CANNES: BHD|Vietnam Media Corp. has a slate of movies to offer that includes some of the biggest box-office hits in the country.
The Vietnamese company also produces hundreds of hours a year in the TV arena, including such high-profile local shows as Vietnam Idol, MasterChef Vietnam and The Amazing Race Vietnam.
“We represent the best movies from the growing [Vietnamese cinema] industry and believe that we can provide great diversified and exotic content to international broadcasters around the world,” says Bich Hanh, the company’s VP of sales and acquisitions.
Highlights for MIPTV include Tam Cam: The Untold, a local Cinderella story that was a smash hit at the box office in 2016; Victory, about two brothers from a poor background with a passion for football; and Sai Gon I Love You, a romantic dramedy. There’s also The Lost Dragon.
“Vietnam’s cinema industry has been growing very fast recently,” Hanh says.