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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 graduating cohort at The Puttnam...
Chance to Cannes: Boo Junfeng

Chance to Cannes: Boo Junfeng

Boo Junfeng is a Singaporean filmmaker. His body of work begins to explain more about him than any single award could. Trained in film schools across Singapore and Spain, his last stop at The Puttnam School of Film was recognized with the McNally Award for Excellence in the Arts, LASALLE’s highest academic honour. More importantly,...
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...
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...