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Get advice from film artists in TNPFFF Workshop

17 February 2011

Get advice from film artists in TNPFFF Workshop

Need some tips from film artists and educators for your entry for The New Paper FiRST FIlm Fest (TNPFFF)?

TNPFFF is organising a free workshop at Sinema Old School whereby Oscar-winning short film director Barbara Schock from New York University Tisch School of the Arts, co-founder of Sinema Old School Nicholas Chee and award-winning local director Wee Li Lin will be sharing their tips and advice on the art of short films.

Venue: Sinema Old School
Date: Monday, Feb 21
Time: 7pm – 9:30pm
Tickets: Email with your name, address, IC and contact number. You will be provided with an e-ticket admitting two to the event on a first-come-first-served basis.


Barbara Schock
An independent filmmaker/director raised in South Dakota. She attended the University of California at San Diego with a major in literature and a minor in visual arts. Her foremost influence was the painter/film critic Manny Farber who taught a legendary film class at UCSD called “A Hard Look at the Movies. She lives in Hollywood where she is raising her daughter and continuing to write and develop her own projects.pment and production of many short films. This summer she will be teaching a Short Film workshop at the Maine International Film and Video Workshops. She lives in Hollywood where she is raising her daughter and continuing to write and develop her own projects.

Nicholas Chee
A multiple award-winning photographer, filmmaker, musician and designer who graduated from Temasek Design School in 2003 and Pursued his MA in Photography in the University of Arts London in 2006. The co- founder Sinema Old School, an independent cinema in Singapore, was an Honouree in the Spirit of Enterprise Awards in 2009. His main passions are Creative Education, Visual Literacy and Social Entrepreneurship.

Wee Li Lin
A graduate of Brown University (Class of ’96) in America , with a BA in Art Semiotics, Li Lin also spent a semester in NYU doing “Sight and Sound”, an intensive filmmaking production course. Since her graduation she has been working in Singapore as a freelance television producer/director. She’s an avid short filmmaker and has done several short films in Singapore so far, three of which have been award winners at the Singapore International Film Festival and two have won awards at American Film Festivals. Her latest feature film “Forever” will be out in theatres on March 2011.