Events: List of upcoming screenings, events and courses
Show your support for local films! If you haven’t caught the latest homegrown movie to hit our screens, now is the time to watch Truth Be Told, a film directed by Teo Eng Tiong and stars Mediacorp artiste Yvonne Lim. The movie is now screening at GV Vivocity, GV Plaza and GV Tiong Bahru. Get your tickets now!
The Substation is back with First Take on 5 November, and will kick off at 8pm at The Substation Theatre. This round of screenings will feature the works of Ghazi Alqudcy, a final-year student pursuing his Diploma in New Media at School of Technology for the Arts at Republic Polytechnic. For more information, visit the Substation Moving Images website.
The Asia Media Festival will be back this year on 14 November, and among the events is the Asia Film Market & Conference (AFMC). This year’s AFMC will focus on Content Protection, Mobile TV, Content Partnerships and Sports Content. Leading industry experts will be on hand to discuss the most pertinent issues in todayâ€™s media landscape. This event is held in conjuction with the Asia Television Forum (ATF) and is supported by the Media Development Authority of Singapore.
Upcoming local film Pleasure Factory will be hosting a talk at the Objectifs Centre for Photography and Filmmaking entitled “The Making Of Pleasure Factory”. Both director Ekachai Uekrongtham and editor/DoP Brian Gothong Tan will be on hand to recound behind-the-scenes tidbits of how the film was conceived, researched, shot and edited. The event will take place on 22 October, 2007 at 7:30pm. For more infomation, log on to the Objectifs website.
A short, 2-week long intensive filmmaking course will be held at Objectifs from 26 November to 7 December, and is helmed by filmmaker Lionel Chok. This course is aimed at all aspiring filmmakers who want to tell their own stories â€“ be it drama, documentary or experimental – and wish to learn both the creative as well as the technical skills. Prosumer DV cameras and accessories will be provided, and editing will be done on the Final Cut Pro terminals at Objectifs. Visit the website for more details.
Also at Objectifs is a week-long Scriptwriting Bootcamp by Lilian Wang, a freelance filmmaker who has written and directed for short films and television, who comes armed with 10 years of writing experience. Designed for writers with little or no film or television experience, this intensive workshop aims to build a solid foundation in screenwriting through a blend of lectures, writing exercises and guest seminars. Check out the Objectifs website for more details.