Author: Sam Bekemans

Don’t Cover Your Eyes
TCFF 2017

Don’t Cover Your Eyes

Third Culture Film Festival is happening in Hong Kong this week! We hope to catch all of you for one or all of the screening sessions at Loft22! In the meantime, we had a chat with Jake Zhang, creator of the disturbingly funny animated short Pokey Pokey. In this film, Jake […]

The New Politics At Third Culture Film Festival
TCFF 2017

The New Politics At Third Culture Film Festival

He’s well known in the local film scene, and about to break through internationally. Joshua Wong (not the political firebrand) is screening his short film The New Politics at Third Culture Film Festival, coming up this week! He will be joining us this weekend, taking time off from the pre-production […]

From Doggy Love To Who’s The Daddy
TCFF 2017

From Doggy Love To Who’s The Daddy

Both the Award for Best Animation and the Spirit of Hong Kong Award at last year’s Third Culture Film Festival went to Doggy Love. by Wong Ping. This year, he returns with Who’s The Daddy. The short animation is another solo production by Wong, and it has his signature all over it. WP: […]

Nomattsland Returns To TCFF
TCFF 2017

Nomattsland Returns To TCFF

With the second Third Culture Film Festival fast approaching, we reached out to last year’s winner of the People’s Choice Award and Outliers Award: Nomattsland. He will be back this year with the prequel to last year’s Sick To My Bones. The new film, called May You Never Die, was partly shot in Hong […]

This Was TCFF 2016!
Gallery, TCFF 2016

This Was TCFF 2016!

In the months leading up to the first ever Third Culture Film Festival. Our curator Faiyaz Jafri spent hours on end in front of a screen, going through the 1800 short films that were submitted from around the world. When the selection was made, only 70 films remained. Segments On […]

Interview With Animator Wong Ping
Interview, TCFF 2016

Interview With Animator Wong Ping

One of the funniest and most beloved short films at TCFF 2016 was Doggy Love, by Hong Kong animator Wong Ping. The story – about a boy who finds love in the flapping back-boobs of a classmate – is not only as bonkers as it sounds, but also kind of… […]

Sync by Max Hattler
News, TCFF 2016

TCFF Award Winner Sues Major EDM Star

Max Hattler, creator of the award-winning short All Rot, has filed a lawsuit against Lorin Ashton – AKA Bassnectar. The lawsuit deals with the use of some of the German visual artist’s work in performances by Ashton. This was reported by youredm.com, a leading publication for fans of the EDM […]

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Interview, TCFF 2016

Interview With Max Hattler

The Third Culture Film Festival 2016 Award for Best Abstract went to All Rot by Max Hattler. Max is a German visual artist. He studied in London, and now teaches animation at City University of Hong Kong. Over a coffee in trendy Sai Ying Pun, Max told us about his work […]