Tag: film

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

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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 14th Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia 2012 | Tokyo, Japan | The Apprentice

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

Ink and pencil

These are selection of hand drawn illustrations on paper by me, mostly for film and television. A few were ideas I had for development as graphic novels or comic books, but I had precious time to spare to see them through.