Author Archives: Daniel Yun

Getting Singaporeans To Take Pride In Homegrown Films

7 June 2018 |  Daniel Yun  |  Today This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Singapore Film Commission (SFC), whose role is to support and promote Singapore film through funding, training and public education. It would appear that SFC, … Continue reading

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Singapore’s Film Industry Has Come A Long Way In 20 Years

31 May 2018 |  Daniel Yun  |  Today The Singapore Film Commission (SFC) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. It is opportune, at this point, to take a look at how far the Singapore film industry has come and the … Continue reading

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At The Chinese Shop

This afternoon, I found myself having almost an hour of free time after lunch in a shopping mall. My next meeting was in the next building. I remembered a shop selling artefacts, almost entirely Chinese, to mostly tourists. It is … Continue reading

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Film-making — From Made in Singapore to Made by Singapore

03 April 2018 |  Daniel Yun  |  Today Ramen Teh marks coming of age of co-productions with foreign partners Recently a young guy I know, who we sometimes broadly categorise as a millennial, asked me gushingly: “Do you know Takumi … Continue reading

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Ramen Teh

When was the last time, while watching a movie, you realised you have started caring for a character without knowing? And when something momentous happens to the character, you feel all the significance. At a special screening of ‘Ramen Teh’ … Continue reading

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