Category: Film festivals

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

News | Press | New Straits Times reports that Best Short Film at FFM27 awarded to Salvaj by We Jun

Salvaj (2014) by We Jun is awarded “Filem Pendek Terbaik” (Best Short Film) at the prestigious Festival Filem Malaysia Ke-27 (FFM27) during its Opening Ceremony, during which awards were presented to winners of various other technical categories ranging from Art Direction to Sound Design. You can click on the picture below to read the article…
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News | Film festival | Official selection | In competition | 26th Girona Film Festival | Girona, Spain | Fix

We are excited to announce that our short film crime noir thriller, Fix (2014), is selected for its third international film festival following our snub from Tropfest SEA 2014 due to censorship issues. This was quite a surprise as we had only learnt about the film’s selection when the said festival requested for an additional digital screening copy…
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News | Film festival | Official selection | In competition | KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival | Munich, Germany | Fix

We are excited to announce that our short film crime noir thriller, Fix (2014), will be making its European Premiere at the KALIBER35 Munich International Short Film Festival in Munich, Germany, which will showcase only 35 short films from all over the world, presented in five categories — SWEET, SOUR, BITTER, SALTY and UMAMI — and compete for prizes.  This…
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News | Film festival | Official selection | Salón Internacional de la Luz | Bogota, Colombia | Fix

We are excited to announce that our short film crime noir thriller, Fix (2014), will be making its International Premiere at the Salón Internacional de la Luz in Bogota, Colombia, a film festival dedicated to the art of cinematography in film.

Short film | Fix

Due to work commitments on other projects, I thought I would not be throwing my hat into the ring for the then-upcoming inaugural Tropfest SEA short film competition.  It was tempting, obviously, amidst much social media fanfare and the promise of big prizes.  However, I didn’t want to leap in without having a proper premise…
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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 | 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.

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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