Keiko Keiko Bang

Producer and Media Consultant

Keiko Bang is the founder of Bang Singapore a leading producer and media consultant in Asia. As a producer, Bang Singapore achieved critical acclaim for their productions over the past 17 years of more than 100 blue chip quality productions airing in more than 150 countries around the world. In 2006, Bang was the first Asian production company to rank amongst Realscreen’s Top 100 Most Influential Documentary Companies in the World.

As an industry leader, Bang Singapore co-organized Asian Side of the Doc (ASD), Asia’s only factual programming forum, between 2011 and 2013 together with Sunnyside of the Doc and is currently establishing the Asian Documentary Federation and a new forum to bring Asian factual programming to the rest of the world. At the 2013 conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, more than 500 people attended including over 130 commissioning editors and producers and government delegations from over 45 countries.

Bang is also today a leading media consultant, pioneer and evangelist for the creation of a single Asian content market encompassing the eco-system of independent producers, broadcasters, and private/public sector stakeholders.

Since 2010, Bang has been advising Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) on several multi-million dollar projects for the development of Japanese co-production projects and initiatives. Through these projects, Bang has successfully initiated over 30 co-productions between Japan and broadcasters from Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia. Bang was also responsible for negotiating and managing a bilateral co-production project between the Malaysian and Japanese governments in 2012. In 2013, Bang initiated the 1Asia co-production scheme with the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU). With the private sector, Bang has also worked with more than 100 Asian companies in the branded content and media messaging area and has created complex partnerships with media platforms, NGOs such as UNESCO and consumer product companies such as Samsung. Bang is currently expanding into the mobile app and new media business.