SINdie X Objectifs presents Production Talk 'LIVE', 11 Feb (Sat) 6PM
SINdie is teaming up with Objectifs to present you Production Talk 'LIVE'!
Find out what 4 of Singapore’s most exciting up-and-coming directors are up to in this ‘live’ intimate interview session! Each filmmaker will share more about their current works-in-progress through dialogues and images and this will be followed by an 'AMA' (Ask-me-Anything) with the audience.
This pilot event is held in conjunction with Objectifs’ ‘Watch Local 2017’ series from 7 – 11 February. This session precedes the screening of Ler Jiyuan’s ‘The Love Machine’ at 7.30pm.
Date: 11 Feb 2017
Venue: Objectifs Chapel Gallery
Admission is free.
Light refreshments will be provided.
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And here are the 4 filmmakers!
Ray Pang is a Singaporean film director who graduated with a Bachelor in Film & Television from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. “BREAK”, his 2011 film received a Gold Remi Award at the 44th WorldFest-Houston Film Festival, the prestigious Orson Welles Award at the California Film Awards and Award of Excellence from Los Angeles Movie Awards.
Ray’s short film “The Team” (2011) won Overall Best Film and Best Editing at the Cine65 short film competition. The film was also screened in Japan’s Short Shorts Film Festival Asia 2012.
His short film “Closer to Me” (2012) won awards at the Asean International Film Festival, Festival Asia TV & FILM on Journey and Finalist at the Louis Vuitton Journey Awards.
Ray’s films received a director’s spotlight under the “Asian Typhoon” Program at the 8th Sapporo Short Fest.
More on Ray: www.raypang.com.sg
Director/animator Jerrold Chong graduated with a BFA in Animation at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). An avid lover of cinema, he is fascinated by the power of animated cinema as abstract visual metaphor and is driven by a desire to tell sincere stories that examines the depths of everyday life and the complexities of the human experience.
His films have screened at numerous international film festivals, including the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), Encounters Short Film and Animation Festival in Bristol, Animatricks Animation Festival in Helsinski, Short Shorts Film Festival in Tokyo and Bucheon International Animation Festival in Korea. He participated in the Doc’s Kingdom International Seminar on Documentary Film in Azores, Portugal in 2013 and in 2015, his film “Nascent” was awarded the Best Animation Award at Singapore Short Film Awards (SSFA). He also participated in the SGIFF Southeast Asian Film Lab in 2016, with the project “Ten Dollars”. He hopes to write and direct a feature film in the future.
More on Jerrold: www.jerroldchong.com
Daniel Yam is an award winning short film director who loves to take his audience on a journey to discover humanity. Often heart warming and sentimental, his works champion the human spirit. Daniel’s works have been seen by over 280 million viewers worldwide. His short films have been screened at various schools, churches, hospitals, broadcasting stations, film festivals and online social platforms. One of Daniel's short film GIFT has won the hearts of over 25 million viewers worldwide. The film is now on 10 subtitled languages and has has won awards at numerous international film festivals.
His short film for Singapore's Housing Development Board (HDB) "PROMISE" and the sequel "Promise II" was commended by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on his Facebook. It has touched and moved thousands of audience. Another short film "RIPPLE" has inspired many with the powerful and stirring storyline. It was shared by millions and garnered more than 250 million views worldwide on multiple platforms. Daniel is one of the 4 directors in the feature film 4Love.
Daniel is now working on his second feature film, Wonder Boy, directing together with Dick Lee, Singapore’s best-known personalities in the music scene. Daniel was a key speaker at Content 360, Asia's premier event on content marketing for marketers and agencies of the savviest brands and leading experts. He has been in the media industry for more than a decade. He takes pleasure in working with clients from both the public and private sectors to tell stories that connect with the audience emotionally. When Daniel is invited to work on a project - to him it is like being given a magical key - a privilege and opportunity to open the hearts of his audience and unite them with a worthy cause. He serves the world with his work by gently reminding us with the potential of the human spirit.
More on Daniel: http://danielyam.wixsite.
Kan Lumé’s debut feature film The Art of Flirting won Best ASEAN Feature at Malaysian Video Awards 2005. Second feature Solos won the Best Newcomer Award at Torino G&L Film Festival. Third film Dreams from the Third World received the MovieMax Award at Cinema Digital Seoul 2008. Liberta picked up Special Mention at Cinema Digital Seoul 2012 and the NETPAC Award at Tripoli Film Festival 2013. The Naked DJ earned Kan his second NETPAC award for Best Asian Film at Jogja-Netpac Asian Film Festival 2014.