Jeremy Chua is a Singaporean film producer and screenwriter based between Singapore and Paris. He started out as a film exhibition coordinator at independent art space the Substation; as well as Cinémathèque at the National Museum of Singapore where he worked on the Edward Yang and Akira Kurosawa retrospectives. From 2011, he worked in the sales and distribution of experimental short films and video art at Lowave Paris. Since 2014, he founded Potocol, a film company focused on development and co-production of independent Asian films. He wrote and co-produced his first film, A Yellow Bird by K. Rajagopal, which premiered at 55th Cannes Critics’ Week and is currently available on Netflix. It was a project developed with EAVE Ties That Bind. He subsequently collaborated with fellow EAVE alumnus Bianca Balbuena on Brotherhood by Pepe Diokno (Karlovy Vary IFF 2016) and A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery by Lav Diaz (Alfred Bauer Silver Bear, Berlinale 2016). In 2018, he released his forth coproduction A Family Tour by Ying Liang (Opening Film, International Competition Locarno IFF 2018). He is currently developing projects by Deepak Rauniyar, Raya Martin, Bradley Liew, Nicole Midori Woodford, Jow Zhi Wei and Abdullah Mohammad Saad.
TFI Pond5 Program | Fall 2019