Zo Gang in Asian Hot Shots Berlin

Zo Gang
The Asian Hot Shots Berlin Festival website has been updated with the programme. Zo Gang will be screening there on 22 Jan 2008.

Wesley Wong (Ah Tan) will be travelling there with a Singaporean entourage with Sinema.sg and The Substation!

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Zo Hee GAGA

Zo Hee (Make Movie), the sequel to Zo Gang, features cameo appearances by local film personalities, including Tan Pin Pin. She is well-known for her documentaries Singapore GaGa and Invisible City.

This picture was taken at the kopitiam opposite The Substation, which has since been demolished.

Tan Pin Pin at Zo Hee
Aaron (Camera), Wesley (Ah Tan) and Pin Pin

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Zo Gang goes Toronto

Zo Gang has been selected for 3rd Toronto Singapore Film Festival, 4-6 April 08. After touring Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, Taiwan, London and Hungary, Canada here we come!

TSFF

From TSFF website:
“The Toronto Singapore Film Festival (TSFF) began in February 2006 with the passion of Singaporeans and Torontorians for Singaporean films. A grassroots and non-profit initiative, TSFF is one of the few film festivals devoted to Singaporean films outside Singapore, and has been playing to full houses since its inception

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Football crazy

Back in May 2005, the Tak Giu cast went on the ESPN show, Football Crazy. Can you spot who’s who?

Football Crazy

Coming soon on hosaywood.com, more old, hidden, unseen hosaywood photos and videos!

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Making films, the Hosaywood way!

Here’s an article written for Sinema.sg awhile back:

People often ask me: “What was your budget for making Tak Giu?”

I’m not embarrassed to say: “Erm, actually I made it with no money.”

Yes, that’s true; you don’t really need money to make a short film. Many budding filmmakers often think they are faced with budget constraints, but let me share with you:

How to make your first short film without much money and show it to 100,000 people

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Sinema Old School opens!

Sinema Old School opened with a bang yesterday night and I was happy to be there. The opening film was Eric Khoo’s 12 Storeys, and upon watching it again on the big screen, you’ll discover many new things and will agree that this is a classic.

Sinema Old School is the first and only high-definition cinema solely devoted to Singapore films. This powerful indie 130-seater space will also host local band gigs, technology workshops and master-classes, film forums and dialogue sessions.

There’s also a store selling Singaporean Dvds, CDs, soundtracks, magazines, and movie merchandise. It’s located at Mount Sophia Old School (very hip place), about 10mins walk from Dhoby Ghaut MRT (or 20 mins if you walk very slow).

Kwa Hee (Watch movie) there is only $5 and $4 for students. For more info visit Sinema Old School and Sinema.sg!

Sinema Old School

Sinema Old School Store
(Check out Hosaywood T-shirts on sale at the Sinema Store too! Pictures stolen from the Sinema site)

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Best of First Take 2007

Nice crowd at Best of First Take

Best of First Take 10 Dec 07 Kristin with Fai, winner of Audience Choice Well done organisers!

The Substation Theatre was again filled to capacity for the Best of First Take last night, marking the end of the weekend celebrations of Moving Images’ 10th Anniversary. Audiences were able to vote for their favourite film after the screening, and Fai won most votes with his film ‘Bob’.

Zo Gang and Zo Hee received good response, and we look forward to screening it again. An actor from another film said he was crying laughing while watching it.

We also got the audience to say ‘Hosay!’ for the Hosaywood ‘commercial’. Watch out for it soon!

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