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Monthly archive October, 2014
The 25th SGIFF: A Renewed Beginning by Anonymous Alumni

The 25th SGIFF: A Renewed Beginning by Anonymous Alumni

Singapore’s largest and longest-running film event is making its comeback! Following a two-year hiatus, the new team leading the 25th Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) officially lifted the veil on the finalised selection of films for the marquee event at the ArtScience Museum on 28th October 2014. Mike Wiluan (Chairman, SGIFF), Yuni Hadi (Executive Director,...
Dancer, Dreamer and Fervent Filmmaker: Gek Li San by Charles Packer

Dancer, Dreamer and Fervent Filmmaker: Gek Li San by Charles Packer

To say the least, Gek Li San is a curious character; at the start of her seminar ‘Rhythm in Editing’ she informed us that she “wears many hats” which is a very humble self- description for a woman of so many talents and interests. She is an editor, a director, a writer, a meditator and...
The Story of Us: Lord Puttnam's Seminar by Aron Castro

The Story of Us: Lord Puttnam’s Seminar by Aron Castro

What do you think is the definition of Cinema? If someone asked you this question, a countless number of images would undoubtedly materialise themselves within your very head. Images that span entire generations would engulf you like a gigantic screen in a dark movie theatre; our favourite hero fighting a ferocious foe, two star crossed...
Boris Boo: The Comedian by Mirko Jeck

Boris Boo: The Comedian by Mirko Jeck

Being in the film industry for 17 years, Boris Boo has gathered invaluable experience, which undeniably can be seen in the film screened to us Filial Party. His career started off as a scriptwriter at Mediacorp Studios Chinese Drama division for six years, where he wrote more than a hundred scripts! These included sitcoms, dramas...
The Backstage Woman: Tan Fong Cheng by Tang Wan Xin

The Backstage Woman: Tan Fong Cheng by Tang Wan Xin

Let’s face it – today’s film industry is still very much dominated by males, so it is no surprise that Tan Fong Cheng was the first woman to give a seminar this semester at Week 9. I was thrilled when I first received the e-flyer that I was going to be writing about  Fong Cheng,...