Speaker

Ng Say Yong

Chief Content Officer, mm2 Entertainment

Ng Say Yong
Chief Content Officer, mm2 Entertainment

Ng Say Yong is the chief content officer of the mm2 group and is overall in charge of the creative content development of the group’s productions.

He is a media industry veteran who has produced and directed some of the most successful TV dramas in Singapore such as Growing Up, Triple Nine and Shiver. He joined the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, which subsequently became the Television Corporation of Singapore in 1994, as a producer and director of current affairs and entertainment programmes. In 1996, he left the Television Corporation of Singapore to teach media production at Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Two years later, he joined MediaCorp Studios as an assistant vice-president and was subsequently promoted to senior vice president. After leaving MediaCorp Studios in 2007, Ng stayed in Australia for three years before joining mm2 Singapore in 2010 as a creative director.

Ng graduated from the National University of Singapore, in 1988, with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours).

Wednesday 28 August 2019-61

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Singapore-listed mm2 has a strong filmography that includes the "Ah Boys to Men" theatrical franchise, "DreadOut: Tower of Hell", and television series such as "Fried Rice Paradise" and Netflix original "Triad Princess". It has also produced award-winning films such as "A Land Imagined" and "Kuang". Ng Say Yong, mm2 Asia’s Chief Content Officer, talks about priorities in developing the pipeline; life as a regional studio spanning everything from movies, financing and web series to sponsorship and distribution; and keeping the production home-fires burning in Southeast Asia alongside the attraction of the more lucrative North Asia market.