Category: Open


Through filmmaking, we get to explore someone else's world and share our perspectives with the audiences. With 'Kadal' we want to call to attention the reality of climate change, and to hopefully spur our audiences to realise how close to home the consequences can really get. We also look how human instincts and forces of nature face off.

Devamanikandan Kannaya Somu

Producer, Director of Photography

Parthiban Mayalagan

Writer, Director

Laavania Krishna



Ashvin Segar

Film by the Team






Mentored By

Boo Junfeng


Boo’s debut feature film, Sandcastle, was the first Singaporean film to be invited to the Cannes Film Festival’s International Critics’ Week and listed by The Wall Street Journal as one of Asia’s most notable films of 2010. His second feature film, Apprentice, premiered in May 2016 at Cannes Film Festival under the Un Certain Regard section in the Official Selection. Boo’s works often humanises topics such as identity, memory, sexuality and human rights, using personal and intimate narratives.


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