18 October 2010

Kirsten Tan featured at [SIN]efest

Cold Noodles by Kirsten Tan has been selected for the 5th edition of PROJECT: slingSHORT. This year's screening of PROJECT: slingSHORT will be part of [SIN]efest - UK's largest Singapore film festival.

Kirsten Tan is one of Singapore’s most prolific young filmmakers. Singapore’s national broadsheet, The Straits Times, has exhorted her as a ‘rising film director to look out for’ and her work has been screened in over 40 film festivals around the world, garnering several international prizes and awards, including the “National Prize” at the Kodak Film Awards in 2005, the “Special Jury Prize” and the title of “Best Director” at the Singapore International Film Festivals of 2006 and 2007, the “Best Concept” award at the Czech Republic’s Brno Sixteen Festivals of 2006 and 2007, a “Special Mention for Direction” at the 2008 Asian Film Symposium and most recently, “Best Cinematography” at Singapore Short Films Awards 2010. Her latest film “Cold Noodles” premiered at Pusan International Film Festival, Korea, one of Asia’s most prestigious cinematic event. She is now based in Brooklyn, New York, where she is pursuing a Masters in Film Production at New York University on a full scholarship (Tisch School of the Arts Department fellowship.)

11 - 13 November 2010
The Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

For more information please visit www.sinefest.org

[SIN]efest is presented by Creative [SIN]ergy + Flynn Film Co. and supported by The Singapore High Commission in London, Singapore Airlines, Tiger Beer and Town Hall Hotel