and circuit-wide centralized management systems, and network operations center software for the global cinema industry. GDC is a licensee of the DTS:X object-based immersive sound technology from DTS, Inc. for the development of its media servers. In addition, GDC also provides a suite of digital cinema products and services, including integrated projection systems, 3D products, projector lamps and silver screens. Since 2009, GDC Digital Cinema Network Limited, a GDC subsidiary, has managed VPF for up to 6,300 theatre screens and with more than 650 studios or motion picture distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gdc-tech.com.

Media Contact:
Madeline Blank
madeline.blank@filmexpos.com
212.493.4424
@CineAsiaHK | #CineAsia