27th SGIFF: In Conversation | Cinema Legend, Simon Yam
IN CONVERSATION WITH CINEMA LEGEND, SIMON YAM
4 DEC 2016, SUN / 11.00AM / 60MIN
IMPORTANT TICKETING INFORMATION BELOW
One of the most recognizable faces of Asian cinema, internationally acclaimed Hong Kong actor Simon Yam started from humble beginnings and worked his way up the industry. He became a household name with popular television series such as Return of the Condor Heroes (1983) and New Heavenly Sword and Dragon Sabre (1986). Upon entering the film industry in 1987, he has since appeared in over 200 movies, including Bullet in the Head (1991), Full Contact (1993), Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life (2003), Election (2005), and The Midnight After (2014). Find out how Simon Yam approaches his various acting roles, his big jump from television to blockbuster films, navigating between arthouse and commercial fare, and the secret behind his illustrious career.
Simon Yam is a veteran Hong Kong-based actor and film producer. He started his career as a model before finding his calling as an actor in the 1970s, signing with Hong Kong television network TVB. A true icon of Hong Kong cinema, Simon Yam has worked with some of Hong Kong’s most acclaimed directors such as Ringo Lam, Johnnie To and Ann Hui. He most recently starred in Malaysian director Ho Yuhang’s Mrs K (2016), opposite martial arts legend Kara Wai.
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LINKS TO OTHER MASTERCLASSES:
- ANURAG KASHYAP
- DARREN ARONOFSKY
- FRUIT CHAN
- DARREN ARONOFSKY
- HERMAN YAU
- NAOMI KAWASE
- TRAN ANH HUNG
LINKS TO OTHER TALKS:
- THE ROAD TO MANDALAY
- MUTATING MYTHOLOGIES - HYBRID CINEMA OF LATIN AMERICA
- ACTORS UNSCRIPTED WITH JACK NEO
- DEVELOPING SCREENPLAYS IN SINGAPORE
- ELEVATING YOUR STORY THROUGH SOUND DESIGN
- EXPLORING VR360 IN SHORT FILMS
- FUTURE OF CINEMA FORUM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM SGT
Free Seating (Refundable) $5.00
On sale until Dec 3, 2016, 6:00:00 PM
- Venue Address
- 6 Bayfront Ave, 018974 Singapore