Back on the big screen

After delays caused by the pandemic last year, makers of Singapore movies are eager to put out their productions to cinema audiences this year

"The whole world is in a mess," says film-maker Jack Neo.

Last year was disastrous for the Singapore film industry, cinemas included. Pandemic restrictions put film crews out of work and cinemas had to close, then reopen with reduced seating capacities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 14, 2021, with the headline 'Back on the big screen'. Subscribe