Shooting a badminton documentary

Panorama shot of my film set

Over the past few weeks, I have alluded to a badminton documentary that I've been working on. For this documentary, we have traveled around the country, and even going to Singapore, interviewing many people, including Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah, wife of the former Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir, numerous badminton heroes of different eras etc. Peggy Loh also described extensively in her blog about one of the interview shoots we did with her uncle, Roland Ng.

Yesterday, it was time for us to shoot the reenactments of a long-ago tournament covered extensively in my documentary.





Ah, spent an entire day in a badminton court. Didn't play badminton. #directingadocumentary
Posted by Edmund Yeo on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Here are some photos and videos taken yesterday by various cast and crew members of the shoot!

It was difficult to replicate the playing styles of great badminton heroes of the 40s and 50s, but we tried.
Posted by Edmund Yeo on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

An invincible doubles team.
Posted by Edmund Yeo on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The art of badminton is to deceive.
Posted by Edmund Yeo on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Preparing to reenact an epic badminton match that happened more than half a century ago.
Posted by Edmund Yeo on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Panorama shot of today's film set.
Posted by Edmund Yeo on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

I had the chance to be involved in a documentary shoot regarding our Malaysian Team winning the Thomas cup in the 1940'...
Posted by Jason Low on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Today's project haha!!
Posted by Marcus Teoh on Tuesday, June 23, 2015


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