Flynn Film Co

“Sandcastle” to Open Inaugural Edition of the Singapore Film Festival in London

Press Release   •   Oct 11, 2010 15:09 BST

The Sinfest film festival kicks off on November 11th next month and will last for 3 days until November 13th.

Rising young Singaporean filmmaker Boo Junfeng’s Sandcastle will open the festival.  Sandcastle has been one of Singapore’s most critically acclaimed films this year having performed well  at Critics’ Week at Cannes in May and currently enjoying an active screening life on the festival circuit.  Boo Junfeng, who is curating the Sinefest, will be in London during the festival to support the film as well as hosting a special filmmaker workshop.

UK premiere’s of Ho Tzu Nyen’s innovative experimental film Here and documentary Invisible City by Tan Pin Pin will also be screening.

Festival tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday 11th of October.

Opening Night Film

Sandcastle – Dir: Boo Junfeng

881 – Dir: Royston Tan

Here – Dir:  Ho Tzu Nyen

Tanjong Rhu – Boo Junfeng (short)

Haze – Dir: Antony Chen (short)

Closing Night Film

Invisible City – Dir: Tan Pin Pin

Background / Festival Organisers

Creative [SIN]ergy

Creative [SIN]ergy is a platform to foster interaction and collaboration amongst its member base and aims to be a representative body for the creative industries amongst both the Singaporean professional and student community in the UK. The collective wishes to not only be, a network but also assembles collaborators, who share or are motivated by ideas, projects and initiatives to showcase Singapore creativity abroad.

Creative [SIN]ergy is a fully independent non-profit and non-governmental organization that is inclusive and welcomes non-Singaporeans who have an interest in Singapore’s creative community and cultural output.

Flynn Film Co.

Flynn Film Co. is an integrated film production, distribution and FX company based in London.

In addition to the company’s ongoing commercial activities it is also active in promoting film literacy in the UK working alongside academic, NGO and Government organisations to deliver  the annual Taiwan Cinefest (the largest of its kind in Europe), The East Asian Film Forum and now the Sinefest.