Veteran movie distributor Sreyashii Sengupta has been appointed Southeast Asia CEO for Continental Amusement, a new Singapore-primarily based film promoting and distribution company.
The organization was registered in January and is managed by Shibasish Sarkar, previous team CEO of Reliance Leisure and chairman of NASDAQ-outlined SPAC company Worldwide Media Acquisition Corp (IMAQ).
Continental not long ago taken care of its very first theatrical release, the Singapore distribution of Reliance Entertainment’s Akshay Kumar-starring “Sooryavanshi.” The crime action film which played in the Diwali getaway frame was a single of the initial Bollywood blockbusters to established a theatrical system subsequent the easing of the COVID-19 pandemic and the reopening of cinemas in India.
Continental also managed the non-theatrical syndication of an additional Reliance Entertainment movie, the 2021 Dhanush-starring Tamil language action thriller film “Jagame Thandhiram.”
Sengupta heads Darpan World wide, a Singapore-based producer and distributor. Around a 15-yr span, she has been concerned in distributing and screening close to 95 motion pictures across several genres and languages, ranging from arthouse to business titles. She will stay lively in output through Darpan.
Sengupta strategies for Continental to combination and distribute material other than Indian titles. She expects to entail the firm in cross-border collaborations in just Southeast Asia and around the world, and eventually in creation. At up coming week’s Asian Tv Forum she will be in search of to acquire movies for multi-territory release within just Southeast Asia, she explained to Wide range.
Sengupta is also an ambassador of the Asian Academy Imaginative Awards, supported by The Infocomm and Media Development Authority (IMDA) Singapore, for the territories of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Cambodia.
“I have experienced the enjoyment of working with Sreyashii Sengupta ideal from the time she started off the initial-ever Indian film pageant in Singapore. She possesses rich expertise, extensive understanding and is a veteran distributor in the Southeast Asian market place and we are extremely content to have Sreyashii on board,” reported Sarkar, in a statement.
“For an affiliation that goes again numerous yrs Shibasish’s trust in me to lead the company in Southeast Asia in the direction of a widespread eyesight is exciting and gratifying. I look ahead to the road forward as a workforce wherever we all go ahead jointly. And when that transpires achievement takes care of by itself,” explained Sengupta.