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Featured, Film and Digital Effects

Formula One Singapore Grand Prix Insights

In collaboration with MIT SENSEable City Lab, this data visualisation video was created using the data analysed by DataSpark together with the DATACOLLIDER tool. A total of 3 different types of data analysis of the F1 Singapore Grand Prix period are featured in this video: the top countries, where do tourists go, as well as the overall crowd patterns. It showcases the insights that can be derived from footfall data of people in a region during the event. Find out why crowd pattern insights matter and how you can use them to optimise spends and improve sales.

This video was also showcased at the SingTel Sky Suite lounge during the F1 2014 event, as well as to various top management of government-related organisations as part of DataSpark’s marketing efforts.

This dashboard was displayed at the Singtel World @ F1 Sky Suites during the F1 Singapore Grand Prix 2014. It showcases the number of SMSes, calls and people in different seating zones of the Marina Bay F1 Circuit in real-time. This enables businesses to visualise and plan for crowd patterns.

Film and Digital Effects


This is the trailer for Stardust, a 6-min 3D short for Give Kids The World. I was involved in storyboarding, layout and pre-vis, 3D lighting in Maya, render farm management, and render pass compositing in Nuke and the final edit in Adobe Premiere, while my teammates did the modelling and animation.


Layout Progression Reel

This is the storyboard > layout/pre-vis > animation layout progression reel for Stardust, a 6-min 3D short for Give Kids The World. I was involved in the storyboarding with sketches and Photoshop, camera shot and angle selection, layout and pre-vis done in Maya, while the final animation is done by the other animators in the team.


Stardust Pre-vis

My second version of the layout/pre-visualization done for Stardust, a 3D animated piece for Give Kids The World. Created in Maya and Adobe Premiere Pro.

Film and Digital Effects, Portfolio

Digital Effects Showreel

Segment 1 – Project Xenon (00:00 – 00:20)
Shot on Canon C300 and edited in Premiere Pro. User Interface Design concept created by another teammate and myself  from paper prototype to After Effects animation. Shorts composited in Nuke and rotoscoping done in After Effects. Color Correction was done by my teammate.

Segment 2 – Project Xenon (00:21 – 00:34)
Shot on Canon C300 and edited in Premiere Pro. Green screen composite done in Nuke by another teammate and myself together. Background 3D creature created in Maya by another teammate. Terrain created in Unity by myself.

Segment 3 – My Snow Wish (00:35 – 00:49)
My first digital effects composition with 3 other teammates. Snow effects created in Maya and Apple Motion by another teammate, composited in After Effects by myself. The white leaves were done using color correction.

Segment 4 – Motion Graphics (00.50 – 00:57)
A short motion graphics piece created for a church project.

Film, Film and Digital Effects

Project Xenon: Long Distance (2012)

Project Xenon is exploring the possibilities technology will provide us in the next 10 to 20 years. Our mission is to foresee how we will use new devices with augmented reality, quadcopters, wall displays for interpersonal communication.

I was the film editor, compositor and user interface designer. The film was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, composited in After Effects and Nuke, and color-corrected by another teammate in DaVinci Resolve. User interface was designed with various paper prototyping stages.


Mix or Not

To mix or not to mix? This short film discusses the issues of the cosmopolitan, multi-racial, multi-ethnic society in Singapore, and how they are related to the mixing in food culture. The film attempts to link the analogy of food mixing to how society mixes people and cultures together into a melting pot, describing the advantages of mixing things together as well as the problems related to doing so.

Made for NUS SS2218: Singapore Film: Performance of Identity


Rag to Riches [a documentary of NUS Rag and Flag] (2011)

A 25-minute documentary produced and directed by myself with the help of a group of friends.


Intrigued by how Rag & Flag elicits reactions that range from extreme passion to simple indifference and even utter distaste, a group of NUS students set out to discover the origins of this NUS tradition. But dwelling deeper into the present-day microcosm of Rag & Flag, the controversy behind this annual event becomes apparent. From vicious inter-hall and inter-faculty rivalry to escalating costs afflicting all parties, interviews with key participants paint a stark picture of a tradition gone astray and evolving out of proportions.