Lunch with Mr Jack Neo

Speaker:

Jack NeoMr Jack NEO won the local audience over with his signature comedic hosting style in variety programmes during the 1990s. Apart from hosting and acting then, he was the creative brain behind the longest running local and high rated variety show, “Comedy Night”. Following his success in television productions, Director, Mr Neo took on new challenges and ventured into the film industry in 1998 with Money No Enough. Consequently, he scripted, directed and produced a successful string of coveted movies namely I Not Stupid (2002), Homerun (2003), Ah Boys To Men (2012) which is Singapore’s highest grossing feature film to-date, and many more. Besides garnering record high box office earnings, Mr Neo’s later works drew much regional and international attention. Among his well-commented works, Homerun won a total of six international awards. Today, Director Mr Neo is one of the most prolific filmmakers in Singapore. In recognition of his achievements and contributions towards Singapore’s media industry, Director Mr Neo was awarded Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999 and Multi-Talent Award in 2004 from MediaCorp Singapore in Star Awards. He also received the Public Service Medal Award in August 2004 and the Arts Cultural Medallion Award in October 2005.  

Enquiries:

For any enquiries, please contact Ms Vani Gunasilan at 6516-8377 or via email:
Date:
Monday, 28 October 2013
Time:
12.30 pm – 2.15 pm