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

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 | Short film | Outpost (2012) on Viddsee

Today, my short film with Mahen goes on the free-to-air Southeast Asian micro-cinema website, Viddsee. It happens to be the one-year anniversary of the short film; how a year can just fly by before you know it.  You can watch the entire short film for free by clicking on the picture above to go on…
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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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Documentary | BTS | Ikal Mayang (2013)

These pictures were taken during the shooting of the behind-the-scenes documentary featurette for the Ikal Mayang series of short films, produced in conjunction with International Women’s Day 2013 (8th March 2013).  Each short film are directed by well-known female actors, personalities and celebrities in Malaysia and speak about women’s issues.

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.

Portraiture | Engagement | Denise and Kay

I was of course very flattered that when Denise saw a brief slideshow of my work during Steph and Thirun’s wedding – and though she was not considering having pre-wedding photographs for her big day – she felt compelled to get in touch with me after that.  So I gave her a few suggestions of…
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