4D-(Assignment 3) Final 4D Project- Make A Film Trailer- “RE_________”



It starts off with Kevin waking up in the hospital. This is the exposition shot for the entire trailer; the present, where Kevin was in a comatose for the past two years. His parents were happy that he was awake.

However, through checks with the nurse, she deduced that Kevin could not remember anything before two years ago. As he continues to survey where he was, he drifted off to sleep.

He was awoken by a flick on the face by his girlfriend, Ariel. Confused, he went off with her, after being told that they would be celebrating his 21st together. Still unaware of what was going on, they continued their date. Ariel handed him his present hidden in his wallet, telling him to open it when he gets back home.

The realisation Kevin happens when he drops his wallet, that he has lived through this timeline before. However, he doesn’t seem to know the tragedy that would happen. With snippets of him realising the tragedy, he wakes up, calling Ariel’s name. It ends of with him forcing himself to sleep, trying to get back to the past.

Outline: A guy who woke up from a two-year coma, with no memory of what caused him to land in his demise, finds himself being able to travel to and fro from his past when he sleeps.

Going back in time to find out what happened to him.


This story revolves around a guy who just woken up from two-year coma, with no recollection of what happened before he landed in the hospital. However, he soon was transported back into the past, specifically his 21st birthday, as soon as he falls asleep in the hospital bed. He slowly becomes aware of his ability and uncovers the truth as to what landed him in the hospital.

As he slowly discovers the truth, would Kevin be able to change the past for a chance at a better future?

1st act

checkups in the hospital confused about what has happened. He is angry at why he can’t remember anything, confused) heads to sleep. He finds himself transported back in time.

Old Friends came to visit, but what happened still remains a blur.

2nd act

slips back and forth into reality.

Realizes that he has this ability to change the present, tries to get as much information as possible, so that he can

3rd act   

Finally wakes up….. And is happy that he is not transported back to the present anymore.



The biggest challenge we face is to find cast. Firstly we try really hard not to find friends in adm because many of them have assignment to rush and we felt really bad about it. Secondly, it is exam period soon:) Next would be location and props, we have quite a huge amount of hospital scene in our trailer, so we had to really think of where to film and where to get the props:) Initially,  we wanted to “kop” the changing curtains the models used from our foundation drawing classroom, or even filming inside the classroom, but there are classes going on and matching the cast time and the classtime and our time everything just don’t match sometime. But it’s ok! we have Hui Min’s hall who actually legit look like TTS Hospital C Class after setting up! and with her “Sor Da Pia” and tupperware everything make sense! haha:) In terms of technical aspect, time constrain was the bigger issue for us, because even though we might have our time nicely plan on when to film and where to film, we have to really take note of the cast time and how to plan our filming progress according to the best time to suits everyone. As well as having all the other assignment pilling up, it is even harder for us to cope with filming editing and meeting up for discussion! Hence, Skype became our best friend!

Something I’m super proud off

The amazing Schedule we created for the filming day! OH MY GOD!:)



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Thanks to this two girl I really had a wonderful time doing this project. I am relatively new to film, to film editing software to camera and many more. Instead of being irritated with my lack of knowledge in film, two of them didn’t hesitate to guide me along and they taught me many many new things. Like what log sheet is, how to write the log sheet. And how the film industry works. I felt really bad of not been able to give useful suggestion in how to make the trailer better, but both of them took my advice and think through it, which I really really appreciate. Despite how tired we are, we just try our very best to wake each other up to discuss through skype and to jot everything down nicely! All the sinful breakfast we have, mac, xiao long bao. GOSH! But I’m super super proud of the group! Also! I am really grateful for the cast members help! despite having assignment to cope as well as upcoming exams, they still agree to help us and were so on point on acting! Overall, I am really happy of what we have produce and I believe all our hardwork paid off! Love you girls!!!! 

