Eric Khoo

Active - 1995 - 2020  |   Born - Mar 27, 1965 in Singapore  |   Genres - Drama, Comedy Drama

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  • Credited for reviving the Singapore film industry and for putting the nation onto the International film map in 1995.
  • First recipient of the National Arts Councils Young Artist Award for Film in 1997.
  • His feature, My Magic was nominated for the Cannes Palme d'Or in 2008.
  • Was ranked as one of the 25 exceptional trend makers of Asia by Asiaweek magazine in 1998.
  • Appointed as a board member of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Asia in 2007.
  • Has served as the jury president or head at several film festivals and awards including the Asian Film Awards and Rotterdam International Film Festival in 2012.
  • 2008 recipient of the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Letters, from the French Cultural Minister.