Tag: john w j cho

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

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 | 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 | Music video | Azmyl Yunor’s Charity Lane (2013) | BTS

So finally here it is. In anticipation of the theatre performance tomorrow presented by Five Arts Centre and directed by Mark Teh, “Something I Wrote” is touted as a compelling documentary-musical about musician Azmyl Yunor’s views on Malaysian life; seven actors play the renowned local singer-songwriter in the play. In conjunction with this, Azmyl is…
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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.