Empowering students to craft universally appealing stories for film, through critical thinking, and the acquisition of practical, artistic and conceptual skills.

Passing the Cure by Jasmine Lee

Passing the Cure by Jasmine Lee

Last Friday on 22 August 2014, the students of the BA (Hons) Film attended the screening of I Hugged the Berlin Patient without any prior knowledge as to who the Berlin Patient actually is. Before the screening,  students were greeted by  the lauded documentary’s director, Edgar Tang, who at first...
Getting the idea! by Rajeswari Vikiraman

Getting the idea! by Rajeswari Vikiraman

Ideas. A simple word that each individual react to and experience differently.  Simple ideas, complex ideas, ideas that may seem insignificant on the surface, ideas that seem no more than a thought, or ideas that are just that, ideas. They are formed from personal experiences or observations, and more often...
When the Western Came East

When the Western Came East

All students typically follow a timetable. One class after another. A lecture. Then, some practical work. Maybe a toilet break (not officially reflected in LASALLE Timetables). Lunch, eventually. And so goes a day. And the many more that follow it. But on Week 2 of the new academic year, the...
Mirage: The Fashion Film Experience by Cheng Chai Hong

Mirage: The Fashion Film Experience by Cheng Chai Hong

A Fashion Film you say? Get some models, put some clothes on them, grab a camera, look for an exotic-looking location, and start rolling. Or at least that’s what I thought was supposed to happen when I was first approached to help work on the project – a short fashion...
PINK DOT 2013: Bringing somewhere-over-the-rainbow Home

PINK DOT 2013: Bringing somewhere-over-the-rainbow Home

As Singapore’s Pink Dot, the freedom to love event celebrates its 5th year in exactly a month, its campaign video launched last Wednesday hit 18,000 Facebook likes overnight! The 2012 event witnessed the strength of 15,000 participants in support of the cause and the park bursting at its seams. For...
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Passing the Cure by Jasmine Lee

Passing the Cure by Jasmine Lee

Last Friday on 22 August 2014, the students of the BA (Hons) Film attended the screening of I Hugged the Berlin Patient without any prior knowledge as to who the Berlin Patient actually is. Before the screening,  students were greeted by  the lauded documentary’s director, Edgar Tang, who at first glance appeared affable yet charmingly...
THESIS FILMS 2014

THESIS FILMS 2014

For the graduating class of the BA (Hons) Film, their three-year commitment to learning will culminate in their short films being screened as part of the end-of-the-academic-year graduating showcase that is – The LASALLE Show 2014 which opens this evening. While these 26 film students have done so much more than these works on display,...
Getting the idea! by Rajeswari Vikiraman

Getting the idea! by Rajeswari Vikiraman

Ideas. A simple word that each individual react to and experience differently.  Simple ideas, complex ideas, ideas that may seem insignificant on the surface, ideas that seem no more than a thought, or ideas that are just that, ideas. They are formed from personal experiences or observations, and more often than not, all stories are...
Steadi Lah! by Sharavana Rama

Steadi Lah! by Sharavana Rama

One of the most profound practices under the craft of cinematography is the one that no viewer sees, but every viewer feels. A bonafide revolution in how moving images were captured, Garret Brown introduced a revolution in 1975 with his motion picture camera stabiliser – because with the Steadicam, images don’t just move – they...
Getting out of the classroom - A visit to The Joker Game set at Infinite Studios, Batam by Wilson Tan

Getting out of the classroom – A visit to The Joker Game set at Infinite Studios, Batam by Wilson Tan

In the midst of the busy schedule of Thesis and Second film production, a group of us had the opportunity to visit Infinite Studios** in Batam where the production of The Joker Game* was taking place.  The ferry ride from Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal to Nongsa, Batam took about half an hour, followed by a fifteen-minute drive...
White Link Bridal Boutique

White Link Bridal Boutique

To get there: Nearest MRT – Bedok MRT Nearest bus stop – Opposite Kaki By Ind Est Available Buses – 5, 15, 58, 59, 87   Power Requirements: Power points are readily available   Permission to shoot here can be obtained from White Link Address: 60 Kaki Bukit Place Eunos Techpark #01-03 Singapore 415979 Tel:...
Thanggam Forest

Thanggam Forest

  Feasibility: Wide Road near the entrance Narrow paths in the forest Quiet No toilets Rainy days: Path slippery No Shelter To get there: Nearest MRT – Sengkang Nearest LRT – Thanggam Power Requirements: Generator Lighting Unevenly lit due to dense plants/ trees Security: Need PA to take care of belongings Permission to shoot here...
Pulau Ubin

Pulau Ubin

To get there: Take the MRT and alight at Tanah Merah Station to take Bus No . 2 to the Changi Bus Interchange The Changi Point F erry Terminal is about 3 minutes walk from the Changi Bus Interchange Take the lift at the Changi Point Ferry Terminal or walk down a flight of stairs to the arrival and departure hall Take a boat to Pulau Bin Power Requirements: Generator Lighting Security: Need PA to take care of...
Chinese Garden

Chinese Garden

To get there: Nearest MRT – Chinese Garden Power Requirements: Generator Lighting Security: Need PA to take care of belongings Permission to shoot here can be obtained JTC All application forms should be sent to JTC Contact Centre Application forms must be submitted at least 14 working days in advance of the event http://www.jtc.gov.sg/RealEstateSolutions/Documents/Parks-and-Gardens-Chinese-Japanese-Gardens-appnform-filming.pdf Location scouted...
Pulau Ubin - 8F Jalan Ubin

Pulau Ubin – 8F Jalan Ubin

Location Proximity: ​Very accessible, located within 400m from public Jetty ​ Beside the coast guard Security ​Located beside the Police coast guard ​Location is fenced up from wild animal Traffic Control Very quiet area ​Low human and traffic flow Lighting Options ​No restriction on usage of lights ​Power ​Limited/unstable power supplies in the house ​...
Mr Punch Restaurant & Winebar

Mr Punch Restaurant & Winebar

To get there: Head southwest on Queen St towards Bencoolen Link Take the 3rd left onto Middle Road Turn right onto North Bridge Road Turn left onto Seah Street Address: Tel:  +65 6339 6266 +65 6334 5155 Fax: +65 6883 2212 E-mail: info@emint.com Facebook: facebook.com/MrPunchRestaurantRooftopbar Location scouted by Alvin Soh and Faqrullah
The Night is Truest by Cheng Chai Hong

The Night is Truest by Cheng Chai Hong