Tony Chow has been a pillar of the Singapore television
production industry, as head of the independent producers association
as well as an active practitioner in generating higher quality content
for television programming and training schemes.
He emanates from a broadcast television background
as producer/writer and has worked extensively in the advertising
and corporate areas of film, video and TV production. Holding a
degree in political science from the National University of Singapore,
Tony was a pioneer graduate of the Economic Development Board's
Broadcasting and Media Production special Conversion program at
the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
Known for his production support for local and international
co-productions, he has produced, directed and written for high rating
television series. Among them - "Just Dance?" a six-part
one-hour documentary on popular dance trends, " Happy Family",
and 'To Cut a Long Story Short", about the history and growth
of the Singapore's film industry. - to name just a few.
Tony's commercial background extends to television ads for diverse
clients such as Canon, StarHub, and Levi's.
Tony co-founded and managed a groundbreaking local
training academy, Media Hive Pte Ltd, now known as Digital Media
Academy, Singapore's first practical film school for working professionals.
Last year, together with Canon Singapore, Digital Media Academy
initiated the Digital Media Hub (DMH), a one -stop facility for
the promotion and incubation of media talents and skills. The academy
has served to bridge talents and support for the local media industry.
Creatively, Tony is also the Executive Producer
of several digital feature length films, as part of the Film Incubator
Program (FIP) with the Singapore Film Commission. (SFC)
He has been the President of the Association of
Independent Television Production Companies Singapore (AIPRO), the
professional body representing the new breed of independent television
producers in Singapore, since its inception in 2002.
Tony is a graduate of the International Institute
for Television Leadership's, Asia-Australia Television Executive
Leadership Program, and is now a partner in the BEL Asia initiative
based in Singapore.