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ASEF Cultural Grants 2005: Asia-Europe Digital Film Workshop

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12 Apr 05 - 15 Apr 05 Asia-Europe Foundation Culture Department Cinema Culture



The workshop, a side event of the 18th Singapore International Film Festival, gathered six digital filmmakers to supervise a digital film made by film students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. The filmmakers received the ASEF's Cultural Grants to support their participation in the workshop:

- Tintin Wulia (Indonesia)

- Piotr Rosolowski (Poland)

- Tan Chui Mui (Malaysia)

- Khavn de la Cruz (Philippines)

- Roel Mondelaers (Belgium)

- Noh Dong Seok (Korea)


- To offer a panorama of digital cinema movement in Asia and Europe, through public lectures by Park Kiyong (Korea) and Stig Bjorkman (Sweden)

- Provide an opportunity for up-and-coming digital filmmakers to share experiences and information during a four-day intensive workshop

- To raise awareness on the importance of digital film for the development and recognition of upcoming talents

The following short films were screened at Goethe Institute, Singapore on 30 May 2005:

- "Azan"

- "Waking Monkey"

- "Conversation"

- "Hush Booted"

- "Bad Time"

The films were compiled in a DVD, which also features a critical essay by film critic and film professor Alexis Tioseco as well as biographies of the workshop participants.