Singaporean Film Industry in Transition: Looking for a Creative Edge

Wong, Caroline (2010) Singaporean Film Industry in Transition: Looking for a Creative Edge. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany.

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Abstract

The research explores issues relating to competencies, policies and technology. It adopts a knowledge-based perspective, arguing that tacit knowledge often forms the basis of dynamic capabilities. This study shows how the film industry in Singapore is transforming. Singaporean film remains marginal in the global circuit of film production and distribution. Can it rise to become more recognised while delivering economic returns on creative investment? By examining the film industry from a knowledge-based perspective and taking into account intangibles, the study contributes to our understanding of management practices. In the process, it builds on previous contributions in this field and contributes to a better understanding of the creative industries.The research also identifies other underlying factors for success in the film industry in Singapore. This study examines the aspirations and cultural policies of Singapore as well as the business and managerial aspects of filmmaking in the landscape of film success.

Item ID: 41181
Item Type: Book (Scholarly Work)
ISBN: 978-3-8383-6193-2.
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 00:08
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business @ 50%
19 STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING > 1902 Film, Television and Digital Media > 190299 Film, Television and Digital Media not elsewhere classified @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950199 Arts and Leisure not elsewhere classified @ 30%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services @ 40%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 30%
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