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Boo Junfeng (Chinese: 巫俊锋; pinyin: wū jùn fēng; born 4 December 1983) is a Singaporean filmmaker.

Boo is a graduate from the School of Film & Media Studies at Ngee Ann Polytechnic in 2003, and The Puttnam School of Film, LASALLE College of the Arts in 2009, where he was accorded the McNally Award for Excellence in the Arts – the valedictorian honour of the college.[1]

His films, many of which show a preoccupation with places and historical and personal memory, have won prizes and acclaim and have been shown in film festivals around the world.[2] Notable short films include Un Retrato De Familia (2004), Katong Fugue (2007), Keluar Baris (2008) and Tanjong Rhu (2009). His debut feature film Sandcastle (2010) was the first Singaporean film to be invited to the International Critics' Week at Cannes Film Festival.[3][4]

Filmography[]

Feature Films

  • Sandcastle (2010)
  • Lucky 7 (omnibus - segment 3 / 2007)

Short Films

  • The Casuarina Cove (2009)
  • Keluar Baris / Homecoming (2008)
  • Bedok Jetty (2008)
  • Katong Fugue (2007)
  • The Changi Murals (2006)
  • Guo Ke / Stranger (2004)
  • Un Retrato De Familia (A Family Portrait) (2004)

Theatre Multimedia

  • Fear of Writing (2011)
  • Pulau (2005)

Other Work

  • Pink Dot SG Campaign Videos (2009–2011)
  • Music Video for Faces by Electrico (2009)

Awards and Notable Festivals[]

2011

  • Singapore Youth Award[5]

2010

  • (Sandcastle) Cannes Film Festival, International Critics' Week
  • (Sandcastle) Toronto International Film Festival
  • (Sandcastle) Pusan International Film Festival
  • (Sandcastle) BFI London Film Festival
  • (Sandcastle) Vietnam International Film Festival - Best Film, Best Director, NETPAC Jury Award[6]
  • (Sandcastle) Hong Kong Asian Film Festival - Special Mention[7]
  • (Sandcastle) Singapore Entertainment Awards - Best Local Film, Best Local Director[8]

2009

  • Young Artist Award
  • McNally Award for Excellence in the Arts (Valedictorian at LASALLE College of the Arts)
  • (Tanjong Rhu) Berlin Film Festival - Teddy Award Nomination
  • (Tanjong Rhu) Torino GLBT Film Festival - Audience Award
  • (Keluar Baris) Asiana International Short Film Festival - Kring Award
  • (Keluar Baris) Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

2008

2007

2005

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External links[]

  • Pink Dot SG [1]
  • Boo Junfeng's Showreel [2]
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  • Boo Junfeng's blog [3]
  • NP Tribune [4]


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