Author Archives: Cécile Gauthier

WHERE TO SEE FRENCH ANIMATION FILMS IN SINGAPORE ?

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French animation is represented in Singapore thanks to the French Animation Film Festival which offers in May a French animation films selection. We also find French animation films in non-specialist festivals such as the Singapore International Film Festival where Mutafukaz (2017, Run & Shojiro Nishimi) was screened during its last edition. In April, the Institut […]

FRENCH & SINGAPOREAN SCHOOLS OF ANIMATION

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A French delegation composed of animation sector professionals has been invited to Singapore in January 2018 for an explorative mission in the region. The main objectives of this mission were to identify talents for the competitive selection of Annecy Film Festival, to facilitate exchange of students and professors between schools and to identify coproduction possibilities […]

IN MATHIEU BRIAND’S LABORATORY STUDIO: THE MAKING OF A-DROYX

Briand’s work is situated somewhere between perceptive reality and a displacement of the imagination. He uses sound, physical forms, sensory environments and mixed media to create diverse and highly innovative artworks that invite the spectator into new zones of spatial and temporal perceptions. In a unique experience at the National Design Centre Singapore, Briand blurs […]

THE ROCK’S CLOWN

1st april : The Rock’s Clown de Jean Lambert-wild avec Hossan Leong @ Gardens by the Bay. The Rock’s Clown is an outdoor site specific performance involving an actor (Hossan Leong), a clown (Jean Lambert-wild), a juggler (Martin Palisse), a water pond, a soundtrack, red balls and balloons. The script, written by Catherine Lefeuvre, will be […]

TINARIWEN AT ESPLANADE

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24th march 2018 Figure8 Agency, in collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, presents the debut performance of Saharan blues band, Tinariwen in Singapore with the support of the Institut Français Singapore. Performing at the Esplanade Concert Hall for the first time on 24 March 2018, the Grammy Award-winning sensations are the first crop […]

TALK WITH GUY DELISLE: TRAVEL WRITING AND THE GRAPHIC NOVEL

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Date: Thursday, 1 March 2018 Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm (followed by 30 min book sales,  signing and drinks) Hailed as “one of the greatest cartoonists of our age” by The Guardian, Canadian animator and cartoonist Guy Delisle is best known for his award-winning graphic travelogues. In this session, Delisle will speak about his process of […]