Learn the intricacies and process of making great horror films from our guests and acclaimed horror filmmakers Joko Anwar and Yeon Sang-ho as they share their experiences and insights.
Whether you are a fellow movie director, an aspiring content creator or a horror film junkie, you are all welcome to join!
Known for his unflinchingly violent and stylised animation films, Yeon Sang-ho garnered enormous acclaim around the globe for his animation features The King of Pigs and The Fake. In 2016, he reached international acclaim with his zombie movie Train to Busan, which became an instant classic. Considered one of the most creative minds in Korean cinema, Yeon’s works use animation and film for social critiques. In this masterclass, Yeon Sang-ho shares about his transition from animation to live action films and how he uses these mediums to tell a story effectively.
Yeon Sang-ho Masterclass
20 October, Saturday
Joko Anwar is one of Indonesia’s most famous directors, whose diverse repertoire ranges from festival-pleasing dramas like 2015’s A Copy of My Mind to rollicking rom-coms like 2005’s box office hit Janji Joni. His films have gained international recognition, with critics lauding that his works “would make Hitchcock and Almodóvar proud”. Recently in 2017, Pengabdi Setan (Satan's Slaves) is a reboot of the beloved Indonesian horror classic of the same title, which was one of the reasons Joko Anwar became a filmmaker. In this masterclass, Joko Anwar shares about his transition from film critic to filmmaker and how his personal experiences shape the stories he tells.
Joko Anwar Masterclass
27 October, Saturday