Experimental work pays off for composer

Film composer Teo Wei Yong (above) created the score for the film, A Land Imagined (left).
Film composer Teo Wei Yong (above) created the score for the film, A Land Imagined.PHOTO: GRAY NOTE PRODUCTIONS
Film composer Teo Wei Yong (above) created the score for the film, A Land Imagined (left).
Film composer Teo Wei Yong created the score for the film, A Land Imagined (above).PHOTO: AKANGA FILM, MM2 ENTERTAINMENT

Singaporean Teo Wei Yong won a Golden Horse Award for his score for the film, A Land Imagined

Film composer Teo Wei Yong scored his biggest accolade to date when he won for Best Original Film Score at the recent 56th Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan, for his work on Singapore film A Land Imagined.

The 35-year-old, however, is pragmatic about the acknowledgement.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 05, 2019, with the headline 'Experimental work pays off for composer'. Print Edition | Subscribe