5 Things to Know About Naomi Kawase

The Singapore International Film Festival spotlights Naomi Kawase, one of the most respected and well-known filmmakers of contemporary Japanese cinema. The Jury Head of this year’s Asian Feature Film Competition held a masterclass as part of the festival, and here’s five things to know about this auteur.


Gaming The Future

The good old times of retro games and its bulky accompaniments are a thing of the past as we enter the age of immersive gameplay with Virtual Reality (VR). We speak with three captains of some of the most well-known names in the gaming industry for their insights into the ever-changing face of gaming.


24 Hours with Aditya Thayi

Aditya Thayi, one of Asia’s leading creative thinkers, is a writer, director and producer who has received 20 nominations and five wins at the Asian Television Awards, including two awards for Best Direction. We had a quick chat with him to find out his inspirations, what drives his creative processes and his advice to budding filmmakers.


If We’re Not Telling Our Stories, Who Will? – ED SGIFF, Wahyuni Hadi

Nearly three decades after it was founded in 1987, the Singapore International Film Festival has grown to be a highly regarded one amongst the film community. Beyond that, the SGIFF continues to inspire the discovery of independent cinema by providing a platform for established and aspiring filmmakers alike to showcase their films and tell the region’s story. We speak with Wahyuni Hadi – Executive Director of the SGIFF – and got her to share five things you should know!