The Pontianak comes from a place of abuse, dying when she carries life inside her, and she finds strength out of it. She is raw, primal, carnal and sexual, and she is beautiful and has luscious, long black hair. She will seduce you, draw you in and you will feel her wrath. The two teenage girls in my film are both Pontianaks in their own ways. Every woman is a Pontianak in her own way. -Amanda Eu
Lagi Senang Jaga Sekandang Lembu is a short film that tells the story of two teenage outcasts who form an uncanny friendship in their remote village. As the girls discover each other’s clandestine aspects, she observes the changes in her new friend to the point of violence, [...]
What the common people would perceive documentaries are as factual films with narrations by British voice-overs and long shots of the natural environment or the occasional expert of interviews with the locals. Bryan Seah is the Head of Original Content at Southeast Asia Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific and he has been in the documentary filmmaking industry for years and have overseen many productions including titles such as Korea Style, Nanjing Calling and Singapore Stories. Here he discussed on the usage of new technologies in filmmaking such as VR 360 and the background of the documentary industry in South East Asia.
1) How has VR 360 changed the [...]
LAST week saw the 2017 Johor Bahru Classical Music Festival (JBCMF) take place at the southern capital. It received very positive response from the Johor Bahru music community and general public – averaging at least 80% attendance across all 4 concerts in its programme, with their masterclasses and public lectures proving popular with their target audience.