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Monthly archive August, 2012
Tales from PiFan by William Liew

Tales from PiFan by William Liew

The Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) is an international film festival held every year in South Korea since 1997. The film festival is arguably one of the biggest and celebrated events in Asia. On 19 July 2012, the 16th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival held its opening ceremony at the Bucheon Gymnastium where numerous...
A heartfelt National Day

A heartfelt National Day

Happy National Day, Singapore! In 2009, He Shuming and his classmates made the short film “National Day” as part of their final year project. Together with Norma de Souza who produced it and Goh Hiro Toshi Thomas who was the director of cinematography, Shuming wrote and directed the film. This film has since traveled to festivals...
Hello from Shuming in Los Angeles and on your first day at film school...

Hello from Shuming in Los Angeles and on your first day at film school…

Dear Year Ones, I’m taking a break from reading film synopses and moving into my new apartment in Los Angeles to say hello. Like you guys, I am in a mix of emotions because I’m heading back to film school in 2 weeks – not to mention settling into a new city! Needless to say,...
A Note of Thanks: PSOF Raises Bar for Film Schools to Partner with the EUFF

A Note of Thanks: PSOF Raises Bar for Film Schools to Partner with the EUFF

        Dear Puttnam School of Film, What a joy it has been to partner with you for this year’s 22nd European Union Film Festival in Singapore. Just a little bit of FYI background before we begin to reflect on the joyous bits: the European Union Film Festival is the second oldest film festival in Singapore. It returned to Singapore for its...