For more information about the shots and the angels please refer to my group mate Hui Min Post 🙂



4D-(Assignment 2) Sequencing Image With Text “Mother Knows Best”



Whether papa can cook without the main ingredient- CRAB

Published Year: 2016/October

Title: Mother Knows Best

Location: Singapore HDB/ Sheng Shiong Supermarket

Genre: Drama/ Comedy/ Family


A true story based on the head of family trying to prove his ability to cook however, a problem occurs to the main ingredient he works so hard for.


Family always despises Mr Ng for not being able to cook and doesn’t do anything at home. The constant nagging got him fed-up as well as upset and disappointed in himself. While all these negative emotions start pouring in, he overheard the programme on television introducing Singapore’s famous dish-Chilli Crab. Instantly, he decided to prove everyone wrong, he called up both he’s parents for dinner. Determined to show off his cooking skill with Singapore’s famous Chilli Crab. Not he’s usual self that day, Mr Ng went for groceries shopping buying all the ingredients and patiently selecting spices that he is so unfamiliar with. Before cash out he went to choose he’s most important ingredients for the Dish-Crab. Satisfied with his purchased, he happily carried all the ingredients home. Once home, as usual he places the live crab in a low bucket and place the bucket in the balcony. Similar to what Mrs Ng usually does, Mr Ng innocently thought that putting the crab on the balcony is to not dirty the kitchen, but because everything is first to him, and him being not an attentive person. He forgot to close the balcony low window.

Mr Ng started chopping the onions, washing the chilli, grinding the chilli paste he invented. Satisfied with his preparation, it’s time to bring out the main lead-Mrs Crab. With he’s mood up, heading towards the balcony. Before even reaching it, he saw the final moment and last sight of Mrs Crab. Mrs Crab thought she was heading for freedom, eventually she fell out of the balcony low window falling to its death.

Shock and speechless with the sight and the thought that he loses his main ingredient for he’s cooking show tonight, he stood there dazed for a second. Which he then rushes to the fridge to look for alternative ingredients, but was welcome with a nearly empty freezer. With very minute passes the meeting time gets nearer and nearer before his parents arrived. Supposedly a day for him to show off his cooking skills and prove everyone wrong left him with a heart filled with panic. Panicking, a sudden angelic ray shine through the side.

Putting his pride down, he walks towards that angel with 50 dollars in hand. Begging for rescue. Mrs Ng replied with a smirked.







The whole idea I want to create would be a simple story with comedic effect. While brainstorming, I recall this incident that happen to my dad before and instantly I decided to use it.

Initially the idea of my story ends at the moment when the crab fall out the window. But upon sharing it with my friends and teacher Ru Yi, the response I get are pretty dull. Therefore teacher Ru Yi suggested that think about the 3 act structure and I could use the falling off scene as my climax and have a resolution to end the story.

Comments I receive from critic day:

Classmate: The kwangsoo theme became a form of signifier. The moment you hear the song everybody recognized it.

Classmate: The uses of kwangsoo theme is a good use because it doesn’t need words to express the emotions and story

Teacher Ru Yi: This is an story filled with alot of emotions of the main character, so probably including some images of the character expression can be a benefit.


4D-(Assignment 1) Picture Story-Curating Self (Task 2)



The place I choose is my grandmother’s (mother side) place, I was basically brought up by my grandmother because my parents are busy. This place not only contain my childhood memories but also a place where i share memories with my grandmother. The market,playground and park are side by side and is basically where i spend my every at. Those are days where we have no responsibility, no electronic devices, no close doors in the corridors, noisy sound of auntie chit chatting and we get sad just because your friends sunny side up is crispier than yours.

Through my lens, I want to bring you through my life when i was young, these photos are all taken at the perspective and eye-level of what I see when i was young. What i do at a certain time, and how my day passes.

As I walk pass these places, memories starts to bounce back. Each photo tells a story, a happy one because of all the funny memories, a sad one because some auntie and uncle aren’t around anymore.



