Tag: 2016

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 […]

TCFF 2016 Trailers
TCFF 2016

TCFF 2016 Trailers

The 2016 Third Culture Film Festival had 6 themes blocks. Here are the trailers for each one. Animation, It Ain’t Disney Illusion of motion from around the world. Hand drawn, stop motion, 2D and 3D we have got it all. Fairytales & Dystopia A seductive Red Riding Hood, a raunchy […]

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 […]

Interview With Director Kris Verdonck
Interview, TCFF 2016

Interview With Director Kris Verdonck

At this year’s inaugural Third Culture Film Festival, the Belgian short Doctor Pafke took home the award for Best Experimental. Anyone who attended our opening night will agree with the jury. This raw grayscale interpretation of the work of writer J.M. Berckmans left no one untouched. We spoke with director […]

Award Winners
TCFF 2016

Award Winners

Here are the winners of the Third Culture Film Festival 2016 Awards. People’s Choice Award & Outliers Award: Sick To My Bones – Nomattsland & Guy Davies Check out our interview with co-director Nomattsland here Best Animation & Spirit of Hong Kong: Doggy Love – Wong Ping Check out our […]

Interview With Actor Andrew Ng
Interview, TCFF 2016

Interview With Actor Andrew Ng

Well known in the local film scene, actor Andrew Ng teamed up with director Alejandro Suarez Lozano to create The Fisherman. This short film shows Andrew playing said fisherman, trying to make a living on a typical Hong Kong junk. In dire straits, he sails out for one last catch, […]

Interview With Judge Emilie Guillot
Interview, TCFF 2016

Interview With Judge Emilie Guillot

What’s a festival without awards? To reward the stellar work of the selected artists, Third Culture invited six judges to give their say on the programme. Among those judges also French producer, actress and director Emilie Guillot. When did you hear of this festival? I know founder Harry Oram from […]

Interview With Director Nomattsland
Interview, TCFF 2016

Interview With Director Nomattsland

On Saturday evening we’re looking forward to a world of dark fiction, as Fairytales and Dystopia kicks off with Wolf, by Nadan Pines. Among this year’s selection we also find Sick To My Bones, a short film set in the distant future, where descendants of mankind find themselves in a […]