March 02, 2009
NYU Tisch Asia lecturer, Jennifer Ruff, warns of cobras and canings in singapore and ponders the perks of "Dying of boredom...To be frank, Singapore itself is boring. There is not a lot to do except make films. Which is kind of great. In New York City, there are a million amazing distractions, but I’ve noticed that students here spend much more time in the editing lab; there just isn’t as much to tempt them... Other than Eric Khoo, whose film My Magic received a passionate standing ovation as the first Singaporean film to be in competition in Cannes this year, most cineastes probably can’t name another Singapore director..."
Recommended by Anonymous Coward: "great business model by NYU Tisch Asia, for exporting filmschool-in-a-bubble
October 17, 2007
Designed to spur filmmakers to create works that showcase Singapore through film, the “ACTION!” Film Festival 2007 calls for submissions that show Singapore in a unique light, with identifiable aspects such as cultural diversity, building structures or landmarks in the form of a scripted short film.
Recommended by ogilvypr: "Intel and the Media Development Authority of Singapore are working together to promote filmmaking in Singapore, and how modern technology allows everyone to tell a story through the medium of film and video"
March 22, 2007
Anant Shiva said:
Screenplayer has been set up as a gathering ground for Singaporean indie filmmakers and screenwriters to come together and share their works and ideas.
It's pretty much an experiment at this point and we don't know if it'll work or take off, but we've set it up and it's up to you guys to decide how you wanna use it! Share your videos, talk about techniques, post jobs, review scripts, the possibilities are endless!
Recommended by Anonymous Coward: "Go forth and play!"
September 10, 2006
Screenplayer is a productivity blog for writers and filmmakers with tips, tricks and lifehacks.
Recommended by Anonymous Coward: "This is a new site that we started for local filmmakers and we've gotten good reviews so far. Check it out and tell us what you think! Get in touch with us at tips [at] screenplayer.sg"