Filmart: Asian LGBTQ platform launches production initiative

Screen | 3/17/2019 | Staff
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Taiwan-based LGBTQ-focused streaming platform GagaOOLala is launching a production initiative, GOL Studios, to facilitate the financing and production of LGBTQ content.

Described as an ‘incubator and accelerator’, the website enables producers and distributors to upload their projects and connect with an international network of film professionals to source talent, funding, equipment and crew. The initiative is free and accepts projects of all formats, genres and stages of production.

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The first projects selected for the platform include Hong Kong filmmaker Kit Huang’s trilogy Forever 17; the third instalment of Zero Chou’s Six Asian Cities Rainbow Project, which will be filmed in Singapore; and Chen Hung-I’s As We Like It.

The selected projects will be supported by a series of industry experts in the role of advisors, including producer John Badalu (Malila: The Farewell Flower), documentary filmmaker S Leo Chiang (Time Machine)...
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