Category: Press

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 | Competition | Sundance Channel Shorts | Runner-up | Salvaj

I am excited to announce that our short film, Salvaj (2014), was awarded the Runner-Up Prize at the inaugural Sundance Channel Shorts co-organised by Astro and AMC Networks. I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to the jury and congratulations to my committed cast and crew who collaborated on the…
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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.

News | Press | Azmyl Yunor’s Charity Lane music video mentioned by The Malay Mail

Azmyl Yunor is interviewed by reporter Lydia Koh of the Malay Mail, for an article in its Crave section pullout, in which we get a great mention for the Charity Lane music video.  You can click on the picture below to read the article in its entirety at the Malay Mail Online.

News | Press | Azmyl Yunor’s Charity Lane music video featured by MSN Juice

Following from the official release of the Charity Lane music video I directed for Azmyl Yunor, it is given a great highlight by the kind people at MSN Juice on their webpage. You can click on the picture below to read what contributor Omar Mahfix has to say about it on the MSN Juice website.

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.