BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in Singapore, Martin Hong recently graduated from Nanyang Technological University’s School of Art Design & Media (ADM).

He majored in Digital Filmmaking.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Martin’s short films have been screened both locally and overseas. Below are some of his achievements.

“Geeks Vs. Bloggers”
+ Official selection LAWebfest 2017
+ Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor, Lead Actress in a comedy

“随我飞翔’ (Come Fly Away With Me)”
+ Nominated for “Best Direction” and “Best Cinematography” at National Youth Film Awards 2015

“三秒忠 (3 Seconds)”
+ Screened at 25th Singapore International Film Festival 2014, Singapore Panorama Section
+ Selected for 
Portland Asian Film Festival 2015
+ Selected for Asian Film Festival, Italy 2015
+ Screened at Asian Film Focus, 2016

“Dancing Queens”  
+ Won “Second Runner-up” and “Audience Choice” at Cathay Motion Picture Awards 2014
+ Screening at ‘The Best of You’ Exhibtion 2014

Passengers
+ Won Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, Audience Choice Award at the The 48 Hour Film Project 2013
+ Screening at Filmapalooza 2014, New Orleans, USA
+ Screening at CAAMFest 2014, San Fransico, USA
+ Screening at 48HFP: Best Of Asia Screening 2014

“Orbits”
+ 11th Singapore Short Cuts 2014

See You Again
+ won 3rd prize at PUB’s “My Take On Water” Competition 2013

Adrift
+ featured on The Fashion Film Network, the internet’s largest fashion film distribution network

“Giselle” 
+  Nominated for “Best Cinematography”, “Best Sound” and “Best Art Direction” at the 5th Singapore Short Film Awards 2013
+ Screened at the 17th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival 2013
+ 11th Singapore Short Cuts 2014

“Halfway Home”
+ Showcase at VIDEOvoiddeck 3 2013@ The Substation
+ Showcase at EXPOSED Obscured Exhibition 2013@ The Vault

“Day and Night” 
+ Showcase at VIDEOvoiddeck 2012@ The Substation 

“Bartimaeus” 
+ Showcased at ‘Ew! Pink Soil’ film festival 2011

“What Makes A Young Champion: The small things” 
+ Won the WMYC Video Competition 2010    

“Dreaming Kester” 
+ Finalist in the 22nd Singapore International Film Festival (SIFF) : Short film category
+ Screened at Substation First Take 2009
+ Screened at 6th Singapore Short Cuts 2009
+ Nominated “Best Script” at Singapore Short Film Awards 2009
+ Selected for Official Showcase at Berlin Hot Shots 2010

“Watch Boy Walking” 
+ Won first prize in the Canon DV Fest 2006: Secondary school category

2015
+ Selected for Asian Film Academy (AFA) program, at Busan International Film Festival 2015

2013
+ Selected for Film Leaders incubator (FLY) 2O13, ASEAN filmmakers’ program
+ 1 out of 2 Singaporeans selected to represent the country
+ 3-part workshop held in South Korea, Thailand and Japan.

2013
Fantastic Film School
+ Selected for NAFF, Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival, Korea