Viewpoint from a filmmaker – Martyn See
For this series of responses from local filmmakers on the current regulation and/or censorship system in Singapore, SINdie interviews Martyn Seet, Executive Secretary of Singaporeans for Democracy.
Initiated by a group of students from LASALLE, discussions and exchange of views are encouraged between members of the public and arts practitioners on the regulatory issue of films in Singapore.
Martyn See is well known for his 26 minutes documentary Singapore Rebel, a feature on Dr Chee Soo Juan, leader of Singapore Democratic Party.
For the interview, See said that he has felt restricted by MDA’s regulations, especially Section 33 of the film acts and Section 14, which prohibits political films and censorship respectively.