The Substation brings to us First Take next Monday (4 Aug 2008), and features the works of Sean Li-Wen, Shaun Koh and Ting Szu Kiong. Go catch the latest in local shorts and stay on for the Q&A after the session with the filmmakers. First Take kicks off at 8pm and is free admission.
This August, Cineodeon 2008 will be injected with fresh blood as more than 100 students take up the challenge of organising screenings of independent Singapore films. This initiative was started by the Asian Film Archive in 2007 which saw students organise 50 screenings of South-east Asian Films which reached a total viewership of 1,628 and raked in close toÂ S$2000 for filmmakers whose films have been showcased.
There is without a doubt that Jack Neo is one of Singapore’s most hardworking feature film director, having more than ten films made in a decade, and like it or not, you have applaud his tenacity at telling stories which cater to the heartlanders, and sometimes getting flak for his movies being a haven for product placement.