Category: Singapore

Will You Be My Valentine (2015)

Will You Be My Valentine (2015)

A well written and directed short film from Singapore by Ellie Ngim, I think this is a good example of how a short film should be executed. Simple plot, small cast and few locations yet big on delivering emotional moments and characters that everyone can identify with.

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Amazing Timelapse of Singapore

Amazing Timelapse of Singapore

From nofilmschool.com: After watching this, the first question that comes to mind is, “How!?” Loutit explains that shooting, which he did on the Nikon D4, several of which were set in different locations throughout the city, took three years to complete. And because of the project’s sheer amount of data, he had to edit simultaneously. But though he has shared […]

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7 Letters (2015)

7 Letters (2015)

Although I have attended one of the premiere sessions at Capitol Theatre back in July, I have been too busy with work and only managed to write this now. The session I attended was “free” although we were given an envelop each to donate any amount we wish to charities. This special session was by invitation only and extended to […]

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Canon XF205/XF200 Review

Canon XF205/XF200 Review

Features 26.8mm Wide, 20x Optical Zoom Lens with 3 Separate Lens Rings AF options (Instant AF, Face Detection) and Reduced MOD Enhanced Image Stabilization Performance Ergonomic, Rotating Grip Equipped with Wide DR Gamma (600%) Mode and Refined, 8-bladed Circular Aperture Infrared, High-sensitivity Shooting Function with Enhanced Exposure Performance Professional 0.45-inch Color Viewfinder and Precise 3.5-inch OLED Panel MXF and MP4 […]

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Vicky

Vicky

Two brothers goes in seach for their dead hamster in their childhood playground. this film is a tribute to one of the oldest playground in singapore. Written and directed by Royston Tan. Chuan pictures. Royston Tan has always had a knack for getting the dialogue right and telling his story visually. The director is also clearly a sentimental person who […]

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Motherland: Xiao Jing

Motherland: Xiao Jing

A simple but meaningful documentary by Sherman Ong. Notice how Sherman Ong uses just two camera shots to make his documentary?

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Gift (2013)

Gift (2013)

Daniel Yam’s inspirational short film was featured by Huffington Post and reached over 160,000 views as of this writing. Well done!

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Buy Me Love (2005)

This is a pretty old short film from 2005. Written and directed by Rick Aw, it was the winner (Professional Category) of Panasonic-MDA Digital Film Fiesta in Singapore. Synopsis: A middle-aged kway chap (braised pork) hawker decides to buy love through a mail order bride service. The awkward couple soon find themselves trying to make sense of their unconventional marriage.

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Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse – The Lion City

Very interesting perspective of Singapore, done using tilt-shift photography techniques. http://petapixel.com/2013/10/25/must-see-tilt-shift-time-lapse-shows-incredibly-creative-way-use-effect/

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Panasonic AG-AC90 Camera Test

I have a chance to test the AC90 video camera as my organization is looking at purchasing new cameras to replace the existing ones. My usual way of testing a camera is to put it to a real world shoot and see how it would fare and also if I am comfortable with the handling ergonomics. Lens and Sensor I […]

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