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This Freelancer Life – Dave Tan S2E8

In our 8th episode, we talk with Dave Tan, a filmmaker, and voice over talent who is best known as the frontman for Electrico, one of Singapore’s more successful rock bands that signed with Universal Music and releasing 3 albums.

Dave also shares his start in media as a sports journalist, his move into on-air promos, the decision to say goodbye to a steady job with Nickelodeon to pursue his music career and his documentary film about Mambo Jambo, a mid-week dance phenomenon at Zouk for 21 years. He’s writing a screenplay with designs to break into feature film directing.

This Freelancer Life – Jasmine Ng S2E7

In our 7th episode, we talk with Jasmine Ng, a filmmaker who tells stories across different media. She’s worked in film, television, theatre, and site-specific installations. Her credit list includes Moveable Feast, Eating Air, SHIRKERS, Lonely Planet Six Degrees, FUTURE FEED, Our Town, In The Silence of Your Heart).

She edited Eric Khoo’s 12 Storeys (Cannes-Un Certain Regard), co-directed and produced Moveable Feast (Clermont-Ferrand, Museum of Modern Art-New York), and co-directed Eating Air with Kelvin Tong. (Rotterdam IFF VPRO Tigers Competition, FIPRESCI Special Critics Mention, SFC Young Cinema Award).

She also has many broadcast-commissioned hours under her belt, having directed narrative-factual programmes for Discovery Channel, National Geographic, and others. She is one of the co-founders and current president of the Singapore Association of Motion Picture Professionals.

This Freelancer Life – Hossan Leong S2E6

In our 6th episode, we talk to Hossan Leong, one of the most loved and recognized performers working today in Singapore and shows no signs of slowing down. With skills as diverse as singing, dancing, acting, piano playing and stand up comedy, he’s as in-demand as ever.

Known as “Singapore Boy”, is putting on his final solo show this August and shares the lessons he’s learned over his career on how to strike a good work-life balance, when to choose art over money and what’s next for this multi-talented entertainer.

Check out Double Confirm, his production company.

This Freelancer Life – Vanessa Fernandez S2E5

This episode we talk with Vanessa Fernandez, an artist-producer, who’s released soul/electronic music, managed radio stations and believes in positively shaping culture through music. Her solo career, under the moniker of Vandetta, is keeping her incredibly busy – check out her website soundslikevan

She has performed at festivals around the world and has also released music on major labels such as Universal & EMI, independent labels, Syndicate, Groove Note Records, Medallion Sounds, as well as her imprint, Ownself Records.

She has been featured in Singapore’s National Day theme song video “We Are Singapore” and sang the National Anthem at the Singapore F1 Grand Prix 2018. She produced the Hear65 (Singapore Showcase) at BIGSOUND, Brisbane, and will run the Noise Music Mentorship for the National Arts Council in 2018/19.

This Freelancer Life – Rob Middleton S2E4

In this episode, we talk to Rob Middleton, a director, and channel creative director who also happens to be one of the best-known voice talents in Asia.

Having been the voice of MTV Asia when the icon channel launched in Asia in 1991, Rob’s voice, his voice has been used on countless TV ads, corporate videos and as the channel voice for other broadcasters.

Now running a team of over 200 in the on-air creative department at Astro in KL, Malaysia, Rob shares how he got into the voice business while as a film director in Hong Kong and he’s never looked back.

This Freelancer Life – Denise Keller S2E3

We talk to Denise Keller, a multi-talented model, MTV VJ, Travel Show Host and an all-around super nice person about how working in media means a life lived in the public eye, how to deal with fame and how her journey has evolved over her career.

She’s traveled the world as a model in her teens, then became the face of MTV Asia and a household name. She’s hosted numerous travel shows around Asia for Discovery Channel & TLC and went from on-camera talent to behind-the-camera producer for award-winning shows that explore local culture.

Learn more about Denise at her website www.denisekeller.com

This Freelancer Life – Daphne Lim S2E2

In this episode, we talk to a current affairs radio DJ and hugely popular voice over talent. She’s worked in video production before changing her career path and hosting the morning show on MediaCorp’s English language talk radio channel, 938NOW.

A popular voice over talent, she’s recorded countless ads for huge international companies through to brand new start-ups. (Apologies for my very hoarse voice!)

This Freelancer Life – Mike Kasem S2E1

We talk with Mike Kasem, one of the original MTV VJs when MTV Asia launched in 1995 from Singapore. In a career that has spanned over 2 decades, he is now back to his true love of radio and co-hosts the breakfast show on Gold 905.

He discusses the true value of fame, why you need to keep sharp and hone you skills when you’re not working and gives a timely stock tip – to buy Apple!