Noise Singapore Workshop Series: From Hougang to Hollywood

Actually, it was more like Telok Blangah but it didn't sound as catchy. Edmund Shern – the first creative in Singapore to sell a film concept to a major Hollywood studio – shares his journey from his seemingly random life in Singapore to a career producing with Hollywood's A-List. What's the secret to success and how can a young person today aspire for the impossible? Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind workshop, as this musician-artist-writer-director-producer shares some real life experiences and motivational tips on bringing your work to an international level, the art of rejection and doing what you love in film, music and more.

Date: 10 Oct 2009 (Sat)
Time: 1 – 3pm
Venue: MICA building lvl 2, Esplanade Room
Admission: Free
Register: Email the workshop title, your name, NRIC, contact number and a link to your Noise profile page to or call 6344 2953. Priority will be given to active Noise members.

About Edmund Shern
Edmund Shern is founder and evil mastermind at Storm Lion while also the Chief Operating Officer of Hollywood-based Radical Films. This former MTV director has gone from doing his NUS Geography thesis on Batman’s Gotham City to creating Phua Chu Kang, writing the Teenage Textbook Movie, and doing stupid jokes on the MrBrown Show, to being creator and executive producer of Freedom Formula, which Bryan Singer (X-Men, Superman Returns) is producing as a major live-action Hollywood feature. His other projects include collaborations with Oscar nominee Johnny Depp, Virginia Madsen (Sideways), rock band KISS, Amano (Final Fantasy), Stan Lee (Spiderman), Len Wiseman (Die Hard 4) and many more. He does not have a cat.