NYFA 2017 Panel Discussion - A CAREER IN THE MEDIA INDUSTRY: Academia or Apprenticeship?
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What is the best way to break into the film and media industry? Join our esteemed panelists as they share their thoughts.
This session is part of the National Youth Film Awards 2017.
Sebastian sits on the advisory panel of Temasek Polytechnic’s School of Design and the Institute of Technical Education’s Design and Media Academic Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Singapore Workforce Development Agency’s Media & Communications Manpower Skills & Training Council and also an Advisory member of the Singapore Film Commission and Board Member of the Singapore International Film Festival.
He has also served and judged in various Award Shows like, the Creative Circle Awards, The Hall Of Fame Awards, The Crowbars, The Phoenix, The Kodak Gongs, The Asian Television Awards, The Apollo, The Aperture Awards and many more.
At the 2005 Creative Circle Awards, he was one of five individuals honoured with a ‘Champions of the Creative Circle Awards’ for his contributions to the industry. He has also been awarded the Spirit of Enterprise, 2007 and been named in Marketing Magazine’s ‘The Singapore 20’, a select list, identifying experts whose decisions truly impact the Singapore media scene. He was awarded the Most Promising Entrepreneurship at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards, 2009 in Singapore while Shooting Gallery Asia has been recognised by Marketing Magazine as the Production Agency of the Year at the Agency of The Year Awards, 2009 and again in the year 2012. He is also a recipient of the Successful Entrepreneur 2010 Award, the SME1 Asia Award, 2011 and the SME Asia Award, 2013/14.
Low Hwee Ling, Former Post-Production Supervisor
Hwee Ling's experience in post-production began as an editor on some of Singapore's most acclaimed films such as Royston Tan's 4:30 (Berlin International Film Festival 2006) and Eric Khoo's Be With Me (Cannes Film Festival 2005).
Alan Yap is a multi-award-winning Director of Photography, with experience across different genres and regions. Such exposure has further honed his craft and each experience further develops a maturity and unique eye.
Demand for Alan’s services has seen him work extensively in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Malaysia among other countries.A thirst for learning and always putting his best into each of his works keeps him highly motivated with a strong sense of humility.
NYFA 2017 WEEKEND (30 June and 1 July) seeks to bring outreach and awareness of the film and media industry in Singapore to a new scale with a series of talks, workshops and screenings of previous NYFA-winning films.
As part of SHINE Festival 2017, the event hopes to encourage more youths to engage in various aspects of film-making, as well as to inspire through enriching media touch points by our industry partners. These activities also aim to reverse the common understanding of Singapore’s film and media industry through creative activities that are interactive and niche. For other NYFA talks and workshops, please visit:
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