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Monthly archive November, 2012
Seeing Stars: Goethe-Institut's 16th German Film Festival

Seeing Stars: Goethe-Institut’s 16th German Film Festival

“Anfangen ist leicht, beharren eine Kunst.” So goes the German saying – to begin is easy, to persist is art. Yet, in the field of film, even beginning can be a persistent struggle. Over the course of two Fridays, The Puttnam School of Film had the pleasure of meeting two fine gentlemen who courted success...
From Kolkata to Singapore: A Love Affair in-the-making by Lor Hui Yun

From Kolkata to Singapore: A Love Affair in-the-making by Lor Hui Yun

On the late afternoon of 7 September this year, The Puttnam School of Film put together a film seminar with the inaugural Darpan Bengali Film Festival. This seminar offered students a chance to meet with celebrated media personalities from India and NYU Tisch Asia’s academics to hear their views and ideas. In the panel discussion...
The Puttnam School of Film Meets Lord Puttnam

The Puttnam School of Film Meets Lord Puttnam

It has been a continuing tradition at The Puttnam School of Film to host a guest from the film fraternity at the end of each week, complementing the school’s existing academic curriculum with an interactive student seminar. On the evening of 9th November, the student body and faculty had an exclusive opportunity to meet the...
Short Film by Nooraini Shah wins 1st runner-up in the Best Film Category and Best Acting Ensemble

Short Film by Nooraini Shah wins 1st runner-up in the Best Film Category and Best Acting Ensemble

In late October, alumni Nooraini Shah, Chua Seng Yew and Anwar Wu took away 1st runner-up price in the Best Film Category as well as Best Acting Ensemble at the prestigious Vasantham Short Film Competition 2012!   The short Film, Vidiyal: Idea & Synopsis For the team, the given theme brought to mind the idea...
Perspectives: Anthony Chen by Cheng Chai Hong

Perspectives: Anthony Chen by Cheng Chai Hong

Anthony Chen is a local filmmaker who has won plaudits from all around the globe for his short film efforts. A graduate of Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s School of Film & Media Studies in 2003, he completed his MA in Film Directing at the National Film and Television School, UK. With a nomination for the prestigious Short Film Palme...