Mark Chua and Lam Li Shuen are Singaporean filmmakers and artists whose work explores the possibilities of resistance in the presentation and production of narrativity.
Their short films have screened at international film festivals including the 65th BFI London Film Festival (2021), 51st Tampere Film Festival (2021) and International Film Festival & Awards Macao (2020). In 2021, with their short film A Man Trembles, they were awarded Best Southeast Asian Director at the 32nd Singapore International Film Festival. Their experimental feature Revolution Launderette screened at the 30th Singapore International Film Festival (2019), Asian Film Festival Barcelona (2020), Mammoth Lakes Film Festival (2020) among others, and won the Spirit Award at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival (2020).
Official Selection
Chomp It!
International Film Festival Rotterdam
Rotterdam
2023
In Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
21st South Taiwan Film Festival
Tainan
2022
Official Selection
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
Asian Film Joint
Fukuoka
2022
In Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
49th Film Fest Gent
Gent
2022
Official Selection
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
18th Fantastic Fest
Austin, Texas
2022
In Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
27th Split Film Festival
Split
2022
Official Selection
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
17th Shorts Mexico
Mexico
2022
Official Selection
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
8th Minikino Film Week
Bali
2022
In Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
25th Guanajuato International Film Festival
Guanajuato
2022
Official Selection
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
5th Santiago del Estero Film Festival
Santiago del Estero
2022
Honorable Mention - Silver Lynx Fiction Short Film Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
18th FEST - New Directors/New Films Festival
Espinho
2022
In Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
4th Cinemagic On The Pulse Short Film Festival
Belfast
2022
In Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
19th London Short Film Festival
London
2022
Best Director - Southeast Asian Short Film Competition
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
32nd Singapore International Film Festival
Singapore
2021
Official Selection
A Man Trembles (20 min cut)
65th BFI London Film Festival
London
2021
Official Selection
The Cup
7th San Diego Underground Film Festival
San Diego
2021
Best Film, Binisaya World
The Cup
11th Binisaya Film Festival
Cebu
2021
Official Selection
The Cup
10th Dharamshala International Film Festival
Dharamshala
2021
In Competition
The Cup
22nd San Diego Asian Film Festival
San Diego
2021
In Competition
The Cup
8th Riga International Film Festival 2021
Riga
2021
In Competition
The Cup
7th Minikino Film Week 2021
Bali
2021
First Prize (Moving images)
The Cup
Julius Baer Next Generation Art Prize 2021
2021
In Competition
The Cup
51st Tampere Film Festival 2021
Tampere
2021
In Competition
The Cup
5th International Film Festival & Awards Macao 2020
2020
In Competition
The Cup
31st Singapore International Film Festival 2020
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
6th San Diego Underground Film Festival
San Diego, California
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
3rd Sharjah Film Platform
Sharjah
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
8th Asian Film Festival Barcelona
Barcelona
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
11th Eastern Oregon Film Festival
La Grande, Oregon
2020
Opening Film - Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
10th Binisaya Film Festival
Cebu
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
6th Mammoth Lakes Film Festival
Mammoth Lakes, California
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
4th Festival ECRÃ
Rio de Janeiro
2020
Official Selection
Cannonball
13th Arizona Underground Film Festival
Tucson, Arizona
2020
Official Selection
Cannonball
10th Queens World Film Festival
New York
2020
Official Selection
Revolution Launderette
30th Singapore International Film Festival
Singapore
2019
Official Selection
Francis and Laika
9th Binisaya Film Festival
Cebu
2019
Official Selection
Francis and Laika
10th Darwin International Film Festival
Darwin
2019
Official Selection
Cannonball
29th Singapore International Film Festival
Singapore
2018
Birth Date
May 28, 1992
Birth City
Singapore