Leverage the artworks and content of both companies to create digital art with location-based entertainment and promote Asian artists to the world
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – August 8, 2022 – Art Tokyo Global Pte Ltd (ATG) and Shanghai Film Co., Ltd (SFC) today jointly announced a strategic partnership to develop a variety of businesses including digital collectibles around the world’s first NFT art film “SHIP” using Web 3.0 technology, metaverse and other advanced technologies. The partnership will create a strong network to promote the art of Asian artists in the world and some of the areas of collaboration will include:
1. Production and publication of digital art using Web3.0 technology
(a) Production of digital artworks of Asian artworks;
(b) Sale of digital artworks by Asian artists; and
(c) Production and sale of collaborative artworks by Asian artists.
2. Production, promotion and branding of the world’s first NFT art film “SHIP”
(a) Event program for the branding of the NFT Art Film “SHIP”; and
(b) Collaborate on different areas centered around the next SHIP sequel.
3. Planning, implementation and operation of art exhibitions and location-based entertainment derived from the NFT art film “SHIP”.
(a) Arranging and conducting art exhibitions and sales events to brand the NFT Art Film “SHIP”; and
(b) Joint production and implementation of the location-based entertainment project “Around by SHIP”, a spin-off project from the exhibition and sales events mentioned above.
Mr. Naohiko Kishi, Chairman and Executive Producer of ATG, said: “This important strategic partnership is a strong endorsement of our innovations in art and film, combined with the latest technologies to set new standards in art creation and unique experiences for art lovers .”
Mr. Steven Zhang, CEO of ATG said: “Our partnership with SFC will bring the Asian artists together and allow us to provide more content in our exhibitions and offer new experiences of place-based entertainment. This strategic partnership will provide a global platform for Asian artists to showcase their work and create more exciting content in the newly created world of Metaverse.”
About Art Tokyo Global
Art Tokyo Global (ATG) is an art exhibition, film production and digital art company headquartered in Singapore with wholly owned subsidiaries in Tokyo, Japan and Shanghai, China.
ATG hosts Asia’s largest art exhibition events including Art Fair Tokyo, Art Stage Osaka, ArtKYOTO and Daimaru Matsuya National Art Exhibition Tour. It is also engaged in film creation, production and distribution of NFT Art Films. In July 2022, ATG completed production of the world’s first 70-minute NFT art film, SHIP, which is scheduled for global launch within the year. Additionally, ATG has developed its Future Art Tokyo (FAT) Collection Platform, which provides digital art production and NFT marketplace for emerging artists in Asia. By 2023, the company expects to have more than 2,000 talented Asian artists in its FAT collection and to expand its platform to other emerging artists from Singapore and ASEAN countries.
Leveraging its rich heritage in the arts community, ATG has integrated art, film and technology to break new ground and offer new and unique experiences for art lovers. The goal is to build the largest global platform for Asian artists and art lovers.
For more information visit arttokyoglobal.
About Shanghai Film Co.,Ltd
Shanghai Film Group Co. Ltd consists of Shanghai Film Studio, Shanghai Animation Film Studio, Shanghai Dubbing Studio, Shanghai Documentary Film Studio, Shanghai Film Technology Plant, Shanghai United Cinemas, East Film Distribution Company, Shanghai East Movie Channel, Shanghai Film Park, Shanghai Art Designing Corp. and Crowne Plaza Hotel Shanghai, etc. It is one of the largest film groups in China.
Since the organizational reform in 2003, the SFG has adhered to the “open door” and “cooperation” policy. In addition to producing a wide variety of films, its principal business includes the development, production, promotion, sale, distribution and showing of films (and TV dramas). SFG has formed a complete business chain linking film and television play production, distribution and exhibition, technical services, media, film studios, film education and more. With leading production capacity, market share and international recognition in China, SFG actively contributes to the development the Chinese film industry. For more information visit cfc.cn.