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TAN Chui Mui   by admin
Filmmakers 01/11/07 11:38:58 pm


Tan Chui Mui, born 9 OCT 1978 in Sungai Ular, a small fishing village in Kuantan, Malaysia.

She had been actively involved in the Malaysia independent film scene, working as producer, editor, script writer and ocassionally actress. In 2004, she set up Da Huang Pictures with Amir Muhammad, James Lee and Liew Seng Tat.

Tan Chui Mui is known for her successful first feature film LOVE CONQUERS ALL, which won top prizes in numerous film festivals, including New Currents in Pusan and the Tiger award in Rotterdam. Many forgot that she is a very productive short filmmaker, who had won big prizes in two prestigious short film festival in the world: Principal Prize in Oberhausen Short Film Festival with A Tree in Tanjung Malim ( 2005), and Grand Prix in Clermont-Ferrand Short film Festival with Everyday Everyday (2009).

In 2008, while developing her second feature films, she had this project of making a short film every month. She had only managed to make 7 short films, and she called them ALL MY FAILED ATTEMPTS.

She had published a book in 2009, titled ??????, writen in Chinese.

In 2010, she had made her second feature THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER, shot in her home village Kampung Sungai Ular, Kuantan.


INTERVIEWS:
Rountable at NUS ARI, organised by Asian Film Archive
At FID MArseille, by Julie Savelli
Email Interview by NOSE
Discussion with Jeremy Segay

Discussing with Teoh Gay Hian the cinematographer,
about where the horizon line should be.


More photos on the production of Year Without A Summer.

FILMOGRAPHY

FEATURE FILM:

THE YEAR WITHOUT A SUMMER Script Development Grant, Asian Cinema Fund
Digital ProductionFund, Hubert Bals Fund
Vision Sud Est
Global Film Inititative

LIVING QUIETLY / In Development / 2007
14th Cinefondation Cannes Residency, March to July 2007
CNC Script Development Award, Open Doors Program, Locarno.

LOVE CONQUERS ALL/ 90 minutes / 2006
Awards:
GRAND PRIZE CITY OF LISBON, 4th Indie Lisboa
GOLDEN DIGITAL AWARD, 31st Hong Kong International Film Festival
OIKOCREDIT AWARD, 21st Fribourg International Film Festival
VPRO TIGER AWARD, 36th International Film Festival Rotterdam
NEW CURRENTS AWARD, 11th Pusan International Film
FIPRECSI AWARD, 11th Pusan International Film Festiva

SHORT FILMS:

*EVERYDAY EVERYDAY
2008/ 18 minutes / Mandarin
Grand Prize - 21st Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival
38th International Film Festival Rotterdam
6th INDIELISBOA International Independent Film Festival
International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
11th Barcelona Asian Film Festival
Brussels Short Film Festival
17th International Artfilm Fest, Slovak
Leiden International Short Film Festival



NOBODY'S GIRLFRIEND
2007 / 30 minute
12th Pusan International Film Festival
37th International Film Festival Rotterdam
21st Singapore International Film Festival
9th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival
32nd Hong Kong International Film Festival

COMPANY OF MUSHROOMS 蘑菇兄弟们
2006 / 30 minutes
59th Locarno International Film Festival
Competition, 35th Rotterdam International Film Festival鹿特丹电影节
21th Entrevues Belfort International Film Festival- 2006
Asian Woman?s Film Festival 2007
Berlin Asia-Pacific Film Festival 2007
Asian Film Archive, Singapore 2006
9th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival, Spain 2008

SOUTH OF SOUTH 南国以南
2006/ 11 minutes
59th Locarno International Film Festival 2006
35th Rotterdam International Film Festival 鹿特丹电影节
36th International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands - Feb 2008
30th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France -2008
9th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Intl Film Festival, Spain - 2008
26th San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, USA - 2008
6th International Festival SIGNES DE NUIT, France - 2008

A TREE IN TANJUNG MALIM 丹绒马林有棵树
2005/ 26 minutes

Awards:
Best Foreign Short Film, Entre Veus Belford.
Principal Award, 51th Oberhausen International Short Film Festival奥伯豪森国际短片大奖

Festivals:
59th Locarno International Film Festival
Competition, 50th Cork International Film Festival
Commonwealth Film Festival 2005
Curzon Soho Cinema, London, 2005
Competition, 34th International Film Festival Rotterdam鹿特丹电影节
Competition, Bangkok International Film Festival 2005

ESPERANDO POR FELICIDAD 乍然相见
2003 / 8 minutes
Director
Creteil International Women film Festival, 2005
Move on Asia Animation and Single Channel Video Art Festival, Japan, 2004-2005
Malaysia in Moving Images, Japan, 2004
Winner of Fly By Night Video Challenge, Singapore, 2003


HOMETOWN 流逝
2003 / 6 minutes
Director
Creteil International Women film Festival
Move on Asia Animation and Single Channel Video Art Festival, Japan, 2004-2005
Malaysia in Moving Images, Japan, 2004
3rd Commonwealth Film Festival
7th Bangkok Short Film and Video Festival, 2003
48th Cork Film Festival



LIVING ELSEWHERE 生活在他方
2002 / 11 minutes
Director
Creteil International Women film Festival, 2005
USM International Film Festival 2002


THERE IS TREASURES EVERYWHERE 爸爸的金银岛
2000 / 4 minutes
Director
Creteil International Women film Festival, 2005
Official Selection in Second TriggerStreet.Com Film Festival
7th Bangkok Short Film and Video Festival, 2003




PRODUCING

APA KHABAR ORANG KAMPUNG? Amir Muhammad / 2006

BEFORE WE FALL IN LOVE AGAIN James Lee / 2006 / 100 minutes

CHEMMAN CHAALAI (The Gravel Road) 红泥路
Deepak Kumaran Menon / 2005 / 90 minutes


POST PRODUCTION


SANCTUARY 雾
2004 / 80 minutes
Editor

FIRST TAKE, FINAL CUT
2003 / 90 minutes
Editor


SCRIPT-WRITING

VISITS: THE HUNGRY GHOST ANTHOLOGY
WAITING FOR THEM
Directed by James Lee
2004 / 25 minutes
Script Writer


Tan Chui Mui always laugh when she is nervous.


Get Tan Chui Mui's DVD here!

Comments:

Congratulation for your interview by the Yazhou Zhaukan magazine(5/4/09).
Hopefully everything will go smoothly for your next film about your childhood in Kunatan.

Yap Sing Yeong [Visitor] 04/16/09 @ 09:06
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Good Job!
Keep Up

Ben [Visitor] · http://www.bensonchin.com 07/22/09 @ 00:55
I am really impressed by your commitment in making film and the good art work that you have presented to the audiences. Good film have to be recognized by public, you have made it your way...I am really proud of you and your team...

from
Anak Malaysia

Jay [Visitor] 09/01/09 @ 18:57
Jeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Film Competition and Festival brings together films on the issue of livelihood and showcases them to raise mass awareness.
COMPETITION entry deadline: 9th July 2010
Jeevika 2010 APPLICATION & GUIDELINES visit at www.jeevika.org

PRIZE: 2 lakh INR/4,000 US$, certificates
Awards for three best films, student category and special jury
Advocacy Grant to one of the shortlisted film

FESTIVAL: 27-29 August 2010, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
ORGANISERS: Centre for Civil Society (CCS)

CONTACT:
Manoj Mathew, Associate Director - Programs, Centre for Civil Society
A-69 Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India
Tel: +91 11 2653 7456 Mobile: +91 98 9930 7456 (10-19hrs)
Email: jeevika@ccs.in
http://www.jeevika.org

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