Objectifs meets its objectives and more

Objectifs director and co-founder Emmeline Yong (left) and fellow director Yuni Hadi.
Objectifs director and co-founder Emmeline Yong (left) and fellow director Yuni Hadi.ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI

Fifteen years after its opening, the photography and film hub boasts a packed diary of events and has found success in giving film-makers and photographers a leg-up

In 2002, Singaporean investment bankers Emmeline Yong and Dawn Teo quit their high-flying jobs to start a school for film and photography.

What might have seemed like a gamble - they dug into their savings for a start-up capital of nearly $100,000 - has paid off handsomely.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2018, with the headline 'Objectifs meets its objectives and more'. Print Edition | Subscribe