Tag: Short Film

A Joy Story: Joy & Heron

A Joy Story: Joy & Heron

Lovely little film.

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Backstory Short Film

Nice short film that makes you think about life…

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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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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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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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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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The Old Man and the Sea

This amazing short film won the Academy Award for Animated Short Film in 2000. From Brain Pickings: In 1953, Ernest Hemingway was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea, the iconic novella that catapulted him into international celebrity status. Nearly half a century later, Russian animator Aleksandr Petrov produced an exquisite animated adaptation of the book […]

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Karang Guni by Anthony Chen

Most Singaporeans are familiar with Karang Guni uncles who come by once in a while to collect old newspapers and clothes. But few of us actually ponder about the life of a Karang Guni man. Anthony Chen not only took on the iconic Karang Guni man as his protagonist, he introduces an unexpected antagonist in the form of a dejected […]

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Ah Ma (Grandma) By Anthony Chen

Anthony Chen’s Ah Ma is a touching short film which reminds me of my grandfather before he passed away at the hospice. The short film won a Short Film Special Distinction at Cannes Film Festival in 2007.

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Splitscreen: A Love Story

Shot entirely on the Nokia N8 mobile phone. Winner of the Nokia Shorts competition 2011. Director: James W Griffiths Producer: Kurban Kassam Director of Photography: Christopher Moon Editor: Marianne Kuopanportti Sound Design: Mauricio d’Orey Music composed by: Lennert Busch

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