When i was young, everyday after dinner my grandmother or my grandfather would take me with them down to the park while they start their daily night chatting session with the other grandparents. All of the children would dash to our heaven-the playground. We play game like hide and seek, mad cow diseases. Mad cow diseases is the game where you get infected once the catcher catches you and then you and the catcher would spread the diseases to others by catching them. SO FUN! One of my favorite hiding spot would be under the playground. This photo shows what I see when I hide underneath the playground. Actually it’s a pretty or probably the worse hiding spot. No wonder i always end up being the catcher at the second round.


This is a view from the top on the playground looking down at the spiral ladder. This is my biggest fear of all when I was child, don’t ask my why i don’t know, but I am just super scare of going down the spiral ladder. I have no problem climbing up the ladder infact when I up, I feel like i’m at the top of the world or I instantly grow up 50cm, but when I look down i’m only two step above the ground. So this perspective shows you the view of my biggest fear in my childhood. And i focus and blur out the image so the focus would be drawn towards the middle and by taking from this view it’s shows a depth as the spiral became smaller and smaller further away form us.



This is my view when I sit on the floor and waited for my chance to play the swing. When you’re young the longest queue in your life is not of some famous Michelin store, or milk tea, or some limited MacDonald toy or even 8 million ToTo prize money. The longest queue is just a simple queue for the chance to play the swing. The swing in the playground have this policy, the older ones usually get the change to play first or the upper primary one, the younger you are the longer you have to queue especially if you’re a girl. In the eyes of our grandparents, they always think hmmm… the olders one let the younger one play but actually they doesn’t know how long we’ve queue for this chance. So i remember this view clearly because I always sit on the ground for about an hour just to get my chance.




The next day morning, especially during the weekends. Children always wake up super early like 6 7 in the morning. Pretty stupid now I think about it. Even early in the morning we children would have tonnes of energy to play. So before heading to the market with my grandmother, I would be allowed to play hide and seek at the park beside the market. At first glace of this photo you might not know what this is, but this is actually a view of me hiding behind a void deck pillar looking through the cut out hole design on the pillar. I always hide behind this pillar and peak through the hole to see where the catcher is. This is my favorite photo in the series because it best convey my feeling and I believe people around our age would be able to relate this photo.



When I was young, this auntie is like the goddess of mercy 觀音菩薩 to me. she have all the snacks that we love as a child. From biscuit to bread, to what we call the pong piah or sor da piah. She have basically everything, when she gave me some snacks for free, i’ll worship her even more. She is so cute that when I ask if I can take a photo of her, she smile and say she must pose nice nice ( sui sui) for me. SO CUTE!


Last photo, is the vegetable store I got abandoned. Whenever my grandmother reach the market she would always have her daily chit-chat session with the auntie in the market. And these chit chat session usually last for hours, during these hours I would be let freely to loiter around the market, the thing about knowing the people in the market is that they would help you look after your kid, you don’t have to worry them getting lost unless you abandoned them. And yes, my grandma did, after her chit chat session she always forget about me. And I would run back to this vegetable store and ask the auntie where my grandmother is. The funny thing is she’s always in shock ” 你阿嘛又忘记你啊?!” direct translate mean ” your grandma forget about you again ah?!” I don’t understand why is she so shock because it happen quite frequently. Then i would wait there until my grandma remembers me and pick me up, but that’s when she’s almost done with her groceries shopping.

Teacher Ru Yi Suggestion: She suggest that in this photo i could probably take a photo with the more visible, probably more centralized and focus.


Overall, I really enjoyed this assignment. To be honest if it’s not this assignment I would not have visit this place again, and not realized how much I actually misses this place and my childhood. And how much i should treasure what’s left, even though many are not there anymore.


Instead of Rejected these are some more photos of my view as a child and would like to share:)

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4D-(Assignment 1) Picture Story-Curating Self (Task 1)


I really love the class sharing session we had today, I realized through today lesson i get to know my classmates better and some or the personal story they have. Some of them are really touching. Most importantly, we are almost around the same age, every presentation seems like a very relatable sharing session. it touches us deeply, and realized deep down everyone seem to have a common and similar story.

