A film already has its ending before shooting. All these endings are waiting for you everywhere. Accidents may happen and change the endings, but they’re all there. Maybe you weren’t looking.
Abbas Kiarostami: Photography is the mother of Cinema
When I think about a conversation, it always starts with images. And what I love about photography is the inscription of a single moment.
MASS RAPID TRANSIT, by CheeJen Ho
MASS RAPID TRANSIT is a significant facility that can be used to observe and contemplate modern life and the intersection of social relations.
Top Ten Filipino Films You Should Watch
Top Ten Filipino Films You Should Watch. Copies of some of these films are really hard to come by but with a little perseverance, you might just get lucky.
Complex Staging & Filling the Frame with Akira Kurosawa
Complex layering of subjects and the notion of filling the frame of a wide lens are techniques obsessed over by many who practice street photography.
China’s Rat Tribe, by Sim Chi Yin
“Rat Tribe” explores the lives of low-waged migrant workers who live underground in Beijing and make up one-third of the city’s estimated 20 million people.
Akira Kurosawa: In a mad world, only the mad are sane.
Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years.
Videos: Most Influential Photographers in Asia & Their Work
Following our list of 30 Most Influential Photographers in Asia, here are videos of some of the featured photographers and their work.
Image Makers – Documentary films on Singapore Photographers John Clang, Tay Kay Chin and Chow Chee Yong
3 short documentaries featuring Singapore photographers John Clang, Tay Kay Chin and Chow Chee Yong.
Short Film: The Story of Ones, by Pham Ngoc Lan
Lân’s short film The Story of Ones is a textural portrait of Hanoi. Lân is a presenter at IPA Photo Presentation HANOI.
Video: Tseng Kwong Chi – East Meets West
A curious little documentary on 1980’s photographer Tseng Kwong Chi, known for his Expeditionary Self-Portrait Series a.k.a. East Meets West.
Short Film: Shadowing Presidents
A short documentary film featuring the photographers of The Straits Time Picture Desk as they shadowed the four candidates vying to be president during the fourth Singapore Presidential Elections in 2011.
Short Film: Junku Nishimura, A Japanese Street Photographer in Singapore
A 15 minute video documentary of Japanese street photographer Junku Nishimura in Singapore when he came for the official opening of the IPA Gallery.