Finance and distribution companies, 108 Media and Aurora Media have teamed to back a trio of new film projects from South East Asia.
Headlining the additions to their slate is “Eerie,” by cult Filipino director Mikhail Red. Others are Indian animation “Schirkoa” and thriller, “Mogwai”.
108 Media now joins Aurora on “Mogwai,” in which an expat American teenager in Hong Kong who inadvertently finds himself trapped on a rickety fishing boat with Wong, a cranky old local fisherman who’s on his way to battle a sea monster in the middle of the South China Sea. The script which won a prize at the 2016 NAFF project market in Bucheon, Korea, is written by Spain’s Alejandro Suarez Lozano and the U.K.’s Gary Young.