Mr Patrick Frater
CEO, Film Business Asia
Patrick Frater has over 20 years of experience writing about and analysing the international film industry, with publications including Screen International, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, where he was its Asia editor. In 2010, he co-founded Film Business Asia.
Based in Hong Kong, FBA is a next-generation film trade publication - less a magazine and more a market intelligence platform - for and about the Asian film industry.
The company operates a busy trade news and reviews service online and have also launched a comprehensive Asian Film database in 2012. Film Business Asia publishes more than 2,000 news and film review stories annually and its weekly newsletter has reaches 30 thousand readers every week.
Film Business Asia has also successfully branched into print, with special issues published at the Cannes, Busan and Tokyo festivals, American Film Market, at Hong Kong’s FilMart and market dailies at ScreenSingapore.