- Patrick Frater
108 Media used FilMart’s virtual platform to announce the market debut of the Chinese mystery thrill
Singapore-based investment, production and licensing firm 108 Media used FilMart’s virtual platform to announce the market debut of the Chinese mystery thriller “Lost in Blue.” A thriller, it explores the devastating effects of the illicit drug industry and revolves around a chemistry major college student whose dangerous invention of a new drug that lets users experience their deepest desires. It is directed by Alex To, written and produced by Murong Wang, and stars newcomers Hao Liu and Chang Liu. In addition, the company is selling Shugo Fujii’s “Duel Personality” a suspense mystery set in a car and shot completely on a smartphone. The company also picked up two Singaporean indie projects produced in late 2020: feature documentary “The Last Artisan” about an aging master craftsman who must past his tools to the next generation, directed by Craig McTurk; and social comedy “Not My Mother’s Baking,” about religious and cultural misunderstandings in the age of social media, by veteran director Remi M Sali.