Fascinated by the fleeting, transitory nature of life and the emotional dread that arise from it, Celestine Pang is a young Singaporean filmmaker who strives to explore and portray the complexities of the human condition through his work. Since his formative years, Celestine has harboured a deep-seated passion for the art of film, leading him to pursue a diploma in Film, Sound & Video at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, where he discovered his love for writing, directing, and producing. This was showcased in his thesis film, Lady E’s Wedding Revenge Plan (2019) where he served as the 1st assistant director and assistant producer. The film was part of the HonourSG initiative and received the Best Live Action Film award at the National Youth Film Awards 2020.
To further hone his craft, Celestine pursued a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Film at LASALLE College of The Arts, where he double majored in producing and scriptwriting. He produced an experimental documentary on a rare mental condition called Depersonalization-derealization disorder for his thesis, titled The World I Live in Doesn't Exist (2023) and penned the script for an existential narrative film, Let the Tides Take Us (2023). Celestine’s oeuvre reflects his belief that films should evoke emotions in viewers before they can fully comprehend them. His unique perspective in his films allows them to serve as a guide for audiences to navigate the intricacies of the human experience.