Introducing My Significant Object,

My ball, haha. Sorry.

Ok I know I very Bo Liao,



Actually this close up shot is to shows the detail on the ball, the fading color of the fabric  and dirtiness of the ball convey how this is an old object I’ve kept with a lot story behind it.



To me, this plush toy ball holds a very significant meaning behind it. Being the first baby in the family (mother side) my mom friend actually got me a set consists of a mattress, a bolster, a pillow and this little ball came with it. It has then being kept at my father’s side grandma house after i grew up.Ever since then, when there is a newborn in the family, my grandmother(father side) would take out this set, wash it and let the baby use, and when the baby grow up it would be kept back into her wardrobe till there is a new baby in the family. This routine goes on for years and now all my cousins and i have grew up. A few years back my grandmother pass away from then on the routine has stop and my auntie suggest that why not i bring back this set and this little ball ball became an important object to me.


In this photo I want to capture the proportion of me and the little ball. To symbolized how much i have grown, this ball use to be very big when i hold them with my small hands.

Suggestion from classmates and teacher Ru Yi: The back ground can be alittle bit tone down to allow the ball to stand out more. The staircase handle create a natural divider between the ball and I.


This little ball have been used by my cousins. So we actually recognized this ball when ever we see it and this photo shows the feeling i have whenever i play with it. Whenever i start throwing it at home with my sister, the fun and laughter comes out sincerly and that is what i want to express through this photo.

P.S. i think my sister fingers accidentally swipe the lens of the phone creating this off color tone.



In this photo I want to express the story of us grown up moving forward into our future. I place the ball on my shoulders and look out symbolized the idea of carrying those childhood memories and inner child we have as we grow up day by day. The dark background shows the idea of our pass and the brighter outside shows the idea of our future. The ball place on my shoulder also creates a contrast with the dark background. It makes the color of the ball stands out more showing that in my pass this little ball holds a important meaning, in all the memories i have when i was young, the meaning with the object is special compare to the rest.



Lastly, I hold the ball gently in my hands to show how important and precious this object is to me. It also symbolized how the olders one in my family holding us in their palm taking care and protecting the younger ones in the family.


  1. It doesn’t shows out the real happiness i have when i’m playing with the object
  2. I wanted to put it on my leg to shows the proportion of the ball and I, But i realized you would look at the item in a whole instead of comparing them individually.
  3. I actually pretty like this photo it does shows the emotion of me putting down the pass, growing up and into the future. But i feel despite myself being blur the rest of the buildings behind are also blur and it kind of look a little distracting.

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4D-(Class) Movie Poster: H.E.L.L.O

As practice, we were ask to introduce our-self by making a poster.  来咯!

Compressed oss

Tittle : H.E.L.L.O

Genre: Family / Documentary

Story: Mic test, mic test, ahem, hem hem ahem okok.

Growing up living with my grandmother (due to my parents work and distance to school) I do not have much family time with my parents. When you’re like 4 to 7 years old, it is not easy to just flag a taxi or board a bus to meet my parents. so I only got to see them during weekends.

Well it its not that sad, i mean i do enjoy my life at grandma house, having fun in void decks, playing at playground and PASAR MALAM (heaven~).

But i guess I do envy friends who see their parents everyday. Now grown up, i really treasure quality time with my family, or you can say that I am a very family orientated person. I always tried to spend as much time as possible with my family, even just simple meals.


Only during weekends the corridor of my house would be filled with shoes from my family members. It is a scene that I would love to come home to everyday. I decided to create a more brighter and colorful background tone in contrast with the darker photo of myself because it not only creates a certain depth instead of a flat image, but it also convey that at times when I am down and I want to be alone, the colorful background symbolize the warm my family gives me and constantly remind me that i haven them to turn to. Just like the family silhouette in my head symbolize me constantly thinking about them.