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Myanmar film nets trophies at Asian Academy Creative Awards 2019
Dec 07, 2019
THE ASIAN Academy Creative Awards (AAA) 2019 was held at Singapore Victoria Theatre, Singapore, on 5 December evening. During the Grand Award ceremony, the Best Children’s Programme Award went... 217

French star spurs on aspiring women actresses at Yangon film festival
Nov 19, 2019
YANGON — Award-winning French actress Isabelle Huppert urged Myanmar women wanting to make it in the world of cinema to go for it, as she added star power to Yangon's MEMORY! film festival. The G... 386

‘Mudra’s Calling’ features in prestigious China film festival
Nov 15, 2019
DIRECTOR Christina Kyi’s Mudra’s Calling has been selected by the China Film Association to be screened at the 28th Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival from 19 to 23 November in ... 398

Tokyo International Film Festival Reveals Diverse Lineup of Award Winners, Including Iranian Director Reza Jamali's "Old Men Never Die"
Nov 13, 2019
During the 32nd Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) Award Ceremony on November 5, Director Reza Jamali won the Spirit of Asia Award by the Japan Foundation Asia Center for his film "Old Men Never... 395

Yangon to Celebrate Sister City Event with Light Festival
Nov 11, 2019
Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city and former capital, will celebrate a Yangon-Fukuoka sister city event with a light festival. The light festival will feature decorative lighting and Fukuoka’s foo... 424

Music App ‘Tay Than Thar’ Debuts
Nov 07, 2019
Myanmar telecom operator MPT, and East Boy Co., Ltd debuted music app Tay Than Thar, which will bring popular music songs to listeners. The app will offer exclusive songs, which are not available o... 459

Korea’s NALBAL takes documentary film in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory
Oct 30, 2019
FILM production NALBAL based in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, took a documentary film in Nay Pyi Taw Union Territory from 26 to 28 October. The NALBAL shot the project of agricultural course an... 491

Artist Ko Maung Kyaw Than’s latest offering lights up KaLaSa Art Space
Oct 19, 2019
VETERAN artist Ko Maung Kyaw Than launched his 8th solo show featuring a collection of over 30 landscape paintings from the regions and states today at the KaLaSa Art Space in downtown Yangon.... 667

‘The Only Mom’ wins six Asian Academy Creative Awards
Oct 19, 2019
LAIK Pyar San Eain, also known as ‘The Only Mom’, won 6 out of 10 category awards for Myanmar at the ASIAN Academy Creative Awards 2019 held in Singapore. Produced by Brave Empire Entertain... 650

Finland tour film crew documents Myanmar cotton industry
Oct 19, 2019
THE Alternative Tourist documentary team from Warner Bros, Finland, filmed various locations in Mandalay yesterday including weaving houses applying natural dye to fabrics, construction of hand ... 539

JPN TV channel films Ayeyawady River’s beauty, endangered dolphins
Oct 19, 2019
A FILM crew from Japan’s NTV Channel, led by Director Mr Daichi Kitami, filmed the natural scenery along the Ayeyawady River near Myaysun Village, Madaya Township, yesterday. The film crew als... 547

Channel News Asia films Myanmar travel documentary
Oct 10, 2019
THE Channel News Asia filmed a travel documentary in and around ancient Bagan, the UNESCO Heritage Site of Myanmar. On 8 October, the Singapore- based television crew shot the scenes of Bagan t... 777

Paing Takhon appointed tourism ambassador
Sep 25, 2019
Actor and model, Paing Takhon, will act as a tourism ambassador to boost travel from Thailand to Myanmar, TTR weekly reported. The appointment lasts one year, effective from 21 September, when the... 776

Music For Myanmar 2019 Raises Awareness for Disadvantaged Children
Sep 25, 2019
Link for Aid and Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon, will present the “Music for Myanmar 2019 - An Enchanted Evening” to raise funds for disadvantaged, deaf, and orphaned children in Myanmar on Frid... 713

European Film Festival to be held in Mandalay
Sep 11, 2019
MANDALAY will host the European Film Festival 2019 at the Mingalar Central Point cinema in Chanmyathazi Township, Mandalay Region, from 13 to 15 September. The festival’s main organizer is the Eu... 826

UK-based TV Channel takes travel documentary in Mandalay Region
Sep 11, 2019
A TELEVISION channel based in the United Kingdom took a travel documentary in Mandalay Region yesterday. The crew of Opihr and the Last Overland caught the... 759

Myanmar film director jailed for Facebook posts critical of military
Aug 30, 2019
Insein Township Court has given film director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi a one-year prison sentence under section 505 (A) of the Penal Code for Facebook posts critical of the Myanmar military. Min Htin Ko... 919

Filmmaker charged
Jul 20, 2019
A Myanmar judge yesterday charged filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi for Facebook posts he made about the powerful military, meaning he will stand trial, Reuters reported. The director, who runs a human... 1302

Documentary to be filmed about Yin Tale tribe
Jun 27, 2019
The Ministry of Ethnic Affairs will make a documentary about a tribe in danger of extinction, the Yin Tale in Kayah State, according to a directive from the State Counsellor, said U Min Aye Ko, di... 1676

Myanmar doctor-turned-model hits back at ban over revealing photos
Jun 19, 2019
A Myanmar doctor and model who had her medical licence revoked for posting lingerie photos of herself blasted the government for "interfering" with personal freedoms, vowing Saturday to appeal agains... 1962


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