Short Films

The following are some of my short films.


LAST FRAGMENTS OF WINTER 冬天, 最后的碎片 (2011)




Synopsis:
A dreamlike cinematic poem about a family. A boy runs an errand for his mother and realizes that she is dying. A man attends the funeral of a former lover and speaks to her ghost. A woman learns to appreciate the little things around her in everyday life. Meanwhile, in another place at another time, a young girl tries to photograph an incredibly beautiful snow landscape. She then finds an antique watch buried in the snow...


  • Sapporo International Short Film Festival 2012 (Japan)
    Winner: Japan Tourism Agency Commissioner Award
  • Dubai International Film Festival 2011 (United Arab Emirates)
    In competition
  • Rotterdam International Film Festival 2012 (Netherlands)
  • Bangkok International Student Film Festival 2012 (Thailand)
  • Film Caravan 2012 (Italy)
    In competition
  • Nara International Film Festival 2012 (Japan)
    In competition
  • Yxine Film Festival 2012 (Vietnam)
  • Southeast Asian Arts Festival London 2013 (England)


INHALATION 都是正常的 (2010)




Synopsis:
Unhappy farm worker Mei steals some money from her boyfriend Seng, boards a ship to Japan and leaves him broken-hearted. But when she is deported it is Seng that greets her at the harbor for a night of bitter reflection. A spin-off of Woo Ming Jin's THE TIGER FACTORY.


  • Busan International Film Festival 2010 (South Korea)
    Sonje Award (Best Asian Short Film)
  • Vancouver International Film Festival 2010 (Canada)
  • Tokyo International Film Festival 2010 (Japan)
  • Jakarta International Film Festival 2010 (Indonesia)
  • Cinemanila International Film Festival 2010 (Philippines)
  • Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2011 (France)
    in competition
  • San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival 2011 (USA)
  • Guanajuato International Film Festival 2011 (Mexico)
    in competition
  • "Pacific Meridian" Vladivostok International Film Festival 2011 (Russia)
  • Festival Séquence court-métrage 2011 (France)
  • Yxine Film Festival 2011 (Vietnam)
    In Focus: Edmund Yeo
  • New Taipei City Film Festival 2012 (Taiwan)


KINGYO (2009)




Synopsis:
A university professor decides to go for a tour in Akihabara, guided by a young woman dressed up like a French maid. As they both walk through the streets of modern Tokyo, the man and the young woman gradually speak of a past they both share, and ultimately a painful love triangle that continues to haunt them. A poetic rumination in love, memories and loss told almost entirely with split screens.




  • Mediterranean Festival of New Filmmakers - Larissa 2011 (Greece)
    Winner: Silver Horse
  • Doi Saket International Film Festival 2010 (Thailand)
    Best Editing
  • Eibunren Awards 2009 (Japan)
    Winner: Silver Grand Prix
    Best New Artistic Creator
  • Venice Film Festival 2009 (Italy)
    Official selection (Corto Cortissimo)
  • Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2009 (Hong Kong)
  • Cinemanila International Film Festival 2009 (Philippines)
  • China Mobile Film Festival 2009 (China)
  • Gulf International Film Festival 2010 (United Arab Emirates)
  • Singapore International Film Festival 2010 (Singapore)
  • Eskisehir Film Festival 2010 (Turkey)
  • SKIP City International D-Cinema Festival 2010 (Japan)
    Official selection (short film competition)
  • Ourense International Film Festival 2010 (Spain)
    Official selection (short film competition)
  • Camera Japan Festival, Amsterdam 2010 (Netherlands)
  • AsiaticaFilmMediale 2010 (Italy)
  • Yxine Film Festival 2011 (Vietnam)
    In Focus: Edmund Yeo


LOVE SUICIDES (2009)


Synopsis:
Set in an isolated fishing village of Malaysia, a woman's relationship with her young daughter descends into a path of self-destruction and abuse when she begins to receive a series of strange and mysterious letters from her long-absent husband.

  • Doi Saket International Film Festival 2010 (Thailand)
  • Winner: Best Director
  • Filminute 2010 (USA) (as a 1-minute excerpt called LOVE SUICIDES: Prologue)
    Jury Commendation
  • China Mobile Film Festival 2009 (China)
    Winner: Best Director
  • Paris Cinema International Film Festival 2009 (France)
    Official selection (international short film competition)
  • Festival Internazionale del Cinema d’Arte 2009 (Italy)
    Official selection (international competition)
  • Split International Film Festival 2009 (Croatia)
    Official selection (international short film competition)
  • Cinemanila International Film Festival 2009 (Philippines)
  • O novo Cinema da Malasia 2010 (Brazil)
  • Singapore International Film Festival 2010 (Singapore)
  • Fluxus 2010 - 7th International Film Festival on the Internet (Brazil)
  • Los Angeles International Film Festival 2010 (USA)
    Official selection (international short film competition)
  • Odaiba SF7 Festival 2010 (Japan)
  • Festival du film minute de Lille 2010 (France) (as a 1-minute excerpt called LOVE SUICIDES: Prologue)
    Official selection (in competition)
  • Yxine Film Festival 2011 (Vietnam)
    In Focus: Edmund Yeo
  • The Crouch End Festival 2012 (England)



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