Jack Neo starts programme to groom film-making talent

SINGAPORE - Local director and film-maker Jack Neo, 57, has a new project up his sleeves.

Neo will helm J Team Academy, which aims to bring together industry experts like actor Nick Shen and Ah Boys To Men producer Leonard Lai to groom new film-making talent.

The programme, which starts on April 6, will see participants learning and engaging in hands-on activities relating to the trade, including scriptwriting, producing, directing and acting.

Top graduates also stand a chance to work with Neo's company, J Team Productions, on its movie projects. He said: "I believe that, together, we can create another milestone for the local movie scene."

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