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Toy Man

Director: Chun-Yi Hsieh

Rating: PG / 5 mins

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A father cannot forget the old times when he and his daughter had fun together. He wants to rewind it.

Born in Taipei in 1978, Chun-Yi Hsieh is an M.F.A candidate in his senior year at New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia's Graduate Film Program. Aiming to make movies with humanistic values and cultural expression, he focuses on stories discussing the issues and relationships among people.

OFF 7

Director: Prashant Laxman Ingole

Rating: TBA / 10 mins

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Jai who works in a courier company, has recently been transferred to a small town in Belgaum, India. An incident in Mumbai creates shockwaves throughout the nation and Jai gets embroiled in a situation which alters his life.

Prashant Laxman Ingole is a lyricist who has worked in a number of mainstream Indian Hindi movies (Bollywood). Apart from penning songs for movies he has also written dialogues for some dubbed mainstream movies.

Off7 is his first step towards story writing and screenplay; he debuts as a director with this short film. Currently he is also working on a screenplay for 2 mainstream Bollywood movies.

The Real Shining

Director: Jordan Lavi Quellman

Rating: TBA / 14 mins

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The demise of an old married couple is seen with the Adirondack mountains of upstate New York serving as the backdrop.

Jordan is a second year graduate student at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia. His focus of study at the NYU film school is to develop a refined language in presenting relevant social issues expressed in non-conventional narrative structures.

Rice

Director: Sofrie Yusoff

Rating: PG / 5 mins

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An abused girl takes her revenge on her parents.

Sofrie is a current student at the Film, Sound and Video course in Ngee Ann Polytechnic. He is currently at work on his graduation film.

Living It

Director: David Lee Lingwei

Rating: PG / 14 mins

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Through a series of unnatural circumstances, a son is put into his disabled father's shoes and goes through the amputation, the trauma and, finally, the feeling of being trapped in a room. All this leads him to come into a new light, understanding his father's plight.

David started out as a graphic design-trained graduate from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. He eventually fell in love with film in the course of study in NTU, School of Arts, Design and Media and became a film major. He settled into it almost immediately, picking up quickly by getting involved in numerous collaborations.

Reminder

Director: Mauricio Osaki

Rating: NC16 / 18 mins

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Joana is a teenager that loves to see the world through her computer. One day she is forced to live with her weirdo uncle and must work out her problems without her virtual world.

Mauricio Osaki is a director and film editor from Brasil. He directed the short films Quando Tudo Formiga in 2004, Primavera in 2007, Liberdade and the UK documentary Karl Marx Way in 2009. Mauricio has worked as post-producer and assistant editor for several feature films including Cinema, Aspirina and Vultures by Marcelo Gomes, The Pope's Toilet by Cesar Charlone and Linha de Passe by Walter Salles. Mauricio currently lives in Singapore where he is taking his MFA at NYU. Reminder was in Competition at the Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival 10+Public and Festival Brasileiro de Cinema de Brasilia for Best Director and Best Cinematographer - Digital Competition.