This Freelancer Life

Hosted ByKenn Delbridge

Creative Freelancers in Singapore and Asia share their experiences in the industry.

What’s the secret to thriving as a freelancer in the media industry? Audio Post Mixer and Sound Designer Kenn Delbridge talks to a creative freelancer in Asia and asks them about how they got into the media industry, where they’re going, and tips for succeeding in a field where the idea of you being the product you’re selling, is the most powerful concept.

 


All Episodes

COVID-19: George Putong on Marketing & Pivots | S3E3

2020 has been the most challenging year in recent memory, with the COVID19 situation hitting all sectors. Our third season is about COVID19 and its impact on the creative production industry. This podcast aims to be as neutral as possible, to present information, opinions and commentary in a manner that, we hope, is fair and...

COVID-19: Jackie They – Edutech Roadmap Asia | S3E2

2020 has been the most challenging year in recent memory, with the COVID19 situation hitting all sectors. Our third season is about COVID19 and its impact on the creative production industry. This podcast aims to be as neutral as possible, to present information, opinions and commentary in a manner that, we hope, is fair and...

COVID-19: Desmond Tan – Typical Films | S3E1

2020 has been the most challenging year in recent memory, with the COVID19 situation hitting all sectors. Our third season is about COVID19 and the impact on Singapore’s creative production industry. This podcast aims to be as neutral as possible, to present information, opinions and commentary in a manner that, we hope, is fair and...

This Freelancer Life – Christian Lee, Jason Chan of BananaMana Films | S2E12

Christian Lee and Jason Chan are 2 writers/directors who both came from acting backgrounds. Both are based in Singapore (having moved from Australia and the US respectively) and run the production company BananaMana Films Pte Ltd.  Having started in corporate video production, BananaMana Films quickly moved into creative video production for corporate companies and now create narrative...

This Freelancer Life – Tan Pin Pin Documentary Filmmaker | S2E11

We talk to Singapore’s leading documentary filmmaker, director Tan Pin Pin. Her body of work includes her best-known film, the beloved Singapore Gaga and Moving House, recognized with a Student Oscar. She shares how she crafts her films, sometimes taking up to a year in the editing stage, and the secret to her films –...

This Freelancer Life – Desmond Tan Atypical Films | S2E10

Last year, this amazing ad for McDonalds, went viral, garnering press from around the world including buzzfeed, and racked up over 1 million views on YouTube. We talk to one of Singapore’s best commercials director, Desmond Tan of Atypical Films Desmond heads Atypical Films which features a bevy of directors. You can reach Atypical via...

This Freelancer Life – William Chan TMRWW | S2E9

We talk to William Chan, one of Singapore’s best designers, whose art collective PHUNK Studio won the President’s Design Award in 2017. He’s been part of PHUNK for 25 years with 3 partners, all from LaSalle School of the Arts, spent several years at MTV learning about broadcast design and the last 6 years have...

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...

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...