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JOHN CHO // Writer-Director, Production Designer // Malaysia

News | Short film | The Apprentice (2011) on Indieflix

Our little short documentary film that could is now exclusively available via streaming online at Indieflix, or via Roku or Xbox.  You will require a subscription to watch it.  You will require a subscription to watch it. You can click on the above picture to go straight to the listing page. Language Cantonese with English subtitles.…
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News | Official selection | Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2013 | Seattle WA, USA | The Apprentice

We are excited to announce that the short documentary by Mahen and I, The Apprentice (2011), has officially been selected by the Seattle Asian American Film Festival 2013, Seattle WA, USA.  Seattle holds a very special place in my heart as I had spent a chunk of my childhood there.  So many great experiences with the family and…
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News | Press | Interview with FZ

I had a sit down with contributor Kristina Mariswamy and discussed films, filmmaking and leaving the security of my previous fulltime job for the rollercoaster ride of making films for a living in a lifestyle piece for the online news portal FZ. You can read the article by clicking on the picture below.

News | Official selection | In competition | 28th Interfilm International Short Film Festival 2012 | Berlin, Germany | The Apprentice

We are excited to announce that the short documentary by Mahen and I, The Apprentice (2011), has officially been selected by the 28th Interfilm International Short Film Festival 2012 in Berlin, Germany and will be competing in the Dream Jobs Documentary category.  You can click on the picture below to view the listing on their official website.

News | Press | Interview with Clive Magazine

Following from our successful festival run with The Apprentice, Mahen and I are interviewed for Clive Magazine’s October 2012 issue. You can click on the picture below to read the complete article by writer Joshua Jason Fernandez on the Clive website.

News | The Apprentice (2011) in Mexico for GIFF15 featured on Cinema Online

The Apprentice (2011) and my latest escapade to the 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival 2012 in Guanajuato, Mexico were featured on Cinema Online.  You can click on the picture below to read the report in its entirety on the Cinema Online website.

Travel | Film festival | 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival | Guanajuato, Mexico

The 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival, arguably the most important annual film event in Latin America, for me was a life-changing experience. If Short Shorts opened my eyes to the filmmaking global community, GIFF15 convinced me that I wanted so badly to be a part of it. It was also the first time I had…
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News | Film festival | Official selection | In competition | 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival | Guanajuato, Mexico | The Apprentice

We are excited to announce that the short documentary by Mahen and I, The Apprentice (2011), has been invited and officially selected by the Academy-qualifying 15th Guanajuato International Film Festival in Guanajuato, Mexico and will be competing in the Documental Cortometraje  (Short Documentary) category.  You can click on the picture below to view the listing on their official…
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Travel | Film festival | 14th Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia (2012) | Tokyo, Japan

This was my very first film festival experience and truly, what a way to experience it. The Academy-qualifying Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia is the Asian chapter of the prestigious film festival from LA. Mahen and I travelled to Tokyo with The Apprentice, which was selected for Official Competition under the Asia International category.…
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