Han Yew Kwang studied to be an architect but ended up as a scriptwriter at MediaCorp and then later SPH Channel U. In 2002, his short film The Call Home
(2002) won Best Short Film at the Singapore International Film festival and garnered him great attention. He made his first feature Unarmed Combat
in 2005, and followed that up with romance comedy 18 Grams of Love
(2007). In 2009, he was awarded the National Arts Council Young Artist Award. His next features were a romantic comedy telemovie Love in a Cab
(2010) and comedy When Hainan Meets Teochew
(2011). His next project was the sex comedy, Rubbers
(2015). Most recently, Yew Kwang directed the supernatural romance comedy When Ghost Meets Zombie
(2019), starring Nathan Hartono.