Monday, August 14, 2006

Principal Photography Wrap

We have finally finish shooting "Becoming Royston". The offical wrap time was on 1.30am, 14 Auguest 2006. Thank you to everyone involved. Onwards to the post-production!

Sunday, August 06, 2006

Becoming Royston SMS Contest

For 10 weeks, Originasian Pictures will be running teaser trailers as well as the episodes at all McDonald's screens in Singapore. This is a collaborative effort together with and in support of the independent filmmaking scene in Singapore.

We are also running a SMS contest where you can win an iPod every week for the next 10 weeks.

"What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?"
Tell us about your childhood ambition

Win an iPod nano

SMS to 78800
Keyword DREAM space your name space your ambition & reasons
In not more than 120 characters.

10 iPod nano to be given away. One winner chosen each week. Each SMS cost 50 cents. Terms & conditions apply. Winners annouced every Saturday. Available in Singapore only.

Details at iPods kindly sponsored by iShop 21.

The fifth webisode is now online at

Visit our wap site on your mobile phone at for exclusive mobile downloads.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

Moving Minds Film Forum

The Asian Film Archive invites 10 students from each pre-tertiary and tertiary educational institution to attend the Moving Minds Film Forums to be held in August. The forums will provide an excellent overview of the local film scene, especially for students who are involved in a film project or who are interested to enter into this field. The forums will consist of panel sessions which discuss film policy in Singapore, censorship and classification of films, comparisons of local and international film production, and developments and trends in the local film industry.

Speakers include Royston Tan (director of 15 and 4:30), Tony Yeow (director of Ring of Fury), husband-and-wife filmmaking team Colin Goh and Woo Yen Yen (directors of TalkingCock the movie and the upcoming Singapore Dreaming), Tania Sng (Producer, Cages), Freddie Yeo (General Manager, Infinite Frameworks), and Ben Slater (Film critic and Author, Kinda Hot).

Moving Minds Film Forum I
Date: 12 August 06, Saturday
Venue: Republic Polytechnic, LT-W2 (W2-01-22)
Time: 9am - 3.30pm
Price: $10 (including lunch)
Visit here for details of programme.

Moving Minds Film Forum II
Date: 19 August 06, Saturday
Venue: Nanyang Junior College Auditorium
Time: 9am - 3.30pm
Price: $10 (including lunch)
Visit here for details of programme.

Target audience for the forums is students from pre-tertiary and tertiary institutions, especially students who are keen to pursue a career in the film industry.