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Edmund Yeo
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Attended Waseda University
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Undercover Barista (Beta version)
Photos from a one-day shoot last week. The entire album is here . Photos taken by TK Cheng during a shoot last week. Posted by Edmund Yeo on Thursday, April 16, 2015 Here are some of my favourites. Group photo! Posted by Edmund Yeo on Thursday, April 16, 20...
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Rest in peace, Manoel de Oliveira, the oldest film director in the world
Manoel de Oliveira, the oldest working director in the world, passed away three days ago, on the 2nd of April. He was 106. Portugal paid its final tribute to him yesterday before his burial. I have written about him on 2012 to commemorate his 104th birthday...
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On Macbooks dying and then coming back to life
My 3-year-old Macbook Pro died last week. It was a major tragedy, it inspired me to write a eulogy. Back in the day, when my comps died, it would take weeks to get it back. Usually, there wouldn't be any good news, either I've lost all my data, or repairing...
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RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS goes to CAAMFest, San Francisco
RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS continues its festival tour. This time making its way to San Francisco! CAAMFest (formerly known as San Francisco International Asian Film Festival) will be screening RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS on March 15 and 19! 4 years ago, my ...
RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS continues its festival tour. This time making its way to San Francisco! CAAMFest (formerly known as San Francisco International Asian Film Festival) will be screening RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS on M...
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My film RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS is playing at CAAMFest, San Francisco on March 15 and 19. Please catch it if you can! 
In a small Malaysian town, two disparate stories threaten to converge — a tale of young love begins to unwind while a radioactive construction site rises on the city’s edge. I...
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RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS and SECOND LIFE OF THIEVES on the front page of Daily Tiger @ Rotterdam
One of the most surprising parts of the Rotterdam Film Fest is being on the front page of the Daily Tiger! Very honoured! Post by River of Exploding Durians 榴莲忘返 . Post by Edmund Yeo . Post by Edmund Yeo . Post by Minimal Yossy Prapapan . Post by The Second...
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RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS @ Malaysian Film Week マレーシア映画ウィーク
Yesterday (19th April) was the last screening of RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS at the Malaysian Film Week, held in Roppongi. Thanks for organizing the screenings, Malaysia Film Week. And thanks to Ando-sensei for doing the Q and A session after the screening. ...
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Weddings of old friends
During the past two Saturdays, through some stroke of coincidence, or maybe because they were fortuitous days, quite a few weddings were held. So, for two consecutive Saturdays, I attended weddings of old friends from primary school. One was Jasmine, a dear...
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RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS Tweetstorms
I've been trying to find the term for this. A series of tweets in a row about the same thing, usually to alleviate the 140-character limit. Multi-tweet essay? Multiple-tweets? Apparently it's called a Tweetstorm. Since RIVER OF EXPLODING DURIANS' premiere i...
I've been trying to find the term for this. A series of tweets in a row about the same thing, usually to alleviate the 140-character limit. Multi-tweet essay? Multiple-tweets? Apparently it's called a Tweetstorm. Since RIVER ...
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My birthday celebration 2015
My birthday was two days ago. Unlike last year, where turning 30 made me reflect upon the past decade that I had, this so-called "twenties" that I doesn't belong to myself anymore. This birthday started out more or less like a few birthdays I had before, I ...
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Four of my short films played on Astro A-List channel on February
As February is about to end, I would also like to thank Astro A-List (channel 450) for playing four of my old short films, KINGYO (2009), EXHALATION (2010), INHALATION (2010) and LAST FRAGMENTS OF WINTER (2011) throughout the entire month. These were films ...
As February is about to end, I would also like to thank Astro A-List (channel 450) for playing four of my old short films, KINGYO (2009), EXHALATION (2010), INHALATION (2010) and LAST FRAGMENTS OF WINTER (2011) throughout the...
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Four of my short films played on Astro A-List channel on February
As February is about to end, I would also like to thank Astro A-List (channel 450) for playing four of my old short films, KINGYO (2009), EXHALATION (2010), INHALATION (2010) and LAST FRAGMENTS OF WINTER (2011) throughout the entire month. These were films ...
As February is about to end, I would also like to thank Astro A-List (channel 450) for playing four of my old short films, KINGYO (2009), EXHALATION (2010), INHALATION (2010) and LAST FRAGMENTS OF WINTER (2011) throughout the...
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Filmmaker, Producer
Employment
  • Greenlight Pictures
    Filmmaker, Producer, present
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Tokyo or Kuala Lumpur
Previously
Malaysia - Perth, Western Australia - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Malaysian filmmaker based in Tokyo
Introduction
Edmund YEO (1984, Singapore) is a Malaysian filmmaker based in Tokyo. Since 2008, Yeo has been writing and directing short films at a prolific rate. He was the youngest ever Malaysian filmmaker invited to the competition at the Venice Film Festival with his first Japanese-language short 'kingyo' (2009). In 2010, he made a pair of short films that are thematically linked: 'Inhalation' (2010) and 'Exhalation' (2010). 'Inhalation' won the Best Asian Short Film award at the Pusan International Film Festival. 'Exhalation' was screened at the Dubai, Rotterdam, Jeonju and Shanghai Film Festivals. 

He is also the editor and producer of Woo Ming Jin's award-winning films, The Elephant and the Sea (2007), Woman On Fire Looks For Water (2009) and The Tiger Factory (2010), the latter, which he co-wrote, premiered in Cannes Film Festival 2010.
Education
  • Waseda University
    2013
  • Murdoch University, Western Australia
    2006
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Yeo Yee Haeng