Go Ahead Quote Me

Jeanette Aw
Jeanette Aw
Nick Heyward
Nick Heyward

In Singapore, we have quite a big number of female directors. That's quite encouraging for this industry... Right now, there's a lot more acceptance for women to direct or be DP (director of photography). I think that's a great sign.

ACTRESS-DIRECTOR JEANETTE AW on directing in an industry that has long been dominated by men. Her short film, The Last Entry, marks her first foray into directing


I kept saying I am not going to go to Japan until I have a record because I thought there wouldn't be a reason for it. I don't know why, but I just kept saying that. I have a record now, so it's time to go. That's it. The banana is ripe.

ENGLISH SINGER-SONGWRITER NICK HEYWARD on performing in Japan in August for the first time in two decades

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